Good news for gamers in North America as Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is finally making its way to the Wii U Virtual Console in the United States. The game is also out on the European Wii U Virtual Console this week. The game will arrive on the Wii U eShop on Thursday and will be priced up at $7.99.
When Marche and his friends open an ancient magical tome, their small town is transformed into a fantasy-filled kingdom known as Ivalice. Guide Marche and his clan against countless foes, and discover the wonders of Ivalice. Build up your party, master abilities and summons, and learn tactical combat to win in battle.
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Thanks to Amazon we now know that Pokken Tournament’s launch date isn’t the only thing shared between regions. The North American box art for the title is nearly identical to the Japanese version. The only notable difference is the glaring promotion of the Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card that comes with the game. You can view the North American cover below. You can pick up the game worldwide on March 18th.
Nintendo is bringing three classic NES games to the North American Virtual console tomorrow, including Wild Gunman, Hogan’s Alley, and the Adventures of Bayou Billy. The original versions of Wild Gunman and Hogan’s Alley were played completely with the NES Zapper, while only some sections of The Adventures of Bayou Billy made use of the famous peripheral. In their Virtual Console re-releases, this functionality is replicated by the Wii Remote’s motion controls. Each game also features off-TV play. So, if your down for some sharp shooting, make sure to pick up these gems for $4.99 each. You can watch gameplay below if your interested.
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Starting today, North American Wii U owners will be able to download both the Team Protoman and Team Colonel versions of Mega Man Battle Network 5 on the Virtual Console. The games, which were originally released for the Gameboy Advance and Nintendo DS systems in 2005, are the fifth dual installments in the Battle Network series. Dark Chips make their debut in this title, while most other mechanics are carried over from earlier installments.You can watch the official announcement videos below to get an idea of how each game plays. Both the Team Protoman and Team Colonel version will be available individually for $6.99.
In just a few days, North America will get it’s hands on the highly criticized Devil’s Third. The action game has garnered fairly poor reviews that address the title’s lackluster graphics and action sequences which fall short of the high quality promised with the game’s announcement. For a time, Nintendo of America was undecided on whether or not they would publish the game, but alas they have, and here it comes. Devil’s Third launches in North America on December 11th. You can watch the official trailer below.
Nintendo is encouraging customers to discover the “game changing power” inside amiibo this holiday season with it’s new North Amercian commercial. The ad mentions the figures’ compatibility with both the New Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, but only touches on a few of amiibo’s many features. See what they managed to squeeze into 30 seconds in the video below.
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Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets for Nintendo 3DS has been known about for some time, though eagerly waiting fans had only a speculative Amazon estimate for release. However, today developer Ubisoft announced the game would be released on October 20th in North America and October 23rd in Europe. The game is based on the cult-classic TV show from the Disney Big Grin channel. Check out the teaser below for more information: