Wii virtual console releases for this week--Halloween edition

Serving up the Virtual Console releases for the week of 10/29.


This week brings us a collection of creepy games all added in time for Halloween.

  • Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (1988, NES, 500 Wii points)--In this sequel to the classic original, you once again take the role of Simon Belmont in an adventure that eventually has you battling Count Dracula.

  • Samurai Ghost (1992, TurboGrafx16, 600 Wii points)--Samurai Ghost is an action platformer that has you in control of a warrior from the underworld. With your sword you will battle some historically accurate foes all while fighting off demons from the Dark Side.

  • Magician Lord (1990, NEOGEO, 900 Wii points)--A magician named Elta must fight Gul-Agieze to save the world. Transform your shape into six different forms as you make your way through eight brutal stages.
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