Games that make you go Wii

Here's the Wii line-up that's going head-to-head with Microsoft this Christmas in the battle for gaming hearts and minds.A total of 23 titles have bee

Here's the Wii line-up that's going head-to-head with Microsoft this Christmas in the battle for gaming hearts and minds.A total of 23 titles have been confirmed for launch with three others scheduled to arrive soon after. Highlights include The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent. Expect prices between £34 and £39. The Tetris title is Wii Sports, which comes bundled with each machine and includes five games on one disc. Wii Play comes with the Wii Remote to show off its abilities.Back to basicsRetro fans will be pleased to hear that there'll be 31 Virtual Console games come next month. Of those, 16 will be Nintendo's own with Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario 64 among the headliners. The five PC engine games include Bomberman '93 and the Sega Mega Drive makes a comeback with Sonic the Hedgehog, über classic Altered Beast and eight other games. Games will be bought on an Xbox Live-esque points basis with credits available in stores. Prices work out at around £3.35 for a NES game, up to £6.70 for N64 packs.Continued...

...ContinuedCome January, Nintendo also promises us several new Wii titles with WarioWare: Smooth Moves set for launch and Excite Truck due the following month. We'll keep you posted on murmurings of any extra third-party titles.Those launch games in full:BarnyardBlazing Angels Squadrons of WW IICall of Duty 3Disney Pixar CarsFar Cry VengeanceGottlieb Pinball ClassicsGT Pro SeriesHappy FeetImpossible Mission (December)Leaderboard Golf (December)The Legend of Zelda : Twilight PrincessMadden NFL 07Marvel: Ultimate AllianceMonster 4x4 World CircuitNeed For SpeedOpen SeasonRampage: Total DestructionRayman Raving RabbidsRed SteelSpongebob Squarepants: Creature from the Krusty KrabSuper Fruit FallSuper Monkey Ball: Banana BlitzTennis Masters (December)Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double AgentTony Hawk's Downhill JamWii Play (included with Wii Remote)Wii Sports (with the console) Essentials

Nintendo Wii Price: £180 On sale: 8th DecemberContact: Nintendo Related stories: Official: Nintendo Wii arrives 8th December