Nintendo apparently disappointing with WiiU sales is exploring the possibility of porting titles to IOS and Android to compete with the growing mobile games market and shift of gamers from the console back to open platforms. Browser and mobile OS support of GPU hardware certainly makes it possible.
From Bloomberg Financial News 1/17:
“We are thinking about a new business structure,” Iwata said at a press conference yesterday in Osaka, Japan. “Given the expansion of smart devices, we are naturally studying how smart devices can be used to grow the game-player business. It’s not as simple as enabling Mario to move on a smartphone.”