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Wii U Virtual Console "Complete" Releases

Benjamin_MFF

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I recently posted a thread about going with a Wii U or Switch for Zelda: BotW : Here's the Thread for that discussion and primarily due to fiscal reasons, I went with the Wii U. It has been a blast! I have found older titles a joy to dive back into, LoZ: Wind Waker HD and finding games that were previously out of reach, Metriod Prime Trilogy, I'm looking at you.

Seeing the variety and breath of consoles available in the eShop I had a question after seeing the Super Mario Advance titles for sale. Since some of the games are available are released for multiple systems, I was curios if there was a list of versions compared to each other and the differences between them.
 
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Ceallach

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Uh, you are really gonna need to look up each title individually.
 

ExpandKong

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LOL. Someone now has access to every single
  • NES
  • SNES
  • N64
  • GCN
  • Wii
  • Wii U
  • G&W
  • GB
  • GBC
  • VB
  • GBA
  • DS
  • 3DS
game ever released for the single low low price of 1x Wii U console (~$90US).
3DS too now? Do I need to dust off my Wii Woo?
 

Quasicat

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I’ve got the GameCube on the vWii side, but haven’t kept up on more recent developments. I should really look and see if they got Nintendont to work completely on the Gamepad (not just screen, but also controls).
 

Somoza

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WiiU seems a great machine (moreso if modded) and cheap these days. I am thinking about getting one now before the price starts to go up. I hope wiiu are as hard to break as the gamecube.
 

Benjamin_MFF

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Uh, you are really gonna need to look up each title individually.
I wondered if it was a game by game basis. I wonder what kind of differences Super Mario World for the SNES compared to the GBA port.
 

Chacranajxy

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I wondered if it was a game by game basis. I wonder what kind of differences Super Mario World for the SNES compared to the GBA port.
The only Super Mario Advance game you want is the Super Mario Bros 3 port, because the WiiU version includes the levels that were previously only available on the GBA if you had the e-reader. All the other Mario Advance games are worse than their SNES counterparts, due primarily to graphical differences and the difference in resolution for the GBA.
 
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Weilthain

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Wii u has great great games. end of a era hardware for Nintendo, beginning of a new software era.

One big criticism was that it was super sluggish on the OS menus and my disc drive no longer reads so I can only play my digital games.

i am fully moved over to switch but I miss 3D world so much. They need to port that. January or February 2020 is my hope.
 

Spukc

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Funny i recently bought a wii u again.
After rage selling it.

Got the top 20 games.
Besides mario kart 8 and bayonetta 2.
As they really add nothing if you own em on switch.

Still thinking about getting wooly word.
Tropical freeze is ass.
And yooka 2 did it better anyway