Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Raid » Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:18 pm

Are we actually certain it's restricted to handheld mode only? I know it's a slightly odd thing to focus on, but it still has the notch in the lower middle of the rear of the console that the original uses to position the USB C port for docking. It seems a little strange to just omit the console's biggest gimmick, though I know Nintendo have done this before with the 2DS.

When you consider that the typical selling price of the standard Switch is £280 with game, a £30-50 saving doesn't seem like much for losing the system's biggest strength.

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Post by DjchunKfunK » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:02 pm

Raid wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:18 pm
Are we actually certain it's restricted to handheld mode only? I know it's a slightly odd thing to focus on, but it still has the notch in the lower middle of the rear of the console that the original uses to position the USB C port for docking. It seems a little strange to just omit the console's biggest gimmick, though I know Nintendo have done this before with the 2DS.

When you consider that the typical selling price of the standard Switch is £280 with game, a £30-50 saving doesn't seem like much for losing the system's biggest strength.
Yes they have stated clearly that it is handheld only.

I'm sure there will be bundles that add a game for a little extra but I'm not sure where you are seeing Switch bundles for £280 with a game. It's normally around £300 with a game.

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Alan » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:08 pm

Game are selling them with Mario Rabbids and £30 eshop for 280.
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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by DjchunKfunK » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:20 pm

The eshop credit stuff is from Nintendo, its across all bundles at the moment.
Mario Rabbids
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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Alan » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:22 pm

At least its not Zelda ¬____¬
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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by DjchunKfunK » Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:43 pm

"New" Switch announced, same price as the old version just with improved battery life of between 4.5-9 hours now. Goes on sale at the end of August. Nintnedo also announced a couple of new Joy-Con colours.


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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Achtung Englander » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:22 pm

so this drifting thing is getting traction !

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2019 ... on-lawsuit

My left hand joy-con drifts. I thought my son broke it. Instead of buying another one I got 2 of these instead and they work a treat

https://www.amazon.co.uk/TechKen-Contro ... x165414-21

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Post by Mantis » Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:26 pm

It's just really dawned on me how many excellent titles the Switch has. Need to clear my backlog for the console so that I can let myself buy more.

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by DjchunKfunK » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:11 pm

Looking forward to playing Astral Chain on Friday.

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Wrathbone » Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:10 pm

FF8 is out on the Switch today. Been playing it at lunch - I forgot how brutal Triple Triad is at the start! The sharper character models look nice too.

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by DjchunKfunK » Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:59 pm

Direct tomorrow.


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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Raid » Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:30 pm

Looks like Overwatch for the Switch is going to be one of the reveals this evening:

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2019 ... ch-is-real

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by DjchunKfunK » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:24 pm

Some big stuff last night including SNES games for the Online Service, Deadly Premonitions 2 and Jedi Outcast and Academy remasters.

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Mantis » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:37 pm

Xenoblade Chronicles from the Wii is getting something of an updated version ported over too. Always wanted to try that game but didn't get around to when I had a Wii.

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