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Nintendo eShop Downloads (11/28/13) – Mario Sale, Classic SEGA Games

The new downloads available this week on the Nintendo eShop should be exciting to fans of classic SEGA games – several of the newest titles include Master System/Genesis hits. For $5.99, you can download the 3D-enhanced versions of Hang On! and Space Harrier. Along with the stereoscopic effects, Hang On! features tilt-based controls, and Space Harrier adds touch-based controls with an auto-fire option […]

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Wario Land 3 Charging Onto Virtual Console Later This Month

The Game Boy Color classic Wario Land 3 will soon be available on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, and downloadable through the Nintendo eShop. Wario Land 3 was confirmed for the VC during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation. The game will be available on August 29. Thoughts? I’m glad to see another Game Boy Color title on the 3DS […]

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Kirby’s Dream Land 2 Coming to 3DS Virtual Console in August

Kirby’s Dream Land 2 has been available for Europeans to download from the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console for over a year; finally the classic Game Boy platformer will be making its way to North American 3DS owners soon enough. Though the eShop listing for next week still isn’t confirmed directly by Nintendo, Kirby’s Dream Land 2 will […]

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WayForward Releases Trailer for Shantae on 3DS Virtual Console

WayForward is bringing its cult hit Shantae from the Game Boy Color to the Nintendo 3DS eShop; you can see a trailer for the Virtual Console title after the break. 

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Shantae Coming to Virtual Console Next Week

WayForward Technologies’ Shantae, originally released in 2002 on the Game Boy Color, will finally be making its way to the 3DS Virtual Console on July 18. You might know WayForward if you played either of the Mighty Switch Force! games or the Adventure Time game on the 3DS – the same team was responsible for Shantae. Shantae eventually […]

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Oracle of Ages & Oracle of Seasons Arriving Before Summer

Just a quick blurb, Eiji Aonuma recently confirmed that the Game Boy Color classics Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons will be released on the Nintendo eShop/Virtual Console sometime before summer. The Oracle games are already available in Japan, so it shouldn’t be too much longer for the North American downloads […]

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Rumor – Trio of GBA Mario Games Headed to eShop?

According to neogaf.com, the boxart for three Game Boy Advance titles - Super Mario Ball, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and Mario Golf Advance Tour have appeared on Nintendo’s servers. Apparently, there is an assumption that Nintendo plans to release these classics on the Nintendo eShop’s Virtual Console. What do you think? Likely rumor, or just a pipe dream? […]

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Blurb – A Gaggle of Recent 3DS Headlines

I have been away for quite some time, as you can see from the feed on the front page. Unfortunately, moving into a new apartment and trying to set up the Internet during move-in week in a major college town never leads to good results. Alas, excuses are excuses – and I would like to […]

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Nintendo eShop “8-Bit Summer” Promotion Announced

During the Nintendo Direct presentation earlier this week, NOA confirmed a new promotion specifically for the eShop – similar to Xbox Live Arcade’s annual “Summer of Arcade” series. This eShop promotion will be called “8-Bit Summer”, and will bring a variety of Virtual Console titles from the NES, Game Boy, and Game Gear to the […]

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