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Old Nov 8, 2019, 09:47 AM   #1261
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Wow, those screenshots are gorgeous. Almost like an xbone/ps4 game!
Nintendo has a knack for utilizing their hardware to the best of its ability, in combination with some amazing artwork/artstyle to get that visual quality.
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Old Nov 8, 2019, 11:13 AM   #1262
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Nintendo has a knack for utilizing their hardware to the best of its ability, in combination with some amazing artwork/artstyle to get that visual quality.
Yup, Nintendo's art direction is the best. Just played some Mario Galaxy with my kids last night, and I'm continually impressed by it. I've seen youtube videos of people playing it in emulators at 4k, and it scales amazing well too! Most Nintendo games do, really.
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Old Nov 8, 2019, 11:31 AM   #1263
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Yup, Nintendo's art direction is the best. Just played some Mario Galaxy with my kids last night, and I'm continually impressed by it. I've seen youtube videos of people playing it in emulators at 4k, and it scales amazing well too! Most Nintendo games do, really.
yeah theres a surprising level of detail with the Nintendo assets to begin with that you just don't see or notice on the consoles, but gets exposed once emulated at a higher resolution.
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Old Nov 13, 2019, 05:04 PM   #1264
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Any opinions on a Switch V1 vs a Switch V2? Black Friday is coming up and I think i'll be picking up a switch at this time...but the upcoming MK8 + Switch bundle is going to be bundled with the Switch v1 (its basically a recycled last years switch bundle).

I can't see it being any different to me one way or another, but I think I would prefer the better battery life and the more efficient/cooler running console docked.

It'll be a much easier decision if this was the theoretical Switch Pro vs a Switch V1 or V2.
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Old Nov 13, 2019, 05:34 PM   #1265
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If youre ever thinking about docking it(playing it on a tv) get OG switch. If not go with the new one.
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Old Nov 14, 2019, 07:29 AM   #1266
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Get the original switch, not the lite. That way if you get joycon drift you aren't totally ****ed and can replace them.
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Old Nov 14, 2019, 11:46 AM   #1267
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Any opinions on a Switch V1 vs a Switch V2? Black Friday is coming up and I think i'll be picking up a switch at this time...but the upcoming MK8 + Switch bundle is going to be bundled with the Switch v1 (its basically a recycled last years switch bundle).

I can't see it being any different to me one way or another, but I think I would prefer the better battery life and the more efficient/cooler running console docked.

It'll be a much easier decision if this was the theoretical Switch Pro vs a Switch V1 or V2.
Do they still sell the v1?
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Old Nov 14, 2019, 11:54 AM   #1268
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Do they still sell the v1?
As far as I know the standalone units have all been replaced with the V2, but it seems like the bundles still come with the v1 (or at least this upcoming MK8 bundle does....)
Aside from the bundle I think any v1 units that get sold are just leftover inventory (also seems to be higher priced for some reason....)
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Didnt they stop manufacturing V1s because of piracy? Id wager there are basically no new ones out there. Probably a few on the secondhand front.
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Personally I'd probably prefer trying to get a newer Switch (non-lite version) for the better battery life.

Unless you'll mainly be playing with it docked, then battery life wont really matter.
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Pokemon just about out for the pokemon fans.
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I'll probably just jump on the bundle and not think too hard about the v1 vs v2 switch revisions. Its going to be docked most of the time so im not going to benefit from any extra battery life. Plus I highly doubt i'll have any games with heavy graphics (that's what my PC will be for)

The switch is expensive so saving some cash in anyway helps more than extra battery life.

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Old Nov 15, 2019, 11:02 AM   #1273
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Anything to make money It started it up and its probably one of the best looking Pokemon games that I can remember and have played. I wont be getting into it soon because Im not in the mood for a grindy game. Going to dive into Luigis Mansion first.
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Picked up fire emblem a week back. Really enjoying it so far. Definitely surpassed my expectations.
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Old Nov 18, 2019, 09:02 AM   #1275
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My wife is loving the new Pokemon. I've never bothered with those games, but she can't stop playing it.
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My wife is loving the new Pokemon. I've never bothered with those games, but she can't stop playing it.
Its a good looking pokemon game too. I havent played it and probably wont just cause I dont think I am in the mood for the usual grind. My wife has been playing it and she just got to the salon where you can customize your character a bit She loves customization.
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