Now you can stop whining -- after an excruciatingly long wait, the North American Virtual Console is finally getting Paper Mario (Nintendo 64, 1 player, 1,000 Wii Points). It will be joined by two games that it completely overshadows, Balloon Fight (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points) and Silent Debuggers (TurboGrafx-16, 1 player, 600 Wii Points).
While everyone will be fawning over the classic Nintendo 64 role-playing game, I'm having teary eyed memories over the NES Joust rip-off, Balloon Fight. You see, I actually lost my virginity listening to that game's music in the back of a '87 Ford Bronco. OK, that's not a true story, but I often wonder what that might have been like.
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Ready for a fantastical summer getaway? Instead of a travel agent, visit the Wii Shop Channel, where this week's new game offerings invite you to explore some exciting and highly unusual locales. Magical 3-D realms, balloon-filled skies and a perilous space station are just a few of the exotic destinations you'll find.
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