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Nintendo Switch

07-22-2017, 02:04 PM
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,140
Thanks! I didn't even upgrade from my PS3 as I moved to iOS gaming... I'm glad I bought the Switch literally as I stated for BOTW. I'm now tempted by Splatoon 2, Mario rabid or whatever, and Mario. Our baby is expected around October 28th which I believe is near the launch of Mario so I see my gaming paddles being hung up for a while.... not that I'm complaining as we are so excited.

I'm debating if I should get Splatoon 2 or Mario rabida whatever it's called or be real and just play BOTW!

I'm also torn as I saw the Layton game come out on iOS and thought geez... maybe that on iOS and BOTW on the Switch and I'll be set! On top of the other 40 games sitting on my iPhone and iPad waiting to be played... hahaha.... likely it'll be a long time before I'll get to play them...

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Originally Posted by OrangutanKungfu View Post
Congratulations on incoming little one! I'm not going to lie, my PS3 has been little more than a DVD player si8nce the birth of my first child nearly seven years ago - apart from the first three or four months or so, when I used to take her downstairs around 6am and play Fallout 3 or Bioshock while she slept on my chest (it was the only place she'd stop crying).
07-22-2017, 06:08 PM
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Originally Posted by imdakine1 View Post
Thanks! I didn't even upgrade from my PS3 as I moved to iOS gaming... I'm glad I bought the Switch literally as I stated for BOTW. I'm now tempted by Splatoon 2, Mario rabid or whatever, and Mario. Our baby is expected around October 28th which I believe is near the launch of Mario so I see my gaming paddles being hung up for a while.... not that I'm complaining as we are so excited.

I'm debating if I should get Splatoon 2 or Mario rabida whatever it's called or be real and just play BOTW!

I'm also torn as I saw the Layton game come out on iOS and thought geez... maybe that on iOS and BOTW on the Switch and I'll be set! On top of the other 40 games sitting on my iPhone and iPad waiting to be played... hahaha.... likely it'll be a long time before I'll get to play them...
You can still game some with a baby. I had a rocking chair glider when my daughters were babies and I would sit there and hold them while they slept and play PS2 games. Now toddlers are a different story. Sometimes I could get by with giving them an unplugged controller so they could pretend they were playing but that didn't always work. More often than not I was chasing them around the house making sure they didn't injure themselves.

07-23-2017, 08:47 PM
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 7,919
Just thought I'd chime in with my 2 worth about the Switch I just bought today.

FANTASTIC!

I played about two hours worth of BotW so far and that singular game is sooo worth the price of entry. I came in expecting a good experience from all I've been reading, but I am floored by just how free and seamless it really is.

I also bought Spla2n, however, my gf is currently involved with it, she seems to be enjoying it. I'll give it a go when she goes to bed.

The system itself seems very neat and uncluttered. Clean UI, coupled with quick as hell game updates and internet access make it leaps and bounds above the Wii U.

I see Sony and Microsoft needing to really step into the new generation of console gaming to even have a shred of a chance of drawing me away from the Big N.

It's great to be excitedly gaming with Nintendo again.
09-13-2017, 08:23 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 6,620
Doom is coming to Switch!
09-15-2017, 07:13 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 6,620
Nba 2K18 is on Switch right now! Full fledged console version too!
09-15-2017, 08:42 AM
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 978
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Originally Posted by Amenbrother View Post
Doom is coming to Switch!
I'm surprisingly really excited by this! The shine came off the FPS genre for me a long time ago, but the announcement of DOOM and Wolfenstein for the Switch have come at the right time. Got to say, I love the support from Bethesda.

I'm still just scratching the surface of Splatoon 2 at the moment, which is my main Switch game on the TV, but I love it (which might be why I'm willing to return to the FPS scene). Got through the first world, and then dipped my toes into the online multiplayer - and it's as great as everyone says, even for a total noob.

Out and about, I've been focusing on playing some of the 2D platformers. Finished Wonder Boy and Blaster Master Zero, which were both excellent yet different, so now I've gone back to Shovel Knight to play the Plague Knight campaign - again, I really like it.

Not fussed about NBA2K (basketball isn't my scene), but Fifa Switch is definitely on the cards. And I've preordered Super Mario Odyssey...

2017 GOTY nominations: SAO: Memory Defrag, Death Road to Canada, Spaceplan, Arkanoid vs Space Invaders
Switch ID: Krillin 5948-6652-1589
09-16-2017, 01:32 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 6,620
Man playing a full fledged console game on the Switch is kinda amazing! Its NBA 2K18 for me and I will def grab all of those Bethesda games they announced too.
09-23-2017, 02:01 PM
Steam World Dig 2 -two thumbs up!-

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