Doom on the Nintendo Switch is surprisingly great
Whatever I expected I’d be playing on the Switch when Nintendo announced its latest console a year ago, I didn’t expect it to be Doom. With its cutting-edge visuals and ultraviolence, id Software’s well-received reboot is exactly the sort of thing that doesn’t tend to make it onto Nintendo’s modest hardware.
That makes it all the more unexpected that Bethesda, Doom‘s publisher, has been one of Nintendo’s strongest third-party supporters this year with versions of Skyrim and Wolfenstein II also coming soon. And now that Doom is here on my Switch, I can say that the most surprising thing about it isn’t that it exists — it’s that it’s actually pretty great.
The Switch completely upends the traditional notion of what handheld video games…