"Hello, Internet. Welcome to GAME THEORY, where I spend more time looking at gaming industry statistics than a Tinder dater analyzing text messages."
|"The TRUTH Behind Nintendo's Amiibo Shortages"|
|Release date||April 17, 2016|
|Link||The TRUTH Behind Nintendo's Amiibo Shortages|
|GT Episode Guide|
| ← previous|
"Secrets of Dating! (Dating Sims' How to Win at Love Part 2)"
| next →|
"My Reaction to the Fine Bros React World Controversy"
|Game Theorists Video Guide|
If you keep up with gaming news, then over the last two years, no doubt you've heard about the infamous Amiibo shortages, where Nintendo has failed to supply the US with enough Amiibo to meet the fan demand. But is it really a supply issue or does Nintendo have other plans? How are Europe and Japan able to have enough Amiibo but not the US? And Nintendo has historically had a pattern of creating shortages in the United States. Today, I'm looking at the economics of the Amiibo shortages to see what's really going on here.
- Stephanie's father, Roy Cordato, who has been teaching economics for roughly 30 years, helped MatPat with this episode.