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June 16, 2011 Nintendo Download - DK '94 and Mega Man 5 lead the way!
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June 13, 2011, 16:29
 
WiiWare: Snail Mail, BIT.TRIP Flux (demo); DSiWare: Gold Fever, Zimo: Mahjong Fanatic, Hidden Photo and Beach Party Craze; Virtual Console: Mega Man 5 (Wii) and Donkey Kong (3DS)

NOTE: Nintendo Download updates will take place each week on Thursdays now instead of Mondays.

WiiWare

Snail Mail (Sandlot Games, 600pts)
BIT.TRIP Flux (Gaijin Games, free demo)

Virtual Console

Mega Man 5 (Capcom, Wii: 500 pts)
Donkey Kong (Nintendo, eShop: $3.99)

DSiWare

Gold Fever (DSi: 500pts, eShop: $4.99)
Zimo: Mahjong Fanatic (DSi: 200pts, eShop: $1.99)
Beach Party Craze (DSi: 800pts, eShop: $7.99)
Hidden Photo (DSi: 500pts, eShop: $4.99)

Source - Nintendo of America

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Posted: 06/13/11, 16:29  - Edit:  06/16/11, 21:02
 
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@rebonack

Cool beans, retweeted! Couldn't have said it better myself.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 18:14
Wow. Super Mario Land, Link's Awakening, and Donkey Kong 94 within a week of launch. The 3DS VC is beginning strong.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 18:48  - Edit:  06/16/11, 18:48
I'm anxious to see what the third parties will bring to the table, though, if anything. VC support will dry off quickly if Nintendo's the only one supporting it.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 18:50
@Guillaume

I think the Wii VC shows it will dry off quickly regardless. That's why we should enjoy the snot out of right now, when things are new and exciting and goin' on. Party time now, we can worry about tomorrow tomorrow! *dance*

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 18:55
FYI....looks like the eShop update is live now

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 19:43
Picked up Donkey Kong! Time to see what the hype is about.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 19:44
Just hit Stage 2-1 of Donkey Kong and taking a break to do some super exciting errand running.

This game is just as awesome as I remember it being. The lack of color feels a bit weird at first since that was how I played it back then, but I got over that rather quickly.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 19:47
@-JKR-

We're still getting good games almost 5 years later.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 19:53
I dusted off then played through DK94 a couple months ago on my Super Game Boy. I will be buying it again. Awesome gem of a game.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 20:02
Guillaume said:
@-JKR-

PandareusRex

Alright, sorry, it's Rebonack. But I want more followers! I need to feel popular!

Now following you both

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 21:44
@ploot
Same here, except I discovered the game for the first time a few months ago. It's terrific! Between that and LA, the 3DS VC already has a couple of the all-time best Game Boy games. Not bad at all!

MM5 is a solid title too, although I was a little more excited when I thought it was the GB MMV (solely because I already own two versions of the NES one).

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 21:52
Jargon said:
@-JKR-

We're still getting good games almost once every 5 years.

Fixed.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 22:55
Apparently the eShop doesn't know what it's selling. It has the DK94 release year as 1981. Blerg.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 23:41
Aw, DK94 is such a good fucking game. I'm jealous of all of you.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 23:42
@ploot

The eShop had a rough night last night. DSiWare slipped something into its drink and took advantage of it. Give it a break.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 23:52
@TriforceBun

Yeah, I was tricked into thinking it was the Gameboy version of Mega Man V, too. I thought it was odd they would do that, wouldn't they want to start with the first one? But now I see it's the NES version on Wii. Which is still cool, but I really want to get the old Gameboy Mega Man games again. I honestly enjoyed those more than the NES originals.

Posted by 
 on: 06/16/11, 23:59
@-JKR-
Oh, it gets a break for being so amazing in such short time. But it had better clean itself up and get tested tomorrow.

Regarding MMV, I will buy every Mega Man Game Boy game. I was upset when the portable Anniversary Collection was cancelled (did they lose the code or something?).

Posted by 
 on: 06/17/11, 00:02
@TriforceBun

Wait, I'm confused. Is there an NES game in the 3DS Virtual Console then?

Posted by 
 on: 06/17/11, 00:06
@ploot

I was totally upset when that fell through, too. I have no idea what happened to it. I would have bought that collection. I would have bought it SO hard.

@-JKR-

No, Mega Man 5 is on the Wii's Virtual Console. Check the OP again, it's labeled as such.

Posted by 
 on: 06/17/11, 00:06  - Edit:  06/17/11, 00:07
@GameDadGrant and @ploot

I think I actually still have $5 credit at Gamestop because it got canceled...

Posted by 
 on: 06/17/11, 00:11
 
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