Nintendo's 8-bit Summer on 3DS eShop has these eight classics

Here's the eShop games you can expect in July, and when

Nintendo has dubbed July the "8-bit Summer," and plans to launch eight Virtual Console games for the 3DS eShop next month, beginning July 5 with The Legend of Zelda. Kirby's Pinball Land and The Sword of Hope 2 will hit on July 12, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters and Tumblepop will land on July 19 and Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 will arrive on July 26.

Nintendo is also sending Sonic Blast and Sonic Labyrinth to the eShop during its 8-bit Summer. If you can't remember what these games look like in action, the above video should provide a handy reminder.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.