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Nintendo makes the Switch!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mr3urious, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    It's great to see all this promotion of Super Mario Run and the Switch among the mainstream media. If I had a credit card and a phone that could easily run SMR, I'd be all over it. :)

    It's really cool to see actual gameplay footage from BotW for the Switch, too. Looks more or less the same as the Wii U version, but framerates seem much better thanks to the extra power it packs, and the resolution looks a lot higher on the big screen, too. :)
     
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  2. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    Less than 2 weeks to go until the big Switch presentation on January 12th! This will be huge, I guarantee it! :) :) :)
     
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  3. mr3urious

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  4. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    IT'S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!!! (doo-doo-doooo-dooooooo, doo-doo-doot-doot-doooooo...)

    Just one day away now! :)

     
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  5. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    That was an amazing presentation for the most part! The big highlights in my book were Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. The latter especially, because it's a grand return to huge open-ended levels not seen since 64 and Sunshine, only they appear to be much grander in scope. And Mario in New York? Hopefully he'll get to visit Brooklyn! :)
     
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  6. Blue Frackle

    Blue Frackle Well-Known Member

    Yeah, there's no question the new Mario looks like it can be one of the greatest games ever.
     
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  7. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member


    ...Just, wow. Does this game look amazing, or what?
     
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  8. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    The Switch is selling like hotcakes to the point where the Japanese are lining up not to buy one, but to get a chance to win one in a lottery because they're so scarce. And I have a feeling with heavy-hitters like Super Mario Odyssey, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Fire Emblem Warriors, and a slew of others coming out this year, it's very plausible that it could surpass even the Wii in sales!

    Once I actually get a job, I'm definitely getting me a Switch! :)
     
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  9. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member

    I reeeeeally want a Switch. I hope I get one for my birthday this year. The 3 games I'm looking forward to the most are Mario Odyssey, ARMS (normally I don't play a lot of fighting games, but ARMS looks fun), and Sonic Mania. And I wanna play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, too. The gameplays I see of it on YouTube make it look really fun.

    Also, is the Switch backwards compatible with Wii U games? Because there are some Wii U games I want to play, but can't because I don't own a U.
     
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  10. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    No it is not. You'll have to wait and see what games will get upgraded ports for the Switch.
     
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  11. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member

    Bummer, I was hoping I could play Super Mario 3D World on the Switch. But then again, Odyssey will surely blow 3D World out of the water, so why would I need 3D World, anyway?
     
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  12. Blue Frackle

    Blue Frackle Well-Known Member

    Yes, Mario Odyssey looks like the greatest game of all-time, and imo puts Breath of the Wild to shame. I am lowkey very excited for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.
     
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  13. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member

    Here's some gameplay footage of Mario Odyssey. Still looks awesome as heck. (By now, I've probably watched the E3 trailer like 15 times, LOL)







     
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  14. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member


    ADSHHDHAGSKSJLSDADLAFKAGKDJAFTHISLOOKSSOAMAZINGOHMYGOD
     
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  15. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member

    I got a Switch for Christmas, and I've really been loving it so far. I only have three games for it at the time I am posting this (which are Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Sonic Mania), but they are very enjoyable games. I always say that quality beats quantity.

    And oh man, don't even get me started on how much I love Odyssey. I won't spoil anything because there are lots of great secrets and surprises, but if you have a Switch or are planning on getting one, it is a must own. Trust me, you will not be disappointed. It brings back memories of Mario 64 and Sunshine, but at the same time it's unlike any Mario game you've ever played.

    And Mania is great as well. If you like the classic Sonic games for the Genesis, you will love Mania. It has both reimagined classic zones like Green Hill and Chemical Plant, and new zones like Studiopolis and Mirage Saloon.

    BTW, I still have yet to try Breath of the Wild, but I've heard that's an amazing game as well, so I'll have to check it out.
     
  16. ConsummateVs

    ConsummateVs Well-Known Member

    So how come this thread kind of just... died?

    Anyway...

    YAAAAAY!!! Smash Bros. Ultimate!
     
  17. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

  18. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    Call me a pervert if you will, but I'm kinda mad they shrunk down Samus' breasts in the new Smash game. :shifty:
     
  19. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    The same was done to Snake's butt, but it's still an early build. We don't know if things will change in the final game.

    There was a promise that the Switch version of Dragon Quest XI (published by Nintendo) won't be censored in the West, so maybe Nintendo of America wasn't responsible for this like so many others are complaining about.

    https://www.dualshockers.com/dragon-quest-xi-no-censorship-yes-puff-puff/
     
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