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Old Famicom Game By Nintendo Is Coming To The West For The First Time

The Mysterious Murasame Castle, the game that Nintendo Land’s attraction Takamaru’s Ninja Castle was based, on will be coming to the European Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in Europe on May 29th. What’s also interesting is that this game will be coming to the west for the very first time and will retail for €4.99/£4.49.  You can check out a video of the interesting game in action, above.

Thanks, Takamaru64

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Zelda: The Minish Cap Coming To European Wii U Virtual Console On May 29th

Nintendo Europe have tweeted that The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap will be coming to the European Wii U Virtual Console on May 29th. Hopefully those of you in North America will get Link’s acclaimed adventure on the same day.

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Street Fighter Alpha 2 Should Be Coming To Wii U North American Virtual Console Tomorrow

Tyler, one of the readers of My Nintendo News, has discovered that Street Fighter Alpha 2 should be coming to the North American Wii U Virtual Console tomorrow. The product page is currently live and is due for release on May 22nd. Here’s the game’s description.

Street Fighter Alpha 2 explodes on-screen with lightning-fast gameplay and amazing innovations. Quick Move Reversals, Alpha Counters and the incredible Custom Combo System create a new standard for all games to fight by. Push your talents to the limit as you discover new hidden moves and reversals for every character. Neutralize opponent’s attacks with high and low Alpha Counters and execute incredible Custom Combos to create your own rapid-fire assault of attacks. All your favorite warriors are back for more! Previously hidden characters Dan, Akuma, and Bison are joined by five new fighters: Rolento, Gen, Sakura, and classic favorites Dhalsim and Zangief.

Thanks, Tyler

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Adventures Of Lolo Coming To North American Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

The official Nintendo of America page has revealed that Adventures Of Lolo, a puzzle game released in 1989 by HAL Corporation for the NES, will be released tomorrow on the Wii U Virtual Console.

After the love of his life, Lala, is kidnapped by the devilish King Egger and taken to his haunted castle, our hero Lolo sets out to rescue her. The journey is perilous, as the Great Devil’s fortress is guarded by a massive army. But Lolo has a few tricks up his sleeve! He can move blocks to trap enemies, clear a path, or use as a shield. He can also activate the Magic Shot that will turn enemies into eggs. But watch out as a single touch from these creatures could spell trouble for our hero! Combining clever environmental puzzles with tricky enemies and an engaging style, Adventures of Lolo is a true classic!

Thanks, Tyler Z

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Nintendo America Reveals April’s Virtual Console Games

Nintendo of America has revealed which iconic games Nintendo fans can get their hands on this month on the Virtual Console. From today gamers can purchase Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame on the Wii U Virtual Console. You can see the full list, including dates, below.

April 3rd

  • Advance Wars ($7.99) – Wii U
  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga ($7.99) – Wii U
  • Metroid Fusion ($7.99) – Wii U

April 10th

  • Kirby & The Amazing Mirror ($6.99) – Wii U
  • WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! ($6.99) – Wii U

April 17th

  • Super Mario Bros. 3 ($4.99) – 3DS/Wii U
  • F-Zero: Maximum Velocity ($6.99) – Wii U
  • Golden Sun ($7.99) – Wii U

April 24th

  • Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 ($7.99) – Wii U

Thanks, Aeolus

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GBA Wii U VIrtual Console Games Include Original Scanned Paper Manuals

Chris Scullion from CVG has tweeted that the Gameboy Advance games on the Wii U Virtual Console all have original scanned paper manuals. Classics like Metroid Fusion, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 will all be available on the service.

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Super Mario Bros 3 Coming To North America In Wii U’s Virtual Console GBA Line-Up

Nintendo of America has revealed Super Mario Bros. 3 will be available on the Wii U’s Virtual Console next month. As part of the Game Boy Advance games line-up, North American Wii U owners will finally be able to get their hands on the much-loved classic NES title. Super Mario Bros. 3 can be purchased for $4.99 on Wii U or 3DS when it releases on April 17.

Earlier today, Nintendo of Europe detailed the virtual console line-up with a snazzy trailer. All dates for Europe and North America are the same, but here’s a list of those all important price points.

April 3

  • Advance Wars – Wii U, $7.99
  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga – Wii U, $7.99
  • Metroid Fusion – Wii U, $7.99

April 10

  • Kirby & The Amazing Mirror – Wii U, $6.99
  • WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! – Wii U, $6.99

April 17

  • Super Mario Bros. 3 – Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, $4.99
  • F-Zero: Maximum Velocity – Wii U, $6.99
  • Golden Sun – Wii U, $7.99

April 24

  • Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 – Wii U, $7.99