Somewhere in Mushroom Kingdom, Shigeru and Reggie are having a party that Freddie Mercury could only dream about. Dwarves dressed up as Mario, mushrooms being used in an entirely different context, and a bevvy of beauties resembling Princess Peach prancing around in pink satin frocks entertaining the punters with renditions of the Mario theme tune. P. Diddy, eat your heart out.
Yes, the Wii has sold 10.10 million units, so it’s Bollinger all ’round for the Ninty fanboys this week. Better crack open a bottle of Cristal too whilst at it, as Nintendo currently hold a 41.2% share of the worldwide gaming market, and is a slight 220,000 units away from knocking the Xbox 360 off its pedestal
No doubt Halo 3 on the 360 will boost their sales, but as a reader Joe pointed out recently in a comment on a previous post, Nintendo’s ‘Holy Trinity’ of games due to be released this year – Super Mario Galaxy, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption and Super Smash Bros. Brawl, should ensure they steal the crown without a doubt. After all – everyone and their gran wants a Wii, right? Right?
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