Nintendo keeps releasing Virtual Console games each and every week. Below is a summary for the new releases for the week of May 28.
Actraiser is a one player game that was first released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Now Nintendo Wii players can download this title for just 800 Wii points. According to Wikipedia, Actraiser was first released on the Super NES on December 16th, 1990. This game was released by Enix who was a famous RPG maker back in the days of the Super Nintendo.
The story revolves around a deity known as “The Master” who wants to take over the world. Another creature called the Tanzra, is the enemy of The Master. The six guardians of the Tanzra attacked The Master and The Master went back up into the sky to heal his injuries. He put a barricade around his sky palace and fell into a long deep sleep. While The Master was sleeping, Tanzra took the world and divided it into six parts. Each one of the six parts is ruled by one of the six guardians of Tanzra. Several hundreds of years have now passed. The Master now wakes up and the Actraiser adventure begins.
Nintendo was very strict on censorship when this game was released. The original characters were actually named God and Satan. Nintendo changed the names to The Master and Tanzra. According to Wikipedia the game was put into gamespot.com’s “Greatest Games of All Time” category.
Kid Chameleon was a Sega Genesis game and is for one or two players. This game will cost the player 800 Wii Points on the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console. According to Wikipedia the game was first released on May 28th, 1992 on the Sega Mega Drive and Genesis systems.
Kid Chameleon is a platform action game. The story of this game goes like this. A brand new VR arcade game has hit the town and every kid went and played it. Everything was going as usual in the town until kids started to vanish. Every kid that could not beat the game was kidnapped and taken inside the game. Now you must play as Kid Chameleon and go inside of the game, and rescue the missing kids.
Game players must find a flag in order to gain access to the next level. Kid Chameleon contains almost one hundred levels. The original game had no password or save file system. However, in the new Virtual Console version, players will be able to save their progress.
As players continue through the game, Kid Chameleon can change into other characters. Every character you get, can change and have different special powers with a different amount of hit points. The game features a huge amount of characters that vary the gameplay, different styles of levels throughout the game and most levels have different enemies to fight.
J.J. & Jeff
J.J. & Jeff, another Virtual Console video game, was first released on the TurboGrafx 16 portable game system in 1990. According to Wikipedia, this game is a side scrolling platform game. J.J. & Jeff is actually based on a TV show called FUN TV with Kato Chan and Ken Chan. This game is for one player and will cost 600 Wii Points to access on the Virtual Console.
Players can continue to fill up a life bar with food throughout the game to stay alive. There are a total of eight levels to finish. In every single level there is a hidden slot machine that can be discovered. Players will need to find money in the game in order to play a slot machine, if you can find one. As you play through the game you can defeat enemies by using “run”, “jump”, “kick, and “spray” abilities.
“Kid Chameleon (video game)” “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kid_Chameleon_%28video_game%29”
“J.J. & Jeff” “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J.J._%26_Jeff”
“The Nintendo Virtual Console Menu”