Admin: please delete thread as this was a duplicate created, in part, due to my error in posting from my mobile device.
What to do if you find yourself stuck with no hope of rescue:
Consider yourself lucky that life has been good to you so far. Alternatively, if life hasn't been good to you so far, which given your present circumstances seems to be more likely, consider yourself lucky that it won't be troubling you much longer...
-- Excerpt from the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
They made a ton of money selling to a certain audience. That audience has moved on to Apple so Nintendo needs to adjust. This is part of the adjustment. Adjustments aren't clean or easy but times like these are when guys like Iwata (and Hirai when he took over SCE) earn their pay.