Nintendo is going to want a big line and a big party, so it’s almost guaranteed they’re going to have some systems to sell during the midnight launch, but that’s also going to be the most challenging line. If you feel like stopping by this week, however, you may be able to get a demo of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Nope, this is a game that’s all about that multiplayer, where you can play with up to eight players locally or online. It’s here the game feels most at home, and for the most part its every bit as good as the classic Bombermans that have proceeded it.
It looks great, it plays superbly and thanks to the unique functionality of the Nintendo Switch, not only can it be enjoyed at home or on the go, but also has multiplayer built into the console with the Joy-con.
Zelda is awesome, but this console does not come cheap let alone the add-ons and even games cost more…On the other hand the portability of full console game releases is at this time a unique thing within the video games marketplace. Playing a full scale Zelda title cruising on a King streetcar downtown T.O. is a crazily futuristic experience and I love it, having said that I must also say this console is in serious need of some more titles of a similar caliber to Zelda, and soon. But wait, here comes Mario Kart 8 Online…. (reaches for empty wallet)
I realize this is still early in the consoles life cycle but so far besides Zelda there is almost no reason to own one. No apps like Netflix, Youtube, or even a Web Browser and only a handful of games. If Zelda alone doesn’t sell you on the console you might as well wait.
This version includes improved graphics, new courses, new characters, and some clever new functions made to help out younger or less experienced players such as “smart steering.” The game also includes an online play mode and updated battle modes.
I’d like to start by saying that it’s not like anything else out there in the gaming world. Nintendo has once again paved the way with a unique and fun ideas and executes it well. For people that are worried by the Wii U like tablet…there are no left-over ghosts of the Wii U here. The entire console inside the tablet itself, which has a intensely powerful battery which gives you hours of gameplay on a high-definition screen. It’s very easy to set up the dock, which allows you to charge the tablet, but also play on a TV screen, just like any other console on the market. The beauty lies in being able to play a triple-A full console game on the TV, and then take it with you to bed, or out on the bus, or in the car etc. and still be able to continue your progress seamlessly. The Joycon Controllers are small and light, but very precise and provide excellent control. They’re unbelievably ergonomic and just feel right in your hands. They clip onto the sides of the tablet screen for off-screen play, but can easily be removed and used on their own for on-TV play.
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If you were lucky enough to snag one as a stocking filler over Xmas, here are the games you should be playing on your shiny new gaming machine. And make sure to check back for new additions to this regularly updated list.
Despite the swathes of changes to the Zelda template, Breath of the Wild still feels very much like a Zelda game. It’s more challenging than ever before, putting both your combat and puzzle-solving skills to the test, and every square inch of this ruined Hyrule aches to be explored. Take it from someone who’s played over 100 hours and still not finished it, there’s plenty to see and do in Breath of the Wild that makes this an absolutely essential purchase for every Switch owner.
There’s so much to like about Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers it is hard to know where to begin. From its engorged character roster (there are 19 combatants) to its excellent selection of game modes including a slick multiplayer suite, and onto its plethora of neat extras including new and improved graphics and sound options (you can switch between old and new), colour editor, replay system, beginner-friendly “Lite” control option and art-stuffed gallery mode, this classic versus fighter is better than ever on Nintendo Switch.
The “good” news is that there aren’t many games worth buying at the launch of the Switch. The one game everyone will be talking about, “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” is a true delight. It’s also $60.
Nintendo always brings amazing experience out of its own studios, and the Switch has already seen some of the best games of all time in its first year. Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, Splatoon 2, ARMS, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Fire Emblem Warriors, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and the astounding Super Mario Odyssey have all wowed us.
This is the cheapest Nintendo Switch bundle we’ve seen that comes with a game. In all honesty though, Sonic Forces forces is pretty average and the extra $20 is more than worth it for the likes of Zelda or Mario instead. If you’re buying a Switch bundle as a present, this could be one to avoid. Loyal Sonic fans on the other hand may want to take a look. Then buy Sonic Mania instead.
Not only is the look and feel similar to what exists right now for the Wii U, but the Switch Pro Controller is going to offer a bigger battery and has an NFC receiver baked in for Amiibo support. It’s also ready for motion controls as well, so this $69 controller will make a solid alternative when portable as well.
By now, you’ve probably already discovered that, to use your Switch connected to your TV set, you need the Dock, which is super inconvenient if you’re headed to Grandma’s house for the weekend. Instead of packing that big old Dock, plus the power supply, get TNP’s HDMI adapter. It’s got a USB-C cable to connect to your Switch, plus a USB-C port, a USB-A port, and and HDMI port so you can connect all of your needed travel peripherals, including a portable battery pack. It’s way more convenient to take this tiny adapter and a couple of cords than to try to fit your entire Switch TV set up in your bag.
A gentle farming role-playing game that begins with someone chucking in their corporate cubicle job to run away to the country and live off the land. Stardew Valley is unquestionably the best value indie game on Switch: a full farming year lasts 20 hours and you can continue playing it pretty much indefinitely. Beware: during quiet moments at work, you may find yourself hiding in the toilets in order to harvest virtual strawberries.
Nintendo’s online gaming service is currently free for a trial period, but will become a subscription service in 2018. The service will cost $20 per year in the US (about £15 or AU$30). Prices for other countries have yet to be announced. Nintendo says almost all of the games will need a paid service subscription to play online.
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Got a Switch? If so, you’ll need Super Mario Odyssey stat. Alongside Zelda, it’s one of the absolute best reasons to have the handheld. In fact, if you don’t have the Switch, we advise running out and buying one with both of those games right now. Go on, we’ll wait.
Your objective is as straightforward as they come: Land the right punches and combos to knockout your opponent, while also dodging their attacks to avoid defeat. At launch, the game had its limitations, but Nintendo has been releasing updates (including new characters) to bolster the feisty little scrapper.
But away from Breath of the Wild’s unique structure, it’s the puzzles themselves that make the game feel the most satisfying. While previous games rigidly allow for a single solution to each puzzle, BotW’s physics-based problem solving means that there are often multiple solutions to each challenge depending on how you combine your various skills.
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The bundles that were available when we checked didn’t seem to pack in quite as much bang for the buck. QVC is charging $550 for a package that includes a Switch console, a carrying bag, and “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.” The game sells for $59 on its own, and the bag appears to be nothing special, so shoppers are probably paying $100 to $150 more than they should overall.
No, you’re not mad. Combining golf with a 16-bit style RPG shouldn’t work. And yet, amazingly, it does. This is a charming sporting adventure that even non-sports fans will enjoy. At the very least, it should keep you busy until Nintendo inevitably lets Mario and Bowser bring the five-iron to the Nintendo Switch.
The Nintendo Switch officially went on sale this past March for $299.99. But it’s been difficult, if not impossible, for gamers to get their hands on the hot new console—especially at the regular price.
“The machine can be used both as a home console and handheld device so the higher price is understandable to some extent, but there aren’t really enough software titles to justify that start price,” he said.
No matter if we’re talking about Hatchimals or Amazon Echo smart speakers, whenever there’s a consumer craze and it’s nearly impossible to find an in-demand item in stores, opportunistic resellers pop up online eager to make a buck.
The second Dynasty Warriors-inspired collaboration between Tecmo Koei and Nintendo, Fire Emblem Warriors adds some key elements that make it a better game than its predecessor, Hyrule Warriors. From the weapons triangle to class-based powers and weaknesses to the ability to issue units combat orders right from the map, Fire Emblem’s core-franchise strategy elements make for a much more engaging action game. Here’s hoping it will get the same great post-launch support and flesh out the limited character roster to bring more of our favorites across. – Peer Schneider
Mechanically, the game works like the classics of the genre with lots of slow-paced obtuse puzzle solving and verb-list clicking. Even visually it’s very similar to the games that have influenced it.
For those of you hoping to play your Wii U version of Mario Kart 8 on Switch, we’re sorry to say you can’t. However, you can pick up Mario Kart 8 Deluxe when it launches in April and enjoy everything Mario Kart 8 has – including all DLC – alongside new characters, courses and a brand-new Battle Mode that’s like the classic arena-based balloon warfare found on past titles.
The Nintendo Switch is finally here and you know what that means; it is time for great games. Over the years, Nintendo has been making sure that your time is well spent with quality, innovative games that try to make you come up with witty solutions as well as enable you to make various discoveries. Nintendo also ensures that its games are handheld meaning you will be able to play anywhere with anyone.
Nintendo has delivered the definitive Mario Kart experience to Nintendo Switch. Combining the greatest Mario Kart ever in the form of MK8 with the versatility and dynamism of the Switch is a match made in heaven.