Technology in School

Strong Nintendo Wii U Sales Underscore Engagement in Games

Nov 29, 2012

400K FROM NINTENDO: Gizmodo reports that Nintendo has pushed 400,000 Wii U units in its first week on the market, and another 300K of the original Wii consoles. By comparison, Xbox360 sold 270K units as October’s top console-seller. Black Friday numbers aside, the strong sales are a gentle reminder that while “there’s an app for that,” complex games and the consoles they’re played on still provide the most engaging digital learning experiences (for better or worse!).

Technology in School

Strong Nintendo Wii U Sales Underscore Engagement in Games

Nov 29, 2012

400K FROM NINTENDO: Gizmodo reports that Nintendo has pushed 400,000 Wii U units in its first week on the market, and another 300K of the original Wii consoles. By comparison, Xbox360 sold 270K units as October’s top console-seller. Black Friday numbers aside, the strong sales are a gentle reminder that while “there’s an app for that,” complex games and the consoles they’re played on still provide the most engaging digital learning experiences (for better or worse!).

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