Here are this week's releases on WiiWare, DSiWare, and Virtual Console!
Gods vs Humans Publisher: ZALLAG Players: 1-2 ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence Price: 1,200 Wii Points™ Description: Embody major gods from the fabulous mythologies of Scandinavia, Egypt, Rome and Japan. As a god, you have enough power to rule the humans – all but the cheeky ones! Some of them want to enter your domain, and they've decided to build a tower to confront you. Use your divine powers to bring them down and show them who's boss. Be careful not to hurt them, though – you need people to believe in you. There are 16 playable gods with distinctive powers, four hysterical bosses to defeat, 16 additional challenges for experienced players, 60 levels for the solo campaign and a special split-screen two-player mode.
Mix Superstar Publisher: Digital Leisure Inc. Players: 1 ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) Price: 500 Wii Points Description: Think you can be the next big music star? Now you've got all the tools at your fingertips with Mix Superstar. Create, mix and record your own royalty-free musical masterpieces right on your Wii™ system. There are more than 1,000 Dance, Hip Hop and Techno loops included across multiple instruments, including Drum, Bass, Synth, Guitar and voice tracks. Once you've created your next hit, it's time to show it off. Mix Superstar lets you export your music creations and load them onto your computer so you can take them on the go. You can also use the WiiConnect24™ system to send songs to your Wii Friends and even collaborate on mixes. The game includes full support for both the Logitech USB Microphone and Wii Speak™ accessory (each sold separately) so you can lay down your own vocals. The Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection Pay & Play service even allows you to enhance your music creation experience with additional loop packs from a variety of genres. Go on and make some noise!
GO Series Pinball Attack! Publisher: Gamebridge Players: 1 ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points™ Description: Developed by ArtePiazza, Pinball Attack is a unique fusion of pinball, exploration and shooting. Control the flippers of a pinball machine as you go on a magical journey under the sea, inside the earth, through a jungle and into space. As the scenery passes by in the background, use the pinball to fight off enemies such as a giant blowfish, collect bonuses and grab power-ups. Defeat bosses at the end of each level to progress to the next world.
Adventure in Vegas: Slot Machine Publisher: Gamelion Players: 1 ESRB Rating: T (Teen) – Simulated Gambling Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points Description: Try your luck on three slot machines: Hawaiian, Pirate Treasure and Mexican Heat. The one-armed bandits in Adventure in Vegas: Slot Machine are not only uniquely themed with tunes and graphics, but they also have different special features: numbers of reels, extra buttons, winning sequences and custom bets. End your around-the-world trip in Vegas and bet the remainder of the small fortune you've inherited. You have to be good to be lucky! Will you acquire more luxury goods like jewelry, a bike or your own jet? Or maybe you'll lose everything. Whatever the outcome, all you can do in Las Vegas is go for it!
Discolight Publisher: Kaasa Players: 1 ESRB Rating: Not Rated Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points Description: Party on by changing your Nintendo DSi™ system into a disco light. Choose between music genres such as Love, Hip Hop and Rock. A special "Disco Disco" feature will display colors that change with the rhythm of the music. Place several Nintendo DSi systems together and create your very own disco!
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