Virtual Console archive

  • Three action-packed games for Virtual Console update
    Gaming

    Three action-packed games for Virtual Console update

    By 28 November 2008

    Three new action-packed releases are in store for the Virtual Console update this week. First up for 800 Wii Points is the old classic, Space Invaders, where your mission (as if you need to be told) is to destroy the invaders in the skies above. Using...

  • Phantasy Star and Mega Man installments for Virtual Console
    Gaming

    Phantasy Star and Mega Man installments for Virtual Console

    By 14 November 2008

    Two installments of best-loved action and adventures series' Mega Man and Phantasy Star form this week's Virtual Console update. If you've enjoyed the recently released Mega Man 9, why not go way back to Mega Man 3 and master that as well? In the year...

  • Get spooked with this week's Virtual Console update
    Gaming

    Get spooked with this week's Virtual Console update

    By 31 October 2008

    In celebration of Halloween, this week's Virtual Console update is filled with a whole host of spooks and ghouls, thanks to the addition of three rather creepy NES gaming classics. First up is Devil World, in which you play the heroic dragon Tamagon who...

  • Two Mega Drive classics for Virtual Console this week
    Gaming

    Two Mega Drive classics for Virtual Console this week

    By 3 October 2008

    Two Mega Drive classics are up for grabs on Virtual Console this week for your retro gaming pleasure. Firstly, 90s gaming hero Earthworm Jim makes a return - the ordinary earthworm turned oversized, intelligent superhero thanks to a suit dropped from...

  • Online

    Nintendo announces Wii storage solution

    By 2 October 2008

    Nintendo has announced at least a temporary solution to the Nintendo Wii storage problem. Big boss Satoru Iwata announced at the press conference today that gamers would be able to download software bought from WiiWare and Virtual Console directly to...

  • Virtual Console adds five more retro favourites
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    Virtual Console adds five more retro favourites

    By 27 June 2008

    Nintendo have released the line-up for this week's Virtual Console update. First up, retro gamers will be excited to see the return of Pac-Man in Pac-Attack, originally released on Super Nintendo in 1993. Slightly different to the original, but just as...