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If Sony And Microsoft Find Their Next-Gen Roles, Where Does That Leave Nintendo?

Wii U has been a game changer for Nintendo since its release, and not in a good way.

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miyamoto1680d ago (Edited 1680d ago )

i really wonder where all the profit from the Wii and DS went.... and they came up with the Wii U instead of a machine on par if not more powerful than PS4 also considering Nintendo, is bigger than Sony Computer Entertainment many times over and is as big as the whole Sony Corp.

like i said before Nintendo knew PS3 generation will last the whole 10 year life cycle and they wanted to capitalize on current multi-plat games until 2017. But the core gamers they sacrificed for the casuals to "expand the gaming market" aren't buying their kiddie image making the Wii lose momentum with the Wii U which eventually comes to an "empty victory" for Nintendo.

Also the issue with parents not buying violent games on their "family friendly platform" brand doesn't go well for Nintendo as it has established their identity as that for many years. Nintendo has dug itself too deep into this image.

Which solidify the conclusion that the Wii phenomenon was more of a stroke of luck at the right time at the right retail price rather than a calculated "Blue Ocean" success.

BullyMangler1680d ago (Edited 1680d ago )

aint it funny how with less power wiiU gonna smash ps4 and 720? . just look at wiener wii, less power than ps3 and 360 and it unintentionally demolished them, regarding sales and GAME-CHANGING gameplay no gimmicks< :/

Maddens Raiders1680d ago

nothing lasts forever. Sometimes when you do things just for the money it creates unintentional consequences for otherwise "established brands" or persons. We've seen that on many fronts this generation in the gaming world.

diepdiep1680d ago (Edited 1680d ago )

Again with the "Next-gen" stuff. It's about succession, NOT power. Otherwise, calling the Wii U current-gen would mean calling the Wii a "last gen" console.

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