Wii Games Are Coming to the Wii U eShop

Wii games will be making their way to the Wii U eShop, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced during today's Nintendo Direct.

The first batch of confirmed games include Super Mario Galaxy 2Metroid Prime Trilogy, and Punch-Out!!


Super Mario Galaxy 2 will be available as soon as this morning's Nintendo Direct concludes. Meanwhile, Punch-Out!! is set to arrive next week on January 22, while Metroid Prime Trilogy launches on January 29. Each title will be priced at $19.99 but during their first week on the eShop they'll be available at half price.

More Wii games are inevitably on the way, so be sure to tell us which last-gen Nintendo titles you would like to see come to the console in the comments below.