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Final Fantasy II, Mario Kart Lead Virtual Console in June

Just seven releases for retro gamers in June.


Nintendo's Virtual Console releases continue to slow. June's lineup, revealed today at the Virtual Console official site, features just seven releases.

There are some big ones in the bunch, though, so let's take a look. The following are due out this month. Publisher, original system and Wii Point cost are listed in parenthesis.

  • Detective Saburo Jinguji Toki no Sugi Yuku Mama ni (Arc System Works, Famicom, 500)
  • Final Fantasy II (Square Enix, Famicom, 500)
  • Super Wagon Land (Namco Bandai, Super Famicom, 800)
  • Super Mario Kart (Nintendo, Super Famicom, 800)
  • Altered Beast (Sega, Arcade, 800)
  • Hopping Mappy (Namco Bandai, Arcade, 800)
  • Golden Axe (Sega, Arcade, 800)

Of these, Altered Beast, Golden Axe and Super Wagon Land are set for June 2. Everything else is TBA June. Final release dates are usually announced the Friday before release.

It's possible that there will be more Virtual Console games announced over the month, particularly from Namco Bandai's Arcade lineup, so be sure and check back here every weekend for the latest update!

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