Nintendo VC Releases for 2014.04.23

Once again we have a few on the Wii U and just one on the 3DS.

Wii U VC

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  • Quarth (MSX): ¥823
  • Castlevania: Dracula X (Super Famicom): ¥823 (¥4410 cart-only, ¥9350 on Suruga-ya)
  • Mega Man 5 (Famicom): ¥514

Could not find Quarth or Megaman 5 on Suruga-ya, but I know that the Rockman carts can be pricey. Considering that MSX is not the hottest system in the retro areas that I hit up, I already have every Famicom Rockman on 3DS, making this not necessary for myself.

Dracula X is mildly tempting. I know it is nowhere near as good as the PCEngine version, which can be had in the PSP remake, but it is just one of those expensive games seen all the time. Makes it real tempting.

3DS VC

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  • Final Fantasy 3 (Famicom): ¥514 (¥160 cart-only on Suruga-ya)

The best version of FF3 now portable. Having just played it on my Family Computer last summer, I have to say it was a bit of an unnerving moment having no options when I was in the final dungeon other than to just go for it. I am not huge on using save states, but FF3 is one where I heartily feel like I would not mind avoiding losing time. I am not talking about saving and reloading every other move, but.