The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition released as a free download over DSiWare yesterday, and as part of the weekly Nintendo eShop update, Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins is releasing on the 3DS Virtual Console today.

 

Super Mario Land 2 is the game that introduces Wario for the first time. Wario takes over Mario Land, and turns it against Mario.

 

Unlike most Mario games, 6 Golden Coins was developed by Nintendo’s R&D1 division at the time, which was the team responsible for Metroid and the Game Boy. It’ll set you back $3.99 on the eShop.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. 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.

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