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Nintendo announces reduction in Wii’s cost - from $249 to $199

Nintendo announces reduction in Wii’s cost - from $249 to $199

In an attempt to retain its position as the leading game-console seller in the US, Nintendo has announced a reduction in the price of its popular Wii console, thereby keeping pace with the recent price-reductions announced by rivals Microsoft and Sony.

Dearth of blockbuster games brings Nintendo profit down by 61%

Dearth of blockbuster games brings Nintendo profit down by 61%

Kyoto-based Nintendo Co Ltd reported a 61 percent fall in quarterly profit owing to slow demand for its Wii videogame and stronger yen.

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