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You Can Play the Switch Anywhere, Even on Coffee Tables

Dad on Coffee Table

We moved to Georgia when I was four years old and in the initial move, we lost some things. A ceramic cat my mom had put in our old living room had shattered into a thousand pieces.  The flight from Islip to Atlanta had misplaced our dog and she ended …

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The Nintendo Switch Isn’t For Everyone

Three. More. Weeks.  Not that we’re counting or anything. If you couldn’t tell, all of us over here at Switchcore are beyond ready for the Switch.  I mean, hell, our site is named after the thing and has been dominated by Switch related content (more to come, by the way). …

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From Bits to Glory: A Retrospective on 2D Mario Games

Super Mario. It’s a name that many people can easily recognize the second they hear it. A lot of people got their start with Mario with Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo Entertainment System. This was at a time where video games were definitely not as big as they were …

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Will the Nintendo Switch Succeed?

Will Nintendo Switch Succeed?

It has been just over a week since the Nintendo Switch Presentation and there’s a lot to talk about.  There have been plenty of articles and videos expressing thoughts on the Switch’s future.  I write this article with one question in mind: “Will the Nintendo Switch succeed?”  It’s a gaming console …

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We Still Have Questions About the Switch

Nintendo Switch Hardware

Nintendo answered many questions regarding the Nintendo Switch late Thursday evening, including key questions like release date and price.  There are, however, questions that still need answering.  I would actually argue that we have more questions now than we did heading into the presentation.  Questions we took for granted and …

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Final Switch Predictions Before the Big Reveal

Final Nintendo Switch Predictions

Edited: 01/11/17 to reflect Jeremy’s expectations of price With just a few short days before the full unveiling of the Nintendo Switch (admittedly, it will feel like an eternity), there are still plenty of unanswered questions regarding the Switch. Though there have been plenty of leaks regarding just about every facet …

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Six Features Nintendo Should Flip the Switch On

Nintendo Switch Features

Updated 12/14/16 to correct a factual error. With the January 12th Nintendo Switch event looming nearer, there are still many unanswered questions regarding Nintendo’s next generation home (and handheld) console.  Speculation and rumors regarding system performance, launch titles and battery life have dominated the conversation over the last several months. …

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Virtual Console Is Only Getting Better with the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Virtual Console

The Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS both offer Nintendo’s “Virtual Console.” The service first started with the launch of the Wii, and allowed customers to download classic titles onto their brand new system, from as old as the Nintendo Entertainment System, to as new as the DS and the …

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Welcome to SwitchCore

Switchcore Podcast

Where to begin. SwitchCore is an idea. An ever evolving, forever changing idea shaped by the minds and the people who influence it. So why create this website and what will we do here? Good question! A few months back, a Discord channel was created to complement a subreddit dedicated …

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