The 7 - Video Games - Virtual Console Releases: February 12, 2007
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KJames199 Scrapple Moderator Level: 117 Posts: 307/3999 EXP: 17727048 For next: 120900 Since: 10.12.01 From: #yqr Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 9 hours # 1 Posted on 12.2.07 1201.20 Reposted on: 12.2.14 1202.01 Kid Icarus - NES - 1 player - 500 Wii Points Ice Climber - NES - 1-2 players - 500 Wii Points Kirby - NES - 1 player - 500 Wii Points Kid Icarus is good! And very hard, if I recall correctly. Ice Climber would be good for about five minutes of nostalgic fun, but I'm guessing that's about it. Never played Kirby. I was hoping Pro Wrestling would make today's all-NES release list. Question: is there any value in making weekly posts about the new VC releases? I would have just added it to the Wii thread, but I couldn't add a reply after my own message. Promote this thread!
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 216 Posts: 8599/16532 EXP: 149014406 For next: 1510986 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 9 hours # 2 Posted on 12.2.07 1303.51 Reposted on: 12.2.14 1304.18 Do it man do it Originally posted by KJames199 Question: is there any value in making weekly posts about the new VC releases?
It's False Scrapple Level: 140 Posts: 1817/6113 EXP: 32841569 For next: 444918 Since: 20.6.02 From: I am the Tag Team Champions! Since last post: 16 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 3 Posted on 12.2.07 1500.59 Reposted on: 12.2.14 1504.16 I second. I loved seeing a thread like this full of good news. Kid Icarus? Score!
Parts Unknown Lap cheong Level: 82 Posts: 1579/1725 EXP: 5010397 For next: 198852 Since: 2.1.02 From: Darkenwood Since last post: 27 days Last activity: 1 day # 4 Posted on 12.2.07 1610.41 Reposted on: 12.2.14 1611.36 FEAR THE EGGPLANT WIZARD
Alex Lap cheong Level: 76 Posts: 591/1479 EXP: 3956276 For next: 49803 Since: 24.2.02 Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 2 days # 5 Posted on 12.2.07 1637.15 Reposted on: 12.2.14 1637.52 Yeah, there should be more threads in the video game forum. But the ones I start all end up flopping, so I quit.
SchippeWreck Banger Level: 98 Posts: 1111/2756 EXP: 9643689 For next: 10698 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 6 hours # 6 Posted on 12.2.07 1651.06 Reposted on: 12.2.14 1651.10 Kid Icarus is another one of those games I just never got a chance to play. I always had friends telling me how great it was, but I never picked it up for whatever reason. This will be 500 points well spent. And yes, keep the threads a'comin'.
The King of Keith Lap cheong Level: 78 Posts: 1084/1573 EXP: 4224111 For next: 158134 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 164 days Last activity: 163 days
AIM: # 7 Posted on 12.2.07 1711.57 Reposted on: 12.2.14 1714.28 when I was younger, we'd brag about who had beaten the hardest video game. I usually trumped everyone with either Kid Icarus or Rush 'n' Attack. Picking up Kid Icarus is a no-brainer.
Torchslasher Knackwurst Level: 108 Posts: 2093/3285 EXP: 13146898 For next: 373645 Since: 17.1.02 From: New F'n Jersey Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 6 days # 8 Posted on 13.2.07 0413.38 Reposted on: 13.2.14 0414.32 Well, I think anyone who has followed the Wii threads know how I feel about Kid Icarus FINALLY coming to the VC. Be warned though as the game is very hard, especially the final level. I think I remember using the Game Genie to beat it the first time around. And yes, please keep doing these threads about the VC if you can. I don't get to the Wii every night/week, but now I'm making a beeline over there very soon. Kid Icarus and Wii-Play coming out...I love you Nintendo!
The King of Keith Lap cheong Level: 78 Posts: 1085/1573 EXP: 4224111 For next: 158134 Since: 4.11.02 From: Winchester, VA Since last post: 164 days Last activity: 163 days
AIM: # 9 Posted on 14.2.07 1007.17 Reposted on: 14.2.14 1007.18 I'm still waiting for Blaster Master to be released on the VC. I don't know if it will be, because it was a Sunsoft game and I don't even know if they are still in business.
KJames199 Scrapple Moderator Level: 117 Posts: 310/3999 EXP: 17727048 For next: 120900 Since: 10.12.01 From: #yqr Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 9 hours # 10 Posted on 14.2.07 1352.14 Reposted on: 14.2.14 1354.16 I don't know if this merits its own thread, but has anyone checked out the new Everybody Votes channel yet? I haven't tried it - I saw there was something this morning, but I left it because I find the blue glow so delightful - but apparently it's a new channel where you get to vote on polls submitted by other users. It sounds so stupid and yet I have a feeling that I'll think it's great.
SchippeWreck Banger Level: 98 Posts: 1113/2756 EXP: 9643689 For next: 10698 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 6 hours # 11 Posted on 14.2.07 1504.16 Reposted on: 14.2.14 1505.08 I tried it out last night. It's a fun little diversion. It will be interesting to see what kinds of poll questions end up getting approved. Beware though, for some reason it eats up 160 blocks of memory. That's kinda huge for a feature that hasn't proven its usefulness yet.
OlFuzzyBastard Knackwurst Level: 104 Posts: 2549/3045 EXP: 11610773 For next: 251392 Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 4 days
AIM: # 12 Posted on 15.2.07 0939.40 Reposted on: 15.2.14 0954.54 Man, I downloaded Kid Icarus this morning and, while I remember not being very good at it, I was assuming that it was because I hadn't played it since I was eight. Nope, that fucker is hard. My hope is that eventually we'll see the Everybody Votes Channel used to gage interest in possible Virtual Console titles. Right now, though, it is crazy pointless. EDIT: Adding the first paragraph made the second paragraph make no sense, so fix it I did. (edited by OlFuzzyBastard on 15.2.07 1040)
KJames199 Scrapple Moderator Level: 117 Posts: 312/3999 EXP: 17727048 For next: 120900 Since: 10.12.01 From: #yqr Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 9 hours # 13 Posted on 16.2.07 1617.58 Reposted on: 16.2.14 1620.39 UK Virtual Console Releases: February 16, 2007 Excitebike (NES) - 500 points Kirby's Adventure (NES) - 500 points New Adventure Island (TurboGrafx) - 600 points R-Type III: The Third Lightning (SNES) - 800 points --- Apparently I'll have to start adding region-specific headlines and whatnot. Anyway, I'd like to state that the British are jerks for getting Excitebike before us. I love Excitebike. I think New Adventure Island is currently a UK-exclusive as well.
Roy. Pepperoni Level: 64 Posts: 993/1040 EXP: 2149229 For next: 64880 Since: 25.2.04 From: Keystone State Since last post: 2571 days Last activity: 1041 days # 14 Posted on 16.2.07 1638.32 Reposted on: 16.2.14 1638.48 Originally posted by The King of Keith I'm still waiting for Blaster Master to be released on the VC. I don't know if it will be, because it was a Sunsoft game and I don't even know if they are still in business. According to this site (wii.qj.net) Sunsoft is a VC supporter. I think Sunsoft is still in business in Japan.
SchippeWreck Banger Level: 98 Posts: 1116/2756 EXP: 9643689 For next: 10698 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 6 hours # 15 Posted on 16.2.07 1838.55 Reposted on: 16.2.14 1839.58 I second the Excitebike envy, and pray that it means that we're getting it Monday. Also, I suck at Kid Icarus. Sad discovery.
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