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Wii: Virtual Console – Europe – Friday February 6, 2009

There are two new Virtual Console games to download on Wii in Europe this week, Friday February 6, 2009.

Clay Fighter
Mega Drive – 1994 by Interplay – fighting – 1-2 players – 800 points – age 12+

In this zany 2D fighter, it’s just another average day for a humble traveling circus troupe – until a meteor crash lands in their camp! This other-worldly orb, made entirely out of interstellar clay, contaminates all o the circus employees, turning  them into bizarrely superpowered versions of themselves!

Choose from among the uniwue clay creatures such as Bonker, the cheerfully manic clown, or Blue Suede Goo, once a mild-mannered Elvis impersonator but now a violent vocalist. Master their “Clayalitilies” such as operatic Helga’s deadly high note and Bad Mr. Frosty’s fists of snowball fury!

Sonic Chaos
Sega Master System – 1993 by Sega – action/platformer – 1 player – 500 points – age 7+

Play as Sonic or tails in Sonic Chaos – the first 8-bit title to feature his loyal sidekick Tails as a playable character!

Dr. Eggman (aka Dr. Robotnik) has stolen the Red Chaos Emerald to create nuclear weapons. This has thrown the remaining Chaos Emeralds off balance, causing them to transport to a parallel universe. As a result, South Island – the heroic hedgehog’s home – is sinking into the water!

Speed thorugh various levels in your mission for the six Chaos Emeralds. Whizz and zoom around as Sonic or take the skies as Tails, to restore order in Sonic Chaos!

Wii: Virtual Consolse – Europe – Friday January 23th, 2009

Two new Virtual games in Europe this week, Friday January 23th, 2009.

Mario Golf
Nintendo 64 – 1999 by Nintendo – sports/golf – 1-4 players – 1000 points – age 3+

Tee off with Mario and friends as they put a new spin on golf! Choose from 14 different characters, each with their own power and swing styles. You can even taunt opponents to break their concentration!

Mario Golf is packed with features, including 10 different modes (such as Tournament, Speed Golf and even Mini-Golf), and six different courses to play thorugh by earning Experience Points to progress.

With easy-to-learn gameplay and a four-player competitive mode, anyone can get into the swing of Mario Golf!

Wonder Boy in Monster Land
Master System – 1988  by Sega – action/adventure – 1 player – 500 pointss – age 3+

After the evil King was defeated, the kingdom of Wonder Land was a paradise… for a time. Then the peace was broken when a ferocious, fire-breathing dragon struck without warning and look over Wonder Land with swarm of evil, monstrous henchmen – turning the once peaceful land into one of utter chaos. Wonder Land became Monster Land.

Unable to fight, the people looked to Wonder Boy. Realising that he was Wonder Land’s last hope, Wonder Boy set out on an incredible journey to rid the kingdom of the monsters and to ultimately defeat “invincible” evil dragon.

Guide Wonder Boy through various enviroments and dungeons and deaf enemies, using special weapons and spells to save the kingdom of Wonder Land!

Wii: Virtual Console – Europe – Friday January 10, 2008

There was two new Virtual Console games to download on our European Wii, Friday January 10, 2008.

Donkey Kong 3
NES – 1987 by Nnintendo – arcade – 1-2 players – 500 points – age3+

Unique to the classic series, Donkey Kong 3 is frantic action game starring newcomer Stanley, whose gerenhouse has been invaded by the troublesome ape and swarms of angrey insects.

Armed with a spray can, you must push Donkey Kong up the screen while fending off the swarms  of bugs intent on stealing Stanley’s precious flower!

Avoid the coconuts that DK throws at you, and try to grab the power spary can a few seconds of supercharged spraying as you aim for a high score!

Enduro Racer
Master System – 1987 by Sega – racing – 1 players – 500 points – age 3+

Based on the popular Sega arcade game and redesinged for the Sega Master System, Enduro Racer  takes you on an intense journey of adrenaline through diverse and rough terrain that will test your skills and reaction times to the limits!

Ride as fast as you can to pass cars and bikes while avoiding obstacles and pitfalls. Take jumps off ramps and try yo keep your speed up, but make sure to keep an eye on your bike’s damage so you are able to finish the race! Are you ready for the challenge!

Wii: Virtual Console – Europe – December 26, 2008

Two new Virtual Console for us Wii owners in Europe on Friday, December 26, 2008.

Secret of Mana
Super Nintendo – 1994 by Square Enix – RPG – 1-3 players – 800 points – age 7+

Join the epic battle as good and evil crash to decide the fate of the world!

There is one force in the universe that keeps good and evil in perfect balance. It is called the Mana Tree. But a young boy to draw it, which upset this balance as evil begins to awaken thorughout the land. Thus, the boy must to find the Mana Seeds, which have been hidden for centuries, and prevent the return of an unspekable evil. Only then can perfect harmony be restored.

In this incredible adventure, things are never as they seem! Magic swords attract evil as well as fight it. Treasure chest hold booby traps. Creatures can be freinds – and friends can be enemies. Magic can give power and just as easily take it away. dragons fly, weapons change.

It’s a world turned upside down, and you must help the boy make it right again. And the only way to succeed it to uncover the Secret of Mana.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Master System – 1992 by Sega – action/platformer – 1 player – 500 points – age 3+

Play the popular sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog, made specifically for the Sega Master System, which saw the cameo debutof Miles “Tails” Prower, Sonic’s high-flying sidekick!

Sonic returns home to his island just in time to see Dr. Eggman (aka Dr. Robotnik) run off with Tails! In fact, Dr. Eggman has kidnapped all of Sonic’s animal friends, and playced them in robotic mind-controlling suits. In robotic exchange for their safe return, he demand that Sonic fetch him the six Chaos Emerals that are hidden oon the island!

Explore underground mine shaft, dash through underwater tunnels, and hang glide through the clods in Sonic’s search for the Chaos Emeralds! Then, once Sonic has found them all, he must face off with Dr. Eggman and once again thwart the evil scientist’s plans for global domination!

SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection announced

Sega announced earlier this week that they will release SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection  for both Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 early next year, 2009. It will contain over 40 Mega Drive games including Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2 and 3, Columns, Alien Storm, Ecco the Dolphin, Space Harrier, and cult classic, Streets of Rage 1, 2 and 3. There will also be bonus with some Master System and arcade games.

This will be a great collection of games, and I will get it when it comes out. I wonder how the impliment gamerscore with over 40 games.

Well, here is the full press release from Sega.co.uk:

SEGA MEGA DRIVE™ ULTIMATE COLLECTION ANNOUNCED FOR THE XBOX 360 AND PLAYSTATION 3

LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (November 6, 2008) – SEGA® of Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc today announced the development of SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. This compilation will feature the best first-party games from SEGA’s respected 16-bit Mega Drive years, as well as bonus content from its 8-bit Master System and 1980’s arcade era games library.

SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection is a must-have for any SEGA enthusiast,” commented Gary Knight, European Marketing Director for SEGA Europe. “Fans will get a chance to relive fond memories from these classic games in HD format.”

Developed by Backbone Entertainment, SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection contains over 40 celebrated SEGA classics in one package; making it the largest collection of SEGA first party games ever offered. Featured games include; Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2 and 3, Columns, Alien Storm, Ecco the Dolphin, Space Harrier, and cult classic, Streets of Rage 1, 2 and 3. The games in the collection have been reproduced with the utmost detail and accuracy to commend their originals. In addition, SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection can output the games in 720p with higher resolution graphics for HD televisions, bringing a new visual richness to these classic titles.

SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 is scheduled for worldwide release in early 2009.

Here is the complete list of Mega Drive (aka Genesis) games:

  1. Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
  2. Alien Storm
  3. Altered Beast
  4. Beyond Oasis
  5. Bonanza Bros.
  6. Columns
  7. Comix Zone
  8. Decap Attack starring Chuck D. Head
  9. Dr. Robotnik’s MBM
  10. Dynamite Headdy
  11. Ecco the Dolphin
  12. Ecco II: The Tides of Time
  13. E-SWAT
  14. Fatal Labyrinth
  15. Flicky
  16. Gain Ground
  17. Golden Axe I
  18. Golden Axe II
  19. Golden Axe III
  20. Kid Chameleon
  21. Phantasy Star II
  22. Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom
  23. Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
  24. Ristar
  25. Shining in the Darkness
  26. Shining Force
  27. Shining Force 2
  28. Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
  29. Sonic 3D Blast
  30. Sonic and Knuckles
  31. Sonic Spinball
  32. Sonic The Hedgehog
  33. Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  34. Sonic The Hedgehog 3
  35. Streets of Rage
  36. Streets of Rage 2
  37. Streets of Rage 3
  38. Super Thunder Blade
  39. Vectorman
  40. Vectorman 2