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Can Mario and a price cut rescue the 3DS?

Nintendo 3DS’ stuttering start had many in the trade worried.

The handheld began life with a bang, shifting some 113,000 units in the UK in its opening weekend. That made it Nintendo UK’s most successful hardware launch.

But even that was below expectations for both Nintendo as a company and the wider trade.

Why? According to industry analysts there are three reasons:

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hamoor2203d ago

People just over-blowing the situation!
once a new slim model released+ a pokemon game made for 3ds then it sales will fly through the roof!

charmer2202d ago

first off 3ds never really needed rescue...with the games and price cut...it can sell like it was meant to...vita is already pushed back cause sony knows