The Virtual Console and Nintendo's two console-specific channels aren't quite as full as they were in the past few weeks, but that doesn't mean the quality will suffer this week. A new Phoenix Wright WiiWare port appears, as does a Genesis game known more for how it interacts with other games than for the game itself. DSiWare has a few interesting titles for release, too.
This week's games are as follows:
On DSiWare this week, we have four games: Let's Golf! (Gameloft, 1-2 players, 800 DSi Points), Globulos Party (GlobZ, 1-4 players, 500 DSi Points), VT Tennis (Virtual Toys, 1-2 players, 500 DSi Points), and Flips: Terror in Cubicle Four (EA, 1 player, 500 DSi Points). Flips: Terror in Cubicle Four is apparently some kind of e-book, so I'm not sure if it's interactive, like a choose your own adventure, or not. VT Tennis is a pretty basic tennis simulator for the DSi, and Let's Golf! is the same for golf. Globulos Party is a minigame compilation centered around little blob dudes named Globs. Yep, not much depth this week on the DSi releases.
On WiiWare, we've got Mega Man 10 (Capcom, 1 player, 1,000 Wii Points), Dart Rage (JV Games, 1-4 players, 600 Wii Points) and Happy Hammerin' (Gamebridge, 1-4 players, 500 Wii Points). Getting the smaller stuff out of the way, Dart Rage is a darts game that sounds like it could be rather ... ummm, violent. Allow me to remind you at this time to always use the Wii remote strap when playing Wii games. Happy Hammerin' not only sounds the opposite of Dart Rage, but it happens to be a whack-a-mole style game with lots of cute little things to hit. And then, of course, there's Mega Man 10, which makes just about everything else released this week seem totally irrelevant. The sequel to Mega Man 9, Capcom's newest game finds our titular hero scrambling across platforms with precision jumps, dodging bullets and blowing up evil robots. Oh, and the whole thing's done in an 8-bit retro style, much like Mega Man 9 was, so it won't just play like a retro game does, it'll look like one too.