WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 2/2.

This week brings us a new snowboarding title that will work with your balance board and a classic Sonic game from the Master System era.
  • Snowboard Riot (Hudson Entertainment, 1,000 Wii points): In this snowboard battler and racer, you have the option to use the Balance Board to control your character. Ride with up to four players using Wi-Fi.
  • LONPOS (Nintendo, 800 Wii points): LONPOS is a very straight-forward puzzle game that anyone can easily pick up and play. The game offers two modes of play with the option to download more backgrounds and puzzles.

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  • Sonic Chaos (1993, Sega Master System, 500 Wii points): Choose to play as Sonic or Tails in this game originally made for the Sega Master System. Battle your way through various levels as you try to capture all six chaos emeralds.

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

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