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Topic: Wii U VC games missing between regions (The old thread)

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CrazyOtto

1. Posted:

This thread is the Wii U equivalent to http://www.nintendolife.com/forums/3dsvc/3ds_vc_games_missing... . The most up to date list will always be in my newest post in the topic, not this first post.

AVAILABLE IN EU BUT NOT NA

  • Mario's Super Picross
  • Mega Man
  • Pac-Man

AVAILABLE IN NA BUT NOT EU

  • Balloon Fight (got temporarily removed from EU Wii U VC)

AVAILABLE ONLY IN JAPAN BUT WAS RELEASED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN ORIGINALLY

  • Earthbound (Not released in EU originally)
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Mega Man 3
  • Solomon's Key
  • Spelunker (Not released in EU originally)
  • Super Ghouls'n Ghosts
  • Xevious

MISSING IN JAPAN BUT AVAILABLE IN NA AND/OR EU

  • Mega Man (Not available on NA Wii U VC yet)
  • Pac-Man (Not available on NA Wii U VC yet)
  • Punch Out!!

Edited on by theblackdragon

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Unca_Lz

2. Posted:

Oh look, another VC thread :O

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TheKingOfTown

3. Posted:

LzQuacker wrote:

Oh look, another VC thread :O

Well this is the Wii U VC forum. :P

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SparkOfSpirit

4. Posted:

I wonder why Capcom skipped Mega Man 1 and 2 in Japan. Sort of like how Konami skipped Contra for every VC release so far.

I'm not sure why they didn't just start from the beginning.

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CrazyOtto

5. Posted:

SparkOfSpirit wrote:

I wonder why Capcom skipped Mega Man 1 and 2 in Japan. Sort of like how Konami skipped Contra for every VC release so far.

I'm not sure why they didn't just start from the beginning.

Capcom and Konami aren't the same, Capcom will probably just go back to 1 & 2 right afterwards.

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Unca_Lz

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TheKingOfTown wrote:

LzQuacker wrote:

Oh look, another VC thread :O

Well this is the Wii U VC forum. :P

Blasphemy!

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CrazyOtto

7. Posted:

Japan's having a big Kirby week next week.

AVAILABLE IN EU BUT NOT NA

  • Mario's Super Picross (SNES)
  • Mega Man (NES)
  • Pac-Man (NES)

AVAILABLE IN NA BUT NOT EU

  • Balloon Fight (NES) (got temporarily removed from EU Wii U VC)

AVAILABLE ONLY IN JAPAN BUT WAS RELEASED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN ORIGINALLY

  • Earthbound (SNES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Kirby's Dream Course (SNES)
  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
  • Kirby Super Star (SNES)
  • Mega Man 3 (NES)
  • Solomon's Key (NES)
  • Spelunker (NES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Super Ghouls'n Ghosts (SNES)
  • Xevious (NES)

MISSING IN JAPAN BUT AVAILABLE IN NA AND/OR EU

  • Mega Man (NES) (Not available on NA Wii U VC yet)
  • Pac-Man (NES) (Not available on NA Wii U VC yet)
  • Punch Out!! (NES)

Japan is also getting Kirby no Kirakira Kizzu (Super Famicom, Japan only) which they originally didn't get on Wii VC until 2010.

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CrazyOtto

8. Posted:

NA also gets Mega Man and Pac-Man.

AVAILABLE IN EU BUT NOT NA

  • Mario's Super Picross (SNES)

AVAILABLE IN NA BUT NOT EU

  • Balloon Fight (NES) (got temporarily removed from EU Wii U VC)

AVAILABLE ONLY IN JAPAN BUT WAS RELEASED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN ORIGINALLY

  • Earthbound (SNES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Kirby's Dream Course (SNES)
  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
  • Kirby Super Star (SNES)
  • Mega Man 3 (NES)
  • Solomon's Key (NES)
  • Spelunker (NES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Super Ghouls'n Ghosts (SNES)
  • Xevious (NES)

MISSING IN JAPAN BUT AVAILABLE IN NA AND/OR EU

  • Mega Man (NES)
  • Pac-Man (NES)
  • Punch Out!! (NES)

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skywake

9. Posted:

I didn't want to create another thread for this so I thought I'd just post it here. Games recently classified in Australia that will probably appear on the Wii U VC sooner rather than later. Maybe 3DS, maybe Wii (unlikely) maybe Wii U. Some are already on the NA eShop, some are already on the EU eShop, some are only in Japan but I don't think any of these are on the AU eShop.

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  • Star Soldier
  • The King of Fighters '99
  • Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior
  • Life Force

.... and Earthbound!

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CrazyOtto

10. Posted:

skywake wrote:

I didn't want to create another thread for this so I thought I'd just post it here. Games recently classified in Australia that will probably appear on the Wii U VC sooner rather than later. Maybe 3DS, maybe Wii (unlikely) maybe Wii U. Some are already on the NA eShop, some are already on the EU eShop, some are only in Japan but I don't think any of these are on the AU eShop.

  • Summer Carnival '92: Recca
  • Star Soldier
  • The King of Fighters '99
  • Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior
  • Life Force

.... and Earthbound!

I think the NES games are for 3DS, the Neo Geo games are for Wii, and Earthbound is of course for Wii U.

I just noticed Japan didn't have Donkey Kong Jr. when EU and NA got it.

Europe's getting Xevious and Solomon's Key.

AVAILABLE IN EU BUT NOT NA

  • Mario's Super Picross (SNES)
  • Solomon's Key (NES)
  • Xevious (NES)

AVAILABLE IN NA BUT NOT EU

  • Balloon Fight (NES) (got temporarily removed from EU Wii U VC)

AVAILABLE ONLY IN JAPAN BUT WAS RELEASED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN ORIGINALLY

  • Earthbound (SNES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Kirby's Dream Course (SNES)
  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
  • Kirby Super Star (SNES)
  • Mega Man 3 (NES)
  • Spelunker (NES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Super Ghouls'n Ghosts (SNES)

MISSING IN JAPAN BUT AVAILABLE IN NA AND/OR EU

  • Donkey Kong Jr. (NES)
  • Mega Man (NES)
  • Pac-Man (NES)
  • Punch Out!! (NES)

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skywake

11. Posted:

@MrSRArter
Highly unlikely they'll end up just on the Wii, a lot of effort to go and get them classified just for launch on an aging platform.... :S

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KingMike

12. Posted:

Mario's Super Picross has never been released in NA, not on the SNES and not even on Wii. :P
I wonder what the story with that is?

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skywake

13. Posted:

Just saw on twitter that Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge has been rated. Googled it, another game not released here that got a rating. This is way too much content to be brushed off, I'd say there's a revival of the Hanabi Festival coming soon. We know Earthbound is on its way to the Wii U so that's the sensible headliner. I think it's fairly safe to assume that these are heading to the Wii U.

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DarkEdi

14. Posted:

Super Picross has never appeared in SNES, Wii or Wii U.in NOA :p

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CrazyOtto

15. Posted:

KingMike wrote:

Mario's Super Picross has never been released in NA, not on the SNES and not even on Wii. :P
I wonder what the story with that is?

DarkEdi wrote:

Super Picross has never appeared in SNES, Wii or Wii U.in NOA :p

Who knows, maybe it will this time.

skywake wrote:

Just saw on twitter that Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge has been rated. Googled it, another game not released here that got a rating. This is way too much content to be brushed off, I'd say there's a revival of the Hanabi Festival coming soon. We know Earthbound is on its way to the Wii U so that's the sensible headliner. I think it's fairly safe to assume that these are heading to the Wii U.

I don't know, they could be 3DS VC or Wii U if they're NES games.

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CrazyOtto

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AVAILABLE IN EU BUT NOT NA

  • Mario's Super Picross (SNES)
  • Solomon's Key (NES)
  • Xevious (NES)

AVAILABLE IN NA BUT NOT EU

  • Balloon Fight (NES) (got temporarily removed from EU Wii U VC)

AVAILABLE ONLY IN JAPAN BUT WAS RELEASED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN ORIGINALLY

  • Earthbound (SNES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Kirby's Dream Course (SNES)
  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
  • Kirby Super Star (SNES)
  • Mega Man 3 (NES)
  • Spelunker (NES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Super Ghouls'n Ghosts (SNES)

MISSING IN JAPAN BUT AVAILABLE IN NA AND/OR EU

  • Donkey Kong Jr. (NES)
  • Mega Man (NES)
  • Punch Out!! (NES)

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CrazyOtto

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AVAILABLE IN EU BUT NOT NA

  • Mario's Super Picross (SNES)

AVAILABLE IN NA BUT NOT EU

  • Balloon Fight (NES) (got temporarily removed from EU Wii U VC)

AVAILABLE ONLY IN JAPAN BUT WAS RELEASED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN ORIGINALLY

  • Earthbound (SNES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Kirby's Dream Course (SNES)
  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
  • Kirby Super Star (SNES)
  • Mega Man 3 (NES)
  • Spelunker (NES) (Not released in EU originally)
  • Super Ghouls'n Ghosts (SNES)

MISSING IN JAPAN BUT AVAILABLE IN NA AND/OR EU

  • Donkey Kong Jr. (NES)
  • Mega Man (NES)
  • Punch Out!! (NES)

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SparkOfSpirit

18. Posted:

It just started and we're already behind Japan.

Way to go, NOA.

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Ryno

19. Posted:

@SparkOfSpirit. We will always be "behind" Japan.

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tsm7

20. Posted:

Well, at least next week will be decent. Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Metroid. I still think we should be getting AT LEAST three a week and not just lame NES titles.

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