Happy E3 2010 week! Quite a bit of casual stuff once again but Natsume's NES ninja adventure will appeal to the hardcore crowd. PopCap's addictive jewel wonder makes it to WiiWare while DSi owners can make some music, get another storybook for the wee ones, or see how fast they can button mash.
Shadow of the Ninja tasks two ninjas to assassinate an emperor who has gone mad with power. Two players can play together as they take on the emperor's forces with a variety of physical abilities and weapons but must take care not to damage themselves or their weapons will get weaker. Add this to your VC library for 500 Wii Points.
Bejeweled 2 is a port of the popular gem-matching game where players must match three gems in a row to make them disappear. Increase your score as high as you can in Classic, race through stages in Action, and solve some tough arrangements in Puzzle Mode. PopCap's little shiny wonder is worth 1,000 Wii Points.
Arcade Sports features Air Hockey, Bowling, Pool, and Snooker for up to two players to challenge against each other with. 800 Wii Points starts off the competition.
Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville has an odd premise for a game: find items from yard sales and use them to decorate your house to win a neighborhood competition. Players are free to work at their own pace or against the clock. Bargain hunting deserves a bargain price of 500 Wii Points.
A Kappa's Trail is a series of minigames based on the mythical animal of Japanese folklore. Help the kappa survive as it goes down Kappa Trail then chill out with unlockable art and music. Go on an adventure for 500 DSi Points.
Telegraph Crosswords features 500 crossword puzzles made to be solved quickly, using cryptic hints, or just with some general knowledge. Hints, auto-save, and a Hall of Fame keep things convenient and competitive. Surely to keep you guessing for 500 DSi Points.
16 Shot! SHOOTING WATCH is a silly little app based on how fast you can press buttons. The concept is actually based on a Hudson employee named Takahashi Meijin ("Master Higgins" as he was known outside of Japan) who could press a button on an NES controller 16 times per second, making for some amazing shooter runs. See if you can beat the master for 200 DSi Points.
Music On: Electronic Keyboard lets you create music with a keyboard. Features available include automatic accompaniment function with chord recognition, eight user-defined chords, independent drum, bass, and chorus, pitch-bend, 16 instruments, and much more. 200 DSi Points offers quite a lot for very little.
Flips: Silent But Deadly is the latest entry in the interactive storybook series for DSiWare. A teacher comes in to class acting strangely and three students take it upon themselves to figure out what's wrong, only to find out a plot that threatens their entire school. Continue to keep your kids entertained for 500 DSi Points.
This week's "Big Name Game" for WarioWare: D.I.Y. is by EnjoyUp Games. Their microgame is based on their Chronos Twins title.