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.
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:
If you wonder why relatively few indies are talking about games on the Switch, it’s because Nintendo is still making that nearly impossible.
— Megan Spookums Fox (@glassbottommeg) October 22, 2016
Stay tuned until 2017 to get more answers from Nintendo about indies and everything else.