Nintendo Arms Direct Live Roundup

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    This thread will roundup all the info from today's Direct!

    Tune in here and check out the info below for all the live updates.

    >This intro is way too intense for limbs.
    > Did they seriously use rad in a sentence? STOP.
    > Arms fighters have weights and attributes
    > weight can influence blocks. If hits connect of similar weight they can be blocked. Otherwise they can be overpowered.
    > 7 different attributes. Fire, Electric, Wind, Ice, Stun, Explosion, and Blind.
    > Springman gets stronger with lower health and can use toaster arms, boomerang an tribolt. All utilize various attributes.
    > Mechanica has no stretchy arms, can hover and has high durability. Can use revolver arms that shoot, whammer which is a large hammer, and a homie, a homing missile arm. All of these can be combo'd.
    >Ninjara has quick speed and can warp. uses charkram to curve punches, buff for stronger punches and triblast for explosive damage.
    >Master Mummy cant be stunned and he restores health when guarding. Megaton arms are heavy and slow but hit super hard, retorcher is a fire cannon that can shoot 3 times and th pheonix which has devastating fire power.
    >New character Kid Cobra has high mobility and springy snake arms. Slamaamander wind whip, hydra 3 shot arm and freezing boomerang the coolerang.
    >showcasing modes now. Team fights which have friendly fire and team objectives, standard fights, v-ball which is essentially volleyball, hoops which is literally basketball , skillshot a target practice mode, 1 on 100 much like the smashbros mode to fight shadows, and arms training mode.
    > as you fight youll earn in game cash to buy new arms.
    >duplicate arms have higher attacks
    >ribbon girl can midair jump multiple times and can quick drop for fast attacks. uses sparky, a shock punch for stunning, popper for speed movement and slapamander for quick whip attacks.
    >min-min, a ramen girl. good dodge skills and heavy dragon hits. Dragon fires a lazer, megawatt hits hard with shock damage and the ramram hits with charge shots.
    >helix is basically flubber. Moves really strange and can charge to hit harder. Blorb inflicts blinding hits, ice dragon freezes, and guardian shield arm.
    >byte and barq are robot cop and dog friends. barqcan be used as a launch pad like rush from megaman and is distracting. Seekie fires seeking missiles, cracker does fire hits and bubb is a charge shot punch.
    >twintelle is a movie heroine using her pigtails to fight. She can slow down punches in midair. Chilla ice punches, parasol defense punches and thunderbird homing attack.
    >there are thousands of arm combos.
    >battle modes now
    >grand prix has you win 10 matches in a row to win the whole thing. can be played single or co-op
    >party match lets you fight online and has 10 system support with 2 players per system. Essentially a 20 player lobby.
    >ranked matches. 1on1 battles for online ranking.
    >local multiplayer can be done in local wireless mode with 2-8 systems.
    >arms will get free updates with new stages, players and more after launch! much like splatoon!
    >there will be three "global testpunches" which mean 3 free online demos like the splatoon testfires.

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    SPLATOON TIME!

    >An inkling just followed marie down a pipe.
    >This looks to be story content?
    > yes the game is showing off the new single player campaign! Rail grinds, new ultimates, platforming and way more make it look WAY more enticing than the original splatoon single player. fight against the octorians!
    >oh that was it :|
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    That concludes the broadcast. I'm actually pretty sold on Arms now,they showed off a lot of new content to excite me. And that splatoon single player? GIVE ME ALL OF IT!
     
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    Ribon girl will be a waifu for lot o'guys i feel
     
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    Not sure how I feel about Byte functionality and not sure about Cobra looks. I can see Twintelle being a smash character, considering she has regular arms.

    I like how they just woke up someday with arms and not just born that way. lol Now we need a psychic character.
     
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    the presentation was too epic..cant breathe now
     
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    ARMS... Splatooning it up again. Except it looks nowhere as fun as Splatoon.

    But hey, it's got testfires. I'll try it.
     
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    I was already sold on ARMS and Splatoon 2, but now I'm more sold-er.
    O'Haire should be a fighter in ARMS so I can kick his ass
     
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    All I cared about was Splatoon 2 and I loved what I saw. Ready to play... now I'll go back to download my Disgaea 5 demo.
     
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    Two games i'm not planning to buy. YAWN! *everyone fell asleep* O_O
     
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    I was extremely pleased with the direct, at first I thought they were going to have about 5 characters but they managed to fit 10 in, with more coming out eventually :)

    I will definitely be picking up the game eventually. (and when I somehow manage to make the motion controls work with the limited space I have.)
     
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    Can't wait for the test fires, ARMS looks like its really fun to play
     
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    Cannot wait for doujins of ARMS to be made.
     
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    another useless direct
     
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    So far i only have 3 games on switch and this is gonna be the next 2 major upcoming games besides Ultra street fighter 2? I would buy puyo puyo tetris if i wasn't so bad at it since is $30, but i did really want street fighter, but not for $40, another 30 Year anniversary ruined. :hateit:
     

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