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ESRB approves Mario RPG, 12 more VC titles

Ross Miller

As an addendum to yesterday's eight, the Entertainment Software Review Board has approved 13 more Virtual Console titles. The list is exclusively first-party and features more of Nintendo's successful games, including Ocarina of Time, Super Metroid, and Dr. Mario. Every game received an E for Everybody rating.

Though we understand not wanting to steal the limelight from the retail Wii games, many of these titles should have been available at launch to show off the Virtual Console; we will likely see these new downloads by mid-2007. What remains to be seen is when more third-party titles will show up -- since Mario RPG, listed, was a collaboration between Nintendo and Square Enix, perhaps Chrono Trigger or the Final Fantasy franchise will soon follow.

Continue reading for the full list.


  • Excitebike
  • Ice Climber
  • Dr. Mario
  • Mario Brothers
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
Super Nintendo:
  • Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Kirby's Super Star
  • Super Metroid
  • Kirby's Dream Land 3
Nintendo 64:
  • Mario Kart 64
  • Starfox 64
  • Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
[Via Go Nintendo; thanks, JodyAnthony]

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