Would you buy a $99 Wii? Would you play it?

What if Nintendo slashed the price on its Wii by half? Would you buy one? Betters still, would you play it?

By Matt Peckham, PC World |  Personal Tech, Nintendo, video games

Drop the price on the Wii and you'll reinvigorate sales, it's practically a foregone conclusion. But if Nielsen's metered usage numbers are sound, and they're certainly the best I've seen, the Wii has A Brief History of Time's problem: Selling more of less, as in more of a product consumers are in reality spending less time with.

It's hard to say what the impact of that on the industry might be rolling forward, but customers that buy tons of something they end up hardly using probably aren't reliable customers the next time around.

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