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Cerebralbore101 said:
curl-6 said:

Torna was designed as an expansion and it remained one; it is not its own game, and remakes are not new games either.

I stand by most of Switch's best first party content being recycled Wii U ports, and its actual exclusive lineup being subpar by Nintendo standards.

It's a Nintendo system so that's what I'll compare it against, and when set next to their other stronger efforts it falls short thus far.

Again though, it's a long way from done hopefully so by the end of its life it may have surpassed them all, but this is why I give it an 8/10 and not a 10/10 at this date.

If I were in your perspective, I'd say the Switch blows. I mean we're looking at the following for exclusives if we leave out remakes/ports/remasters and Torna...

2017
Super Mario Odyssey
Mario X Rabbids
Xenoblade 2
Splatoon 2

2018
Smash Ultimate
Mario Tennis Aces
Super Mario Party
Kirby Star Allies

2019
Poke'mon Sword/Shield
Luigi's Mansion 3
Astral Chain
Yoshi's Crafted World
Super Mario Maker 2
Fire Emblem Three Houses

2020
Animal Crossing
Age of Calamity
Origami King
51 Worldwide Classics


Luckily for me I don't see it that way. I think Torna, Let's Go, Link's Awakening, and Xenoblade Remake should all count for something.

In terms of exclusives I do feel the Switch is weak by Nintendo standards so far, especially as I'm not into most of the games listed.

Still, like I say, the third party support goes a long way to redeeming it, plus games like Mario Odyssey, Xenoblade 2, and Splatoon 2 are still excellent.

Last edited by curl-6 - on 05 March 2021

Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.