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Topic: Wii U Virtual Console games missing between regions

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

1. Posted:

This post will be updated every time new Wii U Virtual Console releases are revealed for either one or multiple regions. For North America and Europe, if a new game gets revealed for one of the regions but doesn't have a release date yet, then "{Coming Soon}" will be placed right beside it until it gets a release date for that region.

RELEASED IN EUROPE BUT NOT NORTH AMERICA

  • Blaster Master [NES]
  • Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day [Nintendo DS] {Limited Time Only, Currently Not Available, Can't Be Re-Installed If You Delete It Off Your System}
  • Devil World [NES]
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns [Wii]
  • Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones [Game Boy Advance]
  • Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll [NES]
  • Golden Sun: The Lost Age [Game Boy Advance]
  • Kirby's Return to Dream Land [Wii] (Known as "Kirby's Adventure Wii" in Europe)
  • Kung-Fu Heroes [NES]
  • Kuru Kuru Kururin [Game Boy Advance] (Not released in North America originally)
  • Mario's Super Picross [SNES]
  • Mega Man Zero 2 [Game Boy Advance]
  • Mega Man Zero 3 [Game Boy Advance]
  • Metroid Zero Mission [Game Boy Advance]
  • Pac-Attack [SNES]
  • Pop'n Twinbee [SNES] (Not released in North America originally)
  • Pop'n Twinbee: Rainbow Bell Adventures [SNES] (Not released in North America originally)
  • Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts [Game Boy Advance]

RELEASED IN NORTH AMERICA BUT NOT EUROPE

  • Bases Loaded [NES] (Not released in Europe originally)
  • Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament [Game Boy Advance] (Not released in Europe originally)
  • Mario Kart Super Circuit [Game Boy Advance]
  • Mega Man Battle Network 2 [Game Boy Advance]
  • Sky Kid [NES] (Not released in Europe originally)
  • Super Mario Advance: Super Mario Bros. 2 [Game Boy Advance]
  • Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World [Game Boy Advance]

RELEASED ONLY IN JAPAN BUT WAS PRINTED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN ORIGINALLY

  • Advance Wars 2 [Game Boy Advance] (As part of Game Boy Wars Advance 1+2 in Japan)
  • Adventures of Lolo 2 [NES]
  • Air Zonk [Turbografx-16]
  • Alien Crush [Turbografx-16]
  • Blazing Lasers [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Bonk's Adventure [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Bonk's Revenge [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Bubble Bobble [NES]
  • Chew Man Fu [Turbografx-16]
  • China Warrior [Turbografx-16]
  • Devil's Crush [Turbografx-16]
  • Digital Champ: Battle Boxing [Turbografx-16]
  • Double Dungeons [Turbografx-16]
  • Elevator Action [NES]
  • Final Fantasy [NES] (Not released in Europe originally)
  • Final Fantasy II [SNES] (Known in Japan as Final Fantasy IV, not released in Europe originally)
  • Final Fantasy III [SNES] (Known in Japan as Final Fantasy VI, not released in Europe originally)
  • Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest [SNES]
  • Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones [Game Boy Advance]
  • Final Soldier [Turbografx-16]
  • Legend of Hero Tonma [Turbografx-16]
  • Mario VS Donkey Kong [Game Boy Advance]
  • Mega Man & Bass [Game Boy Advance]
  • Mega Man Battle Network 3: Blue Version [Game Boy Advance]
  • Mega Man Battle Network 3: White Version [Game Boy Advance]
  • Mega Man Battle Network 4: Blue Moon [Game Boy Advance]
  • Mega Man Battle Network 4: Red Sun [Game Boy Advance]
  • Mendel Palace [NES]
  • Metal Marines [SNES] (Not released in Europe originally)
  • Moto Roader [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Napoleon [Game Boy Advance] (Not released in North America originally)
  • Neutopia [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Neutopia II [TurboGrafx-16]
  • New Adventure Island [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Ninja Spirit [Turbografx-16]
  • Nintendo World Cup [NES]
  • Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen [SNES]
  • Pandora's Tower [Wii]
  • Power Golf [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom [NES]
  • Road Fighter [NES] (Not released in North America originally)
  • R-Type [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Secret of Mana [SNES]
  • Shockman [Turbografx-16]
  • Sin and Punishment: Star Successor [Wii]
  • Soldier Blade [Turbografx-16]
  • Sonic Advance [Game Boy Advance]
  • Super Ninja Boy [SNES] (Not released in Europe originally)
  • Super Star Soldier [TurboGrafx-16]
  • The Legend of Kage [NES] (Not released in Europe originally)
  • Victory Run [TurboGrafx-16]
  • Vigilante [TurboGrafx-16]

RELEASED ONLY IN JAPAN AND WAS PRINTED ONLY IN JAPAN ORIGINALLY BUT WAS RELEASED OUTSIDE OF JAPAN ON THE VIRTUAL CONSOLE FOR WII AND/OR 3DS

  • Bomberman '94 [Turbografx-16]
  • Break In [Turbografx-16]
  • Detana!! Twinbee [Turbografx-16]
  • Mysterious Murasame Castle [NES]
  • Smash Ping Pong [NES] (Never released in North America on Wii VC or 3DS VC either but it was released in Europe on the Wii VC with the name changed to "Smash Table Tennis".)

MISSING IN JAPAN BUT RELEASED IN NORTH AMERICA AND/OR EUROPE

  • Adventures of Lolo [NES] (Not released in Japan originally because their first game is our second game)
  • Adventure Island [NES]
  • Blaster Master [NES] (Not released in North America yet)
  • Donkey Kong Jr. Math [NES]
  • Double Dragon II [NES]
  • Demon's Crest [SNES]
  • Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament [Game Boy Advance] (Not released in Europe, and not released in Europe originally)
  • Mappy-Land [NES]
  • Mario Kart Super Circuit [Game Boy Advance] (Not released in Europe yet)
  • Mega Man Zero 3 [Game Boy Advance] (Not released in North America yet)
  • Metroid Prime Trilogy [Wii] (Released only separately in Japan)
  • Natsume Championship Wrestling [SNES]
  • Pac-Attack [SNES] (Not released in Japan originally because they got Cosmo Gang the Puzzle instead)
  • Punch-Out!! [Wii]
  • S.C.A.T. [NES]
  • Shadow of the Ninja [NES]
  • Vegas Stakes [SNES]
  • Wild Guns [SNES]

Edited on by CrazyOtto

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SKTTR

SKTTR

2. Posted:

hi. there's a mistake. earthbomb was released in eu.

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

3. Posted:

SKTTR wrote:

hi. there's a mistake. earthbomb was released in eu.

Fixed

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

4. Posted:

Europe's getting Galaga and Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire.

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

5. Posted:

Japan gets Kid Icarus and Metroid and NA gets Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire.

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

6. Posted:

Japan gets Kid Icarus, Metroid, and Super Mario Bros. Lost Levels (Japanese SMB2) and NA gets Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire.

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

7. Posted:

NA gets Galaga

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

8. Posted:

Guile's theme goes with this update

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

9. Posted:

Europe gets Street Fighter too

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

10. Posted:

I'm surprised that the Wii U VC is just now getting a Zelda game (Japan's update next week)

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

11. Posted:

Europe's getting Zelda

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Electricmastro

Electricmastro

12. Posted:

I just had this realization that since the fact that Nintendo is releasing this previously Japan-only game, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recca, on the American Virtual Console leads me to believe that other Japanese exclusives have the potential to be released over here as well, such as Mother.

Backloggery. Now playing: Armillo, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Klonoa: Empire of Dreams, The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, Radiant Historia, Rayman 2: The Great Escape, and Shantae.

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

13. Posted:

Electricmastro wrote:

I just had this realization that since the fact that Nintendo is releasing this previously Japan-only game, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recca , on the American Virtual Console leads me to believe that other Japanese exclusives have the potential to be released over here as well, such as Mother.

They actually did this on the Wii VC as well, starting in the fall of 2007.

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

14. Posted:

Looks like I was wrong about Konami not supporting the Wii U, Japan's getting the Famicom version of Twinbee and The Legend of the Mystical Ninja. Only the latter was released outside of Japan both originally and on the Wii VC so only that will be listed here unless Twinbee comes as an import (although we did get 3D Classics Twinbee on 3DS). I hope Pop 'n Twinbee comes to the Wii U VC as well, which was also released in Europe unlike the Famicom version of the original Twinbee.

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SmashMario

SmashMario

15. Posted:

Legend of Zelda is coming tomorrow in the US.
http://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/l-wFGsLc0IKs45RaRVOzA2en...

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SmashMario

SmashMario

16. Posted:

And Super Mario Bros. Lost Levels came out in Japan
http://www.nintendo.co.jp/wiiu/software/vc/fa9j/

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

17. Posted:

Rockman_Onion wrote:

And Super Mario Bros. Lost Levels came out in Japan
http://www.nintendo.co.jp/wiiu/software/vc/fa9j/

I'll add a new category, games only released in Japan originally but released outside of Japan on Wii VC as an import.

Edited on by CrazyOtto

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KingMike

KingMike

18. Posted:

So, then are you going to add back in Ninja Jajamaru for NES to that list (which I asked about in the old thread)?

KingMike

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

19. Posted:

KingMike wrote:

So, then are you going to add back in Ninja Jajamaru for NES to that list (which I asked about in the old thread)?

I added it

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CrazyOtto

CrazyOtto

20. Posted:

Breath of Fire II for EU

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