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WiiWare are downloadable games and applications for the Wii that can be found on the Wii Shop Channel. While many WiiWare channels such as the Check Mii Out Channel and the Everybody Votes Channel can be downloaded for free, WiiWare games can cost anywhere between 500 to 1,500 Wii Points. The WiiWare games can only be bought on the Wii Shop Channel.
Unlike Virtual Console games, WiiWare games are original titles, and can all be played using a Wii Remote, unlike many Virtual Console games which may require a Wii Classic Controller or a GameCube Controller. Currently, two Mario games have been released.
The Wii Shop Channel additionally features WiiWare demos, a selection of WiiWare games from the Wii Shop Channel that one can get a demo of for 0 Wii Points.
List of Mario WiiWare games