WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 9/29

This week brings us the debut of Bomberman on WiiWare, along with a sci-fi shoot-'em-up from the Super Nintendo era.

  • Art Style: Orbient (Nintendo, 600 Wii points): Art Style: Orbient has you testing gravity and anti-gravity through 50 stages of galaxy exploration fun. Merge with existing stars and watch out for black holes.
  • Bomberman Blast (Hudson Entertainment, 1,000 Wii points): Bomberman Blast is a brand new game in the franchise that allows for up to eight players at once. Also compete online over Nintendo Wi-Fi and post your top scores to worldwide ranking board.
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  • Super Turrican 2 (1995, Super Nintendo, 800 Wii points): In this space-themed shooter, you'll fight your way through countless enemy ships, collecting power-ups along the way. As the last member of the United Freedom Forces it's up to you to bring peace to the galaxy.

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

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