The Verge have praised the Nintendo Switch in a recent video taking a look at the system and seeing how it fits into consumers lives. Interestingly they proclaim that the popular console is the most innovative we have had in years – which is high praise indeed. Here’s what they had to say in the video which has been highlighted by Reset Era member Phantom Thief.
- The Switch’s innovation not in necessarily doing anything new, but in taking the best ideas from previous hardware, and incorporating them all into one seamless and slick package
- How the Switch’s inherent appeal means that even the shortcomings it does have are easily forgiven
- The context of Nintendo’s failing console market which has been reinvigorated by the Switch
- The early encouraging signs of support from indie, Japanese, and even AAA third parties
- Nintendo’s decision to launch Mario and Zelda to instantly associate appeal with the Switch
- The Switch’s success with 10 million units sold, which gives Nintendo cachet to keep games flowing on the system thanks to third parties, while it works on bringing more of its own titles over