Today Nintendo finally revealed what has long been rumored to be its next console. Let’s get it out the way. Yes, I’m highly excited. This is the first console in a long time that not only has peaked my interest but has me waiting in anticipation. Just thinking about the possibilities gets me riled up. This is the console I’ve wanted for most of my adult life.
For years, Roccat has teased its Future-Ready lineup of products that were designed to work in unison and elevate your gaming experience. Of the three products listed, two had been brought to market. One was the MMO-focused mouse that allowed for buttons to be 3D printed called the Nyth, while the other was a unified driver and control center called the Swarm.
With each day that passes, the PC steroids closer and closer to ruling the living room. A single computer can easily replace many set top boxes and game consoles. Not that there’s anything wrong with having having boxes on top of boxes, but a single solution is really the best way to go. The real problem is how does one control a PC from the comfort of a couch. wireless controllers are nice, but not applicable in every situation. Wireless keyboards are a great choice, but generally have no where to use a mouse. Well, Roccat has finally released the last part of their future-ready products that were announced a few years back in the form of the SOVA keyboard.
Okay, the title for this article sounds like my reactions should be positive. And for the most part they are. I’m excited about a lot of what was shown today, but I’m also stunned by the timing of some of these announcements. Mainly the hardware announcements. But first let’s dive into the software that was announced today.