Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Dec 2013 11:44 UTC

Not only did the PlayStation 4 outsell the Xbox One in its first weekend by about 100000 units in the UK, it completely obliterated the Wii U.

The numbers are even bleaker for Nintendo - its year of Wii U sales have now been trounced in a weekend by both next-gen machines. More people bought a PS4 and a copy of Knack over the weekend than bought a Wii U at any point over the past year and new release Super Mario 3D World.

If not even a Mario game can save a Nintendo console, you know something's up. People, Nintendo is in deep, deep trouble.

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RE[2]: Nintendo
by SitrucKram on Mon 2nd Dec 2013 15:03 UTC in reply to "RE: Nintendo"
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I agree on each point. Some of the JRPG's on the Wii made the system worth having (last story, Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of The New World). However, it just irritates me that each iteration of their consoles since the Gamecube makes certain critical aspects look like a gimmick. I care about as much as having a tablet and motion controls for a controller as much as I care for teaching a goldfish Korean. Again, I think these are cool, but not really groundbreaking, or worthwhile.

I wish for more GOOD exclusive games to come to Nintendo consoles. Their handheld market has always been solid, but I can't hook those systems up to my 60in LCD.

Nintendo, stop taking risks with your hardware, and start taking risks with a new IP/franchise. Attract people to your console. Most people don't care about mind-bending new controllers as much as having good games.

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