Nintendo announces Virtual Console titles


    Between launch day (November 19) and the end of December, 30 games will arrive on the Virtual Console. The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario 64, Bonk’s Adventure and Sonic the Hedgehog make the initial list. If you’re wondering where Super Mario Brothers is, it is going to come out at later time. Nintendo is going to release new games on the Virtual Console each month.


    NES (500 points / $5): Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr., Ice Hockey, Pinball, Soccer, Tennis, Urban Champion, Wario’s Woods, Baseball, Solomon’s Key
    SNES (800 points / $8): F-Zero, SimCity
    N64 (1000 points / $10): Super Mario 64
    Sega Genesis (800 points / $8): Sonic the Hedgehog, Altered Beast, Golden Axe, Columns, Ecco the Dolphin, Gunstar Heroes, Space Harrier II, Toe Jam & Earl, Ristar, Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
    TurboGrafx16 (600 points / $6): Bonk’s Adventure, Super Star Soldier, Victory Run, Bomberman ’93, Dungeon Explorer


    Additionally Japan’s line up gets two additional Hudson titles Necromancer and Adventure Island for the PC Engine/TurboGrafx 16.

    Update 1: The full Japanese Virtual Console list is below. There are a number of additions like Super Mario Brothers, Gradius, R-Type III and the revelation of 900 point SNES games such as Zelda: A Link to the Past.


    Nintendo (500 points)
    Ice Hockey
    Urban Champion
    Legend of Kage (Kage no Densetsu)
    Gomoku Narabe
    Super Mario Brothers
    Legend of Zelda
    Solomon’s Key
    Donkey Kong
    Donkey Kong Jr
    Ninja Kun
    Mario Brothers
    Wario Woods


    Super Nintendo (800 points)
    Rtype III
    Super Castlevania
    Contra III: The Alien Wars (Super Contra)
    Street Fighter 2
    Donkey Kong Country
    Super Mario World
    Mario’s Super Picross



    900 point games
    Fire Emblem: Monshou no Nazo
    Sim City
    Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past


    Nintendo 64 (1000 points)
    Super Mario 64


    Sega Genesis/Mega Drive (600 points)
    Ecco the Dolphin
    Gunstar Heroes
    Golden Axe
    Shadow Dancer
    Altered Beast
    Space Harrier II
    Sonic the Day
    Toe Jam & Earl
    Puyo Puyo


    PC Engine/TurboGrafx 16 (600 points)
    Bonk’s Adventure
    Super Star Soldier
    Victory Run
    Bomberman ‘93
    Dungeon Explorer
    Adventure Island


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