Most modern gamers probably only think of Othello as the Lawrence Fishbourne Shakespeare movie… but believe it or not it’s one of the world’s oldest and most popular board games. It’s been adapted to the computer and console gaming systems many times as well. And yep, it’s out today for $4.99 on the Switch’s eShop. Check the trailer below:
What is Othello all about?
The popular board game, “Othello,” has been released today as a downloadable eShop game, exclusively for Nintendo Switch. The game utilizes the features of the new Nintendo Switch and allows users to play on their TV or to use it in the portable mode for “Othello” on the go. It also offers single player mode and 2 player mode, allowing users to play at their own pace alone or to play against friends and families. Have fun with it your way!
- Single Player Greatness
A total of 16 levels of computer AI difficulty are available for!
- An Othello Amateur’s Dream
Hints on where the stones can be placed, and displays to show which tiles will be flipped when you make a move are also available to help new players understand the game better!
- Become the Champion of your Friends & Family
Two players can play together on the Nintendo Switch by sharing the Joy-con, or you both can simply operate directly on the Touch Screen!