Exclusive Pokémon action, world famous UNO and much more to download this week


19/11/2009

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. The following new releases will be available from tomorrow in the Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop:

WiiWare

New, original games offering something for everyone!

Pokémon Rumble

Take control of Toy Pokémon in battle against waves of enemy Pokémon! Defeat Toy Pokémon and add them to your collection, and use their abilities to defeat more and stronger opponents, and giant bosses. Plus – join with up to three of your friends in multiplayer!

Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem

Battle through the ages of evolution, in this unique third-person shoot 'em up. Point and shoot with the Wii Remote (or make use of the optional Wii Zapper); beginning as a primate armed only with rocks, and then advancing to a medieval knight armed with catapults!

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World of Goo

Widely hailed as one of the best WiiWare titles available, it’s no wonder this highly original title has captured a comfortable position in the All-Time WiiWare Chart! World of Goo is an utterly charming puzzle challenge that will both test your brain and touch your heart.

Pokémon Rumble

The second WiiWare title in the ongoingly popular Pokémon franchise allows up to four players to take control of an ever-growing stable of wind-up toy Pokémon and take them into battle! In several special arenas hundreds of Pokémon can be befriended and taught new moves to prepare them for the Battle Royale!

Nintendo DSiWare

Access a world of new possibilities with Nintendo DSiWare.

A Little Bit of… All-Time Classics: Strategy Games

The third and final in the A Little Bit of… All-Time Classics series features five classic games famed for their strategic play: Backgammon, Field Tactics, Turncoat, Connect Five and Grid Attack. Up to four players can compete wirelessly, including players who don't own a copy of the game.

ARMY DEFENDER

In ARMY DEFENDER, your mission is to defend your base against hordes of invading enemies - soldiers, tanks, fighter planes and more - using all the weapons at your disposal to survive as long as possible. And if all else fails, there's always the ultimate weapon: the atomic bomb!

myNotebook: Blue

myNotebook allows you to take notes wherever you are. Simply use your Nintendo DSi to jot down your thoughts, make a shopping list, or just doodle. You can even personalise your notebook by drawing on the cover, and you can change the paper and ink type. Look out for different myNotebook versions coming soon.

UNO

The world famous card game comes to Nintendo DSi! Play against friends by local wireless connection or go online to challenge opponents across the world! You can even use the Nintendo DSi's camera to put your face in the game! UNO is also available for WiiWare.

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.