On the PAL Wii Virtual Console today: Mayhem in Monsterland, Space Harrier, Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition
Today Nintendo of Europe and Australia added new classic games to the popular Wii Shop Channel. The games went live at midnight CET. Wii owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel or at stores like Amazon UK (Card).
We’ve included videos of the games so you can see if it’s for you. This week’s new games are:
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Mayhem in Monsterland (Commodore 64, Platformer, 1 player, 500 Wii Points = €5 / £3.75): As the triceratops Mayhem, it’s your job to save Monsterland from endless sadness! Originally released towards the end of the C64’s lifetime in 1993, Mayhem in Monsterland marked a great milestone in both technical and gameplay elements.
Space Harrier (Sega Master System, Shooter, 1 player, 500 Wii Points = €5 / £3.75 / AU$7.50): Experience one of the most popular home conversions of SEGA’s classic coin-op from 1986. Fly or run through thrilling ‘into the screen’ 3D levels of non-stop blasting action; your trusty cannon by your side.
Street Fighter II’: Special Champion Edition (Sega Mega Drive, Fighting, 1-2 players, 800 Wii Points = €8 / £6 / AU$12): The 1993 Sega Mega Drive version of the all-time classic 2D fighter includes all 12 characters – including bosses – available from the start, a revamped game engine, plus Champion, Hyper and Group Battle modes.