It’s difficult not to root for Nintendo. They introduce an innovative console for this generation’s cycle that struggles almost instantly after being released. Then, third-party publishers turn their backs on them as if they had some incurable disease. Nintendo is the epitome of an underdog in this console generation.
After two years of difficulties, the tides begin to change. Suddenly, Nintendo reported an $86 million profit for the second fiscal quarter of 2014 and Satoru Iwata triumphantly returns from his leave of absence after getting a tumor removed.
But these small victories are short lived once Iwata opens his mouth and explained why the U.S. and Europe have to wait for the New 3DS.