Nintendo SwitchCool factor 5/5Usability 5/5Value for money 5/5 The hi-tech Nintendo Switch has a very low-tech new accessory range, made of cardboard, that is loads of fun. Nintendo is a master of reinvention, and the Switch hand-held gaming console has given the 129-year-old company, which started out making card-based games, yet another lease of life. It’s a brilliant gaming device you can play by itself on its 6-inch screen and slot into a charging dock to play on your TV. And now you can also use it with a clever range of cardboard accessories. The Switch (R6,500) has one controller at each end that slides off but still connects to the console via Bluetooth, a bit like the Wiimote (Wii Remote) that came with Nintendo’s previous company-saving-product, 2006’s Wii. When you play games on your TV, the Switch remotes remain your controller but clip into a holder, making it easier to hold. The Labo flat-packed range (from R1,000) is just brilliant. It demonstrates remarkable lateral ...

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