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This week wasn't the best as far as Virtual Console content goes, but we managed to still bring forth a video wrap-up on the day's games, despite our lack of enthusiasm to do so. Oh well, at least we got Sonic 3, right?

September 10th 2007 at 9:44pm 0 Comments
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Today's Virtual Console update gifts us with our favorite 2D Sonic the Hedgehog title in the franchise: Sonic the Hedgehog 3. As for the other two titles, well ... we've not had much experience, if any, with them. But, that's the great thing about the VC. It allows us to experience titles of old we...

September 10th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Wow! Five games on the Virtual Console this week -- you guys in Europe must be doing something right. Surely everyone can find something to their tastes among these five titles ... and we know what to recommend if you're just particularly fond of getting your ass kicked over and over again while wea...

September 7th 2007 at 1:32pm 0 Comments
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You know how boxart is always better in Japan than in the US? You're looking at the counterexample. The Japanese Sonic 3 cover is arguably the worst thing to happen to the series right up until the creation of Shadow. Apparently Sega was doing their best to kill their flagship series in Japan, by t...

August 21st 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Australia getting a Virtual Console game before anyone else? Maybe! We can't be sure when Sonic 3 and Super Mario Bros. 3 will find their way onto the VC, but at least we know they're on their way, thanks to the Office of Film and Classification.The Aussie equivalent of the ESRB keeps a database of...

July 16th 2007 at 2:40pm 0 Comments