If you’re allergic to Jimmy Fallon, close this window as soon as you possibly can, but the Tonight Show host and massive gaming fan was privileged enough to be the first person to play with the Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in public.
Reggie Fils-Aime appeared on the show, ostensibly just to show off Super Mario Run for iOS, and Fallon was already pretty excited about that, but he kind of lost it when Reggie moved the iconic question mark box to reveal a Nintendo Switch and then brought Breath of the Wild up on the big screen behind them.
Cutting through Fallon’s over-exuberance, it’s actually pretty cool to see the console in action for the first time, seamlessly switching from playing on the big screen to handheld mode, with the camera then focussing over Fallon’s shoulder to show that, yes, this is running in real time.
This was the first live showing of the console ahead of the wider and more public events planned for January 12th/13th around the world.
Oh, and Miyamoto got to rock out with the house band: