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Virtual Console Games Coming to Wii Every Monday

| 17 Nov 2006 12:41

Nintendo has revealed that new Virtual Console games will be released every Monday from launch to the end of the year. The company has also dated the Forecast Channel and the News Channel.

Nintendo has announced that games for the NES, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Sega Genesis and TurboGrafx16 consoles will roll out every Monday over the Nintendo Wii network. On launch day, at least 12 titles will be available, including: Donkey Kong (NES), SimCity (SNES), Super Mario 64 (N64), Sonic the Hedgehog (Genesis) and Bomberman (TurboGrafx16). Depending on the game and the original system, titles will cost 500 to 1000 "Wii Points" to buy, with 2000 Wii points costing $20 US.

The Forecast channel, provided by Weathernews, will not be available until December 20th. The Associated Press supported Wii News Channel will launch on January 27, 2007.

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