Nintendo's senior managing director comments on Wii price

I'm more concerned about the launch date. I've heard everything from August to Thanksgiving to closer to right before xmas.
actually a lot of the launch games for wii have been slated for october, so it will b=probably be closer to thanksgiving.
the uk gov are a load of (words deleted not shure if i can sware on here) they will chare vat on top (+17.5%) and add some money to go in there bak pokets so where looking at about £150+