Gamer.Blorge: Wii shortages may force consumers to buy PS3 or 360 instead

Gamer.Blorge aka Tech.Blorge reports that "the Nintendo Wii may soon be facing two huge problems: massive hardware shortages, with demand far outstripping supply; and a distinct lack of Triple A titles on the horizon." Gamer.Blorge uses selected quotes from Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime and Jupiter Research analyst Michael Gartenberg to support its prediction.

Gamer.Blorge again reminds readers that "Wii is underpowered compared to it's bigger, bolder rivals; with Nintendo relying on innovation over graphics this time around, but is that an ultimately short lived strategy?"

Gamer.Blorge further alleges that Nintendo could have a widespread problem with the company's "bury your head in the sand" attitude, as (allegedly) demonstrated by Managing Director of Nintendo Australia Rose Lappin's choice to "stay quiet about these issues, refusing to return journalists calls." [Notes: This allegation is unverified.]

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socomnick4490d ago

Thats exactly what happened to my aunt last Christmas he couldn't find a wii for my little cousin and instead got him a ps3. Lol my little cousin was pissed hes a big halo fan little guy's been bugging his mom for a 360 for this holiday now.

the worst4490d ago

after warhawk
next is socom

AngryTypingGuy4490d ago (Edited 4490d ago )

Socomnick just told a story of what happened to his cousin last Christmas. How can people disagree with what he said? It wasn't an opinion. Oh wait, I get it. You're mad because his cousin wanted a 360 instead of a PS3, so you disagreed with him. Babies.

Omegasyde4489d ago


If you mention the words PS3 or 360 its a 50/50 chance you will get a disagree.

You mention the Wii however and you start losing bubbles.

PimpHandHappy4490d ago

they can wait till the Wii is available!

Hey socomnick

Tell ur little cousin Socom is cooler then Halo! I think so


BIG494490d ago

Socom? Are you serious, that game is a pile of steamin crap

Ju4490d ago

Hey, if they like glossy shooters, wait for Haze and tell 'em they just misspelled the name.

Kokoro4490d ago (Edited 4490d ago )

there is little chance that they will come back for it, unless it;s a novelty item. adults are busy, and a game box, is a game box. they dont care which one they prefer, because they still can play games on it. and if they cant have it now, they might never have nothing at all

ATLRoAcH4490d ago

I got nintendo Wiis all sold out in stores.Wiis people Wiis only $600.

Evildoomnerd4490d ago

I never thought that was possible...Nintendo is a victim of its own success?

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