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Discussion in 'Nintendo Switch Chat' started by DBloke, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. wolfang

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    I'm loyal to Nintendo and I'm all for them tryin' new things and such, I even applaud it, but goshdarn those devices devour batteries, It can be a real bummer when Link stops responding and you reach for replacements, only for your hand to meet an empty package... On a sunday night. Heartbreaking, it lowers morale.

    Anyway, that's more on my side than them, but I wouldn't mind at all if they worked around that little factor to make wireless usage more comfortable.
     
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    Because I enjoyed it. Not being as good as Fallout 3 or Skyrim doesn't mean it's a bad game in my book. And worst modern Bethesda game would have to go to Elder Scrolls Online in my opinion.
     
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    The only bits of personal excitement I feel for the Switch are that Splatoon 2 excites me and if there are no mandatory motion controls, that's exciting because third party devs won't have to work around the gimick. Generally speaking Nintendo consoles are the only ones I buy since they're tedious to emulate, but outside of Splatoon 2 I don't really see much reason to jump out of my trousers for it yet. It is certainly an interesting thing - their Tegra card doesn't really impress me, any ports to the system will likely run sub-par graphical performances parallel to other systems running it which is part of the selling point that Nintendo didn't have to worry about too often before, but I wonder how they will now.

    The carry and go feature is a gimick to me, I will likely never undock the system. If I'm not at work or home, I'm out where technology has no place so it isn't relevant to me, I have no opinion of it. We'll see what else Ninty drums up to sell it, I sincerely hope their marketing team is a little more sober this go around.

    You know that little SD card in your phone that can likely hold several dozen gigs of data?
     
  5. DBloke

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    SD cards now go upto a terabyte

    They drop in price everyyear
     
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    Yeah, I don't see Ninty games hardly ever needing more space than 64gb which averages $25US retail and is way cheaper to make than a disc. Just look at the Vita, Disgaea 5 looks incredible on it.
     
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    That'd be nice but I believe it was stated somewhere that Switch games can't require touch, just as an option. Though I'm sure they'll make exceptions for a title or two.
     
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    So does this mean they are no longer making NX and this is it? Or is there still going to be an NX in addition to this?
     
  10. DBloke

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    This is the NX, the NX was a code name as was the Revolution (Wii) and Dolphin (GC)
     
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    And Project Coffee for WiiU :) I loved that one
     
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    Dual screen isn't necessary. The concept lost a lot of appeal for the Wii U in most people's opinion. And when the use of the gimmick is forced, it turned out badly. (Star Fox Zero)

    Nintendo realized this mistake and is taking it away for the betterment of sales, which obviously is the right move.

    Besides, the Switch's design makes dual screen impossible. The tablet is the console, the dock is just a dock for charging and displaying the tablets image on your tv. Without the tablet in the dock, there's nothing going on in the dock.
     
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    I enjoy Star Fox Zero controls very very much. It really gives you a sense of immediacy, in loss for better term. And this is specifically thanks to second screen. It really makes the battles so much more involving and hectic. I assume this is the feeling when you fly battle aircraft in the middle of the fight. It's like I'm reliving TopGun movie flight scenes, the constant need to check rear, front, back, up, down, I love it. I don't think it is reviewed badly cause it was forced, but more likely because it is misunderstood. Perfect example of this is ZombiU. Only now everyone claims it is fantastic, but remember the first impressions back in 2012. Similar is with Skyward Sword. It just takes time for people to embrace it (if they wanna).

    I am closely following the whole VR thing, and it is fantastic how now all of the sudden people defend the lack of graphical capabilities in Sony PSVR, dub it as not so important and praise the intuitiveness of Move controls, yet who made this control scheme a standard? And how was the fact of Wii intuitive controls on expense of graphical capabilities recieved? People are funny.
     
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    I was disappointed with Star Fox Zero personally. I'm hoping for a port to the Switch with more conventional controls- well I would be but I'm pretty weary of SF64 homages. I want a new, original Star Fox game, Miyamoto.
     
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    Rumoured price point for the UK is £200-£250

    Two different versions one is ment to have more space
     
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    I really wish N would get with it and allow for external storage via USB.
     
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    that might be a problem with the "On the go" aspect of it
     
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    Options are options but I do keep forgetting about the mobility thing. I collect handhelds but they pretty much don't ever leave the room they're in. Hah.
     

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