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Yoshi's Cookie is a decent enough little puzzler and you could do a lot worse for 500 Wii Points. However, with the likes of Dr Mario coming to Wii Software soon it may be worth holding on for that, since it'll offer better puzzling action...
You can alter the speed at which new blocks arrive - although anything below the top speed is pretty turgid - and there's also a two-player versus mode. It never really set the puzzle game genre alight, but it still manages to exert some of that familiar hypnotic allure and keeps you playing longer than is strictly necessary.
Besides the main mode, there's not much else, really, just a two player versus mode. If you have some confidence in Nintendo, I would suggest waiting/hoping for the SNES version of the game to show up instead. Aside from obviously improved graphics (it uses some Super Mario World sprites and backgrounds in addition to new ones) and sound, it's got an added puzzle mode and some amusing cutscenes (the NES version also has cutscenes but they're pretty basic and very short).
Overall, Yoshi's Cookie is a fair and favorable puzzler that – while not a candidate for immediate recommendation – wouldn't be a waste of your Wii Points should you decide to spend 500 of them on it. It's one of Nintendo's more obscure puzzle designs, and it sets itself apart in that it's not a clone of the "falling block" style of Tetris like so many other puzzlers are. Give it a look if you're a fan of the genre looking for something that's just a bit different.