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Nintendo Download 11th September (Europe)
Teslagrad, Zelda discounts, Comic Workshop, Mega Man and much more
The start of another week means one thing for eager Nintendo gamers in Europe — Nintendo Download Update details. This week's list brings us a huge range of options, including new titles and Virtual Console entries on Wii U and 3DS, along with Zelda discounts, a host of Rising Star...
News Nintendo Confirms Three More Virtual Console Treats That Are Coming Soon
Legend of the River King 2 to make its VC début
As is now rapidly becoming the norm, Nintendo of America has used its latest Download Update press release to outline more titles on the way in the next two weeks. The news this time around is, potentially, the best of these preview line-ups that we've seen to date. Three games have been confirmed...
Nintendo Download 4th September (North America)
Cubemen 2, Tappingo 2, Nobunaga, forgotten Street Fighter and more
It's time again, North American gamers, for details on the Nintendo Download treats that'll be available this week. We have new titles on both the Wii U and 3DS, while both Virtual Consoles also receive one game each; in addition there are some tempting demos and discounts to...
Nintendo Download 4th September (Europe)
Cubemen, Xtreme Mega Man, Gargoyle's Quest II, Zelda discounts and more
It's Monday, which means it's Nintendo Download Update news for Europe. There are quite a few offerings on the way this week, with games on both Wii U and 3DS along with a rather good DSiWare app; in addition there are a host of Zelda-themed discounts, joined by some other price...
Review Life Force (Wii U eShop / NES)
Konami's 1985 hit Gradius is one of the most influential scrolling shooters of all time, so it was pretty tough to follow up. Rather than make Gradius II right away, the company decided to create a spin-off; Life Force — originally known in Japan as Salamander — hit arcades in 1986 and the NES two years later. Space shooters were...
News Nintendo Confirms Two More Virtual Console Titles Coming in the Next Week
'Street Fighter' with an odd release date and Nobunaga's Ambition
As is now the norm, Nintendo of America's most recent Nintendo Download Update also confirmed two additional titles on the way soon. In this case there are a couple of surprises and an uncommon release date. Both of the confirmed releases are for the Wii U Virtual Console, and...
Nintendo Download 28th August (North America)
SteamWorld, The Fall, Azure Striker Gunvolt, Mega Man X3 and much more
It's that time again, North American gamers, as we learn what download treats will be joining the eShop stores today. There's plenty on offer, too, with enticing new titles on both Wii U and 3DS, alongside a range of DLC and discounts. There's a lot to consider, so let's get on...
News EarthBound Celebrates 20 Very Strange Years of Existence
Proving that fighting piles of puke only gets better with age
It's almost hard to believe that EarthBound (Mother 2) is 20 years old with the way it continues to pop up nowadays. The 27th of August marks the RPG's 1994 release in Japan, however, and paved the way for its strange journey through other parts of the world. Brought to North America in...
Nintendo Download 28th August (Europe)
SteamWorld, Mercedes, Zen pinball DLC, Advance Golf and more
It's Monday, which means the start of another week, though European Nintendo fans at least have the benefit of the Nintendo Download Update news to brighten the day. This week brings us some excellent titles, old and new, across both the Wii U and 3DS, while there's a major game update...
Nintendo Download 21st August (North America)
Free Disney Infinity, Mega Man, Demon's Box, BlazBlue, Discounts and more
That time has come once again, North American gamers, for details of the downloadable treats coming to Wii U and 3DS this week. There's a major surprise with a retail freebie on Wii U, while there are a couple of new titles on the 3DS eShop and some excellent Virtual Console...
Talking Point A Virtual Console Revival Could Be Just a Pricing Revolution Away
Time for some of those new pricing structures promised by Satoru Iwata
When the Virtual Console arrived on the Wii Shop it was a revelation, an official and guilt-free way to download and play classics from across the history of Nintendo systems and even former rivals from Sega and Commodore. It was an opportunity to sample games from consoles that...
News Fire Emblem Bringing The Battle to the Wii U in Europe This Week
Launches at discount price
The growing Game Boy Advance library on the Wii U Virtual Console has already brought us some excellent titles, but the latest announcement will no doubt have strategy fans rather excited. Fire Emblem — the Game Boy Advance version that was the first in the series released outside Japan — will arrive in this week's...
Nintendo Download 21st August (Europe)
Double Dragon's back, classic portable Mega Man, demos, discounts and more
Monday morning can be a slightly bleak time, but it is brightened up by the European Nintendo Download Update that shows us what's on the way in the coming week. It seems like a fairly modest line-up this week, though there are some enticing retro options, demos and some...
News Donkey Kong Jr. Math Arriving on the Wii U Virtual Console on 28th August
Layton vs. Ace Attorney is the day after, remember
Last week Nintendo of America changed things up by giving a preview of a couple of choice Virtual Console releases on the way, highlighting Double Dragon II and Life Force as arrivals over the following two weeks. Thanks to that we already know Life Force is due on 21st August, yet the latest
Nintendo Download 14th August (North America)
XType Plus, GAIABREAKER, Mega Man, Double Dragon and more
It's time again for the Nintendo Download Update news, and this week's North American list brings us multiple new titles on the Wii U, along with some retro goodies to consider. There's also a free demo on 3DS, a host of discounts across both current-gen systems and even a DSiWare game. Let's...
Nintendo Download 14th August (Europe)
More Mega Man, Pets and a whole load of discounts
It's time for our regular Monday fix of Nintendo Download Update news for Europe, with this week's releases not bursting at the seams with new content. We do have a particularly good Game Boy title on offer, however, while there are some tasty discounts including some of the best games for Wii U and...
News Nintendo of America Confirms Wii U Virtual Console Titles For Next Two Weeks
Fighting and shooting, NES style
Nintendo of America has taken the opportunity, in its standard Download Update details, to confirm two games that'll be arriving on the Wii U Virtual Console in the next two weeks. They're both familiar NES titles, though with Capcom keeping the lid on the running order for its month of Mega Man releases this doesn't...
Nintendo Download 7th August (North America)
Super Mario Kart, Mega Man, Murasame, Cybernator and more
It's that time again, North American gamers, to see what treats are in store in this week's Nintendo Download update. There are plenty of enticing retro options, with three quality entries on Wii U and a North American début on 3DS; elsewhere there are two new download titles on the home...
News SNES Classic Cybernator Is Suiting Up For An Assault On The Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow
In North America, that is
The SNES was a system which was lucky enough to enjoy amazing support from the best publishers and developers of its era, and one of the console's best third-party releases is set to stomp its way to the North American Virtual Console tomorrow. Cybernator — also known as Assault Suit Valken in Japan — was launched by...
News Super Mario Kart Speeds Onto the North American Wii U eShop
Earlier today Nintendo confirmed release details for a Mario Kart 8 update and the free Mercedes DLC, with the content arriving on 27th August. That was European confirmation, but now Nintendo of America has confirmed the same date and changes to the game, along with an extra treat. A day before the standard Download Update, Super Mario...
Nintendo Download 7th August (Europe)
Mega Man times two, Xtreme Sports, Rabi Laby, discounts and more
It's Monday morning, which means it's time for the Nintendo Download Update news in Europe, as we're informed of the delights on the way this week. There's a double helping of Mega Man, more retro treats, a new title and a host of discounts. Let's get to the details. Wii U Virtual...
News One Classic Mega Man Game Is Coming to Wii U Every Week in August
A Mega Man in every North American home
Update: The Capcom Unity blog has now confirmed the titles that will be included in this August promotion (thanks to Ryan Millar for the heads up). The release order is remaining a mystery for now, but the following four games are all coming to the Wii U eShop in the next month. Mega Man 5 (NES)
Nintendo Download 31st July (North America)
XType, music, Mega Man battles, Steel Empire and more
It's Nintendo Download Update time, North America, and this week serves up a decent number of new games on both Wii U and 3DS, along with a Game Boy Advance Mega Man title. Throw in some discounts and a free demo and there's a decent selection this week, so let's get to it. Missed the European...
Nintendo Download 31st July (Europe)
XType, Ice Cream heroes, racing, bombing, loads of discounts and more
Monday morning means Nintendo Download Update news for European gamers, as we learn what's coming to the region later this week. It's a packed schedule, with a mix of new titles on both Wii U and 3DS, along with a host of discounts and a new Virtual Console entry. There's lots to...
Nintendo Download 24th July (North America)
Fiesta time, toy cars, a Master Reboot, Wooden Sen'SeY and more
It's that time again, North America, for the Nintendo Download details to tempt you into parting from your eShop funds. We have three new titles on the Wii U eShop, an excellent arrival on 3DS eShop, Virtual Console entries on both systems, discounts and more. Let's get to it. Missed...
Nintendo Download 24th July (Europe)
A Sen'SeY, Master Reboot, Siesta Fiesta, Mega Man, discounts and more
It's Monday morning, which means it's time for the European Nintendo Download Update, and the latest line-up certainly starts off our week with a bang. There are three promising new titles on the Wii U eShop, an equally tempting and colourful release on the 3DS eShop, three Mega...
News Nintendo of Europe Launching Wii U Virtual Console NES Remix Promotion
Up to 50% off for four weeks
While the Wii U Virtual Console hasn't yet served up all the downloadable treats that we desire, it has thrown up EarthBound and Game Boy Advance games. Nintendo of Europe's keen for you to remember there are a host of NES games, too, and has announced a campaign to encourage you to pick up more of these retro gems...
Nintendo Download 17th July (North America)
Strike Force Foxx, Mr. Driller 2, making comics and discounts
It's time for the weekly Nintendo Download Update, North America, and this week brings a relatively short list for consideration. The Game Boy Advance library on the Wii U Virtual Console grows again, while we have a mix of helicopter action and comic book production over on the 3DS...
News Sega Still Considering Its Options For The Wii U Virtual Console
"Sega would like to clarify a statement that was issued over Twitter"
Last week we reported on some comments made by Sega producer Yosuke Okunari on Twitter regarding the company's plans for the Wii U Virtual Console. Sega previously supported the retro gaming service on the original Wii, but has so far failed to update any of its catalogue for...
News Golden Sun: The Lost Age Hitting Japanese Wii U Virtual Console Next Week
Western release should be on the cards
We've already seen the excellent Golden Sun on the Wii U Virtual Console, and next week Japanese players will be getting their hands on the equally brilliant sequel. Golden Sun: The Lost Age was originally released on the Game Boy Advance in Japan in 2002 (and a year later in North America and Europe) and...
Nintendo Download 17th July (Europe)
EarthBound reduced, shoot 'em up action, GBA Kirby and more
It's Monday morning, which means European gamers can see what treats await in this week's Nintendo Download Update. There are some interesting options, with some new games, another Game Boy Advance title and some particularly enticing discounts. Let's get to the details. Wii U eShop:...
News It Doesn't Look Like We'll Be Seing Sega Games On The Wii U Virtual Console Any Time Soon
Sega of Japan's Yosuke Okunari delivers the bad news
Sega has done a fantastic job of servicing 3DS retro-lovers so far with its selection of Game Gear titles and the critically-acclaimed 3D Sega Classics range. However, the company has been curiously reluctant to bring any of its vintage titles to the Wii U eShop — despite the fact that it...
Nintendo Download 10th July (North America)
ONE PIECE Red x2, Rabi Laby returns, horror on Wii U and more
It's that time again, North American gamers, for more treats in the Nintendo Download Update. After the madness of last week's bonanza, we settle back to a smaller number of choices this time around. There's a retail release on both Wii U and 3DS, the continuation of a thoroughly decent...
News Aussie Rating Outs Wii U Virtual Console Release Of Capcom's Onimusha Tactics
Game Boy Advance strategy spin-off is getting a second chance
Thanks to a rating on the Australian Board of Classification, we can reveal that Capcom's 2003 Onimusha spin-off Onimusha Tactics is coming to the Wii U Virtual Console. Based on the popular Onimusha series of action titles, this Game Boy Advance release takes place on a grid-based...
Nintendo Download 10th July (Europe)
Pop'n Twinbee, virtual Pokémon Trading Cards and various discounts
It's time to start off the week in the best possible way — the Nintendo Download Update. After what's seemed like a particularly busy few weeks this update slows us down a little, with a smaller selection on offer. We do have a terrific shooters and a Pokémon surprise to...
Nintendo Download 3rd July (North America)
Guacamelee! Armillo! GBA Mario Tennis! WiiWare?! Much more!
It's Nintendo Download Update time, North America, and this week is full of new downloads to try and part you from your funds. Some are highly anticipated on both Wii U and 3DS, while others are rather out of left-field. There's a lot to choose from, so let's stop stalling and get to the...
Nintendo Download 3rd July (Europe)
Viva Mexico! Guacamelee! STCE is here along with lots more
Another Monday has arrived, dear gamers, and Nintendo of Europe is trying to cheer us up with its Download Update details. Let's get started! Wii U eShop: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (Drinkbox Studios, €13.99 / £11.99) - Guacamelee! STCE is a Metroidvania-style...
Nintendo Download 26th June (North America)
Shovel Knight, Wii Sports, 5 DSiWare games (yes, really!) and much more
It's time again for your Nintendo download update, North America, and this one is a beauty. There's a double release of an eagerly anticipated action platformer, more Wii Sports shenanigans, discounts and plenty of choices across Wii U, 3DS and even DSiWare. Let's get to it...
Nintendo Download 26th June (Europe)
Wii Sports Club, GBA Mario Tennis, StreetPass discounts and much more
Another Monday has arrived, dear gamers, and Nintendo of Europe is trying to cheer us up with its Download Update details. This week certainly has plenty of choice, with a broad variety of titles covering Wii U, 3DS and, yes, DSiWare. We have the completion of a HD sports set and...
Nintendo Download 19th June (North America)
Pushmo goes HD, Another World, more Color Zen, 5(!) DSiWare games, more...
It's Nintendo Download Update time, North America, and this week there's a lengthy list of titles clawing at your eShop funds. Nintendo brings a colourful puzzle title to Wii U, we have a much-anticipated retro re-release on both systems, a crazy five DSiWare games — yep,...
News Nintendo 64 Titles Heading to the Wii U Virtual Console
Update - this is not new
Update: As pointed out and checked on our system, Nintendo 64 games were mentioned way back when the Virtual Console launched on Wii U, in a system notification. To break into first person, this was a result of a short memory on my part (I thought this was new text), so my apologies. Original article: The Wii U Virtual...
News Don't Worry, Nintendo Hasn't Forgotten About The Virtual Console
Lack of attention at E3 2014 doesn't mean the service is being ignored
While Nintendo's E3 was a successful one, many fans were concerned by the worrying lack of Virtual Console-related news. While expectations with some gamers were probably a little too high — the prior announcement of the GameCube controller adapter for the Wii U led to...
Nintendo Download 19th June (Europe)
Pullblox World, Another World, a Monkey Pirate (World?) and much more
It's a day later than normal, but the Nintendo Download Update news for Europe is here, letting us know what we can look forward to on 19th June. There are quite a few new downloads across Wii U and 3DS, as it happens, along with a retro run-and-gun title, some discounts and...
News Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old is Your Brain Now Free on European Wii U eShop
Not yet in North America
Just recently Nintendo released its first DS title on the Wii U Virtual Console, offering Brain Training / Brain Age for free in Japan. Now, without any warning or announcement, it's released Brain Training: How Old is Your Brain onto the Wii U eShop for free in Europe. The banner for the title says that it's only available...
News Pac-Land and Pac-Man Collection Both Arrive On Wii U eShop in Europe
30% discount at launch
Somewhat out of the blue Nintendo released two Pac-Man titles onto the Wii U eShop yesterday in North America, in order to celebrate the arrival of Bandai Namco's mascot in Super Smash Bros.. Thankfully European gamers won't miss out, as both have now appeared on the Wii U eShop in the region, with the same 30% initial...
Nintendo Download 12th June (North America)
Pac-Man's back, AiRacing, vampire slaying and a massive number of discounts
It's Nintendo Download time, bringing us more goodies to console us for the fact that E3 2014 is now in its last day. There are two Pac-Man titles to celebrate the mascot's appearance in Super Smash Bros., some options to celebrate the upcoming Soccer World Cup, a couple of...
News Pac-Land and Pac-Man Collection Chomp Onto North American Wii U Virtual Console
Part of Nintendo's 30% off E3 eShop promotion
Hot off the heels of Pac-Man's announcement as a playable character in the new Super Smash Bros, two Pac-classics have popped up on the North American Wii U Virtual Console, and you can snag 'em for 30% off as they join
News Club Nintendo Rewards Updated for June, Led by Kirby Once Again
Electroplankton and Mario Party also available
A couple of days late, Club Nintendo has updated its rewards for June, and we've got a delicious slate of games to choose from in North America. If you missed out on 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure on Club Nintendo last month you're in luck – take a gander: Electroplankton Rec-Rec – 150 coins...
News Slew of Capcom Titles Announced for North American and European Virtual Consoles
Including Demon's Crest and loads of Mega Man
Capcom lifted the floodgates on its Virtual Console lineup through its Unity blog today, announcing 18 retro titles on their way to North America and/or Europe by the end of the year. A few titles anticipated for later release were also revealed. Mega Man makes up the metal bulk of the coming games...
Nintendo Download 12th June (Europe)
Punch-Out!! gets Super, Inazuma has some GO, AiRace is back and much more
It's the day before Nintendo causes internet meltdown at E3 2014, yes, but that doesn't mean we don't have the normal business of the download update to consider. This week brings another 3DS retail release, some retro treats, discounts and new download titles on both Wii U...