WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

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

This week brings a color-matching puzzle game on WiiWare, along with two titles from the TurboGrafx 16 era.
    WiiWare
  • Pop'Em Drop'Em SAMEGAME (Hudson Entertainment, 500 Wii points): SameGame is a puzzle game that combines color-matching and reaction time. Enjoy various gameplay styles and modes along with up to four total players.
    Virtual Console
  • Bomberman '94 (1993, TurboGrafx 16, 700 Wii points): Bomberman must reassemble the planet after it's been split up. Along with the nine members of the Bomber Family, you'll be tasked with restoring the world's peace.

  • Detana Twin Bee (1992, TurboGrafx 16, 700 Wii points): This Japanese import is a classic vertical-scrolling shooter. Six colorful and cartoon-inspired stages await you in two modes of gameplay.

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