Rethinking a Wii Strategy

Some developers seem to be struggling to create games for Nintendo's popular platform. Should they reconsider strategy?

After reviewing the impressive August NPD results, a few things struck us. While the Wii was easily the top selling platform, the best selling Wii software was primarily from Nintendo itself. Boogie, a game that leading publisher Electronic Arts promoted as part of its new focus on the Wii and casual titles, essentially tanked, selling only 68,000 units for the month. The game scored a 59 on Metacritic and a 60% on GameRankings, and thus far has failed to make a real impact.

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