Nintendo recorded best holiday performance in video game history?

Forbes reports: “Let me put it this way: If Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata was a character in one of his own games, right now he’d be flashing colors, shooting fireballs from his fingers and flying around on magical wings. The dude is temporarily invincible. According to independent U.S. sales figures released by the NPD Group, Nintendo may have recorded ‘the most successful across-the-board holiday performance in U.S. videogame history.'”