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2014年1月20日月曜日

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Nintendo Sees Loss on Dismal Wii U Sales Videogame Console Maker Struggles Against Mobile Competition http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303465004579325760899958956 Analysts, investors and Nintendo's many game fans have been clamoring for some kind of change in the company's strategy. Suggestions include releasing some of the company's popular game franchises, such as "Super Mario Bros." and "The Legend of Zelda," on mobile devices. Some have also suggested experimenting more with online free-to-play formats. Nintendo has refused to release its own branded games to other platforms, arguing that its success depends on keeping alive the player experience on its own dedicated hardware. Some industry experts are skeptical that Nintendo will change, pointing out that the company has a history of going its own way, and not listening to outside advice. "I hate to say this, but Nintendo is out of touch," said Yoshihisa Toyosaki, president of Tokyo-based information-technology consulting firm Architect Grand Design Inc. "It has a chance to change course, but I doubt it's going to take it."