WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 3/16.

Totally rad box-art!

This week brings us a retro-themed rhythm game on WiiWare and an Olympic-style competition simulator from 1985.
  • BIT.TRIP BEAT (Aksys Games, 600 Wii points): Retro-themed rhythm gaming at its finest! Use your Wii remote to control the beat alone or with up to four players total. The 8-bit soundtrack is sure to please gamers of all ages.

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  • Summer Games II (1985, Commodore 64, 500 Wii points): 1985's Summer Games II puts you up against thousands of athletes from around the world. Compete in various events including cycling, equestrian, fencing, high jump, javelin, kayaking, rowing, and triple jump.

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