Which is more difficult to survive: a futuristic robot battle or high school? This week’s downloadable game offerings from Nintendo invite you step up and find out for yourself. Mega Man 4 is now available to Wii owners via the Virtual Console service, sending players on a classic mission with one of the all-time great gaming heroes. Meanwhile, Nintendo DSi users can enjoy a more earthly brand of adventure in SURVIVING HIGH SCHOOL for the Nintendo DSiWare service. Other new arrivals include retro gems from Nintendo’s Game & Watch series, a hand-held app that lets you create your own digital postcards and a new puzzle game for the WiiWare service that packs a real bang.
We’ve also got a fresh entry in the WarioWare: D.I.Y. "Big Name Games" series, which spotlights new downloadable microgames created by the industry’s most talented designers. This week’s microgame comes from WayForward Technologies’ Matt Bozon, known for his work on hand-held classics like Shantae and Contra 4. New "Big Name Games" will be added every Monday through July 26, all available to download for zero Nintendo DSi Points to anyone with broadband Internet access and a copy of either WarioWare: D.I.Y. for the Nintendo DS family of systems or WarioWare: D.I.Y. Showcase software for the WiiWare service. Visit the Nintendo Channel on your Wii system today to learn more about these games and to see a video of Matt Bozon creating his original microgame, Shantae NAB!
Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Mondays. Users with broadband Internet access can redeem Wii Points or Nintendo DSi Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo DSi Points can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Nintendo Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one Nintendo Points Card must be redeemed in either the Nintendo DSi Shop or the Wii Shop Channel. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.
Remember that both Wii and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit Wii.com or NintendoDSi.com.