Nintendo recently brought the masses another Nintendo Direct, and while we didn’t get any Zelda Wii U news, there were some interesting tidbits to say the least!

Nintendo fans who grew up with the Super Nintendo in particular received some good news. SNES games will be getting added to the Virtual Console service — but only for the New Nintendo 3DS system.

One of the main features is the “perfect pixel” mode, where the games will be able to run in their original Super Nintendo resolutions. Super Mario World, Pilotwings, and F-Zero are already available on the service, while the next batch will be added on March 24, including Super Mario Kart, Earthbound, and Donkey Kong Country. Fans can now relive their favorite Super Nintendo games, or have a chance to play them for the very first time!

You’ll have to wait a bit more for the third batch of SNES games, but April 14 will be here before you know it. A Link to the Past (one of my favorite Zelda games!), Super Metroid, and Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest are three really good SNES games that you won’t want to miss out on!

It seems Nintendo are really trying to cash in on nostalgia, but that has been a part of their business model for years. Well, having the 3DS’ game library expanded with some more classics should give you another reason to break out the system again!

  • Bas van Gent

    trursday in europe

  • Ryan Haney

    Not for the original 3DS? 😡 Oh, well. At least my SNES still works.