Wii Virtual Console Archive

  • Sega Announces Five More Genesis Titles Coming to Wii

    Sega Announces Five More Genesis Titles Coming to Wii

    With 10 classic Genesis titles already available for download via the Wii’s Shop Channel, Sega has just announced that five more are on the way during the first quarter of this year. The five upcoming Genesis Virtual Console titles include Streets of Rage, Bio-Hazard Battle, […]

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  • Three New Classics Launch on Wii Shop Channel

    Three New Classics Launch on Wii Shop Channel

    Nintendo added three new virtual console games to the Wii Shop Channel today, inlcuding Gradius from the NES and Soldier Blade and Dungeon Explorer both from the TurboGrafx16. Gradius is available now for 500 Wii Points, while Soldier Blade and Dungeon Explorer fall in at […]

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  • Nintendo Japan Announces New Wii VC Games

    Nintendo Japan Announces New Wii VC Games

    Although the following list is straight from Nintendo Japan, U.S. Wii owners should feel confident that some (if not all) of the games should make it stateside in the near future as well. I’d say the biggest one for me out of the list is […]

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  • Wii Shop Channel Holiday Treats

    Wii Shop Channel Holiday Treats

    For a little extra treat this holiday season, Nintendo has announced the download lineups scheduled to hit the Wii Shop Channel this Christmas morning and New Year’s Day. On tap for Christmas are the original NES Super Mario Bros. (500 Wii Points), Street Fighter II: […]

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  • Virtual Console Mondays?

    Virtual Console Mondays?

    In an obvious nod to Microsoft’s “Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays” program, Nintendo has announced its plans to add new Virtual Console titles to the Wii’s Shop Channel every Monday. This weekly program will kick off starting this Monday, December 4th at 9 a.m. Pacific time […]

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  • Use an Authentic Controller for your Authentic Virtual Console Games

    Use an Authentic Controller for your Authentic Virtual Console Games

    One of the biggest selling points on the Wii is the Virtual Console. This service allows players to purchase retro titles from the NES, SNES, N64, Genesis, and even the TurboGrafx-16. While on some of the games you can easily turn the Wii remote sideways […]

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  • New Games on Wii’s Virtual Console

    New Games on Wii’s Virtual Console

    So yesterday I got home, started up my Wii, and entered the virtual console on the off chance that there would be something new for me to purchase. Low and behold, it seems that the Turbo Graphix 16 titles that we were promised at launch […]

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  • SanDisk Releases Wii-Branded SD Gaming Cards

    SanDisk Releases Wii-Branded SD Gaming Cards

    In prepping for the big Wii launch this Sunday, you’re probably going to want to get yourself a new SD card for extra storage on game saves, Virtual Console downloads, photos, music and/or videos, and SanDisk offers just what you’ll need. In conjunction with the […]

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  • Even More Wii Virtual Console Titles Announced

    Even More Wii Virtual Console Titles Announced

    In addition to the eight Virtual Console titles that we mentioned yesterday, Go Nintendo is reporting that another 13 were announced today. These include: Dr. Mario (NES) Excitebike (NES) Ice Climber (NES) Ice Hockey (NES) Kirby’s Dream Land 3 (Super NES) Kirby’s Super Star (Super […]

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  • ESRB Releases Info on New Wii Virtual Console Games

    ESRB Releases Info on New Wii Virtual Console Games

    Dear ESRB, Thank you for rating the following Wii Virtual Console titles and posting them on your site before any announcement from Nintendo. Now I’ll finally be able to play a title that I regretfully passed by in my youth, Kid Icarus on my shiny […]

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