Nintendo announces plans to kick off Wii U Virtual Console, Miiverse Giancarlo Saldana January 23, 2013 Gaming News, Video Games Nintendo today announced plans to bring the Virtual Console to Wii U this Spring. Starting in April, users will be able to download SNES and NES games to their consoles. NES games will range from $4.99 – $5.99 and SNES games will be $7.99 – $8.99. Users, who have previously downloaded games to their Wii consoles and transferred them to their Wii U, can redownload NES games for $1 and SNES games for $1.50. These enhanced versions will offer Miiverse capabilities and the option to play them entirely on the GamePad. To celebrate the Famicon’s 30th anniversary, each month starting now through July Nintendo is offering selected Virtual Console games for just $.30. These include Balloon Fight in January, F-Zero in February, Punch Out! Featuring Mr. Dream in March, Kirby’s Adventure in April, Super Metroid in May, Yoshi in June, and Donkey Kong in July. Additionally, Nintendo announced two system updates coming this year to Wii U and Miiverse improving loading times and adding additional Miiverse community options. Miiverse will also soon be available via smartphones and PC. A dedicated Miiverse app is also planned, but no further details were given. More:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Logging In... Profile cancel Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Facebook or Name EmailNot published Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.