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Old 12-27-17, 04:43 PM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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Can you post any links? They are having a 20% off sale according to their home page, but I can't figure out how to search for anything without turning up marketplace stores.
The 20% off coupon works for the "marketplace sellers" also. I ordered a pair of the blue Joy Cons, and the order details lists "ProElectronics Distributing Inc." as "Shop Name." It took about 7-8 days for my order to arrive, but other then being a little slower than Amazon everything went great!

https://www.rakuten.com/shop/proelec...S-JoyCon-Blue/

https://www.rakuten.com/shop/proelec...ontroller-BLK/
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Old 12-27-17, 06:36 PM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Thanks for the info guys, I legit had no idea.
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Old 12-27-17, 08:52 PM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Originally Posted by EdTheRipper View Post
Thanks for the info guys, I legit had no idea.
If you do end up picking up an extra set of Joy Cons, then you might want to grab one of these, so you can charge all four at once.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MR6JD1M/ref=od_aui_detailpages00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
This is as good of a price as I have seen on the charger.
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Old 12-27-17, 09:53 PM
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I dunno, you might as well get the charging grip since you'll need one to emulate a full controller with the second set of joycons.

Man, they have us over a barrel with these accessories. I still can't believe they sell the blue and red straps separately.
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Old 12-27-17, 11:10 PM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

I must have been doing something wrong as Christmas Day was the first time we have played it and are still getting used to it. Thanks everyone.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

WHAT!?!? We're getting an Arcade Archives version of Double Dragon!?!?

https://www.thumbsticks.com/nintendo...2017-12272017/

Sad thing is when this game is played in co-op, it sloooooooows down.
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Old 12-28-17, 12:06 AM
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Dang thatíll be my third download in a week.
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Old 12-28-17, 12:30 AM
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Dang thatíll be my third download in a week.
Hoping my girlfriend got me Azure Striker Gunvolt for Christmas, still waiting on her gifts to arrive. I got a 75.00 giftcard from friends, so I've decided to spend it on a Wii U. Mainly because the original Wii eShop is being shut down, there are a number of games I want to secure before it's shut down for good.
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Old 12-28-17, 03:52 PM
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I finally broke down and bought a Pro Controller today with some Christmas money. I fully expect itíll now go on sale soon with my luck.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Best Buy has Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle on sale for $39.99 this week, so it's $31.99 with GCU.

Since I bought it on the 22nd, I'm taking my receipt back today and getting an adjustment.

I am really enjoying this game.
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Old 12-28-17, 04:03 PM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

It's also on sale for $41 in the Nintendo eStore for those who want a digital copy.
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I regret buying that game at full price only because of how often itís been on sale. Ah well I guess.
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Iím satisfied with the Pro Controller so far. Expensive but itís got a nice quality feel to it. Itís got just the right amount amount of heft where it feels sturdy and the buttons, joysticks, and D-pad all feel good.
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I thought about getting a Pro Controller, but as expensive as it is, I figured getting a second set of Joy Cons and a charging grip made more sense.

Maybe a Pro Controller will go on sale next Black Friday. :fc;
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Old 12-28-17, 08:30 PM
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I regret buying that game at full price only because of how often itís been on sale. Ah well I guess.
It may have Mario in it but it's still an Ubisoft game. The Nintendo brand is the only reason it hasn't been 20 bucks yet.
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It may have Mario in it but it's still an Ubisoft game. The Nintendo brand is the only reason it hasn't been 20 bucks yet.
Thatís why I thought it might not drop in price. I should have known with it being Ubisoft though.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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I thought about getting a Pro Controller, but as expensive as it is, I figured getting a second set of Joy Cons and a charging grip made more sense.

Maybe a Pro Controller will go on sale next Black Friday. :fc;
If it wasn't for the pro controller I would barely touch my Switch.
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Old 12-28-17, 09:00 PM
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Yeah, I'm not that extreme but the pro controller is my favorite gamepad of this generation and it makes aiming in Zelda a lot, lot easier.

I hope other hardware makers take note of the heft at the very least, the weight is perfect.

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Old 12-28-17, 09:39 PM
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The Switch is great as a handheld and I honestly don't mind the Joy Cons but I just figured it would be nice to have a more traditional controller for docked mode.
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Old 12-28-17, 09:40 PM
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I held off playing Zelda until I got a Pro Controller and am glad I did. So much better a playing experience for me.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

I got a Pro Controller a few months back and haven't even used it yet since i've mostly played the Switch in portable mode on the go.
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Old 12-29-17, 01:51 AM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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Iím satisfied with the Pro Controller so far. Expensive but itís got a nice quality feel to it. Itís got just the right amount amount of heft where it feels sturdy and the buttons, joysticks, and D-pad all feel good.
I love my pro controller, the entry price was steep but being able to properly throw a fireball in SF2 is heaven! However I am going to need that Hori joystick in May when the SF Collection releases.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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If it wasn't for the pro controller I would barely touch my Switch.
Really? That surprises me.
I hate holding the Joy Cons individually, but with the docking grip, they seem like a totally serviceable console controller to me (minus a D-pad).
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Really? That surprises me.
I hate holding the Joy Cons individually, but with the docking grip, they seem like a totally serviceable console controller to me (minus a D-pad).
Single joycon is perfectly fine for certain games (Strikers, Metal Slug) but even playing Mario Kart with a single joycon my hand starts to cramp. The grip dock is great, but I've hardly used it since getting a pro controller.
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I love the Pro Controller. It's expensive, but well worth the money IMO.
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