From the iterations on the Wii to the varied variations of the DS, Nintendo is not any stranger to redesigning each its dwelling and handheld consoles. In the wake of the announcement of the Switch (OLED mannequin), which can function a bigger 7-inch OLED display screen (however the measurement of the console is unchanged from the bottom Switch mannequin), a wider, adjustable base stand, enhanced audio, 64GB of inner storage, and a wired LAN port within the dock, it is a good time to revisit simply how radical – or not! – some of Nintendo’s design jumps have been through the years.
Here’s the historical past of Nintendo’s console and handheld redesigns, from NES to Nintendo Switch.
A History of Nintendo Console Redesigns
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Logan Plant is a author for IGN, and the Production Assistant for Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN’s weekly Nintendo present. You can discover him on Twitter at @LoganJPlant.