Nintendo’s New NX Console to Go Retro With Videogame Cartridges

www.wsj.com

At first, this headline struck me as yet another Nintendo misstep. But thinking about it a bit more, this may actually be a savvy move. Nintendo stuck with cartridges for far too long as the competition lapped them with optical discs. But now, optical discs are slow and solid state storage -- as one might use in a videogame cartidge -- has gotten a lot cheaper and faster. Still not sure this is better than just done direct downloads, but I understand why Nintendo wants to give this another go...

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