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Posted in Wii with tags , , , , on May 10, 2008 by gamewhisperer

Nintendo gets ready to unleash its downloadable games service, is your fridge ready?

     In just a couple of days Nintendo will finally release its long awaited addition to the Wii Shop channel, it’s called WiiWare. WiiWare is a downloadable games service which provides games made specifically for the Wii system, unlike the already established “Virtual Console” which offers games from classic consoles instead. With the launch of WiiWare Nintendo seems to be trying to change the tides of the downloadable game market as many independent developers have come out to sing the praises of the service in comparison to competitors offerings like “Xbox live Arcade” (XBLA) or the “Playstation Network Store”. This seems to be a direct result of Nintendo trying to make it as easy as possible for small developers to get a chance to put their game on the service. 

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