Nintendo's Satoru Iwata While the 3DS shot out of the gate at launch, the system lost its breath pretty quickly.
Nintendo has acknowledged that sales of its new portable gaming system have slowed down -- and it's not entirely sure why.
The best guess is that Nintendo has put so much emphasis on the system's glasses-free 3D tech that potential buyers aren't aware of the other things it has to offer, such as its StreetPass feature or augmented reality software. And with so many people still sitting on the fence about 3D, they don't see a reason to update their existing DS units.
"It is now clear that the combination of these new features is not necessarily easy-to-understand by just saying one word to those withoutRead More »from After strong start, the Nintendo 3DS stumbles