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Review: Donkey Kong Jr. (Wii U eShop / NES)

Donkey Kong Jr. (Wii U eShop / NES)

Son of a Kong

We recently reported that a Mr. Mike Kasper set the new world record with his high score on an original Donkey Kong Jr. arcade cabinet. Now, all thanks to the recent official Wii U Virtual Console going live, Wii U owners can save their quarters and work on their Donkey Kong Jr. high scores right from the comfort of their own homes in...

News: Rex Rocket Developer Keen To Bring Zelda-Style Blossom Tales To Nintendo Systems

Rex Rocket Developer Keen To Bring Zelda-Style Blossom Tales To Nintendo Systems

Inspired by Zelda: A Link to the Past

Rex Rocket developer Rob Maher has exclusively revealed to us that his team plans to bring Zelda-style adventure Blossom Tales to either the 3DS or Wii U. Speaking in an interview which is due to go live on Nintendo Life tomorrow, Maher had this to say: Depending on the success of Rex Rocket, we have big...

News: Capcom Announces Two More Wii U Virtual Console Titles In May

Capcom Announces Two More Wii U Virtual Console Titles In May

"We have more titles in the pipeline"

As we already know, Mega Man is now available to download on the North American Wii U Virtual Console and Capcom has now announced on its blog that a couple more classic titles will also be making an entrance onto the service in the coming weeks. On 16th May Super Ghouls’n Ghosts will be available for...

Nintendo Download: 2nd May 2013 (North America)

2nd May 2013 (North America)

Retro goodies, discounts galore, rabbits, tanks and much more

It's that time again, North America, for more Nintendo Download goodies to grace your systems, with all but the Wii being treated to something new this week. There's a lot to get through, so let's not waste too much effort on this pre-amble. Wii U eShop: Kung Fu Rabbit (Neko...

Review: Excitebike (Wii U eShop / NES)

Excitebike (Wii U eShop / NES)

Excitement revisited

With all of the Excitebike-related titles to grace a Nintendo console over the past ten years, we’d be hard pressed to find any gamer that isn’t at least familiar with the brand. Numerous re-releases, a couple of spin-offs, a sequel, and a remake have garnered a mostly positive reception from critics and fans alike. So now...

News: Trio Of Kirby Games Hitting Japanese Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Trio Of Kirby Games Hitting Japanese Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Three Super Famicom classics incoming

Japanese Wii U owners are being treated to three Kirby titles in a single week. Some folks have all the luck, right? The games in question are all Super Famicom titles. Kirby’s Super Star Stacker (Kirby no Kirakira Kizzu), Kirby’s Dream Course (Kirby Bowl), and Kirby’s Dream Land 3 (Hoshi no Kirby 3) will...

Review: Ice Climber (Wii U eShop / NES)

Ice Climber (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...

News: Shin'en Multimedia Announces Spring eShop Sale In North America

Shin'en Multimedia Announces Spring eShop Sale In North America

Get a 30% discount for a "limited time"

Shin'en Multimedia has announced on Twitter that all of its eShop titles are now on sale at a reduced price in North America. [tweet 329246778643841026] All its eShop titles will be available with a 30% discount for "a limited time". Shin'en Multimedia hasn't given any indication as to when this sale will...

News: Shigesato Itoi Says Mother 4 Would Be "Impossible"

Shigesato Itoi Says Mother 4 Would Be "Impossible"

Might as well be blunt about it

While EarthBound fans may be jubilant about the game making it to the Wii U Virtual Console, its creator, Shigesato Itoi, has taken to Twitter to announce there will be no future installments in the series. When asked by a fan on the social networking site if he would consider making Mother 4, his response was simple...

Exclusive: Tengami Confirmed For Wii U Release

Tengami Confirmed For Wii U Release

Nyamyam authorised as Wii U developer

UK developer Nyamyam has exclusively confirmed to us that Tengami is coming to the Wii U eShop. The game is currently in development for the Apple iPad. The studio has issued us with this statement regarding the news: Last year we asked on Twitter whether you would like to see Tengami on the Wii U. The...

News: Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Is Coming To Nintendo Platforms

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Is Coming To Nintendo Platforms

Life imitates art

The Angry Video Game Nerd made a name for himself by attacking NES games, but now he's come full circle. Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures is a pixel-heavy 2D platform adventure which stars everyone's favourite grumpy gamer, complete with Power Glove and Zapper. It's been confirmed that it will be coming to modern Nintendo consoles...

Nintendo Download: 2nd May 2013 (Europe)

2nd May 2013 (Europe)

Virtual Console goodies, discounts, a game developer's dream and more

So we're back to normal with our Monday morning Nintendo Download fix here in Europe. We're treated to a host of classics in the 3DS and Wii U Virtual Consoles this week, along with a small batch of new portable offerings and some discounted pinball on both platforms. Let's get to...