13th July 2007– This week Virtual Console comes over all origami as one of the most original role-playing titles of all time makes its downloadable debut. Launched on the Nintendo 64 in 2001, Paper Mario™ brilliantly blends the world famous plumber’s platform exploits with a hilarious quest and interesting characters. On a mission to free the Star Spirits from Bowser, Mario finds himself as thin as a piece of paper, making the link between 2D and 3D like never before. Paper Mario™ is available now for 1000 Wii Points.
Also up for grabs this week is Air“Zonk”. Originally released on Turbografx in 1992, this shoot‘em up - based on the popular Bonk’s Adventure series - sees the charged-up Zonk forming Team Cool with his friends to stop the evil King Drool from conquering the world. With three difficulty levels,‘sweet’,‘spicy’ and‘bitter’ to choose from, players must travel through each level defeating King Drool’s robots and collecting Air Bones to gain new attacks. Featuring humorous bosses to defeat including a sentient garbage heap and an anthropomorphic boat, this game will have you in stitches! Air“Zonk” is available for download for 600 Wii Points.
These great games join the list of 109 classic titles already available for Virtual Console in Europe.