What a delightful variety of games on the Japanese Virtual Console this Christmas week! Compare that to the American selection
, which is delightful but not at all varied. Japan has four new old games, from four different systems, in four different gameplay styles, including a shmup, a strategy game, a platformer, and a wrestling game -- and great
examples of all four genres!
WiiWare is also a treat this week, but one the rest of the world has already been served: LostWinds
, published in Japan by Square Enix