No word on a date for the system in Europe yet - But both games mentioned were already rated by the OFLC a few weeks ago, so it is to be expected that Europeans will be able to savour the system's delights around the same time as the US. The European game prices are, for now, unknown.
Drake is Mr Virtual Console, with more classic games rattling around his head than there are minutes in the day. CapnDrake
UPDATE: More sources step foward
Alternative approaches can keep the concept alive
56 degrees of separation
Perhaps a sign of things to come?
Will we ever see this classic in the west?
Controller Pak emulation seems to be the issue