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Konami Brings Metal Gear and More to Virtual Console

Snake joined by Contra, Gradius and other MSX titles this Winter.


If there's one class of Virtual Console game that's been slow in getting off the ground, it's the service's MSX library. That's about to change shortly.

Konami announced today plans to bring its library of MSX classics to the service. A total of 13 titles will be rolled out starting this Winter.

See if you recognize these names:

  • Metal Gear
  • Yie Ar Kung-Fu II
  • Space Monbo
  • Road Fighter
  • Penguin Adventure
  • Parodius
  • Quarth
  • Contra
  • Knightmare (Majo Densetsu)
  • Gradius 2
  • Salamander
  • Gofer no Yabo Epiode II
  • Meta Gear 2 Solid Snake

Konami did not share specific dates for the games.

Currently, the MSX subset of the Virtual Console service offers D4 Enterprise's EGGY and Aleste for download. These are priced at 800 WiiPoints.

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