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Nintendo shipped 3 million Wii U consoles in 2012

Nintendo has shipped 3 million Wii U consoles in 2012, and cut future sales estimates.

Pachter on Wii U supply vs demand

Michael Pachter gives his thoughts on why the Wii U is in stock in some places, while elsewhere it’s sold out.

Nintendo gets jacked: $2 million worth of Wii U’s stolen

7,000 Wii U Consoles stolen in Washington State

Pachter predicts the Wii U will get $50 price drop in 2013

In order to compete with next-gen consoles from Sony and Microsoft, Nintendo will slash the Wii U price by $50.

Atari founder is “baffled” by the Wii U

One of the pioneers of video games says that he’s baffled by the Wii U and thinks it might be the last Nintendo console.

Michael Pachter: Nintendo’s Wii U sales numbers are unreali...

Nintendo expects to sell 5.5 million Wii U consoles by March 2013, but analyst Michael Pachter believes this is unrealistic.

Nintendo will sell the Wii U at a loss

For the first time in history, Nintendo will be selling a home console at a loss

Pachter: Up to 1.5M Wii Us will be available in the US in 2012

Analyst Michael Pachter believes Nintendo will manufacture 3.6 million Wii Us in 2012, and up to 1.5 million will go to the US.

Wii U to feature region locking

Just like the original Wii and the 3DS, the Wii U console will be region locked, Nintendo has confirmed.

Analysts are unimpressed by Wii U’s pre-order sell outs

Despite selling out all over, business analysts are still not impressed with the Wii U.

Pachter: Nintendo has priced the Wii U too high for mass market

He believes Nintendo will limit Wii U manufacturing to 12 to 15 million units in the first year.

Tabloid newspaper lists 5 stupid reasons not to buy the Wii U

The stupidity continues. This time, UK tabloid The Sun joins the anti-Wii U bandwagon.

And the award for the dumbest anti Wii U statement goes to…

Idiot “columnist” says games shouldn’t pre-order the Wii U because the games cost $60.

Analyst: Wii U could sell 10 million units in first 14 months

Wii U will sell 10 million in the first 14 months, which will be half of what the original Wii sold.

Analyst: Wii U needs to be $300 to make a profit

Wii U needs to be $300 to be profitable, and $200 in order to sell well to the mainstream crowd, says analyst.

EA: we don’t make ports, Wii U games will be unique

Wii U is a “unique platform” says EA, and they don’t intend to simply make ports for the console.

Analyst: Nintendo will ship 4 million Wii U consoles to retail

Games analyst believes Nintendo will have a hard time convincing casual gamers to buy into the Wii U.