Wii Virtual Console Games: Less than $10?

How much would you pay for Super Mario Bros. 3? Chances are you paid full retail for it on NES and then maybe you paid $34.99 for it when it came out in October of 2003. How much would you pay to play it on your Wii?

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata addressed the Virtual Console pricing in a talk he gave in Japan. Games will cost between 500 and 1000 yen, this converts to between $4.50 and $8.99 for Virtual Console games over here. Those prices stay pretty competitive with Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade prices, which has gamers paying between $5 and $12 for Arcade titles.

Capt CHAOS6522d ago

Sold, However, how hard is it going to get hold of at launch date??

:-}

OutLaw6522d ago

Considering the Wii technology isn't that advance. They should be able to make enough consoles to support the true gamers out there at launch.

Anerythristic266521d ago

I have been thinking about a Wii to compliment my 360. The only concern I have is , will every single game use the Wiimote , or just a majority. I would really like if it had some games that you could use the standard controller for. Also what titles have been confirmed for the BC library , just first party titles? Or could I play Shadowgate from the NES?

Jambi6520d ago

most of the mario games are worth atleast $5. I would probably buy a lot of games from the library.

PS360PCROCKS6518d ago

I'd buy TONS of games, I grew up on this thing man, I had the atari, than got this when I was like 6-7 and played the hell out of it, I still have like 20 games, just my machine doesn't work. $5 dollars to relive your childhood through games that have gameplay that was thought out is enough for me

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ThatArtGuy281d ago

If you like both, just buy both. Problem solved..

Profchaos281d ago

Yes most people will just buy both it's not 1992 anymore.
Retro fans will buy both, families will probably end up with both eventually fans of specifically those two out of nostalgia have careers and enough income to buy both

I don't see a problem

ken2813281d ago

Hhhhhhhhheeeeeeeelllllllllllll llllllllllll No!

Asplundh281d ago

Hardly competing. It's releasing on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series and Xbox One, Wonder isn't.

cammers1995280d ago

Yet wonder will outsell any sonic even if sonic is multi platform

Asplundh280d ago (Edited 280d ago )

Absolutely, but it certainly won't be because the 2 games released around the same time. Mario is more popular and typically the games are better.

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