It's undoubtedly a good thing when Nintendo starts releasing older titles on the eShop that are otherwise fairly difficult to find or play. But does VS. Excitebike, originally only released on the Famicom Disk System in Japan in 1988, offer enough extra content compared to the original to justify a purchase? As the core of the...
Grab a bargain
We've extensively covered the Switch's Arcade Archives series over the years, and November 24th marks the 300th week (5 years and 9 months, to be precise) of Hamster Corporation rolling out these updated retro releases. To celebrate this milestone, the Nintendo Switch eShop is hosting a special sale. All 20 Nintendo titles from the...
They just keep coming
As has become tradition, another batch of NES games has now arrived on the Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online app. Three 'new' games and one extra bonus await. As promised by Nintendo last week, the three main new additions are Donkey Kong Jr., Clu Clu Land
Following on from last week's website reveal, Nintendo has now officially confirmed Donkey Kong Jr., Clu Clu Land and VS. Excitebike will arrive on the Switch Online NES service on 15th May. Thanks to the official PR, we now have a bit more information about each of these classic games:
A surprise reveal
Nintendo's American website has seemingly revealed the next batch of games coming to the Switch Online NES service later this month. These "upcoming titles" include Donkey Kong Jr., VS. Excitebike and Clu Clu Land. More information about each of these games is expected to be shared when Nintendo makes an official announcement. For...
Gunman Clive! Excitebike! Mario Golf!More!
It's that time again, North American gamers, for the Nintendo Download Update details. This week brings an excellent download option on the Wii U from Hörberg Productions, along with a much-loved Mario sporting spin-off and another retro début in the West. Pickings are slimmer on the 3DS, though there are...
The ultimate version of an NES classic.
Fans love the Excitebike game for its frenetic races, high stakes, and sweet jumps. And now, for the first time, the Famicom disk version of VS. Excitebike is here—complete with 2-player split screen! Create tracks from 20 classic Excitebike track parts, and go for a best time or take on friends. Racing is more exciting when the rivalries are real.
Think you really know Excitebike? Try out the enhanced single-player mode in VS. Excitebike. It adds new tracks, a new soundtrack, and the ability to save your high score! Find out if you have what it takes to beat the best in the ultimate version of Shigeru Miyamoto's Excitebike.