Nintendo announces Virtual Console titles

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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.

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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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