Virtual Console Gets DS and Nintendo 64 Games

Wii U is going to get Nintendo DS games on the Virtual Console, as announced in today’s Nintendo Direct, along with Nintendo 64 games. DS games will use the Gamepad for their unique gameplay. N64 games will have custom game bindings and off-TV play, while already purchased Virtual Console games from your transferred Wii will be available at a discount.

Yoshi’s Island DS and Super Mario 64 are live right now for download, while upcoming games like Donkey Kong 64 and Paper Mario are announced to launch later.