The Seattle PI has announced the official release date and price for the Nintendo Wii console based on an article from the New York Times. The Nintendo Wii will be released in North and South America for $250 on November 19th.

IGN also reports that tomorrow Nintendo should reveal that Nintendo plans to provide gamers with more than 25 new titles for the Nintendo Wii this year.

NYT states that every Nintendo Wii console will include Wii Sports and games are priced at $50 each. In addition to the 25+ games available at release 30 classic downloadable virtual console games should be available this year for $5-$10 a piece.

The Nintendo Wii also will include a feature to share digital photos via their television dubbed, “Photo Channel”. There will also be news and weather channels on the Nintendo Wii.