USA VC Release: Super Turrican 2

Just one Virtual Console release this week, and it’s the second coming of everyone’s favourite death-dealing cyborg, Turrican. Based on the home computer original, Super Turrican 2 is a radically retooled sequel that takes advantage of the console’s unique capabilities. It retails for the usual 800 Wii points, so be sure to check it out should you be a fan of the first game.

Super Turrican 2 (Super NES, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone - Violence, 800 Wii Points): As the last survivor of the United Freedom Forces, it is your duty to destroy the Machine's forces that have devastated the galaxy. Fight through countless hordes of enemies using everything at your disposal. Use weapons and power-ups to fight back the tide of oncoming enemies. Use special abilities like the Energy Wheel and Cyberfist to find secret areas and score extra lives. When your lives and continues are gone, the mission ends. You are the galaxy's last hope. Are you up to the challenge?

You can check out our full review of Super Turrican 2 to see if this is an action title you'll want to add to your Virtual Console collection.

Should the action-packed adventures of a robotic super-soldier not be enough for you, then over at WiiWare World you can discover what other games have arrived on the Wii this week - namely Bomberman Blast and Nintendo’s Art Style: ORBIENT.