Devil's in the detail
In yesterday's Nintendo Direct video, President Iwata went through a lot of waffle on the Miiverse - but alongside that was the announcement of Virtual Console coming to Wii U.
This revelation may have been inevitable, but at least we now have some concrete details. Virtual Console games will reach the Wii U soon after an important system update in Spring. The first selections will be from the NES and SNES consoles, with Game Boy Advance titles coming later on.
Rather than being direct copies, some extra development is going into these games. This means you will be able to:
Nintendo are also celebrating the Famicom's (also known as the NES) 30th anniversary by offering some games for just 30 cents. Each of these promotions will last 30 days.
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