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Motion-Sensing Devices Are No Threat To Wii

Nintendo says its worried by motion-sensing games hardware recently launched by rivals Microsoft and Sony.

Speaking at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) taking place in Los Angeles, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata told delegates that Nintendo does not need to come up with revolutionary updates for its Wii motion sensing gaming platform.

Iwata expressed his confidence in the Wii gaming platform, and assured the public that the console's dominance would not be threatened by likes of the Microsoft Kinect and Sony Move.

Iwata said he believed updating classic games like Metroid, Donkey Kong and Wii Party will suffice.

The Wii console itself, he maintained, was in no need of an update for the foreseeable fututre.

Iwata said: "I do not think that there is an immediate need to replace the Wii console. But of course, at some point in the future, the need will arise."

Iwata went on to say that Nintendo had to create its own market in order to make the product a success, so when the company decided to release a new console, they will be "able to create a very healthy environment for that platform."