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Nintendo Switch, the only console today making games which are games

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Makabb, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. Citizen Guest

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    IDK, I had wiiU and despite it having some very strong exclusives their amount just wasn't enough to justify buying a system. I loved pikmin 3, bayonetta and xenoblade chronicles X and had some fun with mario 3d world and kart. Other than that it just had no games. Did play botw because i'm too spoiled by pc gaming for 15 fps
     
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  2. oddech_wymarlych_swiatow Arcane

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    So you guyz admit that core of people interest is portability of third party AAA/indie titles?

    OK, so if it's main of reason of Switch still selling like hotcakes then no wonder Nintendo doesn't care anymore about decent amount of first party / exclusives - and that why I consider it worst NINTENDO console.

    It's basically Game Boy Advance 20 years later, thanks to that and because of day 1 emulation.

    At least we are getting SMT5 which will be obviously best geam of the decade.
     
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  3. SerratedBiz Arcane

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    No, and it takes quite a bit of mental gymnastics to reach that conclusion.

    The Switch actually follows in the footsteps of the (3)DS in having quite a few exclusives, including RPGs. Bravely Default 2, last Fire Emblem, Pokemanz, SMT (as you mentioned), Xenoblade Chronicles (including the Wii remaster of the first), to name a few. Your mileage in enjoying these games may vary but it doesn't change the fact that the exclusives are decent games and make the console worth buying.

    My experience with ports on the Switch so far actually amounts to a whole lot of "I should've just played it on the PC", since it suffers quite a bit from performance issues and downgrading (tried Phantom Doctrine and couldn't stomach its <30 fps uglyness).
     
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  4. Drakortha Arbiter

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    The switch can't output native 1080p to a TV screen even while docked. Feel the Nintendo power!
     
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  5. Nifft Batuff Liturgist

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    The (3)DS has many more exclusives specifically created for it (and not only from Nintendo), thanks maybe to its dual screen. So far most of Switch titles I could be interested in are already available on other platforms, and if those games have performance issues too...
     
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  6. GhostCow ワイフハンター Patron

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    The Switch has Fire Emblem and SMT. That's all it needs to justify its existence to me. What did the Wii U have that was worth a shit other than Tokyo Mirage Sessions? Nothing unless you're one of those fags that actually likes first party Nintendo games
     
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  7. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    I mean that's just me speaking. The system's portability is the main reason to have it. I'd say 90% of my time playing it is as handheld.

    The catalog though seems strong to me at least. I see a lot of Nintendo games and a lot of Switch-specific titles that are quite good even if they're not Nintendo-developed specifically.
     
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  8. oddech_wymarlych_swiatow Arcane

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    Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, Smash, Yoshi's Woolly World, Pikmin 3, Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, Captain Toad - are all of those games just faggotry to you?
     
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  9. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    "Raah! I want to start a fight about some random thing that nobody gives a shit about!"

    I don't sit there comparing the catalogue of every console out there, the Switch is worth it for me due to a combination of ports given my complete lack of consoles, the portability, the exclusives. For others you might also throw in party / kids friendly.
     
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  10. GhostCow ワイフハンター Patron

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    All of them except for the last one because I've never heard of it.
     
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    https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-04-12-nintendo-to-focus-more-on-original-ip


    Interesting...
    So I am guessing no more Donkey Kong games for awhile
    And I can finally abandon all hope for a F-Zero revival
     
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  12. TheSentinel Arcane

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    Will they finally make a good game?

    Only time will tell.
     
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  13. Drakortha Arbiter

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    They can start by going back on the open world, crafting, potion chugging shit design that Breath of the Wild was.
     
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  14. oddech_wymarlych_swiatow Arcane

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    https://www.pushsquare.com/news/202...gle_ps5_ps4_game_in_the_japanese_sales_charts

     
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  15. Abu Antar Prestigious Gentleman Tweet, tweet Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    What are you guys looking forward to in the future? For me, there are a few games that I have my eyes on.

    Dragon Quest III 2DHD
    Pokemon Legends: Arceus (Might as well get one game in the series)
    Project Triangle Strategy
    Shin Megami Tensei V
    The War of Genesis: Remnants of Gray

    I'm waiting on a sale for Monster Hunter 2, Mercenaries Blaze, and The Great Attorney Chronicles. I'm probably also getting the new Mario + Rabbids game if I ever see it on sale in the future.
     
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  16. TheSentinel Arcane

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    kinda odd to list DQ3 2dhd when there are no platforms announced
     
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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    They did say "home consoles". I'm assuming Switch is one of those.

    (Assumption is the mother of all fuck ups, I know.)
     
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  18. Sentifor Barely Literate

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    This is a legendary game developer that modern game developers should look up to. I recently played Nintendo Switch with a friend of mine, and I also read an interesting article about this console. I thought to buy it, but the news of the Steam Dec release made me think.
     
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  19. deuxhero Arcane

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    Famitsu's top 30 best selling titles are all Switch titles. This is the first time one console has dominated so since 1988, when the only two consoles with any sales were the Famicom and the largely forgotten Master System (Genesis launched later that year and GameBoy early the next). Famitsu only tracks physical sales though, so digital may be skewing it (and is why PC isn't on the list at all)
     
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  20. Jrpgfan Erudite

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    Playing the Zelda remake right now.

    Haven't been following the news lately and my switch gathered a bit of dust in the last couple months so idk much about new releases. I only found out about this Zelda game this week, I don't even know for how long it's been around(not that long I assume, judging by the price).
     
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  21. J1M Arcane

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    Sports Story because Golf Story was amazing.
    https://sidebargames.com/
     
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  22. Bohrain Liturgist Patron

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    No More Heroes 3 released on the 27th. Unless you are a Suda51 fanboy steer away from it. While combat itself is better than in the previous games (though still pales in comparison to something like DMC), the technical aspects of it are horrid as well as the level design. Game legitimately looks worse than the first game. Textures popping, jagged edges and shader settings make models look like plastic. Didn't notice overworld FPS drops myself, but I've heard it's frequent. I still haven't reached the second boss, but from what I've heard the later bosses don't even have proper levels before the boss, just rooms with spawning enemy waves.
     
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  23. SumDrunkGuy Arcane Shitposter

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    I'm happy to own one again. It's a solid system.

     
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  24. Endemic Arcane

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    Seems like your cat is happy about it too. ;)
     
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  25. SumDrunkGuy Arcane Shitposter

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    Yeah I'm sure they are looking forward to destroying it. They already have my ps4 half dead. That's why I got the 3 year protection plan.
     
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