Natsume’s S.C.A.T. Is Coming To Virtual Console

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NES side-scrolling shooter S.C.A.T. is headed to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Virtual Consoles this week. Natsume will be publishing the game and it will be released on January 22nd in North America.


If you’re wondering, S.C.A.T. stands for “Special Cybernetic Attack Team”. The game was actually developed by Natsume in 1990 and takes place in the year 2029. You play as a pair of soldiers (named after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sigourney Weaver) fighting off an alien invasion.

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