Nintendo Faces Wii U Shortage After U.S. Debut This Weekend

Nintendo Faces Wii U Shortage After U.S. Debut This Weekend

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Pressure is mounting on President Satoru Iwata to repeat the success of the Wii console after the 3DS handheld player failed to meet sales expectations in overseas markets, prompting the company to cut its profit goal by 70 percent last month.