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Chunsoft Say Shiren the Wanderer 2 On Virtual Console Is A Possibility

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Shiren the Wanderer 2 was one of the few role-playing games that saw release on the Nintendo 64 about ten years ago. Seeing as how the N64 wasn’t exactly a hotbed of RPGs, it’s hard to speculate how many people got to try out Shiren 2 back in the day or even know it exists on the system ten years later.

 

Today, however, Chunsoft made mention of Shiren 2 on their Twitter feed. In response to a fan asking about the game, Chunsoft replied that Shiren 2 seeing a release on the Wii Virtual Console was a possibility, should series fans make their voices heard, although there are no definitive plans for this as of now.

 

Shiren 2 was never localized into English, so don’t get your hopes too high for an overseas Virtual Console release…unless Chunsoft are feeling very, very generous.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.