Nintendo launches Virtual Console Arcade!

by sunshineGX 20 Comments 16 Votes 1174 Views 26/03/2009 Back to News
Iwata announces a new platform expansion for the Wii, which includes classic arcade titles not available on any other consoles, which includes:

Gaplus (Namco Bandai): 600 Wii Points -- available now
Mappy (Namco Bandai): 500 Wii Points -- available now
The Tower Of Druaga (Namco Bandai): 500 Wii Points -- available now
Starforce (Tecmo): 500 Wii Points -- available now

With more to come.

Source: http://www.joystiq.com/2009/03/25/gdc09-virtual-console-arcade-launches-with-4-games-available-no/

Link to us http://wii.mmgn.com/News/Nintendo-launches-Virtual-Cons
Vote for this article Log in with Facebook

Nintendo launches Virtual Console Arcade! Comments

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
Super special awesome!
super crazy awesome special!
That's pretty cool!
Oh awesome, another gaming system's games brought to VC!

But what exactly is this...like arcade machines yeah?

=D
This is HUGE news! I like where this is heading!
Hmmm. Maybe there could be I daresay...ARCADE RAIL SHOOTERS!?
EXCELLENT! ... but what great title have they NOT covered already?? I DO need another Ms.PACMAN...the sped up version! Or maybe the arcade version of ROBOCOP, Ninja Turtles and the huge X-men game that was pretty sweet.
Would Mario Kart arcade be possible. Even without it, this is unreal news. I would have said too good to be true but apparently it IS true.
i am liking the fancy shmancy menu in the arcade games
Wow, this came out of nowhere. Sounds good to me This may get some older gamers back into gaming.
Shweet!
Quite cool I guess.
YES!!!!
the classic arcade games that have come out betta be on there
im confused! how did u get that screen shot? the layout for the arcade games are the same as the virtual console games. and yet the screen shot is.... different. explain yourself!
I want Mario Kart Arcade
All that's left to complete the arcade experience is to find those big, grippable joysticks to play with.

Mintyjam said: All that's left to complete the arcade experience is to find those big, grippable joysticks to play with.


guess what you can buy
yay? confusion
Great! I want x-men and arcade mario bros ! and how about those water-skiing games with motion controls fit into it
Ya know what, Nintendo should just release Wii version of acheivement already. I'd be more inclined to play all those games I have

Post a comment

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook

Recently Read

Featured Wii Content

Most anticipated game of March

Most anticipated game of March

25/02/2015 Polls 9 10
How to access US Netflix using an Australian account

How to access US Netflix using an Australian account

Gryllis 5 days Articles 8 12
Xenoblade Chronicles too big for 3DS microSD card

Xenoblade Chronicles too big for 3DS microSD card

Gryllis 6 days News 4 10
Friendly Fire Show 89: Hairy snakes on a plane

Friendly Fire Show 89: Hairy snakes on a plane

Podcast 6 days Articles 0 3
Netflix Australian pricing revealed, same as US

Netflix Australian pricing revealed, same as US

Gryllis 6 days News 10 13
A history of cricket video games: In pictures

A history of cricket video games: In pictures

Gryllis 20/03 Articles 13 8
When Nintendo NX arrives Wii U will have had a long life

When Nintendo NX arrives Wii U will have had a long life

Gryllis 18/03 Articles 3 8
Watch Netflix running on an NES

Watch Netflix running on an NES

Jayden27 11/03 News 3 4
Gamers more likely to commit online fraud - report

Gamers more likely to commit online fraud - report

Tano 05/03 News 3 7

Community Content

Work Experience at The MMGN Office

Work Experience at The MMGN Office

12/01/2015 Blog 10 0

MMGN Updates

Status
Updating..
Username

commented on Tap Tap: Lady Gaga Revenge

Nipaporn21 4 hours ago
Username

commented on Gamers just keep throwing money at Star Citizen

punk 5 hours ago
Username

commented on A history of cricket video games: In pictures

punk 5 hours ago
Username

Zinker shared a story - Bloodborne

Zinker 15 hours ago
Username

commented on A history of cricket video games: In pictures

stonecold 19 hours ago
Username

Kazanagii made a change to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders

Kazanagii 1 day ago
Username

commented on Open-Galaxy and Space Trading Games

Aklan 1 day ago
Username

commented on Halo Online revealed, based on Halo 3 engine

Zinker 1 day ago