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Re: Nintendo NX

Post by powerarmour » Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:12 pm

NX is different, and different is Nintendo's best option:

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Re: Nintendo NX

Post by jpr » Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:30 pm

Nintendo Switch:

https://www.nintendo.co.jp/switch/index.html

https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2016/10/2 ... do-switch/

So, powered by a Tegra, let's see how this works out for game availability/porting :) :-k
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Re: Nintendo NX

Post by jpr » Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:18 pm

It does look great, the "portable" version is sexy, doesn't look like a cheap toy anymore - the whole thing looks very sophisticated - I could see myself using one outside, while the Wii U looked a bit embarrassing to say the least.

Let's see how it goes, as always it's the games that will make or break it :)
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Re: Nintendo Switch

Post by impar » Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:46 am

Greetings!
Nintendo: Switch trailer may not show “actual game footage”
Proof-of-concept gameplay was added over dummy units in post-production.

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Re: Nintendo Switch

Post by jpr » Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:12 pm



Seriously pondering getting a Switch just for Zelda :-k
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Re: Nintendo Switch

Post by jpr » Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:17 pm

Nintendo releases Switch specs*:
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/ninten ... 33519.html

*No mention of the concrete CPU/GPU models, nor memory size/type/config
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Re: Nintendo Switch

Post by thegrommit » Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:53 am

Price might be an issue for many, but I can see this being a big hit with kids who like to make things:

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/01/ ... oard-toys/
Nintendo has announced a new build-your-own-accessories line for the Switch console, dubbed Nintendo Labo. It will arrive on April 20 in the United States and Japan and April 27 in Europe.

Labo's two playsets, the $69.99 Variety Kit and the $79.99 Robot Kit, will come with marked cardboard sheets that must be punched and folded by players, along with connecting string, reflective stickers (for controller-sensing purposes), and other accessories. The foldable parts resemble everything from pianos to fishing rods, along with a full-body robot outfit. They accept both the Switch console and its Joy-Con controllers in various slots.
Wouldn't be surprised if a big community pops up around modding/customizing these things.
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Re: Nintendo Switch

Post by powerarmour » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:07 am

$69.99 for pieces of scored cardboard, I can't even...
Michael Pachter wrote:[The Wii] worked, they got lucky, [but] I don’t think they’re getting lucky with Wii U. I don’t think they suck. I just think that they really believe that, ‘If we’re still novel, everything we do will work’. This isn’t going to work. Hardcore gamers will buy them; hardcore Nintendo fanboys will buy it. They could put out a piece of cardboard and say that it’ll play Mario and they’ll buy it.
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Re: Nintendo Switch

Post by impar » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:09 am

Greetings!

Oh, come on! Its AWESOME! 8-[
Nintendo is making a bunch of weird DIY cardboard toys for the Switch and they’re awesome

https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/17/1690 ... lease-date
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Re: Nintendo Switch

Post by thegrommit » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:36 pm

powerarmour wrote:
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$69.99 for pieces of scored cardboard, I can't even...
... and a mini-game collection.
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