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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Wed Nov 10, 2021 12:59 
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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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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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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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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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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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Cruisin'blast in in nintendo's cybersale now... really lovely arcade racer by eugene jarvis himself....


wondering if i should double dip for pikmin.. have it on the wiiU... wbut never really played it that much..even thoguh i think i (should) love it

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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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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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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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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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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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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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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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Sir Taxalot wrote:
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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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
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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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 Post subject: Re: Nintendo Switch (formerly "NX")
PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2022 11:06 
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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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