WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 9/15.

This week brings us the second episode in the Homestar Runner series as well as a classic NES action-platformer!

    WiiWare
  • Strong Bad Episode 2: Strong Badia the Free (Telltale Games, 1,000 Wii points): The Homestar Runner characters are back in the second episode of the WiiWare series. This time, Strong Bad is faced with an unfair e-mail tax and is placed on house arrest for his failure to comply.
  • Potpourrii (Abstraction Games, 800 Wii points): Potpourrii is a puzzle game that revolves around the four seasons. It makes unique use of the Wii controller and even lets you use your Nintendo Mii characters in game!
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  • Mega Man 2 (1989, NES, 500 Wii points): Mega Man 2 is the second game is one of the most popular action platformers of all time. Battle Dr. Wily and various classic enemy robots in this timeless title.

What games do you think are missing from the Wii Virtual Console? Sound off here!

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