Nintendo updated its North American WiiWare shop with one new title, Strong Bad Episode 1: Homestar Ruiner
(pictured) from developer Telltale Games. The company also added Naxat Soft's Break In
and Hudson Soft's Star Parodier
. to its Virtual Console offerings.
Strong Bad Episode 1: Homestar Ruiner
is the first installment of Telltale's five-episode Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People
series for PC and WiiWare. The point-and-click adventure game stars Strong Bad, the lucha libre mask-wearing character from web cartoon series Homestar Runner. Players can create "Teen Girl Squad" comics, play a retro-styled minigame titled Snake Boxer 5
, and send pictures and messages to their friends through the Wii's message board system.
Originally released in 1989 for the TurboGrafx16, Break In
features four-player support and offers six different billiards games to choose from, including 9-Ball, Rotation, and Carom. Players can also use the Simulation mode to calculate shots or Technique mode to practice angles and trick shots.
for the PC-Engine spoofs Hudson shooter Star Soldier
with three playable ships -- the Paroceaser (Star Soldier
ship), Bomberman, and a flying PC-Engine. The 1992 shoot'em-up has players collecting weapon power-ups, fighting mini-bosses and bosses, and flying through eight stages. In addition to the normal game mode, two-minute and five-minute high score attack modes are included.
The three games are are available for download on North America's Wii Shopping Channel, priced at 1000 Wii Points ($10) for Strong Bad Episode 1: Homestar Ruiner
, 700 Wii Points ($7) for Break In
, and 900 Wii Points ($9) for Star Parodier