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Following their Japanese releases earlier this year, the two M2-made ports are coming soon.

http://www.nintendoworldreport.com/news/50687/virtua-racing-and-wonder-boy-join-sega-ages-on-switch-in-the-west

Virtua Racing and Wonder Boy: Monster Land are finally joining the selection of Sega Ages games on Nintendo Switch on June 27.

Virtua Racing is dubbed the first faithful arcade reproduction of the classic 1992 racer, coming complete with local multiplayer for up to eight players and online multiplayer for two. Other modes are available for solo play, including normal four-to-five lap races and a 20-lap endurance run. The game has been available on the Japanese eShop since April.

Wonder Boy: Monster Land is based on the 1987 arcade game and the most novel addition in this port is the "Joystick Rattle" option, which mimes an old arcade trick where you shake the joystick to increase gold collection. Additionally, a variety of specific challenges are being added to the game as well. The game has been available on the Japanese eShop since May.

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Re: Virtua Racing and Wonder Boy Join Sega Ages on Switch in the West
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2019, 07:36:37 AM »
The joystick rattle option was also in the PSN (and presumably XBLA) port of WBIML by M2 in 2012.

I assume the variety of extra challenges is the trophies/achievements?