Nintendo asks: What games do you want on the Wii Virtual Console?

4 April 2008
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Super Mario RPG for SNES will set you back $50, on Wii only $8The American gaming magazine Nintendo Power is running a poll in their latest issue to find out what classic games gamers would most like to see appear on the Wii Virtual Console. Once the results are in the magazine will publish the Top 100 most requested titles. Since this is Nintendo’s official magazine, the company should be paying attention, so this is your best chance to get your word in.

To quote the Nintendo magazine’s request to its readers and you: “What classic games do you want to see come to Virtual Console? Send us up to five picks (only for systems currently represented on Virtual Console) at We’ll print results in an upcoming issue. Note: This is for polling purposes only, and will in no way determine future Virtual Console releases.”

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  • My top 5 picks I emailed are:
    1. Super Mario RPG (SNES)
    2. Conker’s Bad Fur Day (N64)
    3. Pilotwings 64 (N64)
    4. Banjo-Kazooie (N64)
    5. Earthbound (SNES)

    Other games I’d like to see are: Star Fox 2 (SNES), Earthbound 64 (N64), Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon (N64), Space Station Silicon Valley (N64), Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island (SNES), Super Smash Bros. (N64), Super Mario Kart (SNES), Ninja Gaiden Trilogy (SNES), Zombies Ate My Neighbors (SNES), Super Mario Allstars (SNES), Mother (NES), Little Nemo the Dream Master (NES), Batman (NES), Blast Corps and other Rare games. Before you submit your five picks, check out this Virtual Console release list that shows what games are already “coming soon”.


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    Ferry Groenendijk By Ferry Groenendijk: He is the founder and editor of Video Games Blogger. He loved gaming from the moment he got a Nintendo with Super Mario Bros. on his 8th birthday. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and at Google+.

    • kurlqq

      c64 world games and c64 winter games

    • @a1ee7e74af3079738b83da5cc8ba2644:disqus : Those two Commodore 64 games have already been released (on the European Wii Virtual Console anyway) back in 2008 and 2009. 🙂

    • michael

      1. Battletoads
      2. Battletoads
      3. Battletoads
      4. Battletoads
      5. (what do you think?) Battletoads

    • Mroytenberg

      Battletoads is just amazing and it just needs to come out on the virtual console, it’s just great!  no matter how much of a d*ck the game can be!

    • marathonman

      sickest games ever:
      army men: sarge’s heroes
      king of fighters ’99

    • Marc

      All I really want is Earthbound (SNES)

    • hella13

      super Mario world 2 yoshis isand
      I really enjoyed this game when I was younger and I could never find and then completely forgot about I just came across it on an emulater and was hoping it was on the virtual console but its not….. So sad:( wish it would pop up on there sometime in the near future.
      super Mario world 2 yoshis island

      I have downloaded every Mario game I could find on there because I am a huge Mario fan my children have become Mario fans as well its to cute

    • josh

      tecmo super bowl 3 for snes

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