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Switch is confirmed shit: the thread Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41729581[Last 50 Posts]

Over 135 games in development for it:
http://www.polygon.com/2017/1/12/14253100/nintendo-switch-sales-state-of-the-game-industry-report
Probably mostly indie Early Access garbage Steam ports.

Zelda on Switch runs at 900p as opposed to Wii U 720.

Image is a comparison between PS4 and Switch versions of Dragon Quest Heroes. PS4 is the one on the top obviously.
You can clearly see textures look like dog shit on Switch, look worse than the GameCube in some parts. Lighting and particle effects is basically nonexistent.
Switch version runs only at 30FPS but it still drops.

Violette!qXZZ8NDkR. 41729646

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>Look at me! I'm an edgelord hating on the thing everyone else is hyped for! I'm so much smarter than everyone else!

Ziegler!Love7j/ioI 41729652

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>>41729646
>makes a thread about actual information on a system that isn't out yet that people are throwing hundreds of dollars at with no idea how it's actually going to be
>"oh he's hating on it just because everyone likes it!"
The unnecesery salt is hilarious, don't get mad at him just because you find out you wasted a bunch of your money based on nothing but hype.

jigs!SATSUkIQg2 41729662

>>41729646
Welcome to /oat/.

Violette on da phone!qXZZ8NDkR. 41729665

>>41729652
You're pretty funny too. I've read the criticisms of the Switch, and I don't care. This thread is purely about the graphics, for Gods' sake! How much more nitpicky and "My console is better than your console!" douchey can you get?
The Wii got criticized for its technical inferiorities, the Wii U got criticized for its inferiorities, and I didn't care either of those times because I didn't care about the aspects that were criticized, and the Switch is no different.
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EquestriaGuy!1DerpyVA.6 41729666

>ITT: 2nd world problems
PC Master race, brah


https://youtu.be/04bw4pY6hDk

41729669

>"Guys, look, Nintendo's upcoming console/handheld hybrid, meant to be able to take around and play games on the go, has inferior graphics to the PS4!"
Is this... surprising to you? This is basically Nintendo's version of the PS Vita that comes with shit to hook it up to a TV. Stronger than a regular handheld, not as strong as other modern consoles. It's like picking up a PSP and wondering why it doesn't have graphics as good as the Xbox 360 or something.

!tcSassyDEQ 41729670

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is this a meme?

the switch is designed to be a console that doubles as a handheld, and expecting a handheld to have as much power as something like the PS4 is uh

not that smart tbh

kinda setting yourself up for disappointment there

>>41729669
p much this

Violette on da phone!qXZZ8NDkR. 41729671

>>41729669
I think the criticism stems from the fact the Switch is supposed to be a home console first and a portable console second.
Ever since the N64, Nintendo has been all about compromises to their home consoles in order to focus on new and innovative features, yet all those compromises I can live with.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41729675

>>41729646

actually there's this Nintendo group I'm in on facebook with like thousands of members and tons of them are shitting on the Switch for a variety of reasons

the really big things people are angry about are the paid online and the fact that there is basically only one game to be excited for at launch. and it's also more expensive than people thought it would be.

>>41729665

look whether you want to admit it or not, things like graphics, resolution and especially framerate are important today; and it's now already known that the Switch is running on hardware more outdated than Xbone or PS4, which are ALREADY outdated compared to a decent PC.

>>41729670
>>41729669

they shouldn't advertise it as their next big mainline console if we're supposed to have handhold-level expectations, also why does being part handheld mean it can't have could tech?

41729677

>>41729675
I never said that it can't have tech. Just that it being built for portability alongside everything else means that the graphics aren't going to be everything we've got on the PS4 and XBone. Graphics and resolution and all that are important, sure. But Nintendo has always been the company that didn't care much about sacrificing visual potential for the sake of trying new things. The Switch is no exception.
As long as it's fun to play, I don't care if it's 1080p, 900p, 720p, or even 480p. Fun is fun. The only thing out of all of this that might get in the way of that for me is framerate. But there's still time for that to be worked on.

!tcSassyDEQ 41729680

>>41729675
the main issue is that handheld devices more often have a hard time doing the same thing stationary systems can

portability being the main reason. noones going to lug around a handheld the size amd weight of a PS4, cuz its a pain in the ass

theyre knowingly sacrificing "the most powerful technology" and continuing to do what theyve been know for

making systems with slightly below the standard graphical capabilities, but offsetting it with fun, wierd, and new features that keeps the company running

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41729683

>>41729680
>>41729677

I guess I see your point but still I don't think the Switch is nearly as "innovative" as people are giving it credit for. I mean like you said it's a console/handheld hybrid, but what else? The Wii-U and 3DS already exist so why do we need something that is just both in one if it can't do more than what they are already capable of?

Nintendo is definitely usually the leader innovation--touch screens, motion controls, 3D on a handheld, all that stuff was genuinely great and innovative, but I'm just not seeing that kind of genius with the Switch.

now don't get me wrong, if they announced a new mainline pokemon game or a sequel to Colosseum and Gale Of Darkness I would buy it in a heartbeat.
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☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41729685

>paid online

Doesn't EVERY console (Except PCMASTERRACE) have paid online now.

!tcSassyDEQ 41729689

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>>41729683
now i wont argue that. aside from "portable console games", it really doesnt have much in terms of innovation

s'just a wii u gamepad cut into 3 pieces really

i myself probably wont even get one until more game are announced, since the new zelda is releasing for wii u as well

>>41729685
yeah

i figured it was only a matter of time until nintendo jumped on the bandwagon

though on the same note, they dont really have very many HARDCORE multiplayer games to justify it

its whatever though

Lisbon 41729696

Nintendo's latest hunk of plastic is shit. Go figure.

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41729697

>>41729689
Then there's no need to pay for online, right?

!tcSassyDEQ 41729700

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>>41729697
yeah pretty much, since nintendo is mostly known for their singleplayer titles anyway

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41729703

>>41729700
And local multiplayer. From the looks of things, wasn't a rerelease of Mario Kart 8 in the books?

!tcSassyDEQ 41729707

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>>41729703
yep, and a rerelease of smash 4 should be coming soon too

the only upcoming game that actually relies on online is splatoon 2, i think?

could be wrong

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41729711

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>>41729707
At least in terms of Nintendo IP, probably.

41729712

>>41729683
It's a neat idea, I think. But yeah, it's not the same kind of huge leap forward that those others have been. At the same time, though, consider how well those all went over. The motion controls on the Wii are pretty shit most of the time. The original 3D on the first models of the 3DS gave people headaches and required you to hold it a specific distance from your head at a specific angle in a specific lighting environment for it to even work. And the early DS touch screens broke far too easily.
Them taking it down a notch and taking a smaller step with innovation is kind of a welcome change. I'll still probably wait until later to buy it, though. Games make a console, after all.

>>41729685
I don't think there's much need to pay, though, unless you're gonna be a Splatoon 2 player or something. Nintendo's never been too big on the online side of things.

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41729716

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>>41729712
Exactly. It's not a big deal that the Switch is gonna have paid online. Just don't pay. You won't miss out much with them.

Metal Link 41729776

I'm getting this console and I'll even pay for the online as long as they get the better servers they have been talking about.

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41729777

>>41729776
If the money goes towards better dedicated servers and the like, it's probably totally worth it to pay for the online if you're intending to use it.

BMO 41729788

All systems start out pretty shit at first. It takes time for developers to really figure out how to use a system to it's best capability. Remember the first PS3 games that looked like PS1 games?

It's pretty common for people to just need time to figure out where to stretch the console.

Most ports are going to be shit for that reason. But, hey, that's also pretty common. Most publishers don't care too much about ports. As long as they can put it on the system, their job is done.

Switch has a pretty weak line up, and 1, 2 switch shouldn't be full price, especially compared to Nintendo Land, Mii Plaza, and Wii Sports.

We'll see how the system evolves as time goes on. I hope it, like all consoles, figures out the direction it needs to head.

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41730001

I'm more concerned about Grand Theft Mario atm.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41730011

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In some ways, maybe it have to be weaker.. i mean, it cant be portable and have the power of a stationary console.

But for some reason alot of nintendo fans like to claim how its As powerfull if not stronger than the PS4 and Xbone.

Now, it could be that this port is lazy as hell, instead of finding the best way to make it run stable, they just turn off every particle effect and call it a day.

I mean, why does the Mario game and look hundred of times superior? because is optimise, this one have to be addapted.
heck, even wii u games look superior.

Granted, i dont expect it to be strong, but will be enough to get ports, even if are graphically lamer.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41730012

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>>41729716
This is fine for people that dont like seafood

But if you like pedo squids, you are going to be fuck.

41730034

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>Nintendo: "We don't have the tech to keep up with modern consoles. What do we do?"

>Guy in the back of the room: "What if we just take the tablet from the WII U and make controllers detachable? Then we can just market it as a 'hybrid' portable system. No one complains about the technical limitations of handhelds... And let's face it, handheld devices are the only thing keeping us relevant."


>Nintendo: "That is absolutely brilliant. You get a promotion! Where are you from?"


>Guy in the back of the room: "I used to work for Squaresoft before they laid off everyone but their art department."
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Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41730110

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>hating
I'm sorry if facts got you more bootytickled than your Wiimote usually does.
>everyone
Citation needed.
>I'm so much smarter than everyone else!
The only non-retarded statement you've made.

Oh btw I already have one preordered you faggot.

41730142

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>>41730110
>Nintendo Switch Confirmed shit
>I already pre-ordered one though

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41730154

>>41730142
I own every console though.

Plus SMT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=404u9gsoS84

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41730166

Violette!qXZZ8NDkR. 41730243

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>>41729675
>PC master race, bitches
If you always want the most advanced graphics available, then don't play consoles at all and just stick to a PC you frequently replace the parts of.
But me? I'm content favouring features and exclusives over graphics. The two things that even Xbox and Playstation gamers actually care about and only bring up technical aspects to brag about.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41730305

>>41730243

whoa whoa hold up

I'm not one of those mustard race douchebags

I understand that the Switch has exclusives that people really want, and that's fine.

but there's no escaping the fact that in these days, tech/hardware does matter. I know people always say "I just care about the games, I don't care about graphics!!" but those people are becoming more and more the minority.

and I'm not even trying to say that I value graphics over gameplay, because I don't completely, but a fuckton of people do and that's why Sony and Microsoft pander to them so much.

and people have been complaining about Nintendo's hardware limitations since the original Wii, and you would think that if they didn't want the Switch to have the same fate of the Wii-U, maybe they could try to attract more of the "hardcore" gamers who do care about graphics?

I mean let's face it, the multiplats are inevitably gonna be shit again even if they do have 100 third-party developers, because those developers know that all their money is in Xbone/PS4/PC, because Nintendo's core audience are not often buying CoD, Battlefield, or many shooters in general besides Splatoon. maybe I'm wrong, but I would imagine that after the Wii-U, third-party developers will be even more skeptical of putting significant effort into their Switch ports because that's not where they're gonna turn the most profit.

that's actually the exact reason Nintendo is able to persist at all--their core audience, the people who call themselves Nintendo fans are so dedicated to Nintendo that they WILL buy the Switch for a handful of exclusives (which will probably be really good, but may not justify the money investment).

I own an Xbox One, and admittedly there aren't a ton of exclusives, BUT there are a fucking ton of multiplats that run a lot better and have much larger communities than the Wii-U version had/Switch version WILL have. so I got a lot more bang for my buck with an Xbox One, despite owning a PC (which I'm going to upgrade), because as of now my Xbone can run games that my PC can't. so it's like, the best of both worlds for me.

Nintendo fans are trying to post about having Skyrim as a selling point. Skyrim, a game that came out like half a decade ago and was literally on Xbox 360/PS3. why is that supposed to be impressive?

but I'm not trying to be a dick, if you feel like the Switch exclusives are worth it and you've got the money, go ahead. personally there aren't a lot of games I'm looking forward to this year besides Prey and Crackdown 3.

Violette on da phone!qXZZ8NDkR. 41730318

>>41730305
>Here's a lengthy post about all the reasons I'm not getting the Switch!
>But if you want to buy the Switch, you can completely disregard what I just said.
Congratulations on wasting your time on a wall of text.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41730381

So, it seem that Zelda BoTW will run at 30fps?
on either version.... so...
I wasnt expecting that....
But I guess that mean that we are going to get a BoTW remake on the Nintendo Switch 2

Anonymous 41730382

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>>41730243

Frequently? Heck no. Upgrading/replacing parts is only done every 5-6 years, and I'm a pretty heavy user. Besides, most games these days are made with consolers in mind anyway and they don't bother optimizing for PC hardware at all. So you hardly need the newest brick-sized GPU unless you're running simulations or number crunching with it.

And if you're dropping $200 extra for a card that's "VR Ready" you're just a sucker for silly novelties.

Anonymous 41730383

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Waifus are people too!YoRdlEjxQ6 41730391

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>>41730318
>someone makes very good points
>haha nice wall of text xd
Do you think you're better here?

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41730404

>>41730318

??? I was just sharing my opinion in response to your comment about "PC master race"...why is it wrong to share my opinion? I mean this is literally a thread about what I was posting about. you seem pissed off for like no reason.

!tcSassyDEQ 41730407

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>>41730305
its just that nintendo doesn't care

they've never cared about their hardcore audience

the first time they got one through super smash bros melee they basically told them to fuck off for years, and still don't really like that side of their playerbase

attracting the hardcore players from call of duty or whatever isn't super important to them, and they never really gave much of a shit about super high quality graphics, so im not sure why all of this is coming as a surprise. they much prefer to cater to their "casual" or "family" audiences

theyd much rather have their audience that simply likes them and like their games. it is what keeps 90% of their players coming back all the time

>>41730318
>implying people who want the switch arent going to disregard it anyway

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41730419

>>41730407

>they much prefer to cater to their "casual" or "family" audiences


true, but from what I have heard, this line of thinking is part of what caused the Wii-U to be considered a failure.

!tcSassyDEQ 41730427

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>>41730419
eyyep

im not sure if they dont understand that, or if they just dont care, but either way theyve continued this trend since the wii came out, so i kind of doubt theyll make any serious changes anytime soon

its just kinda how they work. cant do much about it sadly

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41730432

1. be weird
2. convince casuals they want weird
3. ???
4. profit

Toothless Alligator 41730435

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Nintendo's thing now a days seems to be only really caring about their own games and nothing else. Which is fine by me assuming they make like half a dozen decent games on the Switch. I figure any game console I spend as much on games as I do on the system itself is worthwhile.

Violette!qXZZ8NDkR. 41730441

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>>41730391
He just said everything he said doesn't have to matter to me if I don't want it to, which raises the question as to why he was so detailed about it if he wasn't trying to convince me of his opinion.
>>41730404
Like I said, if you weren't trying to convince me of your opinion, why the hell were you so detailed about it?

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41730442

>>41730441

I get passionate about my opinions

Waifus are people too!YoRdlEjxQ6 41730444

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>>41730441
Because he was being reasonable and fair, not trying to 1 v 1 u faggot. Just because you are arguing a point, does not mean you have to go full rage and force your opinion down someone's throat.

CPU Fight 41730448

Reaver 41730450

>>41730441

Some would consider it courteous to be complete in their answers, even if the purpose is not to convince.
Additionally it could help further on in the conversation, as providing detailed reasoning means you get a bit more insight into his preferences and reasoning style, which could prevent misunderstandings later on and prevent forays into pointless topics.
Might´ve even been done from the line of thought that you might want to convince him too, as is quite common in disagreements, and his post would´ve been the perfect start for that as he worded pretty well why he considers it the way he does.

Just a few suggestions as to why he might´ve gone into such detail without caring much for convincing you.
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41730465

Consolefags: Haha I have XYZ exclusives, nobody cares about your ABC exclusives, nice damage control XDD DDD DD

Me, a civilized everyman: everyone should be able to play good games and it sucks that people take pride in an pick fights over anti-consumer practices :c

The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 41730486

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>>41729669
>meanwhile on PC

Pinkamina WBIY!Im9SILLYXo 41730601

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>>41730162
Seriously, this

>>41730465
>it sucks that people take pride in an pick fights over anti-consumer practices
And also this
People need to be a lot more vocal in opposing the shit that passes for "industry standards" in the gaming industry, whether it's Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, Ubisoft, EA, or anyone else
It's time to stop!
Where are your parents???

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41730650

Clarity!EGL9GiOd9k 41731170

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Is it pre-order time yet?

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41732037

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>>41730465
Having multiple consoles is actually pro consumer. It forces companies to improve rather than continue giving the same mediocre bullshit.
PS2 was an average console, average because it was underpowered but yet it had the most sales. While the original Xbox was stronger it lacked sales, this forced Microsoft to make the Xbox 360 even better. Nintendo couldn't couldn't get by on normal hardware also despite being stronger than the PS2 and so for better or worse we got the Wii. Now Sony felt no need to improve drastically and turned out the steaming pile of shit the PS3. Sony deservingly got their ass kicked and thus they improved from the PS3 to the 4.
A fraction or most of the good exclusive games wouldn't even exist if we had one console. The only reason Sony funds millions into Naughty Dog is so they can move their hardware over other companies, take out MS and they compete with no one or the likes of halo and Gears then you see them cut back on the budget. Plenty of new IPs end up losing the publisher money, see Evolve from 2K.

>>41731170
Good luck with that.
https://www.nowinstock.net/videogaming/consoles/nintendoswitch/

CMDR Hunter 41732048

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>>41731170
You're too late!

DemonioBlanco 41733843

>>41733810
That was really a no brainer

41733887

>>41733843
Is that a case of charging for the same game multiple times?

DemonioBlanco 41733917

>>41733887
Knowing Nintendo, yes

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41735680

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>>41733887
The fact it can't use disks is just common sense. So all Wii games were out right there. If a majority of the Wii U games that exist in people collections are physical, then it makes no sense for any Wii U/Wii parts in the Switch at all so digital is out too.
Nintendo has already been profiting off of re-releases for the longest time starting with the Mario All Stars collection and then later for maximum scamming profiting once they realized they could charge top dollars for their 2MB copy/paste roms. (As opposed to Xbox emulation, you can literally change out the game file in their Nintendo emulator with little to no change to the code at all.)

Speaking of roms and scams. Those 'free' Virtual Console games, you only get them free for that specific month and then you have to pay for them. It's not bad enough I had to pay to get it both on the Wii and the Wii U but I would have to pay for it a third time too. While Xbox One games and PS+ games are rentals too at least you can keep them indefinitely as long as you keep paying for the service.
The added 'feature' of online multiplayer for the VC games is also a joke considering we have up to Wii emulation with online support already. Online for their older games was already a thing back when the GameCube was out. They would have to get to the really good multiplayer games pretty fast to make it at least worthwhile for convenience i.e. people that were too retarded to setup an emulator. They'll probably start off with bullshit like NES or SNES titles but they need to get as quickly as possible to the four player N64 games.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41735728

>>41735680

not to mention that with Xbone, if you already own a BC game on 360, you can get it for free on Xbone. they don't re-charge you.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41737211

http://nintendotoday.com/titanfall-on-nintendo-switch/

>Micha: I am going to drink to it mainly because, I understand. It will be underpowered. I’m not going to be able to play Titanfall on it. Like, can you tell me?


>Mohammad: Fuck no! No, you’re not going to be able to fit Titanfall 2 on the Nintendo Switch. That’s the same Zelda from the Wii U?


http://nintendotoday.com/no-plans-to-bring-resident-evil-7-to-the-switch/

>“I think it’s a very unique piece of hardware. I’m looking forward to the possibilities of the system itself, but we have no plans at the moment regarding Resident Evil on Switch.”


>Those were the words from Resident Evil 7 producer Masachika Kawata. It’s definitely a game that the Switch could use — not a single horror game has been announced for the console (so far).

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41750826

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official specs confirmed

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41750841

>>41750826
so... how can they know if the thing isnt out yet?

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41750846

>>41750841

pretty sure Nintendo posted it to their own website

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41750847

>>41750846
so they are so confident that they are not going to hide it like they use to do?

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41750848

>>41750847

I guess

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41750859

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>>41750848
The switch is granted to be a success, i mean, it pretty much is the "3DS sequel". with an HDMI port to the TV.

Now the question will be if the player base is big enough, will it get ports of the games in other consoles, or will it just get its own "third party kind of exclusive" titles?

We may never know.

Epic Mount!Hero.tYu2g 41751455

So... Zeda BoW would be better for the Wii U than the Switch?

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41751457

>>41751455
Why would you think that?
do you think they downgraded the Wii U Zelda to run in a lower resolution?

Epic Mount!Hero.tYu2g 41751471

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>>41751457
I'm not, I'm asking because I don't want to shell out for a Switch when it doesn't feel that long ago since I got my Wii U.

When Twilight Princess came out for the Wii, they still ported it for the GameCube, just mirrored the game for right-handed players.

I'd like to know if Zelda: BotW won't have it's graphics nerf'd to play on the Wii U while the Switch will keep all it's grandure just to encourage players to buy the Switch more.
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Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41751608

>>41751471
>>41751457
>>41751455

it will probably have nerfed graphics but I doubt it's a big deal because either way it's only 30fps, it's probably not worth shelling out the excessive costs for the Switch just for one game, especially since its not a multiplayer game.

besides Nintendo fans are always going on about how graphics don't matter and "I JUST WANT GAMES!!!"

Toothless Alligator 41751635

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>>41751608
>besides Nintendo fans are always going on about how graphics don't matter and "I JUST WANT GAMES!!!"
To be fair, Nintendo makes what they have look great on their own games. So even though the graphics aren't as great as they could be, Nintendo tends to make it up with their artistic styling.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41751646

>>41751608
Im expecting for the Switch 2 or 3 to get "Zelda BotW remaster
with 60fps and better lightning and textures.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41751736

>>41751646

Xbox One couldn't even run Skyrim remastered at 60fps so I doubt it

>>41751635

>Nintendo makes what they have look great on their own games


see >>41729581 bottom pic

!Beemo/ZZYY 41751773

>>41737211
No horror on the Switch? What a missed opportunity!

I know it will never graphically stand up, but imagine having the ability to switch on an AR like experience on it. Man, it'd be neat for sure!

Or, I mean, Fatal Frame. I know it's silly at this point, but the console is built for it.

I don't play horror games because I get spooked, but horror on the Switch should just be a given. Imagine how immersive a FNAF like game would be on a switch, for example!

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41751777

>>41751773

the only horror series I like is Dead Space

those were some fucking great games (especially the first two)

Anonymous 41751781

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There's been a horror game announced for the Switch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HmRt6Je8iQ

Granted, we don't know anything about it, and it may very well end up as the next Sadness. But there is a horror title in development for it.


I think the Switch looks pretty rad, I don't really like the paid online but everything else looks great.

!Beemo/ZZYY 41751785

>>41751777
Dead space wouldn't work so well on the Switch. Unless you butcher the controls to joycon based aiming. Please don't do this.
Well, that's not the worst thing, cuz, honestly, it still has to work in the portable mode, so it would still have the classic controls built in.

Also, yes, Dead Space is awesome.

Man, amnesia had that gimmicky mouse based drag movement. You could replicate that on the switch and it would be just as gimmicky :P

Also, I do like that games sorta have to work when the joycon are on the console, so it means that motion controls can't be a forced given. Meaning games CAN do it, but they don't work if they force you to do it.

>>41751781
That seems to be in pretty early development.

Toothless Alligator 41751820

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>>41751736
I'm more referring to their own stuff rather than games that get ported over. Like the graphics and looks of most 3D Nintendo games have aged really well over the years in comparison to a lot of the other 3D games.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41751857

>>41751736
I ment like they did with Zelda Twilight princess and Wind Waker, In few extra generations they will make a new system that run the game at 60fps

Reaver 41751886

Is it out yet?

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41751889

Reaver 41751991

>>41751889

Then why are people confirming it as shit / hyping the shit out of it already?

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41752012

>>41751991
because then there wouldnt be any hype for it.
If it was already out it wouldnt count as hype

on any case, will the Switch get a port of overwatch?
Come on, that game can run in a low specs computer, doesnt need to be like an xbone
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Reaver 41752013

>>41752012

Fair, still seems stupid to judge something before you've got some reliable info on it.

Probably yeah, Overwatch would really fit Nintendo pretty well, as would diablo come think of it.

Might be they'd consider it unwanted rivalry for their own sorta games though, and perhaps not fitting in terms of violence and gore or something.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41752132

>>41751820

>Like the graphics and looks of most 3D Nintendo games have aged really well over the years in comparison to a lot of the other 3D games.


eh, true, but that's because they're generally not going for realism, they're going for a very distinct animated style.

>>41752013

>before you've got some reliable info on it


we have a lot of info, the full specs are out confirmed by nintendo, we've seen gameplay screenshots, framerate confirmations for certain games, every known title at launch and after, the pricing for all the accessories, etc.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41752182

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>>41752132
and still people is divided between it sucking or it being the most perfect console in the universe

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41752191

>>41752182

I guess it's not guaranteed to be terrible but people thinking it will be perfect are fucking delusional.

Anonymous 41752200

I haven't bothered with Nintendo for a long time. The Wii was okay but the only games I liked on it were ports of older nintendo games and RE4. and wii sports.
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PiercingSight !zEniXTGVeQ 41752327

>That moment you realize that graphics quality between systems depends on porting developers as much as it does the system itself...
Having done graphics programming, there are a few tricks the programmers could have used to make the switch version look just about as good, however I highly doubt they had the time or desire to do all that work.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41752561

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Reev 41752572

>>41752132

I should've been clearer: unambiguous information. The experience is hardly defined by the speccs after all, that's really just the framework.
Additionally there's: >>41752327 to consider

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41752573

>>41752561
There is GTAV on the 360 and PS4.

and probably the switch will not get a port, and we will dont know if is because the power is so lame, or because rockstar will just never port the game to the switch because is so old by now.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41752575

>>41752572
you know, maybe the switch can run better graphics, but they just cant push it to its best because they are corcern with the battery life.

So they dont push it so you get the most battery possible.

Reaver 41752580

>>41752575

Might also be possible they are focussing on more important things than graphics, as: >>41752561 implies.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41752599

>>41752580
I know Gameplay is more important, but at the same time, that coment pretty much loose credibility when he just say "fuck GTA is garbage" probably just because nintendo cant get any of that game forever.

and power limitation can be a concern in alot of games, remember how the Wii version of Dead Rising was totally inferior and lame because it couldnt have much zombies in the screen at the same time.

graphical fidelity doesnt matter as much, what matter is getting the friking ports, and nintendo have not getting thouse in really long time.

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41752611

>>41752599
The whole business model is convincing families they need a console full of gimmicks.

Reaver 41752620

>>41752599

Personally i'm not much of a fan of GTA so i dunno, some people just genuinely don't like that.

True, but there's another reason to be happy that they at least aren't overplaying their hand when it comes to graphics.

Ports as in games from other platforms?
Yeah, nintendo's not been really good at getting the cross-platform stuff in the past.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41752622

>>41752620
Im not a huge fan either, but that game move millions of millions of units.
and your console not being able to run it is a decent loose.

!Beemo/ZZYY 41752628

I'm ready to give it a spin on March 3rd when it comes out. Gonna be playing it with some buds, I'm gonna have some multiplayer games (only Bomberman and Snipperclips) and have Zelda.

Though, I'd get 1 2 switch if a bunch of people pitched in money for it, though it kinda looks like shit and I don't really want to give nintendo any money for such a lame looking thing. I'd rather wait until they remake Wii Sports like they did on the Wii U.

I'll let you guys know what I think.

!Beemo/ZZYY 41752639

>>41752628
Nevermind, Snipperclips isn't a launch day game. Only launch "window". I guess it's only 8 player Bomberman for multiplayer.
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Reaver 41752671

>>41752622

Fair enough.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41752703

>>41752620

>Nintendo fans: "I'm sure they will deliver awesome graphics this time guys, probably on par with Xbone and PS4!! We can't make assumptions, the specs aren't even out yet!!"

>Specs are officially out, they're mediocre and the flagship game is 30fps
>"W-Well, graphics don't matter, I'm sure they will have lots of great games!! Look how many third-party developers are working on it!"
>Launch titles are released, only one game truly worth getting (Breath Of The Wild)
>"W-Well there's still gonna be some great sequels coming out in several months, a-at least we get Skyrim finally!! Third-party support doesn't really matter!"

IT NEVER ENDS

honestly besides Breath Of The Wild and the portable hybrid gimmick, what does the Switch actually have going for it that makes it worth buying at launch?

If it gets more good games and drops in price (which it inevitably will) I might buy it, but I have made the mistake of buying the first edition of a console the year it comes out already (Xbox One).
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Reaver 41752707

>>41752703

Considering that i didn't get a wii u and have always maintained that graphics matter very little i do not feel the slightest bit liable for such inconsistencies in others.
As to the rest: I'm just wait and see, as i am with just about all of that stuff.

Never buy things at launch, that's almost as bad as buying pre-ordered.
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Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41752716

>>41752707

It's worse than buying pre-ordered for sure, I mean at least when you pre-order a game you can usually be pretty certain of what you are getting and if you will like it. but it's still good to wait for those deals they have where you get the game and all the DLC for 30% off or whatever a few months later. now granted I'm guilt of pre-ordering plenty of times but still.

when you buy a console at launch I don't think there is any real guarantee of quality, because it's not possible to know as much about a console as you can about just a specific game before it comes out. and a console costs a LOT more than one game.

and if you buy the Switch at launch, let's be honest, you're basically paying 400+ dollars to get one good game (which is going to be on Wii-U anyways). I mean maybe some people are hyped about other launch titles but I don't think you can deny that Nintendo is banking on Zelda being the system-seller.
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Reaver 41752719

>>41752716

Fair point too, i wonder if there's even worse possible by pre-ordering a console...

For people that don't have a wii u to get it on the alternative is not as attractive if they really want that zelda game.
To me the new zelda doesn't look all that super, but who knows. (didn't like skyward sword either)

!Beemo/ZZYY 41752903

The online is projected by nintendo to be $17 - $27 a year. So, even if it goes up to $30 to round out the number in NA, that's not too expensive. And, they plan to give exclusive sales to users of the service, matching similar to something like Amazon Prime bonus deals. My Nintendo already offers that, but you have to unlock said bonuses, while this service will just give them to you. Match that up to the fact that purchases on the E Shop linked to a My Nintendo account give you more discounts later means that this minor set of exclusive discounts makes it easier to unlock additional discounts on their digital market place.

That doesn't mean that they have the best model for a digital market place, but I do find that to be an interesting interaction that can make the regular e shop purchase almost always cheaper than a physical purchase, which eventually offsets the cost of the online.

Plus, if all that money goes to stabilizing online, that's always good and might draw attention from other devs to make more multiplayer experiences with the Switch.
Lets see how this move plays out. I hope positively.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41752916

>>41752903

I think what really matters with the online is if they will ditch the ridiculous 16-digit friend codes and have real voice chat...and we already know that voice chat is gonna be done through a freakin' phone app.

!Beemo/ZZYY 41752920

>>41752916
Well, yeah. It seems silly to have your phone on you, sure, but they'd have to put a head set jack in the joy con or sell a proprietary headset.
At least with the phone, head sets that work on the phone work for Switch chat.
Plus, the phone has a keyboard for text chat. You could even blutooth a keyboard.

If it ain't broke, why adopt the shitty way Xbox does it?

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41752921

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>>41752903
Let see if the supposed "special deals" are not like 10% off for 3 year old games.
or a max of 40% off NES games.

Nintendo is known for not giving huge discount on stuff.

And for the price, it would be fine, even if the deals are bad, Just the infrastructure, have to be good, and the servers are better than the actual ones.
Nintendo have to show that they are serious on putting an online service.

>>41752920
the chat thing is fine as an alternative... but making it the only thing is kind of lame, specially that you have to waste your battery into the chat, it will be weird, and not the best thing. but lets see if that even matter, because you cant talk (at least in splatoon 2) if they are not in your friend list.

!Beemo/ZZYY 41752927

With the Wii U, they got rid of the friend code. I do believe there is still a friend code tied to the Nintendo Network account, but you could add people by user name. It would send a request and if they responded with an add, it'd work.
So, the whole 16-digit friend codes are not gonna be the main way to find and add friends, as they've shown they haven't done this on the Wii U for quite some time.

>>41752921
Well, they give 50% to 75% off old games on MyNintendo. I would assume they would grant similar deals with the paid service. Which means we'd get 10%-30% on new games and then they have to ascend to some magic status dictated by Nintendo to get more than that.

They've always been pretty weird about it. But, MyNintendo shows they have some idea about the direction they're going.

Yes, I hope they put all that cash into infrastructure. And given they aren't even really talking about all the little extras an niceties shows to me they didn't even really think about that and just thought about how much it would cost to have good servers. So, let's hope that run lean and focus on quality servers approach works.

I have this feeling they won't even allow voip if it's not from a friend, but given the parental features tied directly into the app, they might be opening up the gate and allowing more.

Also, with the supposed idea that the console IS a touch screen, it would be nice to see the functionality show up while it's undocked, though it's hard to want to really want a way to have it work while docked with text chat. I suppose we'll see. I do think it's the easiest way for them to not have to make people shill out for an extra attachment or a proprietary headset.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41752950

>>41752920

>the shitty way Xbox does it?


wut? plugging a headset (which comes with the console) into the controller is a shitty way to do it? I don't follow.

not to mention all the third-party headset support for Xbone/PS4 that it doesn't seem like the Switch will have.

>>41752927

>And given they aren't even really talking about all the little extras an niceties shows to me they didn't even really think about that and just thought about how much it would cost to have good servers.


I think, in this day and age, it's naive to assume that a corporation is putting more money into one thing just because they aren't putting as much money into another thing.

developers are cutting costs as much as possible, and often delivering only the bare minimum needed for consumers to not collectively protest against it or not buy enough of it.

If you have the time, this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDEtT9j_zAU&t=515s has some good insight on why NOT buying games at launch and waiting for the better deal is such a good idea. now, the video focuses on the game Destiny, but I think it might be worth a watch because for a good bit of it the guy examines the business practices of major developers in general.

!Beemo/ZZYY 41752954

>>41752950
Well, they did have a console generation to perfect it, and they still use proprietary headsets, having no compatibility for other usage. Not to mention, typing with a controller :|

I don't know why you're trying to convince me how to spend my money. I'm certainly not trying to convince you how to spend yours. I'm just looking at what is happening and giving my opinion.
Sorry it's different than yours.

And, additionally, just because I am buying a Switch day one, doesn't mean I believe ALL preorders are good. In fact, I don't. It has lead to a pretty awful culture of pre order sales.
But at the same time, I am going to buy it. Just like I pre ordered KF2 and got exactly what I wanted.
In some cases, I trust the developer to give me something I want. And in other cases, I spend money to see where things go.

I don't always do it, but if no one bought anything just to see what it was like, well, no one would buy anything :|

So, I'm still gonna buy it. And I'll let you know what I think.

Here's the most likely thing:
Breath of the wild is probably fun. I'm sad I don't have more games. Bomberman is bomberman is bomberman.
The other features aren't out yet, so I can't communicate more until more shit comes out.

But, I'm not gonna whine or defend, just wait and see and hope it doesn't fail because I don't want ANY console to fail.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41752959

>>41752954

>Well, they did have a console generation to perfect it


so did Nintendo...

>they still use proprietary headsets, having no compatibility for other usage


that's why I mentioned third-party headsets, I own a pair of Turtle Beaches for my Xbox 360 that I can also use for listening to and recording audio on my PC, and they were only 60 bucks. that's pretty cheap for decent headphones that work with game consoles.

>I don't know why you're trying to convince me how to spend my money.


I'm not...

>I'm just looking at what is happening and giving my opinion.


That's exactly what I'm doing lol. I'm not trying to start a big fight or anything, I'm not upset, I just get really passionate about my opinions on these things and maybe I get too harsh sometimes. I'm sorry if I came across like I was personally attacking you or something.

!Beemo/ZZYY 41752964

>>41752959
For voice chat? They didn't do any of it. So, no, the didn't. They chose not to. They could have done it, but they did it. So, these are their baby steps. One hopes it'll get better as we go.

Oh, I'm not saying their not cheap. But if nintendo made one, you know everyone would say it's just Ninendo making people shill out for bs. Besides, on the phone app, you can use your pre existing head sets. So, that's neat. I'm just curious to see how it works, even if it's goofy. Cuz, it is goofy. Let's all agree it's silly to use your phone.
I only like the idea for text chatting since it has a keyboard. Maybe we'll see more games with text chat? Who knows! Only the future knows.

It just seemed like you were just bringing up how people should sell and make games out of the blue.
I do think pre-order culture is bad. But, that doesn't mean it can't work. And it doesn't have to work for everyone.

I'm more pre ordering it because I knew I was gonna get it anyway. Besides, I can use the opportunity to let people have a hands on experience rather than just going on word of reviewers to see if they want it or not. Which, they might not if Nintendo doesn't step up their title count :|

That's alright. If you don't mean it, you don't mean it. That's good we can come to an understanding on there not being any hard feelings.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41752982

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>>41752964
wasnt there a microphone for animal crossing or something like that?
Does this count?

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41753004

>>41752964

I don't care if people buy the Switch, what bothers me is when people make ridiculous claims about it that are so obviously not true, but I don't see that so much here as I do on other websites.

And I do think the gaming industry as a whole is really not in great shape right now, but that's a whole other discussion and you could practically write a book on that if you wanted to. There are people who can explain it much better than I can.

And yeah pre-order culture sucks, it basically allows developers to make an enormous amount of money before their game is even released, sometimes before it is even finished. It also encourages cut content I think (because if they have already made money on the game that hasn't been released, why bother delivering the full experience to people who have already paid for it?), and micro-DLC (as pre-order bonuses, which are then inevitably released as regular purchases a few months later).

But at the same time it's also really difficult to discourage pre-ordering.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41753060

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>>41752982
And the GameCube.
No idea if it worked for online games like Phantasy Star Online.

>>41753004
>it basically allows developers to make an enormous amount of money before their game is even released
When you preorder physically you can just put down a minimum of $5. That store then puts tat money into a bank account to accrue interest. Top selling developer games they already order a shitload of copies regardless of preorders just to meet those demands and post launch buyers.
If you preorder online you don't get charged till they ship the game which is usually a couple days before it releases.
You literally lose nothing from preordering. You're not getting charged extra (which is a weird common misconception from people) and you can cancel the preorder at any time.
The only bad thing with preorders is the whole multiple exclusive retailer DLC bullshit. You either buy multiple copies to then have to waste your time returning or you have to payout the ass for an exclusive gun skin or some other bullshit.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41754133

The Switch In Mexico Will cost 500 bucks.
Hurra for dying coin.

Reav 41754144

>>41754133

Adopt glorious D-mark when it comes.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41755289

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>>41754133
Should have invested all your savings into BitCoin when you had the chance.

Reaver 41755290

>>41754133

Is it not possible to get a private shipper to smuggle some for ya?
Smugglers are a dime a dozen here, especially if you're not shipping illegal goods.
(that's to say inherently illegal stuff, drugs and weaponry and such)
(fireworks is somehow easy though, even stuff that can trigger avalanches)
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Anonymous 41755311

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>>41755290
And Illegal migrants

Someone go to ship them refugees across Europe.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41755325

>>41755290
IIRC he has his sister mail him shit from the US sometimes.
I don't think he wants a Switch at launch (not that he could buy one now anyway).

Now that I think about it though, if Mexican people can buy Switch's no problem then they should sell them to Americans to make a profit.

DemonioBlanco 41755463

>>41755325
She kind of have a problem from the future
Her husband work at UFC and have being getting hire with a special visa, and now with trump, after so many years of doing a good job, it could be harder to get him hire with the nationality

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41755476

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>>41755463
>She kind of have a problem from the future
I WARNED YOU ABOUT THE TIME MACHINE BRO!

>Her husband work at UFC

Can you ask him if Rhonda Rousey will be in the next game?

DemonioBlanco 41755511

>>41755476
He said is to soon to know, probably will, but at the moment nobody really knows
This is the literal interview

[3/2 3:47 PM] Juan Mario: Nadie sabe
[3/2 3:47 PM] Juan Mario: Es muy pronto
[3/2 3:47 PM] Juan Mario: Supongo que si
[3/2 3:47 PM] Juan Mario: Pero no se puede saber ahora
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Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41757035

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41757902

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyH451VKhNA
4:30 IGN guy claims that Zelda has performance issues when playing on the TV at 900p but ran fine on portable mode at 720p.
Nintendoomed.

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41758632

>>41757902
Have to hope it's optimization issues.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41767560

IT JUST GETS BETTER AND BETTER!

http://www.ign.com/articles/2017/02/14/nintendo-announces-and-details-the-legend-of-zelda-breath-of-the-wild-season-pass

>season pass/day 1 DLC for Breath Of The Wild

>fucking Hard Mode is DLC

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41767592

>>41767560
So... is not only selling hard mode... but is day 1 dlc...

oh wait
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbbZslUchyA
it seem i read wrong.
Fair enough, sure it suck but at least isnt day 1... right?

Wait, it have day 1 dlc, just the lame dlc is day 1
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!Beemo/ZZYY 41767602

>>41767560
>>41767592
I guess it depends on what differences are in normal and hard mode. I mean, I assume they're not just going to make enemies have more health and/or just have more enemies.
Since, normally, the double damage and upping enemies is what we see.
So, I'm sure they're going to be actually changing things up with the difficulty shift, especially since it's such an open episode.

But, maybe it will be lazy. I guess we'll see.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41767605

>>41767602
the worst part really is just the day 1 DLC.
that stuff is probably in the game.
and one of the chest is a chest that give you helpful items....
They are going to charge you money to get potions, arrows and extra stuff?
That is level of Ubisoft and EA DLC....

And the new hard mode have to have really alot of different stuff in it to justify it. but maybe is just the master quest where they change stuff around the map and the enemies are harder.

!Beemo/ZZYY 41767612

>>41767605
They're already doing that! With amiibos. If you already own the amiibos, you get bonuses. So, it's like selling Arrows and hearts. Just, it also worked in Twilight Princess.

I could see that. But, it still looks like a pretty big game, so even a change where they make all the puzzles slightly harder would take quite some effort anyway.

Also, yeah, it's kinda dumb. I hope the "useful exclusive stuff" comes out later for free. And/or isn't very useful, you know, like... Twilight Princess's Magic Armor where if you run out of money, you become awful :P

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41767614

>>41767612
at least with amiibo you get a plastic crap that decorate shelves and should do something in other games.
here they are selling you a line of code tahts ay
"turn 3chest on"

!Beemo/ZZYY 41767616

>>41767614
Yep. It's pretty dumb.
But, they did the same with Hyrule Warriors, where you get a Dark Link costume. So, I'm hoping it's just... minorly useful things and just a costume. Since, that's what it sounds like it's going to be.

It SHOULD be that you know where it is, but can still find it. That could be a neat way to give players free things.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41768100

>>41767605
In their defense it does take extra development time to create content.
The free items are also just an extra ON TOP OF the actual content, they're not the main incentive and not the only offering.

In general though I think it's stupid for Nintendo having paid for DLC period. We're getting promised content in the summer for a single player game that comes out in March and is probably complete-able within a few weeks. I bought all the Mario Kart DLC and the Hyrule Warriors pass and I'm not sure why as I got bored with those games long before the DLC even came. I popped in MK to try a few courses but then went back to not caring.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41768114

>>41768100
In their attack, I think selling "extra help items" is kind of not good.
because if the game is balance around you having so many resources, they affect stuff by charging money.

Is like in Deus Ex, the game was balance fine to have your upgrades, but then they try to sell you extra materals as help. even if you dont need it... its horrible for a game.

If it was just the stupid costume and what ever that extra item is (but again, this may be helpful).

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41768117

>>41768114

yeah it's called pay 2 win

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41768118

>>41768114
You're really making a mountain out of a molehill.

Toothless Alligator 41768130

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>>41768114
If you think the game is balanced around having a certain amount of resources and buying the extra items in the DLC breaks the game, just don't buy the DLC. The game is single player, it's not like not having the extra items puts you at some disadvantage against other players. What you buy and what you use in a single player game is all your personal experience.

Only reason paid DLC can be bad IMO is if they remove content from the game then expect you to pay extra for it in DLC form later. No idea if that's the case for BotW yet though, so I'll just have to wait and see what people think of the game.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41768362

New Dragon Quest commercial.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kxG_jqv-V0
>Comments are disabled for this video.
Textures look like ass and you even see a performance issue in the boss fight.
Commercials are supposed to make you want to buy the product, not avoid it.

Dom The Bear!f1BearzjRw 41768403

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DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41768410

>>41768362
Dont know why would they disable the comments in the japanese site?
I thought japaneses wouldnt care that it look inferior if they can take it on the go...
Granted, I have hear that they prefer looks over substance, but still.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41768417

>>41768410
Because trolls still post on them. I've seen many a Japanese video on YouTube with disabled comments.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41769333

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Shows off exclusive Switch mode for the "new" Street Fighter 2.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI_IvLl69F0
PS4 better watch its back, clearly a system seller gold mine here.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41769352

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>>41769333
funny thing, this is the kind of minigame that i could see existing on the era of the Kinect. (it even fail to do what the people is doing just like in the kinect)
It pretty much seem like a Dragon ball Kinect, but its nice that it knows is an experiment, and is just a minigame thing, instead of trying to sell it like "Street Fighter Switch"
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Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41769510

>>41769352
It's funny that MS vastly improved the Kinect while it's evident that Nintendo didn't improve their motion controls.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41769534

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>>41769510
Did Microsoft Improved the Kinect?
There was really nothing showing that it was more precise....
I guess just the issue of people getting their dicks recorded.

I mean, Its kind of sad that we would never seeing a good kinect, It was the defenitive way to play Dancing games...
And it could have being good technology to mix with VR.

But Microsoft Mess up so big that im sure the damn thing is dead and not worth it for experimentation ever again.
There was this Kinect Game for the Xbone game.
and It look fun if you play with somebody else.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=su6Jsn2V2L0

Sad for the developers, now that the Kinect is pretty much dead, They probably felt rip off.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41769719

>>41769534
2.0 is so much better.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2L3Tak-woQ
The original could lose you occasionally but 2.0 was perfect assuming you didn't jump around and go too far or close to the camera.


Haha, Fru has a speed run achievement. Must be some serious acrobatics involved for the body player.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41769728

>>41769719
Well, the terrible PR at the start of the Xbox ruin any chance of the Kinect doing anything better

My crazy Kinect dream was that there could have being some kind of on rail shooter where you interact with stuff with your body. This mostly comming from the memories of an arcade, I think is this one
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiKa9aC6gQ8

where you could dodge and interact with the enviroment with your body and movements.

But that isnt going to happen, specially because it seem the target now is VR.
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Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41769796

>>41769728
Don't worry, I'll see that this gets made.
I know a bunch of game developers.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41770644

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http://enthusiast.gg/9735/how-heavy-are-switch-games-here-are-some-examples-dragon-quest-heroes-wont-fit-on-switch

>the default storage space for a Switch is so small that there are some SINGLE GAMES that don't even fit on it digitally


REV UP THOSE WALLETS FOR EXTERNAL STORAGE DEVICES!

jesus, I thought my Xbone was bad with that

Hunter 41770651

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>>41770644
I prefer owning my games physically anyways. Still though, only 20 something gigs? Were they high?

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41770663

>>41770651

owning physically is fine but these days I think more and more people are starting to feel that digital is more convenient overall, for good reasons. no driving to the store, no worrying about broken or lost discs/cartridges, that's what makes it for me.

Hunter 41770669

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>>41770663
I love displaying all the games and films that I own and you don't need internet to download them. Just plop em into the system and you're good to go.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41770677

>>41770669

yeah but is downloading really that hard? I mean don't get me wrong it sucks when you're like "hm I want to play this game again but it'll take hours to re-install" but I think it's a small price to pay.

I like organizing physical media (CDs, vinyl records, manga, DVDs etc.) in certain ways but not really for display, more just in ways that I personally like them. like for example, one time as a gift my brother turned a big speaker into a case for CDs and I have it filled but it's in my room with the cover closed...I honestly try to avoid showing IRL people my stuff because I don't want to talk a lot about it unless it was my idea to show them.

but I get that some people really like showing off their collections, if mine were better maybe I would.

Hunter 41770682

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>>41770677
Also, you never know when you'll be without the internet and for how long.

I'm also very impatient sometimes and downloading a game that I really would like to play that's about 50 gb or more is maddening.
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Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41770813

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>>41770644
Already bought a 200GB card for like $80, it's not a big deal at all.

>>41770682
>Also, you never know when you'll be without the internet and for how long.
When something is already downloaded, I don't see how that's the issue. The point he is making is that you're robbed of the option completely.


Oh and over on GameFAQs this old patent for a new Vita model filed back in 2015 (read: not the current year) is being circulated on Nintendo boards that Sony is trying to copy the Switch.

Hunter 41770831

>>41770813
As big as games are now because devs aren't even bothering to compress anything, your storage will fill up fairly quickly. So you may not be able to install your entire digital library and well you know where I'm going with this.

I mean yeah I guess you could just go out and buy 6 tb drives or some shit, but fuck that... That money could be used towards more games.


>Oh and over on GameFAQs this old patent for a new Vita model filed back in 2015 (read: not the current year) is being circulated on Nintendo boards that Sony is trying to copy the Switch.


Of course
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DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41770895

>>41770813
its even "good speed" card?
or did you bought the cheapest with mroe space and will get your games slower?

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41770900

>>41770813
Just saw that in a video of an extreme hardcore nintendo fan, that always like to claim how nintendo is the best possible and the rest is crap.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBFNh9Ips7M

is that really an old patent for a new vita?
then im sure he isnt going to make a video fixing the miss interpretation about it, if true.

And at the end.... we know they are going to copy the switch on some way, because it feel like a possible thing for the future.

I mean, I can Imagine Microsoft doing some kind of "xbone Tablet", All the games of the Xbone being compatible and carrying if you have them online.
That way they do 2 things, Extend the live spam of the Xbone, because all the games are compatible.
And that way they can keep pushing the "play anywhere" philosophy they have with making it that if you buy a game on the online store you can download it on any of your devices.

I mean, on the future should be cheaper to make Xbone graphics on a tablet soon.... isnt it?

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41771004

>>41770831
>As big as games are now because devs aren't even bothering to compress anything, your storage will fill up fairly quickly.
Are you insinuating that it will get games my good fellow?

>>41770895
Says Ultra. Not that I care about fast downloads, I have like a million other things I could be doing.

>is that really an old patent for a new vita?

Yes.
Goes without saying that the Wii U GamePad looks like a copy of the Vita with the sticks switched.

>I mean, I can Imagine Microsoft doing some kind of "xbone Tablet"

Everything you just described already exists as a Windows 10 tablet.

Hunter 41771013

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41771017

>>41771013
It won't.
Please understand.

Hunter 41771020

K

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41771437

>>41771004
>Everything you just described already exists as a Windows 10 tablet.
Thats the answer I always get, and that isnt true.
The diference is that a Windows 10 tablet, woulc be more complicated because is a computer.
And the more important part, you dont get every game you already own on your xbone on the go, you just get few titles, and the windows store is complete garbage compare to the xbox store, if it was a portable xbone you will get every xbone game and all the retrocompatible 360 games.

do you think is the same as saying "a windows 10 tablet that have halo wars, recore, resident 5, gears of war, and thats it"

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41772321

Multiple sources are saying Bomberman R has performance issues. Fucking Bomberman.

Nintendoomed.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41772325

>>41772321
we wont know really until is out...
I mean... it sound like a really lame thing to mess up.
That would be the fault of the programer, because even the wii have a fair running bomberman.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41772330

>>41772325
It was made in Unity which the Switch is supposed to support but it doesn't fully function correctly or something so performance is fucked.
Comes out in a little over a week, so these things should have been ironed out already.

DemonioBlanco, The Hellcaver 41772341

>>41772330
and maybe are fake rumors. I find hard to think that a game like bomberman is made to run like crap.

Fausty the sassy bird!cpbuwI00Vo 41772602

>>41772341
lol, you think a anti-Nintendo task force exists or something?

I can't find the comparison video of a guy saying how the Xbox One BC version of GTA IV runs worse than it does running on an actual 360.
The point I was going to make is usually people tell the truth when they say a game runs like ass, it's usually the other way around when people will lie and say a game runs good (see Driv3rGate).


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