"Nintendo should be thankful for the success of the 3DS," Parker said. "They have managed to turn that handheld around since its dark beginnings, and it has become quite a success for them."
"Whether it happens with Wii U remains to be seen," Molina added.
Again, it all comes back to games. But is it too late to get people's attention? Iwata says no, and is ready to back it up with action.
"Starting from this summer, Nintendo is preparing for a very strong first-party software line-up that people really want to try out. By selling the software, we'd like to expand the hardware sales of the Wii U system. That's our message."