Nintendo reveals Wii line-up for Europe

The console launches on December 8th for £179, bundled with Wii Sports. Other first-party titles available on the day of release include Wii Play and The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

Third-party titles include Need For Speed Carbon (EA), Red Steel (Ubisoft), Call Of Duty 3 (Activision) and Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Sega).

System 3, the sister label of publisher Play It, plans to release five Wii titles before the end of the year, including Gottlieb Pinball Classics, Super Fruit Fall, Impossible Mission, Leaderboard Golf and Tennis Masters.

Downloadable Virtual Console titles will hark back to Nintendo’s NES, SNES and N64 formats, as well as Sega's Mega Drive and the celebrated PC engine, Turbografx. Games include Super Mario 64, Donkey Kong, Sonic The Hedgehog and Golden Axe.

The titles will be available to download using Wii Points. NES games will cost 500 Points (€5), Turbografx games will cost 600 Points (€6), SNES and Megadrive games will cost 800 points (€8), and N64 games will cost 1000 Points (€10).

The full Wii line-up (all released 08/12/06 unless stated) reads:

Nintendo
Wii Sports, The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Wii Play

Activision
Call Of Duty 3, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam

EA
Madden NFL 07, Need For Speed Carbon

Midway
Happy Feet, Rampage: Total Destruction

Sega
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz

System 3
Gottlieb Pinball Classics, Impossible Mission (December tbc), Leaderboard Golf (December tbc), Super Fruit Fall, Tennis Masters (December tbc)

THQ
Barnyard, Cars, Spongebob Squarepants: Creature of the Krusty Krab

Ubisoft
Far Cry Vengeance, GT Pro Series, Monster 4 X 4 World Circuit, Open Season, Rayman Raving Rabbids, Red Steel, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Double Agent

The Virtual Console range (all available in December) reads:

NES
Baseball, Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr., Ice Hockey, Mario Bros., Pinball, Soccer, Solomon's Key (Tecmo), Tennis, The Legend of Zelda, Urban Champion, Wario's Woods

SNES
Donkey Kong Country, F-Zero, SimCity

N64
Super Mario 64

Sega MegaDrive
Sonic the Hedgehog, Altered Beast, Golden Axe, Columns, Gunstar Heroes, Ecco the Dolphin, Space Harrier II, Toe Jam & Earl, Ristar, Dr. Robotonik’s Mean Bean Machine

Turbografx (PC Engine)
Bonk’s Adventure, Super Star Soldier, Victory Run, Bomberman’93, Dungeon Explorer

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