News: Along with Wonder Boy III on the Wii and Master of Illusion Express on the DSi.
Master of Illusion Express: Deep Psyche
It's Monday, so Nintendo has updated the DSi Shop and the Wii Shop with a quartet of new games.
For their handheld service, Nintendo is serving up Dr. Mario Express, a portable version of the puzzle classic, and Master of Illusion Express: Deep Psyche, another mini-helping of their Master of Illusion series.
The Wii Shop will receive two titles, one a WiiWare game and one a Virtual Console game. First up, Square-Enix has released a new Final Fantasy-flavored "tower defense" game dubbed Crystal Defenders R1 for 800 Wii Points. Secondly, Sega is bringing the Genesis platformer Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair to the Virtual Console for 900 Wii Points.
For more on all four of these titles, see below:
Dr. Mario Express (Nintendo, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone, 500 Nintendo DSi Points): Mario once again dons his stethoscope to battle the forces of illness in this downloadable version of the classic puzzle game. Use vitamins to eliminate viruses in Classic mode, or play against a computer opponent in Vs. CPU mode. Make an appointment with Dr. Mario today.
(Nintendo, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone, 200 Nintendo DSi Points): Master of Illusion Express titles offer mind-bending magic tricks pulled from the popular Nintendo DS game. Learn the illusions, practice up and amaze your friends. Master of Illusion Express: Deep Psyche asks a series of pointed questions and reveals a startling truth.
Crystal Defenders R1
(Square-Enix, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone ? Mild Fantasy Violence, 800 Wii Points): In Crystal Defenders R1, you must deploy various units such as Soldiers and Black Mages to stop wave after wave of encroaching monsters from escaping the area with your party's crystals. There are many different types of units to choose from, some specializing in powerful short-range attacks, some wielding far-reaching magicks, and still others equipped with bows that enable them to bring down aerial foes. Deploy units in strategic locations to take full advantage of their traits. Each time an enemy breaches your defenses and reaches a map's exit, your party will lose crystals. When all your crystals are gone, the game is over. Crystal Defenders R1 comes complete with a plethora of exciting stages, each varying in layout and difficulty. Can you defend them all without losing a single crystal?
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair
(Sega Genesis, 1-2 players, Rated E for Everyone ? Mild Cartoon Violence, 900 Wii Points): The once-quiet town of Xenobia is under attack from fierce and gruesome monsters. As Leo, it's up to you to save Xenobia from danger as you navigate through a series of worlds in a race against time. Use your sword and jumping abilities to battle foes. Watch for power-ups that will increase your health and add to the amount of time you have to complete your missions. Go it alone or play co-op with a friend who can take the role of Priscilla. Do you have what it takes to save the world?