Honestly, I found it pretty disappointing. Like... where are the interesting launch titles? Good, they have Zelda but other than that? The new Mario only at the end of the year, Splatoon 2 in summer (which as multiplayer only game isn't as interesting for many) and for the other more interesting titles like they didn't even have a date, which means that they will come out earliest end of the year. Many of what got shown probably only 2018.
It's like they haven't learned from their mistakes. You NEED a strong launch lineup and first year. But other than Zelda, the games they showed were nothing that makes a console interesting.
Skyrim is coming? Yeah, way too late, worse looking than on PS4 and XBO and most likely only later this year too. And the fact that EA only announced that they will bring FIFA tells everything. They obviously don't have much interest in it.
The gameplay showed that the power of the console is also clearly below the PS4 and XBO, which was to be expected since it's small and portable. Slightly better than the Wii U if it's even that. For people like me who wanna use it mainly as home console, that's pretty disappointing. And even with that they say 2-6hrs of battery life depending on the game... so you can be sure that more graphical intense games like Zelda or Xenoblade will be 2-3 hrs.
The first part with the hardware presentation was gimmicky asf. And the overall show was dry and as Nintendoesque as it could be. Well, at least that doesn't matter for the actual console but this is not how you sell stuff.
Price as expected. I really want a Nintendo system again but I was unsure before today's presentation... and I'm even more right now. If you want me to buy your system then show some awesome games that I can buy in the NEAR future and not earliest half a year later :s
so you need it for multiplayer and get 1 NES or SNES game every month... that's pretty weak compared to the competition, so I hope it will be cheaper.
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Something else they said was that the switch won't be region locked. With every other console they have made they have all been region locked. Another thing is that they will make it so that you could link your game cube to the switch and play things from that. I'm really happy about disgeae 5 being on the switch since I don't want to buy a ps4 since I don't like most of the games on it.
People can say shit about the switch all they want but all that truly matters is the games you would get over time.0
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A new Xenoblade, a new Square-Enix rpg, new Shin Megami Tensei game, multiple dragon quest games, Fire Emblem. That's a lot of great Japanese RPGs coming to Switch. JRPGs are my favorite games so I'm stoked for that. We don't know when releases will be but they claim to have over 80 games currently in development.
The presentation was very Japanese and you can tell they were trying to appeal to Japanese audiences. It wasn't like Sony or Microsoft who have very westernized styled presentations even though Sony is a Japanese company. I watched it live and a lot of people said they were cringing at a lot of the comedy. I grew up watching a lot of Tokyo Game Show presentations so I'm used to the quirky weirdness. I welcome that over the usual western styled presentations which are obsessed with making everything badass. The translating was horrid though.. I have no idea where they picked those guys up.
But even with the games I'm looking forward to, the event was a rollercoaster ride. You can tell they're pushing the same types of games that make their handhelds so damn popular. I was expecting a console Pokémon to round that off. The games they announced are the types that make Nintendo handhelds sell off the shelves. Is there anyone that buys a DS or 3DS for games other than 1st party titles, JRPGs, and adventure games? Let's be real here, Nintendo is never going to appeal Call of Duty audiences or people who are into genres like that. They have a niche audience and you can tell that this generation they're trying to appeal not only to that but to the casual market that made the original Wii one of the most successful consoles of all time. Maybe they'll hit that and maybe they won't but only time will tell.1