Grasp the Sword of Hope on 3DS Virtual Console

Once more to arms

Everyone's favourite ratings board has outed Game Boy game The Sword of Hope 2 for 3DS Virtual Console.

Japan's already got the first game under its Japanese title Selection, but the follow-up is coming to PAL territories. Developed by Kemco — best known for a thousand cartoon and movie Game Boy tie-ins — it's a very old-school RPG that blends turns-based combat with text adventure-style exploration. The video below explains more.