Monday, 27 May 2024

A Smashing End To 2009–Weekly Roundup 12/25

Nintendo is celebrating a significant milestone with the release of Super Smash Bros. on the N64, marking their 500th Wii download. This achievement includes a wide range of classic games, innovative WiiWare releases, and even unconventional applications like Happy Holidays Christmas, a virtual greeting-card app. Let’s take a closer look at the latest releases in the gaming world and the exciting options for entertainment.

Gaming Highlights

Retail

  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers (Wii)
  • Guitar Hero: Van Halen (PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, PS2)

Downloadable (Nintendo)

Virtual Console

  • Ninja Gaiden (600 Wii Points)
  • Super Smash Bros. (1,000 Wii Points)

WiiWare

  • Eco Shooter: Plant 530 (1,000 Wii Points)
  • Happy Holidays Christmas (500 Wii Points)
  • Pallurikio (1,000 Wii Points)
  • TV Show King 2 (800 Wii Points)

DSi Ware

  • Dragon’s Lair (800 DSi Points)
  • High Stakes: Texas Hold’Em (500 DSi Points)
  • Hot and Cold: A 3D Hidden Object Adventure (800 DSi Points)
  • myNotebook: Green (200 DSi Points)
  • UNO (800 DSi Points)

Multiplatform

  • Rock Band/2
    • Limp Bizkit – “Build a Bridge”
    • The Offspring – “A Lot Like Me”
    • Yellowcard – “Ocean Avenue”
    • Weezer – “Beverly Hills”
    • Weezer – “Let It All Hang Out”
    • Weezer – “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To”
      Note: Tracks are available for $1.99/160 Microsoft Points/200 Wii Points. The Weezer three-pack is available for $5.49 or 440 Microsoft Points. Tracks marked with a are available for Lego Rock Band, too.

Movies

Theaters

  • Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakuel
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • It’s Complicated
  • Leaves of Grass
  • Sherlock Holmes

DVD

  • (500) Days of Summer
  • All About Steve
  • American Pie Presents: The Book of Love
  • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
  • District 9
  • Family Guy Presents: Something Something Dark Side
  • It Might Get Loud
  • Staten Island

Blu-ray

  • (500) Days of Summer
  • All About Steve
  • American Pie Presents: The Book of Love
  • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
  • District 9
  • Family Guy Presents: Something Something Dark Side
  • It Might Get Loud
  • Staten Island

Comics

Dark Horse

  • Beasts Of Burden #4 (of 4)
  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer Willow (Season Eight)
  • Gantz Vol 8 TP
  • Hellboy The Bride Of Hell One Shot (One Shot Wonders)
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion The Shinji Ikari Raising Project Vol 3 TP
  • Star Wars The Clone Wars Vol 4 The Colossus Of Destiny TP
  • Star Wars Knights Of The Old Republic #48 (Demon Part 2 of 4)
  • Star Wars Legacy #43 (Monster Part 1 of 4)
  • Usagi Yojimbo #125

DC Comics

  • Arkham Reborn #3 (of 3)
  • Batman The Wrath TP
  • Billy Batson And The Magic Of SHAZAM #11
  • Blackest Night #1 (of 8)
  • Blackest Night JSA #1 (of 3)
  • Detective Comics #860
  • Freddy Vs Jason Vs Ash The Nightmare Warriors #6 (of 6)
  • Gotham City Sirens #7
  • Green Lantern #49 Green Lantern Chronicles Vol 2 TP
  • Jack Of Fables #41
  • Justice Society Of America #34
  • Madame Xanadu #18
  • Mighty Vol 1 TP
  • Northlanders #23
  • Outsiders #24 (Tom Mandrake Recolored 2nd Printing Cover)(Blackest Night Tie-In)
  • Supergirl Cosmic Adventures In The Eighth Grade TP
  • Superman #695
  • Teen Titans #78 (Blackest Night Tie-In)
  • Unknown Soldier #15
  • Victorian Undead #2 (of 6)
  • Web #4
  • Wildcats #18
  • Wonder Woman #39
  • Worlds Finest #3 (of 4)

Image Comics

  • Angelus #1 (of 6)
  • Chew #7
  • Cyberforce Hunter Killer #1 (Of 5)
  • Fantastic Worlds Of Frank Frazetta Vol 2 HC
  • Frank Frazettas Dark Kingdom #3 (of 4)
  • Image United #1 (of 6)
  • Image United #2 (of 6)
  • Invincible #69
  • Milo Ventimiglia Presents Berserker #2
  • Tracker #2 (of 5)
  • Witchblade #133

Marvel Comics

  • Agents Of Atlas Dark Reign TP
  • Amazing Spider-Man #611 Amazing Spider-Man #612 Amazing Spider-Man #616
  • Anita Blake Vampire Hunter The Laughing Corpse Book 2 Necromancer HC
  • Avengers The Initiative #31 (Siege The Cabal Tie-In)
  • Black Widow & The Marvel Girls #2 (Of 4)
  • Brian Michael Bendis 10 Years At Marvel TP
  • Captain America Reborn Who Will Wield The Shield (One Shot)
  • Criminal The Sinners #3
  • Daredevil By Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev Omnibus Vol 2 HC
  • Dark Avengers Ares #3 (Of 3)
  • Dark Reign The Hood TP
  • Dark Reign Sinister Spider-Man TP
  • Dark Reign Skrull Kill Krew TP
  • Dark Reign Young Avengers TP
  • Dark Tower The Battle Of Jericho Hill #2 (Of 5)
  • Deadpool #17 Deadpool Team-Up #899
  • Doctor Voodoo The Origin Of Jericho Drumm (One Shot)
  • Enders Game Command School #4 (of 5)
  • Enders Shadow Command School #4 (Of 5)
  • Fall Of The Hulks Gamma Fantastic Four #574
  • Fantastic Four The Master Of Doom TP
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy #21 (Realm Of Kings Tie-In)
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 War Of Kings Book 2 HC
  • Halo Blood Line #1 (Of 5)
  • Incredible Hercules #139
  • Incredible Hercules The Mighty Thorcules HC Iron Man Vs Whiplash #2 (Of 4)
  • Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #58
  • Marvel Masterworks Nick Fury Agent Of SHIELD Vol 2 HC
  • Marvel Masterworks The Uncanny X-Men Vol 2 TP
  • Marvel Zombies Return HC
  • Marvels TP (New Printing)
  • Mini Marvels Ultimate Collection GN-TP
  • Ms Marvel Vol 8 War Of The Marvels HC (Premiere Edition)
  • New Avengers #60
  • New Mutants #8 (X Necrosha Tie-In)
  • Powers #2
  • Psylocke #1 (of 4)
  • Punisher #11 Punisher #12
  • Punishermax #1 Runaways True Believers HC
  • Scourge Of The Gods The Fall HC Secret Warriors #11
  • Spider-Woman #4
  • Stand Soul Survivors #3 (Of 5)
  • Sub-Mariner The Depths TP
  • Thor #605
  • Uncanny X-Men #519
  • What If Astonishing X-Men
  • What If Spider-Man House Of M
  • Wolverine Origins #43
  • Wolverine Weapon X #8
  • X-Force #21 X-Force Cable Messiah War TP
  • X-Force Vol 3 Not Forgotten HC X-Men Forever #14
  • X-Men Legacy #231

FAQs

Q: What is Super Smash Bros.?
A: Super Smash Bros. is a popular multiplayer fighting game developed by Nintendo. It features characters from various Nintendo franchises and allows players to battle against each other using their favorite characters.

Q: What are Wii Points?
A: Wii Points are a virtual currency used on the Nintendo Wii console. They can be used to purchase games, applications, and other content from the Wii Shop Channel.

Q: Can I play Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo Wii?
A: Yes, Super Smash Bros. is available for download on the Nintendo Wii through the Virtual Console service.

Conclusion

As we wrap up an eventful year, Nintendo gives us a reason to celebrate with their 500th Wii download milestone. Super Smash Bros. is a nostalgic addition to their collection of classic games, along with a range of other exciting releases. Whether you’re a fan of fighting games or interested in exploring new gaming experiences, there’s something for everyone. Keep an eye out for more updates and releases from the world of gaming and entertainment.