Medarot 2 CORE Heads To The Japanese Wii U Virtual Console

21 01 2016

Nintendo and Rocket Company have announced that Medarot 2 CORE will be released on the Wii U eShop on January 27th. The game will cost 702 yen and will be sold in both Kabuto and Kuwagata versions. The file size is 7MB and while it doesn’t support multi-player, you will be able to use the Wii U Gamepad, Pro Controller and Wii controllers. Read the rest of this entry »


Medabots: An RPG Adventure Hits The North American Wii U Virtual Console This Week

9 12 2015

Natsume has announced that North America is finally joining in on the Virtal Console fun this week, as Medabots: An RPG Adventure hits the Wii U eShop. The Gameboy Advance game will go live on Thursday, December 10th. Read the rest of this entry »

Medabots: An RPG Adventure Hits The European Wii U Virtual Console This Week

29 09 2015

More than a year in the making, Medabots: An RPG Adventure is hitting the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe! The 2003 Gameboy Advance remake’s digital release marks the franchise’s first retro re-release anywhere in the world. It’s also the first official movement the series has seen in the west in quite some time. Read the rest of this entry »

Natsume President Comments On The Status Of Medabots In The West

14 03 2015

Speaking to niche video game website Siliconera, Natsume Inc. President and CEO Hiro Maekawa discussed the status of the Medarot franchise in the west:

“At this point, we do not have a concrete plan for future Medabots titles, but we are carefully listening to fans voices and we know the team over there and would love the opportunity to bring a new Medabots game to the U.S. one day. Once again we have spent time, money, and love on that franchise, and we want to see it move forward just as much as our fans do,” Maekawa explains. “I know this isn’t the answer Medabots fans wanted, but stay tuned, because there will be some Medabots news in 2015. Keep an eye out!”

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Is Natsume Preparing An English Virtual Console Release of the Medabots GBA RPG?

30 08 2014


The Australian entertainment ratings board put out a curious new entry for Medabots: Rokusho. Described as being published by Nintendo and authored by Natsume, the listing went live on August 18, 2014. Given the name, one has to imagine this is referring to Medabots: An RPG Adventure, the 2003 Gameboy Advance remake of Medarot 2. Games are re-rated in preparation for a digital re-release. Given Nintendo is listed as the publisher, this should be for a Virtual Console title on the eShop. Currently the Game Boy Advance Virtual Console is restricted to Nintendo’s Wii U home console. Read the rest of this entry »