Wii Selects Budget Line Gets 4 New Games

Nintendo has added four new Wii Greatest Hits budget titles (officially called Wii Selects) to their list of four already-budgeted games, which are priced at $20 each.

All of these games are major first-party best-sellers for the system, and will allow anyone who hasn’t already played them to catch up on what they’ve been missing, on the cheap!

The new Wii Select games include:

  • Super Paper Mario
  • Punch-Out!!
  • Super Mario Galaxy
  • Mario Strikers Charged

    These four join Wii Select titles: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Animal Crossing: City Folk, Mario Super Sluggers, and Wii Sports.

    You’ll recall that Wii Sports was the original pack-in game that came free with every copy of a Wii sold, and is one of the games that put the Wii on the map. However the game wasn’t offered “stand-alone” until last year, when the Wii bundle was replaced with Mario Kart Wii inside, and Wii Sports was added to the Wii Selects line individually.

    It’s also fun to note that TWO Mario Sports titles have now been included in the Wii Selects line, Mario Strikers Charged, a Soccer game infused with Mario fun, and Mario Super Sluggers, a baseball game infused with Mario fun. Both of them are follow-ups to GameCube games, Super Mario Strikers and Mario Superstar Baseball respectively. The newest Mario sports game, which is not part of the Wii Selects mix, was Square Enix’s Mario Sports Mix. Meanwhile Super Paper Mario is the only game in the Mario RPG series (in this case the Paper Mario series) to be released for Wii.

    These titles will likely be available at their new discounted price, along with their sweet red packaging, sometime this month, ahead of the 2011 holiday shopping season.

    Which of the four new Wii Selects, or previous four, will you be getting?

    Here is a look at Super Paper Mario.

    Here is a look at Punch-Out.

    Here is a look at Mario Strikers Charged.

    And the awesome Super Mario Strikers Charged intro!

    Last but not least, here is a look at Zelda: Twilight Princess for Wii.

    Via 1UP