Don't write off Nintendo's (NASDAQOTH:NTDOY) chances for a strong holiday season just yet. Yes, even with a year's head start, the company's next-generation Wii U has been badly trailing sales of current-gen consoles from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Sony (NYSE:SNE). But that could be set to change soon.

In the video below, Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos argues that new sales figures point to a potential recovery for the beleaguered video game maker, as Nintendo readies a strong slate of first-party games for release in the months ahead.

Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.