Virtual Console News


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,...


Nintendo Downloads: Enjoy Your Massage!

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 09, 2010 6:00am PDT

This week's round of DSi and Wii downloadable releases takes things down a notch, letting players get creative with Rhythm Core Alpha, play a...


"I saw no tentacles of any kind in the game play photos. I bet they come out on the second play ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: BlayzBloo

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2010 8:00am PDT

If you're frustrated by yet another week of downloadable Wii and DSi releases without a Virtual Console title, perhaps you can work your anger out...


Nintendo Downloads: Aero the Acrobat, Puffins, Insurgents and Octopodes

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 26, 2010 7:40am PDT

After three weeks without releasing a single Virtual Console game for Wii, Nintendo has slipped Aero the Acrobat into this week's batch of Wii and...


"Exactly. When ever I see the word all I can think of is Jake Rodkin saying "Puffinths!!""

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Nintendo Downloads: All Things Adorable

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 19, 2010 7:00am PDT

As today brings another batch of weekly DSi and Wii downloadable releases without a Virtual Console title, Nintendo has apparently stacked its...


Nintendo Downloads: Toribash

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 12, 2010 6:20am PDT

A WiiWare version of the physics-driven violence simulator Toribash is the highlight of this week's North American DSi and Wii downloadable...


Nintendo Downloads: Pearl Harbor, Cowbots

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 05, 2010 7:00am PDT

Presumably to mark the fourth of July, this week's batch of downloadable releases for the DSi and Wii includes looks at two very different periods...


"there's something just a little fucked up about a pearl harbor game on a japanese console."

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Nintendo Downloads: Mario Tennis, Date or Ditch, Frat Party Games

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 28, 2010 7:40am PDT

Whether you're feeling like a Wimbledon tennis star, giggly teenager or drunken frat boy, this week's batch of downloadable releases for the Wii...