Feb. 28, 2011
The acclaimed BIT.TRIP game series for the WiiWare™ service
has thrilled audiences with its mix of retro style and inventive game
play. This week, new and longtime fans are invited to experience the
series' final installment, BIT.TRIP FLUX, and join CommanderVideo
for one more unforgettable ride. Also this week, the Nintendo DSiWare™
service offers a variety of new hand-held games to satisfy a multitude
of tastes. Rise to the challenge of running your own eatery in My Little Restaurant, enjoy physics-based arcade action in Magnetic Joe or fend off an alien invasion in Monster Buster Club.
Publisher: Aksys Games
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 800 Wii Points™
Description: The BIT.TRIP series comes full circle with BIT.TRIP FLUX,
CommanderVideo's final adventure. Grab your Wii Remote™ controller and
get ready for classic paddle-based game play as CommanderVideo returns
to the source. Whether playing in single-player or in cooperative
two-player mode, you'll be faced with new challenges that will make even
the most experienced BIT.TRIPPERS weep. Enjoy new power-ups (including
the Fullscreen Paddle), new beat types (including Avoid Beats) and the
new Meta Mode. Ride along with CommanderVideo as he completes his
mission and returns home.
Gods vs Humans (demo version)
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence
Price: 0 Wii Points; full version available for 1,200 Wii Points
major gods from Scandinavian, Egyptian, Roman and Japanese mythologies.
As a god, you have enough power to rule the humans – all but the cheeky
ones. Some of them want to enter your domain and have decided to build a
tower to confront you. Use your divine powers to bring them down and
show them who's boss. Be careful not to hurt them though – you need
people to believe in you. The game includes 60 levels for the solo
campaign, 16 playable gods with specific powers, four hysterical bosses
to defeat and 16 additional challenges for experienced players.
Pong Toss Pro – Frat Party Games® (demo version)
Publisher: JV Games Inc.
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Alcohol Reference, Comic Mischief, Mild Language
Price: 0 Wii Points; full version available for 600 Wii Points
Description: Born on college campuses, Pong Toss is the ultimate party-game favorite. Now Pong Toss Pro takes it to the next level with improved graphics and a redesigned throwing system for complete accuracy. Also new to Pong Toss Pro is a Tournament Mode that supports four-, eight- or 16-team bracket play. Pong Toss Pro features
six regulation tables and the ability to modify simple house rules.
Rock it with a high-energy soundtrack and listen to the announcer
commenting on your play. Rule the table with Fireball bonuses for
consecutive shots. In Speed Pong, up to three challengers can compete at
the same time. Speed and strategy are key in this fast-paced game. Jack
up your opponents by using a slew of power-ups that will slow them
down. The first player to sink the last cup wins it all.
Note: Some demo versions do not support all game features, and players cannot save their in-game progress in demo versions.
My Little Restaurant
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points™
Description: Welcome to My Little Restaurant.
Get in here and turn this place from a small diner into a crowded
eating palace. Help Mikey and Annie seat the guests, collect orders,
deliver meals and earn money. Every once in a while, jump into the
kitchen and prepare some tasty burgers or perfect sushi. You won't find a
better deal at any other place. The game features five restaurant
themes: American Diner, Japanese Bar, Ancient Palace, Picnic Fun and
Space Lunchroom, plus two extra cooking games: Burgers for the Chef and
Sushi Master Challenge. Enjoy 33 unique levels and discover extra
features and power-ups.
Publisher: Subdued Software
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points
control of Magnetic Joe, everyone's favorite little magnetic sphere.
Guide him through 100 exciting mazes filled with spikes, enemies and
other obstacles. Help Joe as he pursues his nemesis, Dr. Magnevil, who's
on his way to conquer the world. The mazes are full of magnets that
push and pull Joe in different directions. Your task is to skillfully
use their magnetic force to get Joe to the exit unharmed. Use the
magnetic force carefully – the levels are filled with surprises, and a
boss could be lurking.
Monster Buster Club
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence
Price: 800 Nintendo DSi Points
is about to be invaded by evil aliens, and their first stop is
Singletown. As long as they're around to save the day, the members of
the Monster Buster Club refuse to let this happen. Join Cathy, Danny,
Sam and Chris on an exciting adventure based on the hit animated TV
series Monster Buster Club and stop these troublemakers from
taking over. As you search for the villainous Nosidda, you and the MBC
team will battle aliens outside the school, race your car through the
streets of Singletown, solve puzzles, engage in air battles and even
visit outer space. The game features a highly interactive world with
exciting game play that challenges your speed, timing and puzzle-solving
abilities. Discover a wide variety of puzzles and challenges to
overcome using the Nintendo DSi™ stylus. Play as any of four MBC
characters: Cathy, Danny, Chris or Sam.