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Switch Event by Cage Midwell - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 04:40:01 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692004 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Watch the Nintendo Switch presentation at 11pm EST / 4am GMT in /vg/tube - http://taima.tv/r/vg

Who's excited for the Nintendo Switch reveal event tonight?

I know I fucking am stoked as fuck to throw my money at Nintendo yet again!

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 12-01-2017 17:51:59
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Four - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 04:52:35 EST ID:8cums0Oa No.692006 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692004
Its weird man. None of the youtube channels i follow are talking about it or showing any footage. Its kind of hard to care about a new console when you never hear about it.
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Cody - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:01:09 EST ID:Uo6BO3Ho No.692008 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Don't care.

Just bought a Wii U and every game except Sm4sh is severely underwhelming, idk why I'd buy another console that already is relying on ports of games I've already played on other system(s)
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Toad - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:54:58 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692016 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692004
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Rayne - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:24:53 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692020 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'm not excited at all but I know I"m gonna pick one up just for Zelda. Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword were what drew me to the first Wii, and the lack of a main series zelda is why I skipped the Wii U. The first Wii did end up having a surprisingly decent library in the end. it was just hard to notice while it was still active, 90% of the library is shovelware. I haven't heard about any shovelware issues on the Wii U but >>692008 is right the library looks really underwhelming. The only important first party games for it were Smash4 and mario kart 8. Oddly the 3ds library is great but that thing's eshop is riddled with shovelware.

I expect the Switch to either be just as underutilized as the Wii U and sell as poorly, or be pic related. no inbetween.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:43:55 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692026 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692004
Screw the haters. Fuckin get in.
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Toad - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:04:06 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692052 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692020
'All niggas crazy. Wii U had a ton of excellent exclusives. More than the X1 and PS4 for the first few years of their lifespan. Assuming you weren't a faggot causal playing multiplats on anything but a PC like god intended of course. Tropical Freeze, Bayo 2, 3D World, Hyrule Warrior, Xenoblade, Mario Maker, Yoshi's WW, Toad Treasure Tracker, and that's not even getting into awesome e-shop exclusives like Affordable Space Adventures. If you have a PC like any self-respecting gamer should, Nintendo consoles are perfect complement. Switch is gonna be tight, especially if Nvidia gets on board with its in home streaming client. Portable Steam machine yo.
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Cody - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:52:17 EST ID:Uo6BO3Ho No.692053 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692052
>Assuming you weren't a faggot causal playing multiplats on anything but a PC like god intended of course
> If you have a PC like any self-respecting gamer should
>>692018
>Do not incite 'Console vs PC' or platform war bitchfests
>I understand someone like you likely has little cause to superior in life, and must grasp at any available opportunity, but this isn't really the place.

Besides being a general faggot with an evident dearth of legitimate things to feel proud about, you didn't even name any of those "excellent exclusives." So, like what? Besides Sm4sh obviously.
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Cage Midwell - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:13:33 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692057 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692053
He listed all of these you can't read dumbass
>Tropical Freeze, Bayo 2, 3D World, Hyrule Warrior, Xenoblade, Mario Maker, Yoshi's WW, Toad Treasure Tracker, and that's not even getting into awesome e-shop exclusives like Affordable Space Adventures
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Cage Midwell - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:14:06 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692058 Ignore Report Quick Reply
also thanks higgy for putting the link in my post!
nb
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Cody - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:16:56 EST ID:Uo6BO3Ho No.692059 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692057
I'll give him Mario Maker

The rest are definitely not anything that would sell me on a console.
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Terenas Menethil - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:05:14 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692061 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692006
That's because if they did talk about it Nintendo will claim it and take their money, the only people that talk about nintendo on youtube are people that are giving their money to nintendo or are "sharing" their revenue with Nintendo. Anyone that likes Nintendo these days is fucking retarded, Nintendo fans are suffering battered wife syndrome.
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:56:24 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692065 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692061
Or they like to play fun, colorful, impeccably designed games. Crazy, right?
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KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:18:21 EST ID:yUX+qckh No.692066 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692065
I can't remember the last time Nintendo released something I actually like. But yeah in terms of abuse of customers Nintendo gets an Ubisoft/10.
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Pit - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:39:27 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692069 Ignore Report Quick Reply
between nintendo and pc there have been no games I wanted to play that I could not play

I'm getting a switch for sure, event in 20 minutes homies
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:01:40 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692070 Report Quick Reply
On now!
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:04:33 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692071 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>$300
>Paid online service

fucking lol
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:05:32 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692072 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>March 3
>299.99
>No region lock
>Free online until Fall, then subscriptions
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:05:40 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692073 Report Quick Reply
>>692071
But at least it doesn't have region lock.
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:08:20 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692074 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692071
$300-350 was pretty much what everyone was expecting. Bummer about paid online though, but that's the way the winds have been blowing since the 360. Hopefully it's not much. Probably $40-60 a year.
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Stryker - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:09:28 EST ID:PEhl9QyN No.692075 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692074
Wasn't LIVE a subscription since the OG Xbox days?
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:10:27 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692076 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>2-6 hours of battery life
>USB Type C charge
>capacitive touch screen
>10 system local wireless multiplayer
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:11:34 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692077 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I really like the controller but that D-pad... or C buttons I guess you could say look like a nightmare to use.
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:14:27 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692078 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692075
Nintendo isnt really known for their spectacular online services so its laughable that they would start charging people for it.
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:15:42 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692079 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ice cubes in a cup simulator
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:15:56 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692080 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I was gonna say those tiny joycons look like they're be super uncomfortable to hold, but with the straps, they actually don't look too bad.

The sensors and haptic feedback will be neat.
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:18:20 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692081 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692078
True, but you could say the same thing about PS Plus when it became mandatory with the PS4. The cash flow will probably go towards making the online infrastructure less terrible.
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Darkstalker Kaathe - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:28:35 EST ID:S8R7VhL/ No.692084 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692052

Toad... Treasure... Tracker?
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:29:05 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692085 Ignore Report Quick Reply
FUCCK YEAH SPLATOON!!!!
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:29:18 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692086 Report Quick Reply
Oh shit Splatoon 2

>>692075
Yep since day one.

>>692081
If Nintendo is able to improve on its online play and centralize it more, then I think it could help.
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:29:39 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692087 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Full blown Splatoon 2, aww shit
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:30:37 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692088 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692052
>>692052
>Wii U had a ton of excellent exclusives
>Toad Treasure Tracker
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Sonya Blade - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:32:44 EST ID:2R68Z5zj No.692089 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692088
Get fucked, that game was fun.

Also, this fucking Splatoon guy.
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:35:09 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692090 Report Quick Reply
Super Mario Odyssey looks dope as fuck
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:35:21 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692091 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Finally, another fully open world Mario.

Oh god, that realistic real world stage looks strange though.
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Taki - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:37:43 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692092 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just wanna say Super Mario Odyssey has a good title.
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:40:04 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692093 Ignore Report Quick Reply
God dammit, Mario not a launch title.

Xenoblade 2 and Fire Emblem Warriors though, oh my fucking fuck yeah.
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Sarah Kerrigan - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:40:16 EST ID:cGhggf/A No.692094 Ignore Report Quick Reply
XENOBLADE 2 BOYS
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:40:34 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692095 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Oh boy new Fire Emblem. Time for the babies to start bitching and moaning about how the new games suck
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:41:56 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692096 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692004
>Hey, DQ X, XI, and Heroes 1+2 that's aweso
>In Japan
>Fuck
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Ecco the Dolphin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:42:24 EST ID:UtPtDIV7 No.692097 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Holy hell this does look cool. Fucking lot of games coming for this thing. A little disappointed about the paid online thats for sure. But this looks like it has a lot to make that up to me.
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:44:41 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692098 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Octopath Traveler looks super gorgeous.
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:45:16 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692099 Report Quick Reply
Oh boy Skyrim is coming to the Switch

>>692095
It's a Dynasty Warriors with Fire Emblem it seems.
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:45:27 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692100 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Todd Howard lmao!!!!

DONT BELIEVE HIS LIES!!!
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:46:07 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692101 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's cool guys, Howard finally confirmed what everyone already fucking knew.
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:46:30 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692102 Ignore Report Quick Reply
YEAH!!!
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:47:40 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692103 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Good lord this fucking interpreter
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Sonya Blade - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:47:49 EST ID:2R68Z5zj No.692104 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692004
lol at the translator trying to keep up with Suda.
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Pac-Man - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:48:16 EST ID:IQ5acreC No.692105 Ignore Report Quick Reply
T O D D - S A N
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Taki - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:48:25 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692106 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692097
Yeah, the paid online thing sucks but it's not really surprising that they're wanting to follow the model that Sony and Microsoft are going by. I think of it as Nintendo trying to play catchup with their online stuff. Which is fine by me, because Nintendo consoles haven't really had a good online component thus far and the Switch could change that, even if I do have to pay for the service.
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:50:13 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692107 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>When my first born son was born, I gave him the middle name Luigi
>Audience laughs

"Look at fucking foreigner"
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Ecco the Dolphin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:50:14 EST ID:UtPtDIV7 No.692108 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692100
Todd tells nothing but the truth don't believe this man. Now, its cool to see that they've got a lot of software coming for this thing though. Even if not all of it is my thing.
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:50:30 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692109 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692103
I doubt anything Suda says makes sense in Japanese either.

Oh god fucking EA and their shitty sports games. Who gives a shit.
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:52:27 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692110 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Implying the Japanese or even the West gives a single flying fuck about EA sports games on Nintendo consoles

The same thing will happen with the Switch that happened with the Wii U. They will release one game and then abandon the system completely
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Taki - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:52:52 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692111 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm not watching the event, what has Suda said? If there's gonna be a new No More Heroes game I'm gonna cum all over my house
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Dormin - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:54:51 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692112 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692111
No More Heroes game.

Also Zelda conspicuously absent. They better be building to this.
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:55:02 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692113 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692111
He said his next game will star Travis Touchdown but they dont have a name for it yet. Most likely its No More Heroes 3
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:55:10 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692114 Report Quick Reply
>>692111
There is but he hasn't come up with a title for it yet.
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Pac-Man - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:56:45 EST ID:IQ5acreC No.692115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692111
He announced a pro-wrestling themed game with some character that he had already made from Grasshopper. He didn't give a name.

Did they say anything about games being tied to consoles again? That's a deciding factor for me.
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Kos-Mos - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:57:28 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692116 Ignore Report Quick Reply
PAWIS A RONDON
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Taki - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:59:40 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692117 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692114
>>692113
>>692112
GLORIOUS
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:01:35 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692118 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The fucking suspense. If Zelda isn't a launch title I'm going to cry.
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:02:32 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692119 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Calling it. Its a Friday.

Zelda is available right now
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:05:55 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692120 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OH GOD THE CUM WONT STOP
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:06:17 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692122 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Didnt they already announce that Zelda was a launch game?
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M. Bison - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:07:34 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692123 Ignore Report Quick Reply
At least they learned from the Wii-U launch.
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:07:41 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692124 Report Quick Reply
I wonder which timeline this Zelda game will be part of?
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:08:39 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692125 Ignore Report Quick Reply
WHERE THE FUCK IS METROID?!
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:09:10 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692126 Report Quick Reply
>>692119
Now that's a Sega Saturn move. I think we all learned from what happened when Sega moved up the launch date.
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M. Bison - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:10:08 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692127 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692125
6 feet under a gravestone marked Other M.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:10:27 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692128 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So there's a dedicated screenshot/video button, Mother 3 isn't coming out for it, and Zelda is a launch game. That's good enough for me. But there better be a hell of a launch plan aside from this because all the other best games aren't coming out at launch.
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:11:56 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not sold on it yet. Zelda is the only game coming out for this at launch aside from tech demos and tons of shovel ware. Why would I just not buy Breath of the Wild on my Wii U?

Also, Nothing about the Virtual Console backwards compatibility? Do I have to buy these games yet again?
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M. Bison - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:12:37 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692130 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692129

Is Breath of the Wild even still coming out for Wii-U at this point?
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C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:14:26 EST ID:UEHOmb0r No.692131 Report Quick Reply
>>692130
Yeah it'll be a dual console launch like Twilight Princess was for GameCube and Wii.
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M. Bison - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:16:04 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692132 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692131
I'm honestly shocked. I figured they'd completely jettison anything Wii-U to shore up the Switch's launch.
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Dr. Mario - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:18:54 EST ID:QVUVmERE No.692133 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Needed Metroid, a $250 pricetag and a Gamecube virtual console.

Nothing remotely driving me to buy it at launch. Zelda looks amazing, but I'm not buying it for one game.
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:25:59 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692135 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692122
They were coy about it. There were some rumors it was delayed, but then the original leaker said it was back on track.

Breath of the Wild is a system seller. That fucking trailer, holy shit. Also full (non-Link) voice acting, finally. Super lame that Mario is going to miss launch though. Zelda and Mario together would've been a dream. Fire Emblem Warriors is a perfect followup to Hyrule Warriors, and DQ1+2 is going to have that itch scratched for a long time. DQ X and XI will probably be localized eventually, so that's cool. Splatoon 2 is going to be great, but I'm hoping there's a much more fleshed out single player experience before I jump back in, especially if online is going to require a sub. Xenoblade 2 looks awesome. Octo Traveler is a ridiculous name for a game, but the art style looked super pretty. I'm not really a big SMT fan, but that's going to be cool whenever it actually gets developed. Not really feeling 1-2 Switch or ARMS, but it's good to have something like Wii Sports for casual party play. Would've liked to see at least a few other longtime staples like Metroid, Pokemon, or Animal Crossing make an appearance, but at least there's still that rumored HD port of Sun and Moon to look forward to. Day one nigga.
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:27:33 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692136 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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lol
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:32:57 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692137 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Release the Switch right as people are getting their tax return money back

Nintendo you genius bastards
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:39:07 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692138 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Capcom has announced a new Street Fighter game for Nintendo Switch.
>Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers is coming to the Nintendo Switch, although we don't have a release date.
>This port of the fighting game includes Evil Ryu and Violent Ken, two mean versions of Street Fighter's famous fireball bros.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-01-13-evil-ryu-and-violent-ken-are-in-ultra-street-fighter-2-for-nintendo-switch
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:40:11 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692139 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692138
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:45:50 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692140 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692138
The games page mentions BlazBlue too, but not which one. No sign of Xrd though. https://www.nintendo.co.jp/software/switch/index.html
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:50:46 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692141 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Hey, it looks like we might also get a real Bomberman game too. Allah ackbar.

https://www.nintendo.co.jp/software/switch/aab8a/index.html
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:22:00 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692142 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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A video of parental controls with Bowser and Bowser Jr. I didn't see it on their YouTube page, but I thought it was really cute. http://www.nintendo.com/switch/family-fun/
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Ecco the Dolphin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:23:03 EST ID:UtPtDIV7 No.692143 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692139
This better have online. Cause as long as it does I'm going to play the fuck out of it. This systems got me kind of pumped, lot of cool shit coming.
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Penelo - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:29:58 EST ID:rBD+pZX9 No.692144 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692088
Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker was fantastic, tbh.
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:42 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692145 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://www.destructoid.com/nintendo-s-paid-online-service-will-come-with-a-free-nes-or-snes-game-every-month-411795.phtml

That takes some of the sting out of it. Not as good as GWG or Plus, but it's a start.
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:21:49 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692146 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Already sold out on Amazon
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:25:02 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692147 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Jesus Christ, the pro controller is 70 fucking dollars. WHY? WHY DOES A CONTROLLER COST MORE THAN A GAME
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:29:48 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692148 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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GET FUCKED, NINTENDO
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Bolozof Velasgo - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:44:28 EST ID:Uo6BO3Ho No.692149 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692148
Oh holy shit a controller that actually looks like an actual controller

Was sure after the Wii U's handheld TV and the Wii's stick-and-a-rope, the Switch would have a dildo with buttons on it
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M. Bison - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:44:59 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692150 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Always wait a year and a half for Nintendo stuff, when the scalpers have moved on and Nintendo stops purposely undersupplying.
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Terenas Menethil - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:46:55 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692151 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692147
Plus it looks so cheaply made, looks like a $5 3rd party chinese controller.
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:07:12 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692153 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692150
This. Its gonna be impossible to find one of these things at launch because Nintendo is going to jew the fuck out of them and only give each store like 2 of them.
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Sarah Kerrigan - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:16:37 EST ID:cGhggf/A No.692154 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Its up on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LTHP2ZK/
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:17:47 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692155 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692149
The Wii U and Wii both had standard controllers too.
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Terenas Menethil - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:18:48 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692156 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nintendo fanboys are so annoying, I don't know if they outright lie to protect their favorite company or are just really that ignorant, I'm seeing people saying you can't see the difference between 720 and 1080 on a 6" screen, which is completely false. Phones and tablets have been 1080 standard for years yet nintendo is selling you a product at a price where you should expect 1080 but only giving 720. The battery life is terrible, expect to play for 2 hours and then the battery will die. My phone lasts 2 full days on one charge and I play games on it all through the day.

Thankfully now that the hype is over and details are being confirmed I'm seeing a lot of people finally coming to their senses and saying that the switch will fail, which it will. If you're so excited for the switch, first of all I'm sorry your standards are so low, secondly just wait for the revised version of the switch to come out, Like Nintendo has always been doing for their handhelds. Don't waste your money on the shit first version of it, you're paying for a portable machine that isn't portable, unless the product you wanted to carry around with you is a drained battery piece of hardware.
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Dormin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:24:26 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692157 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692156
>I'm seeing people saying you can't see the difference between 720 and 1080 on a 6" screen

Literally no one here has said that. If you want to stir up shit maybe you should stick to where ever you read that and leave the grownups the fuck alone.
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:26:46 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692158 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692156
>I'm seeing people saying you can't see the difference between 720 and 1080 on a 6" screen

A lot of people can tell the difference. They just dont care
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:39:14 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692159 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The Nintendo Online service will be free until fall.... because there are no fucking online games until then lol
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Pit - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:40:09 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692160 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692156
people who rage about nintendo fans are so annoying they alwasy come off as petty and jealous
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Taki - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 04:03:21 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692161 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692156
>Thankfully now that the hype is over and details are being confirmed I'm seeing a lot of people finally coming to their senses and saying that the switch will fail, which it will.

People said the same thing about the Mini NES, but look how that turned out. It was also an inferior piece of hardware made redundant by the fact that you can emulate NES games on pretty much everything, but they sure didn't seem to have any trouble selling the fucking things.

The Switch is gonna sell like hotcakes. I'm not expecting Wii numbers out of it, but it's very unlikely the Switch will be a failure. They're marketing it well, the hype is there based on the games people have seen, and its USP is more substantial and interesting than the Wii U's. It's pretty much ticking all the boxes, outside of your battery life complaint, which you inexplicably believe will sink the whole fucking thing.

And it's not like I'm some Nintendo fanboy either. Pretty much everything past the SNES has hit below standard, for me personally. But if you really think the Switch will fail, then well... I just hope you're not playing the stock market, bud.
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Forever 17 - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 04:12:06 EST ID:OvXtdBcx No.692163 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692143
>Wanting to pay Nintendo to go online in their servers
Why?
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Bolozof Velasgo - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 04:47:04 EST ID:Uo6BO3Ho No.692167 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692161
>People said the same thing about the Mini NES, but look how that turned out. It was also an inferior piece of hardware made redundant by the fact that you can emulate NES games on pretty much everything, but they sure didn't seem to have any trouble selling the fucking things
I'm no economist, but I'd say the MiniNES's "retro factor" far outweighs the Switch's "new thing" factor.

Seems like it will mostly sell to children, I'd be surprised if it's markedly more successful than the Wii U.
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Taki - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:04:26 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692168 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692167
>I'm no economist, but I'd say the MiniNES's "retro factor" far outweighs the Switch's "new thing" factor.
Which is a fair point. But my point was that even when the Switch debuts itself as an inferior piece of hardware, it's not going to make that much of a dent in its sales.

>I'd be surprised if it's markedly more successful than the Wii U
I'd be incredibly surprised if it weren't. The Wii U was marketed laughably bad and it had a decided lack of third party support, with word of developers jumping ship before the thing even launched. So far they've done a fine job with marketing the Switch. And I'm not saying the Switch's third party support is fantastic either, but I'd say it's a definite improvement and shows more promise for the future of the console than the Wii U ever did.
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Dig Dug - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:08:18 EST ID:L8Dcjql6 No.692172 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692168
yo the zelda trailer alone convinced me, who hasn't bought a console since the gamecube that I want to buy one of these things.

they're doing a good job, the marketing seems to be "do the stuff people have been asking desperately for for years", flagship first party titles on launch or soon after that aren't side story updates to suit the new hardware's bullshit.

And a new fucking mario 64 style no fucking gimmicks 3d platformer jesus christ why did it take 21 years to get this.
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Bolozof Velasgo - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:09:37 EST ID:Uo6BO3Ho No.692173 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692172
>And a new fucking mario 64 style no fucking gimmicks 3d platformer jesus christ why did it take 21 years to get this.
Super Mario Sunshine tho
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Dig Dug - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:10:55 EST ID:L8Dcjql6 No.692175 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692173
the squirt gun and paint takes over the game from the jumping, we'll see what happens with that goofy hat but this looks more like the backpackless bonus sections of mario sunshine
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R.O.B. - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:30:08 EST ID:2fDCI/mr No.692182 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692004
>$300 with $70 pro controller and $80 for joypad combo
>paid online
>THREE HOUR battery life for graphic intensive games
>no games at launch (zelda comes to wii u so why bother)
>the gimmick is that you can tell how many fucking ice cubes are in your fake cup
wii u v2 incoming, literally no one is gonna specially program their games for this dumb ass "feature." how do they keep making the exact same mistakes??

what sucks the most is i'll still have to buy it if they make new characters for smash
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honk - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:45:55 EST ID:2NR46+1A No.692184 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The presentation yesterday was pretty bland and it's very easy to shit on Nintendo right now, but honestly it's too early to tell. It's all about the games that they have lined up and so far they only showed us a handful, but if it has proper dev support it might not be a failure.

>>692182
>how do they keep making the exact same mistakes??
They kind of don't. It looks like they really focused on handhelds last gen which I think explains the lack of love for the WiiU from developers. With this consolidation of the two markets, I think they'll have much more more attention from developers and publishers and it might actually have a ton of games in a couple of years. Also Nintendo more or less doesn't give a shit about the western market and has always done what they thought would do well in Japan.

With that said, the only game they showed that I'm even a little bit excited for is the new Legend of Zelda and it looks like the WiiU version will be exactly the same.
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R.O.B. - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:05:58 EST ID:2fDCI/mr No.692185 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692184
>I think they'll have much more more attention from developers and publishers and it might actually have a ton of games in a couple of years
people have been saying this for years and it never happens. why would anyone spend all the time and effort developing for a system with no base (because no games > because no base, ad infinitum) when the PS4 is more powerful and even CHEAPER

>doesn't give a shit about western market
the americas shipped 6.4m units to americas vs the 3.3m to japan, what are you talking about
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:09:48 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692190 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Taki - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:11:03 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692191 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692137
Underrated post. The timing really couldn't be better. I mean shit, there's nothing on it that I'm really excited to play day one but I'm still thinking about picking it up day one just because I'll have the disposable income and I know for sure there are games I'll eventually want.
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Four - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:49:55 EST ID:G/3uwiQd No.692192 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692004
>paid online

Thanks Microsoft for inspiring your competitors to sink to your level.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:53:19 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692193 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692192
Exactly. At least Nintendo is being nice by giving everyone six months before deciding it's worth it.

Watch them release whatever new Smash Bros. they have right as the trial period ends.
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Link - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:18:39 EST ID:yApq2r/Z No.692199 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692193
They are giving everyone a free six months because there is what? One game that is going to be online within that period?
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:37:51 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692206 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Konami accomplished the very easy task of not fouling up Bomberman. And they made it look real nice too, with lighting and depth of field effects up the hole. They emphasized in-game currency for continues and cosmetic unlocks, so I hope there's a ton of Metal Gear stuff in just to really rub it in. Maybe the Fatman and The Pain as unlockable characters.
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Link - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:39:23 EST ID:yApq2r/Z No.692210 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Guy from Japan on circle jerk says we shouldnt fault the translator during the Suda 51 presentation because he was talking nonsene and even the Japanese couldnt understand what the fuck he was saying
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Sheik - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:10:05 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692221 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Definitely not digging the price of controllers, the paid online, or how it's gonna have almost no games for a while. I'll probably still get one for zelda though. Barring them pulling some asinine bullshit like putting in microtransactions. even then I might wait for the inevitable second version of the Switch.
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honk - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:10:09 EST ID:jrHoKkEj No.692222 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692185
>for a system with no base (because no games > because no base, ad infinitum
Don't you try to cast a spell on me, you witch. What does no base mean? It doesn't mean anything! Also I personally couldn't care less about which console outsells another, it's not directly tied to how good the games are. Gamecube and Wii are a good example.

Nintendo has a pretty solid track record of going against the Western grain when it comes to designing their consoles. We just happen to like what they're selling and are a much, much bigger country with more people playing video games.
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Bolozof Velasgo - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:38:38 EST ID:Uo6BO3Ho No.692225 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692221
>even then I might wait for the inevitable second version of the Switch.
Wat
I can't think of a single Nintendo console (except handhelds) that got multiple versions. Sony and Microsoft, sure.
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Kung Lao - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:53:29 EST ID:YPIK3fID No.692227 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692222
What's the Western grain, exactly?

SONY is Japanese. SEGA is Japanese. Xbox is literally just a PS ripoff.

All video game innovation is pretty much Japanese.
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Sheik - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:54:32 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692228 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692225
>except handhelds
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:59:26 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692232 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692225
There were three versions of Wii, each one less complete than the last.
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M. Bison - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:01:23 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692234 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692227
>never heard of PCs.
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Mortimer Rictusgrin - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:12:08 EST ID:Pr0CDydx No.692235 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692227
>Xbox is literally just a PS ripoff.
And the PSX was a ripoff of the SNES right? And the NES was an Atari ripoff? And the Atari was just a ripoff of the Odyssey? You're fucking retarded.
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Drox - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:13:04 EST ID:wRO71yWw No.692236 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692227
>Listing SEGA as if they're still making consoles
>Not mentioning PC

How does it feel to be stuck in the 90's?

>All video game innovation is pretty much Japanese.

Not really, the next step seems to be VR while Japanese are still stuck on the same thing Wii introduced which was flimsy motion controls. They do take a lot more chances on making innovations which is cool but they're not the only ones. lol
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Marcus Fenix - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:13:26 EST ID:ifBX/VDx No.692237 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692227
I had this conversation with a friend of mine. We were really stoned and it kind of fucked with us. It started with the differences between JRPG's and WRPG's.

I ended up concluding that there is no real Western identity in video games.

The Japanese companies all steamroll the Western ones - Even Microsoft is releasing Japanese software for their hardware.

It's just weird to think about. Japan simply has a huge pull in console gaming. So much so that it bordered on a monopoly in the late 90's. It is undeniable.

Western games are almost exclusively on the PC. Even Bethesda and Bioware lean towards the PC for their releases.

And then you have Steam...
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Kos-Mos - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:25:57 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692239 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://clips.twitch.tv/nintendo/BraveMouseShazBotstix

Next gen gaming ladies and gentlemen
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Ermac - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:26:19 EST ID:KR5uc2p+ No.692240 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692232
Nintendo also made a lot of subtle changes to their systems over time.
The NES, in the West, at least, had the front-loader and the top-loader.

SNES had a few chip revisions going from the two-chip to the one-chip, then the SNES mini, which did things like removing RGB output out of the box... which was strange since it still has an RGB amp on the motherboard.

N64 had a few revisions that changed the video output chip, I believe, adding a fine pitch DAC chip, and the coloured shell versions and Pikachu versions further changed the motherboard layouts.

GameCube removed the digital out port over time as well.

GameBoy advance had at least three major revisions. DS had several - 3DS too.

Wii gradually removed GameCube support, and then the weird little red Wii mini thing was released.

Most of these changes, besides the obvious external ones, were all done under the hood. Almost every console has done it. PS1 had about a million revisions that changed various chips and so-on. The major ones included removing various ports, moving the location of the laser assembly and modifying it so it didn't warp, and removing the RCA audio/video output and leaving only the multi-out.
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Lord Grazel - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:44:12 EST ID:eE5d0pWh No.692241 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692239
Lewd
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Dr. Mario - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:54:51 EST ID:QVUVmERE No.692242 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692239
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Goemon - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:08:57 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692247 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692182
>no games at launch

Really? I saw like five games that I really want to play announced for launch window. If you have enough time and money to buy and play more than that then how the fuck are you doing that?

Did you just get born into a rich family so you get all the money you want and don't have to work ever?

Do you just not have any semblance of a social life?

I wanna know how this works
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Mother Brain - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:20:51 EST ID:9UMg6xsc No.692250 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692239

????
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Mr. Saturn - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:23:03 EST ID:2VxD97MR No.692251 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Solid Snake - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:42:27 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692256 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692237
Ya, and consoles are rapidly dying off and end up being little more then gimpped PCs.

Hell the Japanese game market is far smaller then it once was. It's all mobile, or shit made to appeal to Otakus now.
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Naomi Hunter - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:52:40 EST ID:YPIK3fID No.692258 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692235
He was trying to say Nintendo was breaking away from a Western console idea when there really isn't any such thing.

Think he thought Sony was American.
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Dr. Yang - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:22:41 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692263 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>the upcoming Nintendo Switch will not bring support for any of the following recent Nintendo control schemes:

>Wii U Pro Controller

>GameCube Controller with Wii U adapter

>Wii U GamePad

>Wii Remote

>Wii Remote Nunchuk

>Wii Remote with but in Wii Motion Plus

>Wii Classic Controller

>Wii Classic Controller Pro

>NES Classic Edition Controller (uses the same connector as the Wiimote)

>Nintendo 3DS (for games like Super Smash Bros. 4)

>Wii Fit U Balance Board (for games like Wii Fit)

>Wii Wheel (Nintendo is offering a new wheel-shaped controller that works with the Joy-Con)

https://mic.com/articles/165115/nintendo-switch-controller-options-compatibility-what-controllers-support-the-switch#.dpQA5HcxM
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Brucie Kibbutz - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:32:58 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692264 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692263
they're gonna make you shell out for a switch-specific gamecube adapter once there's a port of smash 4. I just know it.
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Frogger - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:59:28 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692265 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692004
>>692008
>>692053
>>692059
>>692061
>>692078
>>692149
>>692156
>>692167
>>692182
>>692185
>>692199
>>692251
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Daxter - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:19:44 EST ID:AIHMvEyY No.692266 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692265
>That wide range of reactions
>you lump them all into MAD because you hate seeing criticism.

Good job on convincing them to change their minds about the switch.
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Frogger - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:38:45 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692271 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692266


Why is it called the Nintendo Switch?

Because when you see it, you'll "switch" to a proper games console
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Goemon - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:50:27 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692272 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This fucking ARMS game looks fun as fuck.


>>692266

I have a feeling he's not a Nintendo rep here trying to advertise for people hearts and minds.
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Pyrrha Alexandra - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:20:28 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692276 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692247
Besides Zelda, there's not a lot else to play at launch that I'm interested in, which is disappointing as an early adopter. But the launch lineup of any console, empirically speaking, usually doesn't matter. There's no solid research that I'm aware of where the quantity or quality of launch titles has ever predicted the overall financial success of a console over its lifespan. It's far more important to look at what's available in the Holidays. Mario is a good sign, and depending on how many of the other games teased at the reveal are on shelves come December, the Switch will probably be in a pretty comfortable place.

>>692271
>proper games
>console

Pick one. I'll assume you meant a PC. And if you have a PC, a high powered gaming tablet/handheld is a good complementary purchase. Especially when hackers get their hands on it and homebrew Steam streaming into it.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:56:19 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692279 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692276
The only objectively good console launch in the last two generations was PS4. Every other console worked uphill to get as good as they are now, Wii U notwithstanding.
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Jimmy Hopkins - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:06:45 EST ID:UtPtDIV7 No.692286 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692163
I've paid for online with a console, and now there's not a free option for online gameplay. The switch has the most upcoming games I want to play online, so its kind of a no brainer. Sure, I don't like that they decided to charge for the online. But the lineup looks solid, and I want to have some fun.

I look forward to laying in bed (gonna have to have the system charging while I do like I did with the wii u) and playing splatoon, smash and mario kart all online. That's gonna be nice
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Dr. Yang - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:08:20 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692287 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So do we know yet where Breath of the Wild falls in the Zelda timeline? Is this the timeline where link dies? Or is this taking place after Skyward Sword cause it looks like Link and Zelda are childhood friends again
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Pyrrha Alexandra - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:36:01 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692290 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692287
Wouldn't it have to be post-Windwaker, or a branch of that timeline? I see Koroks, and there's references to an "Ancient Sea" apparently.

I can't stop watching this god damn trailer. The music is so good.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zw47_q9wbBE
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Zits - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:07:34 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692292 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692276
>proper games
>console
>pick one

ahem
nb
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Four - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:40:13 EST ID:NMFW3vBl No.692294 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692286
Ok but Nintendo are essentially charging you money for doing nothing. They, along with their competitors think its ok not only to sell you a game at a high price but also charge you a yearly fee to play it with your friends. It really pisses me off that even Nintendo are doing it now. Its such a sleazy way of making revenue off the loyality of their fans.
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Katt Monroe - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:52:35 EST ID:JY6j0Nmv No.692296 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I this point you might as well charge for air. I mean I think its safe to say everything will be charged for everything you do. I mean I will just wait for a time when I need to pay money to buy time so I can play my games.

https://youtu.be/a6O44DxLtDY
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Mr. Saturn - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 02:30:31 EST ID:2VxD97MR No.692300 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692258
Nah, I'm pretty sure he's just retarded and says stupid shit.
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Irvine Kinneas - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 03:12:31 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692303 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692191
People that pay taxes aren't gonna be getting a fucking Nintendo Switch.

inb4 "I am"
I'm talking about normal people, not you nintendo fanboys that are gonna get this piece of trash either way.
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Irvine Kinneas - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 03:17:48 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692304 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692157
Clearly I wasn't talking about anyone here, otherwise I would have replied to them you fucking moron. Maybe you only use 420chans /vg/ as your source of video game discussion but I don't, so I've seen more than just what the people have been saying here.
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Zits - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 04:40:45 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692309 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild's file size will take up 40% of the Switch's storage space.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEOP94uagtc
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Irvine Kinneas - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:01:52 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692313 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692309
Will probably be 50% considering the 32gb doesn't include the OS. I can't believe how behind Nintendo is, it's like they're deliberately making a joke out of themselves. You'll have to get an SD card for storage and they are SLOWWWWWWWWW as fuck.

Also RIP Nintendo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCrjI3O0fWY
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Pyrrha Alexandra - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:02:35 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692314 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692309
>what are SD cards?

I'd rather not have an extra $50 tacked onto the price just to have a larger SD card pre-installed, when pretty much everyone already has half a dozen of the things floating around the house anyway. External storage, SSDs, and memory cards are dirt cheap these days and most people already have them in abundance anyway, I have no idea why people would rather pay an inflated $/GB storage premium added onto the price of a console for bigger storage, when you can buy it cheaper yourself, or just use what you likely already own anyway.
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Aya Brea - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:16:07 EST ID:2R68Z5zj No.692315 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692303
I get that Nintendo killed your sensei and burned your village to ground after raping your mother with the corpse of your dog that they killed, and you're super salty about it. But do you really have nothing better to do than gloat about your clearly superior taste in video game corporations, while regurgitating Nintendoom memes you found on N4G circa 6 years ago? Like what do you get out of squatting in a thread to shit on something you clearly want everyone to believe you totally have no interest in? You're miserable, we get it. You can leave your anti-fun Manifesto with reception.
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Zits - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:38:04 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.692316 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692303
Good lord, Aunt Susan. I hope you don't cry this hard every time you get wind of anyone merely thinking of buying a video game console, of all things. It really shouldn't affect you in any way, so why baww this loudly? You might just be the worst /vg/ has to offer. Just don't let crucifix guy know.

no fuckin bump
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Tifa Lockheart - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:47:12 EST ID:XprrXNAA No.692349 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692303
Eh, I pre ordered one. I haven't even bought a new console since my PS3 and that was at launch. Haven't even really been into games since MGS5 retconned my fucking childhood. If I really wanted to get back into "traditional" gaming at this point I'd probably just build a cheap PC and download Steam. This will be my first Nintendo console since SNES even (was a Sony fanboy since PSX).

I know what I'm buying. It's a tegra based tablet with some gaming oriented modular components. The docking station is just common sense. (Funny thing is Neo Geo sort of had this idea years ago with their Neo Geo X). Personally I can see the value in being able to move around my house with my gaming platform in the same manner I can with a tablet. But at the same time being able to play on a TV with a proper controller if I so choose. 720 doesn't bother me either, I saw the specs I would never expect amazing things from Nintendo in terms of hardware performance. Other reason I'm getting one is hey, it's got Nintendo developing for it. Zelda right off the bat, Mario at some point in the foreseeable future, possibly a Metroid and Super Smash Bros maybe, and I know Mario Kart is a rerelease but it'll be new to me so :p. I'm sure there'll be other good games too. If the install base is high enough I don't see why 3rd parties wouldn't develop for it like some people are afraid of. Games are hella expensive to make and maximizing potential customers just seems logical.
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Dr. Yang - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:39:53 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692351 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692349
I have the Switch and Breath of the Wild pre ordered right now on Amazon. I like what I have seen so far and even though there isnt a lot at launch, there is stuff coming throughout the year that I want

The only thing I am worried about is that they havent said a word about the virtual console yet.
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Red XIII - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:50:58 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692394 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692351
there's gonna be virtual console for sure because you get monthly rentals for them via the paid online service. which is kinda pointless. might as well just pirate the rom if they're not even letting you keep the games every month.
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Altaïr Ibn La-Ahad - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:45:59 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692404 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So is this gonna be Nintendo's final console? I mean, they are essentially merging their console and handheld market into one. I dont see how you can further innovate or go forward from this.
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George Stobbart - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:52:23 EST ID:CMAOPcJv No.692405 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692349
>720 doesn't bother me either, I saw the specs I would never expect amazing things from Nintendo in terms of hardware performance.
1080 isn't "amazing", ideally it should be considered the base standard for video output. this is 2017.


all i want is pokemon and an etrian odyssey.
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Altaïr Ibn La-Ahad - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:30:59 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692409 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692405
HD should be the standard for everything yet there are still people out there who refuse to buy HD TV's and blu ray players saying IT LOOKS JUST AS GOOD ON DVD
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Dr. Yang - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:16:30 EST ID:XNcBFO20 No.692414 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Sm4sh is slightly better than Brawl, which is complete shit.
Nb for opinion post
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Krista Sparks - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:06:40 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692427 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692409
Perhaps they dont give a shit about the number of pixels and care more about costs?
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Samanosuke Akechi - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:11:23 EST ID:2VxD97MR No.692429 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692409
>HD should be the standard for everything yet cable and satellite companies are still allowed to charge extra for them after the promotional period expires.
Fixed that for you. Or fixed that for me technically.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:10:15 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692431 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692427
What's the difference between 1080p and 900p?

180p.
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Kazuya Mishima - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:21:41 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692435 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692405
we're deffo getting a pokemon game according to game freak. I kinda think etrian's cartography stuff would get tedious without a second screen though. Come to think of it the 3ds was more or less built for first person dungeon crawlers. Would have been great to have Legend of Grimrock SMT or Wizardry on that shit. Though I have a hunch that SMT trailer for Nintendo means we're getting remakes/ports of 1 and 2 on 3ds and 3 and 4 on switch.
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Brad Vickers - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:43:33 EST ID:qupkZ91s No.692437 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692431
180p

Learn 2 math
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Vectorman - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:51:55 EST ID:JnCi6abM No.692438 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692431
About 633,600 whole pixels.
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Blinky - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:07:04 EST ID:cGhggf/A No.692442 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm out of touch with new gen consoles so I have a simple question. I have a 1920x1200 IPS monitor just laying about, I know as long as it has HDMI it can connect to the Switch but my question is how would it look? versus it being stretched out on the big screen or even tablet mode.
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Hugh Darrow - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:55:40 EST ID:2R68Z5zj No.692445 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692442
Would look fine. That's close enough to 1080p that you wouldn't really notice any difference.
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The Prince - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:50:46 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692451 Ignore Report Quick Reply
When's Bayonetta 3?
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Princess Peach - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:52:13 EST ID:g1dHsy6u No.692482 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692451
When Sega will fiance it to release on PC,Switch,ps4 and xbone
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Alexandra Roivas - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:39:26 EST ID:CfaRL4aN No.692493 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692020

>I'm not excited at all but I know I"m gonna pick one up just for Zelda. Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword were what drew me to the first Wii, and the lack of a main series zelda is why I skipped the Wii U.

Same boat. I preordered one just for Zelda. Mario Odyssey looks fun, but holy shit I hope they up the graphical specs (purely technical, the art direction seems fine) before launch. Looks like Sonic Adventure Battle 2 on the GC.

Also Retro need to get off their asses and make another console Metroid. It's time.
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Pimple - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:30:27 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692507 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692493
Zelda is gonna be on Wii U and thus also on PC. No need to waste your money on the switch.
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Claude - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:44:27 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692509 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692507
No need to tell people how to spend their money
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John Shepard - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:57:36 EST ID:cGhggf/A No.692510 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692004

Here is a small youtube opinion round up for those who would rather listen to how others feel about the Switch. I understand some of these users are not everyone's cup of tea and some of them are not mine either but its there. Feel free to contribute more.

ProJared: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZKI3XMa4b8

Jim Sterling: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2vMw0Y4wq8 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fH_wl8ceAg

TotalBiscuit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCrjI3O0fWY

GameXplain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1zaEi6_7Jo

Pat the NES Punk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqKTI_k9IbQ

Cinemassacre (No James, just Mike and Ryan): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3R2VF6K4Do

AngryJoeShow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dih3WswexHs
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Smiling Jack - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:20:02 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692512 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692510
I love that most of those people spent at least half the video hating on it but all still preordered at least one
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Claude - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:25:18 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692513 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692510
>Pro Jared

I have no idea who this is

>Jim Sterling

lol fuck off

>Total Biscuit

Know the name but never saw any of is videos

>GameXPlain

No idea who this is

>Pat the NES Punk

My nigga! Probably the best of this list. Love the CUPodcast

>Cinemassacre

AWESOME.... (No James, just Mike and Ryan) No reason to watch then.

>Angry Joe Show

Know the name, but havent seen any of his videos.
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Pimple - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:10:50 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692524 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692509
No need to tell me what to tell other people. Because I do what I want.
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Pimple - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:13:03 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692525 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692513
>Total Biscuit
>Know the name but never saw any of is videos
Should watch it, he ripped the switch a new docking slot.
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Nathan Spencer - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:53:47 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692527 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692525
he seems against it at first but he's gushing over most of the features after a while. He seemed especially happy about all the first party games emphasizing 60fps. As far as I can tell the only thing he's particularly bothered by is the storage and how it uses SD cards. I guess I can understand that, even the best SD cards fail after a while.
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Kraid - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:23:59 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692531 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692510
>all opinion pieces
>no facts

fucking lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlloubyJGaY
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Starfy - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:32:37 EST ID:N2H3KRpL No.692534 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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It's the only way to play new Mario and Zelda games which I hold in much higher regard than Assassin's Creed and what not. And I got a good enough job $300 won't break me.

Worth keeping in mind not only is it a good way to make money on youtube to be a cry man who hates everything, Nintendo heavily polices lets plays, so the worst thing that could happen to a lot of these guys would be for a nintendo console to hit huge.

Also given how many of them had non disclosed partnerships with the xbox one at launch and continue to do their best not to disclose sponsored content why would you give a fuck about what any of them say?
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Niko Bellic - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:44:55 EST ID:JnCi6abM No.692535 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692531
>Here's a small youtube opinion roundup
>complains about the roundup being opinion pieces

Where you dropped on your head as a baby?
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Buck Bumble - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:55:07 EST ID:JYcp/MMT No.692545 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Are games tied to the console again or has Nintendo reached 2005 technology levels by now and you can carry them over to a new console via account?
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Kraid - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:12:09 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692546 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692535
No, but I'm willing to bet the posters below were.
Also, The Know isn't an opinion commenter, it's a gaming news aggregator
lrn2distinguish
10/10 for rustling all of my jimmies and making me squeeze out this wall of crap though

TL;DR This anon (>>692276) is the smartest anon in the thread:
"the launch lineup of any console, empirically speaking, usually doesn't matter. There's no solid research that I'm aware of where the quantity or quality of launch titles has ever predicted the overall financial success of a console over its lifespan. It's far more important to look at what's available in the Holidays"

Pic related for the following replies.

  1. >>692071
MicroSoft and Sony also have paid services for their OL. Stop acting like this is the first time any company has done this and is an egregious assault to your sensibilities

2. >>692078
PSN was free for a time as well. The quality was fucking shite as a result. As soon as they introduced the paid variant, lo and behold the quality improved because they had the money to invest in the infrastructure.

3. >>692136
>Posts prices
>Doesn't post website it came from
gg
The PS4 on launch cost $399. Controllers for the PS4 on launch cost ≈$67.
The XONE on launch cost $499. Cotrollers for the XONE on launch cost ≈$56.
MicroSoft also released the XONE Elite controller at $150. For a SLIGHTLY upgraded controller to the launch version
Note that the the controllers Sony and MicroSoft released do not have anywhere NEAR the level of sophistication or amount of machinery packed inside the small form factor of the Joy-Con.

4. >>692147
Read 3 again.

5. >>692151
Because it uses translucent plastic? lol fuck off.

6. >>692156
First of all, it's 7" dickhead. Secondly, the difference is dependent on screen manufacturing and rendering technology, and is only noticable if your holding the screen a few inches from your nose like a fucking geriatric:
https://youtu.be/ztzIhd5AbIk?t=3m54s
Ever heard of portable usb chargers?
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/163-4335500-1648909?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=Portable+Charger

7. >>692163
Read 1 and 2 again.

8. >>692182
Read 1, 2, 3 and 6 again.

9. >>692221
Read 1, 2, and 3 again.

10. >>692251
Read 3 again, then tell me games companies in general don't milk their fanbase for all their worth.

11. >>692309
See >>692314

12. >>692313
>SD is slow
Sorry, what the actual fuck?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_high_definition_optical_disc_formats#Technical_details | Blu-ray max read : 53.95 Mbit/s = 6.74375 MB/s
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_memory_cards#Technical_details | mSDXC max read: 104 MB/s
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Ridley - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:06:20 EST ID:Z3vgxLcA No.692566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Mr. Saturn - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:09:00 EST ID:QVUVmERE No.692568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Wonder if this thing will have Street Pass.

Always wished games like Hearthstone would have that feature on phones.
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Mr. Saturn - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:10:05 EST ID:QVUVmERE No.692570 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692568
Nvm, it won't apparently.

Not sure why they would remove such a neat feature.

nb
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GLaDOS - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:49:07 EST ID:FJTmoAJ9 No.692576 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692313
>SD
>Slow
Nigga, you dumb.
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Niko Bellic - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:57:45 EST ID:JnCi6abM No.692577 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692576
To be fair, it's barely faster than a 7,200 RPM HDD and modern SSDs are as much as 30x faster.
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GLaDOS - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:13:12 EST ID:FJTmoAJ9 No.692579 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692577
You're comparing Apple to oranges
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Niko Bellic - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:23:54 EST ID:JnCi6abM No.692581 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692579
If you want to talk specifically portable media, the newest revision of USB drives support up to 10Gbps read times and the previous gen supports 5Gbps (which is 6x as fast as a microSD) 100MBps might have been considered "fast" 10 years ago but the times have changed and sadly, Nintendo has proven once again they're incapable of changing with them.
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Barret Wallace - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:35:14 EST ID:2VxD97MR No.692582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692579
Personally I like to compare oranges to clementines. I find the juxtaposition fascinating.
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Conker - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:58:29 EST ID:8NuGb901 No.692586 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692582
clementines are casualized bitch oranges for tiny babbies and the mere mention of them sickens me to the bone. go fuck yourself
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Nightwolf - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:17:24 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692546
Just as a followup to 12 and because I have so much sand in my vagina about fucking morons not digging around and doing their fucking legwork like they should, and would rather just spout utter bullshit

The XONE at launch came with a 500GB SATA2 ST500LM012 HDD, the average read speed of which is 84.7 MB/s

The PS4 at launch came with a 500GB SATA2 HTS545050A7E380 HDD, with an average read speed of 76.9 MB/s
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:20:08 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692588 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692587
Also the PS4, a console that launched in 2013, used SATA 2 and not SATA 3 for some reason. You could upgrade to SSD if you want but the improvements don't add up to as much as you'd think for most games.
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Psycho Mantis - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:44:52 EST ID:FJTmoAJ9 No.692591 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692581
That is not cost effective if you think about it. It's still faster than blue ray. And if that were the case the games would probably double the
prince you dummy.
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honk - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:47:36 EST ID:KcsPJ6Hl No.692596 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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It was only a matter of time
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih323XXu_3w
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Jimmy Hopkins - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:51:24 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692597 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692545
>Are games tied to the console again or has Nintendo reached 2005 technology levels by now and you can carry them over to a new console via account?

nigga you've been able to do that for years don't come in here talking shit when you don't know what you talking about

muhfugga be half stepping in my thread gonna get your whole crew lynched
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Jimmy Hopkins - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:55:46 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692598 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692404
>I dont see how you can further innovate or go forward from this.

I think we found the number 1 reason why you are not being paid for your innovative mind
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Marc Kai - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:59:45 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692599 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692596
Oh man, the comments on that video. Sometimes I forget how good we have it here. We might be pure shit but most everywhere else is concentrated hypershit. a diarrhea tidal wave of misplaced anger. Video game discussion just brings out the worst in some people.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:16:49 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692601 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692599
>a diarrhea tidal wave of misplaced anger
Found my new band name.
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KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:32:19 EST ID:yUX+qckh No.692603 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692596
>Super Mario Sonic 2006

I mean why would you even invite the comparison Nintendurr?
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Kirby - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:42:05 EST ID:MP7d+Dkk No.692604 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692597
I don't think so. If you have to get a new console all your shit is lost. You can contact customer service and then there is a chance it will be transfered. It's what kept me from buying a wii u.

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2012/12/wii-us-restrictive-drm-is-a-baffling-throwback/
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Marc Kai - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:45:49 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692605 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692604
that is so weird considering they let you transfer 3DS data easily, and I'm pretty sure you can transfer over your DSi store games. Then again their portable department has always been smarter, that's why they rolled them into the console department. That's why they were smart enough to make a system with a gimmick people might actually use and have a killer app at launch this time around. I imagine the switch will be less restrictive than the wii u.
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Kane - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:49:15 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692606 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692596
Ha, that's great.

I've got mine pre-ordered, along with the Master Edition Zelda. Probably gonna take that week off.

The launch day value proposition of the Switch probably doesn't seem very compelling on its own if you already own a Wii U, since Zelda is essentially the only new killer app. But you have to remember that most people don't own a Wii U anyway, so Zelda, Bomberman, Sniperclips (which is supposed to be a surprise hit) and Mario Kart 8 in the first month or two of launch isn't actually too sparse of a lineup relative to similarly weak launch lineups of the other consoles that have gone on to be successful (PS4 for example). Come Holiday 2017 when most consumers are going to actually give a damn, the lineup should look pretty compelling with Zelda, Skyrim (old and overpriced, but the prospect of portability is still going to be a big draw), Mario Kart, Sniperclips, ARMS, Splatoon 2, Mario, and possibly Octopath, Fire Emblem Warriors, Xenoblade 2, Disgea 5, Sonic Mania, Minecraft, a ton of Dragon Quest, etc. Especially if you're looking at the Japanese market, where some of those franchises are ridiculously popular. If you own a Wii U, early adoption probably won't be worth it. If mine wasn't in another city, I would probably be holding off too. If you skipped the Wii U however, early adoption might be worth it depending on how excited you are for Zelda and a "new to you" Mario Kart (which if you aren't dead inside, should be: fairly). Come the holidays, and baring some high profile delays which is always a possibility, I think there probably won't be much reason to hold off unless you're chronically allergic to fun, or think shitting on anything bright and colorful makes you a mature contrarian badass. It's still far to early to pronounce the Switch as DOA on account of a moderately, but not unprecedentedly, weak launch lineup, and some admittedly over-priced accessories. $90 for a charging and cooling dock is ludicrous, and I'm baffled that they didn't announce a ~$200 SKU that foregoes it, and the grips, entirely. $80 for the Joycons isn't terrible considering the sophistication of the kit. But $70 for the Pro doesn't make much sense to me unless it also incorporates a lot of the motion and rumble tech of the joycons. But again, a few early stumbles isn't enough to sink the whole deal, especially given the huge amount of potential a super powered Nintendo portable (or modestly powered home console depending on your usage scenario) has.
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Psycho Mantis - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:40:46 EST ID:FJTmoAJ9 No.692608 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692606
dat run on sentence. Fuck your shit, learn to grammar son
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Bill Rizer - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:55:34 EST ID:CfaRL4aN No.692609 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692587

How reliable will SD cards be for gaming though? Read speeds are all well and good (I actually didn't mind Bloodborne's pre-patch load times, just gave me time to smoke a bowl in between deaths), but the worst, I mean the absolute WORST bug in any game is save corruption. Totalbiscuit made a point about SD cards wearing out relatively quickly under intensive use, just curious if there's any merit to this.

Maybe we'll be able to keep the game data on the card and save data on the internal 32g? Somehow I doubt it.
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Kane - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:05:16 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692610 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692608
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Katt Monroe - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:06:25 EST ID:JnCi6abM No.692611 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692591
What kind of Jenk have you been huffing? The games don't come on SD cards so using a USB drive for expandable storage has no bearing on the cost of games. Not that it matters since USB 3.0 drives are approximately the same price as their microSD counterpart so it's not even like that would cost extra money in the grand scheme of things.

Seriously, Nintendo could easily make custom USB drives that plug into the switch flush and look like they belong and sell them at a considerable profit margin. USB drives cost cents to manufacture and they could easily get away with selling a 64GB drive for at least $50 to their lunatic fanbase.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:07:25 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692612 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692609
I've been using the same SD card in my 3DS since I got it. It works well enough.
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Katt Monroe - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:11:52 EST ID:JnCi6abM No.692613 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692609
I think that has more to do with the device the SD card is hooked up to and how securely its in there. I've never had an issue with SD cards in any phone I've had but I've had tons of issues with the SD card in my SP3 randomly disconnecting and reconnecting.
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honk - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:27:54 EST ID:4U1hDg+y No.692616 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692599
You don't read the YT comments. There's literally no point.
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Ulala - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:38:42 EST ID:IQhOdK1J No.692630 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692608

I know the internet seems to think you need to indent after every sentence or two, but simply having several sentences in a group is called a "paragraph". A run-on sentence is when you type a paragraph-length statement but don't punctuate it at all. So apparently you should learn to grammar, son. nb
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Marc Kai - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:17:54 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692634 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692612
as long as you don't buy a shitty one from a shitty brand or that isn't class 10 you'll be fine for a good while. at least just being used on a portable game console. you'll probably have to replace it some day, but maybe not during the lifetime of the console like some commentators believe. Considering how fast games load on 3DS I'm not worried about that either. The old wii was terrible about SD card support, requiring a separate menu for games on the SD card and loading much slower than usual, booting them slow as well. but they have the portable team helping run the show now so the switch shouldn't have issues like that.

>>692616
oh man I know. but sometimes I just scroll absentmindedly.
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John Shepard - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:19:52 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692666 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692546
Regarding no. 12 why the fuck are you so disingenuous? We're discussing removable storage you fuck wit, you aren't gonna be downloading games on the switch to a fucking blu ray. SD cards are slow, you are fighting an objectively losing battle here, considering you chose the fastest SD card I'm gonna choose one of the fastest SSDs, which you get about 3300mb/s. Your crappy 100mb/s doesn't seem so great now does it faggot? But considering I'm not a disingenuous little cunt like you, I'll go for a more fairer 500mb/s which is FIVE TIMES FASTER than your crappy little SD card, considering games these days are 30gb and UP which would you prefer? The dinosaur Nintendo switch or something at least 5x faster? Idiot. Enjoy your load times. Nintendo is out of touch and ripping their customers off by giving cheap ancient hardware (at the cost you would expect new and top tier hardware) so they can make extra money, you should NOT be sticking up for these practices, but you nintendo fanboys could never admit nintendo do anything wrong, you're fucking morons and you can only blame yourself for Nintendo constantly failing and being a laughing stock in the video game community.
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honk - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:06:28 EST ID:EvL71KSG No.692677 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692634
Alternatively you can also pretend that they're all written by Andy Dick.

All of the sudden the comments seem a couple of degrees less upsetting.
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Naija - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:04:09 EST ID:CFb0p0uO No.692690 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I almost want the special edition of zelda for that badass carrying case, but I just know there's gonna be a shit ton of cases within a year that are just as good if not better.

>>692677
that's not a terrible idea

>>692666
is there an alternative to sd cards and flash memory for a portable system though? Obviously you can't just be lugging around a HDD the way you do a gameboy it would break in a month, but are SSDs that much more sturdy?
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Nariko - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:50:20 EST ID:OFqN1zgr No.692691 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692148
Can that goddamn pro controller not be 10 dollars more than the already expensive Xbox one and PS4 controllers which are goddamn excellent?

I'd like a pro controller for my PC
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John Shepard - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:45:23 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692690
At the least they should have included a minimum 250gb 2.5" HDD. They're light, cheap and you could easily fit it in the switch without making the size bigger. Much better than the 32gb they're releasing it with.
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Nariko - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:20:12 EST ID:OFqN1zgr No.692695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692694
Nope. That would be horrible.

The dock should definitely include a USB3 for external drives though.

My music collection is real fucked up from teh time my hard drive died and I had to retrieve it from an SD card.

It's like a scratched record with some of my tracks, except with jarring garbled digital tones. The Switch is gonna need to redownload its games whenever the storage starts to get corrupted and eventually dies.

That's why SD cards are used for transient data storage like photos, videos and a mobile copy of your music collection. It's really misapplying the technology.
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Vivi Ornitier - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:42:53 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692697 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692666
>accuses me of being disingenuous
>fails to realise the point i'm making about the storage medium games are read from (PROTIP: PS4/XONE comes on those shiney circle things they call "discs")
>fails to realise that the card chosen is supported ON LAUNCH instead of added later by half-gen iterations
did it hurt when you fell off the back of the short bus?
webm related
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:44:03 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692698 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692695
With the focus on being able to remove the Switch on demand, any external drives connected to the dock would probably have to be strictly for backups and changing out data between SD cards. It looks like they're really pushing for cartridges to be the main storage medium, because Nintendo fans like hard media, and I'm more than fine with that because it means less downloading and installing and waiting for loading I have to do.
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Pikmin - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:08:05 EST ID:sei7lFPj No.692700 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692698
cloud saves could solve that issue. I doubt nintendo will bother though. and if they do it will be exclusive to their paid online service.

>>692691
it's overly expensive because it has an amiibo sensor and the motion sensors from the side controllers. The price makes sense at that point, but you have to wonder how much you're actually going to use either of those features. It would be nice if they made a cheaper version without all that shit for 40. who even uses motion controls on a traditional gamepad anyways? On the ps3 that just amounted to shaking the controller in some games, and the wii u's use of it ruined starfox zero's controls.
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Kain - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:21:03 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692701 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692700
> ruined starfox zero's controls.

true but it made Splatoons controls feel sooooooooooo goooooooooooooood
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:11:26 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692702 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692700
Personally I always avoid the cloud whenever possible but it is convenient whenever it doesn't eat your data whole.

As far as SD card reliability goes, sure they die, but so does all media. And flash memory in general has only been getting tougher, faster, and cheaper and will continue to over time. SD cards aren't nearly as bad now as they were a decade ago when we were trying to figure out which one to get for our R4s. Studies last year show that more than constant usage, it's just age that kills drives, which is also improving as the technology matures. Just back up your stuff regularly like you should be doing already no matter what you're using for primary storage.
http://www.zdnet.com/article/ssd-reliability-in-the-real-world-googles-experience/
https://www.usenix.org/node/194415
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Wario - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:31:34 EST ID:QVUVmERE No.692706 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This is confusing, looks like you're just buying a controller.
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Vivi Ornitier - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:45:52 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692707 Ignore Report Quick Reply
On a lighter note, looks like "Smash Bros. 4 Switch" is coming with all the DLC and 2 new characters

Plus GameCube Virtual Console releases may be a thing too, with Smash Bros. Melee possibly getting released on the platform

http://www.idigitaltimes.com/super-smash-bros-nintendo-switch-port-have-new-characters-572678
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:56 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692708 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692707
>Liam Robertson
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Vivi Ornitier - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:11:00 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692709 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692708
There are such things as the bluff (with double and triple variants).

Plus, there's still some time between now and the March 3rd release date they may be playing their cards close to their chest at this point in time.

Besides, is this the first time they've been shown to be wrong or have they been previously about other things?
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:30:46 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692710 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692709
I don't know too much about them but apparently they have a hit and miss record when their readers demand 100% accuracy. And you're right, these things will most likely come along later. I just think it's funny to see such a pointed refutation of bold claims, almost like they were fed misinformation just to make them look stupid.
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Nariko - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:32:17 EST ID:OFqN1zgr No.692711 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692702
>As far as SD card reliability goes, sure they die, but so does all media
No, SD cards are much worse. The average Switch owner is going to replace an SD card over the console's life. If Nintendo's online service doesn't include save backups, are going to lose their damn saves in addition to their downloads.

You KNOW Nintendo might still fuck this up.

Even cheap TLC SSDs aren't more likely to die than a hard drive unless you drop one in a datacenter. But you don't even have to do anything to an SD card to get it to start failing, just keep reading it and odds are it'll start to go to shit eventually. Why?
They're absolutely tiny, they contain a bitchload of data for their size and they are always mounted in some hot device while running.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:46:52 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692712 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692711
The SD cards in my phone and Raspberry Pi I'm using as a home server haven't failed after years of being on 24/7. Newer cards ought to last longer in a game console that will be on at most maybe 8 or so hours a day.
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Kain - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:54:27 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692713 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692707
and they spoke of net play for their Virtual Console games as well. Perhaps we'll be getting a Nintendo sanctioned online Melee multiplayer
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Vivi Ornitier - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:08:28 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692715 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692711
http://superuser.com/questions/17350/whats-the-life-expectancy-of-an-sd-card

One user put expectancy at 1M (1,000,000) hours which is about 228 years, however another put it at 1-3 months. It's going to depend on how heavily the Switch's file-system uses them (which we won't know until the damn thing is released), and where the card was procured from/who it was manufactured by.
And every salty little shitrag anti-fuccboi would do well to keep that in mind if they weren't so busy sucking Spencer's/House's/Newall's dick while spouting nintendoom memes through mouthfuls of cum
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Sinistar - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:24:41 EST ID:OFqN1zgr No.692720 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692715
Stop with this nonsense. SD cards fail at a higher than rated rate because they run hot and denying it is stupid. This is the copy of Hall and Oates "Out of Touch" from my SD card.

Enjoy! It's extraordinarily fitting for this situation.
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Ares Enduwa - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:41:55 EST ID:PEhl9QyN No.692722 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692711
They fucked up the moment they DMCA'd the Internet Archive for hosting an archive of Nintendo Power allegedly in the name of protecting copyright.

NoA's entire legal team needs to be rounded up and gassed.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:14:58 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692723 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692720
If your phone can heat up an SD card to the point that this would happen, maybe you should get a different phone.
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Grendel the Green Gigas - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:47:35 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692725 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692722
I still wonder how the Mother 3 English translation project never got touched given Nintendo's near fascist copyright policy.
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Bullet Bill - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:48:09 EST ID:sei7lFPj No.692726 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692725
reggie gave it his approval once, there might be internal support for it. I don't think they've ever taken down fan translations before. Fire Emblem DS 2's fan translation was never touched either.
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Mr. 47 - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:38:09 EST ID:6g+I/sT5 No.692730 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692720

>That awful audio rip full of pops and distortion

Awful, take a lap.
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Lightning - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:23:32 EST ID:ogHMNiem No.692731 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692730
That was the point that poster tried to make, genius.
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GLaDOS - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:17:24 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692734 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692720
If your point is that data degrades on physical medium over time, then no shit it does. it would be unreasonable to expect it not to. However your assumption that the Switch is going to be eating cards like doritos kinda gives people the wrong impression of what SD is as a storage medium.

Like the link I posted says, it depends on the file-system that is using the card, plus operating temperatures, plus manufacturer, plus the actual hardware doing the reading/writing.

Nice one not linking any specs about your phone that supposedly corupted this file and expecting people to just take your word for it though.
What specific phone was it?
When did you buy it?
What was it's uptime per day/week?
At what percentage did you charge the battery when you thought it was getting low?
How long did you charge it for?
What's the history of the handset itself (breakages/repairs/been through the washing machine/etc.)?
What specific operating system did it use?
What specific flash card did you use?

My point is that all these factors go into how long an SD card will last But we can't know how the Switch will perform with them yet because IT HASN'T BEEN RELEASED YET.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:35:43 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692739 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692720
If it makes you feel better, Nintendo just went on record saying the SD card will only be used for expendable data that can be retrieved easily like game downloads and updates. The internal storage is used for save data.
http://kotaku.com/nintendo-answers-and-avoids-our-switch-questions-1791402953

>External USB hard drives are not supported at launch, but we are researching the possibility of supporting them in the future.
>If no microSDXC card is used, everything is stored in internal NAND memory. If a microSDXC card is used, game save data is stored in internal NAND memory while data that can be redownloaded, such as digital games, game updates, and DLC, is stored on the microSDXC card. Nintendo Switch game cards are non-writable; game save data is stored in internal NAND memory.
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Bullet Bill - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:32:05 EST ID:sei7lFPj No.692740 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692739
oh lol this whole discussion was a non-issue
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Bullet Bill - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:32:05 EST ID:sei7lFPj No.692741 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692739
oh lol this whole discussion was a non-issue
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Jason Fleming - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:12:39 EST ID:IzSWapiZ No.692747 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692004
Anyone playing New Leaf? I need to gather signatures from your town for an initiative. Add me and I'll add you back if you post. Thanks buddies. Sorry for the derailbut to add super stoked on the switch at launch mainly for the old ports. Wouldn't it be sick if nintendo made Animal Crossing an MMO?
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Jason Fleming - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:18:00 EST ID:IzSWapiZ No.692748 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692747
Oops forgot to add my add code
086041375303
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Cranky Kong - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:18:06 EST ID:FJTmoAJ9 No.692749 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692734
>Switch is going to be eating cards like doritos

I lol'd. In a related note, I will getting the switch. Looks tight.
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Sinistar - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:02:35 EST ID:OFqN1zgr No.692765 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692734
>If your point is that data degrades on physical medium over time, then no shit it does.

I dunno, hard drives are better if you don't whack them. The ones that don't die from early mechanical failure last ages.
The write-cycle on an SD card or other flash media is inherently more physically damaging. Higher temperature, higher resistance = more damage with every write.

>Nice one not linking any specs about your phone that supposedly corupted this file and expecting people to just take your word for it though.
Just take the anecdote for what it is. I used it in 3 different phones 1 upgrade, 1 change of carrier, 3 years. If it just means you've gotta re-download your games it's meh.

>My point is that all these factors go into how long an SD card will last But we can't know how the Switch will perform with them yet
Sure. And hell the switch might even put the SD slot more than 5 millimeters from the SD slot, unlike most phones.
The thing that makes SD cards so handy in our consumer electronics world is that the shit on them actually isn't that important, Video games, dick pics, what was supposed to be the second copy of my music collection.

>>692739
It definitely does. That's excellent news. I was briefly afraid of Nintendo being so out of touch as to trust an SD card with something important, like your game saves or your Tom Brady dick pic collection. You gotta make sure to back that up on your internal NAND so you can share them with your grandchildren some day.
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Candy Kong - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:25:39 EST ID:cGhggf/A No.692766 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Famitsu: What point leaves the most impression to you?

>Kenichiro Takaki: It ’s the HD Rumble after all. Because I want to express “softness” with it. I already created a project, and now I’m in the middle of focusing on how to realise it. I think games have a “sensation of touching” in many meanings, so I want to realise a new experience that ’s exclusive to Nintendo Switch.

As if you needed more reason to purchase the Switch, the future of Senran Kagura is looking bountiful.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:58:10 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.692771 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692765
Nintendo's been using SD since Wii and only seriously so starting with DSi and there have been very few reports about Nintendo consoles eating the SD card whole. Save data always goes there last if they can help it for that exact reason. That and worries of people hacking save files because that's apparently a big issue for Pokémon tournaments and things like that.
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Sinistar - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:52:04 EST ID:OFqN1zgr No.692776 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This one in particular is my jam.

I was gonna post a Beck track but the unaccustomed ear would have no way of telling that it was corrupted and not just Beck making shitty music.
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Joanna Dark - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:21:25 EST ID:OFqN1zgr No.692781 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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NB and I'll make a substantive post before I post any more of these but I spent the afternoon learning Powershell, which I used to hash and compare broken files, dump them into a shitty playlist and fix my music collection. So much good has come of this.
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Trish - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:15:05 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692785 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've had all my music on an SD card for 4 years and none of it has glitches like that

we don't need you to post more of your music we get the point you suck at taking care of things
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Ulala - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:28:12 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692787 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692766
A game that focuses on rumble is not a reason to get a switch. But considering there are basically no reasons to get one, I guess you gotta stretch to find something to validate your awful purchase.
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Ulala - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:33:37 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.692788 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692579
Nigga, you dumb.
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Claude - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:24:27 EST ID:cGhggf/A No.692791 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692787

>unxUE3Ka

I'm now convinced you're just here to shit on Nintendo considering your only other post outside this thread is asking for a list of games to play, ON YOUR PHONE. That you you pretty much brushed off Senran Kagura as just "a game." You're dead to me mate.
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Frogger - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:05:19 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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TITS ARE LIFE! ASS IS HOMETOWN! WE SENRAN KAGURA NOW!
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Earthworm Jim - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:01:45 EST ID:v8AX2uUS No.692807 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692797

Welp, as if No More Heroes 3 and Splatoon weren't enough. I'm fucking sold
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Frogger - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 04:19:43 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692813 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Confirmed. No dual audio for Breath of the Wild.

SUBS OVER DUBS FAGS GETTING BTFO!
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Dr. Mario - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:48:26 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.692816 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692813
Hooray for no region locking.
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Kain - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:10:39 EST ID:LRztqwbx No.692820 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692785
>we get the point that you suck at taking care of things
Bitch I just took care of all the things. Backups have been cleanly merged with all the new stuff I added since. What did you do yesterday afternoon?
I fixed my local music collection because I just bought a new car and have need of it biiiiiiiitch.

Congratulations though, it's not as if failed SD card people were going to be in the majority. I myself have lost several more SD cards not to failure, but in the normal way: I dropped that shit by mistake, then I gave up and walked away.
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Alyssa Hamilton - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:26:11 EST ID:Wol+45yG No.692821 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If only Nintendo can get GTAV and RDR2 for Switch.... that would help them to outsell ps4 and xbone.
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Kain - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:21:01 EST ID:LRztqwbx No.692825 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692821
They could afford to offer a lot more classic virtual console games. Access to a nice sized library of NES/SNES hits for subscribing to their online service would carry the console through its first year handily.

But they're being total assholes about it. One game a month that you don't get to keep. It's like they're such conservative businessmen that they can't even fathom the easy ways they could ensure greater success.
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KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:39:54 EST ID:yUX+qckh No.692826 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692825
I have a ROM file for rent. Affordable monthly rates.

Nintendo customers must have beaten wife syndrome after so many years of abuse. I dumped her after she took a Wii on me, neva looked back.
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Isaac Clarke - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:55:54 EST ID:QOQ/T99J No.692827 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692821
Why? RDR2? Perhaps, but anyone who wants GTAV long since got it.
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Thane Krios - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:12:54 EST ID:Qz1G3rUi No.692830 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692826
Yeah, so easy to download full ROM packs of NES, even SNES isn't that big... every single game...

Attach a PS3 or Xbox controller and relax. How is an alternate model even working
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Sander Cohen - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:36:47 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692832 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692820
I am sorry for your troubles, but that's just a hilarious mental image right there

>walking along street
>shit, the other half of my music collection is on another μSD card
>fumbling with back of phone, drops one completely flat on the floor
>fuck.jpg
>desperately trying to pick it up
>"come oonnn..." "...fuck!" "you bitch, come ooooonn!!!"
>increasingly frustrated by not being able to get a purchase on the sides of the card
>gives up and walks away

>>692825
I'm pretty "meh" about the whole rom rental thing. It's like >>692830 says, why would you care about that if you can just d/l'd a whole rom-pack for the system from various websites? Besides, if you had one of these things (pasting a link to the yt search so you can choose a video at your leisure: https://www.youtube.com/results?sp=EgIIBQ%253D%253D&q=GPD+XD ) you could play SNES/NES, PC streaming (thanks to the various streaming apps out there) and loads more on the go (due to it being an Adroid OS and all...)
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Darkwing Duck - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:52:09 EST ID:sei7lFPj No.692836 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692827
same with skyrim though. There's probably gonna a few last gen games ported to switch just for the novelty of being portable.

>>692832
I think people are just bothered by the absurdity of it. That's the only perk of Nintendo's online service and you don't even get to keep the games when you could just download the same exact rom in an instant. The only virtual console games worth owning to begin with are N64 (which dont emulate well at all) and some games that were newly localized or edited for virtual console release. I honestly though it was a joke at first, do they really think that's a prime selling point?.

Besides that, I have a strong feeling that the Switch's online multiplayer will be about as slow, barebones, and restrictive as it was for the Wii, Wii U, and 3DS, and not even worth 5 dollars. Lucky for me I only give a damn about their single player and couch-multiplayer games and have high hopes for them. I don't expect nintendo to monumentally fuck up zelda and mario the way they did metroid and starfox.
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Frogger - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:33:26 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.692840 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692816

Hope you can read japanese because they also said the japanese versoon wont have any english text
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Four - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:42:07 EST ID:ZbCn6eZd No.692841 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692797
God damn it. Looks like im buying a switch anyways. My first Nintendo console since SNES. I really hope its gonna be great. Il wait til they release a Breath of the wild version.
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Zidane Tribal - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:06:55 EST ID:CMAOPcJv No.692871 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692836
the bulk of the audience they're looking at doesn't know about ROMS.
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Col. John Blade - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:52:42 EST ID:LRztqwbx No.692881 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692871
All the more reason to blow their minds with nostalgia instead of giving them a super shit deal.
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Ebisumaru - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:29:56 EST ID:gANmllYA No.692892 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Wait, so Mario and all his ilk are some weird dwarven creatures and not actually humans?
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Miles Edgeworth - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:23:03 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.692900 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692892
>New Donk City

that gets me every time
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Player Two - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:34:06 EST ID:leuQ96a7 No.692902 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>692900
Y'know what you wanna do with that right mate?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4ZcPz6yI4c
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Andrew Ryan - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:40:11 EST ID:oofTdOqO No.692903 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692902

What's the source on that gif? It's a song I remember seeing years ago but can't remember what. I just remember laughing at the guy in the cap who looked in his late 40s and tried to rap.
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Player Two - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:45:49 EST ID:leuQ96a7 No.692904 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692903
You've been given enough clues.
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Ashley Graham - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:10:07 EST ID:twMXAL2b No.692906 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692903
donk
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Birdo - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:39:26 EST ID:GCUhj/iU No.692917 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692906

Oh yeah haha I remembered as soon as you said donk. Cheers.
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Sophitia Alexandra - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:41:17 EST ID:Qz1G3rUi No.692929 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692906
Worth posting though.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckMvj1piK58

It always reminds me of SS13. Every time a round ended on certain servers.
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Ignatio Mobius - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:41:23 EST ID:IP/Rc5HG No.692933 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692929
Holy shit. I finally know what that is from.
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Luigi - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:30:22 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.692957 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692929
Why do I feel like getting a 4 pack of Tennet's Super and some ketamine after listening to that song?
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Gitaroo-Man - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:08:23 EST ID:leuQ96a7 No.692969 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692957
Because it's an ABSOLUTE BANGER
Much like this.
https://soundcloud.com/witmashup/the-blackout-crew-put-a-donk-on-it-but-every-time-they-say-donk-it-gets-faster
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Aribeth - Tue, 24 Jan 2017 04:22:51 EST ID:jAMFRtUN No.692999 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>692969
stonking m8
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Eric Lecarde - Fri, 27 Jan 2017 20:04:01 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.693319 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Well I finally got paid and can't find a preorder anywhere

Hopefully I'll be able to get to camp early enough to get the possible one or two extra any of the stores I've been talking to might get in on launch but things are not looking great for a guy like me who couldn't afford a Switch until now but wants a launch day switch :(
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Fox McCloud - Fri, 27 Jan 2017 22:10:33 EST ID:NkrgFLaM No.693330 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693319
do you honestly not see a problem here with trying to buy gimmicky gadgets that you cant even afford? and on launch as well because "wow, the hype is just too much to bear"

priorities..
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Eric Lecarde - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 03:53:02 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.693361 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693330
fuck yo hate nigga you don't know how my funds roll just because I did to many drugs in december and blew all my cash doesn't mean I don't deserve a got damn nintendo

man fuck your bad vibes and your shitty attitude
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Jago - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 06:28:55 EST ID:kGpZtm7G No.693366 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I wouldn't pre-order the Switch with so few launch titles, unless you consider Zelda a game. Skyrim is available for every other console and I've played it to the death. May as well at least wait until Xenoblade 2 or Mario Odyssey is released.
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Toad - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 09:08:08 EST ID:N2H3KRpL No.693370 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nintendo consoles are always worth getting. Ain't no one else making Mario and Zelda, it's the only way to smash bros or splatoon.
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Buck Bumble - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 09:25:54 EST ID:FBmSejPL No.693371 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693361
Better a shitty attitude than a retarded attitude.
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Jon Irenicus - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 11:58:02 EST ID:VLFQBrth No.693385 Ignore Report Quick Reply
People still play Nintendo things? interesting... I shall call these people "man babies"
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Dr. Ivo Robotnik - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 15:08:05 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.693392 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>693385
gr8
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Ristar - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 15:46:19 EST ID:j+toKlTo No.693394 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693385
I never understood why people think one video game platform is more childish than the other.

From an outside perspective, it's all video games. All looks the same.
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Geno - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 15:49:23 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.693395 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693385
I know right, and their argument is "b-but it's got mario" you mean the same game that hasn't changed since the 80s? yeah, good reason to keep paying money for the same thing.


>>693394
... your post has the reason why people think Nintendo is for kids. Because of the games. they're for kids.
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Leon Belmont - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 15:57:55 EST ID:8NuGb901 No.693396 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>693394
PC gaming is the most adult platform because most desktop computers are physically larger than consoles, just as most adults are larger than children. QED.
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Samanosuke Akechi - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 16:50:04 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.693398 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693394
It's what 14 year olds who just discovered Counter Strike and COD say to make themselves feel grownup.
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Cid - Sun, 29 Jan 2017 11:35:59 EST ID:unxUE3Ka No.693440 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693398
It's weird how there are so many 14 year olds on the internet compared to the rest. The vast majority are 14 year olds? So odd! Where did you get those stats from?
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Minsc - Sun, 29 Jan 2017 13:53:59 EST ID:P3B9rWP2 No.693443 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693440
in my experience, 12-14 is when people usually discover internet forums. I'm not even getting into this "ur 14 no UR 14 waaah waaah nintendo bad shooters bad" console war bullshit. that's just the point when people tend to use the internet for more than school projects cartoon network and youtube.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:28:53 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.693611 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Switch commercial for the Super Bowl. Nintendo's marketing department found a clue since last generation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdWd8fUC71g
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Sora - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:15:34 EST ID:dcmTZXH2 No.693621 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>693611
Do parties like this one exist in reality or is this an ad agencies idealized version of reality that appeals to the customers self-percieved identity?
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Cassandra Alexandra - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:47:09 EST ID:5v6phhy2 No.693623 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693621
of course not. nobody has switch let alone hipsters w/ friends
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Hugh Darrow - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:26:07 EST ID:VvgVTmlR No.693626 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>693621

Only at religious retreat parties.

Which, if you ignore the jesus part, can be kind of fun.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:44:12 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.693630 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693621
It's "lifestyle" images that are all over stock photos and videos. They actually ask customers whether they like seeing them in surveys. These would be the whitest (and therefore realistic) parties imaginable if not for the token minorities.
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Sora - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:35:36 EST ID:dcmTZXH2 No.693634 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693630
So if I set up a Switch in my living room will people come visit me or not?
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Jack Carver - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:43:02 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.693635 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Snipperclips

this fucking game looks so much fun to get ripped and play with a friend, I've been avoiding videos of it because I don't want muh puzzles spoiled but damn I am excited for the local multiplayer on this one



>>693395
you literally have no posts on /vg/ other than shitting on Nintendo

did you accidentally sit on an NES controller when you were a kid and it's still stuck up there or are you just the last paid Vita marketing employee trying to keep your relevance and job afloat?
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Jack Carver - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:43:58 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.693636 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693634
Do you have snacks and drugs as well?

A Switch, drugs, snacks, and some dranks and I'm in
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Calypso - Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:33:02 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.693674 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693635
>you literally have no posts on /vg/ other than shitting on Nintendo

Nah, he shit on local multiplayer too and called anyone who wanted to defend it gay.

In other words, he's a quality poster.
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Gitaroo-Man - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:49:05 EST ID:JA0sIYn0 No.694119 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yes, this is an old article, but does anyone else think that because of micro$hits dicketry in slowly gimping Steam in an effort to push its own games store, coupled with the fact that they own the licence for DirectX, means that they are also simultaneously pushing developers to use it instead of OpenGL for games thus gimping the performace on the Switch?

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2016-nintendo-nx-mobile-games-machine-powered-by-nvidia-tegra

"Typically speaking, OpenGL games port really well to Tegra X1, while DirectX ports, like Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and the recently released Resident Evil 5, aren't so impressive."

Considering the anti-trust suits against them in the past, I really would not put this one past them...
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Sonia Belmont - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:07:52 EST ID:hIMw0ZKW No.694122 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693674
he's just playing a character so he can be "420chan famous" like sony hate guy or big hentai.

>>694119
wouldn't surprise me at all.
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Ulfric Stormcloak - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:11:54 EST ID:g8+mzfK8 No.694129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>693674
Whenever I reset my router I get a new IP. You don't know my posts other than the ones on this IP. Quite sad that you go searching though. But I'm sorry that I'm a person who likes to point out things that are shit. Nintendo is one of those and I don't know the cure to your butthurt. x

>>694122
Well I couldn't be "nintendo hate guy" because then I'd be every smart guy in the video game community.
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Lee Chaolan - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:10:09 EST ID:1sI0HwDW No.694133 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694129
>notices a shitposter shitposting a lot from a particular ID on a board I frequent
>HURRR IT'S PRETTY SAD YOU'D GO THROUGH ALL THOSE POSTS DURRR
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Black Whirlwind - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:02:35 EST ID:LLxzNc0e No.694136 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694129
>I only post when I don't like things because there isn't anything I actually like because I don't like myself at all
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Fluke Hawkins - Fri, 10 Feb 2017 01:03:10 EST ID:ShGAvpfW No.694141 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Somebody please a hacked version that plays porn so I can call it the Nintendo 'Bate and Switch
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:01:48 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.694567 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Watch this fast if you care at all what the Switch OS looks like. https://vid.me/oQkO
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Hanzo Hattori - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:11:29 EST ID:hIMw0ZKW No.694569 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694567
about what I expected, very similar to the ds 3ds wii and wii u OSs. choice of white or black theme. seems simple and serviceable.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:22:11 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.694570 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>694569
And responsive too, right from day 1.

I am a great big fan of how there's a Japanese language option in the setup. Now we'll get to use our high school Japanese language skills in a place that matters.
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Great Mighty Poo - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:41:19 EST ID:zH5GkNVv No.694574 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694570
Do you know what type the panel will be? I'm asking because some 3ds xl have ips and some have tn and then there are mixes between the two.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:12:10 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.694575 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>694574
There was a leak of the SDK from last summer with a bunch of specs, but nothing on the panel type. http://neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1343614

Oh, and here's a real unboxing: http://www.floko.tv/video/1107255-exclusive-worlds-first-nintendo-switch-unboxing
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:13:26 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.694576 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694575
Oh, hell with me, it says 6.2" IPS right there. No bump
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Great Mighty Poo - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:27:19 EST ID:zH5GkNVv No.694577 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>694575
Thanks, man.

Pic related are the dlc plans for Zelda.
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Birdo - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:08:59 EST ID:TvH0BoQJ No.694579 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694577
Man, sucks how the Hard Mode is DLC now. Zelda games are generally pretty easy so any extra difficulty is appreciated.

Pretty much all those DLCs save the last one seem pretty lame. Easily could've been in the base release, especially that day 1 one.
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Machine Gun Willy - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:28:37 EST ID:hIMw0ZKW No.694584 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694579
yeah nintendo is adopting the "modern" system of dlc if that pic is real. very unfortunate.
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Ulfric Stormcloak - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:50:09 EST ID:FJTmoAJ9 No.694587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694576
Out of curiosity, it sounds like you are worried by that 6.2 ips. I have no idea what that means, you can please elaborate this to poor retard.
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Serah Farron - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:08:13 EST ID:7WZsKRUb No.694589 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694584
See for yourself if its real or not
http://zelda.com/breath-of-the-wild/news/special-announcement-from-eiji-aonuma
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Machine Gun Willy - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:22:26 EST ID:hIMw0ZKW No.694590 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694589
jeez, they're practically bragging about simple endgame and unlockable shit now being relegated to DLC.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:52:56 EST ID:abUs9hCE No.694593 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694587
It means that the screen is 6.2 inches diagonally and has an in-plane switching display. It's a better overall tech compared to the old TN panels that have crappy viewing angles. In short, it's good. I just missed it in the very image I posted.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPS_panel
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Cervantes de León - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:27:56 EST ID:p3SvKEAY No.694594 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694589
More things convincing me not to buy the Switch
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Mr. Resetti - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 02:34:53 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.694598 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>694589
The Hyrule Warriors season pass was fucking excellent, but besides the last pack, that all sounds like shit that should've been in day one. I'm not opposed to a season pass, but based on the content teased, it should be half that price. They need more details on the extent of the new content to justify that MSRP. What do you want to bet the map "enhancement" is just going to be something that highlights collectibles, like every sandbox game basically does anyway? The Cave of Trials has been something that has been standard since at least Windwaker, so it better do something pretty damn original like a horde mode, procedural floor generation, or daily challenges. Actually, just typing that out makes it sound like Binding of Zelda, which would really be amazing, and now I'm really hoping that's what they do. The new story dungeon better be huge or part of a sizable new area.

I'm not too tore up though, since by all indications the base game is going to be huge anyway, and well worth the price of admission without the pass. If it ends up lackluster, at least there's Mario Odyssey to make the holidays more hype.
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Dumpf02 - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:47:12 EST ID:OW7+qqXB No.694609 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Shoryuken
http://nintendoeverything.com/ultra-street-fighter-ii-the-final-challengers-details-screenshots/
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Liu Kang - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:42:01 EST ID:yApq2r/Z No.694617 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>holiday 2017
>new story dlc

There is your female protagonist that everyone was whining about
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Dumpf02 - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:04:19 EST ID:XBARWvRJ No.694659 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>694617
Metroid?
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Pyrrha Alexandra - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:28:38 EST ID:E0a35sK4 No.694802 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694617
yeah, I never understood the whole shitfest surrounding a female protagonist in Zelda. It's like crying about why <insert well known character here> isn't the opposite gender in <insert well known franchise here>. My point being it's ridiculous to shoehorn in "affirmative action" type changes when the lore has already established to be a certain way. It's like when that god-awful fanfiction Twilight turned vampires retarded.
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Pyrrha Alexandra - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:46:41 EST ID:quUoFj7n No.694821 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694802
Link doesn't even need to be gender swapped because the series is already full of awesome female protagonists that would be a blast to play as. I would kill for a Shiek ninja stealth game in the Zelda universe, or even some Zelda or Impa focused story DLC.
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Seath the Scaleless - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:43:22 EST ID:z4NhPWaA No.694831 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694821
a shiek game would be incredible. like some sort of zeldafied tenchu. impa would fit in handily as a player 2 for co-op missions. I don't think nintendo has ever done a stealth game though. there's a few minor stealth segments in some of their games but that's about it.

>>694802
people have been drawing girl link fanart as long as I can remember. I don't think it's an affirmative action thing so much as it's a fanservice thing.
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Trainer Red - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:00:01 EST ID:709WXwkR No.694833 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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As it is Link is so effeminate and closeted how would making him female be progressive? If they just added a couple dresses to the game who would even be able to tell what s/he is?
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Kilik - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:15:52 EST ID:+pM3+RAI No.694838 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>694802
Because these people hyped themselves up and believed that Link would be female in Breath of the Wild. You can thank all of the gaming "journalists" out there for that one as well. They threw up article after article about "Is Link a female in Breath of the Wild". Seriously they would not shut the fuck up about it and thus everyone just assumed that Link would be female. Then Nintendo said "lol fuck off Link is always a male" and everyone threw their typical temper tantrums because they didnt get what they wanted.


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