Nintendo Unveils GBA Launch Lineup For Wii U

Game Boy Advance is the latest retro Nintendo system coming to the Wii U’s Virtual Console, and today Nintendo announced exactly which games from the system we will get our hands on first. The line-up is true for both European and North American gamers, and Nintendo has given us eight GBA games to start with.

The titles will be available for download starting April 3rd on Nintendo Wii U’s Virtual Console Store, and include Advance Wars, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga and Metroid Fusion. These three games will be priced at $7.99/€6.99.

As the month of April rolls on, more games will become available for purchase. Nintendo says that you can expect Restore Points and Miiverse functionality with all of the GBA titles and says to keep your eye out for more games from this platform becoming available in the future.

The full list of GBA games, prices and release dates for the Wii U are as follows:

April 3rd

  • Advance Wars $7.99/€6.99
  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga $7.99/€6.99
  • Metroid Fusion $7.99/€6.99

April 10

  • Kirby & The Amazing Mirror $6.99/€6.99
  • Wario Ware, Inc: Mega Microgames $6.99/€6.99

April 17

  • F-Zero: Maximum Velocity $6.99/€6.99
  • Golden Sun $7.99/€6.99

April 24

  • Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi’s Island $7.99/€6.99

Are you excited to relive some GBA classics on your Nintendo Wii U? Let us know in the comments below!