Not on like Donkey Kong

According to an image uploaded onto Twitter by Daan Koopman (@NintenDaan), Nintendo is to remove Donkey Kong Country and its SNES sequels from the European Wii Virtual Console this month, on 25th November.

The following games will be removed:

If these games are on your 'to buy' list, then we recommend you purchase them as soon as you can. It is puzzling, however, that Nintendo would pull the Donkey Kong Country trilogy from the Wii Shop Channel. Could there be internal conflicts between Nintendo and developers Rare? It might be absolutely nothing, but strange all the same.