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Nintendo launches WiiWare in Europe as well

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 13 May 2008 6:55 User comments (2)

Nintendo launches WiiWare in Europe as well WiiWare, which was launched in the US yesterday with six games, in Japan last month with nine games, is set to hit Europe on May 20th, with eight games, says Nintendo.
The games will be downloadable from the "WiiWare" section of the Wii Shop Channel and to purchase the games users will need to redeem Wii Points which can be bought online or at retail outlets.

There was no pricing details given but so far games have ranged from 500-1500 Wii Points ($5-15 USD).

According to the source, the European lineup will consist of the following eight games:

Dr. Mario & Germ Buster (Nintendo, Puzzle, 14 players, 3+ PEGI)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King (Square Enix, Simulation, 1 player, 7+)
LostWinds (Frontier, Platform Adventure, 12 players, 7+)
Pirates: The Key of Dreams (Oxygen Interactive, Action, 1-4 players, 3+)
Pop (Nnooo, Puzzle/Shooter, 1-4 players, 3+)
Star Soldier R (Hudson Soft, Shooter, 1 player, 7+)
Toki Tori (Two Tribes, Puzzle / Platform, 12 players, 3+)
TV Show King (Gameloft, Trivia, TV Quiz, 14 players, 3+)

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2 user comments

114.5.2008 06:39

Lost Winds already has had a scene release.
Lost Winds PAL WiiWare Wii-WiiSiON

214.5.2008 15:50

wow.. europe are actually being better priveliged than usa... this is a first!

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