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Wiikly Update for 11/26/07 (US)

Discussion in 'Virtual Console, WiiWare and DSIWare' started by mym6, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. mym6

    mym6 WiiChat Member

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    DOUBLE DRIBBLE™ (NES®, 1-2 players, rated E for Everyone, 500 Wii Points): DOUBLE DRIBBLE, the first 5-on-5, full-court home basketball game, is pure hoops action at its finest. While still a surprisingly accurate basketball game for its time, the frantic action keeps you on your toes as your players run from one end of the court to the other. Choose from a handful of teams and multiple levels of difficulty as you take on the computer alone or challenge a friend and see who has the better skills. Take the ball and sink shots from locations all over the court, or get in your opponent's face and do your best to block the shot. Better yet, drive the lane and rock the rim to see one of the game's trademark slam-dunk cut scenes. He shoots, he scores!

    Vegas Stakes™ (Super NES®, 1-4 players, rated E for Everyone – Simulated Gambling, 800 Wii Points): Feel like taking a road trip to Las Vegas? Let your inner high roller go wild as you try your luck at five different games-blackjack, slots, poker, craps and roulette. Start with only $1,000 in your pocket and play your way through five casinos, each with a different theme and varying limits. But no one wants to gamble alone, right? Not a problem, as you'll be able to choose one of four friends to tag along and offer advice when you need it. Further enhancing the experience is the fact that you'll be presented with a slew of interactions with random casino patrons. Best be careful, though-your choices in these situations could either get you closer to the millions of dollars you're after or cost you a pile of that hard-earned cash. Roll the dice, spin the wheel, hit or stand-do whatever it takes to stake your claim in Vegas and beat the house!

    Ecco Jr.™ (Sega Genesis, 1 player, rated E for Everyone, 800 Wii Points): The aquatic adventures of Ecco come to life for a younger generation of gamers. Perfect for kids, Ecco Jr. finds our young hero heading out to sea with a variety of tasks he must perform in order to get there. Along with his friends Tara the baby orca and Kitnee the young Atlantic dolphin, Ecco Jr. will interact with sea lions, sea horses and other aquatic life as he makes his journey to the Big Blue. Introduce your kids to the classic series of Ecco the Dolphin titles by downloading Ecco Jr. today.
     
  2. CrowTRobot

    CrowTRobot Blades Of Steel

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    I'm tempted to buy Double Dribble just to recall my childhood memories of me throwing the controller across the room because the ball bounced off the rim every time you went for a slam dunk.

    Or took a regular shot.

    Or three pointer.

    ...

    ......

    ..........

    Or free throw.

    At least the intro is cool.
     
  3. Napalmbrain

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    Ouch, that's a right punch in the gut from Nintendo. Candidate for worst American update ever.
     
  4. mym6

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    I liked Double Dribble back in the day. The slam dunk shots were great. You had to time how long you held down the A button to get shots to go in, that and the bouncing ring for free throws. It wasn't impossible and it was replaced by much better games later on, but it was fun all the same at the time.
     
  5. mym6

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    I'd like to see NBA Hangtime, that was a fun game.
     
  6. Conan the Librarian

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    Double Dribble is awesome, and I have a friend who will somehow take the ball from you everytime and defeat you almost 100-0......konami sports are the ****.

    however, a card game for SNES is such a waste.....lets just not have ANY card games, seeing how there are thousands of PC poker and solitaire options.
     
  7. matthewj

    matthewj Online Gamer

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    well i thought there would be the super smash bros. availible for download since super smash bros. brawl is comming out next week
     
  8. mym6

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    You must have missed the memo, SSBB is delayed until next year.
     
  9. thedaini

    thedaini Drunken Monkey

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    Wow... this is tempting. Double Dribble was a lot of fun growing up. My sister and I found the spots on the court that if you shot if from there, you'd always hit the three pointer. I miss glitches like that...
     
  10. Conan the Librarian

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    and of course, back then, the behind the head slam dunk scene was like "HOLY CRAP!!!!DID YOU SEE THOSE GRAPHICS!!!!!".......now give us Blades of STeel........PLEASE.
     
  11. Raider704

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    Neat. Vegas Stakes was fun back in the day. Always liked when people would come up to you and ask if you wanted to buy a watch or take them to the emergency room or something. Is he a scammer? I dont know but good luck lol.
     
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    Not going to lie, I'm disappointed...

    Give me a classic SNES rpg, or just something that doesn't suck
     
  13. DBloke

    DBloke The last original
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    NBA jam Tornament edition - The only basket ball game you need
     
  14. JPJ526

    JPJ526 killstr3ak on xbox live

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    NBA jam, blades of steel, and it seems like I remember playing a game called NARC or something?

    I remember it being cool because you could drive a car.

    Man, this Wii is really starting to bring back old memories!
     
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    BOOOO!

    Nintendo hates us.
     
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    If you guys have never played Vegas Stakes, don't knock it. As far as casino games go, I would rate it as one of the best ever. If you haven't played it and have some points you want to blow, give this a shot.

    If you make a crap load of money you get to go to a high stakes casino. The ambiance of the game was really good also.

    Double Dribble sounds familiar, but I can't remember playing it.
     
  17. wiiman14

    wiiman14 Hello-Moto/Go Leafs Go!!!

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    Omg NARC is the best game ever but it's way to easy, I beat it in 35min...
     
  18. DBloke

    DBloke The last original
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    Looks at his notes -
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    Arcade game
    80s
    Short
    Shootan

    Yep it fits in
     
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    any chance of them releasing the lion king on the virtual console, or maybe jurrasik park?
     
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    See
    "license hell"
     

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