From pulse-pounding action to mind-bending puzzles and beyond, this week’s lineup of new downloadable games offers a dizzying variety to satisfy players of all stripes.
New additions for the WiiWare™ service include the sci-fi adventure of BLASTER MASTER™ OVERDRIVE, an action-adventure game that takes place on an Earth infected by an aggressive, polymorphic virus. Poor, defenseless animals worldwide have been turned into flesh-eating, hemoglobin-swilling terrors. Fortunately, the world has Alex, who happens to be one of the world’s foremost biologists and specializes in viral mutation profiles and genetic manipulation. The speedy fun of Tomena Sanner, a high-speed side-scrolling action game with a unique timing-based control system that’s as challenging as it is fun, plus a pair of family-friendly games to help parents and their kids brighten up the dog days of winter including Bloons, a exciting puzzle game based on the simple fact that popping balloons is fun.. and Hubert The Teddy Bear, a party game, in which players confront crafty bunnies. Outsmart them in eight winter activities including snow fight, sleigh ride, Christmas tree decoration, fishing, catching a bunny and more.
For the Nintendo DSiWare™ service, new attractions include the rocket-powered puzzles of Link ‘n’ Launch™, a puzzle game in which you must move tiles to create a path that connects fuel to your rocket, blasting it through space, and the tower-defending thrills of Fieldrunners one of the most anticipated and visually stunning games in mobile tower defense history. Also available is Sudoku 4Pockets which offers you 3,600 puzzles, and your assistant Kiku will be there to guide you through each of the Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced skill levels. Last, but not least, is Oscar in Movieland.. Following his Oscar in Toyland escapades, Oscar now plays the leading actor in sensational worlds of hit movies and TV shows. From Sci-Fi to Cartoon, Western to War, Horror to Jurassic and more, this is a game not to be missed.
And least you should think cucumbers are only good for snacking, the Virtual Console™ debut of Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom lets Wii™ owners enjoy a quirky classic from the NES™ era. The game features a cast of cute characters and an endearing sense of humor, this unique title has gained a dedicated following since its release on the original NES system. The wicked Minister Pumpkin, a nobleman in the Salad Kingdom, has rebelled and kicked King Broccoli off the throne. Worse yet, he has kidnapped Princess Tomato and, with the help of the treacherous Farmies, proceeded to abolish all truth, justice, sweetness and light from the Salad Kingdom.Deadly Viruses, Teddy Bears, and Heroic Vegetables,