Wii virtual console releases for this week

A quick summary of the virtual console releases for the week of 8/27.

Just in case you aren't busy enough playing Metroid Prime 3: Corruption today, here are the three virtual console games released this morning.

  • Super C (1990, NES, 500 Wii points)--Super C is the sequel to the classic Konami action side-scroller, Contra. In Super C, you'll take on even more aliens and baddies, some of which used to be your allies.

  • Breath of Fire II (1995, Super NES, 800 Wii points)--Play as one of nine available characters in this highly regarded RPG filled with demons, dragons, and magic.

  • Ghouls 'n Ghosts (1989, Genesis, 800 Wii points)--The Ghouls 'n Ghosts series has lasted multiple console generations and has even been remixed for today's gamers. Up for download is the original 1989 classic that every fan of the series should experience.
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