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Nintendo counting on a big hit with Switch

Nintendo is trying to erase the divide been video games played in the living room and on the go.

The Nintendo Switch hits store shelves Friday, a highly anticipated hardware launch and the latest test of the legendary video-game company's staying power.

Nintendo's last big hit - the motion-sensing Wii - was released in 2006. Since then, a successor - the Wii U - was poorly received, and the rise of smartphone gaming challenged Nintendo's sales of handheld consoles.

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