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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. It’s a surprise addition to the game, but certainly a welcome one – particularly when you consider how unwilling many publishers have been to rework any of the elements in their …

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NINTENDO: Zelda downloads start tomorrow

Nintendo will make two Zelda titles available for download by the end of the year. The platform holder’s E3 press conference kicked off with a musical celebration of the Zelda series, with a medley of themes played by a full orchestra, before franchise creator Shigeru Miyamoto took to the stage. …

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3DS eShop goes live

The long-awaited 3DS system update has gone live, unlocking the handheld’s eShop and internet browser. Nintendo has confirmed that consumers are now able to download both applications, as well as a few free surprises, according to CVG. Anyone that accesses the eShop before July 7th will be able to download …

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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 Boy download service. The Game Boy has remained a notable omission from the current Virtual Console offering on Wii that to …

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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. Super Star Wars, Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Super Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi will all be heading to the Nintendo download service for 800 …

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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. Two C64 titles are available to download from today – classic fighter International Karate and 2D shooter Uridium. The C64 was first released in 1982 and went on …

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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. Among the first titles from Commodore 64 which will be made available on Virtual Console are International Karate and Uridium. These titles will be …

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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. Speaking to Gamespot, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata revealed: Virtual Console saw over ten million downloads by the end of last December. That’s the total number of titles people paid to download. …

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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 been realised with the relaunch of the Nintendo Europe website . Though the star-swapping page is down at the moment, …

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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 title will differ from its original coding. CVG reports that the game will allow people to post photographs they have …

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