First wave of Virtual Console games revealed

Nintendo had already announced the Virtual Console and some of its publishing partners, but today the company laid out the first wave of titles, 30 in all, to be available by the end of the year. The games (listed in full below) will come from Nintendo, Sega, and Hudson.

The company also reiterated the starting price points for the games, noting that NES games start at 500 Wii Points ($5), TurboGrafx-16 games at 600 Wii Points ($6), Super NES and Sega Genesis games at 800 Wii Points ($8), and Nintendo 64 games at 1,000 Wii Points ($10). Wii Points will be available online or at retail in packs of 2,000 with a suggested price of $20.

Mario Bros.
The Legend of Zelda
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong Jr.
Ice Hockey
Urban Champion
Wario's Woods
Solomon's Key


Nintendo 64
Super Mario 64

Sega Genesis
Sonic the Hedgehog
Altered Beast
Golden Axe
Ecco the Dolphin
Gunstar Heroes
Space Harrier II
Toe Jam & Earl
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine

Bonk's Adventure
Super Star Soldier
Victory Run
Bomberman '93
Dungeon Explorer

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wakkiwakko4462d ago

Gunstar Heroes
Altered Beast
Golden Axe
Bomberman '93
Super Star Soldier


HRP4461d ago

Sweet! I'm psyched about finally being able to play Gunstar Heroes on a console again.

Sphinx4461d ago

Hurry up, Nintendo! Where's Balloon Fight for the NES? lol

PS360WII4461d ago

that's a good first line up, and it can only get better ^^

eepiccolo4461d ago

Arrrg! Where's Chrono Trigger!? Where's Super Mario RPG!? Where's Secret of Mana!? Where's Earthbound!?

RPG fans forsaken once again.

Oh, and a non-RPG: Where's Super Metroid!?

I hope these games are released soon. Only 2 SNES games!? WEEEEAK.

Maybe they should check out the best-selling games of all time, and try following that list: