Nintendo Switch

So Nintendo have announced their next console and boy is it a game changer!

It’s kind of a home console, portable handheld console in one, what was teased a several months ago via patents has finally come to fruition and safe to say us here at How To Kill An Hour are definitely interested!

While you are at home on Nintendo’s newest console, Nintendo Switch, rests in the the dock which connects the system to a tv which of course acts like a regular console. But then simply by lifting the console out from the dock the system automatically will switch to what Nintendo are calling ‘Portable Mode’ and you’ll be having the same experience that you had on the big screen but now on the go, all in glorious HD.

You play via the detachable ‘Joy-Con’ controllers that sit either side of the Nintendo Switch console. There are a multiple ways that a user can hold and use the Joy-Con controller, for example, one player can use a Joy-Con controller in each of their hands, two players can have one each or multiple controllers can be connected to the console by numerous of people so there are plenty of ways to play games with Nintendo’s newest console. The multiplayer options don’t stop their either as it is possible for numerous people to bring their own Nintendo Switch’s together to play local multiplayer with one another!

The controller is always interesting with Nintendo and this one is no different (as you can see via the image above) the controllers can be clicked back into place on the console, or if you prefer, be slipped into a Joy Con Grip accessory. The Joy-Con’s can also connected to an optional Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (a more traditional controller)

They can easily click back into place or be slipped into a Joy-Con Grip accessory, mirroring a more traditional controller. Or, if preferred, the gamer can select an optional Nintendo Switch Pro Controller to use instead of the Joy-Con controllers. Furthermore, it is possible for numerous people to bring their Nintendo Switch systems together to enjoy local multiplayer face-to-face competition.

See below for Nintendo’s announcement trailer!

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Nintendo are looking for a March 2017 launch!