Following the listing discovered on the ESRB earlier today, we now have confirmation that Super Mario 64 DS is this week’s North American Wii U Virtual Console title. Nintendo will be publishing the game tomorrow on the eShop.
An official description from the big N’s website reads:
“Mario, Luigi, and Wario set out for a party at Princess Peach’s castle but arrive to find it empty except for Yoshi. They soon discover that Bowser has stolen the Power Stars and imprisoned the Toads. Enter all of the castle paintings, and save the day! Then try out some action-packed minigames!”
Super Mario 64 DS is priced at $9.99.
Update 2: Yet another Street Fighter game is launching tomorrow: Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers. Here’s the official description:
“When Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers debuted, the fighting game genre would be forever changed. Along with a revolutionary combo system, the game introduced a new set of challengers to fight alongside the original Street Fighter II cast. In addition to the classic characters, players take control of four brand new characters in exciting head-to-head fighting game play! Choose T. Hawk and his unmatched strength to crush your opponents. Use Deejay’s unrivaled kickboxing ability to defeat your opponents. Fight with the furious kung fu of Fei Long and unleash your inner dragon. Drill your rivals with the deadly beauty of Cammy and emerge victorious. Get ready for the Street Fighter Tournament and to fight!”
Update: Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting is also coming tomorrow for $7.99. Here’s an overview:
“Street Fighter II defined gaming in the 1990s by revolutionizing the fighting game genre. Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, regarded as one of the greatest games of all time, was the third and final release of the original Street Fighter II series. The original eight world warriors are featured, along with playable boss characters Balrog, Sagat, and M. Bison. The game offered enhanced gameplay speed and improved character balancing.”
Capcom is bringing another game to the North American New 3DS Virtual Console this week. As of tomorrow, Street Fighter Alpha 2 will be available.
Nintendo’s website has the following overview:
“Street Fighter Alpha 2 explodes on-screen with lightning-fast gameplay and amazing innovations. Quick Move Reversals, Alpha Counters and the incredible Custom Combo System create a new standard for all games to fight by. Push your talents to the limit as you discover new hidden moves and reversals for every character. Neutralize opponent’s attacks with high and low Alpha Counters and execute incredible Custom Combos to create your own rapid-fire assault of attacks. All your favorite warriors are back for more! Previously hidden characters Dan, Akuma, and Bison are joined by five new fighters: Rolento, Gen, Sakura, and classic favorites Dhalsim and Zangief.”
Street Fighter Alpha 2 will set you back $7.99.
Super Mario 64 DS rated for the North American Wii U Virtual Console