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aw-007
Wed Aug 19 15 01:31pm
(Updated 3 times)

Apologies for double-posting first of all.

This week (August 20th 2015) sees the tradeoff-between-regions continue onard, this time with an actual Virtual Console game, and not a Wii legacy. (In the future I'll post my findings for those in the Wii Downloads thread if any more 'Wii legacies' get released in North America).

The trade-off VC game which comes to the eShop this week (tommorow, August 20th 2015) is Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising, originally for the Gameboy Advance. This got released on the European VC in July 2015, and Japan got the Game Boy Advance Wars 1+2 edition in April 2014 (as a launch title for the GBA on Wii U Virtual Console). The version of the two games which got released in Japan is a compilation title which consists of Advance Wars and Advance Wars 2, since Nintendo didn't release either Advance Wars game on the GBA in Japan until November 2004.

EDIT: There now also appears to be an entry for the Koei/Koei Tecmo Super NES strategy RPG Genghis Khan II: Clan of The Gray Wolf (which was re-released on the Wii VC in June 2009), making for two Virtual Console releases this week (Advance Wars 2 and Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf).

NoA hub link for Advance Wars 2: http://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/U9JMQFTlLDIv5ShAUEl76VWLQcPiOu1c
NoA hub link for Genghis Khan II: Clan of The Gray Wolf (listed as Genghis Khan II: Clan of The Grey Wolf): http://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/amG9Z74ES6oMoKsPJtklo5h0LXhxvaVS
Hub page might appear/disappear, or there might be other games coming tommorrow (though I'm not so sure) - this has happened before, so this is a bit of a disclaimer.

Further, per Sega and eShop listings on the 3DS, the 3D Classics version of Gunstar Heroes is scheduled for release tomorrow as well.

Source: Nintendo of America's Wii U games hub page, unclick 'Available Now'