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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Havantgottaclue » Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:11 am

Stardew Valley is brilliant, but you did say you wanted games that weren’t a massive time sink. Well, I played SV for over 100 hours on the Switch and there are still challenges I haven’t finished (the fishing ones were fairly low down my list of priorities). That said, it is one of those games you can just pick up and play - it’s good for winding down.

If you like a quick retro blast, how about a bit of Nuclear Throne? It’s a really good twin stick shooter with random level layouts, so every play through is different. The weapons are nice and satisfying and the graphics will definitely remind you of the SNES era.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by pratty » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:31 pm

Grandia Collection will be out on the 16th this month.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ALK » Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:24 am

Next SEGA Ages titles, Puyo Puyo and Space Harrier are coming on the 22nd

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Jarque » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:28 pm

Having just finished AC3 and currently playing through Liberation, I’d love to see Black Flag, Rogue, etc ported. I think the Switch could handle it. The AC3 remaster was a peach of a game. Liberation perhaps less so.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by TheAlex » Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:22 pm

Thanks for the recommendations @pratty and @Havantgottaclue

I see Ni no Kuni is coming to Switch, so as a big Studio Ghibli and Joe Hisaishi fan, that's another 'must-have'...

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Havantgottaclue » Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:45 pm

Astral Chain is looking very promising. There’s a very enthusiastic preview on Wccftech today.

It’s pretty much locked in for a purchase on 30 August.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by pratty » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:22 am

Loving Fire Emblem so far, I'm maybe half way through and already it's easily in my top 5 Switch games played so far. :D

I fully expect to end up purchasing the DLC pass.
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Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:45 pm
Astral Chain is looking very promising. There’s a very enthusiastic preview on Wccftech today.

It’s pretty much locked in for a purchase on 30 August.
I took a leap of faith and pre-ordered this some months ago, glad to hear my faith will likely be rewared. :)
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:22 pm
I see Ni no Kuni is coming to Switch, so as a big Studio Ghibli and Joe Hisaishi fan, that's another 'must-have'...
I'm on the fence on this one, not sure I can justify purchasing it as September will be an expensive month as it is, but I feel like this game could be rare/expensive in future. Still there's always digital if i get desperate for it I suppose. :|
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by pratty » Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:11 pm

FFVIII is out early September and The Witcher 3 to be released mid October.

I'm interested in the The Witcher but don't know a great deal about it to be honest, I hear it's a relative technical marvel on the Switch, though the digital copy will take up around 32GB.

Also there's a Dragon Quest XI demo available to download.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Matt_B » Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:04 am

Witcher 3 is certainly a port that needed a bit extra as, unlike other AAA games that have made it to the Switch, it's a bit of a dog on low end PCs, even with all settings turned down. Fingers are crossed that the performance holds up throughout, and it's inevitable that some graphical downgrades will have been made.

As for the game itself, think of a Polish Skyrim, and you wouldn't be too far off the mark.

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:03 am

The preview video on NintendoLife apears to be solid. I've not compared to PC, but then I don't really care for those comparisons anyway. Does it matter if it drops some frames and has some lower quality texture and lighting as long as the general gameplay and approximate visual appearance is 'near enough'?

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