Japanese Wii Virtual Console Gets NeoGeo, MSX

February 23, 2007

An update to the [url=http://www.nintendo.co.jp/wii/features/virtual_console.html]Wii’s Japanese website[/url] indicates that the region’s Wii owners will soon have access to a pair of new consoles for the Virtual Console, with the NeoGeo and the MSX platforms being added to the system’s catalog in the spring and summer respectivly. While no NeoGeo titles have been announced as of yet, MSX releases Eggy and Aleste will be launched for 800 Wii points each.

In addition, the Japanese market will also see a number of high profile Virtual Console releases in the immediate future as well, including the highly regarded Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on February 27, as well as other notable titles such as Excitebike and Act Raiser in March.

The complete list of Virtual Console games reported for a March release in Japan include:


Lode Runner
Yoshi no Tamago (Yoshi’s Cookie)
Warukyuure no Bouken
Donkey Kong Jr. Sansuu Ssobi (Donkey Kong Jr. Arithmetic Fun)


Ganbare Goemon
Herakuresu no Eikou 3 (The Glory of Hercules’ 3)
Act Raiser


Sonic Speed
Dyna Brothers
Wonder Boy V
Virtua Fighter 2
Alex Kid
Alien Storm