Nintendo Co. is trying to modify its game consoles so customers
can use smartphone applications on them as it searches for a way
to return to profitability, company sources said.
The game console and software maker has offered professional-use
conversion software to application developers so they can produce
smartphone games that can be played on Wii U, a struggling home
video game console that helped widen the firm’s operating loss in
They’re on the right road, but driving in the wrong direction.