USA WiiWare Update: SPOGS Racing

A bit of a surprise this week as SPOGS Racing is up for grabs on WiiWare. This actually looks like it could be quite good fun if you like racing games. It doesn’t take itself too seriously from what we can tell. Comparisons to Mario Kart have even been made, so it has a lot to live up to! How will it fare we wonder?

Our review will be up within the next couple of days, so if you are on the fence then you can wait for our verdict. In the meantime, to find out more about the game check out our exclusive interview with D2C Games.

More from Nintendo’s Wii-kly update:

Nintendo adds new and classic games to the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time every Monday. This week’s new games are:

SPOGS Racing (D2C Games™, 1-2 players, Rated E for Everyone - Mild Cartoon Violence, 1,000 Wii Points): Coming at you full throttle is SPOGS Racing, an all-new racer from D2C Games featuring classic arcade racing, pick-up-and-play controls, all-new racing vehicles and Crash N’ Grab™ instant upgrades. Jump in, gear up and modify your ride on the fly as you compete head-to-head for a totally outrageous arcade racing experience on your Wii console. Whether you’re a casual gamer or hardcore racer, SPOGS Racing features fun for all and is a must-have download for your WiiWare digital game library.

In other news the Virtual Console gets a new Neo Geo game today in the shape of King of the Monsters. It was a pretty cool game at the time, if you like wrestling with monsters, but in retrospect it’s not as good to play now as it once was. King of the Monsters 2 holds up much better so it might be worth waiting to see if that pops up on VC instead.