Why the Game Boy Advance isn’t on the 3DS Virtual Console

When Nintendo announced that Game Boy Advance titles would be coming to the Virtual Console on Wii U, it was generally presumed that Nintendo would announce them for the Virtual Console for the 3DS at some point too.

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Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Heading To Japanese Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

It looks as though Japan will be getting Donkey Kong Land for the Game Boy Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS next week for 411 Yen. The Donkey Kong Country games were mysteriously pulled from the Wii Virtual Console, so hopefully we may see the return of the trilogy.

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Nintendo of Europe Confirms Upcoming Game Boy Advance Wii U Virtual Console Releases – Wii U eShop News @ Nintendo Life

Just yesterday we reported that Advance Wars will arrive on the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe next week, kicking off the entry of the Game Boy Advance onto the platform.

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Out Run Coming To Japan As Part Of Sega 3D Classics On Nintendo 3DS

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Sega have revealed that Out Run is the eleventh 3D Classic title for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan. The news was spotted by NeoGaf member Hero of Legend. The main 3D Classics site currently redirects to the Fantasy Zone page, but we should get confirmation from the company soon.

Thanks, Bob03

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Nintendo Download Updates (28/3) Mario Kart vs Layton vs Phoenix Wright

We’ve had a spate of bad weeks here at the Nintendo Download Updates HQ, just week after week of disappointment. That stops now. Well, for this week at least.

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Year of Luigi Gets Official Send-Off from Shigeru Miyamoto – Nintendo Life

Spring may be officially in the air today, but with it comes a bittersweet farewell.

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Super Metroid is 20 Years Old Today – Retro News @ Nintendo Life

Super Metroid is 20 years old today, having been released in Japan on 19th March 1994. It’s a title that would go on to be one of a number of iconic, memorable experiences on the 16-bit machine, and is still revered to this day.

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Watch Dogs Now R18+ in Australia Due to Sexual Violence References

Newly-added scenes required Watch Dogs to be resubmitted for classification, says Ubisoft.

Source: IGN Wii Posted on : March 17, 2014 at 05:01PM

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IGN Presents: The History of Atari

Millions of dollars. Wild parties. Lawsuit. Corporate Mergers. A slow, sad death. This is the story of Atari.

Atari co-founders Ted Dabney and Nolan Bushnell, with head of finance Fred Marincic and Pong creator Allan Alcorn.

To those born into the console era, whose formative gaming education came from Nintendo, Sega, or PlayStation, Atari feels like an amorphous presence in the world of videogames: a once-important name that has been diluted by countless mergers, acquisitions and bankruptcies. A titan of the arcade era whose relevance had dwindled almost to nothingness by the turn of the millenium.

Source: IGN DS Posted on : March 21, 2014 at 03:30AM

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Peter Molyneux: ‘Never Underestimate Nintendo’

Nintendo “may have lost their way,” but Fable creator Peter Molyneux isn’t counting the company out.

Source: IGN DS Posted on : March 19, 2014 at 10:49AM

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