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Pemalite said:
RolStoppable said:

You'll be surprised how much better than Wii U this system will sell.

How does that make the current games lineup "substantual" though?

 

A good game is a good game regardless of the budget. Some of these smaller titles look really good. I like the look of has been heroes.

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Pemalite said:
RolStoppable said:

You'll be surprised how much better than Wii U this system will sell.

How does that make the current games lineup "substantual" though?

curl's perception is wrong. He looks at this video as a weak lineup, hence his "unfortunately".

Also, the lineup almost exclusively consists of games scheduled for 2017 because Nintendo hasn't shown their full hand. People are too used to console reveals where games that are still years away get announced to distract from a weak year 1.



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Is that title with the boy and his dog confirmed. I thought there were issues with the developer and financing?

Of the titles shown most I wouldn't want, some I'd want on more powerful systems that will likely be cheaper too. Some I pretty much have already on wii u or something else and some I quite like the look of for a quick play but wouldn't want to pay much for.

I guess for me its still pretty much Mario Odyssey only. The issue for me is many of the Switch titles don't justify anywhere near their pricing. I'm happy to pay reasonable money for big amazing games on powerful hardware but low performance games on portable hardware is for me something I'm only prepared to pay small amounts of money for. That's what the competition are doing. Do I want to play Dragon Quest with poor graphics but the benefit of portability or do I want to play it with a decent controller and fantastic graphics and be limited to the portability of my house and garden only using Vita remote play? As you can imagine its ps4 for me. I also expect the ps4 version to be a lot cheaper too.



Thatīs nice, but it seems that thereīs a lot of games missing. I believe they opted to show only the most popular/known ones

hereīs a more complete list: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nintendo_Switch_games

A lot of quirky, colorful, unique looking games in there.. There will no doubt be plenty of duds, but that's true with any lineup, partiicularly near launch, and I think moreso than many other lineups, this has the potential to have a lot of sleeper hits and hidden gems.

This is really the perfect compliment to my XB One with this lineup, as it focuses on platformers, party games, oldschool/retro style, JRPs, adventure, puzzle, as well as indies. The only real overlap so far I see is Skyrim, but I'm fine with rebuying that game anyway, as It'd be cool to play it on the go, and I only got roughly 40% through before selling off my 360 version anyway.



RolStoppable said:
Pemalite said:

How does that make the current games lineup "substantual" though?

curl's perception is wrong. He looks at this video as a weak lineup, hence his "unfortunately".

Also, the lineup almost exclusively consists of games scheduled for 2017 because Nintendo hasn't shown their full hand. People are too used to console reveals where games that are still years away get announced to distract from a weak year 1.

Didn't think about this, but I think you're right. Switch's first year line-up has more games confirmed for first year than I can remember for many other consoles.  

If you're excited about this line-up now, you can expect Switch to keep getting these kinds of games throughout its lifespan. First party games, indies, JRPGs, and other mid-tier 3rd party games. Probably not many AAA Western games, though, so it won't be for everybody. 



It'll be awhile before I figure out how to do one of these. :P 

Hype looks really good.

zippy said:
Pemalite said:

How does that make the current games lineup "substantual" though?

A good game is a good game regardless of the budget. Some of these smaller titles look really good. I like the look of has been heroes.

Indies are no substitute for full fledged games, Wii U showed that.

Zelda, 3D Mario, and Splatoon 2 all in the first 9 months is impressive and all, but we could be looking at 2-3 month gaps with nothing but scraps, just like Wii U.



curl-6 said:
zippy said:

A good game is a good game regardless of the budget. Some of these smaller titles look really good. I like the look of has been heroes.

Indies are no substitute for full fledged games, Wii U showed that.

Zelda, 3D Mario, and Splatoon 2 all in the first 9 months is impressive and all, but we could be looking at 2-3 month gaps with nothing but scraps, just like Wii U.

Hmm, I don't know about that. One could argue that Indies fill holes that big publishers leave open because they concentrate on the same shit every day.

  • We didn't get a good Harvest Moon game recently, but we got the brilliant Stardew Valley.
  • We didn't get an F-Zero since GX/AX, but we got the briliant Fast Racing Neo.
  • We didn't get a Mega Man game, but we got... the... somehow Mighty .... .... ... ... ahh whatever.
  • We didn't get a good platformer from someone else than Nintendo, but we are going to get the brilliant Yooka-Layle.
  • We didn't get a new Metroid game (Federation Force shall be left outside of my point), but we got Axiom Verge, among some others.
  • We didn't get a good 2D Sonic game for like ages, but we got Freedom Planet.

There might be more examples.



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GoOnKid said:
curl-6 said:

Indies are no substitute for full fledged games, Wii U showed that.

Zelda, 3D Mario, and Splatoon 2 all in the first 9 months is impressive and all, but we could be looking at 2-3 month gaps with nothing but scraps, just like Wii U.

Hmm, I don't know about that. One could argue that Indies fill holes that big publishers leave open because they concentrate on the same shit every day.

  • We didn't get a good Harvest Moon game recently, but we got the brilliant Stardew Valley.
  • We didn't get an F-Zero since GX/AX, but we got the briliant Fast Racing Neo.
  • We didn't get a Mega Man game, but we got... the... somehow Mighty .... .... ... ... ahh whatever.
  • We didn't get a good platformer from someone else than Nintendo, but we are going to get the brilliant Yooka-Layle.
  • We didn't get a new Metroid game (Federation Force shall be left outside of my point), but we got Axiom Verge, among some others.
  • We didn't get a good 2D Sonic game for like ages, but we got Freedom Planet.

There might be more examples.

But Fast Racing Neo is nowhere near as good as an actual F-Zero, Axiom Verge is nowhere near as good as an actual Metroid, etc.

Those games are nice to have as side dishes, but they're not a substitute for a proper meal so to speak.