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    • principlecounts
    • By principlecounts 15th Jan 17, 4:35 PM
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    Nintendo Switch
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    • 15th Jan 17, 4:35 PM
    Nintendo Switch 15th Jan 17 at 4:35 PM
    Who's getting one?

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    • Fallen-Angel
    • By Fallen-Angel 12th Apr 17, 6:20 PM
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    IMHO its worth buying a switch even if only to play Breath of the wild .


    It is simply amazing
    Originally posted by AndyPix
    We love it so much we bought two

    I'm currently playing Zelda while my husband is playing Lego City

    Truly amazing device and this is coming from someone who wasn't even going to consider buying one until they dropped in price hahaha
    Mother to an 8 year old. Wife to an engineer.

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    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 13th Apr 17, 1:41 PM
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    Is the Switch version superior to that for the Wii U though ?
    Originally posted by p00hsticks

    I'm not sure as I haven't got a WiiU.
    And as Zelda is the last game to be released for it I would say its not worth buying one now.
    Running with scissors since 1978
    • motorguy
    • By motorguy 29th Apr 17, 2:43 PM
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    Bought a Nintendo Switch last night. Got Mario Cart and Zelda. Downloaded Snipperclips too.

    Pro Controller on order, and two of the steering wheel things, plus a glass screen protector.

    Very impressed so far.
    You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake.
    • Newusername1
    • By Newusername1 30th Apr 17, 10:10 PM
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    Very expensive.
    • motorguy
    • By motorguy 1st May 17, 9:12 AM
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    Very expensive.
    Originally posted by Newusername1
    Relative to what?

    Do any of the other two mainstream consoles offer such flexibility?

    Also, in reality even with just a five year lifespan - and these will have more than that - you're looking at £50 a year depreciation which is less than £1 a week.
    You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake.
    • Newusername1
    • By Newusername1 1st May 17, 11:40 AM
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    Just simply don't have the money upfront to buy it, then there's the game cost.
    • motorguy
    • By motorguy 2nd May 17, 8:59 PM
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    Just simply don't have the money upfront to buy it, then there's the game cost.
    Originally posted by Newusername1
    I take your point - in that context its a lot of money to shell out in one go.
    You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake.
    • robthomas88
    • By robthomas88 3rd May 17, 6:23 PM
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    So far it hasn't shown me anything that makes me want one. I really feel Nintendo had the chance to make up for past mistakes, but it feels like they're making all the same ones again.
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 3rd May 17, 6:46 PM
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    So far it hasn't shown me anything that makes me want one. I really feel Nintendo had the chance to make up for past mistakes, but it feels like they're making all the same ones again.
    Originally posted by robthomas88
    Like all consoles it needs good support from games developers. I wish they would stop making consoles and just focus on making games.
    • motorguy
    • By motorguy 9th May 17, 1:20 PM
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    So far it hasn't shown me anything that makes me want one. I really feel Nintendo had the chance to make up for past mistakes, but it feels like they're making all the same ones again.
    Originally posted by robthomas88
    We're loving ours. Well pleased with it.
    You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake.
    • FredG
    • By FredG 25th May 17, 3:14 PM
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    After being indecisive earlier in this thread I got one with Mario Kart and Zelda from the girlfriend for my birthday and it's awesome. Dead happy. Got a PS4 Pro too and it offers an entirely different and unique experience from Sony and MS's offerings. Loving it.
    • jpowell123
    • By jpowell123 8th Jun 17, 3:36 AM
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    on the go capability is the ultimate sell! Entertainment on planes is on a whole new level now after buying one!!!
    • fromtheshires
    • By fromtheshires 13th Sep 17, 9:47 PM
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    I purchased one last week along with mk8 and Zelda BOTW. Managed to get all three for £320. It has changed the way I play games. With my xb1 PS4 I need to dedicate time to it and have to skulk away to another room on my own. With the switch I can play whilst the oh is watching rubbish on the TV, take it to work and have mario kart races with colleagues. I've not even powered up the other two for a month yet I have played almost every day on my switch cos I can just grab a sneaky few mins here and there.

    I can play for 10 minutes up to when the battery dies and it powers on instantly and it always picks up where I popped it into sleep mode.

    This is my first handheld since my game boy colour and I'm loving it.
    Last edited by fromtheshires; 14-09-2017 at 11:13 AM.
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