The 'Nintendo Switch' Release Got Its Timing Wrong, But Why?
A lot of gamers love to see the potential on any console, and Nintendo's new hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch, has plenty of potentials to show. Being a single system that handles both at home and on-the-go gaming will always be a dream machine for a lot of gamers. Plus, with a lot more traditional controls and fewer nonsense gimmicks, the Switch hardware might greatly help Nintendo's stellar first-party games shine once more.
But gamers should know better than to get so excited about Nintendo's upcoming console so quickly. As anyone can recall, the company's recent track record isn't as stellar. The Nintendo Wii was popular beyond hardcore gamers, but its motion controls didn't really support a truly great game experience. The Wii U was even more disappointing, to say the least among many of Nintendo fans, and the Virtual Console has totally failed to meet expectations for digital retro releases. These recent failures have risen too many questions for Nintendo to just simply show us an innovative concept of a console and just leave the rest to faith.
The Switch will be different
Based on the Switch's trailer, Nintendo has totally learned from its mistakes on the Wii and Wii U. The Switch has several new features that its predecessor's completely lacked, namely conventionally modern controls that any gamer will immediately feel comfortable with using.
Something's still missing
Nintendo's recent home consoles relied heavily on gimmicks, but the Switch's features, though not as complex as other Nintendo consoles, are comparatively simple. You can dock it when you're on the couch and reattach the controllers to take it out with you. Yet, despite that, many details are still missing, and those details are exactly what sunk the Wii U to failure.
Questions are still coming
There are still some questions regarding the Switch potentials. Will the Switch have online features that are appropriate for 2017? Has Nintendo figured out how to design a decent console interface? How long will the system's battery last when you take it out and play on the go? Will the console be easier for developers to port to? Besides Zelda: Breath of the Wild, are any of the games that Nintendo showed in the trailer actual Nintendo Switch games?
Nintendo's way of introducing their console
But let us remember that the trailer is just a small teaser. This is Nintendo's trademark when it comes to revealing its big hardware releases. The reveal didn't even make it clear whether the tablet controller was actually the console. This time around, though, the company at least clarified that point, in statements given to IGN. But overall, it seems like Nintendo's upcoming release for the Switch got its timing wrong.
Nintendo should've given more assurance
But if anyone at Nintendo fully understood the problem, they would have done this more differently. They could have said, "Introducing the Nintendo Switch. It will be launching along with a Zelda and a Mario game. This is what those games are called. In its first year, it will also have a Metroid, a Donkey Kong, and a Pikmin game. This is what those games are called. Here's a full schedule. We fully know what we're doing, and we know what fans want."
Nintendo Switch Will Relaunch 'Pokemon Sun And Moon' As 'Pokemon Stars' With Higher Resolution
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Newly Revamped 'Pokemon Go Plus' Might Be Released On December By Nintendo
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Pokemon' Is The Key To Nintendo's Survival, But Why?
Pokémon GO became a worldwide sensation on a platform that Nintendo even barely touched which is mobile; the game just broke every record you could break as a mobile game. Currently, Pokémon Sun and Moon are also breaking similar records on Nintendo's very own 3DS hardware, and the game is shaping up to be one of the biggest hits for an upcoming crowded holiday season. With all this said, these Pokemon titles just might be the key to Nintendo's resurgence
Is The 'Pokemon Go Plus' A Big Flop? Latest Updates On Nintendo's Next Move Unveiled
Nintendo's very own Pokémon GO Plus was first officially released on September 16, 2016, and it followed up with a series of shortages, overprices and unavailability, which forced the company to reproduce more and more of the device. But with all the hype, some have been speculating that the Plus might actually be a huge flop in the end.
How The Nintendo Switch Can Revolutionize The Pokemon Universe
An all-new Pokémon game, codenamed Pokémon Stars, is reportedly under development for the upcoming Nintendo Switch console and will be officially released at some point next year. Several sources have conveyed the leaks that Nintendo is currently well into developing an upcoming 3rd version of Pokémon Sun and Moon that will be featuring the same map, locales and art style of the aforementioned 3DS games, but with some much-improved visuals.
Nintendo Switch May Welcome New 'Pokemon Stars' Game; Latest Updates On Features, Release Date And More Unveiled
Much as everyone expected, the media censorship for the Nintendo Switch is producing a lot of rumors and speculation. The latest of these rumors is about the console getting an updated version of Pokémon Sun and Moon that is currently codenamed Pokémon Stars.
Secrets To Play 'Nintendo DS' Games On iOS Without Jailbreak Finally Unveiled
You can now be able to download and install Nintendo DS for iOS on your iPhone, iPad running iOS 10, iOS 10.1, and iOS 10.1.1 to be able to play Nintendo DS games. Jailbreak will not be required in order to install, but you will be needing an emulator. You can now experience classic Nintendo DS games right on your iPhone or iPad that are running on iOS 10. What's great about this is jailbreak will not be required anymore.
Pokemon Sun And Moon' Unlikely To Be Available On Nintendo Switch, But Why?
Doubts have been brewing that Pokémon Sun and Moon would ever shed daylight on the Nintendo Switch. Pokémon games have always been largely well-accepted by fans but it is looking like Pokémon Sun and Moon is going to be the biggest game that is going to hit for the series of Pokémon games. The game could even help in the dispelling of doubts about the Nintendo Switch.
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