Nintendo Release New Console ‘The Switch’, Internet Reacts With Memes And Jokes
You’re probably aware that Nintendo have announced their new console, the Switch. It’s a kind of hybrid gaming system that works on your TV and as a portable gaming system too. It’s due out in March 2017 and it looks like it could be pretty good.
The system sits in a dock at home which connects to your TV. Then you can lift it from the dock and it becomes a handheld device, but it means you can continue playing the game from exactly where you were. The portable device also has special controllers called Joy-Con which one player can hold one in each hand.
Two players take one each.
Along with showing off this the ‘first look’ video that was released also showed some very trendy young people playing the console on a basketball court, at a rooftop party, and various other places that gamers never play games.
But apart from the fact that the gamers in the video didn’t look like gamers, the reactions were mostly positive (apart from the odd Wii U owner). Well, positive while also gently poking fun at Nintendo, in a kind of affectionate way.
Because poking fun at things is the internet’s default state, and the reactions to Nintendo Switch were a lot more fun than the actual video. Which, apart from showcasing the new console, was pretty cheesy and mundane.
Check out some of the funniest reactions below.
— あろむ (@onani_monster) October 20, 2016
those lyrics to the song in the Nintendo Switch trailer are further evidence that this is the horniest Nintendo console of all time pic.twitter.com/3Qje6LUjS4
— Nick Robinson (@Babylonian) October 20, 2016
Nintendo Switch: For when you just want to play Mario in peace but your neighbours are pressuring you to join their rooftop party.
— RIPscreed (@Bitscreed) October 20, 2016
— Hi Kotaku, feed me. (@MallowyGoodness) October 20, 2016
Sorry I was too busy lusting after the condo-dwelling leisure-class millenials and their possessions, what's the new Nintendo product again? pic.twitter.com/HKNa3KD187
— Paolo Pedercini (@molleindustria) October 20, 2016
— Nibel (@Nibellion) October 20, 2016
— CUTEOSPHERE (@cuteosphere) October 20, 2016
— 9 V O L T (@9_volt88) October 20, 2016
Switch is not even really innovative. I’ve been carrying around my PC for years. pic.twitter.com/aLY9BGoO5P
— bad hombre (@johnd0p3) October 20, 2016
I'm turning 33 in March. Maybe I'll never get married again. Maybe I'll never have kids. But goddamnit I'm getting a new Nintendo console.
— Mike Drucker (@MikeDrucker) October 20, 2016
This is what Twitter looks like right now pic.twitter.com/wm7xAkgDlJ
— Shane ???? (@FourScore64) October 20, 2016
Which of these things do you think EMTs will be pulling out of asses more: apple bluetooth earbuds or detachable Switch controllers? pic.twitter.com/Boj2xPWGFL
— Emanuel Koeblerg (@emanuelmaiberg) October 20, 2016
The Nintendo Switch with its Joy-Con featuring a long, hard new Super Mario coming 2017. Pokemon S&M is here to prop you over until then.
— The Dark Triad (@TheDarkId) October 20, 2016
— Nibel (@Nibellion) October 20, 2016
PS Switch。 pic.twitter.com/fnnWwDhbqU
— にくてんＰ (@AkizukiRitchan) October 20, 2016
Wii U lets you play while you poop
Switch lets you play while you poop
in someone else's house
— Spookeven (@gtjio) October 20, 2016
nintendo: you can play on your switch in park, or with friends!
me, later: playing on toilet
— shivana (smol boo) (@toastasaurus) October 20, 2016
— halloween. (@krisgraft) October 20, 2016
— k-dawg (@kevisawesome123) October 20, 2016
Nintendo Switch… *MIND BLOWN* pic.twitter.com/824OQUrrax
— GameSpot (@gamespot) October 20, 2016
Few thoughts on the Switch ad, save this: I hold trendy rooftop parties sacred. Don't bring your Nintendo. If you do, you'll answer to me.
— Impaylor Swift (@OwlsEatMice) October 20, 2016
Nintendo Switch (2017) pic.twitter.com/8ACjPzQRcm
— Shigeru Miyamoto (@RealShigeruM) October 20, 2016
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