Virtual Console Archive

30th Anniversary celebration with Virtual Console

This year marks the 30th anniversary for when the Famicom was released in Japan. To celebrate, Nintendo is running a special promotion where every month leading up through July, Nintendo will make a new Virtual Console game available for 30 cents for 30 days. The games that will be featured are: January – Balloon Fight […]

Virtual Console games will be transferable to Wii U

Do you guys have virtual console games on your Wii? Well, we have great news for you. In an interview with ABC News, Scott Moffitt, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Nintendo, said that in addition to Wii discs being backwards-compatible on the new Wii U, digital game collections purchased over the Wii […]

Downloadable GameCube Titles could arrive on the Wii U

Nintendo very early on confirmed that no GameCube games will be playable on the Wii U. However, this was merely the discs – no downloads mentioned. During an interview, Amber McCollom, the Director of Entertainment & Trend Marketing at Nintendo of America, was asked asked about backwards compatibility in the Wii U, and said that “[a] number of the […]

Wii U drops GameCube backwards compatibility

That’s it, to put it bluntly. Reggie confirmed just a couple of hours ago that the Wii U won’t play any GameCube games. Nintendo’s reason for this is unknown, but my bet is that they want to move on and leave the GameCube in the past. Before you ask, the new console doesn’t have any […]

Xbox Live ports coming to the Wii 2? (and more rumours)

Emily Rogers has done it again. This time her sources have apparently given her information on the Wii 2’s digital content. Firstly she was told that SEGA are getting ready to port some of their Xbox Live Arcade Genesis games to the Wii 2’s Virtual service. The details of which exact ones were not given. One […]