Nintendo reveals exact dates for Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign games

Today, Nintendo released the schedule for the discount promotion:

February 20: F-Zero (SNES)
March 20: Punch-Out!!! Featuring Mr. Dream (NES)
April 17: Kirby's Adventure (NES)
May 15: Super Metroid (SNES)
June 12: Yoshi (NES)
July 15: Donkey Kong (NES)

The Virtual Console doesn't officially launch on the Wii U until this spring, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed during the latest Nintendo Direct event last week.

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MelonSaurus2181d ago

The fact that they're still charging us for SNES and NES games is just sad... Not sure what kind of promotion is to be found in offering up a 25 year old game for free every month.

sloth33952181d ago

it's not sad it shows how good the games are and most likely you never played any or you would know that

PopRocks3592181d ago

It's funny you say that because in the eyes of many older gamers, these 25 year old games hold up much better than many modern games.

These sales are also fairly inexpensive too. Unless you really feel the need to complain about paying $.30.

MelonSaurus2180d ago

I've played nearly all of them. They're 25 years old and can still cost $5 - $8.

iamnsuperman2181d ago

It isn't sad at all. It is smart and isn't that costly on the consumer. What would be smarter is move these games to the mobile market but Nintendo are being stubborn on that one

animegamingnerd2181d ago

since when did michael patcher make a N4G account?

animegamingnerd2181d ago

yeah because buy a old school game for adults to get a nostalgic experience and showing their kids what they grew up playing is totally greedy

Fixay2180d ago

The fact that these games are still supported is remarkable! A positive in my eyes

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RogueStatus282181d ago (Edited 2181d ago )

You're paying $2.10 for an entire collection of classic games, how is that sad? Plus each are Gamepad and Miiverse accessible.

sitharrefus2181d ago

super metroid xD cant wait to play it again...