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Dogasu's Backpack | Video Games | Wii Ware & Virtual Console

The Nintendo Wii enables players to connect their system to the Internet in order to access special downloadable content.  This content falls into two categories; Wii Ware, software created specifically for downloading, and Virtual Console games, which are faithful recreations of classic video games. 

Both types of downloadable games will be covered on this page.

Portables:  Game BoyGame Boy AdvanceNintendo DS | Nintendo 3DS
Home Consoles:  Nintendo 64 | GameCube | Wii | Wii U
Downloads:  Wii Ware & Virtual Console | Nintendo eShop | Wii U Downloads


Virtual Console Release

Pokemon Snap
(Pokémon Snap)

Japanese VC Release Date:  December 4th, 2007
American VC Release Date:  December 10th, 2007

Overview:  Pokemon Snap has players assuming the role of a young cameraman, Tohru, as he rides around on an automated cart, taking pictures of various pokemon.  The goal of the game is to capture the best pictures of pokemon, and after each stage your photos are evaluated by Orchid-Hakase.  As you progress through the game, opening up new stages and acquiring new items, you're able to uncover pokemon not present in the beginning stages.

Changes:  N/A

Trivia:  Instead of being able to print stickers of the photos taken in the game, players are able to send their images to the Wii's Message Board and share them with other players using the system's WiiConnect24 feature.  Only one photo may be sent each day.

Rougela's appearance in this game was edited to give her purple skin instead of black skin.

Wii Ware Release

Everyone's Pokemon Farm
(My Pokémon Ranch)

Japanese Release Date:  March 25th, 2008
American Release Date:  June 9th, 2008

Overview:  In Pokemon Farm Channel (often referred to as "Pokemon Farm" by fans), players are able to upload pokemon from their Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum games and have them interact with their Miis in a virtual pet-like environment.  Players will also be able to take snapshots of their pokemon and send them to their friends.

Changes:  An update to make the software compatible with Pocket Monsters Platinum was released in Japan, but so far this update has not been made available in any other country.

Trivia:  N/A

Wii Ware Release

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Japanese Release Date:  N/A
American Release Date:  May 5th, 2008

Overview:   In this Panel de Pon-inspired game, players line up like-colored blocks in an attempt to clear each stage.  The game features the video game debut of a number of characters (such as Ash, Tracey, and Richie) and has a soundtrack based on the 2BA Master CD.

Changes:  N/A

Trivia:  N/A

Virtual Console Release

Nintendo All-Stars!  The Big Fray - Smash Brothers
(ニ ンテンドーオールスター!大乱闘スマッシュブラザーズ)
(Super Smash Brothers)

Japanese Release Date:  January 20th, 2009
American Release Date:  December 21st, 2009

Overview:  Nintendo brings together an assortment of their greatest franchises to duke it out!  Characters in the Mario, Metroid, and Pokemon series (to name a few) battle one another in this hugely popular fighting game.

Changes:  N/A

Trivia:  The game was released on the Virtual Console a day shy of the game's tenth birthday.

Wii Ware Release

Melee!  Pokemon Scramble
(乱戦!ポケモンスクラ ンブル)
(Pokémon Rumble

Japanese Release Date:  June 16th, 2009
American Release Date:  Novemer 16th, 2009

Overview:   In Melee! Pokemon Scramble, players control wind-up toys of various pokemon in a free-for-all battle royal featuring dozens of participants.  An in-game Terminal allows players to recruit new pokemon, teach them new moves, save their pokemon to their Wii Remote, and participate in co-op battles with their friends. 

Changes:  N/A

Trivia:  The codes used to get pokemon in the Japanese version do not work in the English version and vice versa.

Wii Ware Release

Pokemon Mysterious Dungeon - Keep Going!  Blazing Adventure Squad &
Pokemon Mysterious Dungeon - Let's Go!  Stormy Adventure Squad! & Pokemon Mysterious Dungeon - Go For It!  Light Adventure Squad!
(ポケモン不思議のダンジョンすすめ!炎の冒険団 & ポケモン不思議のダンジョンいくぞ!嵐の冒険団 & ポケモン不思議のダンジョンめざせ!光の冒険団)

Japanese Release Date:  August 4th, 2009
American Release Date:  N/A

Overview:   Three new games in Chunsoft's Pokemon Mysterious Dungeon series make their way to Nintendo's WiiWare service!  While details are scarce at the moment, it can be assumed that these games will play very much like the other games in the series.

Changes:  N/A

Trivia:  N/A

Portables:  Game BoyGame Boy AdvanceNintendo DS | Nintendo 3DS
Home Consoles:  Nintendo 64 | GameCube | Wii | Wii U
Downloads:  Wii Ware & Virtual Console | Nintendo eShop | Wii U Downloads



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