The Wii U era is over.
On Thursday morning, Nintendo unveiled its new console, the Nintendo Switch.
Long code-named the Nintendo NX, the Nintendo Switch is a hybrid of sorts. The system, which will use cartridges rather than discs, will work with television sets. But it also will allow for portable use — a home gaming system that will work in the family room and on the go.
“Nintendo Switch allows gamers the freedom to play however they like,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, president and chief operation officer of Nintendo of America.
Nintendo provided a glimpse of the system in action via a trailer, which...