As consumers gear up for the Christmas rush there have been reports of panic buying of Wii consoles.

Nintendo sold 350,000 Wii systems in the US during Thanksgiving week, along with 653,000 DS portables and a further 300,000 Wii consoles the week before.

But the consoles are reaching double the normal retail price on eBay.

Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo America, told Associated P...

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