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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Alan » Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:30 am

So the lack of any touch input is really quite disappointing but other than that it’s still a great little game.
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Post by Medicine Man » Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:22 pm

More on the upcoming Labo vehicle kit...


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Post by Medicine Man » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:23 pm

Switch Online launching September 18th...

https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/

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Post by Medicine Man » Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:54 pm

The previously postponed Nintendo Direct will now take place tomorrow (13th) at 2300...


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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Raid » Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:21 am

Big ol' chunk of Switch news dropped in the Direct last night.

-New Animal Crossing game coming next year. Isabelle is a new playable character in Smash Brothers.
-New Super Mario Brothers U is being ported.
-Luigi's Mansion 3.
-Diablo 3 is coming in November.
-Katamari Damacy remaster releasing by the end of the year.
-Cities Skyline is coming, err, last night. It's out now.
-The Switch online service comes with NES games, as already announced, but alongside them there will be wireless NES joypads that attach like joycons.
-And, the one I'm actually most excited about, Final Fantasy is coming to the Switch. There's an HD port of Crystal Chronicles, the slightly odd Gamecube game that back in the day needed 4 GBAs for 4 player co-op, but also ports of VII, IX, X and X-2 HD, and 12 HD. They're coming in 2019.

I've been holding off on buying FF9 on the off chance it'd be coming to Switch, and it looks like I'm finally getting my wish. I do hope they bring the entire series over; they've already got the NES games as part of the online service, they could surely add the NES Final Fantasies to that easily, although it's the SNES ones that I'm most interested in.

Edit: Forgot to mention Civ VI is coming to the console in November. I think it had been leaked a few days ago, but it may be news to some.

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Post by DjchunKfunK » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:56 am

Really impressed with how diverse the software catalogue on the Switch is.

A few more bits I'd add, the Capcom Beat-em-up collection looks cool, although it's a shame Cadillac and Dinosaurs is not included. Also the boardgames coming to Switch are a really good fit.

Thought it was a really good Direct, much better than the one at E3.

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Post by Medicine Man » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:03 pm

Agreed a good showing from Nintendo. Still not enough to convince me to get a Switch, but still much better.


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Post by Medicine Man » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:30 pm

Also noticed some of the 'classic' Final Fantasy games coming to Switch and Xbox for that matter...



https://square-enix-games.com/news/disc ... al-fantasy

And of course its worth singling out the Switch Online exclusive £50 NES controllers for Switch...

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Pre-orders for Online subs go live on September 17th.

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Raid » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:10 pm

Medicine Man wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:30 pm
Also noticed some of the 'classic' Final Fantasy games coming to Switch and Xbox for that matter...
Raid wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:21 am
-And, the one I'm actually most excited about, Final Fantasy is coming to the Switch. There's an HD port of Crystal Chronicles, the slightly odd Gamecube game that back in the day needed 4 GBAs for 4 player co-op, but also ports of VII, IX, X and X-2 HD, and 12 HD. They're coming in 2019.
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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Medicine Man » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:41 pm

:oops:

In my defence it was the roman numerals that threw me.

Quickly changing the subject. Apparently in order to guarentee access to the NES titles included with Switch Online you have to connect at least once a week. Seems a bit odd. :?

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by DjchunKfunK » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:51 pm

Seems a bit Nintendo. You're cloud saves will also delete as soon as your sub lapses.

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Post by Raid » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:15 pm

Once a week seems pretty reasonable to me.

Deleting your cloud saves if your sub lapses does not.

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Medicine Man » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:57 pm

It's more the other way around for me, but it's all moot anyway as I haven't even got a Switch. :)

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Abs_McBain » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:43 pm

If anyone is curious to see the performance of NES games on the Switch, the MLG guy's did a video on it.

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Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Post by Medicine Man » Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:07 am

You have 180 days after your Online subscription lapses to re-up before you cloud saves are erased...
If a Nintendo Switch Online membership expires, users won't be able to access their Save Data Cloud backups

However, Nintendo will allow users who resubscribe within 180 days to access their previous Save Data Cloud backups.
https://uk.ign.com/articles/2018/09/25/ ... ion-lapses

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