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"Nintendo NX revealed as Nintendo Switch (video) "


  

          

https://youtu.be/f5uik5fgIaI

I saw video of a possible new Mario & Mario Kart.
More interesting was seeing NBA 2K17.
Will this console have better 3rd party support finally?
I'm not big on gaming on the go, but the form factor is interesting.

Has this board given up on Nintendo at this point?

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I think its genius and it's gonna bring them back. Mark my words
Oct 20th 2016
1
They took the hint
Oct 20th 2016
4
Is the Nvidia Tegra processor a half measure?
Oct 20th 2016
5
      Let me walk that back.
Oct 20th 2016
8
      it's a mobile processor so it's unlikely to run much of anything at 60fp...
Oct 20th 2016
13
Looks cool. I'll probably buy this if it's >$300
Oct 20th 2016
2
where i'm at exactly. if it's $400, i'm waiting.
Oct 20th 2016
16
They may have it with this one.
Oct 20th 2016
3
It's pretty big in size so it makes sense that they're supporting 3DS
Oct 20th 2016
10
3rd gimmick console in a row form the big N....
Oct 20th 2016
6
The gimmick is FUN man
Oct 20th 2016
9
VR is definitely a gimmick... i'm rooting for that gimmick though...
Oct 20th 2016
20
      You can walk right into the store and get on on launch
Oct 20th 2016
22
           i'd like cheaper $150 version without the screen
Oct 21st 2016
25
You don't ever have to unhook it from your TV tho
Oct 20th 2016
11
      Then why am I paying for the screen?
Oct 20th 2016
12
           you're not paying extra, man
Oct 20th 2016
14
                Ah, my fault.
Oct 20th 2016
17
                     it might be
Oct 20th 2016
18
                          they're sacrificing power for portability...
Oct 20th 2016
19
                               The 3DS can still outsell a lot of consoles tho
Oct 20th 2016
21
                               Gazillions in mobile sales already told us that is fine
Oct 21st 2016
23
                                    why are they expecting a different outcome than the wiiU ???
Oct 21st 2016
24
                                         because the WiiU had weak marketing
Oct 21st 2016
26
                                              can't 4k.. cant play WiiU games... horrible battery life...
Oct 24th 2016
31
                                              If you're expecting Ps4 pro/Xbox Scorpio power in a portable
Oct 24th 2016
32
                                              It has 4k
Oct 24th 2016
33
                                              "power" is the ability to render convincing game worlds
Oct 24th 2016
35
                                                   because realism always ages poorly
Oct 25th 2016
36
I'm so happy right now
Oct 20th 2016
7
Man. I'm too excited. This actually looks like a video game console
Oct 20th 2016
15
nintendo stay on that bullshit lmao.
Oct 22nd 2016
27
Yeah, I want one
Oct 22nd 2016
28
The completely polarized responses in here are interesting n/m
Oct 23rd 2016
29
*shrug* it's the Wii u gamepad the way they intended it
Oct 23rd 2016
30
yeah i want one, but i know v2 will have better battery life
Oct 24th 2016
34
Seems to be based on Nvidia's Shield
Oct 26th 2016
37
      the Shield was also running android games
Oct 26th 2016
38
RE: It has some similarity to the Steam 'project to another device' feat...
Oct 27th 2016
39
Nintendo Switch Game Cards Limited To 16GB Size at launch
Oct 28th 2016
40
IGN: Screen is multi-touch 720p (link)
Oct 29th 2016
41
Hands on event in NYC in January 13 (link)
Nov 29th 2016
42
The Nintendo Switch Sounds Woefully Underpowered (swipe)
Dec 23rd 2016
43
$250 or less at launch or nah
Dec 23rd 2016
44
The BASIC Wii U launched at $300.
Dec 23rd 2016
47
      This is basically an Nvidia Shield, and that launched for like $200
Dec 23rd 2016
49
You don't have to actually leave the house with it
Dec 23rd 2016
45
it runs at 40% capacity when undocked
Dec 23rd 2016
46
      ain't finna be no AAA 3rd parties
Dec 23rd 2016
48
      who said anything about AAA?
Dec 23rd 2016
50
           i'm mostly hoping that this thing kills my Vita.
Dec 23rd 2016
51
                Yeah, im coppin a Switch for WayForward, not Bethesda.
Dec 23rd 2016
54
      I don't think any of that matters, man
Dec 23rd 2016
53
      one thing that isn't being considered is the change in screen size
Dec 24th 2016
55
           true enough. that screen is pretty big though
Dec 27th 2016
56
Nintendo can get away with it if they nail everything else.
Dec 23rd 2016
52
My people in Japan knew NOTHING about this system
Dec 28th 2016
57
they never made a Japanese version of that Switch video???
Dec 28th 2016
58
      China, not Japan,
Dec 28th 2016
59
$250 rumored price
Jan 08th 2017
60
Ike called it.
Jan 10th 2017
61
Hard not to cop at that price.
Jan 10th 2017
62
      Zelda close to confirmed for launch in the US
Jan 10th 2017
63
           So it's pretty much Lather, Rinse, Repeat for Nintendo.
Jan 10th 2017
64
                i think they learned a great deal
Jan 10th 2017
65
I need to know the price and an Amazon link to cop
Jan 12th 2017
66
Nintendo livestream at 11p ET tonight
Jan 12th 2017
67
$300! I'm moded.
Jan 12th 2017
68
livestream
Jan 12th 2017
69
Nintendo stubborn, man.
Jan 13th 2017
70
      japan is so fucking washed
Jan 13th 2017
72
           I won't be losing sleep if I don't get a preorder tomorrow
Jan 13th 2017
73
that zelda trailer was dope!
Jan 13th 2017
71
Thoughts
Jan 13th 2017
74
USFII has a CPS2 mode
Jan 13th 2017
75
      Violent Ken too. dammit!
Jan 13th 2017
77
      I really hope they make fight pads for this thing, too.
Jan 13th 2017
87
           they activated my account like last month
Jan 13th 2017
89
                lol I forgot about it, too.
Jan 13th 2017
93
Couldda been a stronger presentation if it wasnt all 60 year old execs
Jan 13th 2017
76
I pre-ordered it, too. I'm fine with it just being a Zelda machine at la...
Jan 13th 2017
79
      Problem is, what happens if you're not a huge zelda fan
Jan 13th 2017
80
           I'm not really sure what a nintendo console is for if not Zelda and Mari...
Jan 13th 2017
82
                I'm just like Big Reg, I don't play Zelda.
Jan 13th 2017
83
                I agree, but I think that's the problem, lol
Jan 13th 2017
84
                if they had a Metroid game at launch, i'd probably cop...
Jan 13th 2017
86
                     I also haven't played Zelda since SNES
Jan 13th 2017
88
If this moves more than 20 million units in its life I'll be surprised.
Jan 13th 2017
78
The more I thought about it today, the more I think this is going to do ...
Jan 13th 2017
94
I hope you're right because I want Metroid
Jan 13th 2017
95
This reply was so dumb. hahaha
Nov 26th 2018
168
      LMAO
Dec 06th 2018
171
Price isn't what i wanted, but i'm pretty excited
Jan 13th 2017
81
I pre ordered but man...
Jan 13th 2017
85
I'm really waitin to hear about VC
Jan 13th 2017
90
      I wouldn't hold my breath for VC transfers.
Jan 13th 2017
91
           i do
Jan 13th 2017
92
I'm getting one with Super MARIO Odyssey comes out.
Jan 13th 2017
96
I wish I didn't have to give my money to Nintendo just for Zelda and Mar...
Jan 14th 2017
97
Switch homebrew finna be lit tho.
Jan 14th 2017
99
      how is wii u homebrew? btw wii u emulation is coming along nicely
Jan 14th 2017
102
           Basically wide open
Jan 15th 2017
109
Zelda will eat half of the measlely 32GB of storage
Jan 14th 2017
98
I don't understand them.
Jan 14th 2017
100
And keep in mind, part of that 32GB is dedicated to the OS.
Jan 14th 2017
101
I don't understand how any of this got past first base.
Jan 14th 2017
103
      I'm legit canceling my preorder if USFII ends up multiplatform
Jan 14th 2017
104
Not great for a home console but good for a portable.
Jan 31st 2017
125
you can expand to 2 TB...
Jan 15th 2017
111
      when those cards are made...
Jan 15th 2017
117
           200Gb for $70
Jan 15th 2017
118
                Storage won't be an issue with Switch...
Jan 19th 2017
122
                     i wasn't gonna say anything
Jan 19th 2017
123
Weak launch and 32gb makes this a nonstarter
Jan 14th 2017
105
Wait, what is the microSD slot for?
Jan 14th 2017
106
Rumor is 128gb micro SD IF Anything.
Jan 15th 2017
112
      It'll support up to 2TB micro sdxc...whenever they come out:
Jan 15th 2017
114
           Lol, they are making this way too hard
Jan 16th 2017
119
32 gb HD in 2017?
Jan 15th 2017
110
Jack of all trades, master of some (swipe)
Jan 14th 2017
107
An early focus on indie games would have been smart
Jan 15th 2017
113
      I'm not certain it could run Abzu...
Jan 15th 2017
115
Neo Geo coming to Switch
Jan 14th 2017
108
i'd rather see some SWITCH games coming to switch...
Jan 19th 2017
124
good lord...this feels like that Android console
Feb 03rd 2017
128
      How so?
Feb 03rd 2017
129
Zelda looks cool, but I still have two DLCs worth of The Witcher to play
Jan 15th 2017
116
I'd rather throw the money at new PS4 games this year
Jan 17th 2017
120
Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct - 1.18.17, 5p est
Jan 17th 2017
121
the superbowl commercial might do numbers tho:
Feb 01st 2017
126
Great idea
Feb 01st 2017
127
early unboxing
Feb 17th 2017
130
damn, they killed that quick
Feb 17th 2017
131
      I was irked it wasn't nintendo that killed it
Feb 17th 2017
132
           Flosports are the worst.
Feb 21st 2017
134
eshop purchases now tied to Nintendo account (link)
Feb 20th 2017
133
FINALLY
Feb 21st 2017
135
Are we watching the Nindies Livestream today?
Feb 28th 2017
136
Some of these look pretty good!
Feb 28th 2017
137
i heard about Pocket Rumble a LOOOONG ass time ago when it was pre-Alpha
Feb 28th 2017
138
This the type of shit i'm gettin it for.
Feb 28th 2017
139
So, folks are streaming the new Zelda already on twitch.
Mar 02nd 2017
140
Zelda got a shit ton of perfect scores
Mar 02nd 2017
141
Regarding the system shortages
Mar 03rd 2017
142
I have no idea what would make you think this.
Mar 03rd 2017
143
Cool, thank you for the clarity.
Mar 03rd 2017
144
      None of the shortages in their run seem calculated, imo
Mar 06th 2017
147
RE: Regarding the system shortages
Mar 10th 2017
148
I really love this thing.
Mar 05th 2017
145
as a mostly handheld player
Mar 05th 2017
146
Copped on last Saturday off Amazon.com.
Jul 14th 2017
149
the result of putting NBA 2K18 on Switch (video)
Sep 20th 2017
150
It goes everywhere man
Sep 20th 2017
151
ngl that nearly sells me on a switch lol.
Sep 20th 2017
152
anyone use this as just a console..
Sep 26th 2017
153
yeah you can
Sep 27th 2017
154
I've only had mine a little over a month
Sep 27th 2017
155
      thats dope, thanks fellas
Sep 27th 2017
156
I love this thing.
Nov 23rd 2017
157
How's that battery life?
Nov 26th 2017
158
It's fine...
Nov 27th 2017
159
Probably because most keep it docked
Nov 27th 2017
160
It's fine for how I use it
Nov 27th 2017
161
I say it could be better
Nov 29th 2017
162
Does buying a second one make since?
Nov 29th 2017
163
If you got the scratch i guess so
Nov 30th 2017
164
I've had my switch for about 3 months now.
Dec 05th 2017
165
Bought one and my only regret is...
Jul 10th 2018
166
finally got one
Nov 26th 2018
167
Finally copped one on black friday....
Nov 30th 2018
169
hopefully i get zelda for xmas
Dec 04th 2018
170
anyone up for some smash?
Dec 07th 2018
172
might take you up on that
Feb 28th 2019
237
Nintendo eShop sale - Incl Mario Odyssey until Dec 10
Dec 07th 2018
173
good looking out
Dec 07th 2018
174
      I’m debating on 2k
Dec 08th 2018
175
           did you pick any up?
Dec 11th 2018
176
                RE: did you pick any up?
Dec 12th 2018
177
                     nice
Dec 12th 2018
178
                          i've been on the 2 year train for years
Dec 13th 2018
179
                               im stupid
Dec 26th 2018
180
                                    update: still stupid
Dec 27th 2018
181
                                         RE: update: still stupid
Jan 02nd 2019
184
                                              RE: update: still stupid
Jan 02nd 2019
185
                                                   i'm thinking of getting a Pro Controller
Jan 02nd 2019
186
                                                        im pretty happy with the pro controller
Jan 02nd 2019
187
                                                             It’s on sale now
Jan 28th 2019
204
how in 2018 does a game (pokeomon lets go) not have auto save??
Dec 31st 2018
182
Pokemon never had Autosave
Jan 02nd 2019
183
Got it for the household for Xmas and am impressed
Jan 07th 2019
188
get odyssey
Jan 07th 2019
189
Tried it at a friends and just couldn’t get into it
Jan 08th 2019
196
You're not gonna see that's Zelda going on sale
Jan 07th 2019
190
Don't look for Zelda to go on sale any time soon
Jan 07th 2019
191
a friend put me up on gris
Jan 07th 2019
192
      i feel like it's more of a 'de-stress between games' game
Jan 07th 2019
193
           she compared it to monument valley
Jan 07th 2019
194
                Looked up the review and looks stunning
Jan 08th 2019
195
                     its more like Abzu
Jan 08th 2019
197
                          I’ll check it out when it’s on sale then
Jan 08th 2019
198
Breath of the Wild will go on sale here or there.
Jan 19th 2019
202
Celeste and Dead Cells are dope.
Jan 23rd 2019
203
Anyone try Uncanny Valley?
Jan 09th 2019
199
its worth getting if you're into survival horror
Jan 09th 2019
200
      Oh okay I’ll skip it then
Jan 10th 2019
201
LINKS AWAKENING OHGAPOEIHNPAIONPDOHIA
Feb 13th 2019
205
2019 finna be nuts for the Switch.
Feb 13th 2019
206
looks dope
Feb 13th 2019
207
they were in the original game
Feb 13th 2019
210
      cool
Feb 14th 2019
212
$60 tho?
Feb 22nd 2019
228
Tetris 99 is a free Tetris battle royale
Feb 13th 2019
208
GOTY 2019
Feb 13th 2019
209
BRUH. Its so addictive
Feb 13th 2019
211
im afraid to try it
Feb 14th 2019
213
you seriously have to witness it
Feb 14th 2019
214
it's crack, but it's crack you can enjoy in five minutes
Feb 14th 2019
216
      even less if you're unlucky
Feb 14th 2019
217
           i haven’t gotten top 10 yet
Feb 14th 2019
218
                my highest was 16
Feb 14th 2019
219
PRO TIP
Feb 14th 2019
215
This shit is crack.
Feb 15th 2019
220
high level Tetris play is absolutely insane (link)
Feb 18th 2019
221
i had to finally break down and learn to T-spin
Feb 18th 2019
222
Got a second place finish. A few top 10s now. No win yet, but...
Feb 18th 2019
223
same. consistently top 20 now
Feb 19th 2019
224
Target KOs as soon as you hit top 10
Feb 19th 2019
225
      Yep. I’m usually in KO mode from the jump
Feb 19th 2019
226
Same. Gotta a few second places but no firsts
Feb 19th 2019
227
      finally got a 2nd place finish
Feb 27th 2019
236
got 16th place within my first 10 games
Mar 04th 2019
239
Ya'll really bout to make me lose precious hours to this
Mar 04th 2019
240
finally broke top 10 and im retiring
Mar 07th 2019
241
      there's a small bit of diminishing return
Mar 07th 2019
242
so i've changed my strat to Attackers early
Mar 07th 2019
243
32hrs in, 636 games
Mar 11th 2019
244
downloaded tonight on my sons switch
Mar 16th 2019
245
Winning at a regular clip now. Competition is ridiculous these days
Apr 24th 2019
252
bowser taking over and xbox game pass on switch??
Feb 22nd 2019
229
Microsoft only cares about you playing the games
Feb 22nd 2019
230
Very down for Cuphead
Feb 22nd 2019
231
BotW $45
Feb 25th 2019
232
nice
Feb 25th 2019
233
Dammit why can’t I get deals like these over here?
Feb 26th 2019
234
Pokemon Sword & Shield. I'm never gonna buy this game
Feb 27th 2019
235
get APE OUT
Mar 01st 2019
238
#Nindies
Mar 20th 2019
246
free year of nintentdo online if you have twitch prime
Mar 28th 2019
247
if you don't already have prime, it doesn't make sense
Apr 01st 2019
248
for sure
Apr 01st 2019
249
RE: free year of nintentdo online if you have twitch prime
Apr 01st 2019
250
Am addicted to Hollow Knight
Apr 07th 2019
251
where are you guys on the lite and revised model?
Aug 07th 2019
253
I gotta see Nintendo implement seamless cross-buy and cross-saves
Aug 07th 2019
254
the way they describe it seems like a mess
Aug 08th 2019
255
What year is Nintendo in with this??
Aug 17th 2019
257
i probably would have gotten one instead if it was out
Aug 09th 2019
256

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1. "I think its genius and it's gonna bring them back. Mark my words"
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Thu Oct-20-16 09:44 AM by BigReg

  

          

While it's a bit clunkier then I want (but its expected it had to be to fit in a nice sized screen and two controllers)...its one sexy beast and a completely different animal from their kid friendly design. It looks like something designed by Apple or Sony (in 2007, but still, gotta give em props)

That commercial sealed it; shit looked like a millennial car commercial with all the actors legally allowed to buy a drink.

They also had a subtle shoutout to E-sports in the end with that Splatoon championship scene.

It's firmly between the 'fun' party aspect of Wii (imagine being able to play high def drunken mario kart at every house party) and some hardcore games (Skyrim) No one's been able to confirm on what level the graphics are but if they keep it somewhere between XboxOne and Xbox 360 with comparable ports of this gen games...it's gonna be a game changer. Biggest issue is that they are late as fuck to the game, but i don't see a reason why a gamer wouldnt want to add this as a second or third system strictly to play the still godly Nintendo made games assuming the price is right (under $300 bucks)



>https://youtu.be/f5uik5fgIaI
>
>I saw video of a possible new Mario & Mario Kart.
>More interesting was seeing NBA 2K17.
>Will this console have better 3rd party support finally?
>I'm not big on gaming on the go, but the form factor is
>interesting.
>
>Has this board given up on Nintendo at this point?

  

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4. "They took the hint"
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Thu Oct-20-16 09:55 AM by hardware

          

>While it's a bit clunkier then I want (but its expected it
>had to be to fit in a nice sized screen and two
>controllers)...its one sexy beast and a completely different
>animal from their kid friendly design.

These consoles have to fit in with your home entertainment equipment nowadays
i like how compact it is too.

  

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5. "Is the Nvidia Tegra processor a half measure?"
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Thu Oct-20-16 10:33 AM by LeroyBumpkin

  

          

The video obviously showcases that the system can do 3rd party titles which is a big step up from the Wii and Wii U, but the Switch is not running the new Red Dead Redemption 2 at 60fps.

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8. "Let me walk that back."
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I don't know that this processor can do.
I'm interested to see more.

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13. "it's a mobile processor so it's unlikely to run much of anything at 60fp..."
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save for 1st party titles

i imagine that this will be SOP for nintendo: release a console with middling power and a gimmick at a comparatively weird time in the console cycle

  

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2. "Looks cool. I'll probably buy this if it's >$300"
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I hope they put out ports of all the Wii U games I missed like Mario Maker.

  

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16. "where i'm at exactly. if it's $400, i'm waiting."
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-30-
You know it's drama, but it sound real good.

  

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3. "They may have it with this one."
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granted i'm the type of person that gets excited for eShop games.

but the console looks way more convenient to have around. i hope the UI is easy to navigate.
I wonder if it has touch controls and how much storage there will be.

Where does this leave the 3DS?

  

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10. "It's pretty big in size so it makes sense that they're supporting 3DS"
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through 2018.

Or at least that was the rumor from the lady who got most of the Switch details correct:

https://arcadegirl64.wordpress.com/2016/08/31/recap-of-nx-hardware-details/

That'll work for me since I just copped a New 3DS in August. I'd been wanting one with the removable cover plates for a while.

  

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6. "3rd gimmick console in a row form the big N...."
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.....this shit will be dead as the WiiU by 2018 ....can they just make a console without the non sense? ...clearly they're going for that Japanese market 1st


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9. "The gimmick is FUN man"
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Do you call the VR PS4 a gimmick? They are still trying to innovate around actual games. I respect that. If the games are fire I'm all in. Plus I still like portable gaming. It's a win win.

I stayed away from the WiiU and the Wii really. I haven't purchased a Nintendo console (not including handhelds) since the N64. So far it looks like they might have me back on board.

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20. "VR is definitely a gimmick... i'm rooting for that gimmick though..."
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....a portable system is the same silliness as their previous console (which BOMBED hard)

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22. "You can walk right into the store and get on on launch"
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From what I understand the demand was lower than what they thought. I even had one pre ordered that I canceled because I didn't see the point at the moment.

VR is a gimmick as well, more than this piece of Nintendo hardware. I got this thing pushing more units also.

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25. "i'd like cheaper $150 version without the screen"
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...i'd buy that on launch

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11. "You don't ever have to unhook it from your TV tho"
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I think that's the smartest part about it. If none of the on the go stuff floats your boat, you don't have to ever fuck with it.

  

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12. "Then why am I paying for the screen?"
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14. "you're not paying extra, man"
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the console IS the screen
i can't imagine it would cost that much less not to have it
the tech aint that expensive.

  

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17. "Ah, my fault."
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I was under the impression that when docked, it was a more powerful system than mobile.

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18. "it might be"
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i'd almost bet money the mobile battery life is abysmal so it may go into a power saving mode, costing you a little drop in framerate

  

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19. "they're sacrificing power for portability... "
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21. "The 3DS can still outsell a lot of consoles tho"
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That thing has remained popular the entire time. That crowd plus the console crowd will be pleased. You do know games are more than just OMGZ GRAPHICXXXX!!!! right?

I get decent graphics with a Nintendo system that I can take with me that doesn't have motion bullshit but just pure gameplay, it sounds good to me. Shit, I've played my 3DS more than my PS4 in the past few months because the games are "fun".

Some of yall just want the Call of Duty's and Maddens and fuck everything else. I'm glad Nintendo came with this, first piece of somewhat console hardware from them in a long time that I'm legit excited for.

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23. "Gazillions in mobile sales already told us that is fine"
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24. "why are they expecting a different outcome than the wiiU ???"
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26. "because the WiiU had weak marketing"
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virtually no launch titles
and a weak library

and i mean, what is 'power' really? The ability to render photorealism that doesn't age well?

  

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31. "can't 4k.. cant play WiiU games... horrible battery life..."
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....this console sounds like pure basura out the gate



  

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32. "If you're expecting Ps4 pro/Xbox Scorpio power in a portable"
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it's not gonna happen. Also I dont think Wi U backwards compatibility matters since nobody bought a Wii U in the first place, lol.

However if they can bring it around to this gen's graphics along with nintendo peerless games at a decent price point, I dont see how its not going to be a success. Obviously people are gonna get their COD/Madden on in other systems...what Nintendo needs is something comparable that can run respectably in the race along with their own games and it seems they've achieved that.

>....this console sounds like pure basura out the gate
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33. "It has 4k"
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they're likely going to convert WiiU games into eShop, single screen remasters
its not like the 2nd screen was mandatory for most games so that shouldn't be a problem other than having to buy the game again.

we don't know what the battery life is or standby time. i said PROBABLY abysmal.
The Nvidia Shield clocked around 6hrs so i'm assuming this would get you 3. The handheld part for me, is merely a bonus so i can play games anywhere in the house like my 3DS.

we also don't know how it connects to the dock. It would be smart if there was a usb hookup, but i'm sure they're gonna have some proprietary connector, forcing you to lug the dock around.

  

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35. ""power" is the ability to render convincing game worlds"
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thereby facilitating immersion for the player. this can be achieved purely with art direction but that's somewhat rare. most games use power and art direction in concert. when power is lacking it can undermine the art direction and immersion-breaking things happen: jagged edges, poor draw distance, pop-in, bad textures, etc.

what about modern games makes you think they're going to age poorly?

  

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36. "because realism always ages poorly"
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you can't tell what era a game came out just by looking at it.

i get what you're saying tho. i guess we'll see. bad ports are where the breakdowns happen. I don't blame system specs for that as much as the circumstances that lead to poor translation

  

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7. "I'm so happy right now"
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This will be my last new console purchase. I kinda want to sell my XBONE. I just don't play it enough. I do love that Rocket League though.

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15. "Man. I'm too excited. This actually looks like a video game console"
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and not a VCR player with a controller

every inch of this was thought out. so many clever ideas.
This feels more like an actual gaming progression than a gimmick like the last two.

i just hope the library can stand up.
and the battery life
and the frame rate

  

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27. "nintendo stay on that bullshit lmao."
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<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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28. "Yeah, I want one"
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29. "The completely polarized responses in here are interesting n/m"
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30. "*shrug* it's the Wii u gamepad the way they intended it"
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it probably has enough power to let nintendo make nintendo-y games, it probably doesn't have the battery life to be a really dope portable (also it looks a bit small to be used the way they advertise it, but who knows(


www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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34. "yeah i want one, but i know v2 will have better battery life"
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i'd just have to wait 2 years for it

  

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37. "Seems to be based on Nvidia's Shield"
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Or at least shares some of the same tech.

That thing gets around five hours of battery life, which is about what 3DS got.

  

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38. "the Shield was also running android games"
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and required some extras to run full PC games

  

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39. "RE: It has some similarity to the Steam 'project to another device' feat..."
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It's a novel idea that keeps true to Nintendo's main brand of making fun games and systems for not-so-serious gamers.

This seems like it allows Nintendo to get into mobile gaming without having to worry about porting its games for iOs or Android for a variety of form factors and devices. It's streamlined their development process which can only mean better games.

Nintendo hasn't been attempting to get into serious gaming since the N64 and it's probably for the best since, from what I understand, Nintendo doesn't have the resources for R&D to create next-level gaming devices like Sony and Microsoft.

In a way, the lack of raw power that the device has is disappointing because it would be cool to see Mario Kart or another Nintendo exclusive on a really kitted out system, but I see Nintendo's reasoning for their business choices.

  

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40. "Nintendo Switch Game Cards Limited To 16GB Size at launch"
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http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2016/10/rumour_nintendo_switch_game_cards_limited_to_16gb_size

Interesting. The 3DS launched with 2gb cards, but eventually expanded to 8GB so maybe we'll see 64GB if a game demands it

  

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41. "IGN: Screen is multi-touch 720p (link)"
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http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/10/27/nintendo-switch-has-a-720p-multi-touch-touchscreen-says-report

"It's worth bearing in mind that Eurogamer's sources only say that the Switch handheld screen is 720p - no mention is made of what resolution the console outputs at using the TV dock."

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42. "Hands on event in NYC in January 13 (link)"
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http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2016/11/the_first_hands-on_nintendo_switch_event_is_on_13th_january

  

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43. "The Nintendo Switch Sounds Woefully Underpowered (swipe) "
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2016/12/22/the-nintendo-switch-sounds-woefully-underpowered/#4236352c543b

And make no mistake, the Switch's main feature---that it's both a home console and a portable handheld console---is a gimmick, and one that will realistically only appeal to a small slice of the gaming population. It's a cool concept and one that I've thought would be neat in the past, but I have to ask myself: How much will I really use this?

How much will the average gamer really use this feature? On paper or in an ad it sounds great. You play some Zelda but then you have to go somewhere so you just grab the Switch and take it with you. But in practice, how often are you playing a game and then need to go somewhere where you'll still be able to play that game? If I'm playing a game and then need to leave, I probably need to leave to go do something else. Otherwise I would simply stay.

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44. "$250 or less at launch or nah"
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47. "The BASIC Wii U launched at $300."
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Not sure how the Switch will come in under that.

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49. "This is basically an Nvidia Shield, and that launched for like $200"
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this summer.

The Switch price needs to be closer to that than the Wii U. They Wii U didn't get away with that price 4 years ago and it's Nintendo's worst selling console. However, the Wii launched at $250 and positioned itself as the cheap quirky alternative to the 360 and PS3, and that was Nintendo's best selling console.

If Nintendo wants to bank on another low power box, they gotta make this thing super cheap, especially when Xbones and PS4s can be had for $250.

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45. "You don't have to actually leave the house with it"
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i generally play my handhelds before bed or lazing around the house.

The draw for me is just being able to play it in bed or on the couch and not take up the tv.
I'm not really ready to throw dirt on it until i actually hear a dev say they're having real problems with it.

>How much will the average gamer really use this feature? On
>paper or in an ad it sounds great. You play some Zelda but
>then you have to go somewhere so you just grab the Switch and
>take it with you. But in practice, how often are you playing a
>game and then need to go somewhere where you'll still be able
>to play that game? If I'm playing a game and then need to
>leave, I probably need to leave to go do something else.
>Otherwise I would simply stay.

  

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46. "it runs at 40% capacity when undocked"
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according to digital foundry:

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2016-nintendo-switch-spec-analysis

As things stand, CPU clocks are halved compared to the standard Tegra X1, but it's the GPU aspect of the equation that will prove more controversial. Even while docked, Switch doesn't run at Tegra X1's full potential. Clock-speeds are locked here at 768MHz, considerably lower than the 1GHz found in Shield Android TV, but the big surprise from our perspective was the extent to which Nintendo has down-clocked the GPU to hit its thermal and battery life targets. That's not a typo: it really is 307.2MHz - meaning that in portable mode, Switch runs at exactly 40 per cent of the clock-speed of the fully docked device. And yes, the table below does indeed confirm that developers can choose to hobble Switch performance when plugged in to match the handheld profile should they so choose.

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that's significant. that's not just a slightly reduced draw distance or a reduction in texture filtering. that's devastating to frame rates and overall visual fidelity. i don't doubt that nintendo can make it work for their first party titles since they always seem to make their shitty hardware work for them but i have a hard time imagining 3rd party titles running well when undocked

  

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48. "ain't finna be no AAA 3rd parties"
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zero.

Ubi and EA'nem will make a couple obligatory games at launch, mostly ports of old titles and sports games, then abandon it.

the only hope is that the publishers currently making 3DS games stick around and we get a Bravely sequel that can be played on the TV or some shit.

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50. "who said anything about AAA?"
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that alleged 60% reduction is across the board. it's not going to magically not apply to intelligent systems or platinum games

>Ubi and EA'nem will make a couple obligatory games at launch,
>mostly ports of old titles and sports games, then abandon it.

probably. SOP for new nintendo hardware

>the only hope is that the publishers currently making 3DS
>games stick around and we get a Bravely sequel that can be
>played on the TV or some shit.

this would be great. i would love to play something like bravely default (or any of the myriad handheld-exclusive JRPG's i've missed over the years) on a nice tablet screen or TV, even if it's "only" 720p. i still think non-AAA 3rd party devs are going to have issues with making games run well when the tablet is undocked unless they aim super low

  

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51. "i'm mostly hoping that this thing kills my Vita."
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the Vita has hella indies (Single A titles, if you will) that I can continue on my TV with PS4 cross saves, but it's not the seamless transition that Nintendo is promising.

i'm hoping the Switch occupies that AA space between A and AAA. give me games that are more polished and substantial than the simple and arcadey stuff i get on my Vita. they don't need to be 50-hour open-world adventures, but i'm hoping the 3rd parties are able to find a mid-size niche on the Switch.

i'm thinking handheld devs should be able to spec up to that level easier than AAA devs can spec down.

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54. "Yeah, im coppin a Switch for WayForward, not Bethesda."
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>the Vita has hella indies (Single A titles, if you will) that
>I can continue on my TV with PS4 cross saves, but it's not the
>seamless transition that Nintendo is promising.
>
>i'm hoping the Switch occupies that AA space between A and
>AAA. give me games that are more polished and substantial than
>the simple and arcadey stuff i get on my Vita. they don't need
>to be 50-hour open-world adventures, but i'm hoping the 3rd
>parties are able to find a mid-size niche on the Switch.
>
>i'm thinking handheld devs should be able to spec up to that
>level easier than AAA devs can spec down.

Its cool if big names are there but i'm fine with playin 2K elsewhere

  

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53. "I don't think any of that matters, man"
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All its really gotta do is not be a Wii U

Graphics dont matter, power dont matter.

The games are gonna be good. The only thing that matters right now is price. If its $250, parents are copping and gamers are putting it next to their XB1s. They keep it tight with the first party titles, 2nd/3rd party experiments, and continue to do well with indie devs, it'll work out.

$250 is worth only having dope 1st party titles and eshop exclusives. If the price is in that range, youre copping it and then deciding whether to pair it with a PS4 or XB1.

  

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55. "one thing that isn't being considered is the change in screen size"
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the screen in the handheld is SIGNIFICANTLY smaller than any TV in your home. the system doesn't need to push nearly as many triangles to that screen as it does to your TV.


I think in the end people are more worried about this than they need to be, but I don't plan on getting one either way so this news didn't really register with me beyond a vague sense that it'll all be OK.


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56. "true enough. that screen is pretty big though"
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>the screen in the handheld is SIGNIFICANTLY smaller than any
>TV in your home. the system doesn't need to push nearly as
>many triangles to that screen as it does to your TV.

and possibly having to go from 720p (listed resolution of the screen) to something below 720p in order to get your game to run undocked is pretty significant. this may be the pc snob in me talking. most people may not notice the difference between 600p and 720p on a screen that small

>I think in the end people are more worried about this than
>they need to be, but I don't plan on getting one either way so
>this news didn't really register with me beyond a vague sense
>that it'll all be OK.

probably. i think this is standard "why won't nintendo pony up for decent hardware just this one time?!" discussion. i do plan on getting one if i can get some games like bravely default, dragon quest, and other jrpgs previously relegated to handhelds. and it's nintendo. they'll be fine

  

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52. "Nintendo can get away with it if they nail everything else."
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All they have to do is mix PSN and XBL into one branding it as Nintendo Online. They've got enough catalog to sell used backlog games as Switch compatible to satiate the appetites while developers create new Switch specific experiences.

The Switch is damn near full proof in a way. Switch owners get all the AAA games on other platforms plus the exclusive Nintendo games. I'm copping at 250 if true sight unseen.

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57. "My people in Japan knew NOTHING about this system"
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I was just in Tokyo a few weeks ago and I was in a room full of Japanese people (one of which was a 10 year old child who owns a WiiU). When I brought up the switch they looked at me like I had two heads. I played the trailer for them and they lost their minds. I would think if they are planing to launch this thing in March they might want to start promoting it. I guess that will happen after the January event.

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58. "they never made a Japanese version of that Switch video???"
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59. "China, not Japan,"
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http://kotaku.com/china-already-has-a-handheld-like-the-nintendo-switch-1788056087

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60. "$250 rumored price"
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Cop-on-sight price

Like i said, this is going right next to the pc/ps4/XB1 whether you plan on undocking it or not.

$250, like the Wii, is fine even if you only play 1st party games and never even open the eShop or play Virtual Console.

  

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61. "Ike called it."
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If they can do this, it'll definitely help.
I already heard on The Know that Gamestop is not getting many consoles.
So I expect a "Oh, we didn't know there was going to be this much demand" press release.

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62. "Hard not to cop at that price."
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The big determining factor of course; what games are scheduled to drop at the release date? I suppose I'll be alright if that new Zelda actually drops when the console is released. I just hope Amazon has them in stock by the time the price and ordering info is released since I'm sure it'll be impossible to get one at the brick and mortar store here in NYC.

A mew Metroid dropping and I'll be on cloud nine; for some reason, I don't care for Mario type games anymore.

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63. "Zelda close to confirmed for launch in the US"
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the rumor right now is everything else will be moderately disappointing, but there are some indies coming through on the eshop that should keep people happy until April

  

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64. "So it's pretty much Lather, Rinse, Repeat for Nintendo."
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It's a damn shame if Nintendo doesn't learn from their past mistakes regarding the sales being shoddy; it's cool and all if the consoles themselves are good to great in terms of design, but it don't mean a thing if the games themselves aren't entertaining.

Still, at $250.00 out the game, that's hard to not want to take a crack at the system.

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65. "i think they learned a great deal"
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>It's a damn shame if Nintendo doesn't learn from their past
>mistakes regarding the sales being shoddy; it's cool and all
>if the consoles themselves are good to great in terms of
>design, but it don't mean a thing if the games themselves
>aren't entertaining.
>Still, at $250.00 out the game, that's hard to not want to
>take a crack at the system.

it looks like they learned from the Wii U and 3DS launch and went back to the Wii playbook and added some NDS plays.

  

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66. "I need to know the price and an Amazon link to cop"
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67. "Nintendo livestream at 11p ET tonight"
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68. "$300! I'm moded."
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69. "livestream"
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leading with motion control stuff. not promising

mario was a given. i'm not fooled by the hat thing. that's a de facto double jump

xenoblade could be good

fire emblem warriors seems counter to the fire emblem gameplay design philosophy (i guess they're just licensing out the characters though). i don't know how much juice omega force has left after hyrule warriors, samurai warriors, dynasty warriors, and dragon quest heroes

dragon quest 10 and 11! in japan only for now! dragon quest heroes 1 is already available on all (?) platforms, with 2 coming soon to those same platforms

skyrim running on under powered hardware. great. maybe motion controls will add some player agency or provide more immersion

new SMT might be good but persona 5 is coming out soon

no more heroes 2? maybe? the design and gameplay that made that game unique is ~10 years old now. suda's track record lately is kind of spotty

no one is buying nintendo consoles for ea sports games

f-zero in that montage? thought i saw a listing for hitman in there. reddit says ssx (maybe a sequel to the recent reboot?) + a gang of titles already available on xone and ps4

it's over. i'm skeptical. $300 seems like a lot for what it's offering, speaking as a person who owns a gaming pc and a ps4. other people might find that price point more appealing

  

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70. "Nintendo stubborn, man."
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72. "japan is so fucking washed"
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you have no idea how much it hurt me to type that

  

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73. "I won't be losing sleep if I don't get a preorder tomorrow"
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If I miss it at launch, I can wait for a while. You'll be able to find the system in April...especially if splatoon 2 gets delayed...

  

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71. "that zelda trailer was dope!"
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i'm just gonna get it on wii u tho. mario looked alright. the final fantasy game had a cool art style too

  

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74. "Thoughts"
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-The actual presentation was cringe-worthy at points, but a few of the games looks pretty good and they updated the site with a bunch of good infos.
-I thought it would be $250. $50 more doesn't really make a difference to me, but I think it might to some.
-Accessory pricing is high. $70 for the pro controller and $80 for a Joycon set? Yeesh.
-It seems like they're doing a PS+/Games with gold style thing but for NES/SNES games: "Subscribers will get to download and play a Nintendo Entertainment System™ (NES) or Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ (Super NES) game (with newly-added online play) for free for a month." Also discounts. I hope it's less than what Sony and MS are charging but I know it won't be.
-Two to six hours battery isn't bad, especially if it just uses a regular USB-C cable. I can just charge it with the same brick I use for my camera. The website says it gets three hours when playing Zelda.
-I like that it uses game cards. Something old-school cool about them.
-Micro SD cards are also a smart move. I was worried they'd do some nut ass Vita shit. Also, it already having 32GB of internal memory is good.
-Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers looks kind of like that SFII game that was on 360/PS3 that Udon did the art for.

Zelda is launching with it and looks amazing so I'm basically getting one at launch.

  

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75. "USFII has a CPS2 mode"
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for the backgrounds too, not just the sprites.

in HD Remix you could use the OG sprites, but you were stuck with the HD backgrounds...

which means I gotta buy a damn Switch.

especially since Hori is coming out with an arcade stick for it.

ugh.

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77. "Violent Ken too. dammit!"
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>which means I gotta buy a damn Switch.
>
>especially since Hori is coming out with an arcade stick for
>it.
>
>ugh.

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87. "I really hope they make fight pads for this thing, too. "
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Also, didn't realize you were on GAF. I was like "wait, that act looks familiar" lol.

  

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89. "they activated my account like last month"
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i was on the waitlist for so long i forgot i signed up for that shit.

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93. "lol I forgot about it, too."
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By the time I remembered and logged in I wasn't a Junior Member anymore.

  

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76. "Couldda been a stronger presentation if it wasnt all 60 year old execs"
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Miyamoto has crazy personality, the rest of these mofos...they need to hire real pr people.

While I get the wii controller will effectively never die, we couldda skipped that 5 minute westworld ass shootout production. On top of I hope with the kinect (rip) dying such an ignoble death they dont really push motion controls cause...

That EA Switch thing scared me when it would be a "special" version. which makes me think we going back to wii control games where they would put in shitty shaking joystick dynamics just because. All EA needs to do is stuff Madden/FIFA 's current gen version exactly into the Switch and its a wrap (imagine settling madden or 2k shit talking on rhe spot). That alone would sell me but as it is...

I preordered it, but thinking on it I wonder why, lol. Its great but outside of Nintendo's offering (of which only zelda will be ready ar launch) no other games sold me. Shit, some those announcements seemed more for New 3ds then a new high def system.

  

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79. "I pre-ordered it, too. I'm fine with it just being a Zelda machine at la..."
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Hell, I got a PS4 at launch in Nov. 13' and literally didn't buy a game for the thing until Infamous Second Son in March 14'.

The fact that it's launching with what I consider a must have makes it automatically the most interesting launch since the Wii and Twilight Princess. I'd rather have one game I really want than a bunch of third party stuff I could care less about just to check boxes (although having both would be good, like the PSP launch).

  

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80. "Problem is, what happens if you're not a huge zelda fan"
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*Raises hand*

Im an idiot and its my birthday a few weeks after the release; I can just add Zelda to my ever growing list of games apparently I collect, but just don't play.

They shouldda left it in the oven a bit longer until they had more games. Zelda's an AAA title to the extreme...probably the best launch title we've seen in decades. But the overall list is the most anemic launch for a system ive ever seen:


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (March 3rd)
1-2-Switch (March 3rd)
Just Dance 2017 (March 3rd)
Skylanders Imaginators (March 3rd)
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82. "I'm not really sure what a nintendo console is for if not Zelda and Mari..."
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83. "I'm just like Big Reg, I don't play Zelda."
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But you're right. You're copping a Nintendo console for Mario or Zelda.

I can't lie, Crown Heights Mario looked mad fun.

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84. "I agree, but I think that's the problem, lol"
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What I hoped is that since Wii U had those expected Nintendo classics with plans to port them (splatoon,smash, mario kart), id be able to cop to effectively 'catch up' with what Nintendo's been doing for the past ten years or so.

Add on a couple of sports games/ similar multiplayer games to actually tote this thing around as an option for some drunken house party shenanigans.

Instead it looks like outside of the Zelda those ports are vaguely dropping in 2017? Like why i gotta wait till Fall for PORTS of years old Wii U games like y'all aint know you had a new system coming out.

And there are no real sports games/multiplayer games.

1 2 Switch seems like a shitty attempt to revamp Wii Sports as 'offline fun' when them niggas just needed to basically just copy that same exact template with just better graphics/features. And unlike Wii Sports which as pack in was responsible for selling millions of OG Wii's...1 2 Switch is a full priced game.

  

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86. "if they had a Metroid game at launch, i'd probably cop..."
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....Zelda looks beautiful, but I haven't played a Zelda since SNES ...this is a no buy for me


  

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88. "I also haven't played Zelda since SNES"
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It's not the killer app for me but I worry that if I don't get it now when Mario drops I wont be able to find a system. SMH. Freaking Nintendo man...

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78. "If this moves more than 20 million units in its life I'll be surprised. "
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I see it doing better than the Wii U overall, but that's about it.

Too expensive. Launch lineup looks weak outside of Zelda. 3rd party support ain't happening.

Diehards will buy it, but it's not going to convert people into casual gamers like the Wii did with them damn joycons. The system's only hope is that it takes the handheld baton from the 3DS, but I don't see how with the games shown and battery life that ranges from TWO to six hours. The handheld angle is probably why they're selling it for $40 cheaper in Japan than in the US. America don't give a fuck about handhelds no more.

But it has SFII so I'm coppin.

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94. "The more I thought about it today, the more I think this is going to do ..."
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Probably in the range of the PS3/360/PSP, or in the low 80 millions.

Which would be really good for a Nintendo home system considering only Wii sold more than that.

  

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95. "I hope you're right because I want Metroid"
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and I don't think I'm getting Metroid unless this thing does NUMBAS.

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168. "This reply was so dumb. hahaha"
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171. "LMAO"
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81. "Price isn't what i wanted, but i'm pretty excited"
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interesting they're going with the launch "window" approach again

Zelda obviously looks dope
The Mario game looked good but kinda Sonic-like
I actually wanna play the motion stuff especially Arms, which interestingly has online play.
I'm one of the few people interested in that Puyo/Tetris game
Mario Kart 8 with way better battle mode

Looking forward to Splatoon 2, and RiME

Battery life isn't that big of a deal to me and i'm glad it can charge with USB-C

Curious about the convoluted online thing and the absence of Virtual Console talk.
I just hope my eshop purchases are still in tact

  

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85. "I pre ordered but man..."
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I pre ordered because I want to be able to play that Mario game when it drops. That said the launch line up looks weak sauce outside of Zelda. But I guess most launch lineups are weak sauce. Nintendo needed to knock this one out of the park. The pitch was coming right down the plate and all they did was hit a foul. I'm a casual gamer who didn't own a wii U so I'm hoping that there will be enough solid titles to support my purchase of this damn console. Also virtual console is a big deal for me. They gotta get that right.

I don't even know if this will be hard to get post launch because of how weird that presentation was last night and the lack of killer apps outside of Zelda now and Mario around Christmas.

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90. "I'm really waitin to hear about VC"
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if my purchases transfer and if we're gonna get GBA and GCN titles

  

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91. "I wouldn't hold my breath for VC transfers."
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You already know that ain't happening, fam.

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92. "i do"
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:(

  

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96. "I'm getting one with Super MARIO Odyssey comes out. "
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I can wait.

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97. "I wish I didn't have to give my money to Nintendo just for Zelda and Mar..."
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All the nintendo systems i buy end up collecting dust until someone finds out how to run homebrew on it.

  

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99. "Switch homebrew finna be lit tho."
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102. "how is wii u homebrew? btw wii u emulation is coming along nicely"
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bayonetta 2:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS_9WF6sqz4

cemu now has customizable internal resolution: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1331942

just a few more months and i can finally play the one game that i nearly purchased a $300 console for

  

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109. "Basically wide open"
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You can't overwrite the Wii U firmware with custom firmware, but outside of that you can do everything else. Even then they have a work around for custom firmware that you can run off of the SD card though.

You could download games straight from Nintendo's servers through some back door and install them straight to internal memory or an external drive and run them like normal. FOR FREE. If you can get it from the eStore then you can get it.

I'm sure the independent games are cool too (I guess).

Funnily enough, Twilight Princess HD eats up half of 32 GBs. It must be a staple of the Zelda series, like the Master Sword.

If you tryna play Bayonetta, for the cost of a 32 GB SD card (I started with a 8 GB and soon realized some games were at least 10 GBs) and a SD card Reader, you could set your Wii U up to play that and any other game in 2 hours from scratch.

I fucked around and copped a pro controller. Now it almost gets as much burn as my PS4 did. That's until I cop another PS4 at least.

  

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98. "Zelda will eat half of the measlely 32GB of storage"
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http://www.polygon.com/nintendo-switch/2017/1/14/14273312/nintendo-switch-hard-drive-size-legend-of-zelda-breath-of-the-wild

The digital version is 14GB. Heh...

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100. "I don't understand them. "
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I love still having physical media for my games. Especially carts because they last. However if you can download this game why make the amount of storage space so small? AND how are you gonna charge so much with that small amount of space?!?!?

I really don't understand Nintendo and with the Switch rolling out like this I doubt I ever will.

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101. "And keep in mind, part of that 32GB is dedicated to the OS."
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So after installing Zelda you might be looking at like 14GB to play with.

You'll be lucky to install two full-size games on the base storage at one time.

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103. "I don't understand how any of this got past first base."
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These choices just don't make any sense at all. They had a golden opportunity here and they are pissing it all away. I feel guilty buying this almost because I worry it will encourage them to do more dumb ish in the future. It's as if they have learned NOTHING.

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104. "I'm legit canceling my preorder if USFII ends up multiplatform"
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I wanna play Zelda, but I can wait for a more reasonable SKU.

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125. "Not great for a home console but good for a portable. "
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Shit, the Vita was a $250 handheld with NO internal memory AND you had to shell out for proprietary memory cards that weren't usable in anything else and (still) go for obscene amounts of money ($85 for 32GB, $104 for 64GB).

I'm actually hoping this replaces the Vita as a console for Western downloadable indie games (if Sony doesn't make another portable, which I'm guessing they won't).

  

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111. "you can expand to 2 TB..."
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And if you buy the game...you won't use the memory on the system...they are using SD cards for the games which will have its own memory for saves.

  

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117. "when those cards are made..."
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do they exist today? I googled 2TB SD cards and a shit load of Nintendo Switch articles popped up. Flash/NAND manufacturers are about to have a whole lot of customers soon.

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118. "200Gb for $70"
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https://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Ultra-200GB-Micro-SDSDQUAN-200G-G4A/dp/B00V62XBQQ/ref=sr_1_3?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1484527359&sr=1-3&keywords=256gb+sdxc+card

I filled ~200GB on my PS4 in 3 months with full games, demos and gameplay recordings. Threw a 2TB drive in and I don't even think about storage. Matter of fact I need to put a 2-4TB drive in my PS4 pro. I have storage anxiety...

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122. "Storage won't be an issue with Switch..."
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because it's not a requirement to download the game...LOL

  

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123. "i wasn't gonna say anything"
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cause i was confused as to why the size of Zelda mattered

  

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105. "Weak launch and 32gb makes this a nonstarter"
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Can't do it. And no word on external storage yet beyond game cards?

Is Nintendo off their rocker?

Those cats need to just go back to basics, and stuff a huge hard drive in a colorful box and launch with Mario, Zelda and Metroid on deck.
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106. "Wait, what is the microSD slot for?"
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Just saves?

  

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112. "Rumor is 128gb micro SD IF Anything."
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Nintendo is just making this thing too much of a headache to own.
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114. "It'll support up to 2TB micro sdxc...whenever they come out:"
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http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/01/13/the-nintendo-switch-supports-up-to-256-gigabyte-micro-sd-cards.aspx

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119. "Lol, they are making this way too hard"
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At the price point they could have lured in the curious, but this storage thing is just bungled.
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110. "32 gb HD in 2017?"
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107. "Jack of all trades, master of some (swipe)"
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http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/01/hands-on-with-nintendo-switch-jack-of-all-trades-master-of-some/2/

The entire hands-on article is worth reading, but I thought this was interesting:

"The more I think about it, the more I think Nintendo should have released a cheaper, portable-only edition of the Switch. Doing so would reduce the $299 asking price (Nintendo is selling extra TV docking systems for $90 on their own) and highlight the system's biggest strengths. But doing so would also essentially concede an essential truth: that Nintendo has made a great portable console that just happens to connect to your TV, rather than a great TV console that happens to be portable. If Nintendo can focus on the Switch's strengths, and somehow bulk up a threadbare software library, then it could still end up being an interesting part of the console market."

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113. "An early focus on indie games would have been smart"
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Imagine Hyper Light Drifter or Abzu as launch titles?

  

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115. "I'm not certain it could run Abzu..."
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108. "Neo Geo coming to Switch"
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http://tinycartridge.com/post/155852166416/neo-geo-games-also-coming-to-switch-in-march

  

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124. "i'd rather see some SWITCH games coming to switch..."
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...this console launch year is embarrassing for the N

  

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128. "good lord...this feels like that Android console"
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just piecing together random scraps from all over the place.

shit is a really embarrassing launch.

  

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129. "How so?"
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The VC has already included PC Engine, Genesis, and Game Gear games. This is just another system being added to the mix.

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116. "Zelda looks cool, but I still have two DLCs worth of The Witcher to play"
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I haven't owned a Nintendo console since the day Resident Evil 4 was announced for the PS2, and while I definitely feel like I've missed out on the Mario Galaxy games I get the impression Wind Waker was the last unique 3D Zelda game until this one and I really can't think of anything besides those Mario games I was super interested in playing on a Nintendo console. Every dope game they had usually had a reasonable alternative on PS4 (like Bayonetta -> DmC) even if it wasn't 1:1 in terms of Japanese weirdness/quality.


I'm really, really interested in this new Zelda but, again, I still have a LOT of game that's (seemingly) very similar in structure, and I also can't justify spending $300 just to play a single game. Nintendo 64 and Playstation was really the only generation I found having two consoles viable, PS2 just ate Gamecube's lunch and I never looked back.


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120. "I'd rather throw the money at new PS4 games this year"
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It's looking like a banner year for third party games (ghost recon, red dead, for honor, etc etc) and exclusives (God of Warm, Zero Horizon Dawn) and spending $300 on a half-novelty system doesn't seem like the best move.

  

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121. "Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct - 1.18.17, 5p est"
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126. "the superbowl commercial might do numbers tho:"
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv5Weh0RZYM

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127. "Great idea"
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They could get a lot of people excited with that add. It's almost a month away at this point. Smart way to do what folks are calling a soft launch.

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130. "early unboxing"
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MijBVTf85Pc

  

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131. "damn, they killed that quick"
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132. "I was irked it wasn't nintendo that killed it"
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How you gonna fight over the rights to an unboxing vid by an apparently completely third party.

That youtube world is nuts.

  

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134. "Flosports are the worst. "
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133. "eshop purchases now tied to Nintendo account (link)"
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http://nintendoeverything.com/reconfirmed-eshop-purchases-on-switch-are-tied-to-nintendo-accounts/

  

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135. "FINALLY"
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i assume this is just for switch games.

it would be nice if my Shovel Knight transferred over

  

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136. "Are we watching the Nindies Livestream today? "
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12 Noon EST 9 am PST

http://live.nintendo.com/

I'm in.

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137. "Some of these look pretty good!"
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I (sorta, through the internet) know this Russian pixel artist who worked on Pocket Rumble so I think I'll buy that.

I'll probably also get Mr. Shifty and Dandara.

What I really want are ports of Nuclear Throne and Hyperlight Drifter. The former especially since I do a run damn near every day and it would probably work better on Switch than it does on Vita.

  

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hardware
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138. "i heard about Pocket Rumble a LOOOONG ass time ago when it was pre-Alpha"
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i was wondering what happened to it a couple days ago

i'm excited i'll get to play it on the go

  

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139. "This the type of shit i'm gettin it for."
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Steamworld Dig 2:
Overcooked Special Edition
Gonner
Blaster Master Zero
Flipping Death
Dandara
Mr. Shifty
TumbleSeed
Shakedown: Hawaii
Pocket Rumble
WarGroove
Thumper
Ultimate Chicken Horse
Rogue Trooper Redux
Celeste
Fast RMX
Shovel Knight

goddamn

Treasurenauts
Wonder Boy
Penelope
BATTLE CHEF BRIGADE
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Rive
Enter the Gungeon
Mr Shifty
Rime
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i mean, dawg

  

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140. "So, folks are streaming the new Zelda already on twitch."
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I saw one person playing the game bright and early this morning before I left for work. One of the streamer's JoyCon controllers was acting up and wasn't responding correctly 100% of the time he had it inside the controller. He mentioned Nintendo issuing an update for the system later on today, which is pretty wild. Almost as if folks that were fortunate to cop the system are serving as beta testers.

The Zelda game itself looks beyond gorgeous, but I still don't think copping a Switch is justified solely for playing this game. From what little I saw, the game looks quite deep and it appears to have adopted a ton of crafting game mechanics from recent action-RPG type games. I'd love to see what a Metroid game would look like on this system.

"Sean sparks like John Starks, nah, Sean ball like John Wall" - Rest In Power Forever Sean Price.

  

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141. "Zelda got a shit ton of perfect scores "
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Giant Bomb, Game Informer, Edge, IGN, Gamespot, US Gamer, Destructoid, Polygon, Famitsu, Time...and a shit ton of other places I've never heard of.

I'm very hype and also glad I took tomorrow off.

  

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142. "Regarding the system shortages"
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Is it possible Nintendo is trying to gin up extra interesting in the Switch system by selling the systems in short supply, similar to how they did with the original Wii? The WiiU did poorly from what I gather casually online, so is it possible Nintendo wants to garner extra interest in their brand?

It'll be interesting to me if the system continues to sell in short supply some holiday season.

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143. "I have no idea what would make you think this."
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the wii u was in short supply when it launched too.

THEY'RE JUST NOT GOOD AT THIS.

www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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144. "Cool, thank you for the clarity."
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>the wii u was in short supply when it launched too.
>
>THEY'RE JUST NOT GOOD AT THIS.

"Sean sparks like John Starks, nah, Sean ball like John Wall" - Rest In Power Forever Sean Price.

  

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hardware
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147. "None of the shortages in their run seem calculated, imo"
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its never a total shortage. you may not be able to find any in one area, but its like a goldmine the next town over.

There's a 3DS 'shortage' now. One target around here hasn't had very many for months while another across town is completely stocked.

  

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148. "RE: Regarding the system shortages"
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Isn't every system launch the same? Nintendo, Sony, MS, always short in the beginning.

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145. "I really love this thing. "
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I feel like I've e-known y'all dudes for years so you already know I'm portable fiend. In the two days I've owned this thing, I'd say it's the best portable I've played, and owes more to the PSP Go than any previous Nintendo handheld, imo. I can see it getting comparisons to the Vita, but I feel like this blows that out of the water on a hardware/design level:

-No proprietary memory cards (and 32GB internal)
-Standard charging cable
-An even bigger screen
-Traditional console control setup (two shoulder buttons and clicking sticks)
-Easily hooks up to a TV
-Allows for the use of external controllers

In a crazy way, the PSP Go actually has a lot of those features (internal memory, controller support, TV hookup) so this feels more like what the Vita should have been if Sony wasn't scared of cannibalizing PS3/PS4 sales.

I'm many hours into BotW and I've played it all in portable mode with a very brief break for table top to test my pro controller. The thing is super comfortable for long play sessions and I can really see taking it everywhere with me. I guess my only knock thus far is that I wish the dock didn't have to be upright because it doesn't fit well in my entertainment thingy (not that I have any huge desire to dock it anyway).

  

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146. "as a mostly handheld player"
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i'm really hurting i can't get one for a couple months

  

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149. "Copped on last Saturday off Amazon.com."
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I was fortunate enough to see Kotaku post that Amazon had some in stock; I was one of the lucky ones to press that Add To Cart button within that two-three hour window when the Switches were in stock. It arrived yesterday and boy am I amazed at how tiny the system is. I was a little worried nothing was going to be in the box since I didn't see any tape on box itself to seal everything closed.

I only played about 10-15 minutes, but I can easily see Breath of the Wild stealing many weekend hours from me. I'm too smart to know I can't even tough this game during the work week since it'll easily keep my up til 1 to 2 in the AM. Seeing that both this and the new Mario game are both sandbox-ish in style made me want to cop the system, even though it is highly possible those maybe the only two high quality games for the system going by Nintendo's recent history with quality games for their recent systems. I suppose ultimately time will tell.

"Sean sparks like John Starks, nah, Sean ball like John Wall" - Rest In Power Forever Sean Price.

  

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150. "the result of putting NBA 2K18 on Switch (video)"
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https://twitter.com/NBAInside_Stuff/status/909994806855823361

  

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151. "It goes everywhere man"
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Gotta love it.

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152. "ngl that nearly sells me on a switch lol."
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<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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153. "anyone use this as just a console.."
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...got one to give to the kids for xmas but going to lay down the "console only rule" so they dont fight over it ...can i just leave it next to the ps4 as a stand alone console, and power it on by the controllers like a ps4??

  

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154. "yeah you can"
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The only time my son takes it out is when he goes over his grandparents. But at home you can pretty much leave it in the base and use the sticks or a pro controller.

  

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155. "I've only had mine a little over a month"
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but I've probably only taken it out of the dock one time just to show my wife. Other than that, next to the XB1 and PS4 all the time.

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156. "thats dope, thanks fellas"
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157. "I love this thing."
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I decided to pick one up to play for my commute to and from work, and I really bought into the Odyssey hype. Meijer had a buy 2 games get 1 free deal, so I picked up Odyssey, Breath of the Wild, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. I haven't owned or really played a Nintendo system since the N64 (which I loved), so I'm still processing how neat it is to be able to play Mario Kart online with 11 other people.

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158. "How's that battery life?"
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haven't heard a peep out of anybody on that note

  

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159. "It's fine..."
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Not great, not awful, and it varies by game CPU/GPU load. I play mine docked, my kids will take it from time to time, play it undocked, if the battery runs out they put it back in the dock. I think we live in a time where we all carry extra batteries and charger cords for our phones and tablets and the like and this just fits right in.

  

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160. "Probably because most keep it docked"
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>haven't heard a peep out of anybody on that note

Half of the time I forget I can take that shit out, if I go somewhere, have a long wait, and want to game I bring a 3DS with me.

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161. "It's fine for how I use it"
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Probably 70% docked; 30% portable.

The times I play portable tend to be short periods of 30 minutes or less so obviously the battery won't drain that fast.

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162. "I say it could be better"
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My kids play mostly handheld. Even when at home, they play handheld mostly because someone is watching TV or the other is playing XBOX.

I dont have a device to compare it to so I cant say bad or good...I just wish it was better

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163. "Does buying a second one make since? "
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I have 2 boys...that alone should tell the story of why I'm pondering the idea.

My issue is all the games I bought (we download games only) for the current switch. I now have to buy again for the new one.

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164. "If you got the scratch i guess so"
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i only have one kid so i don't really have any advice especially if they like different types of games.

adding a 3DS/2DSXL may make sense

  

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165. "I've had my switch for about 3 months now."
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Dope console so far.

- Battery life is alright, depending on the game of course. I can play zelda for about 2.5 hours. Playing BattleChef Brigade for about 4 hours straight before looking for my charging cable.

- The joycon wireless connection is mostly useless outside of a couple of feet. It disconnects randomly out of nowhere if I try to play it while docked. The Pro controller has a better connection.

- Docked, the graphics are beautiful. Very colorful and vibrant. Running at 1080 if I'm not mistaken.

- Get a case

- Sort of worried how the dock might scratch the screen because I play it undocked a lot and charge it in the dock nightly. I might cop one of these: https://www.etsy.com/listing/506631708/nintendo-switch-dock-sock-full-cover?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=nintendo%20switch%20cover&ref=sc_gallery_1&plkey=a96384ce11c0f9f20a04358da32b283e644788c3:506631708

- Best games out for it right now: Super mario Odyssey and Zelda of course. Rocket League is real fun on the Switch, Battle Chef Brigade, Mario Kart 8, Mario + Rabbids, DOOM, Stardew Valley, Rayman Legends, Thumper, Steamworld Dig.

- I've played my Switch more than my Xbox One.

  

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166. "Bought one and my only regret is..."
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buying Steamworld Dig 2 and Stardew Valley for my PS4 a few weeks earlier.

If anyone was hesitating on pulling the trigger on one as a second console, go for it.

  

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167. "finally got one"
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got the MK8 bundle and bought odyssey too.

fun times. got a 128 GB card, thinking i maybe should have gone bigger. is getting a u3 card a must? there were some great deals on u1 cards but i went with the u3.

has anyone had to replaced their original card? how is that process?

  

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169. "Finally copped one on black friday...."
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Like it so far. Only have Zelda. Only thing I dont like is no SNES titles available yet. I need some Super Metroid & Contra 3 in my life!

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170. "hopefully i get zelda for xmas"
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if not im gonna wait it out some before getting it. really want it though.

im thinking of buying la noire since it has good reviews and is pretty cheap, maybe a used nba2k18 too.

mario odyssey is pretty fun and easy to get through with some sections that are challenging.

i got the online pass but im waiting to activate it.

  

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172. "anyone up for some smash?"
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i completely suck at it but i'm down

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237. "might take you up on that"
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i finally unlocked all the fighters. probably taking a break from it for a week or so. might activate my online account soon. im definitely not great either. im not even sure who my go to fighter would be now.

ive been using mii sword fighter with some custom moves for adventure mode but i feel he would be cheating in versus lol

used to use mr game and watch but he can be pretty vulnerable and i mostly struggle when i try to use him now.

  

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173. "Nintendo eShop sale - Incl Mario Odyssey until Dec 10"
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https://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals

i guess i'll use these bazillion gold coins and get a bigger discount

  

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174. "good looking out"
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i might cop one of these three

nba 2k19
wolfenstein II
doom

all $29.99 im thinking of welfenstein but need to look it up a bit more.

  

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175. "I’m debating on 2k"
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I don’t believe in paying $60 for a game that will be obsolete in a year, but at $30 i may pick it up since we’re not halfway though the season yet

  

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176. "did you pick any up?"
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im kind of over odyssey, mk8 and la noire.

i want to resist buying anything until i see if i get any for xmas but i also want more games lol

i might just go ahead and activate the online membership and see what fun i can get out of that for now.

havent finished la noire but i gotta be in a specific mood to play it.

what are the limitations in buying an older nba 2k game? i havent played sports games in over a decade probably.

  

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177. "RE: did you pick any up?"
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i copped Odyssey since i had like $9.50 in gold coins i'd accumilated from all the 3DS games i bought so i got it for $35 with the extra discount.


>what are the limitations in buying an older nba 2k game? i
>havent played sports games in over a decade probably.

no roster updates and if the team you wanna play wasn't that good that year, it might take some of the fun out of it. Retro rosters aren't as neat as they were back in the 90's and 2000's

  

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178. "nice"
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i got odyssey for 42 at target on black friday. great game. i said i was over it yet i spent over an hour last night in one kingdom having fun lol

seems like nba/madden games would make more sense as updates and new releases every 3 years or more. buying a whole new game every year just seems dumb. i get it if your passionate about it you will do it but its bad for the pockets.

can you make custom players for rookies and such?

  

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179. "i've been on the 2 year train for years"
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so when a new game comes out, its actually a BIG upgrade

  

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180. "im stupid"
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lol

i bought 2k19 last week for $40 but waited to open it incase someone got it for me for xmas. when i saw no one did i opened it yesterday and while the updates downloaded i decided to browse the nintendo store. its on sale for $29.99 again.

i think rabbids is $20. debating getting this.

i did get starlink for xmas so that should be fun. definitely liked starfox 64. i played it for about an hour and it was cool, not great so far.

i think im going to buy the fitness boxing game but i want to wait for it to go on sale. i started the trial yesterday and its kind of fun and a decent workout. wish it had better choices for music but whatever.

  

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181. "update: still stupid"
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i remembered bestbuy had a price protection if the price drops. got that taken care of by chat so coooool

then i remembered i was down to 45 gigs left on my 128gb sd card so started looking at prices. found a 400gb for $90. went back and forth on it a bit before deciding yes. main concern is what do i do with this 128gb?? i doubt theres a market for them. i think my brother might have a smaller card so i might give it to him.

i really am starting to dislike cartridges that make you download over 10 gigs of data. does it save them money this way? i doubt the games are sooo big they dont fit on the cartridges.

back to being stupid, so now im thinking will i even buy anymore games that require me to use more space?? maybe the 45 gigs will be good for another year? i think the 400 gig card was a good deal, supposedly its $250 regularly. i think it will be a while before it drops much lower and definitely a long time before theres a 1 tb released and priced around $100 so im not too mad about it. but since it was 90 i convinced myself to order something else to take advantage of no interest.

got zelda...then im like would i need the pro controller??? so added that. then im like should i get zelda or smash???? uhm both!

so yeah. this might have been stupid. i mean great products but uh thats serious coin. im going to think it over some before i receive them. im thinking ill keep everything but i might smarten up and return everything.

i did get to finally play 2k19 (it took hours to download on xmas so didnt get to play it except for a couple of exhibition matches). i was able to see the controls and different ways to pass and shoot and play defense. its looking like it will be a good game that i will keep coming back to. i was worried i would get over it quickly. definitely looks like theres a lot to the game. for now im going to focus on improving before i try any of the serious modes.

also, the graphics are trash. i know the switch is underpowered but uhm this looks wii level. i havent had any complaints about graphics in the other games ive played but 2k19 does not look good.

  

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184. "RE: update: still stupid"
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>i remembered bestbuy had a price protection if the price
>drops. got that taken care of by chat so coooool
>
>then i remembered i was down to 45 gigs left on my 128gb sd
>card so started looking at prices. found a 400gb for $90. went
>back and forth on it a bit before deciding yes. main concern
>is what do i do with this 128gb?? i doubt theres a market for
>them. i think my brother might have a smaller card so i might
>give it to him.

i mean, i don't really forsee running out of space. if i get to that point, i'll probably uninstall stuff. you keep your save data. Don't buy a 400gb card. thats crazy. especially not for $90 for a system that's gonna be out for the next 5 years at least. The prices are gonna drop like a stone.

>
>i really am starting to dislike cartridges that make you
>download over 10 gigs of data. does it save them money this
>way? i doubt the games are sooo big they dont fit on the
>cartridges.

the games are literally too big to fit on the cart. thats why other companies ditched cartridges a long time ago.

>got zelda...then im like would i need the pro controller??? so
>added that. then im like should i get zelda or smash???? uhm
>both!
>
>so yeah. this might have been stupid. i mean great products
>but uh thats serious coin. im going to think it over some
>before i receive them. im thinking ill keep everything but i
>might smarten up and return everything.

the Pro Controller is nice, but you probably only NEED it for competitive games like Smash or Rocket League.

>
>i did get to finally play 2k19 (it took hours to download on
>xmas so didnt get to play it except for a couple of exhibition
>matches). i was able to see the controls and different ways to
>pass and shoot and play defense. its looking like it will be a
>good game that i will keep coming back to. i was worried i
>would get over it quickly. definitely looks like theres a lot
>to the game. for now im going to focus on improving before i
>try any of the serious modes.

if you have a 5ghz/media channel on your router, put your Switch on that to get faster speeds, you just have to be a lot closer to the router.

  

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185. "RE: update: still stupid"
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>>i remembered bestbuy had a price protection if the price
>>drops. got that taken care of by chat so coooool
>>
>>then i remembered i was down to 45 gigs left on my 128gb sd
>>card so started looking at prices. found a 400gb for $90.
>went
>>back and forth on it a bit before deciding yes. main concern
>>is what do i do with this 128gb?? i doubt theres a market
>for
>>them. i think my brother might have a smaller card so i
>might
>>give it to him.
>
>i mean, i don't really forsee running out of space. if i get
>to that point, i'll probably uninstall stuff. you keep your
>save data. Don't buy a 400gb card. thats crazy. especially not
>for $90 for a system that's gonna be out for the next 5 years
>at least. The prices are gonna drop like a stone.

i have it sealed at home. i dont think its a bad price long term. how soon would 400gb cards drop under $50? i would think maaaybe next year. now if i dont end up not putting anything else on my card from here until then it will be stupid. im gonna sit on this a little bit before i open it.

i have the shield tv with no additional storage. i used to have some roms and iso on a usb drive that over heated and stopped working. im thinking i might move the 128gb card with a usb adapter to it. im gonna have sandisk replace the usb drive but i dont want to risk using the same type of drive on the shield tv. it was a recommended model for it but already burned me once so eh.

>
>>
>>i really am starting to dislike cartridges that make you
>>download over 10 gigs of data. does it save them money this
>>way? i doubt the games are sooo big they dont fit on the
>>cartridges.
>
>the games are literally too big to fit on the cart. thats why
>other companies ditched cartridges a long time ago.

I guess youre right. i figured breath of the wild and odyssey had to be much bigger than 2k19 or la noire. nope. zelda is 13 gb and odyssey like 6??

>
>>got zelda...then im like would i need the pro controller???
>so
>>added that. then im like should i get zelda or smash???? uhm
>>both!
>>
>>so yeah. this might have been stupid. i mean great products
>>but uh thats serious coin. im going to think it over some
>>before i receive them. im thinking ill keep everything but i
>>might smarten up and return everything.
>
>the Pro Controller is nice, but you probably only NEED it for
>competitive games like Smash or Rocket League.

i had to try this out. used it for mario kart and i gotta say i enjoyed it more. i have smash still sealed. still torn on returning it. waiting on zelda still. im thinking it would be good for 2k19 too. im pretty sure im keeping it, dont know if i have a choice as i already opened it lol.

>
>>
>>i did get to finally play 2k19 (it took hours to download on
>>xmas so didnt get to play it except for a couple of
>exhibition
>>matches). i was able to see the controls and different ways
>to
>>pass and shoot and play defense. its looking like it will be
>a
>>good game that i will keep coming back to. i was worried i
>>would get over it quickly. definitely looks like theres a
>lot
>>to the game. for now im going to focus on improving before i
>>try any of the serious modes.
>
>if you have a 5ghz/media channel on your router, put your
>Switch on that to get faster speeds, you just have to be a lot
>closer to the router.

i have it connected to the 5ghz and i have the lan adapter. ive been using it with lan but i had to disconnect it to connect something else a couple of weeks ago. i think the switch or my router didnt like that because i remember mk8 downloading fairly quick. its much smaller but the speed was pretty quick. i have my router like 4 ft from the switch. its on a table on the other side of the tv. might be better to have the switch on the same side of the tv as the router. definitely wouldnt hurt.

  

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186. "i'm thinking of getting a Pro Controller"
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i might get the 8-Bitdo SNES one, but i'm not 100% on that yet

i have a real hard time seeing anybody needing more than 164gb before Black Friday 2020 for the Switch. Even people who are download-only like me. I'd probably cop one or save it for when they bring out a new console and i wanna just archive everything i purchased on the eshop.

idk how you play games tho. once i finish a game (that isn't a pick-up-and-play), i usually don't come back to it until years later, so i'll uninstall games in a heartbeat.

  

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187. "im pretty happy with the pro controller"
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would much rather have it than the charge grip. i wonder when it will go on sale again. i got lucky with that $55 sale. definitely recommend it. if for some reason i wanted a second controller i would look into the 8bitdo more.

i dont know how i play games either lol. a bit soon to tell but for now ill play the same game for a few days then switch to another. i dont know how long that will keep happening. right now i want to "complete" mario odyssey. im stuck on the darker side of the moon stage. after a few tries i switch to another game for a break lol

that might be my style where i will go back and forth between games. at some point i wont have interest in playing some games. ive mostly been buying physical games so it makes sense i wouldnt need a lot of storage. with that being the case i only have 45 gb left in my sd card. i cant imagine if i was doing digital instead.

for now i like the idea of being able to sell the games i might no longer want. i do wish i didnt have to physically swap the cartridges when i wanted to switch to another game. i might in the future decide to go downloads instead, at least for first party games that i know i wouldnt sell anyways.

  

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204. "It’s on sale now"
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https://slickdeals.net/share/iphone_app/t/12715612

What?

  

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182. "how in 2018 does a game (pokeomon lets go) not have auto save??"
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....my kids lost pretty much all their work the past few days ...fuck, now im up playing this silly game trying to get them back to where they were


https://soundcloud.com/djchiefone/1992-mixtape
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183. "Pokemon never had Autosave"
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mostly for if you fuck up

BotW is the only first party Nintendo adventure game i can recall even having passive autosave. Even it still had manual saving.

  

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188. "Got it for the household for Xmas and am impressed"
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After wasting time trying to figure out the UI I religiously checked the eShop (is there a good website that keeps up with the offers?) I ended up copping:

- Mario Kart 8
- Super Smash Ultimate
- Hollow Knight
- 60 Seconds (was hella cheap so why not?)
- Stardew Valley
- The Gardens Between
- Splatoon 2 (this weekend's sale)
- Rocket League

plus a 64 gig card and this Zelda carrying case.

Still looking for a Pro controller or a cheaper version and acclimating myself since all I know about nintendo is whatever I figured out with the offspring's 2DS'. I'm most definitely copping Zelda as soon as I don't see it for full price and any other suggestions would be welcome.

The offspring :-D

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189. "get odyssey"
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its been on sale for like $42 a couple of times this season. really fun game. you can get through it pretty quick if you just want to get to the "end" or spend days/weeks trying to get everything.

i havent seen zelda go on sale. supposed to get it delivered today but im probably keeping it sealed for a couple of weeks.

  

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196. "Tried it at a friends and just couldn’t get into it"
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I’m thinking about the new mario port though

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190. "You're not gonna see that's Zelda going on sale "
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Nintendo is notorious for keeping most of their flagship titles at full price.

Are you going digital for all those games? If so you may want to get a bigger SD card. Zelda is about 14gigs. I went with a 256 but 128 should be fine for quite awhile.

I just copped a Swotch a few days ago and I love it.

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191. "Don't look for Zelda to go on sale any time soon"
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https://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals
this and the eshop are the best ways at finding deals

also you can use the gold coins from your eshop purchases

i bought Odyssey for $35 when it was on sale from the Game Awards and cashed in around $10 worth of the gold coins i'd accumulated on the 3DS and Switch.

as for games:
The Messenger <- must have
Celeste <- must have
Iconoclasts <- personal fav
Night in the Woods
Tumbleseed
GRIS <- personal fav
Gungeon <- personal fav
Flinthook
Snipperclips
Hyperlight Drifter
Battle Chef Brigade <- personal fav
Overcooked/Overcooked 2
Shovel Knight <- must have

  

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192. "a friend put me up on gris"
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once i get bored with my games that my next purchase

  

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193. "i feel like it's more of a 'de-stress between games' game"
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its a great 3hr game, but idk if you get your money's worth just playing it straight.

fantastic game tho. probably the most i've used my screenshot button aside from BotW.

  

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194. "she compared it to monument valley"
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after looking it up it definitely looks like a good time.

i do think the price is a bit steep. at around $12 id feel okay about it.

if it goes on sale i might get it with my gold, i think i have like $4 so i have a ways to go lol

  

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195. "Looked up the review and looks stunning"
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It sounded like they weren’t as impressed with the gameplay though been looking for a Journey type game too.

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197. "its more like Abzu"
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It has a similar feel to Journey, but the level of charm of Monument Valley
the puzzles aren't a huge challenge but thats not really a knock.

its like Abzu in that way where you're really unlocking a story thats a larger metaphor, and its just cool to see what they use to express the idea.

  

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198. "I’ll check it out when it’s on sale then"
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Thanks

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202. "Breath of the Wild will go on sale here or there. "
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Here's a tracker with a price history: https://www.nowinstock.net/videogaming/games/thelegendofzeldabreathofthewild/

You can also set up e-mail and text alerts for a specific price threshold from Amazon at:

https://camelcamelcamel.com/Legend-Zelda-Breath-Wild-Nintendo-Switch/product/B01MS6MO77?context=search

What?

  

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203. "Celeste and Dead Cells are dope. "
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Celeste is kind of like an easier Super Meat Boy with a neat little story and great music.

  

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199. "Anyone try Uncanny Valley?"
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Can’t decide on this while it’s on sale for cheap.

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200. "its worth getting if you're into survival horror"
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its somewhat open-world and is quite easy to get overwhelmed early as you're stumbling around

i never finished it.

  

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201. "Oh okay I’ll skip it then "
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The offspring :-D

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205. "LINKS AWAKENING OHGAPOEIHNPAIONPDOHIA"
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YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U-_XfDGgDw

  

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206. "2019 finna be nuts for the Switch."
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-30-
You know it's drama, but it sound real good.

  

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207. "looks dope"
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to be honest ive never spent much time with the top down zelda games. this one looks awesome. only concern is the mario enemies...kind of weird but im sure theyll make sense when you play the game.

  

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210. "they were in the original game"
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Links Awakening was also made by the Link to the Past team

  

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212. "cool"
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started seeing that the more i read or watched videos about this.

  

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The_Orange_Ninja_Turtle
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228. "$60 tho?"
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Yikes

What?

  

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208. "Tetris 99 is a free Tetris battle royale"
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This is going to take over my life

  

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209. "GOTY 2019"
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You know it's drama, but it sound real good.

  

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211. "BRUH. Its so addictive"
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213. "im afraid to try it"
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im still trying to get through smash story mode..and return to 2k19...and starlink...la noire. havent even opened zelda.

i might finally activate my online account though.

  

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214. "you seriously have to witness it"
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216. "it's crack, but it's crack you can enjoy in five minutes"
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You know it's drama, but it sound real good.

  

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217. "even less if you're unlucky"
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i feel like i played better when i didnt know what i was doing

  

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218. "i haven’t gotten top 10 yet"
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once i get to top 20 the speed bodies me. i got some 13th, 14th, 15th places.

i haven’t really bothered with the targeting yet. i’ve had a few matches where it’s like five people targeting me and i go out in the high 90s tho. so i gotta get on that.

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219. "my highest was 16"
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i'm averaging around 30

the targeting helps a little. i tend to keep it on random for the first few lines. once i start building up and i need to clear something, i switch to KO or Targeting depending on how many people are targeting me at the time. i kinda swap between the two

if you leave it on targeting for too long, they'll target you. most people i think keep it on random so half the time you don't have anything to worry about

i always end up bodying myself when i accidentally quick drop a piece in the wrong spot and ruin everything at the very moment i cant fuck up.

  

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215. "PRO TIP"
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the badges apparently multiply how many garbage blocks you send

so if you can get a few badges early, it'll be easier to to defend yourself and get away with singles.

  

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220. "This shit is crack. "
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I think I spent like three hours playing last I checked.

Best I came in was 3rd.

  

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221. "high level Tetris play is absolutely insane (link)"
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https://youtu.be/Ajkg237pKGU

I didn't even know what a t-spin was before this week

  

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222. "i had to finally break down and learn to T-spin"
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and learn all the axes of where they spin, and basically a bunch of other shit i should have learned back when i played Tetris heavy

broke down and bought Puyo Tetris so i could do the single player challenges

  

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223. "Got a second place finish. A few top 10s now. No win yet, but..."
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I feel like I’m starting to see the Matrix.

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224. "same. consistently top 20 now"
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can't get past 5th tho

i'm getting formations together now. i have a t-spin opening that i bet my whole game on and i really work the 'garbage hole' strat

  

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225. "Target KOs as soon as you hit top 10"
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Everybody spazzes out at that point, so you’re likely to knock a few people off real quick.

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226. "Yep. I’m usually in KO mode from the jump"
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Just to badge up. Once i set up the first T spin, i hit a combo chain
I swap to attackers as soon as i get two on me, dump em, and swich back to ko so i dont get rebound junk
I ride KO all the way.

I need to integrate badge into my midgame

  

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227. "Same. Gotta a few second places but no firsts"
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I've been trying to visualize t-spins.

  

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236. "finally got a 2nd place finish"
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played a pretty mellow game. started using the 4 well and finding t-spin doubles when i can

  

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239. "got 16th place within my first 10 games"
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thats the best i did lol. i got 16th 3 or 4 more times. only played about an hour so we will see if i can get better.

  

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240. "Ya'll really bout to make me lose precious hours to this"
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I downloaded it but haven't played it yet. That may change today. Wish me luck!

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241. "finally broke top 10 and im retiring"
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after several 16th place finish (as well as many other 30-80th finishes) i got 7th. the pace is insane at that point.

*hangs up tetris hat*

  

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242. "there's a small bit of diminishing return"
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like you do pretty good until you learn the game
then you start topping out at 80
and then you ascend to consistent top 10-20

i can get top 5 now, but i just can't close the game out

  

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243. "so i've changed my strat to Attackers early"
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lock in the auto rando targets so i have as many targeting me as possible and just start sending lines lines lines until they ease up. normally nets me a good start and some early badges.

  

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244. "32hrs in, 636 games"
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0 wins, still fun somehow.

  

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245. "downloaded tonight on my sons switch"
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got 2nd place in my first 5 games. I thought it was close until i lost and noticed he was at like 3 lines. Fuck this is addicting though.

http://warehousestories.wordpress.com
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November 8th, 2005 The greatest night in the history of GD!

  

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252. "Winning at a regular clip now. Competition is ridiculous these days"
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229. "bowser taking over and xbox game pass on switch??"
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what do you guys think? reggie seemed cool. i dont know how instrumental he was in the current success of nintendo and what him retiring will mean.

do you think xbox game pass on switch will happen?
https://www.vg247.com/2019/02/22/xbox-game-pass-coming-to-switch-ori-luckys-tale-reports/

i kind of hope it merges with nintendo online but maybe its better for it to be two separate services on the switch? i really hope this means goldeneye but doubt it. im hopeful that this does mean rare games.

  

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230. "Microsoft only cares about you playing the games"
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they got PC on lock

i don't think they care whether or not you play the games on an Xbox.

  

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231. "Very down for Cuphead"
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232. "BotW $45"
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https://www.walmart.com/ip/The-Legend-of-Zelda-Breath-of-the-Wild-Starter-Pack-Nintendo-Nintendo-Switch-045496595050/436957904?u1=6b7a096b-77b2-4059-9fb4-022bae4b84a9&oid=623507.1&wmlspartner=oelFIBIMgTk&sourceid=28667351904262018147&affillinktype=10&veh=aff

  

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233. "nice"
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why didnt i wait??? i still havent opened it lol past the return window too. oh well.

  

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234. "Dammit why can’t I get deals like these over here? "
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The offspring :-D

PSN & XBL: LOQuent

  

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235. "Pokemon Sword & Shield. I'm never gonna buy this game"
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but it looks dope

  

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238. "get APE OUT"
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believe the hype.

  

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246. "#Nindies"
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big sales on indie games today. grab Blossom Tales, Flinthook, etc

Shadow Drops: Nuclear Throne, Blaster Master Zero II

Biguns:
Cuphead
My Friend Pedro
Cadnece of Hyrule
Overland
Bloodroots

  

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247. "free year of nintentdo online if you have twitch prime"
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i have no idea what twitch prime is but i guess if you have amazon prime twitch prime is included lol. its set up as a 3 month trial then you need to claim the next 9 months later.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/28/18284382/twitch-prime-nintendo-switch-online-service-free-amazon-subscribers

The streaming site is giving out the free service in a two-stage process: first, subscribers will be able to claim a free three-month membership, and after 60 days, they’ll be able to come back to get the other nine months (presumably to stop people from signing up for a single month, claiming the free year, and bailing.) The deal is open to both new and existing Switch Online subscribers — current users will get the extra months added to their existing plan.

i need to see what all twitch is and see how else i can benefit from it but uhm a free year of nintendo online? done.

  

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248. "if you don't already have prime, it doesn't make sense"
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Nintendo Online is $20

Prime is $119

  

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249. "for sure"
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i already have amazon prime. so a year of nintendo online for free is cool with me. i am not familiar with twitch so if i can benefit from that then i might as well.

  

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250. "RE: free year of nintentdo online if you have twitch prime"
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thanks man!

What?

  

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251. "Am addicted to Hollow Knight "
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I didn’t get it in the beginning but now it’s crack.

The offspring :-D

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253. "where are you guys on the lite and revised model?"
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i dont think im the intended target for either.

im guessing there will be some discount on the regular switch to flush out the last of the inventory but it looks like the revised model is already on shelfs so probably not.

the lite seems like something you buy your kid/s so you dont gotta worry about them messing up your switch lol

  

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254. "I gotta see Nintendo implement seamless cross-buy and cross-saves"
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If they do that, I could wind up copping a Lite Switch eventually.

If not, I'm fine keeping my OG.

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255. "the way they describe it seems like a mess"
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i dont have much hope they will improve it anytime soon

  

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257. "What year is Nintendo in with this??"
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I had to work hard to upgrade my SD Card because it doesn't seem to play with Mac well... took forever. Switching to another console seems like the stuff nightmares are made.

I'd consider getting it for my children, at some point, if they had some type of family option so I don't have to buy everything over and over again.

The offspring :-D

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256. "i probably would have gotten one instead if it was out"
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i rarely play mine docked. i like the option, but for $200, i would have been fine without it. not really into sitting in front of the TV.

i might get one eventually

  

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