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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Thu 5 Oct 2017 - 17:16

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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Mon 9 Oct 2017 - 2:36

The more I remember that music the more I miss just browsing through the shop channel and then there's all the games I got to revisit because of it, one of my main memories of the Wii was booting that up for the first time to download Mario 64. Then there's all the classics that were new to me like Dynamite Headdy, Sin and Punishment and Super Mario RPG. Then there's WiiWare of course which had some wonderfully niche stuff, anyone remember Tomena Sanner or Let's Catch, those were the kind of thing I never expected to be playing on the Wii, bonkers.

Gonna boot it up again and see what I can pick up before it goes, never played Bonsai Barber for example, think I'll give that a whirl.
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Fri 2 Mar 2018 - 15:06

Today's the month!

Is there anything I should be looking to get on WiiWare before it's too late?

Bonsai Barber, You, Me & The Cubes, Tomena Sanner, MaBoShi: The Three Shape Arcade and Excitebike: World Challenge are my shouts. There's other quality stuff too, but those are five that I don't see coming anywhere else.
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Fri 2 Mar 2018 - 15:38

Didn't it have some good Konami (shudders) games as part of a rebirth series or something?
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Fri 2 Mar 2018 - 18:18

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth is a top game. I didn't play any of the other ReBirths... or, shamefully, any of the games on Cappa's list. Embarrassed

Shoutouts to the quirky And Yet It Moves and the exquisite Hydroventure. Thumbs Up!
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Wed 21 Mar 2018 - 13:07

I've never downloaded anything on the Wii and seeing this ending on the 26th is there anything I have to 100% download be it WiiWare or VC release not easily got otherwise?
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Wed 21 Mar 2018 - 13:37

"Didn't it have some good Konami (shudders) games as part of a rebirth series or something?"

Really though, those games I listed a few posts up, get those.
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Wed 21 Mar 2018 - 13:47

I'll have a look at those along with the Konami ones, just didn't know if there was a 10/10 BotW type deal to rush out and get.
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Wed 21 Mar 2018 - 13:52

Hydroventure is the only near unmissable game I can think of.
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Wed 21 Mar 2018 - 14:33

World of Goo was probably that 10/10 exclusive ten years ago, but not anymore. Hydroventure is probably unmissable, but I didn't play it enough to really say. Otherwise...what takes your fancy?

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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Wed 21 Mar 2018 - 18:06

Agreeing with Hydroventure. I genuinely can’t think of anything better on the service.
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Wed 21 Mar 2018 - 18:39

Can't see much from the VC front was thinking Rondo of Blood but got that on PSP, Orge Battle 64 from what I can see is on the Wii U VC. I'm guessing other Turbo Grafx games like Rondo might be worth a look but didn't a bunch come to Wii U recently.

Didn't hydroventure get a 3DS version or something? Anyway I've downloaded Castlevania, I had a look at some others you guys mentioned but seem pricey in 2018, surprised Nintendo didn't have a sale before the store shuts.

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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Wed 21 Mar 2018 - 18:47

Hydroventure had a sequel on 3DS, which was subtitled ‘Spin Cycle’. It wasn’t quite as good... although it was good. The original was a beautiful Metroidvania, but Spin Cycle had a level-based structure and subsequently didn’t feel quite as expansive and exciting. Castlevania The Adventure ReBirth is good fun.
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PostSubject: Re: Wii Shop Channel To Shut Up, Er, Shop   Sun 25 Mar 2018 - 10:36

I have tried to give this some thought, but... my opinion is that most of the good Wii games have since been ported to yer currently-available generation...
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