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December Wii sales held back by supply shortages

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While moving 2.15 million units in a single month is nothing to jeer at, analysts are expressing their disappointment in the December sales figures of the Nintendo Wii. Jesse Divnich from the Electronic Entertainment Design and Research firm calculates that over 4 million Wiis could have found themselves placed beneath trees or crudely tucked into stockings -- had "supply and demand been in equilibrium." He also praises Nintendo for almost singlehandedly protecting the industry from the full brunt of the recession at the end of the year -- a victory we usually credit to our soul-crushing addiction to video games.

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