Select GCN games being repackaged for Wii

Nintendo is bringing “enhanced GameCube software” to Wii.

The first games in Nintendo’s “Play on Wii Selection” will be Pikmin and Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat.

According to Nintendo President Satoru Iwata, the games will have additional Wii functionality. Both have Nov. 2008 releases in Japan.

Pikmin was originally released for GameCube in North America in Dec. 2001, and Jungle Beat followed in Mar. 2005. Nintendo has not yet revealed pricing details.