Wii: Virtual Console – Europe – Friday January 18, 2008

This week, Friday January 18, 2008, Europe got two new VC games.

1080°: TenEighty Snowboarding
Nintendo 64 – 1998 by Nintendo – snowboarding – 1-2 players – 1000 points – age 3+

Prepare tp exåerience the htrillls and chills of the ultimate extreme sport in 1080°: ThenIghty Snowboarding. This Nintendo 64 classic offers one of the most accurate yet accessible snowboarding simlulations around – all from the warmth of your living room!

1080°: TenEighty Snowboarding features six huges courses, loaded with cool places to pull off more than 25 outlandish tricks. Six different game modes are on offer, includeing head-to-head races against a friend or the CPU, Time Attack, Trick Attack and a Practice mode.

Impressive 3D graphics (lens flare, varying weather and lighting conditions) and an atmospheric sountrack round off this perfect wintry package that anyone can get a kick out of.

Ingame text can be set to English, German, Japanese or French. Original Rumble Pack function not available.

Riot Zone
Turbografx – 1993 by Hudson Soft – action – 1 player – 800 points – age 12+

Riot Zone is a side scrolling fighting game that follows to heroes as they fight to take down an evil organisation. The crime syndicate Dragon zone has kidnapped Hwak’s girlfriend, and it’s up to him and his detective partner Tony to get jump fists first into the grim Kowloon district.

Play as Hawk or Tony and fight through all 5 stages n deadly Kowloon. Smash down the Dragon Zone goones in areas like the Harbour, the Abandoned Warehouse and the Ghetto!

Both characters have unique skills and attacks. Hawk is a master of karate, whiles Tony is abrawler – and both of these massive guys possess killer techniques. You won’t want to miss the hard-hitting action in the riot Zone1