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The internet has made it easy to find cheats for games, but we miss the tips pages from game magazines, when the discovery of a new code could inspire you to go back to an old game. These codes aren't exactly new, but oldness is the essence of the Virtual Console! We're bringing back the classic co...

December 26th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Now that the Virtual Console gift feature is alive and kicking, it just seems fitting that we celebrate with a few gifts of our own. Each member of the Wii Fanboy staff has carefully chosen one game currently available on the U.S. Virtual Console, and we're ready to show our appreciation by gifting...

December 13th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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"What, this?" A pilgrimage to the world's gaming mecca turns sour for a trio of German Swiss otaku who are arrested in Akihabara after posting PC Engine flyers (directing readers to the group's fansite) onto a construction site wall.[Via insert credit]

November 6th 2007 at 4:28pm 0 Comments
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The news leaked out of Japan late last week, and now Hudson has officially announced its worldwide plans for TurboGrafx-CD games on the Wii's Virtual Console. In a press release today, Hudson announced the games will be available starting in October in Japan and "soon thereafter" in Europe, North Am...

September 17th 2007 at 12:18pm 0 Comments
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2007 is the twentieth anniversary of the PC Engine (the Japanese Turbografx-16) and Hudson, who co-created the console with NEC, is honoring the little console and its little HuCards in two ways this year: By releasing lots of awesome games on the Virtual Console, and By featuring a multipa...

March 16th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Hudson's Dungeon Explorer missed its target launch date yesterday, leaving Urban Champion (NES) and Baseball (NES) to represent Wii Virtual Console's New Years releases. The muff doesn't sit well with TurboGrafx-16 fans who have already suffered through two Hudson VC blunders: a broken Military Madn...

January 2nd 2007 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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Wii owners waking up this Christmas morning expecting to download some classic space 'shmup goodness might be a little surprised at what they have to pay to get it. R-Type, released today on the Wii's virtual console, is the first TurboGrafx-16 game to be available for 800 VC points instead of the n...

December 25th 2006 at 12:05pm 0 Comments
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The folks over at Bits Bytes Pixels Sprites have discovered that two new Virtual Console games, as of now unannounced, will be headed to the Wii sometime in the near future. See, in poking around Hudson Entertainment's website, they found pages for both Alien Crush and Dungeon Explorer, mentioning t...

December 8th 2006 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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Taking a break from watching obscure Japanese commercials, the fine fellows at Bits Bytes Pixels & Sprites recently poked their noses into the various nooks and crannies of Hudson Entertainment's website. Along with a vague smell of bacon, they discovered the product pages for two, as yet unanno...

December 8th 2006 at 12:25pm 0 Comments