Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need to Know About the Ambitious Shape-Shifting Console

All screen grabs taken from Nintendo’s Japanese announcement video . In just a couple of short months Nintendo’s first console since 2012 will be here. Nintendo made the console’s existence known last October , but until tonight was completely mum on any and all details.

Source: Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need to Know About the Ambitious Shape-Shifting Console

Miyamoto lands on late-night TV with Nintendo Switch reveal—and guitar riffs

NBC TV show host Jimmy Fallon has aggressively courted video game makers since taking over the NBC Tonight Show desk, and he continued his nerd-cred streak on Wednesday night with Nintendo’s help. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime joined Fallon on stage with an iPhone in hand (and a slick Mario pin on his lapel) to show off the first full-level run of Super Mario Run we’ve yet to see—but this moment was quickly overshadowed by a “one more thing” reveal: The Nintendo Switch console.

Source: Miyamoto lands on late-night TV with Nintendo Switch reveal—and guitar riffs

Looking forward to Super Mario Run next week and the Nintendo Switch next year.

A chat with Shigeru Miyamoto on the eve of Super Mario Run, Nintendo’s first smartphone game

The creator of Mario on how smartphones will introduce new players to Nintendo In 2004, Nintendo released a strange dual-screened handheld called the DS, and with the hardware, a broader initiative the company called its “blue ocean strategy.” Instead of battling against heavyweight competitors like Sony and Microsoft, Nintendo would carve out its own unique space in the market.

Source: A chat with Shigeru Miyamoto on the eve of Super Mario Run, Nintendo’s first smartphone game

This is going to be great.