Wii: Virtual Console – Europe – Friday July 11th, 2008

OK, so a bit late. But Europe got 2 new Virtual Console games to download on Friday July 11th, 2008.

Art of Fighting 2
NeoGeo – 1994 – D4 Enterprise – fighting – 1-2 players – 900 point – age 12+

Released in 1994 by SNK, Art of Fighting 2 is a high-octane fighting game in which 12 fighters complete in the thoughest fighting contest of them all to be crowned the King of Fighters!

Each character has a range of deadly techniques at their disposal which can be used to unleash devastating attacks on the opponent. As in the previous version, however, using a deadly technique lowers your “rage gauge”. For this reason, players must conserve their techniques carefully until the opportune time. Taunts can be used to deplete the enemy’s gauge and it is this exciting mental subgame which lends this title its depth.

Boasting intense fighting against some of the thpughest and most sophisticated AI oppenents yet seen in a fighting game, pick up Art of Fighting 2 today and prove that you have what it takes to be the King of Fighters!

Ninja Commando
NeoGeo – 1992 – D4 Enterprise – shooter – 1-2 players – 900 points – age 12+

This thrilling action game from ADK sees you taking on the role of one of three ninjas as they face off with the nefarious Spider and his chaotic time-travelling actions. Play as Joe of the oga clan, Rayar of the Iga clan, or Ryu, descendant of the famous ninja Fuma Kotaro. Treverse seven time periods covering cavemen, Egyptioans, samurai and much more!

This fast-paced game sports a variety of ninja techniques. Each ninja has a nomal attack, a deadly attack that inflicts damage on all enemies on scree, and even special nija attacks performed by using special button combinations. But tha’s not all, if you collect three scrolls you can temporarily take on the form of a beast to unleash even more powerful attacks!

Work alone or grab a friend to join you in your ninja quest! Remember, time is of the essence!