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WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 8/18.

This week brings us a classic action platformer from the NES era.


  • Midnight Pool (Gameloft, 800 Wii points): Travel across America and compete in tournaments with a variety of different characters and locations. The game comes with three different play modes and adjusts to players of all skill levels.
Virtual Console

  • Mega Man (1987, NES, 500 Wii points): The classic platformer is now available for the Virtual Console. What many regard as the worst box art for a game ever is also the first game in a legendary generation that still continues today. If you've never completed the original we highly recommend it.
  • Neo Turf Masters (1996, NeoGeo, 900 Wii points): Neo Turf Masters is a classic golf game released in 1996. Choose between six golfers and courses from around the planet.

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