The lights are on
Virtual Console games will be coming to the Wii U and the Nintendo eShop thanks to a forthcoming update.
The Virtual Console will launch after a spring update for the system, and it will feature an as-yet-unannounced selection of titles from the NES and SNES (it won't be the same selection currently available on the Wii Virtual Console). Game Boy Advance games will be added later on.
The prices for the titles will be the same as they were on the Wii, but if you already purchased them on that system, it will cost you $1 to get the "enhanced" Wii U version for NES titles, and $1.50 for SNES games from the Virtual Console on your Wii U.
Finally, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Famicom in Japan, Nintendo is putting one NES or SNES title on sale per month through July for 30 cents. Each game will be available at this price for 30 days, and the first one up is Balloon Fight.
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FINALLY Nintendo announced this! It's something that the Wii U definitely needs. It's kind of disappointing how it only has NES and SNES games when it gets released (I love games from those consoles, but I already have a ton of NES and SNES games from the Wii virtual console and 3DS Ambassador program), but i'm pretty excited for the Gameboy Advance games to come (even though they are more suited for the 3DS). The promotion is pretty sweet although i'm going to miss it (except for Donkey Kong). I really want F-Zero and Super Metroid! :'(
So its settled, I'm definately buying a Wii U soon. I'm thinking spring or summer.
2013 is starting to look very promising for Nintendo, even if the other consoles start to come out.
Yes!!!!!! I'd buy all my old NES games. I remember Donkey kong: country and others
uptil I saw the paycheck saying $6110, I didn't believe that...my... father in law really taking home money parttime at their laptop.. there uncles cousin had bean doing this 4 only about fourteen months and by now took care of the loans on there place and bourt a great Maserati. go to, http://www.bit90.com
30 cents?! WOW!!!!!!!! AMAZING!!!! Now do this for 3DS' Eshop...