News: Former Sony/Microsoft VP Phil Harrison says Nintendo has ‘put excitement’ back into consoles

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In a recent interview with GamesBeat, Phil Harrison, a former corporate vice president at Microsoft and executive vice president at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, gave his thoughts on Nintendo, Nintendo Switch and why the Wii U was not a success.

Commenting on current day Nintendo, Harrison said,‘Nintendo has surprised me in a good way. They’ve put some excitement back in, or at least added a dynamic to the console equation that wasn’t there previously.’

He went on to talk more about the Switch, saying, ‘From my focus group of a household with younger children, Switch is definitely the console that gets used. Mainly because of the content types. Surprisingly, the TV-to-mobile use case works way more effectively than I expected. Maybe I should give Nintendo more credit. I really enjoy that.’

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Source: Video Gamer