More LucasArts Classics Headed to Wii

By Chris Faylor, Aug 10, 2009 11:00am PDT Today's Virtual Console re-release of Super Star Wars (SNES) was only the beginning, as publisher LucasArts today vowed that it will be bringing more of its console classics to the Wii's digital download service.

Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi will be joining Super Star Wars "in the coming weeks," with all three of the old-school Super Nintendo games going for 800 Wii Points ($8) a pop.

"Additional classic LucasArts games" were promised for the future, but none were named. Potential re-release candidates include Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (N64), Star Wars: Rogue Squadron (N64), SW Episode I: Racer (N64), Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures (SNES) and the long-expected Zombies Ate My Neighbors (SNES/GEN).

Though LucasArts has long ignored its library of vintage classics, the company has recently begun to embrace its heritage through remakes, revivals and re-releases.

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