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Man Your Battle Stations! All-Time Action Greats Blast Onto Wii Virtual Console

22nd June, 2007- This week sees the return of the ground breaking action platformer, Mega Man, on the Wii's Virtual Console. Originally released in 1989 on the Nintendo Entertainment System, players must assume the role of Mega Man and fight their way through six action-packed stages, defeating bosses as they go in a desperate effort to save the city from evil Dr Wily and his robot army! Players must defeat enemies by shooting at them and navigate complex obstacles using their agility and speed. Once they have defeated bosses in all the stages players must defeat the final bosses, utilising the power-ups earned through previous victories! This punchy game, renowned for its music and challenging gameplay is available for download this week for 500 Wii Points.

This week you can also get your hands on side-scrolling beat 'em up and Kung-Fu extravaganza China Warrior. Last seen on Turbografx in 1989, China Warrior was acclaimed for its ground breaking graphics. Now gamers can experience this epic game all over again on Virtual Console. Consisting of four stages, each divided into three areas, players must battle their way across the country defeating a relentless onslaught of enemies in the hope of being crowned the ultimate warrior. China Warrior is available for download this week for 600 Wii Points!

These great games join the list of 101 classic titles already available for the Virtual Console in Europe.

For further information please contact the Nintendo Press Office on 020 7307 3103.

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