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Yoshi’s Story Is Coming To The NA Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

The Nintendo 64 title Yoshi’s Story will be arriving to the North American Wii U Virtual Console tomorrow. The title was originally released on December 21, 1997 in Japan and has both a story mode and a trial mode.

Baby Bowser has taken the Super Happy Tree and put a spell on Yoshi Island. It’s up to a few remaining Yoshis to restore everything to its rightful place as they run, ground-pound, flutter-jump, throw eggs, and traverse a colorful and crafted storybook-looking world. Complete a course in Story Mode, and then best your high score in Trial Mode!

It will be available to purchase via the Nintendo eShop for $9.99.

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17 comments

  1. People hate this game, but I remember I got it for free and played it quite a bit as a kid. It was kinda fun finding the secret Yoshis… I’m gonna buy this so hard tomorrow… ’cause nostalgia.

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  2. Never played this and don’t know too much about it. Yoshi’s Island is one of my all-time favorite games (DS was okay, and I thought Woolly World was really good but not great) Would I enjoy this? What are some pros and cons?

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    1. All I can really tell you is that it’s nothing close to the previous Yoshi’s Island installments, and it’s insanely short.
      I still loved it back during the N64 days though.

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    2. A lot of Yoshi’s Island fans bash Yoshi’s Story but i’d say it was pretty good for what it was trying to do.

      Pros: Yoshi/Nintendo charm galore, 2 secrect Yoshis hidden somewhere throughout the campaign (they’re in the picture above) that at the time were a big deal because you didn’t often see Yoshis of that color (only 1 of them made it in Smash 4 oddly enough), storybook art style, heart-melting Yoshi songs

      Cons: From what I remember the bosses were a bit easy, potentially ear-melting Yoshi songs…

      I’d say check out some YouTube videos of it first if you’re worried that it’ll disappoint you. Though for $10 it shouldn’t be that bad if you like Yoshi games at all.

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      1. Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards is probably my favorite Kirby game. One of the best in my opinion but I haven’t played every single one. Still, out of all the ones I have played Kirby 64 had the most challenge and reward. Also there were parts that were very epic and creepy for a Kirby game. Also Paper Mario 64 if you’ve never played it. The 64 and GCN installments are two of the best in that series.

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  3. Of all the awesome N64 titles, we get this!? *sigh* What about Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon!? I hate to say this since this type of thing has been spammed about Nintendo as a whole by brucelee312 for way too long but… Nintendo of America is shit! lol

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    1. Good for those of you that liked this game. I miss when they were giving us TWO virtual console games at the same time. One at a time is becoming such an insult. :/

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