Virtual Console News


Nintendo Downloads: Pokemon, Indiana Jones and Demos, Demos, Demos

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 16, 2009 8:00am PST

Not only does this week's batch of Wii and DSi downloadable releases include the usual selection--including more from the Art Style series and yet...


"A few things... 1) Demos! It's about time nintendo! welcome to 1992. 2) Pokemon Rumble ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Excitebike, Frogger, Bomberman and Electroplankton

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 09, 2009 7:15am PST

Retro is the dish of the day at Nintendo, with new Frogger, Bomberman and Excitebike games headlining this week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi...


"the gem is that they're releasing Electroplankton in pieces :( don't kill our rare carts value!"

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Nintendo Downloads: Vikings, Street Fighters, Carnies

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 02, 2009 7:36am PST

This week sees a large and varied selection of titles being released for download on the DSi and Wii, from a Viking-themed DSi tower defense and...


"Fighting Street. This game made me wanna get the TG-16 CD-Rom addon. Good thing I soon realized ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Zombies Ate My Neighbors, Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3, Golden Axe

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 26, 2009 7:26am PDT

With Halloween just around the corner, Nintendo is breaking out emergency supplies of ghosts and ghoulies as no less than two thirds of this week's...


""When your life bar runs out, you lose a life" how so this is how it work... 20 years in the ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Domo-kun, LostWinds, Rygar

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 19, 2009 6:31am PDT

Television mascot and Internet icon Domo-kun is the star of this week's batch of Wii and DSi downloadable releases, with a grand five DSiWare games...


"the rygar that's been up on the european vc for a while is the arcade version. I haven't bought ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Final Fight 2

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 12, 2009 6:51am PDT

Quality trumps quantity in this week's batch of Wii and DSi downloadable titles with the release of splendid side-scrolling SNES beat 'em up Final...


"I loved Final Fight 2. The first was great...but the SNES version in the US was missing Guy or ..."

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Weekly Nintendo Downloads Bring Final Fantasy 1, Thorium Wars and Word Searcher

By Chris Faylor, Oct 05, 2009 8:45am PDT

This week's regularly scheduled update to the North American Wii and Nintendo DSi Shop Channels may not be as loaded as weeks past, but ...Final...


"I start playing FF7 this weekend , is there any good turn base RPG on the Ps3? (its fun but it ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Altered Beast, Dragon Quest Wars, DRiiFT Mania and Arkanoid Plus!

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 28, 2009 12:00pm PDT

This week's North American batch of Wii and DSi downloadable releases sets its sights on mature gamers--people old enough to be excited by the...


"Unless I'm missing something, Altered Beast is 800 points. I saw it listed as 1000 points here ..."

- satsun see all 3 comments

Nintendo Downloads: Last Ninja 2, MySims Camera, You, Me and the Cubes

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 21, 2009 11:50am PDT

Another weekly batch of downloadable Wii and DSi releases, another WiiWare tennis. Thankfully MySims Camera, Last Ninja 2 and Nintendo's You, Me...


"Wow, DSi's downloads are so disappointing. Not one real game yet. "

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Nintendo Scheme Rewards Wii Points, Downloadable Games for Getting Friends Online

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2009 10:50am PDT

A new scheme announced recently by Nintendo will give European Wii owners Wii Points and Nintendo Virtual Console games as reward for helping...


"I’m happy to help people get their Wii online so you get 500 free points (enough for one ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Poker, Art, Crash 'N The Boys

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 14, 2009 10:32am PDT

Monday means a new round of downloadable releases for the Wii and DSi are now available, though Nintendo has neglected to make its customary...


Nintendo Downloads: Contra Rebirth, Super Return of the Jedi, and More

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 07, 2009 9:10am PDT

2D platforming shooters are the order of the day, with both Super Return of the Jedi from the SNES and a new co-op-packing installment of the...


"I wish the LucasArts virtual console games would come to Europe also. I wonder why Nintendo ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 6 comments

Nintendo Downloads: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 2, Phantasy Star, and 'Maximum Fun'

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 31, 2009 7:05am PDT

At first glance, Tales of Monkey Island - Chapter 2 and Master System RPG Phantasy Star might seem the biggest Wii and DSi downloadable releases...


"<3 Phantasy Star, I still have a crush on Alis Landale. One of my first ever RPGs."

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Nintendo Downloads: Drills, Bubbles and Jedi

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 24, 2009 6:49am PDT

A very light week for the DSi and Wii, with Nintendo's platforms receiving only three downloadable releases between the pair of them. Celebrity...


"i had a japanese version on my dreamcast and my roommate and i would always load it up and shout ..."

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Nintendo Downloads Pop-Up with Ninjas, Sudoku

By Chris Faylor, Aug 17, 2009 8:55am PDT

The dawn of a new week brings with it the regular Nintendo Download update, supplying Wii and Nintendo DSi owners with the latest in downloadable...


"I'm so glad I own the original RoS that has all the goofy cameos before they were taken out. "

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