The Switch is Nintendo’s hottest selling console since the Wii, and has hundreds upon hundreds of physical and digital games. Given its success, it is easy to forget the odd misfit that came before it: the Wii U.
Released in 2012, the Wii U was meant to be the successor of the Wii, potential buyers were perplexed by it when it launched. Was it an add-on for the Wii? A portable console? Rather, it was a standalone console which integrated a controller with a 480p touchscreen into its interface.