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A trio of sequels lands on Wii Virtual Console today: -Super C (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points): "C" stands for Contra in this sequel to, um, Contra. Don't forget, Konami swtiched up the Code -- it's now: right, left, down, up, A, B (10 extra lives, not 30).-Breath of Fire II (SNES, 1 player, 800...

August 27th 2007 at 5:26pm 0 Comments
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Another less-popular-than-the-original Konami NES sequel is on the way to the Virtual Console. This time, it's Super C, the sequel to the beloved Contra. Super C features Bill Rizer and Lance Bean doing what they do best: picking up weapons that fall out of blimps, and shooting alien after alien in...

August 24th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out. Considering all the coverage we've given Contra 4 this past month, it was only a matter of time before the run-and-gun series somersaulted into one of...

July 22nd 2007 at 4:10pm 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