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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced in today’s Nintendo Direct streaming event that the long-awaited Game Boy Advance support is finally arriving to the Wii U Virtual Console service starting April 2014 in the in North America and April 3rd, 2014 in Japan.

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Those who own a Wii U will be able to purchase classics such as Metroid Fusion, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3. The service will be supported with new games from the GBA library every month.

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As for Japan, the GBA Wii U Virtual Console titles include The Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap, Wario Land 4, Mario Tennis Advance, Advance Wars, Metroid Fusion, WarioWare, F-Zero, Golden Sun and more.

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