Nintendo’s European Stars Catalogue has always been a bit of a farce when compared to the regularly updated Japanese equivalent. There you’ll find proper gifts to cherish, such as Nintendo playing cards, whereas Nintendo of Europe seem to think that downloadable t-shirt transfers are what all the cool kids want.
Things are about to change though: soon it’ll be possible to turn Stars into Wii Points to spend on Virtual Console games. Hopefully by the time it comes into effect there will be more Virtual Console games worth a download. Gunstar Heroes and ToeJam & Earl, perhaps.