“Many retailers are reporting some instances of higher demand for Wii in the New Year than they had experienced for launch last year as word of mouth and interest in Wii continues to spread and grow,” a Nintendo spokesperson told MCV.
"We're making constant and multiple deliveries to retailers across the UK to cope with the unprecedented demand for Wii highlighted by its record breaking UK launch,” added Nintendo’s spokesperson.
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It seems that once word of mouth has spread, everyone wants a Wii for themselves. Not only that but the Wii remote itself is a hot item since you can hack the controller to play World of Warcraft on your PC, or any PC game for that matter.