Nintendo reveals it's latest hardware and an online game is closing down after almost 20 years, much to one grandfathers dismay.
FOX's Eammonn Dignam has the details in "FOX Bits":
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"Asheron's Call" is maker Turbine's very first game made in 1999:
And on January 31, 2017, the official online servers will end. YouTube user "We Sleep Talk" interviewed their grand father. A 74-year-old player who has made around 80 characters in game:
(Grandpa) "I have one that was made in 99."
And they're pleading for commenters to suggest a new game for him to play. His playtime with one of his characters:
(Grandpa) "Three months, three days and three hours."
Pre orders for the Nintendo's next generation home console-portable hybrid "The Switch" happening at New York's Nintendo Store Friday after officially showing off the gear Thursday night:
Lines were around the building:
(Men) "I'm looking for it for the experiences. The new Mario. Better graphics."
Hopefully they'll have more on hand than the release of the NES Classic, which was a little short for the holidays.
-- andrya (@andrya_noor) January 13, 2017