Wii Shop Channel Holiday Treats

WiiFor a little extra treat this holiday season, Nintendo has announced the download lineups scheduled to hit the Wii Shop Channel this Christmas morning and New Year’s Day. On tap for Christmas are the original NES Super Mario Bros. (500 Wii Points), Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (SNES, 800 Wii Points), Super Castlevania IV (SNES, 800 Wii Points), Toe Jam & Earl (Sega Genesis, 800 Wii Points), and R-TYPE (TurboGrafx16, 800 Wii Points). Following up on January 1st will be Baseball (NES, 500 Wii Points) and Urban Champion (NES, 500 Wii Points). So if you get a Wii this Christmas you’ll have even more great classic games to choose from.

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