When Nintendo Switch came onto the market few imagined that it would become the fastest selling gaming console in the United States. Nintendo sold so many units so quickly that it has surmounted the record set by the previous gaming console. The Nintendo Switch sold more than 4.8 million consoles before the end of the first year. This record beats the sales record, previously held by Wii, by nearly one million units.
Switch enthusiasts are not shocked by the performance record of the console. Games like Breath of the Wild ,The Legend of Zelda have helped rocket the performance of an already popular console. Over half of all Switch owners have purchased the title, exclusive to the Switch console. Other exclusive games that have help bolster sales include "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" and Mario Odyssey. All the titles are owned by 50 percent or more of all Switch owners. This further supports the feeling that these exclusive games have done a lot to drive the popularity and sales of the device.
Super Mario Bros has to be one of the most classic video games in the world. Since it was introduced in the old version of the Nintendo game console, Super Mario never seems to lose its popularity. Even though now we have a plethora of more impressive video games from numerous video game developers, Super Mario Bros and its various versions are still in high demand in the market. Today, it is really glad to know that we are provided with more impressive Mario games. Not only that we can still play the 2D Super Mario games with the same classic background story, the game provider has also introduced Mario Kart with their latest racing versions.
Surprising analyst, Nintendo turned in a profit for the most recent quarter on Mario Kart 8 and Wii U sales. The release of the new game led to the purchase of the newer game console for consumers who had previously been reluctant to make the change. Analyst watching the company had expected a loss of 3.7 billion yen for the 2nd quarter. But the company announced a profit of 9.3 billion yen or 86 million US dollars.
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Every day hundreds of gadgets and gizmos are invented, but many fail to get past the testing phase or never quite make it to the market. For one reason or another they end up in the 'tech fails' bin never to be heard of or seen again...
Even the 'best' have tech fails! Let’s take a look at a handful of gadgets that never made it past the drawing board: