Weekly download news


Get the most out of your Wii or Nintendo DSi by downloading new software directly from the Wii Shop Channel or Nintendo DSi Shop in exchange for Nintendo Points. More information on WiiWare and Nintendo DSiWare can be found at the bottom of this article. This week, the following new releases are now available to download:

New, original games offering something for everyone!

BLASTER MASTER OVERDRIVE is an action-adventure game that takes place on an Earth infected by an aggressive, polymorphic virus that turns poor defenceless animals into flesh eating, haemoglobin swilling terrors. Things look grim but you still have S.O.P.H.I.A., a shape shifting, gas guzzling, projectile spewing weapon of destruction on four wheels. The world just might have a chance this time.

Ant Nation
The beloved childhood pastime of lazy Sundays spent with a magnifying glass and an ant farm finally arrives on WiiWare in its most mischievous form! You are in control of a small colony of Super Ants, which you must train through a devilishly fun toolset. Zap, torch, and manipulate your ants to make them tough enough to survive a variety of increasingly difficult challenges!

Virtual Console
Enjoy classic games from yesteryear on your Wii console!

Mario Tennis – Nintendo 64
One of the most addictively fun games on the Nintendo 64 is now on Virtual Console - Mario Tennis! Choose from 16 adorable Nintendo characters to play with and enjoy simple and intuitive controls that give you a realistic feel for tennis. The game sticks to the official rules and has several different modes - from the standard Tournament to the wacky Piranha Challenge. Whether trying to unlock all the secrets in single-player, or having friends over for some intense multiplayer fun, this is a game you won't ever want to put down!

Nintendo DSiWare
Access a world of new possibilities with Nintendo DSiWare.

Face Pilot: Fly With Your Nintendo DSi Camera!
Soar through the sky, from the comfort of your sofa, with the innovative gliding game Face Pilot! Face Pilot not only puts your face into the game with the Nintendo DSi camera, it also tracks your head's movements giving you complete control of your glider. Simply tilt your head sideways to steer left and right, back to climb, and forwards to dive. The only thing missing is the wind in your hair!

Pocket Pack Strategy Games
"Pocket Pack: Strategy Games" is a collection of classic strategy games, featuring: "Checkers", "Reversi", "Gomoku", "Chinese Checkers", and "Nine Men's Morris". Play against AI opponents, or against friends via wireless communication and DS Download Play. Win the game trophies which are shared across all of the "Pocket Pack" series.

Combat of Giants: Mutant Insects - Revenge
After you defeated the Mutant King, the Mutant Queen created a new land from the core of the Earth where she controls the other giant insects at her will. Complete 10 new missions, fight your enemies and liberate the Scorpion Champion in order to defeat the Queen. Customise your giant insect, equip it with special powers and enhance your abilities then challenge your friends to duels!

Telegraph Sudoku & Kakuro
Play 500 puzzles from the 'Telegraph' like you've never played them before! Sudoku, Kakuro, Mini-Sudoku, Sudoku X and Jigsaw Sudoku come in multiple levels of difficulty, with a handy interface that transfigures the classic pen-and-paper experience.

About WiiWare (Wii Shop Channel)
To discover more about WiiWare and read about the other WiiWare games currently available, visit the WiiWare home page.

About Virtual Console (Wii Shop Channel)
The Virtual Console is a treasure trove of classic games from past consoles like N64, NES, SNES, SEGA Mega Drive, SEGA MASTER SYSTEM, NEOGEO, Commodore 64 and TurboGrafx (PC Engine) and even the arcade era! Find your favourite games from yesteryear! Click here to read more about all Virtual Console games available.

About Nintendo DSiWare (Nintendo DSi Shop)
Nintendo DSiWare offers an ever-expanding collection of games and applications exclusive to Nintendo DSi. From useful applications like the Nintendo DSi Browser to bite-sized versions of your favourite games, there's always something new in store! Click here to read more about all Nintendo DSiWare games available.

About Nintendo Points
With your Nintendo DSi or Wii wirelessly connected to the Internet you can access the Nintendo DSi Shop or Wii Shop Channel and start browsing. In the Nintendo DSi Shop, you can turn Nintendo Points into Nintendo DSi Points and redeem them for Nintendo DSiWare games and applications. In the Wii Shop Channel, you can turn Nintendo Points into Wii Points and redeem them for Virtual Console games, Wii Channels or WiiWare games. Nintendo Points can be purchased at retail outlets. They can also be bought directly as Nintendo DSi Points in the Nintendo DSi Shop, or as Wii Points in the Wii Shop Channel. Click here to read more about Nintendo Points for the Nintendo DSi.