Nintendo Brings More GBA Games To Wii U Virtual Console in April

Nintendo Brings More GBA Games To Wii U Virtual Console in April

Golden Sun, Metroid Fusion, and more highlight Nintendo's Virtual Consoles releases for next month.

Nintendo could be doing a better job getting more games onto its Virtual Console platform for Wii U and 3DS, especially with the wide list of classics available on older platforms. Starting in April, Nintendo is kicking its Virtual Console release schedule into overdrive with weekly releases. All titles feature restore points, off-TV play, and Miiverse functionality.

Highlights in Nintendo's release list include Metroid Fusion, Super Mario Bros 3, and Golden Sun, with a number of the titles already released on 3DS, exclusively through Nintendo's Ambassador program for the portable. Hopefully, Nintendo will decide to carry a similar momentum forward into May. Some of the titles are a bit pricey - Advance Wars for $7.99 seems a bit much - but can you place a price tag on nostalgia?

April 3

Advance Wars (Wii U, $7.99)

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Wii U, $7.99)

Metroid Fusion (Wii U, $7.99)

April 10

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror (Wii U, $6.99)

WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (Wii U, $6.99)

April 17

Super Mario Bros. 3 (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, $4.99)

F-Zero: Maximum Velocity (Wii U, $6.99)

Golden Sun (Wii U, $7.99)

April 24

Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (Wii U, $7.99)

Mike Williams

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M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

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