Colour of the Switch

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Iamapirate, Oct 24, 2016.

  1. Iamapirate
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    Wish the blue was a darker blue, but it looks nice. Hopefully the console is all matte.
     
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    It'll probably be only black, save a few special editions. PlayStation and Xbox don't release in white anymore, nor various other colors ala N64/GameCube did. All the cool kids think black looks cooler than transparent green. Even Wii U only had black and white versions.
     
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    Isn't the new Xbox white?

    Anyway, since the Switch is already multi-coloured (Black and Gray) I think it's reasonable to assume it will come in more colours.
     
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    I think except the Retro one they do all look bad XD
     
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    I think the Switch dock is ugly & that is pretty typical of first-gen Nintendo hardware.
    So any colour they use is way back of the priority list to me. I'd much prefer redesigned hardware with more curvature and less 'squarevature'.

    With that said, in general I like console colours that stand out from the typical boring TV / Blu-Ray / DVD electronics.
    I'd much prefer bright yellow or pink and definitely prefer orange or white/beige above any of the typical 'male' blue/black/green/grey choices, which we have been so conditioned on they make me sick.

    I think that Nintendo chose 'boring' to appeal to most adults conditioned on 'boring' with that colour being the one that would be 'safest' to appeal to both males and females without creating too many notable aversions or divisions of opinion. In other words it is 'safe' and 'boring' for both sexes conditioned on boring, particularly adults who are all well down the path of colour-conditioning. Matte has finally returned which is well overdue. Don't get me started on gloss surfaces on so many electronics...just don't.
     
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    I like dthe blue there, the famucon need to be better designed to log nice :v I love every famicon special version of nintendo stuff XD
    zlda stuff is ok but I think they nee dto be les GOLD and ONLY GOLDD!!!!!11... majora's new3DS lost the opportunity to match the game a nice purple, gold have nothunf with majors :/ hyrulean version would be greath if was red and blue like the hylian shield ... why o put gold in everything? If triforce it's ok ... but green is a color tat match better the game, you can see by mostly of the apanese boxarts :v
     
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    I actually didn't notice the Gamecube themed one. Looks nice.

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    I think black is simply a good default colour, I don't think they made it black to appeal to anyone in particular.
     
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    Give me a Decepticon sticker and I'll take the Purple one!
     
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    Absolutely digging the Zelda one :creep:
     
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    That Zelda BOTW Looks nice!
     
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    Oh, Nintendo always so inclusive. If there is anything that is common to all people, no matter gender, race, nationality or political affiliation, is a final and definite death.
    So well done there choosing black, the color associated with death (only in western cultures cough cough) for your new inclusive shield tablet. /s
     
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    Well since blue is my favorite color I'm going to have to go with that one. Although I do enjoy the yellow version!
     
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    hat being said I want something retro inspired with wood like the Atari game center or silverly gold, the famicon and snes ones look best to me, i'd like joycons to have pink buttons like the original gameboy.
     
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    I kinda like the black one with orange accents. I like the red/black and blue/black too, and the SNES one.
    But I'll probably get one at launch, so I'll be stuck with the stock gray.
     
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    If I get a Switch, I want it in white. I specifically asked my wife for a White Wii U because I perfer my consoles in lighter colors.
     
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    I want white since my black Wii U looks filthy after a while, even the smudges are bad.
     
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    Better get a dust coloured one.
     
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    I like the Famicom-one (I think those colors look so good together). Aaaand I like the "Metallic Rose" one, just like my lovely DS lite :D