A senior Sony exec's comments regarding the PS Vita don't sound promising.
UpdatedNintendo is releasing a budget friendly gaming device that plays 3D and 3DS games (but has no 3D).
Sales of the PS Vita console in its homeland have increased four-fold since a recent 30 per cent price cut.
The Wii U had an impressive debut week, moving 400,000 units at retail in North America as it gears up for its European launch.
Nintendo may have the home field advantage when it comes to the popularity of its 3DS portable game system in Japan, but momentum is weak in the West.