Nintendo Warns of Continuing Wii Shortage
Shoppers looking to purchase the popular Nintendo Wii for this year’s holiday season may be disappointed, after comments by Nintendo’s American chief Wednesday.
According to Reuters, Reggie Fils-Aimee, the president of Nintendo of America, stated that the shortage of Wii consoles is likely to continue indefinitely. However, he also said that 100 new titles will be available on the system by the holiday season. Those games include the 2008 version of the popular “Madden” football game, which is coming to the Wii for the first time in August.
Fils-Aimee’s comments came during his speech at the E3 Media and Business Summit in Santa Monica, Calif., this week. Also on the way from Nintendo is “Wii Fit,” a game that encourages exercise. (As chronicled on our sister site E-Gear.com earlier this year, Philadelphia’s Mickey DeLorenzo had a similar idea already.)