EU WiiWare Update: My Pokémon Ranch and Pop
Posted by Marcel van Duyn
Continuing the trend of alternating VC and WiiWare weeks, this week, there are two new WiiWare games available in Europe.
Undoubtedly, My Pokémon Ranch will get more attention than the other title today. However, we wonder if this is fair at all, because in our opinion Ranch is rather disappointing. If you're an avid Pokémon player you will probably get some enjoyment out of the "game" as it acts as a sort of storage box for the critters, but there's not much else to be said about it really.
Pop was a WiiWare launch title in the USA, and took quite a while to finally come out here due to translations! Pop is an arcadey game where you pop bubbles. Of course it's not as simple as it sounds, as various types of bubbles and power-ups also come into play. There's also a multiplayer mode and an online leaderboard to see how you stack up against others. The game is surprisingly fun despite being so simple and comes highly recommended.
Following the new pattern, there are no new titles on the Virtual Console this week. Hopefully there will be five games again next week!