WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 6/30.

A DS game reborn and a classic fighting game make up this week's releases.

Virtual Console

  • Fatal Fury 2 (1993, NeoGeo, 900 Wii points): Fatal Fury 2 introduced brand new characters to the classic fighting game along with stage-specific interactive backgrounds. The game also revamped the two-line battle mode, possibly the most notable feature of the entire series.

WiiWare

  • Magnetica Twist (Nintendo, 1,000 Wii points): This new Magnetica game is a "twist" on the DS original--which itself was a port from a 1998 arcade puzzle game. In this updated version for the Wii, you'll be able to play with up to four players, each utilizing a Mii character.

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

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