Despite a slowdown that has battered spending worldwide, Iwata said game purchases have held up, and actually grew over each of the last two years.
Nintendo has scored hits with easier-to-play games that attract newcomers to gaming, including the elderly. The DS comes with a touch panel, making it possible to play some games without complex button-pushing. The Wii has been a hit, partly because of its wand-like controller.
"It is more effective to work on how to become No. 1 on the wish list," Iwata said.
Nintendo: No price cut planned for Wii
Posted on Thursday, Apr 09 2009 @ 18:43 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck