Well, besides the fact that Wii sales are on a downward slide, Wii games don't look good on HD televisions and the console is starting to show its age. Besides all that, there must be a reason.
"It's become hard for software makers to surprise customers with the current Wii," Nintendo honcho president recently told a group of investors. While I thought the console was all about good games, apparently, it was all about surprises.
Iwata also said that the Kyoto-based game maker wanted a "new approach" with its Wii successor.