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11:10 AM on 04.30.2007

Today's VC releases: two 'mons' and a 'man'

Simon, Goeman, and Shockman -- together at last. This week, the Virtual Console sees a relatively solid line-up with Castlevania (NES, 500 Wii Points); Legend of the Mystical Ninja (SNES, 800 Wii Points); and Shockman (Turbo...

Nick Chester





8:29 AM on 04.23.2007

This week's virtual console releases: "Where da' gold at?"

Once again, Nintendo and company see fit to release three games I never knew I wanted. Gradius III (SNES, 1-2 players, 800 Wii Points); Wonder Boy in Monster World (Genesis, 1 player, 800 Wii Points); Battle Lode Runner (Tur...

Nick Chester

9:11 AM on 01.15.2007

Virtual Console releases: Nintendo continues shooter and TurboGrafx16 fetish

It's Monday, and in America that means it's time for Nintendo to serve up some Virtual Console games you haven't necessarily been waiting for. Again. This week brings R-Type III: The Third Lightning (SNES, 800 poi...

Nick Chester

11:17 AM on 12.11.2006

Today's Virtual Console releases - Skinny, Medium, Fat Edition

Four new Virtual Console games are about to land on the Wii! As reported earlier, the Turbo-Grafx sci-fi pinball title Alien Crush is among today's releases. It's joined by the NES sports classic, Ice Hockey; the Gene...

Nick Chester

7:59 AM on 12.08.2006

Alien Crush and Dungeon Explorer are coming, we promise

When I was a boy, my father would drink heavily until he could barely see and he would sit on the wood pile out back where he would think of a good reason to beat me with his belt until he was sure that I would grow up stro...

Earnest Cavalli

10:22 PM on 12.07.2006

Hudson shows mystery Virtual Console love this Monday; probably not Splatterhouse

The meat of this story is that Hudson Entertainment has confirmed that another TurboGrafx title will be hitting the Wii's Virtual Console. On their official message boards they tease that "it's one of the most r...

Nick Chester

4:41 PM on 11.21.2006

TurboGrafx-16 games arrive on the Wii

According to various sources on GAF, Bomberman 93' and Bonk's Adventure (NEC's answer to Mario and Sonic back in 1990) are now available for purchase on the Wii Virtual Console. Unless you were among the tireles...

Niero Gonzalez

7:35 PM on 11.02.2006

Wii love retrogaming

European gamers now know everything there is to know about the Wii's Virtual Console because Nintendo just announced the complete VC launch lineup. While the lack of SNES and N64 games is disturbing, it still is a strong li...

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8:48 PM on 10.03.2006

American vs. Japanese box art

1UP took a good long look between the differences and similarities of American and Japanese video game box art. Fear not America-lovers, because Japan doesn't always get the better looking art. They just get it the majority...

Jordan Devore

2:42 PM on 09.06.2006

Weird Game Wednesday: Cho Aniki series

Cho Aniki is probably best known for being among the most arguably homosexual video games ever created, or to be objective it stars more muscular men in thongs than any other shooter ever. It's one part Hard Gay and one pa...

Niero Gonzalez

5:22 PM on 08.30.2006

Weird Game Wednesday: Genpei ToumaDen

The PC Engine wasn't exactly a hot seller by the measure of Super Nintendo fandom, so the larger lot of us missed a few oddities on that console. Unless you lived in Japan in 1986 you've probably never seen the unintention...

Niero Gonzalez

2:42 PM on 05.30.2006

Before the Symphony, there was Akumajou

It's a little known fact that Akumajou Dracula X: Rondo of Blood (or Chi No Rondo) ever existed, an import on the TurboGrafx 16 (or PC Engine). The CD-ROM based game looked similar to the other refreshed Castlevania sequel...

Niero Gonzalez





11:47 AM on 05.24.2006

Weird Game Wednesday: Toilet Kids!

New Destructoid feature! Every wednesday we will bring you a hand picked weird game from the past you may have missed. Some will be good, but today's is definitely crappy... TG16's TOILET KIDS! This is a video game abou...

Niero Gonzalez

1:41 AM on 05.24.2006

TurboGrafx remembered: Son Son II

"A nice action platformer that's a bit on the cutesy side, but don't let that image fool you. This game is tough! It's a PC Engine only sequel to Capcom's 1984 Japanese arcade game featuring the monkey loosely based on a C...

Niero Gonzalez

10:29 PM on 05.04.2006

TurboGrafx 16 & Saturn Commercials

So I'm feeling a little retro tonight, shoot me! Here's a classic case of 80's video game advertising complete with the Saved By The Bell looking dork rocking out in his parent-free unregulated dark surroundings. I think a...

Niero Gonzalez

7:28 AM on 04.26.2006

The Most Wanted TurboGrafX 16 Games

Games daily is running an awesome 6-page article on the very best games of TurboGrafx 16, just to refresh our memories so we can shop for them on the Nintendo Revolution. NOT ME THOUGH. I say if you're going to drop $ on a...

Niero Gonzalez