The simpler-games philosophy has proven to be a lucrative one. Nintendo recently reported operating income of 226 billion yen ($1.9 billion) for fiscal 2007, up 150 percent from 2006. Meanwhile, Sony's games division experienced a drop in operating income of more than 80 percent. Analyst firm iSuppli reported in November that Sony is taking a $250 loss on every PS3 sold.
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You know, that's something I didn't think about. The WII's games are less complex and easier graphics so that would cut down development costs, but they still would be able to charge $50 bucks for a game because that's the market standard.
And since the games require you to be active, you don't have to worry about somebody playing them for 6 hours a day 7 days a week.
Kyoto Heian wins! Edo loses. Hallelujah.
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