Virtual Console games – Europe – friday, October 26

Europe got three new Virtual Console games today, so this is what you can download to your Wii today:

Magician Lord
NeoGeo – 1990 by D4 Enterprise – action – 1-2 players – 900 points – Age 7+

Enter a world of magic in this side-scrolling action game from 1990. Youplay as Elta, the last of the magician lords. When the evil wizard Gal Agiese tries to resurrect Az Atorse, god of destruction, Elta must recover eight mystical tomes in order to seal away the evil god once again.

In his normal form, Elta can only use a standard shot attack, but he can transform into various powerful avatars by obtaining special items called elements. from the fire-breathing Dragon Warrior and the wave-summoning Poseidon to the mighty samurai, the variety that these transformations bring to the action is one of the game’s mostexciting and unique features.

Use these forms wisely as you battle your way through eight action-packed levels in your quest to put an end to this age of fear and confusion and restore peace to the world.

Super Air Zonk
Turbografx – 1993 by Hudson Soft – shooter – 1 player – 800 points

Znk is back! Super Air Zonk is the action-packed sequel to Air Zonk, the shooting game spinoff of the Bonk series.

Moving to a toe-tapping rockabilly beat, Zonk lets loose through seven stages in another battle against his arch-nemesis, SandroVitch. Each stage is full of fearsome enemies, but Zonk has a few tricks up his sleeves. He can transform into characters such as champion of justice Ultra Zonk or the fearsome Tyrano Zonk, and even combine powers with friends he rescues along the way.

fight back with killer karaoke belted out using your trusty microphone! Hurl freshly made sushi at foes! With a variety of wacky attacks, Super Air Zonk is a shooter with unique sense of umour all its own.

Yoshi’s Story
Nintendo 64 – 1998 by Nintendo – platformer – 1 player – 1000 points – Age 3+

Baby Bowser has snatched the Super Happy tree and cast a spell on Yoshi’s Island, turning it into a picture book! Only six Yoshis remain, so it falls to them to reclaim thee tree and restore happines to the world.

This cute, colourful platformer uses a unique ‘2.5-D’ graphical style to render impressive character models and bright, vibriant environments in which the Yoshis can run, swim, ‘flutter’ jump and sniff out secrets.

Eat fruit, avaoid enemies and obstacles, and throw eggs from the Yoshis’ never-ending supply in your quest to stop Baby Bowser’s plan. And who knows, you might even find the mysterious blank and white Yoshis!

Text in-game can be set to English, German or French.