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Yet another Wii game is making its way to the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe, and this time around it stars everyone’s favorite gassy, garlic eating, lethargic anti-hero: Wario!

That’s right, Wario Land: The Shake Dimension, known as Wario Land: Shake It! in the US, will be popping up in the European eShop this Thursday. The game was originally released in late 2008 and was developed by Good-Feel, who later went on to work with decidedly cuter protagonists with Kirby’s Epic Yarn and Yoshi’s Woolly World.


The most notable thing about The Shake Dimension is its incredibly fluid hand-drawn 2D animation, which still holds up today. The gameplay involves exploring levels for lost treasures and freeing a species of sprites called Merfles, with the ultimate goal taking down the nefarious Shake King and being rewarded with a bottomless coin sack.

Wario Land: The Shake Dimension will be available this Thursday in Europe!

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.