Nintendo Slashes 3DS Price After Poor Sales

Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo has been the champion of portable gaming devices since putting the Game Boy in the world’s hands. Its newest handheld endeavor the Nintendo 3DS hasn’t been nearly as popular, falling very short of sales expections and selling only 4.32 million units. Consequently, Nintendo is lowering the price of the 3DS to $169.99 starting August 12th. The raging popularity of portable devices with app stores that grant access to thousands of cheap and free games, may be taking a hit on the world’s largest videogame maker. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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