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Old 05-11-2017, 06:10 PM   #701
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Re: Nintendo Switch

About that...

Any clue when we can buy this thing?

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Mincraft: Switch Edition releases on the eShop on May 11 at 6:00 PM Pacific Time, or 1:00 AM UTC on May 12.
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Old 05-11-2017, 11:02 PM   #702
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You know I've never bothered with Minecraft. I don't really enjoy building things without directions and can't visualize things in 3 dimensional space. It's got to be super popular for good reason, though.
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Old 05-11-2017, 11:26 PM   #703
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Love the Mario skins, and the garden gnome, not a huge fan of the Mario map pack since you only get Mario music but no Mario sounds. Kept hoping to hear the trademark jump sound when I jumped. Also kind of annoying trying to relearn what all the blocks really are.

Left joy con definitely has problems for us. There anything to do about that? I thought they released a new version of the left joycon or a software upgrade to help?
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Old 05-12-2017, 02:06 AM   #704
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Left joy con definitely has problems for us. There anything to do about that? I thought they released a new version of the left joycon or a software upgrade to help?
I think the common solution to this was/is to send it to Nintendo and they would refurbish it by putting some foam(?) piece inside the controller (or send you back a new joycon).

I had some connectivity issues with the left joycon and almost sent it for refurbishing, but my issues stopped once I stopped playing BoTW for ~6 hours at a time. Haven't had any issues since.
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Old 05-12-2017, 04:29 AM   #705
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minecraft is great but you have to play the pc version

the portable and console editions are weak
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Old 05-12-2017, 08:37 AM   #706
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Yeah nintendos "fix" helps but doesn't solve the problem. I still think the joycons are meh and if you're playing on the tv the pro controller is a must.
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Old 05-12-2017, 09:09 AM   #707
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Has anyone played Blaster Master Zero on hard mode? I downloaded the free DLC but can't see where to select that mode to play. I have beaten the game once and there is a save file right before the last boss. I wonder if I had to download the DLC and then beat it before it would be accessible even though I already had beaten it.
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Old 05-12-2017, 10:20 AM   #708
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Yeah nintendos "fix" helps but doesn't solve the problem. I still think the joycons are meh and if you're playing on the tv the pro controller is a must.
Yeah, but if you want to play multiplayer you gotta drop at least $140 or whatever, and we're already at like $700 spent to be able to play Zelda this year.
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Old 05-12-2017, 11:23 AM   #709
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The prices are ridiculous but they can get away with it. I'm in Japan right now and they're so hard to get that every time there's a new batch you have to enter a raffle so that you can stand in line to buy one. Most western countries have stock but it's still selling like crazy.
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Old 05-17-2017, 04:48 PM   #710
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I'm Europe, and they seem fairly readily available. Seen them just lying in stores quite a few times.

I just can't justify the price. €330 for Switch + €70 for Pro controller, essentially just for Zelda is not worth it. As, for me, all I would buy atm is Zelda.
Anyway, I bought Zelda for the Wii U, and will probably wait a few years when it's cheaper and has more good games before I buy a Switch.
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Old 05-17-2017, 06:05 PM   #711
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Regarding the pro controller - I think many folks (including a few ITT) were surprised by how well the connected joycons (that come with the console) felt for 1-player Zelda. Assuming no connectivity issues with the left joycon of course.

I had every intention of getting a pro controller at launch but held out just to try out the joycons. Still ended up getting one but that was moreso influenced by multiplayer for Mariokart.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:00 PM   #712
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I much prefer the pro controller to the joycons but a) different strokes and b) since I had the pro controller early maybe I'd have gotten used to the joycons.
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