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Posted 12 May 2017 - 04:12 PM

I finally saw one at Target this afternoon, so I bought it.  Also picked up Mario Kart.

 

Anyone else have one?  What accessories do I need?  What games are a must?


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Posted 12 May 2017 - 09:54 PM

Got to get Call of the Wild. I don't have one, but if I do pick one up, Zelda games are a must.


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Posted 13 May 2017 - 12:55 AM

I am waiting to see better games come out before I buy it. Looks like a fun system, just not interested in getting it at the moment.


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Posted 15 May 2017 - 10:08 AM

Mario Cart is great.  The graphics are amazing compared to Mario Cart on the Wii from 10 years ago.

 

I'll probably get Zelta at some point.

 

My 8 yo son wants NBA Playground.  Looks like a modern day NBA Jam on a... wait for it... playground court.

 

Reading about upcoming games, I am looking forward to FIFA 18, Street Fighter 2, and Splatoon 2 (I read its a kid friendly 3rd person shooter).


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Posted 15 May 2017 - 11:29 AM

Got to get Call of the Wild. I don't have one, but if I do pick one up, Zelda games are a must.

Breath of the Wild. And yes, get Breath of the Wild. Zelda is my favorite series, and it's damn near the best one. They completely reinvented the series: it's Zelda with a dash of Far Cry and Skyrim. 


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Posted 17 May 2017 - 10:05 PM

 

Got to get Call of the Wild. I don't have one, but if I do pick one up, Zelda games are a must.

Breath of the Wild. And yes, get Breath of the Wild. Zelda is my favorite series, and it's damn near the best one. They completely reinvented the series: it's Zelda with a dash of Far Cry and Skyrim. 

 

 

Good catch. Hard to keep track when I don't have a Switch myself!

 

That sounds really cool. Is it anything like how Ocarina revolutionized the series nearly 20 years ago?


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 09:04 AM

 

 

Got to get Call of the Wild. I don't have one, but if I do pick one up, Zelda games are a must.

Breath of the Wild. And yes, get Breath of the Wild. Zelda is my favorite series, and it's damn near the best one. They completely reinvented the series: it's Zelda with a dash of Far Cry and Skyrim. 

 

 

Good catch. Hard to keep track when I don't have a Switch myself!

 

That sounds really cool. Is it anything like how Ocarina revolutionized the series nearly 20 years ago?

 

It completely flips the script. It's incredibly non-linear; the classic formula of "Enter a dungeon, find a tool, use the tool to beat the boss" is gone. In its place are over 100 Shrines, or "mini-dungeons" that are basically puzzle rooms that you have to solve to build up your health or your stamina. And you can climb virtually anything in the game. If you see it: you can get to it. It's to the point that, once you get past the first section of the game (the tutorial, if you will), you can actually go to beat the came, circumventing the entire story. The story itself is minimalistic, which is both good and bad. There isn't a lot there, but I found what story is there (which you can completely skip over) is engaging to the point where you're driving to find every last scrap of it. If you've seen the movie Memento, it plays out in a very similar style. If there's one criticism I have, it's that once you get fairly far into the game, there's not a lot of variety of enemies. That, and there's a weapon degradation system that can get annoying at times, but neither of them are huge concerns. 

 

If you're a Zelda fan, a Nintendo fan, or a fan of games in general, I can't recommend it highly enough. And the Wii U version is virtually identical to the Switch version: the only difference is that the Switch version runs in a higher resolution if docked (roughly 900) while the handheld and the Wii U both run at 720. 

 

Here are some reviews, and a Dunky video:  

 


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 09:05 AM

Here's the Dunky video: https://www.youtube....h?v=9EvbqxBUG_c


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 11:53 AM

Physical:

Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Mario Kart 8

Puyo Puyo Tetris (if you like puzzle games)

ARMS - Coming out this month

Splatoon 2 - Coming out next month

 

Digital Offerings:

I Am Setsuna (if you like JRPGs--digital store)

Minecraft (special Mario-themed skins and world exclusive to the Switch and WiiU)

Shovel Knight (new action/platformer fun in old school NES era wrapping)

Blaster Master Zero (old-school action/platformer/adventure game from NES era given an update)

Yooka-Laylee (if you like N64-era platformer titles) 

 

Make sure to get a cover for your dock so it doesn't scratch your screen (docks can be bent), and a pro controller for at home play.  I'd also invest in a case if you take it out or on the road for an extended period of time, as well as the Joy Con Charger ($29.99 charges four Joy Cons), screen protector, and car adapter. And if you didn't get one already, pick up a 128GB SD micro card for storage--you can get one for as cheap as $49 on NewEgg.com or Amazon.com.


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 12:38 PM

I still only have Mario Kart.  I am kicking ass at it (just beat all the 50cc levels, so no big feat).

 

Probably will get Tetris and Zelda soon.  I am afraid if I get Zelta that my hours of sleep will drop by an hour or two a night...

 

I bought a screen protector, extra joy cons, pro controller, mario kart wheels, 64gb card, and a case.


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:51 PM

Splatoon 2 is definitely a must.


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Posted 20 May 2017 - 10:21 PM

Physical:

Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Mario Kart 8

Puyo Puyo Tetris (if you like puzzle games)

ARMS - Coming out this month

Splatoon 2 - Coming out next month

 

Digital Offerings:

I Am Setsuna (if you like JRPGs--digital store)

Minecraft (special Mario-themed skins and world exclusive to the Switch and WiiU)

Shovel Knight (new action/platformer fun in old school NES era wrapping)

Blaster Master Zero (old-school action/platformer/adventure game from NES era given an update)

Yooka-Laylee (if you like N64-era platformer titles) 

 

Make sure to get a cover for your dock so it doesn't scratch your screen (docks can be bent), and a pro controller for at home play.  I'd also invest in a case if you take it out or on the road for an extended period of time, as well as the Joy Con Charger ($29.99 charges four Joy Cons), screen protector, and car adapter. And if you didn't get one already, pick up a 128GB SD micro card for storage--you can get one for as cheap as $49 on NewEgg.com or Amazon.com.

To the storage part, why doesn't Nintendo up their storage? You could get like 6 games that take up 40 gigs of storage and you are toast. The other systems have a lot more gb in them and better storage so I was wondering why don't they up the storage to 100gb or something like that. If they did that people wouldn't have to by external hardware, or better yet make a nintendo  sd card or something like the gamecube memory card. It makes me think about waiting to buy one and maybe wait till they come out with a bigger gb system. If not I am getting one at a price decline to save money to get external hardware.


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Posted 01 June 2017 - 09:00 AM

 

Physical:

Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Mario Kart 8

Puyo Puyo Tetris (if you like puzzle games)

ARMS - Coming out this month

Splatoon 2 - Coming out next month

 

Digital Offerings:

I Am Setsuna (if you like JRPGs--digital store)

Minecraft (special Mario-themed skins and world exclusive to the Switch and WiiU)

Shovel Knight (new action/platformer fun in old school NES era wrapping)

Blaster Master Zero (old-school action/platformer/adventure game from NES era given an update)

Yooka-Laylee (if you like N64-era platformer titles) 

 

Make sure to get a cover for your dock so it doesn't scratch your screen (docks can be bent), and a pro controller for at home play.  I'd also invest in a case if you take it out or on the road for an extended period of time, as well as the Joy Con Charger ($29.99 charges four Joy Cons), screen protector, and car adapter. And if you didn't get one already, pick up a 128GB SD micro card for storage--you can get one for as cheap as $49 on NewEgg.com or Amazon.com.

To the storage part, why doesn't Nintendo up their storage? You could get like 6 games that take up 40 gigs of storage and you are toast. The other systems have a lot more gb in them and better storage so I was wondering why don't they up the storage to 100gb or something like that. If they did that people wouldn't have to by external hardware, or better yet make a nintendo  sd card or something like the gamecube memory card. It makes me think about waiting to buy one and maybe wait till they come out with a bigger gb system. If not I am getting one at a price decline to save money to get external hardware.

 

 

To keep costs down and remove potential bottlenecks from manufacture--the solid state storage is a potential bottleneck, as smartphones and other tablets use similar storage, and 32GB *should* be in plentiful stock--you go higher, and less is made and the cost goes up...though it looks like there are other parts that may become bottlenecks and keep Nintendo from upping production from ~14mil to ~20mil this fiscal year. Considering those other parts are used in Apple products, and Nintendo is small potatoes compared to what Apple can offer...that production improvement may not happen soon.


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Posted 01 June 2017 - 10:08 PM

I have Zelda, Mario Kart, and Binding of Isaac for full retail releases, plus Snipperclips, and two Neo Geo games. I'm absolutely in love with the hardware of the Switch. I think that a system that seamlessly goes from handheld to TV, and has two built in controllers is just brilliant. I had a flight and long layover last week and was able to break off the controllers and kill some time in the airport with my girlfriend.

 

That being said, there just aren't games out there. Zelda is disappointing given they spent a million years making it and it doesn't live up to other entries in the series, Mario Kart is a terrible game if you don't have someone else local to play with you, and there is almost nothing on the horizon. The Arms demo was crap, Splatoon 2 looks as uninspiring as the first, which leaves Mario Odyssey in December as the next big release on my radar.

 

Next to Zelda, I've probably spent the most time playing Neo Geo Turf Masters. Golf game that is very easy to pick up and play but impossible to master. Well worth the $8. I've got no problem playing older games on my new hardware while waiting for more titles to come out, but Nintendo couldn't even get their Virtual Console up and running. Wii, Wii U and 3DS all had that in the launch window. They were so obnoxiously ill prepared for the Switch launch. They haven't paid attention to the Wii U in years, and now the two big Switch games are just Wii U games. What in the hell has Nintendo been doing these past few years?


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Posted 02 June 2017 - 11:55 AM

I have Zelda, Mario Kart, and Binding of Isaac for full retail releases, plus Snipperclips, and two Neo Geo games. I'm absolutely in love with the hardware of the Switch. I think that a system that seamlessly goes from handheld to TV, and has two built in controllers is just brilliant. I had a flight and long layover last week and was able to break off the controllers and kill some time in the airport with my girlfriend.

 

That being said, there just aren't games out there. Zelda is disappointing given they spent a million years making it and it doesn't live up to other entries in the series, Mario Kart is a terrible game if you don't have someone else local to play with you, and there is almost nothing on the horizon. The Arms demo was crap, Splatoon 2 looks as uninspiring as the first, which leaves Mario Odyssey in December as the next big release on my radar.

 

Next to Zelda, I've probably spent the most time playing Neo Geo Turf Masters. Golf game that is very easy to pick up and play but impossible to master. Well worth the $8. I've got no problem playing older games on my new hardware while waiting for more titles to come out, but Nintendo couldn't even get their Virtual Console up and running. Wii, Wii U and 3DS all had that in the launch window. They were so obnoxiously ill prepared for the Switch launch. They haven't paid attention to the Wii U in years, and now the two big Switch games are just Wii U games. What in the hell has Nintendo been doing these past few years?

 

As someone who has religiously played Zelda games since 1988, I strongly disagree with this. 


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Posted 04 June 2017 - 10:13 AM

 

I have Zelda, Mario Kart, and Binding of Isaac for full retail releases, plus Snipperclips, and two Neo Geo games. I'm absolutely in love with the hardware of the Switch. I think that a system that seamlessly goes from handheld to TV, and has two built in controllers is just brilliant. I had a flight and long layover last week and was able to break off the controllers and kill some time in the airport with my girlfriend.

 

That being said, there just aren't games out there. Zelda is disappointing given they spent a million years making it and it doesn't live up to other entries in the series, Mario Kart is a terrible game if you don't have someone else local to play with you, and there is almost nothing on the horizon. The Arms demo was crap, Splatoon 2 looks as uninspiring as the first, which leaves Mario Odyssey in December as the next big release on my radar.

 

Next to Zelda, I've probably spent the most time playing Neo Geo Turf Masters. Golf game that is very easy to pick up and play but impossible to master. Well worth the $8. I've got no problem playing older games on my new hardware while waiting for more titles to come out, but Nintendo couldn't even get their Virtual Console up and running. Wii, Wii U and 3DS all had that in the launch window. They were so obnoxiously ill prepared for the Switch launch. They haven't paid attention to the Wii U in years, and now the two big Switch games are just Wii U games. What in the hell has Nintendo been doing these past few years?

 

As someone who has religiously played Zelda games since 1988, I strongly disagree with this. 

 

I won't say I've religiously played the series, but have played through just about every main entry to the series (have not done most handheld entries or Skyward Sword) with WindWaker, Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, and Link's Awakening among my favorites.

 

Breath of the Wild, to me, is very underwhelming when I compare it to my favorite entries in the series. There's just so very little content to it. It's a vast world of nothing, complete with pathetically short dungeons and all the boring rock climbing and hang gliding everyone has been begging for. Every instance of enjoyment felt like it was ended prematurely, like where is the rest of this dungeon? When thinking of WindWaker, which is also plagued by monotonous travel, I remember being rewarded for my travels. Entertaining, fulfilling dungeons and inspiring settings.

 

I will replay it with tempered expectations, but right now my stance is that Breath of the Wild just doesn't have enough substance.


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Posted 05 June 2017 - 08:58 AM

 

 

I have Zelda, Mario Kart, and Binding of Isaac for full retail releases, plus Snipperclips, and two Neo Geo games. I'm absolutely in love with the hardware of the Switch. I think that a system that seamlessly goes from handheld to TV, and has two built in controllers is just brilliant. I had a flight and long layover last week and was able to break off the controllers and kill some time in the airport with my girlfriend.

 

That being said, there just aren't games out there. Zelda is disappointing given they spent a million years making it and it doesn't live up to other entries in the series, Mario Kart is a terrible game if you don't have someone else local to play with you, and there is almost nothing on the horizon. The Arms demo was crap, Splatoon 2 looks as uninspiring as the first, which leaves Mario Odyssey in December as the next big release on my radar.

 

Next to Zelda, I've probably spent the most time playing Neo Geo Turf Masters. Golf game that is very easy to pick up and play but impossible to master. Well worth the $8. I've got no problem playing older games on my new hardware while waiting for more titles to come out, but Nintendo couldn't even get their Virtual Console up and running. Wii, Wii U and 3DS all had that in the launch window. They were so obnoxiously ill prepared for the Switch launch. They haven't paid attention to the Wii U in years, and now the two big Switch games are just Wii U games. What in the hell has Nintendo been doing these past few years?

 

As someone who has religiously played Zelda games since 1988, I strongly disagree with this. 

 

I won't say I've religiously played the series, but have played through just about every main entry to the series (have not done most handheld entries or Skyward Sword) with WindWaker, Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, and Link's Awakening among my favorites.

 

Breath of the Wild, to me, is very underwhelming when I compare it to my favorite entries in the series. There's just so very little content to it. It's a vast world of nothing, complete with pathetically short dungeons and all the boring rock climbing and hang gliding everyone has been begging for. Every instance of enjoyment felt like it was ended prematurely, like where is the rest of this dungeon? When thinking of WindWaker, which is also plagued by monotonous travel, I remember being rewarded for my travels. Entertaining, fulfilling dungeons and inspiring settings.

 

I will replay it with tempered expectations, but right now my stance is that Breath of the Wild just doesn't have enough substance.

 

For context, how far into the game are you? 


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Posted 05 June 2017 - 11:09 AM

 

 

I have Zelda, Mario Kart, and Binding of Isaac for full retail releases, plus Snipperclips, and two Neo Geo games. I'm absolutely in love with the hardware of the Switch. I think that a system that seamlessly goes from handheld to TV, and has two built in controllers is just brilliant. I had a flight and long layover last week and was able to break off the controllers and kill some time in the airport with my girlfriend.

 

That being said, there just aren't games out there. Zelda is disappointing given they spent a million years making it and it doesn't live up to other entries in the series, Mario Kart is a terrible game if you don't have someone else local to play with you, and there is almost nothing on the horizon. The Arms demo was crap, Splatoon 2 looks as uninspiring as the first, which leaves Mario Odyssey in December as the next big release on my radar.

 

Next to Zelda, I've probably spent the most time playing Neo Geo Turf Masters. Golf game that is very easy to pick up and play but impossible to master. Well worth the $8. I've got no problem playing older games on my new hardware while waiting for more titles to come out, but Nintendo couldn't even get their Virtual Console up and running. Wii, Wii U and 3DS all had that in the launch window. They were so obnoxiously ill prepared for the Switch launch. They haven't paid attention to the Wii U in years, and now the two big Switch games are just Wii U games. What in the hell has Nintendo been doing these past few years?

 

As someone who has religiously played Zelda games since 1988, I strongly disagree with this. 

 

I won't say I've religiously played the series, but have played through just about every main entry to the series (have not done most handheld entries or Skyward Sword) with WindWaker, Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, and Link's Awakening among my favorites.

 

Breath of the Wild, to me, is very underwhelming when I compare it to my favorite entries in the series. There's just so very little content to it. It's a vast world of nothing, complete with pathetically short dungeons and all the boring rock climbing and hang gliding everyone has been begging for. Every instance of enjoyment felt like it was ended prematurely, like where is the rest of this dungeon? When thinking of WindWaker, which is also plagued by monotonous travel, I remember being rewarded for my travels. Entertaining, fulfilling dungeons and inspiring settings.

 

I will replay it with tempered expectations, but right now my stance is that Breath of the Wild just doesn't have enough substance.

 

 

Wind Waker has the exact same number of main dungeons as BotW: Four + Ganon Endgame. There are just substantially more mini-dungeons, exploration elements, and places to find things in BotW than Wind Waker. 


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Posted 05 June 2017 - 06:22 PM

 

 

 

I have Zelda, Mario Kart, and Binding of Isaac for full retail releases, plus Snipperclips, and two Neo Geo games. I'm absolutely in love with the hardware of the Switch. I think that a system that seamlessly goes from handheld to TV, and has two built in controllers is just brilliant. I had a flight and long layover last week and was able to break off the controllers and kill some time in the airport with my girlfriend.

 

That being said, there just aren't games out there. Zelda is disappointing given they spent a million years making it and it doesn't live up to other entries in the series, Mario Kart is a terrible game if you don't have someone else local to play with you, and there is almost nothing on the horizon. The Arms demo was crap, Splatoon 2 looks as uninspiring as the first, which leaves Mario Odyssey in December as the next big release on my radar.

 

Next to Zelda, I've probably spent the most time playing Neo Geo Turf Masters. Golf game that is very easy to pick up and play but impossible to master. Well worth the $8. I've got no problem playing older games on my new hardware while waiting for more titles to come out, but Nintendo couldn't even get their Virtual Console up and running. Wii, Wii U and 3DS all had that in the launch window. They were so obnoxiously ill prepared for the Switch launch. They haven't paid attention to the Wii U in years, and now the two big Switch games are just Wii U games. What in the hell has Nintendo been doing these past few years?

 

As someone who has religiously played Zelda games since 1988, I strongly disagree with this. 

 

I won't say I've religiously played the series, but have played through just about every main entry to the series (have not done most handheld entries or Skyward Sword) with WindWaker, Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, and Link's Awakening among my favorites.

 

Breath of the Wild, to me, is very underwhelming when I compare it to my favorite entries in the series. There's just so very little content to it. It's a vast world of nothing, complete with pathetically short dungeons and all the boring rock climbing and hang gliding everyone has been begging for. Every instance of enjoyment felt like it was ended prematurely, like where is the rest of this dungeon? When thinking of WindWaker, which is also plagued by monotonous travel, I remember being rewarded for my travels. Entertaining, fulfilling dungeons and inspiring settings.

 

I will replay it with tempered expectations, but right now my stance is that Breath of the Wild just doesn't have enough substance.

 

For context, how far into the game are you? 

 

Played through the main quest back in March. Did not bother with Korok seeds or many side quests.

 

This topic has inspired me to pick the game back up for a replay. Maybe I'll come away with a different opinion after playing with a different mindset.


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 07:20 AM

 

 

 

 

I have Zelda, Mario Kart, and Binding of Isaac for full retail releases, plus Snipperclips, and two Neo Geo games. I'm absolutely in love with the hardware of the Switch. I think that a system that seamlessly goes from handheld to TV, and has two built in controllers is just brilliant. I had a flight and long layover last week and was able to break off the controllers and kill some time in the airport with my girlfriend.

 

That being said, there just aren't games out there. Zelda is disappointing given they spent a million years making it and it doesn't live up to other entries in the series, Mario Kart is a terrible game if you don't have someone else local to play with you, and there is almost nothing on the horizon. The Arms demo was crap, Splatoon 2 looks as uninspiring as the first, which leaves Mario Odyssey in December as the next big release on my radar.

 

Next to Zelda, I've probably spent the most time playing Neo Geo Turf Masters. Golf game that is very easy to pick up and play but impossible to master. Well worth the $8. I've got no problem playing older games on my new hardware while waiting for more titles to come out, but Nintendo couldn't even get their Virtual Console up and running. Wii, Wii U and 3DS all had that in the launch window. They were so obnoxiously ill prepared for the Switch launch. They haven't paid attention to the Wii U in years, and now the two big Switch games are just Wii U games. What in the hell has Nintendo been doing these past few years?

 

As someone who has religiously played Zelda games since 1988, I strongly disagree with this. 

 

I won't say I've religiously played the series, but have played through just about every main entry to the series (have not done most handheld entries or Skyward Sword) with WindWaker, Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, and Link's Awakening among my favorites.

 

Breath of the Wild, to me, is very underwhelming when I compare it to my favorite entries in the series. There's just so very little content to it. It's a vast world of nothing, complete with pathetically short dungeons and all the boring rock climbing and hang gliding everyone has been begging for. Every instance of enjoyment felt like it was ended prematurely, like where is the rest of this dungeon? When thinking of WindWaker, which is also plagued by monotonous travel, I remember being rewarded for my travels. Entertaining, fulfilling dungeons and inspiring settings.

 

I will replay it with tempered expectations, but right now my stance is that Breath of the Wild just doesn't have enough substance.

 

For context, how far into the game are you? 

 

Played through the main quest back in March. Did not bother with Korok seeds or many side quests.

 

This topic has inspired me to pick the game back up for a replay. Maybe I'll come away with a different opinion after playing with a different mindset.

 

A lot of my enjoyment was derived from the sidequests and the side missions. 


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 08:05 AM

Maybe I'm unusual in this regard but I like all the 2D games. I appreciate Ocarina's legend status in the series and had a blast with Skyward Sword on Wii but nothing can get past ALTTP for me.

My favorite game since then has probably been Link Between Worlds :D
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Posted 06 June 2017 - 08:21 AM

Maybe I'm unusual in this regard but I like all the 2D games. I appreciate Ocarina's legend status in the series and had a blast with Skyward Sword on Wii but nothing can get past ALTTP for me.

My favorite game since then has probably been Link Between Worlds :D

Absolutely nothing wrong with that. LttP is solidly top 3 for me, and I still have a soft spot for the first two NES games. 


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 11:40 AM

Maybe I'm unusual in this regard but I like all the 2D games. I appreciate Ocarina's legend status in the series and had a blast with Skyward Sword on Wii but nothing can get past ALTTP for me.

My favorite game since then has probably been Link Between Worlds :D

 

Was just going to say, Link Between Worlds is necessary playing for *ANYONE* that loved LttP. That game was very well done, and it laid the groundwork for BotW in that they gave Link all of the tools from the get-go, and you had to figure out how to use them in different combinations (instead of the traditional Zelda approach--e.g. where when you're in the hookshot dungeon, most of the puzzles are hookshot-based).

 

And when it comes to Zelda games, don't forget the excellent CD-i titles of yore:

 

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Posted 06 June 2017 - 06:07 PM

I am hoping to have one by the end of the week. Reading this a Screen protector is a must anything else?


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 09:39 PM

I am hoping to have one by the end of the week. Reading this a Screen protector is a must anything else?

Screen protector is the only thing I have bought for my Switch besides games. Some tempered glass is a must.


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 09:45 PM

 

Maybe I'm unusual in this regard but I like all the 2D games. I appreciate Ocarina's legend status in the series and had a blast with Skyward Sword on Wii but nothing can get past ALTTP for me.

My favorite game since then has probably been Link Between Worlds :D

 

Was just going to say, Link Between Worlds is necessary playing for *ANYONE* that loved LttP. That game was very well done, and it laid the groundwork for BotW in that they gave Link all of the tools from the get-go, and you had to figure out how to use them in different combinations (instead of the traditional Zelda approach--e.g. where when you're in the hookshot dungeon, most of the puzzles are hookshot-based).

 

And when it comes to Zelda games, don't forget the excellent CD-i titles of yore:

 

zeldacdi.jpg

 

A few weeks ago I made it to Nintendo World in Manhattan. They had a big display honoring the Zelda series. They had all entries to the series, replica items (sword, shield, potions, ocarina), Nintendo Power from 1980s promoting either LoZ or Zelda 2, special edition systems, etc. But not one mention of the CD-I games! Naturally my girlfriend had no idea what I was talking about, nor did I care to being explaining those games. Bought a neat tin full of sour candy in the shape of original 8 bit Link.


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Posted 07 June 2017 - 06:15 PM

 

I am hoping to have one by the end of the week. Reading this a Screen protector is a must anything else?

Screen protector is the only thing I have bought for my Switch besides games. Some tempered glass is a must.

 

thanks. 


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 07:11 AM

BTW, if anyone is looking for a Nintendo Switch still, Best Buy and Target have been hoarding them for this coming week. Target has Switch in their Sunday ad, not sure about Best Buy yet...but if you're looking to score one, this Sunday should be a good opportunity to do so, provided you're inclined to get to your local Target early.


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Posted 10 June 2017 - 12:22 AM

BTW, if anyone is looking for a Nintendo Switch still, Best Buy and Target have been hoarding them for this coming week. Target has Switch in their Sunday ad, not sure about Best Buy yet...but if you're looking to score one, this Sunday should be a good opportunity to do so, provided you're inclined to get to your local Target early.


Hey thanks I might try that. I have been everywhere looking for one.
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Posted 13 June 2017 - 10:32 AM

Holy sh#t, they're making Metroid Prime 4. 


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Posted 13 June 2017 - 06:53 PM

Holy sh#t, they're making Metroid Prime 4. 

Nintendo is not messing around. Switch is showing a lot of potential.


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Posted 14 June 2017 - 04:25 PM

Holy sh#t, they're making Metroid Prime 4. 


And a regular Pokémon game down the road. And the Switch version of FIFA and NBA 2K look on point. Same with Skyrim.
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