Virtual Console News


Nintendo Downloads: Fluidity, Commando and More

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 06, 2010 6:40am PST

Virtual Console releases are a lot like buses--you wait weeks for one, then two come along at once. Some hilarious video game observational comedy...


"Oh man! A fireplace simulator for my Wii! Game of the year."

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Nintendo Downloads: Cave Story

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 29, 2010 7:30am PST

Cave Story is the star of this week's batch of WiiWare and DSiWare downloadable releases, as Studio Pixel's action-adventure launches on DSi and...


"dang..so i wonder what the hold up on Nifflas' Night Story/Night Game is..it was supposed to be ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: WiiWare Demos, Tetris Live Party, Spin Master

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 22, 2010 11:20am PST

The first fruits of Nintendo's new WiiWare demo program have arrived in this week's batch of Wii and DSi downloadable releases, along with...


"I think thats the 3rd Tetris release for the DS. Can't blame them, its still a popular game online."

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Nintendo Downloads: Disco Lights, Big Beats and Las Vegas Slot Machines

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 08, 2010 6:20am PST

If you were astonished by the recent release of a DSiWare title which turns your handheld into a very expensive flashlight, you'll be astonished by...


Nintendo Downloads: Robox, Gene Labs and NeoGeo's Street Slam

By Xav de Matos, Nov 01, 2010 8:45am PDT

This week's batch of Nintendo downloads features two additions to the WiiWare service, Robox and Gene Labs--with the latter receiving a DSi version...


Nintendo Downloads: BIT.TRIP FATE

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 25, 2010 8:30am PDT

This week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi releases demonstrates the wonderful width and breadth of the video gaming world, letting you blast...


"Alice I'm loving the Flashlight screenshots. Thanks for including them! Also, do you really ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Final Fantasy Mystic Quest

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 18, 2010 7:40am PDT

This week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi new releases brings goodies including a Virtual Console version of Square's RPG Final Fantasy Mystic...


"At the time of its release, RPGs were still quite a niche genre. Mystic Quest was meant as a ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Sonic the Hedgehog 4, Sonic Creator's New Platformer 'Ivy the Kiwi?'

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 11, 2010 8:40am PDT

This week's batch of Wii and DSi downloadable releases brings a double-whammy of Sonic-y goodness. Nintendo's delivering the first chapter of Sonic...


"I think its like saying this might be the name of the staring character your playing as... But ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Fatal Fury 3, 'Shantae' Sequel

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2010 7:32am PDT

Monday morning means another round of downloadable releases for the DSi and Wii in North America, with this week's batch including classic Neo Geo...


Nintendo Downloads: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 20, 2010 6:31am PDT

Eric Carle's wonderful Very Hungry Caterpillar crawls onto Wii in this week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi releases, teaching its ABCs. If you...


"No new MyNotebook? At least there's a calendar to keep the Giant Bombcast DSiWare section ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Castle Conqueror, Crazy Pinball

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 13, 2010 6:39am PDT

You might hope that the 25th anniversary of the release of Super Mario Bros. would be a good occasion to release some fine Mario wares for download...


Nintendo Downloads: Samurai Shodown III

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 06, 2010 9:00am PDT

After a lengthy Virtual Console drought, this week's batch of downloadable Nintendo Wii and DSi releases brings sweet relief with SNK's vintage...


"All of the games on VC are emulated and they obviously do quality control on them because I ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Tales of Elastic Boy

By Xav de Matos, Aug 30, 2010 8:00am PDT

Although Nintendo returned to adding Virtual Console releases to its weekly list of downloadable offerings last week, we're not so lucky this time...


Nintendo Downloads: And Yet It Moves

By Xav de Matos, Aug 23, 2010 6:45am PDT

This week's batch of Nintendo digital releases brings with it a new addition to the Virtual Console, something the Wii platform has been lacking...


"And yet it moves for the wii - is it directly attached to the remote? On the PC version you ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Monsters vs. Robots

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2010 7:00am PDT

Nintendo has unveiled this week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi releases to reveal yet another week without a Virtual Console title. There is,...