VideoGamer.com's Neon Kelly looks at why the 3DS is struggling and why it's important Nintendo does things differently with the Wii U.
"Earlier this week Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata finally admitted what we've all known for some time now: that the 3DS launch was handled with all the care and foresight of a drunk nudist man-scaping his nether regions with a Black and Decker hedge-trimmer.
"We also must reflect on the fact that we were not able to launch Nintendo 3DS at a time when a sufficient number of strong software titles were ready," said Iwata, speaking at a shareholder meeting. "In order to avoid the same thing from happening to the Wii U, we are considering details, such as what software is suitable for the launch, more carefully than ever before."
Iwata is right to be concerned. When the 3DS was first revealed at E3 last year the response from the press and public was largely enthusiastic; now, some three and a half months after release, it feels as if that goodwill h...