Prepare to battle it out in the toughest fighting contest of them all, King of Fighters, as ART OF FIGHTING 2 TM arrives on Virtual Console! Originally released in 1994 by SNK on NEOGEO, knuckle down for this high-octane fighting game and use a range of deadly techniques to unleash devastating attacks on your opponents to become champion! As in the previous version of the game, using a deadly technique lowers your 'rage gauge', so use them strategically to cause the maximum amount of damage and help you on your way to victory. Meanwhile, unique to this version, players can use taunts to exhaust their opponent's mental energy and suppress the opponent's deadly techniques if successful. Boasting intense fighting against some of the toughest and most sophisticated opponents ever seen, make sure you download your copy of ART OF FIGHTING 2 now for 900 Wii Points.

Also this week, prepare for some Ninja action as NINJA COMMANDO battles its way onto Virtual Console. In this 1992 NEOGEO classic, players take on the role of one of three ninjas as they pursue the merchant of death known as Spider. Featuring battles spanning seven time periods, including the Stone Age, Egyptian era, and Japanese Civil War, players must stop Spider in his tracks as he uses a time machine to cause havoc in the world. Each hero holds a variety of attack options for use in battle including deadly attacks that inflict damage on all enemies on the screen and a powerful attack that allows you to take on the form of a beast. With players also able to team up in two-player cooperative mode to take on the evil Spider together, download NINJA COMMANDO today for 900 Wii Points!

Virtual Console offers users the ultimate retro gaming experience. This week's titles join the list of 233 classic titles already available for Virtual Console in Europe.

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