The Oberlin Review

Nintendo Delivers The First Console That Can Go Wherever You Do

Avi Vogel, Columnist

September 22, 2017

In October of last year, Nintendo finally announced their long-anticipated console, the Nintendo Switch. With it, they promised a home console that could be played on the go. They also demonstrated ease in local multiplayer, something that almost every platform has struggled with since long before the console generation. Since its launch in March, the Switch has exceeded expectations and brought about a revolution in the gaming industry, despite the classic Nintendo issues that persist. Before purchase, it’s important to know the two pieces that comprise any console: the hardware (the console itself) and the software (the games available at launch). As a piece of hardware, the Switch is a marvel. While the commerci...

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