WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 10/27.

This week brings us the third episode of the Strong Bad games along with a classic title from the 16-bit era starring everyone's favorite platforming earthworm.

    WiiWare
  • Strong Bad Episode 3: Baddest of the Bands (Telltale Games, 1,000 Wii points): The third episode of the series of games adapted from Homestarrunner.com puts Strong Bad in a battle of the bands competition. Guide him and The Cheat to rock victory.
  • Art Style: ROTOHEX (Nintendo, 600 Wii points): Twist and turn triangles as they fall from the sky into hexagons. Enjoy two modes of play along with special item panels to boost your score.
    Virtual Console
  • Earthworm Jim (1994, Sega Genesis, 800 Wii points): It's the classic story of an earthworm mutated by a space suit then sent to save the world. As Earthworm Jim, you'll battle Psy-Cow and other farm enemies in this classic platforming game from 1994.

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

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