Nintendo certainly has room to feel comfortable, at least for now. In terms of units sold, the DS has been the most successful gaming system in history, and the iPhone and iPod touch aren't even primarily focused on gaming. If anything, Apple's success in gaming came almost accidentally; it's only relatively recently that Apple has been touting the iPod touch as a gaming device, and only after the success of the App Store did Apple even start to take portable gaming seriously. For many people, "Nintendo" remains synonymous with "video games" -- compared to Nintendo, Apple's only dipped its toe in the gaming waters. That said, the continued explosive growth of Apple's mobile device sales and the popularity of the App Store means Nintendo can't afford to rest on its laurels forever.
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