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Offline Niloc

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Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« on: September 29, 2017, 01:04:39 PM »
Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now

They've got both the blue/red and grey versions, $299 w/ Prime shipping.

They've also still got pre-orders for the Mario Odyssey bundle (out October 27th) which comes with the game, 2 red controllers and a carrying case for the Switch. $379 for that one though, doesn't seem like a great deal (or any kind of deal at all) if they're tacking on $20 for a basic-looking case.

I'm very tempted to buy one, but I'm also planning to get Destiny 2 for PC when it comes out in October, and I figure that will take up all of my gaming time for a couple months at least. What I really should be doing is playing one of the games I've already got, but it's always the call of the new...

Also still concerned about the defects people are reporting in the Switch - bad internal antennas, docks that scratch the screen, warping and bending, etc.

The real deciding factor though, is that I just moved money from checking to savings, and I really hate moving it out of savings unless it's a major purchase (car/house) or an emergency. Not enough left in checking to buy both a Switch (plus at least 1 game) and make it until the next paycheck, so... for now, restraint. Feels like forever since I've bought any new video game crap though, still haven't bought in on the PS4 or XBONE, so the Switch is hard to resist.

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Re: Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2017, 02:16:26 PM »
i love my switch
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Re: Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2017, 12:29:55 PM »
i love my switch

I'm definitely planning to get one. I want to play Zelda if nothing else.

Amazingly enough they're still in stock on Amazon as of today. I suspect they'll go back to being hard to find by mid-November at the latest, with the holidays, but then plenty early next year.

Buying a new car this month so it's best for me to hold off for now, that and Destiny 2 on PC later this month - not much point in getting both that and the Switch at the same time when I only play one thing at a time.

Console + Zelda + screen protector + case/cover/skin of some kind + 128GB MicroSD card + Pro Controller + whatever other misc. accessories I'm forgetting = a decent chunk of change.



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Re: Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2017, 12:41:17 PM »
I don't really get the draw of the switch.  Someone please fill me in.
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Re: Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2017, 02:47:06 PM »
I don't really get the draw of the switch.  Someone please fill me in.

Just the new Nintendo console, that's about it. If you're not into Nintendo games there's no real draw in my opinion.

If you want to play the new Nintendo first-party games it's the only option. I'm interested because I skipped the Wii-U and want to play the new Zelda, as well as other titles in the future.

It's a hybrid portable/handheld and home console, so if you want to play it on a plane or whatever that's nice.

That's all, really. It's a Wii-U that isn't flopping, and the only Nintendo console other than the Wii-U that does high-def and HDMI. No where near as powerful as the PS4 or XBONE of course, and even less so compared to the PS4 Pro/XBONEX - but if you want to play the new Mario game, etc. this is the only way (well, other than emulation - there is already a Switch emulator out there, which apparently works and plays Zelda in higher resolutions if you have a beefy PC).

You can play the current Zelda on the Wii-U as well, but I never bought a Wii-U. Of course anything newer than that isn't going to be ported to the Wii-U.

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Re: Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2017, 10:49:51 AM »
I've seen the Switch in stores multiple times starting about 3 weeks after launch.. so they are out there.

I'll get one eventually but right now there's not enough on it to justify it for me. If you look at the Wii-U version of Zelda vs. Switch the difference isn't night and day but I don't even have time to get into the Wii-U version right now anyway.

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Re: Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2017, 02:51:04 PM »
I don't really get the draw of the switch.  Someone please fill me in.

Its nicely designed. Good for all ages and easy to have 2 players. Nice portability for work/school etc.

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Re: Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2017, 06:11:22 PM »
I really like my switch too. Zelda was excellent, Mario Kart and Splatoon 2 are both great.  And right now I am loving Mario + Rabbids kingdom battle.
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Re: Nintendo Switch in stock on Amazon right now
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2017, 01:16:20 PM »
Im not a fan of the sonic.. its ok .. but its just not what I was expecting.. it seems overly sped up for no reason.. I dont remember sonic being this "fast" of a game.. used to be able to take your time in the levels to find hidden stuff and now you really cant..

thinking about getting mario odyssey but the new COD is coming out soon so back to my xbox once it does.
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