If you prefer VC to WiiWare, why not just try and make the best of this week by trying out a game that was released a while ago but you didn't get yet?
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