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The biggest news about downloadable games for Europe today happened two days ago: the Virtual Console Arcade launched for PAL territories the same time it did for North America, and with the same lineup. In case you're used to ignoring the Wii Shop until Friday, go check it out! Gaplus -- Arcad...

March 27th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The bad news about Japan's Virtual Console Arcade: it's expensive! With the exception of Star Force, which costs 500 Points there like it does in the US, everything is priced at 800 Points. The good news: it's well-supported! There are already six games available on the service (Return of Ishtar, Em...

March 26th 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Available on the Nintendo Channel right now, the above trailer was shown during Iwata's keynote that revealed Virtual Console Arcade, a new platform expansion for the service. If you're wondering what these games are, yet don't feel like checking YouTube, then enjoy the brief snippets of each in the...

March 25th 2009 at 4:46pm 0 Comments
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Iwata has announced yet another platform expansion for Wii's Virtual Console. Virtual Console Arcade will offer classic -- meaning old -- arcade titles not available on other systems. Four launch games are available for download right now (directly to an SD card, if you prefer -- haven't you heard?...

March 25th 2009 at 1:22pm 0 Comments