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Namco Blames Wii for Arcade Closures 198

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the i-blame-canada dept.
milsoRgen noted a story about Namco Bandai is shuttering between 50 and 60 arcades in Japan and blaming the success of the Wii for the closures. "A lot of the types of games that people played at an arcade can now be done at home," said company spokesman Yuji Machida. To be fair they also blame the high cost of gasoline as well.

A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that works.