Last updated date: April 5, 2019
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We looked at the top 1 Video Game Consoles and dug through the reviews from 9 of the most popular review sites including New York Times Wirecutter, BestReviews, CNET, The Verge, Engadget, Tech Radar, Tom's Guide, PC Magazine, Digital Trends and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Video Game Console you should buy.
Versatility and fun are hallmarks of the Nintendo Switch, which you can play either on a home TV or the Switch's own portable screen. It's a surprisingly durable system too, with controllers that can detach and form different configurations. Even on the portable screen, graphics are sharp for Nintendo's large stable of exclusive games. In our analysis of 97 expert reviews, the Nintendo Nintendo Switch placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.
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Introducing Nintendo Switch, the new home video game system from Nintendo. In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system can be taken on the go so players can enjoy a full home console experience anytime, anywhere. The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system, with unprecedented new play styles brought to life by the two new Joy-Con controllers. PLAY ANYWHERE Home Gaming System At home the main unit rests in the Nintendo Switch dock, which connects the system to the TV and lets you play with family and friends in the comfort of your living room. On-the-Go Lift Nintendo Switch from the dock and instantly transition to handheld mode for on-the-go gaming. By sharing Joy-Con, players can go head-to-head while away from home. You can also enjoy the same great games in tabletop mode by using the included stand to prop the system up. New Play Styles Remove the detachable Joy-Con from either side of Nintendo Switch for more play styles: One player can use a Joy-Con in each hand Two players can each take one Multiple Joy-Con can be employed by numerous people for a variety of gameplay options (additional Joy-Con sold separately) Slip a set of Joy-Con into a Joy-Con grip accessory, mirroring a more traditional controller. Or, select an optional Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. Bring together up to 8 Nintendo Switch systems for local face-to-face multiplayer.