"People sort of picked on us for not prematurely jumping into online or Internet gaming," he mused, going on to point out that now the company has more to offer besides online gaming. Harrison then confirmed that past-gen, Nintendo-created titles will indeed be downloadable for free.
This is a fantastic thing. Those in the emulation community will especially appreciate this. Although the full details are yet to surface, such as what games are considered classic (NES vs SNES, et cetera) and how many / what games will be provided, the fact that it is happening alone is exciting. There is a blurb here, which links to the full article discussing this here. Old and new gamers alike will love this. I have not purchased a console since the SNES, but this has definitely made me consider getting one of these.