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Nintendo Download: 30th May (North America)

30th May (North America)

Legendary Zelda, Mega Man X, free Project X, Denpa Men (X?) and more

It's Nintendo Download time once again, North America, and this week we've got retro goodies for your newest console, some top-notch gaming for the 3DS and a lot of discounted dancing. Let's get right to it. Wii U Virtual Console: Mega Man X (Capcom, $7.99) — The first of the...

Weirdness: A Wii U Gamer's Miiverse Journey Through Super Metroid

A Wii U Gamer's Miiverse Journey Through Super Metroid

A long and confusing road

A little while ago we posed a question — is Super Metroid too taxing for today's gamers? This was based on the explosion of confused Miiverse posts once the title arrived for $0.30/€0.30/£0.30 on the Wii U eShop, as some gamers grappled with a retro title that resolutely refused to guide them through each step. One...

Nintendo Download: 23rd May (North America)

23rd May (North America)

It's Kirby week, with some portable fun and reduced Denpa Men joining in

So it's Nintendo Download time once again, North America, and what this week lacks in volume it makes up for with some quality and a lot of Kirby. Wii and DSi miss out, so you'll have to be rocking Nintendo's current hardware to enjoy some downloadable goodies. All of the...

Review: Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Bring fresh underwear

There’s a school of thought which argues that modern gamers have it too easy, and that this generation of players has grown soft thanks to the fact that developers are all too happy to provide helpful tutorials and short-cuts intended to reduce frustration. You only need to spend a few painful minutes in the company of Super...

News: European Gamers Bemoan PAL Version of Super Metroid

European Gamers Bemoan PAL Version of Super Metroid

Les Européens ne sont pas contents

As we're sure many of you are already aware, Super Metroid is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console in North America and Europe for the low low price of 30c/30p, although both versions are not the same. While the North American edition is playable in full 60Hz as it was intended, European gamers have been...

Nintendo Download: 16th May (North America)

16th May (North America)

Super inexpensive Metroid, scares, soldiers, retro classics and more

It's that time, North America, and you've undoubtedly got a particularly meaty lineup this week. All three Virtual Console services have new content, and the region gets a special retro Mario offer on the Wii U. There's also a stone-cold classic for 30 cents, along with quite a...

News: Super Mario Bros. 2 Hitting The North American Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Super Mario Bros. 2 Hitting The North American Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Time to take on Wart once more

The Wii U Virtual Console launched a couple of weeks back with SNES classic Super Mario World being available from the off, and it seems we won't have to wait much longer for another dose of Mario as Super Mario Bros. 2 is on its way to the North American eShop. Released back in 1988 on the NES, Super Mario Bros. 2...

Nintendo Download: 9th May 2013 (North America)

9th May 2013 (North America)

Mario and DK team up, X-rated speed, game development dreams and more

It's that time again, North America, when your Nintendo systems are updated with new downloadable delights to sample. The humble Wii is the only platform to miss out, and overall you have Virtual Console titles to consider, a retail demo and some fresh games to contemplate...

News: Club Nintendo Refunds Coins To Wii U Owners Who Picked Up Super Metroid

Club Nintendo Refunds Coins To Wii U Owners Who Picked Up Super Metroid

It'll be 30c on the Wii U Virtual Console soon

For many Nintendo fans racking up reward coins - or stars in Europe - has been part of their gaming lives for a while now. The idea is people can use their Coins to purchase Nintendo goodies and sometimes the rewards catalogue even features a few games for people to pick up. The North American Club...

Talking Point: The Wii U Virtual Console Has Started, But Not With a Bang

The Wii U Virtual Console Has Started, But Not With a Bang

Oh for the days of that Revolution reveal

The Wii U Virtual Console is well and truly up and running, which its greatest supporters will say is a more-than-welcome boost of old-school goodies to fill out the Wii U lineup, and the greatest cynics may say it's another example of Nintendo mastering the art of selling very old rope. Based on the...

Nintendo Download: 9th May 2013 (Europe)

9th May 2013 (Europe)

Moving Minis, an adventurous starship, a commando, retro goodies and more

It may be a Bank Holiday in some parts, but the European Nintendo Download waits for no-one, with this week's update being a fairly meaty offering featuring every current platform. We have some high-profile arrivals on the 3DS eShop, an assortment of retro treats and even a...

News: Capcom Bringing More SNES Goodness To The Wii U Virtual Console

Capcom Bringing More SNES Goodness To The Wii U Virtual Console

More support incoming

Capcom was one of Nintendo's most valuable supporters in the days of the NES and SNES, and the company seems keen to relive those glory days now that the Wii U Virtual Console has launched. We already know that Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts and Street Fighter II are inbound, but over on Capcom's official forum, fans are chattering...