The Nintendo Switch is a true game changer and one of the best portable consoles the gaming market has had in years.
With the Nintendo Switch being on the market for a while, we decided to take a look at 5 reasons why it is truly one the best portable consoles since the PSP days.
One major flaw on the Switch was its lame lineup of games when the console released back in March. With the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild being the biggest game, we felt that it might have needed a bigger kick to get it in the air, especially because it was one of the first portable consoles to release in years.Luckily, the Nintendo Switch has become jammed with awesome games and experiences. If anything, it has become one of the portable consoles that creates an indie playground with all the games we have ever wanted to play like Snake Pass, Shantae and the Half-Genie Hero, and The Binding of Isaac filling up our library.
After Mario Kart 8, ARMS, and E3 2017, the Nintendo Switch is looking killer with its library of games. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, and Super Mario Odyssey will soon be out on the device as well, gearing it up to become one of the best portable consoles in terms of variety.
It’s For Everyone
This is one of those portable consoles that’s literally for every type of gamer out there. The kids love it as it has such a unique library of games that cater to the younger audiences. The device itself is also light and the analogues on the Joy-Con devices are small which lets the youngsters with smaller thumbs grip the device and get full control of the game.
In short the Switch is able to adapt to any gamer’s needs by delivering a solid experience with all its hardware and features. There is no doubt that it caters for your kids, you, and everyone who has any sort of interest in gaming.
A Truly Immersive Experience
While portable consoles from the past were capable of some decent visuals, the Nintendo Switch is the most powerful portable console currently on the market. This gives it an obvious edge over other portable consoles like Nintendo’s 3DS.
With a custom NVIDIA Tegra chip the games look absolutely stunning on the device and truly come to life on both your TV in docked mode, and on the portable mode when you are taking the device with you.The Switch’s performance is one of its key features and what makes it stand out amongst other portable consoles. The ability to play Mario Kart 8 in HD while sitting on the couch is one thing but then being able to take it to bed with you and carry on there without compromising on the quality is something truly magnificent.
More Than Other Portable Consoles
The Nintendo Switch gives you more than other portable consoles. Everything about it can be used to further extend the features. The kick stand lets you play it as a mini screen, and the dock lets you use it on your TV.
But it is the finer things that make the Switch so wonderful, like the motion chips in the device and the Joy-Con, as well as the HD Rumble feature that lets you feel every single little bump in your hands.Not to mention all the capabilities of the motion controllers which can turn the device into something very different when you are playing games like ARMS which relies on you swinging your arms around to hit your opponents. There is also 1-2 Switch which has over a dozen dedicated movement games to take advantage of.
It Shows Promise
The Nintendo Switch has becomes one of the most sought after portable consoles currently on the market with stores in the US out of stock for weeks on end. This has piqued the interest of third party developers who have started to invest in the device and develop games for it.Not to mention the indie games which are fantastic too. The Switch has become a solid platform to experience all those indie games which you might have missed out on in the past.
Do you agree that the Nintendo Switch is one the best portable consoles to hit the market in years? Drop us a comment below and let us know if you think there are any better portable consoles out there.