Grab your hockey sticks and polish those jet skis: both Mario Sports Mix and Wave Race 64 are heading to the Wii U Virtual Console later today!

Originally released on the Wii back in 2011, Mario Sports Mix features a bundle of familiar sports and a variety of Mushroom Kingdom’s finest to allow players to prove who’s the best in either dodgeball, basketball, hockey or volleyball. Having been developed by Square Enix, there are even a few guest appearances from the Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest series to unlock!

Initially a launch title on the Nintendo 64, Wave Race 64 lets players choose between four characters — each with their own unique abilities and style — as they jet ski through nine intense courses for a coveted gold trophy. Notable are the highly realistic water physics and changing weather conditions: a feat that was notoriously difficult to program back in the mid ‘90s.

Mario Sports Mix and Wave Race 64 will be priced at $19.99 and $9.99, respectively.

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Written by Matthew Weidner

When it comes to playing and writing about video games, Matthew aspires to be the very best, like no one ever was. Writing for Nintendo Wire and the thought of one day finally achieving a perfect, no death Super Meat Boy run fills him with determination.

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