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Virtual Console games comprised of ROMs, emulators, HTML files

Although not particular surprising, someone was able to completely decrypt a Virtual Console game. In doing so, they were able to discover the nitty-gritty details of the files that make up a typical game on the Wii Shop Channel. It was determined that Virtual Console games generally seem hold a ROM and HTML file. The purpose of the ROM file is blatant, though some may find it interesting that the help documentation for the Wii is just an HTML file. Also, each Virtual Console game comes with its own emulator.

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EZCheez3475d ago (Edited 3475d ago )

By enlististing the help of the SNESX team.

rCrysis3475d ago

sounds logical enough to why the titles work on wii

bootsielon3475d ago

If you can get it for free with more features

kenshin22up3475d ago

Because it's illegal? Duhhh

KidMakeshift3475d ago (Edited 3475d ago )

The only thing criminal is the virtual console pricing

Seriously, I can buy a complilation (Sega Collection, etc.) for $20 or less that comes with 30+ games that are also on the virtual console

KeiZka3474d ago

Pricing indeed sucks, but it's still better to know that you actually own what you play...

SaiyanFury3474d ago

I'll stick with ROMs on my PC. And I have a much wider selection...