I haven't seen this topic on GBAtemp yet, which I find surprising. Nintendo of Europe has seen fit to provide for it's UK and European Virtual Console customers inferior versions of the majority of the games compared to those available to the US and Japanese regions. Decades ago, when the games were converted for the PAL market, lazy programmers simply slowed the clock speeds from 60Hz to 50Hz, rather than re-programming timings. This resulted in many games running noticably slower, and was coupled with large, ugly borders. It's now 2007, 99% of TVs can display games at 60Hz with no problems. And yet, we still must endure games like Sonic the Hedgehog and Street Fighter 2 running like treacle on a cold day. This video demonstrates the difference between the two versions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0llsb77Esc. There is a petition that's been set up: http://www.petitiononline.com/wii60pal/petition.html I'm well aware that online petitions don't tend to change anything - but I feel that we have to do something. We pay the same amount (if not more) for our VC games as our friends across the lake, and yet we get less. It doens't matter how you look at it - that's not right. Here's a small selection of articles about the problem from across the internet: Wikipedia videogamesblogger.com pro-g.co.uk uk.videogames.games.yahoo.com kotaku.com As of yet, Nintendo have kept schtum.