Here's a round-up of the key points made by Nintendo at todays conference in Japan. * Japanese launch date of December 2nd 2006. * Prices for Virtual console games will be 500 Yen ($4.25, £2.26) for NES, 800 Yen ($6.80, £3.61) for SNES and 1000 Yen ($8.50, £4.52) for N64. Bought by credit card or Wii ponts card. * 30 Nintendo games and 30 PC Engine/Megadrive (Turbo-Grafx/Genesis) games before end of year. Ten new virtual console games every month after that. * Official website http://www.wii.com is now Live and will be updated with new content as the shows progress. * The contents of the Wii package will include: Wii console Wii remote (w/ strap) nunchuck attachment Wii AC adaptor Wii A/V cable Wii console stand sensor bar + stand 2x AA batteries. * The price for the package will be 25,000 Yen ($212, £113) price inc tax. * The Wiimote seperately will cost 3,800 Yen ($32, £17) with the classic controller costing 1800 Yen ($15, £8) , and 1800 Yen ($15, £8) for the nunchuck attachment. * 16 titles from ten publishers will be available at lunch. The cost of the games will be 4,800 Yen ($40, £22) to 6,800 Yen ($58, £31). * The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will cost 6,800 Yen ($58, £31). * Wii Sports will not be a pack-in game, it will be bought seperately to the cost of 4,800 Yen ($40, £22) and include five sports games. * Japanese launch titles include: Lengend of Zelda: TP WarioWare Wii Sports "Your First Wii Games" Red Steel SD Gundam Revolution Tamagotchi, "Ennichi no Tastsujin" Trauma Center Elebits Necro-nesia Monkey Bal Pangya Golf Wing Island Kororinpa (Marble Madness-style game) Machariku Domino (a domino game) * 34 Playable games at the event. * Offiicial Wii website lists 24 Virtual Console publishers. * WiiConnect24 will feature a BBS-like message board system that can cross-post to and from cell phones, computers and other Wii consoles.