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Reactions, Questions, Theories and Speculation About Nintendo Switch

How long will the batteries last? Will it be truly portable, or just “travel-friendly”? Can it compete with the Xbox One and PS4?

These questions and many more have been pondered by game journalists and gamers alike over the last week since Nintendo announced the new Nintendo Switch, the upcoming portable game console that was formerly referred to as the Nintendo NX and will be released in March 2017.

To help you find out more about the new console, we’ve aggregated commentary by women across the web.

First, if you want to get into the details, check out Patricia Hernandez’s detailed breakdown of the console [Kotaku], and Cecilia D’Anastasio’s detailed breakdown of its controller [Kotaku].

Then watch YouTuber gamers Brittney Brombacher, Nia TheVideoGameHer, MD, and Deligracy provide their reactions and speculation about Nintendo Switch.

Or you can listen to Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford of USGamer discuss the Nintendo Switch in the latest episode of their weekly video game podcast “Axe of the Blood God.”

Finally, you can read Kate Gray’s take on whether the Switch can succeed where the Wii U failed [The Guardian], Brenna Hilliar’s excoriation of Nintendo for developing a console that’s “gimmicky, likely under-powered and can’t seem to front a decent release slate” [VG247], Kat Bailey’s speculation on why Nintendo’s new console may struggle to grow beyond the publisher’s hardcore fans [USgamer], and Megan Fox’s tweet about the likelihood of indie games on Nintendo Switch:

Stay tuned until 2017 to get more answers from Nintendo about indies and everything else.

Sarah Warn is the Editor-in-Chief of remeshed.com and an avid player of console and PC games of all kinds. She was previously the founder and EIC of AfterEllen.com, and online editorial director for MTV Networks. Follow Sarah on Twitter.
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Sarah Warn is the Editor-in-Chief of remeshed.com and an avid player of console and PC games of all kinds. She was previously the founder and EIC of AfterEllen.com, and online editorial director for MTV Networks. Follow Sarah on Twitter.

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