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Four line up for US VC

Bonk, Landstalker, more.

This week's American Virtual Console update is four-strong, with two that we've yet to see in Europe, two we already have and, er, nothing to get all that excited about.

Bonk 3 (TurboGrafx-16, 600 Wii points) pops up, having arrived here last Friday (check out our review for more), along with Donkey Kong Jr. Math (NES, 500 Wii points), which came out here in April and is rubbish.

Newcomers are Adventure Island (NES, 500 Wii points - and not to be confused with New Adventure Island for TurboGrafx-16, which is out in Europe) and Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole (Megadrive, 800 Wii points).

Wikipedia (which definitely knows more about these two than I do) reports that the former is some sort of adaptation of the arcade Wonder Boy game, while the latter is an isometric action adventure, of sorts, in which players talk to NPCs, solve puzzles and whack things in search of the titular Treasure of King Nole.

Fascinating stuff, and perhaps a hint at what we can expect from this Friday's European Virtual Console update. Watch out, as ever, for news of that.

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