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Wiikly update for 1/7/08 (US)

Discussion in 'Virtual Console, WiiWare and DSIWare' started by mym6, Jan 7, 2008.

  1. mym6

    mym6 WiiChat Member

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    Star Tropics™ (NES®, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone-Mild Fantasy Violence, 500 Wii Points): Find out just how resourceful you can be in this classic game, with its mixture of adventure and RPG elements. Step into the shoes of Mike Jones, a teenage star pitcher from Seattle who has come to the tropics to visit his famous archeologist uncle, Dr. Jones. After being told that his uncle has been abducted, Mike begins a perilous quest in order to rescue him and figure out the mysterious plot behind his disappearance. Luckily for Mike, he meets helpful villagers and finds more powerful weapons as he explores numerous locations and island-hops using his uncle's submarine. You'll never know what to expect next as the cosmic story unfolds over the course of eight action-packed chapters, ranging from Dr. Jones's lab on C-Island to an alien spacecraft. Who knew a tropical vacation could turn into a mission to save the world?

    THE KING OF FIGHTERS '94 (NEOGEO, 1-2 players, Rated T for Teen-Animated Blood, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes, Alcohol & Tobacco Reference, Violence, 900 Wii Points): As the first game in the long-running KING OF FIGHTERS series, THE KING OF FIGHTERS '94 brought together popular characters from other well-known franchises and pitted them against each other. Match warriors from Fatal Fury against favorites from its sister series, Art of Fighting. Or see if the casts of the Ikari Warriors and Psycho Soldier series better suit your fighting style. Plus, there's a set of brand new characters, exclusive to the KOF series, who are willing to join the fray. But there's a twist: Instead of the standard best-two- out-of-three-rounds fight setup, players choose one of eight teams, each made up of three teammates. To win, all members of the other team must be eliminated before your fighters are knocked out. Use the game's power gauge to inflict maximum damage and end the round with a devastating finishing move. It's a battle royal unlike anything else-a game whose inspiration is easily seen in the fighting games that followed it. Can your team be the last one standing?
     
  2. CrowTRobot

    CrowTRobot Blades Of Steel

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    Star Tropics was always one of those games that they gave away on Double Dare or Nick Arcade.
     
  3. Wiimoto

    Wiimoto Sonic + Brawl = Ownage

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    Dang I wanted smash 64... but that was a stretch, I guess these games are good :p

    Never heard of em though...
     
  4. SixStringedStress

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    Startropics IS today? That really is a good pick and one of my favorite NES games. Anyone wanting a genuinely good game to grab, it's that one. I hope Nintendo makes a reference to that game series somehow in SSB Brawl.
     
  5. jledesma

    jledesma PS-What?

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    Never heard of Startropics.

    Does anyone knows why only two games instead of three?
     
  6. Napalmbrain

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    Be thankful you get that much, given the update last Friday here in Europe.

    As for Startropics, it's sort of like Zelda. One of the better NES games, in my opinion.
     
  7. Conan the Librarian

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    Startropics was pretty good, but I dont think I would have the time personally to play a game like this anymore. A little long, and pretty difficult. I have too many games I havent beaten yet, so maybe in the future.

    Yeah, its Zelda, with a yoyo, and you go in spaceships and caves......pretty much.......it was a good game though. I give it a 6 out of 10.
     
  8. Xaegoth

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    Agreed. I will definitely be picking this one up!

    Good memories on this one.

    Now, if we could just get Crystalis.....
     
  9. Thor's Hammer

    Thor's Hammer OSG = Old School Gamer

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    Crystalis would make for a great update. Thats one of the games I wait to see each week on the VC.
     
  10. sirgrim

    sirgrim Casually Hardcore

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    Hooray Star Tropics! Getting it.
     
  11. samXcor3

    samXcor3 the best kid!

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    Well it's nice to see something good is out even though I wont buy it. I'm still 30 stars away from completing galaxy and i also have zack and wiki to tackle.
     
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    w00t!!!
    KOF '94 Is finnaly here!!!
     
  13. David the Gnome

    David the Gnome Gnomes!

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    laderer5 Wii > Xbox360 +PS3

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    Smash bros 64 for next next.... hopefully.....
     
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    sagema 3D Artist

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    This was actually a really good week. There are about 10-15 TG-16 games left, worth remotely getting. 5 of them are actually pretty good. This isn't counting Turbo Duo. Does that mean 2008 will be Neo Geo?
     
  16. Napalmbrain

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    Hooray, someone not instantly dismissing TG-16 games! I agree, out of the Turbo games they have left, a few of them look at least fairly promising. Ys I & II should be out soon, Cadash I look forward to, and I'm sure a lot of people would be happy if they brought out Rondo of Blood.

    I've noticed they're spacing out the Turbografx releases more now they're starting to run out of games, and I imagine there should be about another 20-30 releases. I'm not sure what will happen with Neo Geo, they seem to be releasing them quite slowly at the moment, and there's still a lot of those fighting games left...
     
  17. Wiimoto

    Wiimoto Sonic + Brawl = Ownage

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    Where are the N64 games, cmon, those were the best! :p

    Although they do take up alot of memory...
     
  18. danib62

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    Star Tropics is a great game! I wonder how nintendo will get around the fact that no one will have the letter that has to get dipped in water though. I used to have it but I don't know what happened to it over the years.
     
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    i kinda wanna get it just because i could play as "mike jones" bahahaha mike jones mike jooones
     
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    Both games are really good.. i guess ill go ahead and download both of them.
     

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