September 24, 2001
Nintendo: Stores want more GameCubes
Author: JT Smith
Microsoft's Xbox may be dead before it even hits store shelves. With a debut rescheduled to November 15 and less than promising availability numbers at that time, stores desperate for a holiday blockbuster product have turned to a video gaming veteran for help. Wal-Mart and other U.S. retail chains have asked Nintendo to increase shipments of its forthcoming GameCube console to offset the delay and restricted inventory of the new Microsoft hardware. Read the Reuters blurb.