Capcom announced on Friday that it plans to begin expanding Japan's catalogue of Virtual Console Arcade titles this summer with some of its own. They'll start with SonSon, a 1984 sidescroller loosely based on the Chinese fable Journey to the West.

If you enjoy playing classic games on your Wii, it seems that Japan's your ideal location. Publishers have released five hundred and sixty nine titles there in comparison to North America's three hundred and fifty nine, Europe's three hundred and forty six and Australia's three hundred and twenty seven.

Still, that doesn't mean that the rest of the world should give up hope that Capcom will release these elsewhere, especially given how popular many of them became internationally. Hey, they gave us Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars, so anything could happen! For now, keep your fingers crossed and your browsers tuned to Nintendo Life for all future updates regarding these titles.

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