Nintendo is hoping its new Wii U console will catapult it back to pole position in the video game sector, but analysts are divided on whether the Japanese gaming titan can reboot its fading glory.
A customer is seen walking past a console display (R) after purchasing Japanese electronics titan Nintendo's new videogame console Wii U at a shop in Tokyo, on December 8. Nintendo released the new console in Japan on December 8 and is hoping for a repeat of the runaway success it had with original Wii consoles, which lured legions of 'casual gamers' into the videogame world.
Last month, Nintendo released the long-awaited follow-up to its hugely successful Wii in the lucrative US market, selling an eye-popping 400,000 units in the first week alone as fans cleared store shelves.
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