Five things Nintendo did right in 2006

Though not perfect, positive Wii buzz didn’t get to where it is today because a small nerd minority was anxiously rooting for the home console underdog (read: Nintendo). Cinderella stories wouldn’t work if “she” were ugly. In short and as most of you already appreciate, Nintendo did a lot of things right during 2006. Matt Elliott over at BE sums up the company’s strategic strengths rather eloquently: “It wasn’t until Nintendo stopped acting like they were a phenomenally successful company and started acting like a company in need of phenomenal success that they were able to make the moves that lead to the Wii.” Read on for five things Elliott thinks Nintendo did right last year.

[Thanks, Mini Me]