Wii VC Update: 4/28/2008

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April 28, 2008

Wii-kly Update: One New Classic Game Added to Wii Shop Channel

Theres one new game for the Virtual Console this week and its a double. Double Dragon is a true action-fighting classic. This side-scroller brought the arcade original into the home and laid the groundwork for numerous sequels. Itll get your nostalgia engine fired up. Now go put the hurt on some bad guys and save Marian.

Nintendo adds new games to the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time every Monday. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets. This weeks new games are:

Double Dragon (NES®, 1-2 players, Rated Everyone 10+ Mild Violence, 500 Wii Points): Double Dragon begins with Billy Lees girlfriend, Marian, being kidnapped by a group called the Black Warriors. They demand to know the secrets of Billys martial-arts style in exchange for his girlfriend. However, Billy wont stand for these underhanded tactics and decides to rescue her himself. Help him fight through city streets, buildings, jungles, temples and various other locations in a quest to find his girl. Hell gain experience by using different fighting techniques to obtain more hearts, which will unlock more powerful techniques to use against his enemies. Keep an eye out for crates, boulders, whips, bats, knives and even dynamite along the way, as Billy can also use them to annihilate opponents. Armed with his mysterious and powerful martial arts, help Billy pummel his way through an array of goons, gang members and other Black Warrior scum to free Marian from their clutches.

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