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Nintendo Switch review: Revolutionary, but it still needs work

Engadget

There's a certain magic in the air ahead of a console launch. Unlike with phones and other gadgets, we don't see new game systems very often, so each new release feels momentous. That's particularly true for Nintendo, a company that's been striving to differentiate itself from its rivals. While Sony and Microsoft are pushing their consoles to be more like gaming PCs, Nintendo has focused on creating unique experiences that you can only get by buying one of its systems. The Switch has a lot riding on it.


Nintendo unveils Switch console

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Nintendo has unveiled a shape-shifting console that allows players to switch instantly between home and mobile gaming. Called Nintendo Switch, the new system connects to the TV when mounted in its dock – and when removed, it transitions to'portable mode' to be played through a handheld device. With removable'Joy-Con' controllers, it is capable of both single and multiplayer use whether you're playing at home or on-the-go. Nintendo has unveiled a shape-shifting console that allows players to switch instantly between home and mobile gaming. The console connects to the TV when mounted in its dock – and when removed, it transitions to'portable mode' to be played through a handheld device.


Nintendo Switch could be the most affordable console on the market: Rumours suggest it will cost just £180

Daily Mail - Science & tech

With the reveal of Nintendo's Switch console just days away, the firm has remained guarded on the device's details. But new rumours suggest it could be the most affordable console on the market. The reports indicate that the Nintendo Switch will cost around £180 ($220) - significantly cheaper than its rivals, including the Xbox One and Playstation 4. With the reveal of Nintendo's Switch console just days away, the firm has remained guarded on the device's details. The console connects to the TV when mounted in its dock – and when removed, it transitions to'portable mode' to be played through a handheld device. The Switch controller can be used much like a traditional Nintendo controller.


Nintendo Switch Killer Feature Isn't What You Think

Forbes - Tech

Nintendo Switch targets families with tablet console cross-over features and iconic gaming heroes. However, it's the best in class parental controls that make the Switch stand head and shoulders above Xbox and PlayStation for families. The device will offer a companion app that enables parents to set automatic daily time limits, restrict content and better understand how their children play games. It's a genuine game changer for screen time concerns and a great way to get parents playing more games with their children. Priced at $299.99 the Nintendo Switch pack includes the main tablet, a left and right pair of Joy-Con controllers and a dock to connect the tablet to a TV via an HDMI cable.


Be patient, console fans! Nintendo Switch launch date and games line-up won't be announced until January 2017

Daily Mail - Science & tech

President of Nintendo, Tatsumi Kimishima (pictured), said sampling events for media, partners, and consumers will take place in the US and Europe after the event. Nintendo has unveiled a shape-shifting console that allows players to switch instantly between home and mobile gaming. With removable'Joy-Con' controllers, it is capable of both single and multiplayer use whether you're playing at home or on-the-go The tablet-like console clicks into the Nintendo Switch Dock, connecting it to the TV. The video also shows how the console can be used for mobile gaming by simply lifting the device out of the dock (pictured left). For single player use, one person can play with a controller in each hand.