After the reveal that Mega Man will be a playable character in Smash Bros. on the 3DS and Wii U, Capcom has released Mega Man 6 via the Virtual Console in Europe. You can pick up the game for £4.49/€4.99.
Nintendo has made Metroid II: Return of Samus and Link ‘n’ Launch available as rewards via Club Nintendo. You can check out this page for details. Each game costs 150 coins.
The original Shantae title from WayForward was announced for release on the 3DS via the Virtual Console a while ago, and we’ve known that it was set for release around the end of June or early July. Luckily, the official confirmation has arrived: it’s coming on June 20th. The third game in the series is being developed for the 3DS at the moment, so this would be a good place to begin in the mean time.
SEGA is releasing a stereoscopic 3D version of Sonic the Hedgehog via the eShop in Japan and the first look at it can be found after the break. Since our monitors don’t support 3D though, it does just look like the Sonic the Hedgehog game we all know and love.
Nintendo has lowered the price of three eShop titles until the 9th of May: Tokyo Crash Mobs is $4.99 (down from $6.99), Fluidity: Spin Cycle is $7.99 (down from $10.99), and Dillon’s Rolling Western is $6.99 (down from $9.99). You can also picked up Code of Princess for $29.99 instead of the regular $39.99. Feel free to share your recommendations in the comments.
Boomba! is a “turn based physics shooter” that features a campaign mode and a multiplayer mode. It’s coming soon to the eShop, and the first screenshots from the game are after the break.
Natsume has confirmed that Legend of the River King, a title from the GameBoy Color, is coming to the Virtual Console in North America on the 28th of March. There’s no release date for other regions as of yet.