Nintendo Doesn't Have a Understanding of Why They've Been in the Weeds

On Wednesday, while I was watching the Nintendo Direct presentation, a feeling of pride washed over me as I saw them attracting the 3rd party support they haven't had for the last two-ish decades. Having LA Noir, Doom, and Wolfenstein II come to the Switch is a big step. Around that same time, I heard a rumor about Nintendo developing an achievement system which people have enjoyed on Microsoft and Sony Consoles for two generations. Way back when we were just hearing details about the Switch for the first time, I was so happy I could cry when they announced the Switch would support Unreal Engine 4, which was an unreal (sorry) decision to exclude from the Wii U. Nintendo seems to be learning from their past failures, sometimes, but, I can never tell if they're thinking about why.

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