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EU Nintendo downloads: Adventure Island II

NES classic gives Wii Virtual Console fans something to get on with

Master Higgins is the star of Adventure Island 2, and the star of this week's EU Nintendo downloads arriving this Friday, April 15.

Adventure Island 2 is, for those of you who don't know, a wicked little platformer that sees Master Higgins bounding through a variety of environments including snow capped peaks, caves, caves and jungles on a quest to rescue his missus from The Evil Witch Doctor.

Here's the full list of downloads:

WiiWare
Where's Wally? Fantastic Journey 2, Ludia - 500 Wii Points

Continue the search for Wally and his friends in Where's Wally?Fantastic Journey 2. Based on the hit publishing series, Where's Wally?The Fantastic Journey 2 offers hide-and-seek puzzling fun, set in the magical worlds of The Nasty Nasties. Your journey will take you through such places as The Fighting Foresters and The Deep-Sea Divers on your search for hidden items. Adding another dimension to the game, you can either play solo or challenge friends. So get ready for a few surprises and friendly attempts at sabotage - all of which will serve to fuel the game's puzzling fun!

WiiWare Demo

Learning with the PooYoos: Episode 3, Lexis Numerique - Free

Virtual Console
Adventure Island II, HUDSON SOFT - 500 Wii Points

Master Higgins is back in the second instalment of the classic Adventure Island series. This time, the Evil Witch Doctor and his monsters have taken over the island and captured Higgins's sweetheart too. In order to save her, you must guide Higgins through eight island stages of increasing difficulty. Along the way, you'll encounter numerous enemies and obstacles, culminating in a battle that will test your abilities to their limits. As well as relying on your wits, Higgins can draw on the service of his trusty axe and enlist the help of four dinosaurs, each with different abilities to aid you on your journey across land, sea and even air. With the help of his companions, only Master Higgins can restore peace to the island and save the damsel in distress.

Nintendo DSiWare

Hellokids - Vol. 1: Coloring and Painting, BiP media - 200 Nintendo DSi Points

Hellokids - Vol. 1: Coloring and Painting enables you to create your own colourful drawings as well as draw over photos. With over 150 drawings across three levels of varying difficulty (which include a "color containment" assistant), Hellokids is a great way to develop your children's skills in a fun and engaging way. Furthermore, a 'Freehand Drawing' mode, with simple practical tools; several thicknesses of pen, automatic fill function, colour palette and decoration, offers hours of sketching fun to children and adults alike. You can even draw over a photo you have taken, or upload a photo from your Nintendo DSi album, to send to friends via Facebook!

Successfully Learning: English Year 2, Tivola - 500 Nintendo DSi Points

In Successfully Learning: English Year 2, your task is to complete a range of exciting exercises which will help you to learn English in a playful way. Along the way you'll be aided by a little vampire friend, Freddy,who will motivate you and offer helpful tips and advice.

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