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Super Metroid available on the Wii U eShop May 15th for $0.30

The SNES classic, Super Metroid, will be available on the Nintendo Wii U eShop tomorrow, May 15th, for the bargain price of 30 cents.  When Nintendo announced the Famicom 30th Anniversary line up of games for the Wii U Virtual Console, many gamers (including me) immediately targeted Super Metroid for download.  Personally, I consider it [...]

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Harvest Moon will be available in the 3DS eShop on May 16th

Natsume has tweeted that their Game Boy Color release of Harvest Moon will be available on the 3DS eShop this Thursday, May 16th.  Apparently, this is a colorized version of the original Harvest Moon on the Game Boy.  Will you grab this farm sim game from the virtual console this week?

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King of Fighters ’99 hits the Wii eShop May 16th

Originally released in 1999, this is the 6th installment in the King of Fighters series. This time, there is a new protagonist with an all-new story. Instead of the previous 3-member team format, now teams have 4 members, where 3 members actually fight and 1 member is designated as a “Striker”. As in previous versions, [...]

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Nintendo Games for the Month of May

April’s showers are giving way to May’s flowers.  From now till the end of the year, it seems that Nintendo has a big game or two for each month.  What’s on tap for May 2013?  Check out the goods inside! 

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Today in History: April 28th 1989 – Super Mario Bros 2 Hits the Nintendo Entertainment System

Nintendo was still new to the sequel rituals when they released Super Mario Bros 2 on the NES, and boy did they go away from the norm for what a sequel was supposed to be.  Being almost a complete departure from the original NES title, in Japan the title used for the US SMB2 was [...]

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Spring Wii U System Update and Virtual Console available now

Nintendo has updated the Wii U system to help the slow loading times and released several games for the Virtual Console.  The update is big, but didn’t take me as long as the “out of the box” update last November.  Load times are improved, but I can’t help thinking they could be better.  Returning to [...]

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Mega Man 4 available on 3DS eShop now

Capcom continues releasing the classic NES Mega Man titles today with Mega Man 4.  Originally released in 1992 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, this version of Mega Man introduces new bad guy, Dr. Cossack.  Personally, I never played this version in the 90s, and when I did I felt that the game was missing something.  [...]

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Capcom embraces the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

Capcom has already released Mega Man 1 and 2 on Nintendo’s Virtual Console for the 3DS.  They have pledged that the other 4 Mega Man games will be released as well.  Mega Man 3 has been announced for next week, March 14th.  Now, we are hearing reports that Capcom’s classic arcade titles are being rated [...]

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Wii U Virtual Console…did Nintendo get it right?

So, as it turns out, Nintendo did announce the Virtual Console for the Wii U during their Nintendo Direct presentation today.  NES, SNES, and even GBA titles were discussed.  One key item the Wii U VC needed was off tv play on the Gamepad and, thankfully, Nintendo confirmed that this will be available.  Unfortunately, this [...]

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