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3DS Virtual Console Will Play Game Boy Games

The feature we've all been praying for is confirmed

We've been hoping for it for a long time, and now it's been confirmed: the Nintendo 3DS has a Virtual Console service that lets you download classic handheld games.

At a press conference held today, Satoru Iwata announced that the 3DS Virtual Console service will allow gamers to download and play vintage Game Boy and Game Boy Color games, as well as offering the ability to download other Nintendo classics and play them in an all-new 3D mode.

As part of a video montage shown at the conference, it was confirmed that Super Mario Land and The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening would be two of the games coming to the 3DS Virtual Console.

Sounds good to us!

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