WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 1/26/2009.

This week brings us an arcade platform for WiiWare and an adventure in Monster Land.
    WiiWare
  • Niki - Rock 'n' Ball (Bplus, 500 Wii points): Niki - Rock 'n' Ball is a platforming game that approaches a classic game mechanic in a brand new way. Liberate villages by eliminating the enemies that have appeared.

    Virtual Console
  • Wonder Boy in Monster Land (1988, Sega Master System, 500 Wii points): Weird box art aside, you'll take on the role of Wonder Boy as you battle fire-breathing dragons and other strange enemies. Use magic spells and weapons to make your quest a little more tolerable.

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

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