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It's a bit of a hot take, but Gears of War: Tactics might be better than X-COM.

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Yes. Did you get War of the Chosen? If not, fix that and play it with WotC


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It's a bit of a hot take, but Gears of War: Tactics might be better than X-COM.

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Might look at that... The Jedi games look ok as well.

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Cruisin'blast in in nintendo's cybersale now... really lovely arcade racer by eugene jarvis himself....


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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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Yup, lots of good stuff in the Switch sale. Wish I could go for Dragon Quest XI, I thought the very generous demo to be rather excellent but unfortunately I have an almost rabid hatred of the smug, inescapable music so it's no go. I am wondering about Zelda: Age of Calamity. Anyone got that? Any good?

Was pondering some sort of Warriors game anyway, or a good racer too. Already got Mario Kart, natch, any suggestions? Think I'll try to limit myself to just the one purchase though this time, or a combo not more than £30ish.

Finally if anyone hasn't played it I can strongly recommend Valkyria Chronicles, which is just great and an absolute steal. Haven is also a lovely game and one that I fully enjoyed throughout its run time. It's almost like a little holiday, scooting about an alien planet. I really got wrapped up in the life of the couple living there. Bittersweet ending, mind.

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is £19.79 and is a must for anyone ever.

INSIDE, as if no one has every played that utterly amazing piece of brilliance, is a disgusting £1.79.

Also, Dusk is the only essential Switch game worth playing and it’s a shocking £15.

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Was pondering some sort of Warriors game anyway, or a good racer too. Already got Mario Kart, natch, any suggestions? Think I'll try to limit myself to just the one purchase though this time, or a combo not more than £30ish.
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Well as said, now playing cruis'n blast, that's a grewat arcade racer, enjoying hot shot racing too, which gives lots of notches to Virtua racing... I got horizon chase on the ps4, which with it's senna addition dlc really is nice.. (the developer is brazian and made a bit of a loveletter to ayrton senna), and virtua racing itself brings back lots o memories for me..

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Cruisin'blast in in nintendo's cybersale now... really lovely arcade racer by eugene jarvis himself....

Recently bigged up on GamesMaster, too.

Feels a bit odd to be saying that.

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Actual Hotwheels: Fun for young kids.

Hotwheels Unleashed on the Switch: Not fun for young kids, it's quite hard for them.

After first few quick plays, not recommended for adults either - it's not that much fun. Micromachines did small scale racing much better.

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Actual Hotwheels: Fun for young kids.

Hotwheels Unleashed on the Switch: Not fun for young kids, it's quite hard for them.

After first few quick plays, not recommended for adults either - it's not that much fun. Micromachines did small scale racing much better.


That is a shame, I fancied having a go at it..

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Some good sales at the moment. Valkyria Chronicles on sale yet again for a few quid. Also the quite fun Red Mars: REMASTERED is a mere £1.79. The immensely enjoyable Phoenix Wright's are half price, Lego City Undercover £12.49 (great fun but a bit laggy at times) and the completely bloody fantastic Fire Emblem: Three Houses is having a rare 33% off sale at £33.29. Fire Emblem is genuinely one of the best games I've ever played, so deffo get that folks. Myself I've picked up Red Mars and Grid Autosport, which is a bafflingly good-looking racer.

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Oh, forgot to add but the most excellent The Long Dark is on sale for a mere £9.17. It runs pretty well on the Switch with only load times being a bug-bear if you keep popping and out of houses a lot. Four of the five episodes are now out and there's hundreds of hours of chilly, wolf-fearing escapist fun within, so I can strongly, strongly recommend it.

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what a direct!

mii sports!
Mario Kart dlc! (a reason to buy nso+)
Mario strikers

gundam... , xenoblade, splatoon 3, advance wars, Kirby. some Japanese rpgs..

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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2022 1:40 
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Actual Hotwheels: Fun for young kids.

Hotwheels Unleashed on the Switch: Not fun for young kids, it's quite hard for them.

After first few quick plays, not recommended for adults either - it's not that much fun. Micromachines did small scale racing much better.


That is a shame, I fancied having a go at it..


It's got a bit better since I opened up some more tracks and also adjusted the difficulty level (I had it set as too easy, so I was able to blast ahead and stay clear) so now it feels more like actual racing. I still maintain it's not a game for young kids as the handling is hard and falling off the track is punishing... but it is getting a bit better.

It's also neat when you 'get' a car that the kids actually have in real life, like the cool shark-looking one.

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The bit in MiiTopia when you can give them all cocaine,and then they batter the fuck out of anything they see raised my eyebrows.

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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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Five years switch already... that was fast..

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Just git switch sports. Bowling record already 211..

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Switch Sports is great.

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It certainly is, Any one interested in a switch sport online bezzie action next week?

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For around 8 bucks, Hotshot Racing is a whole lot of fun. It's exciting!

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It certainly is, Any one interested in a switch sport online bezzie action next week?


Ooh, is it? How's local play? Can you handily play two play with just the two joy-cons? Might pick this up.

My current new addiction is Splatoon 2. I'm not as terrible as I expected. It's a pretty ace system, you can just try your darndest to paint everything and you'll often score more points and help more than those focused on playing it like a shooter.

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2 joy cons work fine for everything but football (you need 2 per player) and the two sword mode of Canberra..

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Good Job is a fun little puzzler. I really did the presentation style and the little touches of humour. The kids absolutely loved the chaos and destruction that they could wreak. Our 9 year old really enjoyed it, and our cheeky 5 year old was laughing so much as he was watching that little farts kept slipping out.

As I am playing it with 'complete the level' as my objective rather than any outright focus on the scores given for speed, lack of damage - or at the other end of the scale for shits and giggles - wanton destruction, I found that some of the longer levels in the third batch were a bit of a drag but maybe that's because I had ben playing it for a long stretch rather than a quick-ish blast.

In many ways, it feels a little bit like that Goose game.

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Had anyone played Neon White? It got pretty good reviews and seems like a stylish action blast. So does Severed Steel.

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So I bought Severed Steel - it's fast and a bit frantic. Reminds me a bit of Mirror's Edge but with far, far cooler gunplay and fighty action.

It's got that Doom style 'push-forward' gameplay and encourages you to run straight into battle, doing stunts like dives, slides and wall runs is key as you are invulnerable during these. It feels really good to chain some moves together and blast a bunch of enemies, but other times it feels a bit like I'm flailing around not really knowing what I'm doing, so I've tended to rely heavily on the 'dive and go into slow mo' move.

I imagine that watching someone really good playing it would be exciting and cool. Watching me play it would probably be confusing and messy.

I also bought:

bit trip runner Fun, cool presentation. Can be quite frustrating to mess up a run with a simple error, but it has that real 'just one more go' sense of being able to get a little bit further every time. I can see it's meant to be a bit rhythm-y but I haven't yet got into that groove. I'm not very good at it but I like it.

80s overdrive It's basically OutRun / Turbo OutRun but a little bit easier to begin with. I quite like it for a quick blast but I don't think it's one I will keep returning to time and again. Solid but unspectacular.

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80s overdrive It's basically OutRun / Turbo OutRun but a little bit easier to begin with. I quite like it for a quick blast but I don't think it's one I will keep returning to time and again. Solid but unspectacular.


At the time of writing the post above, I would not have expected to come back later and say that I am really digging 80s overdrive.

I really look forward to when I can jump on the Switch and have a quick blast. It's simple enough that I feel I'll be able to get really far, and compelling enough that I want to keep coming back to it. While I am not sure I'd score it particularly highly, I just really like it and am into it right now.

The map screen music is really stuck in my head at the moment too.

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Wave Race is coming to the Nintendo Switch online... I love Waverace!


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Hnngh, after winning all the races, 80s Overdrive has a
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surprise boss battle race that seems like it can only be beaten using a devious underhanded and challenging-to-execute strategy, that hasn't really been required in any of the other races, across a tediously long (but visually cool looking) course >:(


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I really enjoyed Waverace, I look forward to this. I think a fully modern updated version would be really neat but I don't think we'd be likely to see that.

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Sir Taxalot wrote:
Hnngh, after winning all the races, 80s Overdrive has a
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surprise boss battle race that seems like it can only be beaten using a devious underhanded and challenging-to-execute strategy, that hasn't really been required in any of the other races, across a tediously long (but visually cool looking) course >:(


It actually wasn't that hard in the end, but it was a tense race

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I just had to use the boost to get in front as soon as possible, and then just swerve around/block/obstruct/run the boss off the road without crashing myself. I did look at a forum post to get a tip though

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About half-way through "Sam & Max Save the World" and really enjoying it. Just as much charm as the original "Hit the Road", and Max remains delightfully psychotic.

I think my experience is suffering slightly due to the small screen size and poor speakers from my Lite but not enough to ruin it (and easily fixed by either plugging some headphones in and buying a magnifying glass, or buying a big boy Switch instead).


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Yeah.. i connected my donkey kongas to my switch


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Nice direct yesterday... Pikmin 4!

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