1-2-Switch

1-2-Switch
Release Date: 3rd March 2017
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo

A new console from Nintendo means new gimmicks to play around with, and what better way to experience all the ‘new’ than with a mini-game compilation showcasing all these features? The Wii had Wii Sports as a pack-in to bring forth the future that was motion control, the Wii U had Nintendo Land as a pack-in to sell (at least try to) asymmetrical gaming, and now 1-2-Switch is set to do the same for the Switch. Sold separately.  Continue reading

Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the latest from Nintendo, coming only four years after the Wii U, and this time offering a concept everyone can get behind. Play it at home, play it on the go, it’s the Switch! Much better than play some games with a tablet controller you can’t take out of the room, or even your old Wiimotes, it’s the um… Wii… U, a new console, really! I love my U, but that’s how it goes, and so, it’s time to switch things up with clear goals and no more lows. Continue reading

Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons

Put the straps on the wrong way at your own peril!

The Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons are the new controllers for the Switch, the ones which come in the box, come in various colours, and will be the main mode of control throughout the consoles life. You can go ‘pro’ with the Pro controller, but these are the pads that will forever be the ones that are associated with it all. So how much joy comes from the con? A lot from the right, a little to the left.  Continue reading

The Manchester Nintendo Switch Event

Who wants to play as King Boo?

Before the release of the Nintendo Switch on the 3rd March 2017, Nintendo decided to take a few units and wheel them around the United Kingdom. Birmingham, Manchester, and London were the choice locations, and with a few dates, a few bookings, people could taste the Switch experience, though not the cartridges. Sure this would have been a great piece to post before the Switch launch, but sometimes people (me) just have a thing for being a little (very) late.  Continue reading