- Number of Players
- Release Date
- 16th Jan 2007, 500 points (JPN)
- 12th Feb 2007, 500 points (USA)
- 16th Mar 2007, 500 points (UK/EU)
- 4th Jul 2012, ¥500 (JPN)
- 31st Jan 2013, $4.99 (USA)
- 2nd May 2013, $4.49 (USA)
Wii U eShop
- 27th Apr 2013, £3.49 (UK/EU)
- 27th Apr 2013, ¥500 (JPN)
- 26th Apr 2013, $4.99 (USA)
- 30th Jan 1985 (USA)
- Controller Support
Wii U eShop / NES
Slippery controls are on thin ice
Ice Climber, despite the self-explanatory title, is more complex than a cursory glance would suggest. Popo the parka-toting lad (and identical twin Nana in the multiplayer mode) must scale thirty-two vertically scrolling mountains to rescue a large number of delicious eggplants, using only wits and indestructible...
3DS eShop / NES
What makes a video game a classic? Is it enjoyable gameplay that never feels old? Is it an engaging storyline that draws players into its universe? Or is it simply the inclusion of some characters and stages in the latest Super Smash Bros. title? Ice Climber is the latest “classic” NES game to hit the 3DS Virtual Console, but if it...
Wii Virtual Console / NES
Ice Ice Baby
Ice Climber is another classic NES title for the Virtual Console — and thankfully, it's decent enough to be worth considering for download. Ice Climber is a fantastic little game, if somewhat basic. Graphically it's exactly what you'd expect an 8-bit game from 1985 to look like — simple. The premise of the game is pretty bizarre. A...
About The Game
Conquer treacherous mountain peaks, leap across icy chasms and swat snow-dwelling beasts – solo or with a friend – in this NES classic from 1984.
Use your hammer to bash blocks from below and to defend yourself from the wildlife as you jump from floor to floor towards the summit. Make it through all eight floors to reach the Bonus Stage and grab as many vegetables as you can before hitching a lift on a friendly condor.
In two player mode, either work together to reach the mountain-top or compete to see who can get the glory first!