NINTENDO DOWNLOAD: PUT THAT SUGAR OVERLOAD TO GOOD USE WITH NEW GAMES FROM NINTENDO

November 1, 2010

Halloween has passed, but there's no reason you can't spend time pretending to be someone– or something– else. For the WiiWare™ downloadable game service, players can hop inside a robot in  Robox®. For Nintendo DSiWare™, players can take on the role of the Ultimate Pacifier in  Paul's Shooting Adventure  or go solo with  Peg Solitaire. For a sporty look, try out a classic three-on-three basketball game for the Virtual Console™ service. Get the best of both worlds with a virus-controlling game,  Gene Labs available for both WiiWare and Nintendo DSiWare.

WiiWare

Robox

Publisher:  DreamBox Games

Players:  1

ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)– Fantasy Violence

Price:  1,000 Wii Points™

Description:  An exploratory probe has been sent to a strange planet to investigate the loss of several previous probes and to collect information. Following a crash landing on the planet's surface, our main character loses the skills that were to enable the accomplishment of the mission. Help him recover them with the help of the strange creatures that have taken over his mechanical interior… and discover the truth behind his new mission. You can enjoy a complete adventure mode that takes place in different locations around the planet, exploring different paths and discovering the many secrets hidden in the planet. Inside the exploratory probe, you can control tiny creatures that will help you to repair the areas damaged by the crash landing, thus recovering skills and accessing memory files. If you cannot move through the interior of the robot you must find amber rocks on the outside in order to obtain to new creatures and progress through the internal circuits.

Gene Labs

Publisher:  FRONTLINE Studios

Players:  1-2

ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)– Mild Fantasy Violence

Price:  500 Wii Points

Description:  Gene Labs is an arcade puzzle game set in the world of genetic science and experiments. New viruses that are capable of genetically changing any living organism are spreading all around the world. The only hope is to cure the infected cells by looking at them under a microscope and injecting the anti-virus solution at your disposal. The goal of the game is to distribute the anti-virus solution to the cells visible under the microscope before they become infected by deadly virus. Drag the solution from healthy cells to infected cells to kill them and/or prevent the healthy cells from becoming infected by the bad virus.

Nintendo DSiWare

Gene Labs

Publisher:  FRONTLINE Studios

Players:  1

ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)– Mild Fantasy Violence

Price:  200 Nintendo DSi Points™

Description:  The Nintendo DSiWare version of the WiiWare game.

Paul's Shooting Adventure

Publisher:  Agetec, Inc.

Players:  1

ESRB Rating:  E (Everyone)– Mild Cartoon Violence

Price:  200 Nintendo DSi Points

Description:  Super Baby Paul, the Ultimate Pacifier, stars in this classic side-scrolling shooter. The player controls Paul, the son of a super hero family who was born with innate super powers. Paul has the ability to take flight and attack with powerful projectile energy. But, most importantly, and unique to Paul is that he's gifted with the ability to take the form and harness the weaponry from fallen enemies. Paul is summoned to take on an alien invasion force bent on conquering Earth's oceans. It's up to Paul to use both his own powers and the weapons obtained from the aliens to fight back and protect Earth's most vital resource. His action-packed adventure goes from the seas to the stars themselves. Let's hope Paul can save our oceans before nap time.

Peg Solitaire

Publisher:  CIRCLE Entertainment

Players:  1-2

ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)

Price:  500 Nintendo DSi Points

Description:  A classic thinking game,  Peg Solitaire is a board game for solo players where you have to move pegs strategically on a cross-shaped board with 33 holes. Some boards use marbles that sit in shallow indentations. In the United Kingdom, this game is known as Solitaire, and the card games are called  Patience. The game has five levels with 41 stages to allow players to learn the game-play techniques step by step.

Virtual Console

STREET SLAM

Original platform: NEOGEO

Publisher:  D4 Enterprise

Players:  1-2

ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)

Price:  900 Wii Points

Description:  This 3-on-3 street basketball game was released in 1994. Players choose from 10 teams vying for the position of the strongest street basketball team in America. The excitement of this game comes from the players' ability to enjoy an exhilarating game of street basketball. In addition to pulling off fancy slam dunks, players can enjoy the thrill of basketball with simple controls that allow them to make passes to players in midair to throw down a slam dunk or dunk when rebounding the ball. Additionally, if players charge up their gauges, they'll be able to make an earth-shattering super shot that can break any defense. This game successfully combines adherence to the basics of basketball with some outrageous special moves.

Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Mondays. Users with broadband Internet access can redeem Wii Points or Nintendo DSi Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo DSi Points can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Nintendo Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one Nintendo Points Card must be redeemed in either the Nintendo DSi Shop or the Wii Shop Channel. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

Remember that both Wii and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://wii.com or  http://www.nintendodsi.com.

 

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