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Iwata: Expect more Wiis in stores this month

The whole text of Nintendo's financial results briefing is worth reading (and would be mandatory if we could assign homework), but we'd especially like to point out this quote from Satoru Iwata: "As this month's production will be sold in the worldwide markets by the end of the next month, a small...

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Nintendo decides to make some more Wiis

Not sure if you guys have heard about this, since it doesn't really get much press, but apparently it's been hard to purchase Wii systems in stores. We know-- we're surprised too, but it seems that Nintendo's supply hasn't been sufficient to meet demand. In a statement given to GamesIndustry.biz, a...

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Foxconn production: Not enough for Wii, plenty for PS3?

Taiwan's DigiTimes is reporting today that Foxconn Precision Components is set to "begin volume production of PS3 in the second half of 2007 in order to meet strong demand in the upcoming peak season." Foxconn, Foxconn ... why does that name sound so familiar? Oh yeah, they're the company that...

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Nintendo searching for more Wii manufacturers

Nintendo has struggled to meet the Wii's demand in every region, so much so that retailers have accused the company of planning "strategic shortages." Four months after the console's initial release, it's still unlikely that you'll be able to find a Wii on store shelves. Up until now, Foxconn...

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Steamy action as Wii & Zelda get ready to ship

Wii production facilities and employees are in full swing, packaging up what could be your preorder right before your very eyes. Reader CluelessJoe hit us up with some sweet b-roll footage, and we added a bit of a soundtrack to help spice things up, otherwise they would look like mindless drones...

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All kinds of crazy Wii production

According to some silly subscription-only news service (briefing.com, for the unabashedly curious), Nintendo has completed production of some 2 million units in Q3 alone. Nintendo, remember, had only promised 4 million by the end of the calendar year, and 6 million by fiscal year's end (March 31st)....

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Wii production exceeding expectations

Briefing.com reports (subscription only) that, according to UBS, 2 million Wii consoles were completed in Q3 (July-September) to support Nintendo's upcoming Q406 global console launch, beginning November 19th in North America. In addition, "at least 7 mln and potentially as high as 9 mln more units...

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Broadway chip production well underway since July

IBM announced that their custom-designed Broadway chip for the Nintendo Wii has been sitting in Nintendo's hands since July, resting ever-so-silently, poised to strike like a Puma silently stalking its prey. Ron Martino, director of IBM Technology Collaboration Solutions, commented that production...

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Nintendo says Wii production going smoothly

Earlier this week, rumors started cropping up about possible delays in the production of the Wiimote. Yeah, we know. When those little scamps get together, they're worse than a sewing circle. But Nintendo took the time to answer this one. "The reports are entirely rumour and speculation," a rep told...

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New PSP in production?

An article featured on a Chinese gaming website details how a production company is working on a revised PSP. We've heard the rumors for a long time now, but Sony keeps on denying them. It would be great to see if Sony was simply bluffing... but alas, I don't read the language! So, if any of you...

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