3DS owners in the West can expect to suck up some Kirby's Dream Land today, but over in Japan they're racing ahead with the number of Game Boy games available to download from the eShop.

Yesterday saw Golf and Gargoyle's Quest loaded onto the service, with Pac-Man confirmed for release next week. At the moment, the number of games available on the 3DS Virtual Console in Japan stands at 14, a Mario-sized leap over the Western service.

We'll keep you informed on all things Virtual Console.

[source nintendo.co.jp]