Nintendo executives blame the slow sales of its premiere product for 3 years of financial losses.
Sony is poised to unveil the next PlayStation game console on Feb. 20, giving them a bit of a head start over Redmond based Microsoft’s expected announcement of an Xbox 360 successor in June.
U.S. retail sales of new video-game hardware, software and accessories fell 11 percent in November. But last month represented the smallest decrease so far this year, helped in part by the launch of Redmond based Nintendo’s new console, the Wii U.
It’s high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Seattle-based Amazon and Redmond-based Microsoft and Nintendo are all coming out with new and improved products just before the holidays. There’s probably something high tech on your wish list!
It’s only 90 days till Christmas, and for some its not too soon to think about what the kiddies will want for the holidays. And some are pretty retro!