Newswire: Professional fanboy Jimmy Fallon plays the Nintendo Switch on The Tonight Show

Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show has a long, sporadic history of bringing on game-industry guests for promotional spots, even running a Video Games Week that showed off new consoles and games from 2010 to 2013. He’s geeked out for everything and everyone from the PlayStation 4 to acclaimed game designer Tim Schafer, but nothing got his little nerdy heart racing like a visit from Nintendo. Last night, Fallon nearly exploded on air as Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo Of America, brought him a demo of the company’s upcoming mobile-game debut, Super Mario Run, which Jimmy played and screamed at, as he usually does whenever video games are on the show.

But Fils-Aime had one more big “surprise” for Fallon and lifted up a suspiciously placed Question Mark Block to reveal the first-ever appearance of the Nintendo Switch, the new console that’s scheduled to be released next March …


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