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Hudson Brings Turbo CD, Super CD Titles To Virtual Console

Hudson Soft has announced that Turbo CD and Super CD games will be available on the Wii's Virtual Console, making CD-ROM-specific titles available through the Wii Shop channel and bolstering Hudson's offering of Virtual Console titles.

Leigh Alexander

September 17, 2007

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Hudson Soft has announced that Turbo CD and Super CD game software will be available for download on the Wii's Virtual Console, expanding the platforms represented among the Virtual Console's offerings to include CD-ROM-specific titles along with previously available TurboGrafx-16 offerings. The Turbo CD and Super CD downloads will be priced at 800 Wii Points ($8.00) apiece, and the company says it plans to launch some 5 games this year, and more than 10 in 2008. No specific titles have yet been revealed for the North American market, but the announcement of the news in Japan was accompanied by screenshots of classic TurboGrafx action RPG Y's Book I & II and ultra-bizarre cult shooter Cho Aniki. Hudson Soft launched its North American Virtual Console business in November of 2006, and as of July of this year, has extended that service to Europe, Japan and Australia.

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Leigh Alexander


Leigh Alexander is Editor At Large for Gamasutra and the site's former News Director. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Variety, Slate, Paste, Kill Screen, GamePro and numerous other publications. She also blogs regularly about gaming and internet culture at her Sexy Videogameland site. [NOTE: Edited 10/02/2014, this feature-linked bio was outdated.]

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