It's time to accept it, mobile gaming is here to stay and dedicated gaming handhelds are dying quickly. There's no real reason to create another handheld when there is so much more money to be made in the mobile sector. A Nintendo-branded Andriod tablet. How is that not a great idea? When Nintendo released the 3DS for $250 it was way too expensive for mass market adoption. They had to drop it down to $170 and take a loss. With tablets, people are buying them at $300, $400, even $500. Nintendo can still create all the same software for the tablet so it's not like people won't get to enjoy the same Nintendo games, nothing will have to change on that front. They'll have a ton more 3rd party support where they had basically none from Western publishers. This is the best way to get the kids interested in Nintendo again considering how much they play mobile games nowadays. And for all the purists out there Nintendo can always create a physical controller addon so they won't have to rely on a touch screen. I think this is the future.
Sigs are dumb. And so are you!