There's also some free entertainment to be found on the 3DS Nintendo Video service, where a 3D Kid Icarus anime is probably being delivered to you over SpotPass right this second.
Wii Virtual Console
- Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge (Neo Geo, 1-2 players, 900 Wii Points): 17 samurai types slash at each other.
- Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble (Sega, 1 player, $4.99): Pre-Sonic Cycle fun with Sonic and Tails.
- Shinobi (Sega, 1 player, $3.99): Joe Musashi must rescue his ninja friends from the evil ninjas who have captured them!
- Dragon Crystal (Sega, 1 player, $2.99): A turn-based RPG in randomly generated dungeons. Find the magic goblet!
- Pirates Assault (Circle Entertainment, 1 player, $1.99/200 DSi Points): "Tower" defense -- by "tower" we mean "treasure" and by "defense" we mean "hey, look, pirates."