Gaming Nintendo Switch

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Kirby got good reviews but as with most Kirby games it's meant to be really easy, and short.

It'll be the kind of game I grab sometime I trade a load of stuff in at CEX.
 

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If I was to mostly use the switch on the TV (partner already has switch lite), is there a benefit to getting the OLED version? I thought it was meant to be 4k but doesn't seem like that when I read the product description.
 

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If I was to mostly use the switch on the TV (partner already has switch lite), is there a benefit to getting the OLED version? I thought it was meant to be 4k but doesn't seem like that when I read the product description.
When they're docked they're both practically the same (1080p 60fps max). The OLED has a larger internal storage capacity but that can be extended with a micro SD anyway.
 

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If I was to mostly use the switch on the TV (partner already has switch lite), is there a benefit to getting the OLED version? I thought it was meant to be 4k but doesn't seem like that when I read the product description.
That 4k stuff was just speculation before they announced the OLED model.
 

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Great stuff guys thanks. Can you play wind waker and Mario sunshine on it yet?
 

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Mario Sunshine is on Super Mario 3D All-Stars, it is a limited edition (also includes Mario 64 and Mario Galaxy) that isn't produced any more and it isn't sold any more on the eshop but there are probably still new copies found (and of course the second-hand ones).

There is no news about Wind Waker on Switch
 

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Great stuff guys thanks. Can you play wind waker and Mario sunshine on it yet?
Sunshine is in the All Stars collection. No idea about wind waker.

feck all that though. Get Hollow Knight, Cuphead & Celeste.

Best three games I've played in a long long time.
 

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Whipped this out again over the weekend but there’s still absolutely feck all I want to play on it.
 

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Got Lego Star Wars as an Eid present on the switch as I find the Lego games enjoyable on the go and the graphics on earlier versions were fine but the hardware is really showing it's age with this version. Really poor graphics when you're playing it handheld.
 

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I was under the impression the developers of the Lego games never try hard to make/port the games for Switch because in their mind the Switch is for kids and kids don't care about graphics. They may be right about kids not caring about graphics but most of them also hate more loading times and may be more upset by crashes.
 

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I was under the impression the developers of the Lego games never try hard to make/port the games for Switch because in their mind the Switch is for kids and kids don't care about graphics. They may be right about kids not caring about graphics but most of them also hate more loading times and may be more upset by crashes.
The other ports are completely fine graphically when playing handheld. I think because this Lego game seems a big step up compared to the earlier ones it's struggling to cope completely on old hardware. I think updates should hopefully improve it though. I've read that it's better when playing on TV.
 

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The other ports are completely fine graphically when playing handheld. I think because this Lego game seems a big step up compared to the earlier ones it's struggling to cope completely on old hardware. I think updates should hopefully improve it though. I've read that it's better when playing on TV.
I believe the developers rewrote the game engine for this one, and it is a lot nicer graphically, so it's no surprise the Switch isn't the best platform to play it on. I'm going to wait for a Steam sale and pick it on for PC.

The best Lego game on the switch is still Lego City Undercover, I reckon. Most disappointing is Marvel Superheroes 2, and I must admit I've bought a couple in sales I've yet to play, despite these being some of my favourites to play a few years back, especially in multi-player with my wife and kids.

It'd be nice if they bundled up the now-defunct Lego Dimensions stuff and just made all the characters unlockable, because there was some really good stuff on that.
 

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Was thinking of replaying Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze but it's 50 pounds for an eight year old game I've already played on the Wii U. What gives?!

My Switch has really been gathering dust lately. Any exciting exclusives coming out this year?
 

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Was thinking of replaying Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze but it's 50 pounds for an eight year old game I've already played on the Wii U. What gives?!

My Switch has really been gathering dust lately. Any exciting exclusives coming out this year?
Not exclusives but Fall Guys has just come out on the Switch. And I just bought TMNT Shredder's Revenge which is good fun.
 

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Was thinking of replaying Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze but it's 50 pounds for an eight year old game I've already played on the Wii U. What gives?!

My Switch has really been gathering dust lately. Any exciting exclusives coming out this year?
Nintendo bell curve. One of those games that probably dropped to £30 or even £25 when it was released but the longer time goes on it creeps back up.

I imagine something similar will happen with Paper Mario.
 

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My Switch has really been gathering dust lately. Any exciting exclusives coming out this year?
Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Splatoon 3 and Pokémon Scarlet/Violet are the ones I want to play.

I really like a lot Pokémon Legends and may try later Fire Emblem Warriors : Three Hopes (a musou) if the story is as engaging than Three Houses.
 

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There was a Nintendo Direct for 3rd party games earlier today.

Big takeouts for me was the new Monkey Island game, Persona 3 & 4 Golden coming to the switch and a new Bomberman game.

 

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Must admit, I do prefer playing RPGs on the Switch than Xbox. If the price is the same, and there's no performance issues, I'll likely pick up P3+4 on Switch
 
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Was thinking of replaying Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze but it's 50 pounds for an eight year old game I've already played on the Wii U. What gives?!

My Switch has really been gathering dust lately. Any exciting exclusives coming out this year?
October is a huge month.

Mario + Rabbids 2 is out and Platinum just announced Bayonetta 3 will be releasing on the 28th of Oct as well.

splatoon 3 in September and Pokémon should be in November.