Nintendo Switch goes live… sort of

Nintendo’s newest console/handheld gaming system Nintendo Switch was released last night for retail sale. People were lined up for hours before the midnight release in hopes of scoring the chance to pay $299.00 for a system. Nintendo’s website for buying a Switch has links to retailers: Amazon – Sold Out. They have a link to … Continue reading “Nintendo Switch goes live… sort of”

Why does Nintendo create artificial demand?

If you wanted to buy a Nintendo New 3DS XL this holiday season, you’ve probably noticed they’re hard to come by. That’s because Nintendo¬†of America artificially creates a higher demand for these hand-held game consoles by purposely not making enough to satisfy the demand. Why? How does this benefit Nintendo and its shareholders? I see … Continue reading “Why does Nintendo create artificial demand?”

Nintendo’s amiibo wave 4 hit stores today

Wave 4 of Nintendo’s amiibo figures hit retails today. You may see lines of eager gamers lined up outside your local Target in hopes of snagging an exclusive amiibo figure. Target is selling an exclusive Pok√©mon Jigglypuff figure today in their physical stores. The figure sells for $12.99 and will surely sell out in seconds. … Continue reading “Nintendo’s amiibo wave 4 hit stores today”