Title: VS. Excitebike
Platform: Wii U
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? As the core of the game is left intact, it depends on how much you would enjoy being able to save rudimentary custom tracks and race against your friends.
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The original NES Excitebike was a simple yet amazing game for its time, and it remains fun to this day. VS. Excitebike provides a novel way for those outside Japan to experience the core experience along with some interesting additions, even if it has some shortcomings. It’s still a fun game, but it serves more as an enjoyable interlude between playing other games than a fully-fledged experience in and of itself.