Everyone who follows video games knows the story of Nintendo 3DS by now. The ambitious handheld sold great on day one with lots of people interested in checking out that fancy new stereoscopic 3D, but after the initial surge, sales were abysmal for months. In order to spark sales before the holidays, Nintendo slashed the price by $80. That, coupled with some hits games like Mario Kart 7, sparked a turnaround, and 3DS started selling like wildfire.
Unfortunately for Nintendo, sales have slowed again, and pretty dramatically. 3DS was expected to sell 18 million units win 2013, but only sold 12 million, and sales have declined further in 2014. As of the latest update, 3DS is now selling slower in the US than PSP, DS, Game Boy Advance, and Game Boy Color. Hit the jump for the breakdown.