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The Legend Continues On Virtual Console

23rd March 2007- Prepare for the adventure of a life-time as Wii takes you from the fields of Hyrule to the heart of Transylvania. If you are a fan of epic storylines and battling against insurmountable odds, these games are a must-have for you.

This week, the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past for Super Nintendo is making its way to the Virtual Console for you to download. In this medieval fantasy adventure, players assume the role of Link, a young boy who receives a telepathic cry for help from Princess Zelda. After rescuing her, Link realises a darker plan is at foot and sets out to save Hyrule. With intuitive gameplay and a gripping storyline The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past will have you transfixed and is yours to download for 800 Wii points.

Also available this week is gothic horror classic Castlevania®, from Konami, originally for the Nintendo Entertainment System. One of the earliest games to feature a horror story line, Castlevania pitches a whip-wielding warrior against the evil vampire, Dracula and his minions. Loosely based on Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' and featuring a variety of other characters such as 'Death' and 'Medusa', the Castlevania franchise has enjoyed huge success since launch. Castlevania is available this week on Wii for 500 Wii points.

These great games join the list of 65 classic games already available for the Virtual Console in Europe.

For further information please contact the Nintendo Press Office on

020 7307 3103

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