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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by gman72 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:19 pm

I want a new Metroid game proper.

Good third party support

Lots of adult games as well as Nintendo canon.

If it has at least any two of those options I'm in.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by DPrinny » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:06 am

300 (ish) price point, no Euro/UK price, but im reckoning £300 because the pound sterling is worth s**t

A game where you dont need to look at the screen
Pay for online
Motion control
HD rumble on the controllers (LOL WUT)
upto 5 hours battery life
No pack in games

Splatoon 2 (Not Splatwoon)
Mario odyssey
Xenoblade chronicles 2 (meh)
Dragon quest 10+11+Heroes 1/2
Skyrim
Fifa Switch (with tagged on waggle controls,)
ULTRA Street fighter 2 final

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by learnedrobb » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:53 am

UK price confirmed by Nintendo as £279.99.

Not bad, considering the awful exchange rates for the £ vs the $ and Yen.

Naturally, there are people who think Nintendo are massively overcharging. I guess the fact that you can get Android tablets for well under £100 has skewed the perception of what the Switch should cost as a lot of gamers seem to be viewing it as a handheld system.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ALK » Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:57 am

Price is confirmed as £280 for us. More then what I desired, plus a bit of a pain when I get paid on the 7th of every month, but I guess console plus Zelda on launch day will do me just fine....then everything else 4 days later. :lol:

Not shown in the presentation much, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, coming April 28th.

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2017/0 ... n_inklings

Generaly, I think it was great. No overload of casual stuff, a new IP in Arms, some massive titles like Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Fire Emblem Warriors etc., a fair bit of 3rd party and the Zelda launch date. Shame about a Sub for online gaming, but then it could also mean a free monthly games program too assuming they don't get too greedy. Would of liked details on Virtual Console but hey, there's always the Treehouse show later today....
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:05 am

Do we have a games list yet? Seen some random game mentions, but nothing that makes me want to splash out.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ALK » Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:46 am

1 2 Switch (Party Game that doesnt use the screen funny enough)
Arms (Boxing fighter game with extendable arms gimmick, new IP)
Splatoon 2
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Fire Emblem Warriors
Super Mario Odyssey
A Shin Magami Tensai game
Project Octopath Trailer (New 2d spites in 3D world RPG by Square Enix)
Dragon Quest X and XI
Dragon Quest Heroes 1+2
FIFA
Some kind of No More Heroes game
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Extra characters, stages and a proper Battle Mode)
Zelda BOTW

A bunch more that were showcased in a trailer.


Steep
NBA 2K18
Just Dance
Minecraft
Minecraft: Story Mode
Super Bomberman R
LEGO: City Undercover
Farming Simulator
Untitled Dragon Ball Game
Sonic 2017
Sonic Mania
Fast RMX
Ultra Street Fighter II: The New Challengers
Skylander Imaginators
Puyo Puyo Tetris

They're meant to be having a Treehouse Showcase later today talking more about the Switch games so there might be more to come.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by The Beans » Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:10 am

Antiriad2097 wrote: but nothing that makes me want to splash out.

Yeah, just the usual Nintendo stuff really. It's a machine for the fans. Nintendo seem content enough with that particular slice of the market.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by greenberet79 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:35 am

£280 then what, £40 for a game? So approx £320 at launch?
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by The Beans » Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:38 am

ALK wrote:Shame about a Sub for online gaming, but then it could also mean a free monthly games program too assuming they don't get too greedy.
I'd lower your expectations on that score if I were you.

Nintendo say this:
Subscribers will get to download and play a free Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) or Super Nintendo Entertainment System (Super NES) game (with newly-added online play) for free for a month.
Which is incredibly weak sauce compared to the free games offered by Sony and Microsoft and indicates quite clearly that what they're actually offering is a month's trial of said game at the most.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:43 am

The Beans wrote:
Antiriad2097 wrote: but nothing that makes me want to splash out.

Yeah, just the usual Nintendo stuff really. It's a machine for the fans. Nintendo seem content enough with that particular slice of the market.
Shame. I'd welcome an uncensored No More Heroes game, but aside from that Steep is possibly the only game on that list that interests me, a game available on other systems with more games I'd play.

Some of the RPGs might hold promise, though its not a genre that grabs me greatly, needing lots of playtime. The Switch might be the place for that as I don't need to commandeer the TV for it.

Where are all the FPS and Tomb Raider/Uncharted/Batman style games? You'd think they'd have at least one or two in there to prop things up.

I don't mind cartoonish stylings in some of my games, but they're really not going for an adult market with this lineup. Definitely a secondary home system. Colour me disappointed, I was looking forward to this one. As it is, I may as well stick with my Windows tablet for portable gaming.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Big Shoes » Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:59 am

I will probably get one, Super Bomberman R looks fun!

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by c0nfu53d » Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:48 am

Not paying 280. Will wait for first price drop. I'll pick up a Wii u this week sometime - plenty to play on that for now.

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Big Shoes » Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:49 am

I have £250 ish in CEX vouchers so I will get it with that at some point in March/April

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ulala » Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:22 am

I've never not purchased a home Nintendo console, but I'm out on this one.

Voice chat on your mobile phone? (This is utter utter madness)

Having to pay for the privilege?

Games over £50 ?

It's just not the device I'm looking for.

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by The Beans » Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:47 am

ulala wrote: Voice chat on your mobile phone? (This is utter utter madness)
Yeah it's bonkers for sure. Nintendo have never really understood the online console side of things though. Any of it. In-game voicechat on a portable home console through a mobile phone app sounds superbly convoluted and sums up Nintendo's half arsed approach to online gaming quite nicely.
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