"Less is more" comes to consoles
Businessweek has a good article on Nintendo's strategy with the (poorly named) Wii.
Killer processing power, high-definition graphics, WiFi connectivity, massive storage capacity—when it comes to game consoles, the presumption has always been the more functionality and speed, the better. Well, Nintendo (NTDOY) will launch its next-gen game machine called the Wii in the U.S. on Nov. 19, followed by Japan and Europe in early December. And the Kyoto-based company is making a huge strategic bet that "less is more" in the global game-console market.