It’s not clear yet whether the NINTENDO SWITCH, an iPad Minisized tablet that comes with a dock that converts it to a gaming console, will be able to match the original 1985 NINTENDO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM—which still sells on eBay for hundreds or even thousands of dollars.
NINTENDO’S original system was arguably the greatest home gaming console of all time. It was so popular that it crushed sales figures for the thenpopular Commodore-64 personal computer THE SWITCH will not support video streaming, or allow users to play Nintendo’s Wii, Wii U, or 3DS games. Can it nevertheless fight off competition from tablets and phones?
SUPER MARIO RUN
clocked over 40 million downloads within four days of being launched for iOS systems. Reportedly, an Android friendly version of the game is to be released in March
SUPER MARIO BROS
held the title for bestselling game of all time on a single console for 30 years. In that time, it had seen sales of over 40 million units. It was released as a sequel to the 1983 Mario Bros