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Have A Blast On This Week's Virtual Console!

Get ready to defend humanity against the evil and powerful Bydo Empire this week as Super R-Type arrives on Virtual Console. In this exclusive version of the classic arcade shoot 'em up made for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, fans will have the best of both worlds! Many exciting elements from the original R-Type title and its sequel are combined to produce the blasting challenge of a lifetime. Super R-Type can be downloaded now for 800 Wii Points.

Finally this week, battle your way through hit arcade game OPERATION WOLF. Originally released on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1989, this one-player shooter sees elite squad, Operation Wolf, rescuing a group of innocent civilians held hostage by terrorists. Players must shoot their way through enemy-infested jungles and military camps; fending off tanks, helicopters and patrol boats to save the day. For those tough enough, Operation Wolf is available to download this week for 500 Wii Points.

Virtual Console offers users the ultimate retro gaming experience. This week's titles join the list of 194 classic titles already available for Virtual Console in Europe.

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