Wii-kly Update: Two New Classic Games Added
To Wii Shop Channel
Monday March 24, 2008
Two New Classic Games Added To Wii Shop Channel
It's a mad season
for basketball lovers, but even the most hardcore hoops
fan needs a break from the action this time of year.
While they're a far cry from basketball, the latest
additions to the Wii™ Shop Channel offer plenty of
fast-moving fun and high-scoring thrills of their own.
Check them out and get a fresh taste of gaming excitement
that can last well into April and beyond.
Nintendo adds new games to the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m.
Pacific time every Monday. Wii owners with a high-speed
Internet connection can redeem Wii Points™ to
download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the
Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets. This week's new
KING'S KNIGHT™ (NES®, 1 player, Rated E
for Everyone - Mild Fantasy Violence, 500 Wii Points):
In the kingdom of Izander, the fair Princess Claire has
been kidnapped by a foul and insidious dragon, and it is
the mission of four brave fighters to save her. Through
five thrilling, fast-action stages, our gallant heroes-a
knight, a wizard, a monster and a thief-will take on an
army of incredible enemies. You must help them reach
their goal, as you are now part of the team that will
fight to free the princess from her imprisonment. Keep
your wits about you, plan your strategy and set off on an
POWERBALL™ (Sega Genesis, 1-2 players,
Rated E for Everyone - Mild Fantasy Violence, 800 Wii
Points): Eight different teams representing
various nations are vying to become the POWERBALL
champions, and you control one of the eight in your quest
for the championship. A hybrid of games like rugby and
football, POWERBALL is played on a 100-yard field. Try to
score by either carrying the ball into your opponent's
end zone or kicking it into your opponent's net for
points. This one- or two-player game offers both
exhibition and league play. Jump into a game of POWERBALL
and try a brand new sport.
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