Two Capcom classics coming to the Virtual Console

1942 arcade flyer
1942 arcade flyer

Is your Wii Fit collecting dust and you need a break from Golden Eye? Well good thing for you that there is classic gaming on the Wii. This week two classic Capcom games are being released on the Wii Virtual console.

The first release is the classic shooter, 1942. This classic, vertically scrolling shoot-’em-up is perhaps Capcom’s finest moment of the pre-Street Fighter era. Spawning a million clones and reappearing throughout the history of gaming, 1942’s biplane action needs no introduction. This is the original released and will run you 800 Will Points to own.

Next up is, Black Tiger, Fight your way through colorful, action-packed levels in this 1987 arcade classic. Explore huge, sprawling levels as a powerful barbarian seeking to defeat menacing bosses. Plus, upgrade your character with one of the first inventory and power-up systems ever built. This is another original release any is available for 800 Wii Points.

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  • 1942 I played a ton of on my c64. Black Tiger I got addicted to on the arcade. It was amazing.

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