Nintendo of Japan has confirmed that the Famicom (NES to you and me) version of Double Dragon is coming to the 3DS eShop next week - February 6th, to be exact. It's set to retail for 500 Yen (approximately £3.50 / $5.50).

The 8-bit classic is one of the seminal side-scrolling fighters of all time, and is based on the 1987 coin-op original. You can read our review of the Wii Virtual Console edition here.

That means we can expect a western release in the near future - will you be laying down some cash for this pugilistic masterpiece?

[via nintendo.co.jp]