Discover this week's range of new software to download via the Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop


The following new releases are now available in the Wii Shop Channel:

New, original games offering something for everyone!

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!
Shake and rattle your Wii Remote in this crazy collection of mini-games – from blasting laser beams to launching a rocket, or trying to plant a kiss on the cheek of an admirer – it's Japanese wackiness all the way!

Family Slot Car Racing
Join Daddy, Mummy, Sarah, and Billy as they put pedal to metal in this high speed slot racing game. Choose from various designs of slot cars to find the right balance of grip and speed, and discover who's the fastest in the family!

FINAL FANTASY® CRYSTAL CHRONICLES®: My Life as a Darklord™ - New add-on content
FINAL FANTASY® CRYSTAL CHRONICLES®: My Life as a Darklord™ puts you in the highly fashionable shoes of the Darklord's daughter, a little miss with an ambition to rule the world charged with dispatching intruding adventurers by strategically placing traps and monsters inside the tower she calls home.  It's a real time strategy game with a devilish twist!

New add-on content is available today from the shop and includes 3 packs:

  • Darklord Special Forces
    Available: 14/08/2009
    500 Wii Points / Blocks Required: 2
    A pack of six monsters sure to take centre stage in battle, including five mid-level monsters: Ogre (melee), Ahriman (ranged), Sahagin (magic), Coeurl and Chimera (generic), and a healer monster: Lamia. They can be summoned as much as your NP allows. Use these monsters and their special skills well, and the world will be yours.
  • Bedroom Set
    Available: 14/08/2009
    300 Wii Points / Blocks Required: 1
    A pack of three Artefacts to give you the advantage in battle: Void Fountain (restores monsters' HP and cures status effects), Summon Mirror (summons random monsters), and Drain Chest (drains adventurers' HP and distributes it to your monsters). Strategic placement of these Artefacts will make world conquest a piece of cake.
  • Beloved Wardrobe
    Available: 14/08/2009
    600 Wii Points / Blocks Required: 7
    A pack of three dresses to help you in battle (and to help Mira look her best): Radiant Dress (lets you cast Cure once per battle, restoring a little HP to all monsters and Artefacts), Dark Dress (raises your starting NP by 50), and Prim Dress (lets you cast Hard Slash once per battle, dealing light melee damage). Conquer the world in style.

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

Experience the original Phantasy Star that started it all! Joining its companions Phantasy Star II, III and IV on Virtual Console, this first chapter introduced the world to the science fiction RPG series that became a global phenomenon!

Nintendo DSiWare
The following new Nintendo DSiWare releases are now available:  

Flipnote Studio
Bring your doodles to life with this easy to use animation tool, available as a free download! Simply draw on the Touch Screen with the stylus to create sketches, then you can easily turn them into animations – just like using a flip book. You can even incorporate your own sound effects and photos into your creations.

Sujin Taisen: Number Battles
Numbers become your weapons in this unique Japanese-style puzzle-strategy game. Put your strategic skills to the test and take on the world! Battle the CPU or take on human opponents via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection!

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.