One of the biggest questions regarding Nintendo's online strategy for the Wii U revolves around Virtual Console releases, and how they're going to be made available on the new platform.

Today's Nintendo Direct - which is focused on Wii U software and developments - could well be related to a Virtual Console announcement.

An eagle-eyed poster on NeoGAF has spotted "Wii U Virtual Console" in the source code for the UK Nintendo Direct site:

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GameCube games and Pokémon Mini are also mentioned - could they be on their way too? We'll find out later today.