Commodore 64 joins VC lineup

Commodore 64 - Image 1 Looking for more fun history lesson on gaming with the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console? You got it. Another historic game system has joined the already impressive roster of the VC to deliver classic titles at low prices. Can you guess what it is? Darn right it’s that kick-ass Commodore 64 from the 8-bit days! Full details after the jump.

Attack of the Mutant Camels - Image 1Old-school gaming fans who’ve made it a habit to unearth gems from the past using the Nintendo Wii’s Virtual Console service will get another precious piece of history very soon. The Commodore 64 has been included in the list of systems that VC will emulate.

The Commodore 64 is among the front runners of the 8-bit gaming era during the 1980s. It’s a mini-computer in its own right, and is one of the better-selling systems of its day.

The Commodore 64 dished out classic titles such as Geoff Crammond’s Sentinel, Head Over Heels and Jeff Minter‘s Attack of the Mutant Camels among others. Each title will cost 500 Wii Points. Not bad for an elaborate and fun history lesson.


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