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Rondo comes home: Dracula X Rondo of Blood to hit the Japanese Virtual Console

When the Wii's Virtual Console was first announced, the collective "meh" uttered by fans of illegal video game emulation was so massive, it could be heard around the world. Pirates had been playing NES, SNES, Turbo-Graphx 16, and ...   read

 
 
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Boner alert! Hudson to release a new Alien Crush for WiiWare

I think I need to sit down. You see, I am absolutely obsessed with the pinball “Crush” games on the TurboGrafx-16. In fact, I play them each and every night before I go to bed. They are kind of like my nerd...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: Harvest Moon, Lords of Thunder

Nintendo continues its streak of delivering the "one less than we've come to expected" two Virtual Console titles this week. But with goodies like these, I'm finding it hard to be mad at them. Natsume's Harvest Moon (Super NES, 1...   read

 
 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 34: TurboGrafx-16!

Well everybody, another Monday is upon and with that, another RetroforceGO! Can you feel the excitement? Me too. Or maybe I'm just over-caffeinated from the gigantic glass of Diet Pepsi that I just pounded. Either way, I'm wide awake and ra...   read

 
 
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RetroforceGO! recording episode 34 tonight: TurboGrafx 16 and PC Engine

Tonight we take a look at the TurboGrafx 16 and all the shooters games that made it great. From shoot-em-ups to cute-em-ups, Bonk to Zonk, to its weird controller and everything in between, we think it deserves its own episode. Personally, ...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: Greatest game ever, Power Golf, comes home

Best Virtual Console week ever? You bet! Nintendo has announced that the "greatest game ever" will be coming to the Wii Shop Channel today. That's right, we're talking about Virtual Golf (TurboGrafx16, 1-3 players, 600 Wii Points)...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: prove you're tough edition

 A new challenger, Gate of Thunder, has entered the Virtual Console's already formidable shmup cage match.  One of the pack-in release games for the TurboDuo, Gate of Thunder is an excellent, albeit unoriginal game that a lot of d...   read

 
 


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Hudson drops vintage TG-16 CD goodness on Wii's Virtual Console

Sometimes I feel alone in my dislike for most of the Wii's Virtual Console releases. Most titles are ones that I already have multiple versions of, and I feel that many of the titles are a tad bit overpriced. The only titles I've never had ...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: What is this learning nonsense?

In honor of "back to school season," Nintendo has released Donkey Kong Jr. Math (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points) on the Wii Shop Channel today. The irony of this is that today is Labor Day, and kids have the day off from school....   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: Super Metroid, Shinobi III, Neutopia

As reported, this Monday sees the release of Super Metroid (Super NES, 1 player, 800 Wii Points) for Nintendo's virtual console. Easily one of the greats among a solid Super NES library, the game is worth at least double the price Nintendo ...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: Dolphin Park is in the house

Nintendo must have heard my cries last week, when I whined about receiving the "Wii-kly Update" e-mails late, or not even getting them at all. I woke up this morning to an e-mail that was sent at 8:01 a.m., which was 19 minutes be...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: Paper Mario and some games that aren't Paper Mario

Now you can stop whining -- after an excruciatingly long wait, the North American Virtual Console is finally getting Paper Mario (Nintendo 64, 1 player, 1,000 Wii Points). It will be joined by two games that it completely overshadows, Ballo...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: Mach Rider, Yoshi, and Air Zonk

Nintendo brings fans another rousing round of classics with this week's Virtual Console releases. Mach Rider (NES, 1 player, 500 Wii Points), Yoshi (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points), and Air "Zonk" (TurboGrafx-16, 1 Player, 6...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: show Wart some respect, damn it

Let's get this out of the way first -- Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES, 1 player, 500 Wii Points), Ecco: The Tides of Time (Sega Genesis, 1 player, 800 Wii Points), and DRAGON SPIRIT (TurboGrafx-16, 1 player, 600 Wii Points) are the classics h...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: fast-driving, high-flying, hard-hitting

Maybe I'm dating myself here, but does anyone remember what it was like in 1992 when the arcade break-out hit, Street Fighter II, was about to hit the Super Nintendo? The hype could have made your ears bleed, and the thought of bringing...   read

 
 
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This week's VC releases: how many wolves must die?

With Father's Day behind us, Nintendo has gone forth and released some manly-man classics the Virtual Console today: NES Open Tournament Golf (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points), World Sports Competition (TurboGrafx-16, 1-5 players, 600 Wii ...   read

 
 
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Today's VC releases: Nintendo is totally awesome, four games to choose from

Last week, Nintendo was kind enough to give us a heads up about how awesome they were, and that they'd be bringing Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES, 1 player, 500 Wii Points) to the Virtual Console today. Holding true to their promise, ...   read

 
 
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Today's VC releases: I just woke up edition

Today is Memorial Day, which in the United States is a federal holiday. In many ways, it marks a true first day of summer -- pools open, we cook out, and many people even have off from work. Such is not the case with Nintendo (or myself, it...   read

 
 
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Today's VC releases: we heart ninjas edition

This week's Virtual Console releases are surprisingly solid for a batch that contains zero first party Nintendo classics. By "surprisingly solid" I mean, of course, two of the three titles not only contain the word "ninja...   read

 
 
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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 (TurboGrafx 16, 600 W...   read

 
 
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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 (TurboGrafx 16, 1-5...   read

 
 
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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 points), Xevious (...   read

 
 
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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 Genesis puzzler, Dr...   read

 
 
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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 strong. then he'...   read

 
 
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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 requested games ...   read

 
 
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