It seems really simple. Take money from consumers. Bring it to bank. Make money.
In Animal Crossing, it seems really simple. You go out, you catch some bugs, you make money. You dig some fossils, you make some money. You get a t-shirt from your friend? You make some money.
So why doesn't Nintendo get it? Give us a Pokemon game for consoles. I'm not talking about Pokemon Stadium. If Pokemon Stadium ever got too good, kids would stop playing the portable games. I understand that.
Super Smash Bros. is arguably the most popular Nintendo franchise. Kids love beating things up. Fact. Competitive multiplayer games? It's like candy to them. Make a Pokemon fighting game. Have the ability to upload 3DS game stats to your characters in-game (you'd still have to unlock them in the console version).