Shelf space is squeezed as the ‘crazy’ Nintendo release line-up forces UK games trade to be more discerning

A slew of Wii and DS software will fail to make it to store shelves as retailers are forced to be more selective with the games they stock, MCV can reveal.

The news follows a Christmas that featured an unprecedented amount of new software for all formats, with publishers moving certain titles out of the key Q4 period in order to secure better exposure at retail.