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Wii-kly Update: One New Classic Game Added to Wii Shop Channel

There’s one new game for the Virtual Console™ this week – and it’s
a double. Double Dragon™ is a true action-fighting classic. This
side-scroller brought the arcade original into the home and laid the
groundwork for numerous sequels. It’ll get your nostalgia engine fired up.
Now go put the hurt on some bad guys and save Marian.

Nintendo adds new games to the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time
every Monday. Wii™ owners with a high-speed Internet connection can
redeem Wii Points™ to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in
the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets. This week’s new games

Double Dragon (NES®, 1-2 players, Rated Everyone 10+ — Mild
Violence, 500 Wii Points): Double Dragon begins with Billy Lee’s
girlfriend, Marian, being kidnapped by a group called the Black Warriors.
They demand to know the secrets of Billy’s martial-arts style in exchange
for his girlfriend. However, Billy won’t stand for these underhanded
tactics and decides to rescue her himself. Help him fight through city
streets, buildings, jungles, temples and various other locations in a
quest to find his girl. He’ll gain experience by using different fighting
techniques to obtain more hearts, which will unlock more powerful
techniques to use against his enemies. Keep an eye out for crates,
boulders, whips, bats, knives and even dynamite along the way, as Billy
can also use them to annihilate opponents. Armed with his mysterious and
powerful martial arts, help Billy pummel his way through an array of
goons, gang members and other Black Warrior scum to free Marian from their

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