Best games on the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console?

#1 Edited by Lotus_Flower (43 posts) -

Go.

I'm posting this in GENERAL DISCUSSION because every single one of my threads that has been moved from GD to another forum has experienced a colossal decrease in replies. When said threads are initially posted in GD, they receive replies. Once they are moved, they no longer receive replies (yes, posters can see these threads pop up but eventually they are no longer seen as 'most recent' and are therefore left to collect dust in their respective and inactive forums (i.e., the WII FORUM, the RESIDENT EVIL forum, etc.). Check my post history if you disagree.

So, to the question at hand... What are the best games on the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console?

#2 Posted by Lotus_Flower (43 posts) -

You can, of course, willfully ignore this thread as some kind of attempt to ignore or refute my point (which has already been proven).

#3 Posted by DeF (4904 posts) -

want me to state the obvious ones?

Super Mario RPG

FF IV, VI

Secret of Mana

Super Mario World

A Link to the Past

Donkey Kong Country 1, 2, 3

Mario Kart 64

Ocarina of Time

Majora's Mask

The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

Strider (Arcade)

ActRaiser

Mega Man 2

Super Metroid

Sin & Punishment

...etc etc

you probably should've asked for best hidden gems on VC :)

#4 Posted by Aleryn (704 posts) -

I gotta give credit to Soldier Blade on the PC Engine (Turbographx 16). Amazing gameplay and soundtrack. And listen to the poster directly above me, all that stuff is awesome.

#5 Posted by 9999dmg (132 posts) -

Phantasy Star IV, Shining Force II!

#6 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

Rondo of Blood and Dynamite Headdy?

Of course the only reason to own a Wii is for the emulation.

#7 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

@Aleryn said:

I gotta give credit to Soldier Blade on the PC Engine (Turbographx 16). Amazing gameplay and soundtrack. And listen to the poster directly above me, all that stuff is awesome.

I find Ocarina of Time and Super Metroid to be boring as fucking sin, but I guess I'm in the minority.

#8 Posted by Jay444111 (2441 posts) -

Earthbound... oh wait...

#9 Edited by Lotus_Flower (43 posts) -

@DeF said:

want me to state the obvious ones?

Super Mario RPG

FF IV, VI

Secret of Mana

Super Mario World

A Link to the Past

Donkey Kong Country 1, 2, 3

Mario Kart 64

Ocarina of Time

Majora's Mask

The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

Strider (Arcade)

ActRaiser

Mega Man 2

Super Metroid

Sin & Punishment

...etc etc

you probably should've asked for best hidden gems on VC :)

No, no, the obvious ones are welcome! I never knew, for instance, that SIN & PUNISHMENT is good or MEGA MAN 2. I haven't heard much about either of those games, actually.

Also, isn't there something amiss with the VC version of FF IV? Something about a bad translation?

I can also point out at least one glaring absence on your list -- CHRONO TRIGGER!

#10 Posted by DeF (4904 posts) -

oh chrono trigger! I totally forgot about that one :D

but you haven't heard people rave about mega man 2? it's the most favorably remembered mega man by the majority of gamers.

and the only reason sin & punishment is on there is because it was so heavily imported back in the day and also cause it's a Treasure game.

not sure about FF's translation but weren't they all kinda bad back in those days? :)

#11 Edited by believer258 (11949 posts) -

@Lotus_Flower said:

No, no, the obvious ones are welcome! I never knew, for instance, that SIN & PUNISHMENT is good or MEGA MAN 2. I haven't heard much about either of those games, actually.

Also, isn't there something amiss with the VC version of FF IV? Something about a bad translation?

I can also point out at least one glaring absence on your list -- CHRONO TRIGGER!

You've never heard much about Mega Man 2? I find that a bit surprising.

Anyway, Super Metroid is hands down the best game on VC. For me, anyway. Chrono Trigger is a second, I guess.

Also, I sense a thread being moved. Don't feel down about it, all of the threads get posted in the "recent" list. It will get noticed, and if it doesn't, then it probably sucked.

#12 Edited by Lotus_Flower (43 posts) -

It's true -- I haven't heard much about Mega Man 2 at all.

How does Super Metroid play with the CC Pro?

#13 Posted by DeF (4904 posts) -

@Lotus_Flower: like before, only now the controller rest comfortably in your hand :)

#14 Posted by Kyle (2323 posts) -

@MysteriousBob said:

I find Ocarina of Time and Super Metroid to be boring as fucking sin, but I guess I'm in the minority.

Yes, you definitely are.

#15 Edited by Lotus_Flower (43 posts) -

Well, this thread has been moved, so it'll likely be left to gather no responses in this inactive forum. That's unfortunate.

#16 Posted by GERALTITUDE (3351 posts) -

Arise dead thread... I RESURRECT THEE!

Guess who was suddenly reminded they had a Wii when their PlayStation died? That's right. This idiot right here.

So how about those Virtual Console games? I'm looking strictly for RPGs that aren't Final Fantasy or Chrono Trigger.

#17 Posted by The_Hiro_Abides (1263 posts) -

Phantasy Star series is excellent... well 4 is awesome anyway. I keep trying to play through 2, but that is one grind heavy game. Last time I made it to another planet. I was pretty psyched about that.

Other than that, um, Legend of Zelda games?

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