Content about Virtual Console

07.28.11

Hot on the heels of the popular editorial I wrote yesterday talking about the troubled state of the 3DS, we've seen a lot of things happen from the Nintendo camp that eerily addressed some of the issues I brought up.  Release "periods" for the recently renamed Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 were confirmed, and Nintendo made an even bolder move with a scheduled price drop, along with a reward for previous buyers of the system.  These are sure to ramp up some popularity again...but one has to wonder if it's enough...

06.13.11
With the second day of E3 all to themselves, Nintendo had the spotlight solely on them. As a matter of fact, they already had the spotlight on them as it was confirmed that they would have a new console to show off at their press conference. The internet was flooded with all sorts of rumors as to what the name of it would be and what the controller would be able to do as supposed photos of the console leaked onto the internet. On June 7th, the Wii U was officially announced as Nintendo's next console, sparking the start of the next console generation. But is the Wii U a full step into the next generation, or does it simply bridge the gap between the next generation and the current?
04.18.11

Capcom classic Megaman X is now available on the Wii Virtual Console for 800 points. Having received very positive reception following its original 1993 release, fans of the series can once again experience this memorable title.