“Is the Nintendo Switch worth it?” is a question that many have wondered since the system was made available last year. Throughout this piece, I’m going to highlight the issues I’ve encountered with my own Switch. However, admitting my dissatisfaction doesn’t come easily, and it requires some background. If you’re looking for a concise list of reasons why the Switch isn’t worth it, please scroll down to the “tl;dr” section at the end!
I’ve always been passionate about video games. My first console was a Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), which I received for my fifth Christmas. Before then, I would gleefully sneak into my elder brother’s room to play his Sega Megadrive or ZX Spectrum. … [continue reading]