WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of December 8.

This week brings us more puzzle action for WiiWare, hockey minigames, and the Sega Master version of a classic Genesis title.
  • Bruiser and Scratch (Steel Penny Games, Inc., 1,000 Wii points): Help Bruiser and Scratch get out of a lost world by solving 48 puzzles in six areas. Meet up with friends and foes in this mind-bending adventure.
  • Hockey Allstar Shootout (Big Blue Bubble Inc., 500 Wii points): It's the season for hockey so why not celebrate the coolest sport around? Participate in up to three challenges, all with varying difficulty.
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  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1992, Sega Master System, 500 Wii points): This version of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was made exclusively for the Sega Master System featuring different gameplay and graphics.

Update: The Sonic game in this Virtual Console update is not the Sega Genesis version of the game but for the previous console, the Sega Master System.

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

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