Geek Twitter Reacts to the Nintendo Switch

Who hates it, who loves it, and who pre-ordered it?

Credit: Nintendo

Nintendo revealed its new console last night, and everyone who plays, makes or cares about games is talking about it. And there’s so much to talk about: the awkward live presentation from Tokyo, the disappointing launch lineup, the overpriced peripherals, and, of course, that $300 price tag.

We stalked the big names in games via social media to get their hot takes on the brand new machine. Some were mad about the price, others about the games, and some were already riding high on their pre-order success. 

Ken Levine, game developer and creator of Bioshock (And Kirby his dog)

Mike Drucker, writer for Adam Ruins Everything, The Tonight Show, SNL

Duncan Jones, director of Warcraft

Pewdiepie, YouTuber

Greg Kasavin, game developer at Supergiant Games

Justin Roiland, creator of Rick and Morty and VR game Accounting

Geoff Keighley, creator of The Game Awards

Neil Druckmann from Naughty Dog, the studio behind Uncharted and The Last Of Us

Gary Whitta, writer on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story