Nintendo announced the following game releases today for the virtual console:
Street Fighter II
nintendo said:See how the story of Samus Aran began! Metroid, the NES platform shooter from 1987, now comes to Virtual Console.
Metroid was a truly ground-breaking game that established the famous trademarks of the hit series: massive environments, upgradeable weapons and suits, and the famous Morph Ball ability.
Plus ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ complete the game in less than five hours and youÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ll see the moment when players first discovered SamusÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s true identity!
Street Fighter II
ninendo said:Street Fighter II reignited the fighting game genre in the early ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“90s. Such was its success that many follow-ups soon followed; one of the most popular of which was the Super Nintendo version of Street Fighter II Turbo.
Now on Virtual Console, Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting brings back the original characters with new moves, new outfits and the ability to play as powerful bosses such as Sagat and M. Bison. Plus ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ you can increase the game speed to an incredible pace!
The default setting allows for up to 5x speed but by using the secret code below, you can increase up to 10x speed.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“Mega TurboÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ code
First, connect a Wii Remote with a Classic Controller in the player 2 position, and use it to enter the following code when the Street Fighter II logo appears (before the scrolling ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œTurboÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â text): Down, R, Up, L, Y, B. [/nintendo]
nintendo said:In the far future, mankind has conquered space and is finally at peace. However, small criminal elements known as ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“BugsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ threaten universal harmony, so a covert team of ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“Silent DebuggersÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ is deployed to stop them. As their newest recruit, you must clean up the dangerous space station ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“GaneÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢, from where no Debugger has ever returned!
This Turbografx classic from 1991, out now on Virtual Console, is a unique first-person action-adventure that combines shooting with exploration, as you battle your way through claustrophobic corridors to solve the mystery within.
The Virtual Console houses such classics as The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario 64 and Sonic the Hedgehog. Click here to read more about all Virtual Console games available.
Wii owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points to download Virtual Console games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets. Click here to read more about Wii Points.
Certain games require the use of a Wii Classic Controller or Nintendo GameCube Controller. Click here to find out what controllers can be used with which game.
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