Great reading on the whole Nintendo crisis issue just about every gaming journalist (or in some cases, ‘journalists’) loves to write about.
This is one of the few articles though that provides a more intelligent critique of the situation and understands what Nintendo’s primary competitive advantage actually is.
In a nutshell, the unique combination of hardware and software that has driven it’s business since the NES.
Everyone calling for Nintendo to become a 3rd party developer fundamentally misunderstands that point.
Hypercritical: Nintendo in Crisis. 2/9/2013