Virtual Console outlook for Japan in July: Catch up time

There are some new games in Japan’s list this month such as Wave Race 64 and Shining Force. However, we already have Castelvania, Splatterhouse and NES Open Tournament Golf. Hajimari no Mori (Forest of Beginning) is probably the most interesting game on the list, since it’s a distant relative to the Animal Crossing series. In the text adventure you play as a boy takes a train into the woodland town.

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Coming out on Tuesday, July 3rd:


Star Soldier



Mega Drive

Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master





Coming out at a later date: 

Famicom (500 Points each)


NES Open Tournament Golf


Super Famicom (800 Points each)


Hajimari no Mori

Fushigi no Dungeon 2: Fuurai no Shiren


Nintendo 64 (1,000 Points each)

Wave Race 64

Paper Mario (delayed from last month)


Mega Drive  (600 Points each)

Shining Force (* this costs 700 points)


Dynamite Headdy


PC Engine (600 Points each)

Makai Hakkenden Shada

Power Sports

Dead Moon

Appare Gate Ball

Power League 4

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