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The Lost Levels

Posted in General with tags , on September 28, 2009 by fieldingmellish

I should hate the Wii Virtual Console. Considering how I feel about copyright and whatnot, the Wii Virtual Console seems like it would stand for everything I hate. Paying twice for something you already own, draconian sharing abilities, etc. They continue to stubbornly refuse to make several grand instantly by releasing Earthbound. And yet, I continue to buy from it. I own Mario, Mario 2, Mario 3, and Paper Mario. Mario Kart 64. Punch Out and Super Punch Out. A Link to the Past. Blades of Steel. Except for Paper Mario, I own all of these already. My parents probably paid $60 a pop for them back in those heady days of the early 1990s. So why the hell have I spent another $56 to buy them again?* Continue reading