According to Nielsen/NetRatings, a major Internet media and market research firm, Nintendo.com has seen a 91% increase in its unique visitors over the last year. While itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s impossible to say this is all purely fueled by the Wiis popularity, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s probably safe to assume that most of it is.
MicrosoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Xbox.com site also saw a huge surge in traffic (probably due to the red ring of death) while SonyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Playstation.com actually saw a decrease. I wonder if all this traffic to Nintendo.com is really fueled by people interested in Wii and Nintendo information or just a bunch of desperate gamers trying to get their hands on a pair of component cables and an extra Wiimote!
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