(Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Vegas Stakes (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

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Experience all the thrills and skills of real casino action, as you take a trip to the ultimate gambler's paradise: Las Vegas!

Check into a luxurious hotel, hang out with your friends and chat to other punters, before placing your bets at authentic recreations of Blackjack, Slots, Roulette, Craps and Seven Card Stud.

For solo players, a computerised companion explains the rules and offers advice, easing beginners into the action. In multiplayer mode, compete with up to three friends for the $10 million prize!

Game Review

Wii U eShop Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Stephen Kelly

Jackpot winner or total craps?

Nothing says “SNES classic” like a high-stakes trip to a menagerie of Las Vegas casinos. You’re invited to bust open the bank account for a night of potentially irresponsible entertainment as you hop from game to gambling game with your crew of...

Game Review

Virtual Console Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Marcel van Duyn

Always bet on black

Here's an odd offering for the VC - a gambling game! In Vegas Stakes, sequel to Vegas Dream on the NES, you head to Vegas with a group of friends to try to make it rich. There are four casinos to go to, ranging from the-run-down Hideaway, which only...

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Eric42 said:

Vegas Stakes was a pretty good casino sim for the SNES... I loved it at the time. It may not completely be the best out there, but it did the job very well. I look forward to the possiblity that this game will be released.



Adamant said:

It's okayish, but I already own a gambling game (Caesar's World), and it's not exactly the kind of genre you need a lot of titles in.

Hm, aren't gambling games automatically rated M nowadays? Will this be the first "omgmature" VC game?



Jazzem said:

Adament, 42 All Time Classics/Clubhouse Games on the DS was rated just a 12+ (And a T in America, I *think*) despite having a fair bit of gambling. It was also an excellent little game =]

I wouldn't mind knowing why video game gambling is hazardous to people under 12 (Or indeed 18!) though =/



KJ said:

Sweet! Of all the casino compilation games I've ever played, this is by far the best. I'd love to see a sequel to this, but in the mean time I'll settle for this on VC.



mattyl149 said:

This looks alright, but there are so many PC based gambling simulations for free out there, I'm not really tempted. It's nice to have one on the Virtual Console though, it just means waiting at least another two weeks for Super Metroid



Mendez said:

They did have to cut 2 of the minigames out of Harvest Moon DS to avoid an 18 rating though =/
The game looks alright, I'm not really tempted though. I'll just stick to 42 all time classics.

__Smile Guy


Smile Guy said:

Obviously, if you're not into games that rely completely on luck you will hate this game.



deggs said:

yeah, the one major drawback to old casino games is that there's no hold'em because this was before hold'em was super popular. still, at the time, i remember liking this game a lot...



Tennant said:

It's ok, not worth the download if you ask me, this is probably my worst download to date. Play cards in real life, it's a lot better.



Steven said:

I hope this comes out in the US. I remember playing this a lot as a rental-couldn't get enough of it. Way better than Super Caesar's Palace.

There's a funny TAS video on Youtube of someone winning this game in a few minutes using savestates. If only that worked in real life.



Kevin said:

This was fun on the original game boy, but I won't be buying it for VC.



Atlantis1982 said:

As one mentioned, there are several casino simulators for free on the web now; this just doesn't seem that exciting.



Radio_KJ said:

Nice! This is the only gambling sim i ever really liked. The little added bits with other random characters walking by made this more interesting than any generic sim. I've been waiting for a sequel to this.



Clayfrd said:

I've just downloaded this, and I like it a lot. It's got your casino basics and the random goodies, such as people who need a loan. All of these things add up to a charmful game that is worth a download. Very fun so far, but I haven't played it quite long enough to make a fair rating, but it is currently between 4 and 5



ericwithcheese said:

I didn't know this was a sequel to Vegas Dream, my favorite gambling game on the NES. I noticed the similarities with the interaction between random strangers and your character, but didn't think much of it. Good game.



Mipsymoodle said:

my snes broke when i was 6 but i still had this game.......my dad played it all the time and he loved it all i remember is that i liked to run up the down escalators.....lol.....i didnt rate it yet cuz i dont remeber much else



Tides_of_Chaos said:

Did anybody else notice that this is currently the only VC game without a video on this site? Kinda strange..



Mipsymoodle said:

i finally got it......its surprisingly good
it is one of the best casino sims ive ever played but i still only give it 4/5

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