1. tfocosta

    tfocosta GBAtemp Z-Warrior
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    Rumors, rumors, rumors... :mellow:

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    Let's wait and see. :rofl:
     
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  2. BvanBart

    BvanBart Gaming addict #2 and some
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    I really hope I can keep my docks... 4 off these guys cost a lot of money...
     
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  3. ital

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    This is going to be the Switch worth buying after the Beta test model of the OG. I'm expecting a DS to DSL level of leap in build quality.

    Suspect it will still be the same form factor so people can use old joycons/docks etc but with a larger screen/no bezel as well as the new upgraded cons which don't drift and actually have decent sticks.

    Most of the tech will be in the outboard box so don't expect a proper Switch Pro or anything, more like a Switch 1.5 or to be more accurate Switch 1.0 as the one that came to retail was so obviously a rushed proof of concept model.
     
  4. DinohScene

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    Vita's OLED says Hello!
     
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  5. BitMasterPlus

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    The "New" Ultra Mega Powerful Evolution Switch Plus Pro Giga "XL": "Limited Edition"

    Anything else?
     
  6. RichardTheKing

    RichardTheKing Really lovin' NFO style
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    If there's ever a "Switch Pro" released, I would not be interested until there's an entrypoint found for homebrew - that stuff's way too important to me to even consider losing. Local game saves, memory editing, game patching, FTPD - all four are crucial.

    Also there should be a home console only model, a la Switch Lite sacrificing the much-superior enhanced resolution and audio quality in favour of complete portability. A model that kills off the worthless portability, in order to bolster resolution and audio, would be ideal.
     
  7. Retroboy

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    problem with this is you do know they have already stated the end of the 3ds.

    another fan in denial, mario graphics wont change, but maybe that little brain of yours couldnt read the rest that was put.

    the hardware would mean devs can ports its current new titles rather than wait for nintendo to play catch up years later.

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    nintendo consoles always do well, does not mean its a fuckfest for old ports due to lacking hardware first time round.

    reason cube didnt get support is because theyre known as a kids toy, the market wasnt right for 3rd parties with it been littered with shit mario insert activity titles.

    fact still remails, switch is a port whore of titles they failed to get, if its to continue getting the promise of better 3rd party support it needs the hardware to run their new titles, why do you think its lacked support.

    but hey, like the fanboys hated when i said how poor the games will be on the siwtch, sit back and wait as i can bet you nintendo will soon be announcing a subpar last gen console.
     
  8. Clydefrosch

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    they've claimed this every year since the switch was released. every year, always before christmas.
    they're going to have to be right one of these years, but until then, it's always just kind if a bitch move to prevent a few holiday sales.

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    the n64, gamecube and wii u all didn't do that great and nintendo has always done best when they didn't vomit out a graphic whore of a console, see gameboy, ds, 3ds, wii and even now, the switch.
    nintendo can't really do anything in regards to third party. third party fucked nintendo on the 3ds and the wii u, not because the hardware wasn't good enough, but because even with being a released a year before microsoft and sony, they rather wanted to wait and see if sony and microsoft wouldn't do better, than release and sell systems. so they pulled back and cancelled already announced on wii u. which definitely didn't help the nintendo console sell. they did the same on the 3ds. then they vomited out thrice the support on sony and microsoft because nintendo didn't sell. what a surprise. and when nintendo turned things around on 3ds on its own, they finally came crawling back.

    this has never much to do with the hardware.
     
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  9. HarvHouHacker

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    Samsung with Nintendo? What a great partnership. :) I look forward to this Switch Pro; I have all the confidence in the world that it will be LEGEN-

    ...Wait for it...

    -DARY! :D
     
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  10. Retroboy

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    no thrid party fuck nintendo off because theyve been there and done that, its not worth blowing money to try port your current new titles over when it has little return for them.

    this is why the support they do get is cheaper last gen ports.

    hardware is always the problem, do you not think if nintendo wasnt been cheap and offered the hardware you could go out and buy said game when its new and fresh?

    well that been said, if nintendo started marketing towards the older market rather than focus on kids.

    the only way the come crawling back is as they claim, printing money, how can we make a cheap as possible console - inferior hardware - how can we brainwash the sheep - add bullshit gimmicks.

    i would love to see nintendo go back to the old days, when its console was the main one and superior console to have.

    i do not buy a console to replay/rebuy the same shit i already own or could buy (if im going to use the bs claim of not had option to play it yet, as we know fans will buy nintendo titles on the spot) cheaper.

    again nintendo are been lazy porting more cube zelda titles for the 3rd time now

    seems the only potential NEW title to come from nintendo is metroid and thats been done by a different sudio.

    but looking at the switch support - been redundant or old ports - if its to get a grip of the gaming market, the switch is not going to do this, it wont run anything new of this next gen and devs wont pay for another version to be made as it never sells.

    i just hope the next gen (been 3rd one in 1 gen) is an actual console to compete and offer next gen games - you know like the option to buy/play re7 on the go and not a crappy stream version, or the majority of the third party games it lacks always, yet ported a gen later.

    switch will replace the 3ds and become its portable console and a new console (hopefully not using the same shit design as the switch) to try compete and offer next gen games.
     
  11. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!
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    it's real fuckers
     
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  12. Dominator211

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    While this does seem very interesting, I just don't see Nintendo "Reinventing the wheel" in terms of the hardware, My gut is telling me it is going to use a higher clocked "Mariko" chip instead of anything new. While I and many other would love if it was a Tegra X2 or newer. I just don't see it happening. Thoughts?
     
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  13. pedro702

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    why would nintendo go to a market with older games to fight with sony and microsoft when they can get their own market wich is younger and continue to do its own thing and make millions?...

    what you say makes no sense at all.

    imagine the investor meetings,

    hey we are selling almost 80 million consoles targeting the audience we have now, so lets try and take sony/microsfot share and now next gen sell 30 million becuase why not.

    investors- ... nope just keep the audience you already have and continue to make billions.

    nintendo doesnt need to go for the other markets, they have their own and that is why they still exist to this day, let sony and microsoft kill each other and nintendo is just happy to make billions without going to war.

    you seem you want nintendo to target older games but nintendo is a brand recognized by everyone in the world to be safe brand for younger audience, they wont loose that and make an r rated mario game just because they wanted to be edgy, just wont work, they stick to what they know and will continue to be here for decades to come.
     
  14. linkinworm

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    people complaining abut the 720p screen spec still, if thats true its likely about battery life, oled will consume more power because most games are bright colourful games rather than being black, trying to power millions of leds waste more energy than powering a few, id rather they go microled backlight than oled
     
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  15. ZeroFX

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    720p on a small screen, is awesome, also helps juice the graphics a bit more.
     
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  16. Retroboy

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    what makes no sense is your comment of older games...... hello open your eyes the switch is a port whore and even nintendo cant be arsed, theyre porting cube/wii/wii u rather than make new.

    and its nothing to do with fighting sony and microsoft, its giving the fucking game the option to have new fresh thrid party titles when it comes out, not wait for nintendo to release a new console.

    it makes perfect sense if your able to not be a nintendo fan,

    i dont get how you dont see this, so what your actually saying is, nintendo should not give gamers the option to play the new fresh titles as theyre released, you must wait years for nintendo to do another console to then be able to play them?

    thats just fucking boring, buy a new console to play old games you already played and own and could buy for less.

    but there is one thing i do know, those who are devoted to nintendo will never see or admit or accept, they will counter with some crap taking it completely off topic.

    when its simple, you do not get the option to play majority of third party games when its new, unless they delay to dumb it down, the reason for this is because nintendo are cheap and refuse to provide the hardware.
     
  17. playstays_shun

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    Would 7.0” fit on current size tablet if you removed bezels and went close to edge to edge ?

    wondering if existing joycons would be compatible. People would be pissed if they weren’t but it’s Nintendo - anything can happen
     
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  18. WiiMiiSwitch

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    Who trusts Bloomberg?
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    im really proud of myself for not getting sucked into a v2 switch, or a lite (if I saw a really good local deal might be tempting since Im a handheld junkie), and still have my near-launch unit with a perfect Japan Display, screen.

    Also haven't modded it ( I dont really mod systems or consider it until they're EOL as a general rule of thumb), have mostly carts, and only a few digital games

    In other words I'm a prime candidate for this upgraded switch... *if* it's a worthy upgrade.

    Not sure how interested I'll be in 4k docked as a perk, since I only use my Switch docked really for Ring Fit Adventure for the past several years... the handheld performance would have to be bumped

    if handheld wise its just an OLED screen and size bump, not sure how compelling that would be for me. Battery life gains would also have to be substantial (and though v2 battery is an improvement, I personally didn't consider the numbers substantial to merit another $299 purchase)
     
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  20. m_babble

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    How many times have we heard this one?
     
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