Be Excellent To Each Other

And, you know, party on. Dude.

All times are UTC [ DST ]




Reply to topic  [ 1616 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 29, 30, 31, 32, 33
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 14:53 
SupaMod
User avatar
"Praisebot"

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 16180
Location: Parts unknown
Mario can have all my money after that. Brilliant!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:31 
User avatar
Participant in dramatic games

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 3977
Location: United Provinces
you guys alread playing Hades? https://www.nintendolife.com/reviews/switch-eshop/hades

and i have 3dmallstars now... especially mario 64 is looking better, always hated that inteligble text.. and amrio galaxy remains magic

_________________
XBL: Romanista WiiU: Romanista77 Gamecenter: Romanista345 3DS 0318 8943 6467
Steam: Romanista345 PSN: Romanista345 Switch: 5098 6135 1325

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 20:05 
User avatar
Participant in dramatic games

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 3977
Location: United Provinces
Herzog zwei now out..great tutorial made with Love

_________________
XBL: Romanista WiiU: Romanista77 Gamecenter: Romanista345 3DS 0318 8943 6467
Steam: Romanista345 PSN: Romanista345 Switch: 5098 6135 1325

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:20 
User avatar
Prince of Fops

Joined: 14th May, 2009
Posts: 3664
Bought Mario Party in the eshop "sale" as I thought would be a good time with the kids, only to discover we can't use our third pad. Each player needs their own Joy-Con. Didn't realise every game was bloody motion controlled.

Finding it very hard to convince myself that Mario Party is worth the £30 game + £60 extra joycons outlay.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:27 
User avatar
Excellent Member

Joined: 25th Jul, 2010
Posts: 11128
Huh, so some companies are now releasing games on the Switch but as streamed-only versions:

https://www.engadget.com/control-hitman ... 06591.html

I kind of thought a bigger deal would be made about this leading up to it, but it's just been sort of snuck out there.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 18:54 
User avatar
Participant in dramatic games

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 3977
Location: United Provinces
Findus Fop wrote:
Bought Mario Party in the eshop "sale" as I thought would be a good time with the kids, only to discover we can't use our third pad. Each player needs their own Joy-Con. Didn't realise every game was bloody motion controlled.

Finding it very hard to convince myself that Mario Party is worth the £30 game + £60 extra joycons outlay.


even worse, it doesn't work with the pro as well, even though that has motion controls..

_________________
XBL: Romanista WiiU: Romanista77 Gamecenter: Romanista345 3DS 0318 8943 6467
Steam: Romanista345 PSN: Romanista345 Switch: 5098 6135 1325

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 14:45 
User avatar
Prince of Fops

Joined: 14th May, 2009
Posts: 3664
I see Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath has dropped down to impulse-buy territory of £8.99.

Has anyone played it on Switch? I adored it on Xbox, but the PS Vita version I played was pretty ropey.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 17:57 
User avatar
Excellent Member

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 7809
Location: Cardiff
Whelp, I finally bought Mario + Rabbids after an eternity of mild temptations in repeat sales and gosh, it's pretty good! In fact after a few hours play I think I (whisper it) prefer it to XCOM. It's actually my first Mario game on the Switch too and wowsers, Mushroom Kingdom looks awful nice to run around in. For some reason it also looks fairly lush as a 1080p displayed on my 1440p with everything getting a sort of satisfyingly only-very-slightly-soft plasticine look. The main stumbling block on buying this was the Rabbids themselves, as I tend to loathe anything Minion style, but they actually translate well into this and there have been a few chucklesome moments thus far. The plot, such as it is, makes sense too.

Anyway, battles are brisk, fun and easy to restart if you realise you're going about things wrong. The jumpy-heady-movement mechanic is excellent and really opens up play, which probably has Firaxis mildly gnashing their teeth that they can't plausibly get hulking armoured resistance fighters in their game to jump on each others heads to flank snake-men and what-have. There's a nice exploration element too with light puzzling in order to pick up coins to upgrade weapons, and find hidden chests with bonus goodies. This works really well, as the puzzles fit seamlessly into the Mushroom Kingdom environment and you want to solve them just as part of exploration to see new vistas, to witness silly things going on and simply out of the simple joy of puzzle-solving. The fact that coins fly at you and chests open up is a happy bonus. Good lord, is this really a Ubisoft game where collecting things doesn't feel like gruelling treadmill work?

So yes. Mario + Rabbids is on sale today at £11 but the sale ends this very day, so if you're thinking of buying it I say snap it up now. It's good times.

_________________
"Peter you've lost the NEWS!"

Bored? Why not look at some pretty pictures on my photography blog? Here: http://petetakespictures.com

Come & See My Flickery Pics Here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nervouspete/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 19:36 
SupaMod
User avatar
"Praisebot"

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 16180
Location: Parts unknown
I agree with Pete.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 0:12 
User avatar
Paws for thought

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 16823
Location: Just Outside That London, England, Europe
Indee, I thunked it were great.

(I thought the donkey kong DLC were poo though)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 0:08 
User avatar
Excellent Member

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 7809
Location: Cardiff
My first Nintendo related Autumn sale. Titles that are tempting me are Fire Emblem Three, Civ 6 and Link's Awakening. I've ruled out Xenoblade as I suspect that it would take a horrific amount of time. Any thoughts as to which one you'd go for, Beexer's? Any titles grabbing your fancy?

_________________
"Peter you've lost the NEWS!"

Bored? Why not look at some pretty pictures on my photography blog? Here: http://petetakespictures.com

Come & See My Flickery Pics Here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nervouspete/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 0:42 
SupaMod
User avatar
"Praisebot"

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 16180
Location: Parts unknown
Links awakening every time for me.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 7:47 
User avatar
Prince of Fops

Joined: 14th May, 2009
Posts: 3664
Also xcom 2, incl war of the chosen, for £15. I already own it on pc and PS4, but having it on a handheld is unmissable IMO. So I've bought it again.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Sat Nov 28, 2020 16:44 
User avatar
Participant in dramatic games

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 3977
Location: United Provinces
Bought mr driller drilland at 50% off. Really nice arcade game for that price. Loved the demo

Have got fire emblem. Great game but after i stoped playing the first week, it feels like a barrier to continue.

Am wondering if i should buy links awake ing. Love the graphics style but not a real zelda fan

_________________
XBL: Romanista WiiU: Romanista77 Gamecenter: Romanista345 3DS 0318 8943 6467
Steam: Romanista345 PSN: Romanista345 Switch: 5098 6135 1325

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:24 
SupaMod
User avatar
"Praisebot"

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 16180
Location: Parts unknown
There's new Switch firmware inbound which makes it easier to transfer images and videos to a mobile.

Quote:
Users can now transfer screenshots and videos from Album to their smart devices.

Users can wirelessly connect their smart devices to Nintendo Switch to transfer the screenshots and videos saved within their Album.
For screenshots, users can transfer a maximum of 10 screenshots and 1 video capture at once.
*To connect, users must use their smart device to scan the QR Code displayed on the Nintendo Switch screen.
For more information, please refer to the Nintendo Support website.
*“QR Code” is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED.

A new Copy to a Computer via USB Connection feature was added under System Settings > Data Management > Manage Screenshots and Videos.

Users can use a USB cable to connect Nintendo Switch to their computers to copy the screenshots and videos saved under Album.
* A USB charging cable [model HAC-010] or a USB-IF certified USB cable that supports data transfer is required to connect to a computer.
For more information, please refer to the Nintendo Support website.
* Connection via the Nintendo Switch dock is not supported. Please connect the Nintendo Switch system directly to the computer.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:00 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 22283
Oh, handy!

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic  [ 1616 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 29, 30, 31, 32, 33

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search within this thread:
You are using the 'Ted' forum. Bill doesn't really exist any more. Bogus!
Want to help out with the hosting / advertising costs? That's very nice of you.
Are you on a mobile phone? Try http://beex.co.uk/m/
RIP, Owen.

Powered by a very Grim... version of phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.