VS. Excitebike

It’s undoubtedly a good thing when Nintendo starts releasing older titles on the eShop that are otherwise fairly difficult to find or play. But does VS. Excitebike, originally only released on the Famicom Disk System in Japan in 1988, offer enough extra content compared to the original to justify a purchase?


It’s not perfect, but Splatoon has a lot of things going for it. First off, most of the modes are not focused on killing other players, but on coloring the ground with your ink gun in a “turf war.” This surprisingly ends up being a lot of fun.