Nintendo Could Take Hit On New DS System

The two-screen Nintendo DS console is unlikely to be as profitable from the outset as the Game Boy Advance was, company president Satoru Iwata has warned, with the complex design of the handheld presenting both financial and supply problems.

Speaking with news agency Reuters, Iwata-san said that the use of two screens in the system was presenting a challenge to LCD panel supplier Sharp, prompting fears that there may be a shortage of DS hardware at its launch later this year.


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