SAVE THE WORLD FROM CANNOIDS, DEFEAT EVIL DEMONS AND MUCH MORE AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK

29th January 2010: Hoards of evil aliens are attacking Earth and it’s up to you to defend the planet in the eagerly awaited 530 Eco Shooter™ available to download on WiiWare this week.

And that’s not all! Two new editions of the hypnotic Electroplankton, ELECTROPLANKTON™ Sun-Animalcule and ELECTROPLANKTON™ Luminarrow, are also both available on Nintendo DSiWare this week. Explore the magical world of Exidia as you discover the source of an evil plague in Legends of Exidia on Nintendo DSiWare and use all your street fighting skills in Street Fighter™ Alpha 2 on Virtual Console.

WiiWare - 530 Eco Shooter™

(Nintendo, 1,000 Wii Points)

Evil aliens called Cannoids have seized control of Earth’s empty cans, and are using them to destroy the planet. As Mack, Plant 530’s top technician, only you can save the world from an ecological emergency with the help of your trusty recycling cannon.

In this guided first-person shooter every shot counts because ammo also acts as your health. Every enemy you destroy leaves behind Can Energy that you must vacuum up and carefully conserve to continue your battle.

Simple Wii Remote controls (including the option to use the Wii Zapper) allow anyone to play the role of Eco Shooter, while advanced players will enjoy racking up huge scores using the combo system, linking consecutive hits for more points. Put all your skills to the test to preserve the planet once and for all in the unforgiving Challenge Mode.

Do you have what it takes to put a dent in the Cannoids’ plans?

NINTENDO DSiWare - ELECTROPLANKTON™ Sun-Animalcule*

(Nintendo, 200 Nintendo DSi points)

Dive into a unique audio-visual experience where technology meets art. Created by multimedia musician Toshio Iwai, Electroplankton are living aquatic 'instruments' that you interact with to produce a variety of sounds and images limited only by your imagination.

Sun-Animalcule start life as eggs, emitting lights and sounds as they progress through their brief life cycle. Their pitch changes depending on where they grow. Experience their rapid growth from morning to night; when they are replaced by moon-shaped Falcato.

Use Performance mode to create your own unique compositions, or relax with Audience mode and let the Electroplankton run wild.

NINTENDO DSiWare - ELECTROPLANKTON™ Luminarrow*

(Nintendo, 200 Nintendo DSi points)

Dive into a unique audio-visual experience where technology meets art. Created by multimedia musician Toshio Iwai, Electroplankton are living aquatic 'instruments' that you interact with to produce a variety of sounds and images limited only by your imagination.

Luminarrow have the unique habit of following arrow-shaped formations, emitting sounds that change in pitch depending on their direction. The four types of Luminarrow– red, yellow, green and blue– each make a distinctive tone. Simply construct a network of arrows to create beautiful melodies.

Use Performance mode to create your own unique compositions, or relax with Audience mode and let the Electroplankton run wild.

NINTENDO DSiWare - Legends of Exidia

(Gameloft, 800 Nintendo DSi points)

An army of demons has invaded Exidia. As a fearless warrior, fight the devil creatures and get closer to discovering the source of the plague.

A true action RPG: use your sword or your magic, and make your attacks more powerful thanks to the level-up system.

An epic adventure: seven chapters and 25 side quests through 22 environments to explore, from the Elf forest to the city of Minasdril.

Tons of weapons and armour that will change your appearance and your abilities

VIRTUAL CONSOLE– Street Fighter™ Alpha 2

(CAPCOM, Super Nintendo, 800 Wii Points)

Street Fighter Alpha 2 explodes on-screen with lightning-fast gameplay and amazing innovations. Alpha Counters and the incredible Custom Combo System create a new standard for all fighting games.

Push your talents to the limit as you discover new moves and counters for every character. Neutralise opponents' attacks with high and low Alpha Counters and execute incredible Custom Combos to create your own rapid-fire assault of attacks.

All your favourite warriors are back for more. Previously hidden characters Dan, Akuma, and Bison are joined by five new fighters: Rolento, Gen, Sakura, and classic favourites Dhalsim and Zangief.

As the Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop are continually updated with exciting and refreshing games and applications, make sure you keep checking the Nintendo Channel, Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop for all the latest news and releases on already available and upcoming Virtual Console, WiiWare and Nintendo DSiWare titles.

Be sure to also check out Nintendo of Europe's WiiWare portal, which functions as the main hub for the latest WiiWare news and game sites, while at the same time providing the perfect entry point for newcomers to the service. Weekly and all-time Top 10 lists show which WiiWare titles the UK's Club Nintendo members are currently downloading most, and which are the most popular of all time.

The portal also provides step-by-step tutorials explaining how to connect the Wii console to the Internet and how to download WiiWare games, as well as a video showing how to use Nintendo Points. Visit www.wiiware.co.uk for all the details. Downloaded games can be saved to Wii's internal memory or SD card and added to the console's Wii Menu or SD Card Menu for anytime easy access.

For further information on each game please contact:

530 Eco Shooter™

Nintendo

Nintendopressoffice@redconsultancy.com

0845 259 1325

ELECTROPLANKTON™ Sun-Animalcule

Nintendo

Nintendopressoffice@redconsultancy.com

0845 259 1325

ELECTROPLANKTON™ Luminarrow

Nintendo

Nintendopressoffice@redconsultancy.com

0845 259 1325

Legends of Exidia

Gameloft

Yann Fourneau - Yann.Fourneau@gameloft.com

*Please note that elements of this software may have been featured in previously-released software.


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