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Submitted by wiiuonly 772d ago | article

Nintendo myths that need to die: Virtual Console edition

Many of Nintendo's most popular titles are still not available on the Virtual Console, and gamers have come up with their own explanations as to why. Wii U Only examines some of these myths to determine if there is any truth to them. (Donkey Kong , Donkey Kong 64, Nintendo, Star Fox, Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Virtual Console, Wii, Wii U)

Brawler  +   772d ago
Its cause Nintendo doesn't want our money for some odd reason.
Qrphe  +   772d ago
I find it odd that some of these are myths to begin with

>Donkey Kong 64 is a massive game. The Wii doesn't have enough storage space.
>massive game

The maximum size of the N64 game cartridge was 64MB

>The Wii can't handle games that used the Super FX chip. The Super FX chip is too hard to emulate.
gamerben  +   772d ago
Super FX chip too hard to emulate? No. Not at all. SNES emulators I have used handle it just fine.
DivineAssault  +   772d ago
i wonder who believed that nonsense.. I never heard of those so called myths
twilight_link  +   772d ago
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twilight_link  +   772d ago
the problem is SFX chip was codeveloped by 3rd party company, GBA version of this game (Yoshi's Island) was created without need for SFX

look at this
http://upload.wikimedia.org...

M in circle is i thing some kind of copyright for integrated components

otherwise i agree the virtual console is mediocre at best, no saving for ghost data in MK64, no gfx filters, no resizing it looks horrible on modern LCD
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wiiuonly  +   772d ago
These myths do exist. Do a Google search for 'em. They appear in a lot of forums.
wiiuonly  +   772d ago
Here's a story about the Virtual Console from last December. If you read the comments section, you can see some of these myths being debated. After seeing stuff like this, I decided to write this article.

http://mynintendonews.com/2...
3-4-5  +   771d ago
Basically Logical Facts > Less Intelligent people's opinion

Truth = awesome.

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