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Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge Coming To Wii U Virtual Console In Japan

By Spencer . July 23, 2014 . 12:48am

Capcom will re-release Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge as a Virtual Console game for Wii U in Japan. This game is set in the Mega Man Battle Network universe, but uses a real time battle system.

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Final Fantasy IV Jumps To Japan’s Wii U Virtual Console

By Spencer . February 11, 2014 . 9:58pm

Square Enix also has the Famicom version of Elevator Action scheduled for release on February 19 for 500 yen.

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Wii U Getting TurboGrafx-16 Games Like Bonk’s Adventure And MSX Titles In Japan

By Spencer . December 18, 2013 . 2:32am

Japan will get Bonk’s Adventure, a TurboGrafx-16 game, and the MSX version of Parodius.

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Mega Man X Charges Up For Wii U Virtual Console

By Spencer . May 16, 2013 . 2:02am

Mega Man X will be available on May 22 in Japan along with Glory of Heracles III: Silence of the Gods and Ikki from Sunsoft.

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Portable Super Nintendo Can Be Upgraded To Play Famicom, Genesis, And GBA Games

By Spencer . April 20, 2013 . 3:02pm

Forget about a Virtual Console, the Poke Fami DX can play retro games. Well, your retro Japanese games. This portable Super Famicom has a 3.5 inch screen and TV out so you can play Treasure Hunter G on a big screen.

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NES Double Dragon Hitting Virtual Console Next Week

By Spencer . February 4, 2013 . 11:50pm

Arc System Works and Million, the company that holds the rights to Double Dragon, will bring the Famicom game to Nintendo 3DS.

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Nintendo Bringing EarthBound To Japan In March, Game Will Be 30 Yen

By Spencer . January 23, 2013 . 12:08pm

Nintendo announced a slightly different Virtual Console line up for the Famicom’s 30th anniversary.

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The Tower Of Druaga And Spelunker Venturing Onto 3DS Virtual Console

By Spencer . December 13, 2012 . 1:30am

Nintendo 3DS is getting some arcade classics. Well, Famicom ports of arcade games. Next week, Famicom versions of Spelunker and Tower of the Druaga will be available as Virtual Console downloads for 500 yen ($6) each.

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Pulstar & Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers Hit Virtual Console In June

By Spencer . May 28, 2012 . 12:40am

While it’s slowing down, Japan’s Virtual Console release schedule keeps chugging along thanks to SNK Playmore.

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The Super Spy & Shock Troopers Hit Japan’s Virtual Console

By Spencer . May 4, 2012 . 12:42am

While Virtual Console games come to the West once in a blue moon, Japan gets them monthly. May’s list has three games: Shock Troppers, Ganbare Goemon Gaiden: The Gold Pipe that Vanished, and The Super Spy.

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Game Gear Titles Coming To 3DS In March Starting With Sonic: Triple Trouble

By Spencer . February 22, 2012 . 4:12am

Dragon Crystal and G.G. Shinobi are also coming to Virtual Console.

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Real Bout Fatal Fury Special Strikes Virtual Console In February

By Spencer . January 27, 2012 . 3:16pm

Pardon the pun, but the hits keep coming to Virtual Console in Japan. Real Bout Fatal Fury Special is one of the games slated for a February.

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Samurai Shodown IV Brings Amakusa’s Revenge To Wii Virtual Console

By Spencer . January 25, 2012 . 1:33pm

The news comes from Australia where Samurai Shodown IV was rated with Nintendo as the publisher.

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Fortified Zone Sequel Brings More Fury To 3DS Virtual Console

By Spencer . January 4, 2012 . 11:35pm

Speaking of Jaleco, the publisher that brought you Brawl Brothers and Maniac Mansion for the NES, has another top down shooter for the Virtual Console.

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Real Bout Fatal Fury Brings The Fight To Wii Virtual Console

By Spencer . December 30, 2011 . 12:46am

Virtual Console for Wii is still alive and kicking in Japan with games like Real Bout Fatal Fury coming next month.