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Posts tagged "virtual console"

Go Left: The joys of Mario 3, 5-3

Go Left: The joys of Mario 3, 5-3
Have you seen Go Right? It's a blend of Michael Nyman music and every platformer you ever played as a kid, and it's been doing the rounds on Twitter pretty heavily this weekend.

Check it out after the jump, and then read some rubbish I wrote about Mario 3.

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Please Release Me: Mole Mania

Please Release Me: Mole Mania
You know what would be good on the 3DS Virtual Console? Mole Mania would be good. What's Mole Mania? It's the Shigeru Miyamoto game you've probably never heard of.

Let's check it out, eh?

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In defence of Dr Mario

In defence of Dr Mario
Listen, Dr Mario for the Game Boy is out on the 3DS Virtual Console this week, and I've been hearing backchat from people who don't think it's very good.

These people are wrong, and you shouldn't listen to them.

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Review: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3

Review: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
★★★★

Wario’s one of the patron saints of Hookshot Inc. WarioWare may have come out on a cartridge and cost significantly more than $15 in the shops, but its toast-catching, shark-jumping, dog-touching agenda paved the way for thousands of iOS and Android oddities.

Now, thanks to the Virtual Console, we can write about him legitimately.

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