1000 wii points: what to buy?

#1 Edited by Shadow (4988 posts) -

I haven't played with my Wii in over a year.  My game collection for the system has gone flaccid you might say.  Okay enough of that.  Anyway, I've been gifted 2000 Wii points in the agreement that I'd buy a certain thing.  I've bought it now and have 1000 left over.  I have absolutely no idea what's on the store so instead of sifting through the gigantic pile of feces that is the Wii store, I figured I'd ask: is there anything there worth picking up?

#2 Edited by iDarktread (1189 posts) -

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on the Virtual Console.  

@Shadow said:

" My game collection for the system has gone flaccid "

That will fix your problem, for sure.
#3 Posted by Shadow (4988 posts) -
@iDarktread: Nah, I still have that disc that came with Wind Waker so I can play it or Master Quest on the Wii anytime.
#4 Posted by JasonR86 (9726 posts) -
@Shadow: 
 
The first Lost Winds game (the second one is just ok) or Nyxquest are both really good WiiWare games and both cost 1000 Wii points.
#5 Posted by iDarktread (1189 posts) -
@Shadow: Yeah, I thought I'd recommend it just in case you missed it. 
 
BIT.TRIP FLUX is supposedly very good, and even though I haven't played it myself yet, I like that sort of game a lot. 
 
  
#6 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

I know a Podcast that can help you with that...Its soon to be pulling in at the station!
#7 Posted by mylifeforAiur (3489 posts) -

Drugs.

#8 Posted by Bribo (605 posts) -

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood.

#9 Posted by McGhee (6075 posts) -
@Hizang said:
" I know a Podcast that can help you with that...Its soon to be pulling in at the station! "
That's right, ask the NDX conductor, Jeff Gerstman. CHOOOO! CHOOOOOOO!
#10 Posted by Metric_Outlaw (1172 posts) -

Kirby Super Star

#11 Posted by DonPixel (2627 posts) -

buy a refund

#12 Posted by President_Barackbar (3474 posts) -

Ok, let's get it started on Wiiware- Heavy Fire: Black Arms from Teyon, 2 players 500 Wii points. 

Set out on a dangerous campaign in South America in a continuation of the popular shooter Heavy Fire: Special Operations. As a special forces recruit you will take part in the operation to stop an illegal arms trade. Heavy Fire brings players a classic arcade light-gun game, enhanced with stunning graphics and new exciting features.

Destroy the biggest weapon cartel, Fuerza de Voluntad, which is influential all over the continent. You can team up with a friend and experience an immersive co-op mode. Enjoy dynamic minute-to-minute gameplay in various weather conditions and settings in the heart of a jungle. Smash objects and interact with them, perform quick events and face your enemies with new powerful weapons. With plenty of weapon types and various vehicles at your disposal, put an end to the expansion of the paramilitary organization! Take full advantage of the Wii Remote controller and Wii Zapper accessory as the stakes are higher than ever!


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#13 Posted by lord_canti (1522 posts) -

paper mario is pritty worth it off the virtual console

#14 Posted by Eaxis (958 posts) -

You could buy Super Mario World(800points) if you didn't play it back in the day. But be aware,  you need the classic controller to play it.
#15 Posted by Mars_Cleric (1595 posts) -

well you could get Earthbound oh wait no you can't
#16 Posted by Kjellm87 (1722 posts) -

On the Wiiware side, Castlevania and Contra Rebirth is both pretty great

#17 Posted by JJWeatherman (14570 posts) -
@Shadow: Bit.Trip: Runner 
 
I looooove that game.
#18 Posted by Prims777 (30 posts) -

Majora's Mask, Super metroid or paper mario on the virtual console. There's also mega man 9 and 10.

#19 Edited by takua108 (1483 posts) -

I can't recommend Art Style: light trax enough, but I think I'm the only person in the world who really likes that game. Who knows, maybe you will, too!

#20 Posted by nindoten (44 posts) -

 you have a lot of chooses in wii VC,  it's depend in what you like. If I were you I would like to buy some old and awesome ones like  Super Mario Bros. 3. 

#21 Posted by Shadow (4988 posts) -
@President_Barackbar: 
 
Actually, those Heavy Fire games are the ones I was given the 2000 points for.
#22 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

Fuck this, just buy the original games and systems, done!
#23 Edited by MikkaQ (10344 posts) -

Try the Bit.Trip games, Cave Story, or your favorite N64 game.

#24 Posted by Shadow (4988 posts) -

I saw this and concluded that I had no choice in the matter. Thanks anyway for your suggestions, guys.   

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