There is no doubt in my mind that F-Zero is one of the greatest racing games of all time. It’s the also the first racing game I ever owned. In honor of the Wii U Virtual Console pre-launch, Nintendo is releasing this classic at an outrageously low price.
Last month Nintendo celebrated the Famicon’s 30th birthday. To celebrate this momentousness occasion, Nintendo began it’s Wii U Virtual Console Trail Campaign with the release of Balloon Fight on the Wii U eshop. Each month, the eshop will release one classic game at the insane price of .30¢ for 30 days, leading up to the release of the next game. Tomorrow (2-20) we get F-Zero. Here is the schedule for this discounted promotion:
- February 20th: F-Zero (SNES)
- March 20th: Punch-Out!!! Featuring Mr. Dream (NES)
- April 17th: Kirby’s Adventure (NES)
- May 15th: Super Metroid (SNES)
- June 12th: Yoshi (NES)
- July 15th: Donkey Kong (NES)
The Wii U Virtual Console doesn’t officially launch until this spring, but you can still download all these great games through the Wii U’s eshop. It’s a great way to replay some of these classic titles and for the price of a gumball, it’s a ridiculous offer to pass up. Plus, you get to jam out to this anytime you want.