Entries in 'virtual console' (22)

Wii U Virtual Console adding Nintendo DS titles

Wii U Virtual Console adding Nintendo DS titles

Wii U's Virtual Console library is set to grow a bit more robust, with Nintendo announcing plans to bring Nintendo DS games onto the service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2014 at 7:30AM in News
Wii U Virtual Console hits North America, Europe launch imminent

Wii U Virtual Console hits North America, Europe launch imminent

Nintendo has announced the Wii U Virtual Console has launched in North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 27th 2013 at 11:55AM in News
Wii U Virtual Console hitting the UK tomorrow

Wii U Virtual Console hitting the UK tomorrow

Having gone live in the US earlier this week, UK Wii U owners will be able to access the console’s new Virtual Console hub as of tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
Nintendo details Wii U Virtual Console US launch line-up

Nintendo details Wii U Virtual Console US launch line-up

Eight games are available to buy now on the Wii U’s Virtual Console store in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2013 at 11:46AM in News

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Wii U Virtual Console not compatible with older saves

Wii U Virtual Console not compatible with older saves

Save game data for games downloaded from the Wii’s Virtual Console will not be compatible with the upcoming Wii U versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Retro game catalogue Virtual Console coming to Wii U

Retro game catalogue Virtual Console coming to Wii U

Nintendo plans to introduce a massive catalogue of retro game downloads to the Wii U, starting with a special offer on cheap classic titles.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 4:21PM in News
30p game offer leads Nintendo's retro download service campaign

30p game offer leads Nintendo's retro download service campaign

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the NES console, Nintendo will sell a bunch of games for 30p each starting this month.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 4:10PM in News
Wii U Virtual Console is coming, promises GamePad play

Wii U Virtual Console is coming, promises GamePad play

Nintendo has said that development of the Wii U version of the Virtual Console is ongoing – and furthermore, it promises GamePad compatibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 2:51PM in News

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Online play for Street Fighter II on Virtual Console

Online play for Street Fighter II on Virtual Console

The Virtual Console version of Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers will offer online multiplayer over Nintendo’s network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 10:40AM in News
NINTENDO: Zelda downloads start tomorrow

NINTENDO: Zelda downloads start tomorrow

Nintendo will make two Zelda titles available for download by the end of the year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 7th 2011 at 6:25PM in News
3DS eShop goes live

3DS eShop goes live

The long-awaited 3DS system update has gone live, unlocking the handheld’s eShop and internet browser.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 7th 2011 at 11:44AM in News
3DS gets Game Boy store

3DS gets Game Boy store

As well as confirming the launch details for the exciting looking 3DS console, Nintendo this morning also revealed that the new handheld will be the host of a Game ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2010 at 10:02AM in News

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Classic LucasArts titles lined up for Wii

Classic LucasArts titles lined up for Wii

A variety of retro LucasArts games will be heading to the Wii’s Virtual Console, starting with the Super Star Wars trilogy.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 11th 2009 at 11:01AM in News
Commodore 64 arrives on Virtual Console

Commodore 64 arrives on Virtual Console

The latest format to join Nintendo’s Virtual Console service arrives today in the shape of classic 1980’s home computer the Commodore 64.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2008 at 12:44PM in News
Commodore 64 games hit virtual console

Commodore 64 games hit virtual console

Virtual Console will soon boast an array of titles from the Commodore 64 to bolster its current line-up of Nintendo, Sega, Turbografx and Neo Geo titles.

by Neil Long
on Feb 21st 2008 at 11:30AM in News
Virtual Console hits 10m downloads

Virtual Console hits 10m downloads

Nintendo’s retro games download service for Wii Virtual Console has provided over 10 million downloads in its first year.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 6th 2008 at 12:04PM in News

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Nintendo finally offers Stars for Wii points

Nintendo finally offers Stars for Wii points

Having originally promising to do so longer ago than MCV can remember, Nintendo’s pledge to allow gamers to swap their Stars Catalogue points for spendable Virtual Console currency has finally ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2007 at 1:56PM in News
Virtual Console titles get Wii revamp

Virtual Console titles get Wii revamp

Nintendo has in a surprise announcement confirmed that the upcoming Virtual Console version of N64 title Pokemon Snap will boast additional Wii-specific functionality – the first time a Virtual Console ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2007 at 5:09PM in News
Virtual Console sales total $33m

Virtual Console sales total $33m

Though it can be hard to get firm data from platform holders regarding the success, or otherwise, of their digital distribution offerings, Nintendo has stated that it has to date ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2007 at 9:43AM in News
Neo Geo titles arrive on Wii

Neo Geo titles arrive on Wii

After the confirmation earlier this week that a selection from the Neo Geo software catalogue will be heading to Wii’s Virtual Console, the first SNK offering has today appeared on ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2007 at 1:32PM in News
Neo Geo titles confirmed for Wii

Neo Geo titles confirmed for Wii

Nintendo has finally given the official confirmation that games from SNK’s NeoGeo system will be appearing on Wii’s Virtual Console download service – though no date other than ‘soon’ has ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2007 at 3:41PM in News
Neo Geo heading for Virtual Console

Neo Geo heading for Virtual Console

While no launch date has been announced, SNK has confirmed that its fan-favourite Neo Geo system is to join the Mega Drive, Turbo Grafx, NES, SNES and N64 by offering ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2007 at 2:45PM in News