"And yes, they are failing in most territories. They are not growing their user-base - they are shrinking. That is a problem for any busy. "
That doesn't sound very reassuring for any Nintendo fan, But I'd believe it considering the circumstances.
"NX might change things around but who knows when that will be."
It will probably cater to casuals on a social networking platform, more than true fans. If that's the case, I'm out.
"As a long-time, die hard fan, I'm not sure I'll be along for the ride. Nintendo is just not a forward thinking company"
Blame a certain nice man who made bad decisions for that.
I am seriously considering jumping ship as well, taking my Amiibos with me to remember them by, in case the vessel starts taking on water enough to sink it.
It sure ain't what it used to be on different fronts, but was it due to bad handling, or a changing market and their stubbornness to find ways to change with it effectively without upsetting their core base?
They can turn it around, maybe, with Kimishima at the helm, but will his honor bound mindset to carry out the last pres. plan prevent him from doing so?