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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ShadowMan » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:39 pm

Yeah, the port is insane in terms of detail. I loved what M2 has been doing with these ports, ended up getting all the 3DS games as well while I wait for Shinobi and GLOC!
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ALK » Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:39 pm

Mario Maker 2 is getting a special bundle where for an extra tenner, you get a 12 month subscription to the Nintendo Online Service. Same bundle is also available digitally.

https://store.nintendo.co.uk/games/nint ... id=1346766

Be interesting if other online Nintendo games get a similar bundle down the line, especially if they're stack-able. Could see Animal Crossing get one.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by MattyC64c » Sat May 04, 2019 1:44 pm

I just had to get Virtua Racing as soon as I'd watched the DF Retro video on Youtube. Created a Japanese account just for that game. I've still got 2000 yen on that account that I don't know what to buy with!

Only one slight criticism and that's with the colour of the roads. Not sure why they went with that lighter shade of grey. Awesome port though!

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ALK » Tue May 07, 2019 3:18 am

The original Devil May Cry is coming to Switch, but strangely not the HD Trilogy just the first game on its own.

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/0 ... his_summer
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by pratty » Tue May 07, 2019 11:23 pm

ALK wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 3:18 am
The original Devil May Cry is coming to Switch, but strangely not the HD Trilogy just the first game on its own.

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/0 ... his_summer
Gonna be digital only but I'll take it. Never played it before, so I'm glad these ports are coming.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ShadowMan » Thu May 09, 2019 2:41 pm

Im down for buying DMC again (4th/5th time?). I love these Switch ports, will be getting the Resident Evil ones at the end of the month.

In the mean time, I've been playing Katana Zero, which is a fantastic side scrolling action indie game. Surprisingly great story as well. Definitely worth getting.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by BellyFullOfHell » Mon May 13, 2019 8:53 am

Virtua Racing is amazing. I hope they patch the overly-bright colouring though, M2 are so thorough with their ports that it's a bit odd, unless it's some kind of conscious decision to make it look brighter on the portable screen. Should really be selectable though, like the normal/arcade handling.

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ALK » Tue May 14, 2019 6:18 pm

Mario Maker 2 Direct airing tomorrow at 11pm.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ALK » Thu May 16, 2019 12:54 am

So yeah, looks like Mario Maker will have 4 player online multiplayer options, like race to the finish or beat a level together.

Also revealed was a Game Voucher option for Subscribers where for £84 you can buy 2 retail games digitally and save around £20-25 (Plus get a fiver back in Gold Coins).

https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/ ... line_users
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by BellyFullOfHell » Fri May 17, 2019 2:02 pm

That's only really a saving for anyone daft enough to pay full price for digital games from Nintendo though. Pretty shoddy, really.

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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by ShadowMan » Sat May 18, 2019 6:38 am

Picked up a few more releases this week, really liking just how much retro content I can get for the Switch right now! Darius Collection, Kunio Kun Collection (was gonna pass on this but the improvements made to the performance of some games was too good to pass up), Konami Arcade & Castlevania Collections, Resident Evil REmake & 0... And I'll nab RE4 next week when its released. Also really tempted to nab the arcade version of Ninja Gaiden which has just been released.

Mainly been focusing on the Konami stuff at the moment. The arcade games are pretty tough to get into initially, Gradius and Salamander are fantastic though once I got the basic gameplay down, managed to clear both games with mainly no problems after a few tries (though stage 4 on both are a pain in the ass).
On the Castlevania collection, I've finished the first CV game several times, got that down really good now including the last two bosses. Still a classic game in my eyes, plays so darn well. The first GB CV game though... its abysmal, one of the worst GB games I've had the displeasure of playing. Thankfully the rest of the games in the collection are far better (should have just included the pseudo remake Adventure: Rebirth instead). Looking forward to getting the Contra collection next.
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Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Post by greenberet79 » Sun May 19, 2019 6:50 pm

Yeah the Switch is turning into a great retro machine. Let the reissues and remakes keep coming!

It's obviously been said a million times but the ability to play a game on the big screen and then transfer to handheld is majestic. It's particularly handy if you have young kids and need to be mobile.

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