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Wii Classic Game of the Week: Super Turrican

March is roaring in like a lion on the Virtual Console with this week's classic game release, SUPER TURRICAN.

Nintendo adds new games to the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. (PT) every Monday.

Wii owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points to download the games.

Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets.

This week's new game is SUPER TURRICAN: (Super NES, 1 player, Rated E 10+ for Everyone 10 and Older â Fantasy Violence, 800 Wii Points).

In SUPER TURRICAN,you are Bren McGuire, on a United Planets Freedom Forces mission to save the peaceful planet Katakis from the Machine, source of all that is cruel and evil in the universe. The only weapon on your side is the state-of-the-art Turrican Assault Suit.

Equipped with multiple weapons, including the incredible Freeze-Beam that temporarily immobilizes almost any enemy, the Turrican Assault Suit gives one man the power of an entire army.

Use the myriad weapons and powers at your disposal to fight through 12 increasingly insane levels, free the innocent residents of the planet Katakis and crush the oppressive Machine.