05 May '11, 12am

Nintendo cuts prices for the Wii game system and several popular games

Nintendo cuts prices for the Wii game system and several popular games

Nintendo is dropping the price of its Wii game system by US$50 to US$150 (S$61 to S$185) and cutting the price of several popular games ahead of next year's launch of the successor to the console. -- PHOTO: AP NEW YORK - NINTENDO is dropping the price of its Wii game system by US$50 to US$150 (S$61 to S$185) and cutting the price of several popular games ahead of next year's launch of the successor to the console. Starting May 15, the newly priced Wii system will come in either black or white with a Mario Kart Wii game and a Wii Wheel accessory, replacing the previously included Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort games. The price cut - the second one since the Wii launched for US$250 in 2006 - comes less than a month after the Japanese company announced the console will have a successor next year. Nintendo Co said in late April it will show off a playable model of the new sy...

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