Full list of Virtual Console games for the 3DS

With over 160 games on offer, if you want to relive the best of Nintendo’s handheld past, then you should join other retro gamers on the Virtual Console.


The Virtual Console is like the ultimate arcade machine for retro gamers. It can be found through the eShop on the Nintendo 3DS. Assuming you have signed-up for a free Nintendo Network ID and have your console connected to the internet you can buy individual titles from the available catalogue. Usually these cost between $2 and $10 depending on the title and its era. Currently, titles from the GameBoy, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Advance, Sega Game Gear and NES are available. Here is the full list of games currently available for purchase on the 3DS Virtual Console.

Full List of Virtual Console Games for the 3DS Format Publisher Release Date Classification
Alleyway GameBoy Nintendo 7/6/2011 G
Super Mario Land GameBoy Nintendo 7/6/2011 G
Tennis GameBoy Nintendo 7/6/2011 G
Donkey Kong GameBoy Nintendo 16/06/2011 G
Double Dragon GameBoy Arc System Works 23/06/2011 PG
Radar Mission GameBoy Nintendo 23/06/2011 PG
Kirby's Dream Land GameBoy Nintendo 30/06/2011 G
Fortified Zone GameBoy Jaleco/Hamster 7/7/2011 PG
Qix GameBoy Nintendo 7/7/2011 G
Mario's Picross GameBoy Nintendo 14/07/2011 G
Game & Watch Gallery GameBoy Nintendo 21/07/2011 G
Baseball GameBoy Nintendo 28/07/2011 G
Pac-Man GameBoy Bandai Namco Entertainment 4/8/2011 G
Avenging Spirit GameBoy Jaleco/Hamster 11/8/2011 PG
Gargoyle's Quest: Ghosts 'n Goblins GameBoy Capcom 25/08/2011 PG
Mega Man: Dr. Wily's Revenge GameBoy Capcom 15/09/2011 G
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins GameBoy Nintendo 29/09/2011 G
Catrap GameBoy ASK 6/10/2011 G
Golf GameBoy Nintendo 13/10/2011 G
BurgerTime Deluxe GameBoy G-mode 27/10/2011 G
Adventure Island GameBoy Hudson Soft/Konami 3/11/2011 G
Side Pocket GameBoy G-mode 10/11/2011 G
Metroid II: Return of Samus GameBoy Nintendo 24/11/2011 PG
Lock 'n' Chase GameBoy G-mode 1/12/2011 G
Tetris GameBoy Nintendo 22/12/2011 G
Bionic Commando GameBoy Capcom 29/12/2011 PG
Trip World GameBoy Sunsoft 5/1/2012 G
Balloon Kid GameBoy Nintendo 26/01/2012 G
Kirby's Block Ball GameBoy Nintendo 9/2/2012 G
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 GameBoy Nintendo 16/02/2012 G
Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters GameBoy Nintendo 8/3/2012 G
Dr. Mario GameBoy Nintendo 22/03/2012 G
Kirby's Dream Land 2 GameBoy Nintendo 17/05/2012 G
Tumblepop GameBoy G-mode 7/6/2012 G
Castlevania: The Adventure GameBoy Konami 5/7/2012 G
Kirby's Pinball Land GameBoy Nintendo 26/07/2012 G
The Sword of Hope II GameBoy Kemco 9/8/2012 G
Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon GameBoy Konami 16/08/2012 G
Kirby's Star Stacker GameBoy Nintendo 30/08/2012 G
Mole Mania GameBoy Nintendo 4/10/2012 G
Pinball: Revenge of the Gator GameBoy HAL Laboratory 5/9/2013 G
Mega Man II GameBoy Capcom 7/8/2014 G
Mega Man III GameBoy Capcom 14/08/2014 G
Mega Man IV GameBoy Capcom 21/08/2014 G
Mega Man V GameBoy Capcom 28/08/2014 G
Donkey Kong Land GameBoy Nintendo 16/10/2014 G
Donkey Kong Land 2 GameBoy Nintendo 23/10/2014 G
Donkey Kong Land III GameBoy Nintendo 30/10/2014 G
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX GameBoy Color Nintendo 8/6/2011 PG
Blaster Master: Enemy Below GameBoy Color Sunsoft 8/12/2011 PG
Prince of Persia GameBoy Color Ubisoft 19/01/2012 PG
Game & Watch Gallery 2 GameBoy Color Nintendo 3/5/2012 G
Rayman GameBoy Color Ubisoft 31/05/2012 G
Wario Land II GameBoy Color Nintendo 19/07/2012 G
Toki Tori GameBoy Color Two Tribes 2/8/2012 G
Wario Land 3 GameBoy Color Nintendo 6/12/2012 G
Legend of the River King GameBoy Color Natsume 7/3/2013 G
Harvest Moon GB GameBoy Color Natsume 28/03/2013 G
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages GameBoy Color Nintendo 30/05/2013 G
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons GameBoy Color Nintendo 30/05/2013 G
Shantae GameBoy Color WayForward 18/07/2013 G
Mario Tennis GameBoy Color Nintendo 2/1/2014 G
Super Mario Bros. Deluxe GameBoy Color Nintendo 27/02/2014 G
Mario Golf GameBoy Color Nintendo 29/05/2014 G
Pokémon Trading Card Game GameBoy Color Nintendo 10/7/2014 G
Xtreme Sports GameBoy Color WayForward 7/8/2014 G
Mega Man Xtreme GameBoy Color Capcom 4/9/2014 G
Mega Man Xtreme 2 GameBoy Color Capcom 11/9/2014 G
Game & Watch Gallery 3 GameBoy Color Nintendo 25/09/2014 G
Legend of the River King 2 GameBoy Color Natsume 23/10/2014 G
Bionic Commando: Elite Forces GameBoy Color Nintendo 13/11/2014 PG
Lufia: The Legend Returns GameBoy Color Natsume 20/11/2014 G
Pokémon Puzzle Challenge GameBoy Color Nintendo 27/11/2014 G
F-Zero: Maximum Velocity GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 G
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 PG
Kirby & the Amazing Mirror GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 G
Mario Kart: Super Circuit GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 G
Mario vs. Donkey Kong GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 G
Metroid Fusion GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 PG
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 PG
Wario Land 4 GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 G
WarioWare, Inc.: Minigame Mania GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 G
Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 GameBoy Advance Nintendo 16/12/2011 G
Dragon Crystal Sega Game Gear Sega 29/03/2012 G
Shinobi Sega Game Gear Sega 29/03/2012 PG
Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble Sega Game Gear Sega 29/03/2012 G
Sonic Labyrinth Sega Game Gear Sega 10/5/2012 G
Sonic Blast Sega Game Gear Sega 14/06/2012 G
Columns Sega Game Gear Sega 13/06/2013 G
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Sega Game Gear Sega 13/06/2013 G
Shining Force: The Sword of Hajya Sega Game Gear Sega 13/06/2013 G
Sonic the Hedgehog Sega Game Gear Sega 13/06/2013 G
Defenders of Oasis Sega Game Gear Sega 20/06/2013 G
Tails Adventure Sega Game Gear Sega 20/06/2013 PG
Crystal Warriors Sega Game Gear Sega 27/06/2013 G
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sega Game Gear Sega 27/06/2013 G
G-LOC: Air Battle Sega Game Gear Sega 4/7/2013 G
Sonic Drift 2 Sega Game Gear Sega 4/7/2013 G
Vampire: Master of Darkness Sega Game Gear Sega 4/7/2013 PG
Punch-Out!! NES Nintendo 1/3/2012 G
Super Mario Bros. NES Nintendo 1/3/2012 G
Metroid NES Nintendo 15/03/2012 G
The Legend of Zelda NES Nintendo 12/4/2012 G
Donkey Kong Jr. NES Nintendo 23/08/2012 G
NES Open Tournament Golf NES Nintendo 23/08/2012 G
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link NES Nintendo 13/09/2012 G
Mega Man NES Capcom 18/10/2012 G
Mighty Bomb Jack NES Koei Tecmo 25/10/2012 G
Gradius NES Konami 1/11/2012 G
Ninja Gaiden NES Koei Tecmo 15/11/2012 PG
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels NES Nintendo 27/12/2012 G
Ghosts 'n Goblins NES Capcom 3/1/2013 G
Blaster Master NES Sunsoft 10/1/2013 G
Mega Man 2 NES Capcom 7/2/2013 G
Castlevania NES Konami 14/02/2013 G
Pac-Man NES Bandai Namco Entertainment 28/02/2013 G
Mega Man 3 NES Capcom 4/4/2013 G
Dig Dug NES Bandai Namco Entertainment 18/04/2013 G
Mega Man 4 NES Capcom 25/04/2013 G
Balloon Fight NES Nintendo 2/5/2013 G
Ice Climber NES Nintendo 2/5/2013 G
Mario & Yoshi NES Nintendo 2/5/2013 G
Super C NES Konami 2/5/2013 PG
Wrecking Crew NES Nintendo 9/5/2013 G
Mega Man 5 NES Capcom 16/05/2013 G
Mega Man 6 NES Capcom 11/6/2013 G
Spelunker NES Tozai Games 18/07/2013 G
Street Gangs NES Arc System Works 25/07/2013 PG
Super Mario Bros. 2 NES Nintendo 7/8/2013 G
Star Soldier NES Konami 15/08/2013 G
Summer Carnival '92: Recca NES Kaga Electronics 15/08/2013 G
Solomon's Key NES Koei Tecmo 22/08/2013 G
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos NES Koei Tecmo 29/08/2013 PG
Milon's Secret Castle NES Konami 26/09/2013 G
City Connection NES Hamster 17/10/2013 G
Wario's Woods NES Nintendo 24/10/2013 G
Donkey Kong NES Nintendo 21/11/2013 G
Crash 'N' The Boys: Street Challenge NES Arc System Works 28/11/2013 PG
Double Dragon NES Arc System Works 5/12/2013 PG
Donkey Kong 3 NES Nintendo 12/12/2013 G
Life Force NES Konami 19/12/2013 G
Super Mario Bros. 3 NES Nintendo 26/12/2013 G
Mario Bros. NES Nintendo 9/1/2014 G
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest NES Konami 16/01/2014 G
Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom NES Koei Tecmo 23/01/2014 PG
Renegade NES Arc System Works 20/02/2014 PG
Devil World NES Nintendo 20/03/2014 G
Adventure Island II NES Konami 27/03/2014 G
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse NES Konami 17/04/2014 G
Galaga NES Bandai Namco Entertainment 1/5/2014 G
Clu Clu Land NES Nintendo 8/5/2014 G
Double Dragon II: The Revenge NES Arc System Works 22/05/2014 PG
The Mysterious Murasame Castle NES Nintendo 29/05/2014 G
Super Dodge Ball NES Arc System Works 5/6/2014 G
Mach Rider NES Nintendo 12/6/2014 G
Donkey Kong: Original Edition NES Nintendo 18/09/2014 G
Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight NES Capcom 2/10/2014 PG
Mighty Final Fight NES Capcom 9/10/2014 PG
Adventures of Lolo NES HAL Laboratory 16/10/2014 G
Gargoyle's Quest II: The Demon Darkness NES Capcom 30/10/2014 PG
S.C.A.T. NES Natsume 4/12/2014 G
Shadow of the Ninja NES Natsume 4/12/2014 PG
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