DSiWare, WiiWare, and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the latest Nintendo downloadable releases for the week of 5/11.

This week brings us a standalone downloadable soccer game for the DSi, some family pirate fun on WiiWare, and a classic arcade space shooter to the Virtual Console.

  • Real Soccer 2009 (Gameloft, 800 DSi Points): Finally, the DSi Shop gets an independently developed third-party downloadable game! Real Soccer 2009 provides great soccer action with 198 teams to choose from. Use the DSi's camera to create your own soccer ball.
  • Family Pirate Party (Aksys Games, 500 DSi Points): The Pirate family is back again, pillaging the seas for gold and other treasures. Play with up to four friends in this electronic board game.
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  • Galaxy Force II (1991, Sega Genesis, 800 Wii points): Make your way through five planets of 3D shooter action in this arcade-inspired title. Destroy the alien enemies and ward off an invasion as you restore peace to the universe.

What games do you think are missing from the Wii Virtual Console? Sound off at our discussion board!

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