virtual console

Nintendo says Switch will beat Wii U total sales within its first year

The Switch is beginning to pay off for Nintendo . The new console is selling so well that the Japanese firm said today it is likely to outsell the Wii U, its predecessor, within one year of its releas

This Nintendo Switch dock packs a built-in projector for big screen anywhere

The Nintendo Switch is probably the best mobile gaming console ever created, but it’s still not great at going from playing on the go to big screen console experience when you’re not at ho

Analogue’s Super Nt comes with two SNES games, including a ‘Director’s Cut’

The SNES Classic from Nintendo is pretty great, and it ships with the previously unreleased Star Fox 2 in the box. But Analogue’s amazing Super Nt – a precision engineered reference quality Super

For free! Nintendo stops charging for Wii web browser, will credit past purchases

<img src="" alt="Wii" />Nintendo's now offering the Opera-powered "Internet Channel" for free. The Wii web browser forme

Retro Review: River City Ransom (Wii Virtual Console)

Quick Version: A fool and his money are soon parted, or so the saying goes. I just dropped five bucks on River City Ransom for the Wii Virtual Console. Foolish? Or near-endless retro fun? Spoiler: Tot

Nintendo DSi to get Virtual Console, Sega on-board?

<img src="" alt="" />Wouldn’t it be rad if Nintendo announced Virtual Console for the DSi at GDC this week? We’re unsure if this w

Hori's Classic Controller for the Wii looks an awful lot like a GameCube controller

Hori, the third-party video game accessory maker, will release its Wii Classic Controller on November 27. It resembles the old GameCube controller in size and shape, but the button layout mimics that

Virtual Console GoldenEye stuck in ‘no man's land,’ unlikely to be released

What’s taking so long for GoldenEye to be released on the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console? Rare’s Nick Burton says the number of licensees involved will more than likely prevent the game from

River City Ransom available on Wii Virtual Console

Ah, one of my most favorite Nintendo games of all time, “River City Ransom,” hit the Wii Virtual Console this morning. So long, five dollars! Have a safe trip. You’ll recall that bro

Hack tus Consolas Virtuales

This video shows the hacking of the virtual console to pop in homebrew and emulated games. Not completely amazing but a good show of progress on the Wii hacking front.

Wii Virtual Console to get Sega Master System games

Remember turning on your Sega Master System? It’d go, “Booo-wip, Saaaay-gaaaah!” Ah, those were the days. A simpler time with games like Outrun, Astro Warrior, Shinobi, Alex Kidd, an

Nintendo: No online virtual console, but voice chat may be in the works

Reggie Fils-Aime works in mysterious ways. An online virtual console seems like a slam dunk and easy to implement (low bandwidth, drives sales, no extra hardware needed, lots of fun), but the big man

Wii Hacked to Play Homebrew Games

Thanks to a newly-found flaw in the Flash Player that’s used on the Wii’s Internet Channel, hackers have finagled a way to allow regular people like you and me play homebrew games on the l

Arcade-style Wii Controller

With this new peripheral from Hoki you can finally play your classic Virtual Console games in all of their retro glory. As usual the U.S. is going to be last on the list for this one, but it can be im

Trouble in Wii World? Virtual Console Sales Slowing

So this might be a bit of a stretch, but the highly respected Wired pontificates that sales on Nintendo’s Virtual Console aren’t as good as they should be. Some 3.3 million games have been

NiGHTS Sequel Planned For Nintendo Wii

That’s it. Consider me sold. If you want to hit a really soft, puppyesque spot in my heart, go for the Sega Saturn. Word is that one of the best platformers of all time will be getting a sequel

Four Versions Of Super Mario Bros. Compared

Top-left, clockwise: NES, Generation NEX System, FC Twin System, Wii (VC) The guys over at Ars Technica must have some free time. Seems Ben Kuchera took time out of his day to hook up an NES, two NES