As hard as Nintendo is trying to quench the thirst of the market by upping its production of Wii consoles, things don't look good for the holiday season. If you have someone on your gift list that is asking for a Wii console, your best bet is to pretend you never knew them. Or, tell everyone you know one of their most intimate secrets in the hopes that they will no longer be your friend. It's the only way you're going to get out of the difficult task ahead of those brave enough to attempt picking one of the consoles up this season.
In proper spin fashion, Reggie is quick to claim that it isn't merely a production issue, but that the demand for the system is just ridiculously high. Regardless of how he spins it, we know it's a production issue. And, given that how hard it is to meet the demand, isn't it better for a company to not be able to keep up with demand than that of the demand being nowhere near the output of the company?