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Nintendo's 1993 NES puzzler Yoshi's Cookie will be delisted from the Wii's Virtual Console service on October 18, after which it will no longer be available for purchase or redownload. Though it stars Nintendo's franchise characters, Yoshi's Cookie was developed by Bullet Proof Software, the studi...

October 14th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember last night when we broke into spontaneous discussion about Yoshi during our weekly Game Night assembly? Oh, that's right, you weren't there for some lame reason, opting instead to race computer-controlled players in a sad, lonely session of Mario Kart's single player Grand Prix. For shame....

November 7th 2008 at 10:05pm 0 Comments
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The only Virtual Console game going to Japan this week that isn't already available in the U.S. is Transformers: Convoy no Nazo, translated on the box as "Mystery of Comvoy." It may just supplant Urban Champion as the worst game on the VC. It's so awful that it's kind of adorable. It's so awful tha...

June 10th 2008 at 8:45am 0 Comments

Do you remember when the Wii's Virtual Console service was more classic library and less classless landfill? This week's dump sees players scrounging for a sports title and shelling out dough for a cookie-themed puzzler. Yoshi's Cookie (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points): Help Mario align matchi...

April 7th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Well, that's nice. This week's Virtual Console releases aren't a total bust like the past few weeks have kind of been, as one of this blogger's favorite childhood games is available. We can't wait until after 9am PT, so we can get our grubby little mitts on these downloads.This week's Virtual Conso...

April 7th 2008 at 9:45am 0 Comments

Confection Craziness! Baked-goods battiness! Cookie Kooky-ness!Usually, we'll spend an entire morning grumbling and tutting when we only receive one new game for the PAL Virtual Console. Not this week, however, because the appearance of Yoshi's Cookie has given us a good enough reason to post one o...

April 4th 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments