Coming from Dan Maher, gaming expert and presenter...
"When Xbox or Sony announce new consoles, what you're expecting is more of the same - but more powerful," Dan Maher, gaming expert and presenter. Nintendo tend to deal with the technology and the hardware itself, what they can do to innovate and make gaming more accessible and more lifestyle friendly.
"They needed to come out with something that was easily sellable that people could understand in an instant. They are unifying their two strands, they've been a very strong handheld player and a moderately successful console player in recent years, so to bring those two together it's a bit of an all or nothing gamble really. I think they've pretty much clinched it.
"Traditionally third party support for Nintendo devices has been quite poor and people buy purely because of Nintendo's own games. Because of this fusion between the home and the handheld hardware they're really regrouping a lot of those people who drifted off. All the major players are coming back and I think we're going to see some big titles coming out for the Switch."
Coming from Macquarie Securities analyst David Gibson...
- estimates Switch will cost $250
- estimates Nintendo will sell 2.5 million units in its first month and an additional 10.6 million units by March 2018
Oh man, I used to have the NES Advantage back in the day. My uncle got it for me for a birthday and I'll never forget it. Looks like I can relive those memories with the EMiO's 'The Edge' Joystick. For those looking for a more classic approach, you can go with their 'The Edge' Gamepad as well.
Experience the story of Ocarina of Time like never before, with one hour of new musical arrangements recorded live by a full orchestra!
Materia Collective is pleased to announce the production of Hero of Time, a licensed one-hour arrangement album based on Koji Kondo's music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. With the successful funding of this Kickstarter project, Hero of Time will be recorded live with a full orchestra in one of the world’s top destinations for professional recording sessions (to be determined).
- following the Nintendo Direct
- Capcom promises the latest news about the Monster Hunter series
- Monster Hunter Stories and Monster Hunter Spirits (Arcade) will also be played lived