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Old 06-25-18, 05:53 PM
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Originally Posted by Adam Tyner
I felt much the same way on the Wii U. I got frustrated enough that I put Tropical Freeze on the shelf where it sat for something close to a full year. When I picked it up again, I unexpectedly breezed through the rest of it. Don't be afraid to buy banana juice and heart boosts, which does make the game a whole lot easier. Maybe go into a level for the first time thinking of it as more of a recon, and if there's a part where you're having a tough time, buy some power-ups.
I might have to do this. My son and I have this for the WiiU and we get through the first part easy and then just crap out.
It's a great game otherwise, but the way the difficulty ramps up is annoying.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

It definitely is a game that doesnít mess around. I mean itís got six worlds and if the second is hard already then damn.

It starts out relatively mild and then really just ramps up fast. It is a pretty fun game though and Iíve always liked DK. Personally I think Dixie is the best companion to have.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

I'm not finding it's horribly difficult, I'm just not enjoying it very much. There's something strangely generic about the title.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

I loved this game back then although I never got too far



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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

I'm looking forward to Octopath Traveler this Friday, but the way the characters intertwine... or don't... seems interesting.

https://kotaku.com/how-octopath-trav...rks-1827478495
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Originally Posted by fumanstan
I'm looking forward to Octopath Traveler this Friday, but the way the characters intertwine... or don't... seems interesting.

https://kotaku.com/how-octopath-trav...rks-1827478495
On the surface this is not my type of game, but I'm pretty excited for it too. I love the way it looks, and I'm really enjoying turn based combat in games these days so I think I'll definitely take the plunge. I think I'm also hungry for something big and meaty to get into for the next month or so.

Also, Lumines is so so good, and I love it, and I think everyone should get it.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Originally Posted by lopper
On the surface this is not my type of game, but I'm pretty excited for it too. I love the way it looks, and I'm really enjoying turn based combat in games these days so I think I'll definitely take the plunge. I think I'm also hungry for something big and meaty to get into for the next month or so.

Also, Lumines is so so good, and I love it, and I think everyone should get it.
There are local ads out there for stuff like this. I am looking forward to this game though.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Inti Creates is the new Capcom? This looks awesome!

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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

THAT's the kind of retro indie stuff I'm looking for! Sega Saturn-type, 32-bit era 2D. Nice.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

That looks outstanding!
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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Of course that would come out after I just bought Namco Museum just a couple months ago.
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Of course that would come out after I just bought Namco Museum just a couple months ago.
One of the biggest reasons I'm holding out on Hollow Knight.
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THAT's the kind of retro indie stuff I'm looking for! Sega Saturn-type, 32-bit era 2D. Nice.
Oh yeah? Have you seen this? By the same team behind Guardian Heroes comes out 7/31!!

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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Isn't that like a remade 3ds game? Or is it actually a sequel?
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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Of course that would come out after I just bought Namco Museum just a couple months ago.
... and just after I bought Pac Man CE 2 Plus. It's a really cool version, BTW. My son and I played co-op a lot on our recent flight.
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There are local ads out there for stuff like this. I am looking forward to this game though.
I was just in Tokyo and they're advertising Octopath like crazy there. I want it as well, but can wait for a Black Friday sale as I just picked up Xenogears 2 and Disgaea 5 Complete and those should keep me busy for a while.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Any of you Switchers play Fortnite? I got no friends on the Switch to run doubles/squads with.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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Isn't that like a remade 3ds game? Or is it actually a sequel?
Remade, now it runs at 60fps and the models are cleaned up.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

I'll take 'em all. Don't have a Switch yet but these will all be in the back of my mind, for sure.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Just bought a Switch, putting games on my wishlist for my birthday next month.

I got the Amazon Prime Day deal that included a 64GB microSD and $20 Nintendo Cash for free.

Any site that tracks deals on digital purchases?
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Cheapassgamer has a thread of Switch/3DS/Wii U deals that’s updated weekly.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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Any site that tracks deals on digital purchases?
You can set up deal alerts on Slickdeals to send you emails when new deals are posted.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

So I see Hori has a Joy Con out that has an actual D-Pad rather than just the directional buttons. Might get one since itís only $25.
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

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So I see Hori has a Joy Con out that has an actual D-Pad rather than just the directional buttons. Might get one since itís only $25.
You can't use it disconnected from the switch, and apparently there's a bug in it that drains your battery like crazy:

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/201...s_battery_life
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Re: Nintendo Switch: Building a New Generation of Hardware from Scratch

Has anyone else dove into Octopath Traveler? I finished up the last two Chapter 2 stories I had left at about 25 hours in. Now I'm working on grinding levels to get ready for the Chap 3's. Cyrus main.

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