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Nintendo's Wii U console isn't selling as well as the company might have hoped, but luckily for Nintendo, it has other game systems that still garner plenty of interest. Among them is the original Wii, and in an effort to breathe new life into its last generation game system, Nintendo announced it will launch a Wii mini console on November 17 in the U.S. The Wii mini will debut at $99.99, thereby offering a "tremendous value for families" and an alternative for parents who may not want to spend hundreds of dollars more on a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One console this holiday shopping season. In addition... Read more...
The Wii U launched last week, to general acclaim and positive responses; Nintendo sold some 400,000 Wii U's in North America. That's not quite equal to the Wii, which moved over 600,000 units in 2006, but it puts the next-generation console well ahead of the PS3 and Xbox 360 when those consoles debuted. Nintendo is feeling pretty stoked about this, but the company's North American president, Reggie Fils-Aime, took a surprisingly arrogant tone regarding Sony and Microsoft. "In the end, our competitors need to react to what we're doing in the marketplace and need to figure out what their innovation... Read more...
As with any new console launch, the recently launched Wii U system is in short supply. It's shaping up to be this holiday season's hot item, but it might not be the only console Nintendo launches before the end of the year. Rumor has it there's a Wii Mini slated for a December launch. Citing a release schedule from a "major retailer," Nintendo World Reports says the Wii Mini will be released on December 7, 2012, though few details are known about the rumored refresh. Here's the internal ad the site was supposedly able to obtain: Introducing the Wii Mini! Coming Dec 7 2012! Wii Mini Console Compact... Read more...