Nintendo put 12 out of 30 promised 2006 Wii Virtual Console games online at launch, rest coming on Mondays

20 November 2006
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Wii Virtual Console Shop Channel
Three weeks ago Nintendo announced that the below listed classics would be available on the Wii’s Virtual Console download service in 2006. Games up on the service right now are listed, with the upcoming games bolded to show which will be arriving every Monday spread out over 2006. For unexplained reasons the TurboGrafx 16 games were missing completely.

Wii Classic ControllerNES Games:
* Baseball
* Donkey Kong
* Donkey Kong Jr.
* Ice Hockey
* Mario Bros.
* Pinball
* Soccer
* Solomon’s Key
* Tennis
* The Legend of Zelda
* Urban Champion
* Wario’s Woods

SNES Games:
* F-Zero
* SimCity

N64 Games:
* Super Mario 64

Genesis Games:
* Altered Beast
* Columns
* Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
* Ecco the Dolphin
* Golden Axe
* Gunstar Heroes
* Ristar
* Sonic the Hedgehog
* Space Harrier II
* Toe Jam & Earl

TurboGrafx 16 Games:
* Bomberman ’93
* Bonk’s Adventure
* Dungeon Explorer
* Super Star Soldier
* Victory Run

Official Nintendo Virtual Console page.
Official Sega Virtual Console page.
Official Hudson Virtual Console page.
Screenshot via Gamespot

November 21 update: As Nick mentioned in a comment, Hudson just added two games to the Virtual Console Turbografx 16 section. Here’s the press release: “Hudson Entertainment is announcing that its TurboGrafx games are now live on Wii Virtual Console. The two launch titles are Bomberman ’93 and Bonk’s Adventure. Other titles that were previously announced will be rolled out over the next few weeks, which include Super Star Soldier, Victory Run, and Dungeon Explorer.”

As orginally reported a week ago (thanks for the correction Rob & Bking), the Wii system will support TurboGrafx games that originally had 5 players multiplayer modes. These games include Bomberman ’93 and Dungeon Explorer.”

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