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This future contract pays 1 DKP for each 10,000 units of Wii (Wii) sold in the US in the retail month of June 2008 according to the NPD Group. This retail month runs from June 1, 2008 to July 5, 2008. This contract expires at 11:30 PM PST on July 16, 2008.

Nintendo: 3.2 Million Wiis Sold

Kotaku - January 25, 2007

Submitted by Bluerealm117 (509) at 4:36PM PST on January 25, 2007

Nintendo: 3.2 Million Wiis Sold
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Nintendo #1 in February, Wii Top Console 335,000 Units... - March 15, 2007

Submitted by zukaus (1) at 5:14PM PST on March 15, 2007

Nintendo #1 in February, Wii Top Console 335,000 Units Sold, DS Top Handheld 485,000 Units Sold
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Nintendo Could Control Over 50% of the Market

J. Brightman - May 29, 2007

Submitted by Tyrigo (601) at 11:38AM PST on May 29, 2007

Nintendo of America Vice President of Marketing George Harrison expects the current console lifecycle to extend beyond the traditional five years and he fully believes that Nintendo will be in complete control with potentially over 50 percent of the market. He also had some harsh words for Sony and Microsoft.
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Iwata: No Guarantee Wii Will Be in Stock This Holiday

edge-online - July 23, 2008

Submitted by tyrile (58) at 4:12AM PST on July 23, 2008

Nintendo’s global president and CEO Satoru Iwata has said that its market leading Wii console may be hard to find in the US this holiday season, despite the firm’s best efforts to ensure a steady supply of units to retail. “We are really intending to increase the shipments to the US, especially compared to last year," Iwata told Forbes.
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Solution For Wiimote Weakness? AILive LiveMove 2, MotionPlus

Gamasutra - August 1, 2008

Submitted by alexanderpas (574) at 3:19PM PST on August 1, 2008

Developing accurate motion tracking for the Wii Remote was in itself a challenge to many. The Wii Remote better lends itself to detecting larger movements, but MotionPlus is designed to enable recognition of more subtle ones - and LiveMove 2 takes advantage of this. The combination of the [hardware and software] expands the palette of what can be done with motion control," Yen said, adding that with LiveMove 2, it's now possible to incorporate full 1:1 tracking.
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