Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime - Nintendo of America, Bob Riha, Jr. Nintendo's Wii U saw plenty of excitement at E3. Lines at the company's booth for a few moments of hand-on time were five hours long, as people jockeyed to be among the first to tinker with the next-generation system.
But outside of the Los Angeles Convention Center, the attitude towards Nintendo's new machine was decidedly cooler -- and in the days following the show, things haven't warmed up at all.
The most common reaction to the Wii U has been confusion. Is it a new console? A tablet? Another handheld device for the company? And, seriously, is 'Wii U' really the name?
Shareholders sent the most direct message: they were disappointed. Since the companyRead More »from Nintendo facing Wii U backlash