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Wii Shop Thread: ***FINAL FANTASY 3 IS OUT ON THE VC***


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#1861 uncle5555

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 04:47 AM

With the exception of TMNT, I imagine they'll all transfer over to Wii U. I doubt Nintendo will make an account-based system though, as there isn't one for the eShop.

Nintendo just needs to push their online shop more, and that's how they'll get more digital goods. In addition, they need an account system. It's the main reason why sales on WSC stopped because people ran into the issue of their systems dying and they couldn't transfer them over to a new system.


That and they saw the sales on SMB All Stars and wondered "hey, I think we're onto something here, cha-ching".
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#1862 soonersfan60

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 03:09 PM

If only they would actually release alot of their classic catalog as ______ All Stars, I don't think people would complain as much.

#1863 Halo05

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Posted 12 January 2012 - 02:07 PM

I wouldn't complain.

Hell, I thought the $30 rerelease of SMB All-stars was cool mostly because of the fancy packaging. I realize it's just a rom on a disc but I never thought we'd see that much.

New game choices up for Club Nintendo. The only VC choice is Majora's Mask for 150 coins and the only Wiiware choice is Dr. Mario Online... RX? It's 100 coins. Both through Jan. 31.

As many of you know, black ops 2 is plaid with bugs, lag etc which many people have been suffering including me.


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#1864 KingBroly

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Posted 12 January 2012 - 09:05 PM

All 50 Wii Ware Demos are up on the Wii Shop Channel. Get them all!
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#1865 yeah-yeah

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 02:19 AM

I wouldn't complain.

New game choices up for Club Nintendo. The only VC choice is Majora's Mask for 150 coins and the only Wiiware choice is Dr. Mario Online... RX? It's 100 coins. Both through Jan. 31.


Whoa! I have 230 coins from I don't even remember when. And you're saying I can get games with them? Sweet!

How long have they been giving away games for coins? What did they give away in the past?

Thanks for the info!

#1866 mykevermin

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 02:34 AM

I think this is only the second month.
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#1867 yeah-yeah

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 02:45 AM

I think this is only the second month.


Awww, crap. They had Super Mario Kart and Fluidity last month. Ah well. Still, very happy with Majora's Mask. I've been meaning to go back and play that one again. There was one fairy I never found in the Water palace and it's been nagging me for a long, long time.

#1868 Snake2715

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 04:17 AM

yeah I missed fluidity.. oh well.
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#1869 KingBroly

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 04:50 PM

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#1870 Halo05

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 09:56 PM

Mother of god, a VC game!

As many of you know, black ops 2 is plaid with bugs, lag etc which many people have been suffering including me.


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#1871 KingBroly

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Posted 22 June 2012 - 12:45 AM

Mega Man X2 last week

Double Dragon 2 this week

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#1872 Sarang01

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Posted 13 August 2012 - 04:12 PM

Frankly I would like to see "SoulBlazer", "Terranigma" and the "7th Saga" games. Of all the games NOT to include yet "Terranigma" seems a no brainer as it was translated into English but just never got a release here.
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#1873 Mad D

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 12:19 AM

La Mulana is out!

Went ahead and downloaded it. Still have 4000 points left thanks to that Pepsi promotion a year plus back. Waiting for Retro City Rampage.

#1874 detectiveconan16

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 10:53 AM

How does Last Blade play? Considering that the other ports of the game were based on the Neo Geo CD version, that has good music but crappy load times, this must be based on the MVS version right?

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#1875 J7.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 04:35 AM

Donkey Kong Country 1-3 is gone from the Virtual Console. Nice of Nintendo to tell us ahead of time.
Also being removed from the Europe Store. No word on why this happened. Can anyone think of any Donkey Kong anniversary coming up? http://www.highdefdi...l_Console/10566

#1876 Josh5890

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:02 AM

Donkey Kong Country 1-3 is gone from the Virtual Console. Nice of Nintendo to tell us ahead of time.
Also being removed from the Europe Store. No word on why this happened. Can anyone think of any Donkey Kong anniversary coming up? http://www.highdefdi...l_Console/10566


I have all 3 on the VC so I'm good. It does seem strange though.

#1877 Halo05

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 06:03 AM

I would've at least grabbed the first one if I knew they were going away.

Although if they show up in a compilation, I'll be thrilled beyond belief.

As many of you know, black ops 2 is plaid with bugs, lag etc which many people have been suffering including me.


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#1878 soonersfan60

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:05 PM

I'm calling it... HD re-makes of all 3 NES versions, plus original arcade version that appeared in DK64... and as an added bonus, you can download the GB 100 level version if you register your game with Club Nintendo. ;)

#1879 Strell

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:16 PM

I thought I remember someone saying that this may have happened before (perhaps with DKC, perhaps some other first/second party games) where the issue was that something had to be negotiated regarding the license or something else legal related.

I could see the compilation route as well.

Probably would have grabbed at least DKC if I had known about them being taken down.


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#1880 AFRO insomniac

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 05:33 AM

Is there currently a Wii U version of this thread?

Any thread similar to the PSN/XBLA threads but for Wii U?

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#1881 KingBroly

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 05:51 AM

I thought I remember someone saying that this may have happened before (perhaps with DKC, perhaps some other first/second party games) where the issue was that something had to be negotiated regarding the license or something else legal related.

I could see the compilation route as well.

Probably would have grabbed at least DKC if I had known about them being taken down.


There is no licensing issues with the DKC games though. Nintendo owns everything about them. I've been told this first hand. It's more likely they were taken down because they look completely awful now.

And no, there is no Wii U eShop thread...yet.
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#1882 J7.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:48 AM

There is no licensing issues with the DKC games though. Nintendo owns everything about them. I've been told this first hand. It's more likely they were taken down because they look completely awful now.

And no, there is no Wii U eShop thread...yet.


I recently heard that it could be from licensing stuff they have to do with Rare/MS due to including the games on Wii U, they had to redo the licenses and takes them off Wii until that happens. That they have to license something that has to do with it despite Nintendo owning all of DKC entirely. Maybe just the fact that the name Rareware is included.

#1883 GameDemonKing

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 08:35 PM

It's unfortunate that we cannot put in here trades for Wii points because although you have the proper folder for that, what's the point of doing so where there isn't a thread to trade Wii points. I mean you have Club Nintendo code, Wii game and Wii U game trade threads and you can post them but it would be easier to list one instead of having it scattered and by the way, both Microsoft and Sony has their points trade thread, so why not Nintendo points trade thread.

Anyways, the games released over the years by Nintendo were all right and still have a lot of fun.

#1884 Ryuukishi

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 08:04 PM

Damn, I wish I'd known last year that SimCity for SNES was going to be taken down from the VC. Always intended to pick it up at some point, but apparently it was pulled from the store in January. :(

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#1885 TurboNerd

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:00 AM

I am a little confused about the Wii U as far as the Virtual Console games. Are all the games released on the VC for the Wii available to download on the Wii U? I am thinking of picking up a Wii U and I'd love to grab Ocarina of Time to start off with.


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#1886 synnarc

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 10:43 PM

I am a little confused about the Wii U as far as the Virtual Console games. Are all the games released on the VC for the Wii available to download on the Wii U? I am thinking of picking up a Wii U and I'd love to grab Ocarina of Time to start off with.

Sadly no. The Wii and WiiU have 2 different libraries for their own Virtual Consoles.


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#1887 io

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 11:31 PM

Sadly no. The Wii and WiiU have 2 different libraries for their own Virtual Consoles.

 

Right, but just to be clear, you can still get those Wii VC games on your Wii U - but it has to be in Wii mode with separate Wii Points money on the Wii shop.



#1888 chiifea

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 12:43 AM

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#1889 Friend of Sonic

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 07:16 PM

Any suggestions for pickups? I've got like 2300 points saved on my Wii, so I'm figuring I blow them all and then transfer my content to the Wii U. 


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#1890 j00w00t

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Posted 09 June 2014 - 10:34 PM

Any suggestions for pickups? I've got like 2300 points saved on my Wii, so I'm figuring I blow them all and then transfer my content to the Wii U.

Your points transfer as well