Not a ton of big name stuff this week, but an infamous little pen and paper time waster makes it’s way to the 3DS.

Sudoku by Nikoli comes to the portable from the company that gave the popular number puzzle its name. So if anybody could make a decent electronic edition, it’s probably them (him?). 

The Virtual Console (on the Wii, don’t get too excited) gets some love with a pair of releases from Sega’s Monster World series. Both Wonder Boy in Monster Land and Monster World IV make appearances straight from the classic Master System console. Congratulaaaaaaaaaations!




  • Paul’s Shooting Adventure 2 – $1.99/200 points — The Insectians have vowed revenge for their defeated ally – the Oceanians. Paul is once again summoned to fight an alien invasion force bent of retribution, but this time Paul is not alone. It’s up to Paul and his twin brother to use their combined powers and weapons obtained from the aliens to fight back and smash the Insectians.

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  • Wonder Boy in Monster Land – 900 points — The once-beautiful kingdom of Wonder Land has been thrown into chaos by a ferocious, fire-breathing dragon called MEKA dragon. The dragon and his monstrous henchmen conquer the peaceful world, turning it into Monster Land. Unable to defend themselves from the onslaught, the people cry out for a hero to save them. Wonder Boy sets out on and incredible journey across different environments and dungeons. He collects powerful weapons and spells to rid the land of the evil monsters and defeat the dragon! 
  • Monster World IV – 900 points — For the first time outside of Japan, experience the final chapter in the classic Monster World series! One day, a young, green-haired girl names Asha, hears spirits calling out for help. Upon hearing the spirits, she leaves her village and sets forth on a grand adventure into Monster World. One her journey, she comes across a small blue monster named Pepe and a magical Genie. Together they must fight through Monster Land to defeat evil and save the troubled Elemental Spirits.

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