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Nintendo Working On Hospital-Safe Switch Console

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 3: The new Nintendo Switch game console is displayed at a pop-up Nintendo venue in Madison Square Park, March 3, 2017 in New York City. The Nintendo Switch console goes on sale today and retails for 300 dollars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Nintendo is working on a new hospital-safe version of its popular Switch console.

Called the Starlight Gaming Station, the console is designed for hospital use. It’s easy to disinfect, can be wheeled from room to room, and comes loaded with 25 games.

The makers hope the console can offer “much-needed distraction” and even “emotional support” to kids stuck in a hospital bed.

What video games would be best to play during a hospital stay?


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