Wii U

Wii U Virtual Console To Debut With These Eight Games


The Wii U Virtual Console in North America will launch with eight games, Nintendo have announced. The eight games are:


  • Balloon Fight
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Excitebike
  • Ice Climber
  • Kirby’s Adventure
  • Punch-Out!!
  • F-Zero
  • Super Mario World


Additionally, a Wii U Virtual Console trailer released alongside last week’s Nintendo Direct presentation showed games like Super Metroid, Mega Man and more.


The Wii U Virtual Console is expected to launch this week, following a Wii U firmware update that will speed up the device’s loading times and more.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". 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.