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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 14:28 
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Can you use ethernet or powerlines for the Switch and see if there's any difference? I have my Wii U setup on wifi and it's fine.

Does the switch even do wired?


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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It does but you need to use an adaptor which I don't have and won't be buying... so in answer to your question Lonewolves, no. I can't test that.


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:14 
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Can't you just use a little bit of mobile data if you really must use your phone while gaming on the Switch?

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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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Sir Taxalot wrote:
Can't you just use a little bit of mobile data if you really must use your phone while gaming on the Switch?


Yeah, I could and do but after my phone was knocked off the Wifi, I needed to reset my router to get it back on which is a bit of a pain.


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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I found out this morning that games automatically update if needed when the Switch is in sleep mode. This is a good thing.


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 22:27 
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Sir Taxalot wrote:
Can't you just use a little bit of mobile data if you really must use your phone while gaming on the Switch?


or you could do it the other way around, using your smartphone as hotspot and see what the wifi does then..

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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 22:47 
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TheVision wrote:
Sir Taxalot wrote:
Can't you just use a little bit of mobile data if you really must use your phone while gaming on the Switch?


Yeah, I could and do but after my phone was knocked off the Wifi, I needed to reset my router to get it back on which is a bit of a pain.


That is a pain I agree. I suggest fucking around with the settings on the router until it either 1) works properly or 2) is broken. That's what I usually do. (I've had an issue with the router trying to use the same IP address for two devices, as Myp said. I also had an odd situation where everything went funny because I had just upgraded to a new iphone and had two devices called 'Kevins Phone' trying to connect.)

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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:31 
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My colleague brought his in for me to look at today. I have to say it's a nice bit of kit, and smaller than I expected, weirdly.

I can see myself picking one up when Super Mario Odyssey comes out.


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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Lonewolves wrote:
smaller than I expected, weirdly.

I think several of us have thought that so far.

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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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Ashens review of the Switch

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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 18:03 
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Pretty fair review of the system, there.

The dock is pretty awful. Nintendo need to offer a fix for that issue, or at least acknowledge the issue, and quickly.

I really miss the MiiVerse and Mii Plaza from the Wii U. The barebones menu on the Switch doesn't feel as friendly...


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:45 
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Is it a not-very-portable portable, or an underpowered home console?


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:59 
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Yeah it's obviously compromised at both functions. I'm waiting until they make a handheld only variant and a home console only variant.


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:00 
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But how are the 'early adopters'* using it? I haven't seen one in the wild yet, but, y'know Stoke.

*People with more money than sense.


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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Nintendo Direct demonstrates that HD Rumble can simulate the softness of boobs.

Well that's me buying one then.



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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:23 
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So apparently there were more copies of Zelda sold than there were Switch consoles:

https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/13/nin ... top-zelda/


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:43 
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Bamba wrote:
So apparently there were more copies of Zelda sold than there were Switch consoles:

https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/13/nin ... top-zelda/

Probably because it's the only game available ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 13:09 
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People eating cartridges, weirdos who like collecting sealed games, people ordering the game and the console but the console not shipping yet, people importing the game from the U.S., people who imported the console to the U.S.

Edit: it's still remarkable.


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