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Nintendo NES £49.99 [Nintendo Store] (pre-order)

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We all know about NES :) HURRY while stock last
We all know about NES :) HURRY while stock last
dariobudimir Avatar2d, 11h agoFound 2 days, 11 hours ago36 Comments
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Rob_1304
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Rob_1304
dbizal
Waste of money in my opinion. Just download some roms... it's the same thing.
They can be hacked to put custom roms and emulators on now
Have to admit this is the one thing that really piqued my interest in this system. No way would I want to be restricted to the paltry 30 included games, but it would be a really authentic, whilst modern TV friendly, way to enjoy the full NES library with the proper controller and everything.
Just hope it's easy enough to do. my initial concern is where you would actually store the extra roms as it doesn't have ports for sd or usb does it?
It has 512mb of internal storage which has room for the additional roms https://youtu.be/wG9YeTOS29w
wow, dep on how much space whatever pases for the software needs thats more than enough space for gamez. shame I not into nes really.
You can run SNES games on it too apparently, but then you're playing them with a gimped controller.

You can use a Wii Classic Controller on it. Great for SNES.
ST3123
Rob_1304
dbizal
Waste of money in my opinion. Just download some roms... it's the same thing.
They can be hacked to put custom roms and emulators on now
Have to admit this is the one thing that really piqued my interest in this system. No way would I want to be restricted to the paltry 30 included games, but it would be a really authentic, whilst modern TV friendly, way to enjoy the full NES library with the proper controller and everything.
Just hope it's easy enough to do. my initial concern is where you would actually store the extra roms as it doesn't have ports for sd or usb does it?

It can store the entire NES USA rom set on the included storage.
duke_nukem1
Back in stock, got 5 thanks
No you didn't, please don't troll - they limit it to one per customer.
Superman80
Its now a hunt for an official additional controller!
The extra controller hasn't been instock since the Nintendo Xmas calendar event in early December, crazy!!!!.
Back in stock, got 5 thanks
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Wii U Fast Racing Neo and all other 11 Selects games £16.98 delivered at Nintendo store with code

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£16.98 @ Nintendo Official UK Store
Use the £5 off code - WiiU5 The code can be used against other Wii U games on there. Edit - sorry didn't notice the £1.99 postage charge. £16.98 still a decent price.
Use the £5 off code - WiiU5 The code can be used against other Wii U games on there. Edit - sorry didn't notice the £1.99 postage charge. £16.98 still a decent price.
Jonnyblock Avatar3d, 6h agoFound 3 days, 6 hours ago13 Comments
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Best deal for a Wii U game has to go to Argos having Bayonetta 2 at £12.99...http://www.argos.co.uk/product/2453758
Not anymore its not :(

It was a fantastic deal while it lasted. I am sure it will come about again.
dr_spaceman
Best deal for a Wii U game has to go to Argos having Bayonetta 2 at £12.99...http://www.argos.co.uk/product/2453758

Not anymore its not :(
PGS
I find it really irritating when you go through the order process on a website and then find that the advertised prices aren't what you pay because of a delivery charge. Include delivery in the base price like those sites that offer 'free' delivery. I rarely order from Amazon now because of delivery charges.
Anyway heat given, still a reasonable deal even with the delivery charge.

Amazon and Nintendo are free delivery if you spend £20. Others like Zavvi you only have to spend at least £10 to qualify for free delivery. Base and Shopto are free delivery which is great if you don't plan to spend much or only want the one item.
I find it really irritating when you go through the order process on a website and then find that the advertised prices aren't what you pay because of a delivery charge. Include delivery in the base price like those sites that offer 'free' delivery. I rarely order from Amazon now because of delivery charges.

Anyway heat given, still a reasonable deal even with the delivery charge.
Star Fox Guard is £9.98 delivered. I think that's quite decent.
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Valentine's Day - 14% off Selected Nintendo Merchandise @ Nintendo store (Today only)

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Nintendo have a Valentine's promo on for today only from what i can gather from the site. Celebrate Valentine's Day with 14% off selected Nintendo merchandise. If you love Mario, Pokémon and The…
Nintendo have a Valentine's promo on for today only from what i can gather from the site. Celebrate Valentine's Day with 14% off selected Nintendo merchandise. If you love Mario, Pokémon and The…
loomingfruit Avatar1w, 3d agoFound 1 week, 3 days ago1 Comment
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Not much friendliness on here today it seems.

Hi, welcome to hukd loomingfruit and thanks for posting a ninty deal!
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Mario Sports Superstars 3DS with new Amiibo Card + free Gym Bag Pre-order £34.99 @ Nintendo

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£34.99 @ Nintendo Official UK Store
Released 10th march. Worth going through QUIDCO for cashback, as Nintendo always pay!
Released 10th march. Worth going through QUIDCO for cashback, as Nintendo always pay!
noahsdad Avatar2w, 2d agoFound 2 weeks, 2 days ago10 Comments
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Spidersmudge
jaypr
Will this run on a 2DS? All I hear is great things about them.
Yes 100%. If you look in the bottom right corner of the box art there's your confirmation.
You will need to buy a NFC reader though for a 2DS (if don't already have one) for the Amiibo Cards to be of any use.
Spidersmudge
All those cards look amazing. I'm really looking forward to the online capability of these sports. Horse Racing looks insanely fun! :)
Bonus of being able to play family members. Hopefully they made tennis more playable than their recent tennis efforts. The whole package looks amazing and typical Nintendo!
The cards do look amazing and Nintendo did this brilliant with Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer which is a brilliant game which kids get totally immersed into. However as I found out with that game it gets a bit annoying buying packs of random cards, getting duplicates, and the cost soon starts to stack up.
For those reasons only I am skipping this game. Buying random packs, blind bags for figures etc is one of my pet hates. I know is not just Nintendo, even Lego do it too, just hate it though.
EDIT: PS the many volumes (5 ?) of Animal Crossing cards also each had an optional Collectors Album book released, RRP £11 I think it was. I am prepared to bet my house on there also being Collectors Album books being released shortly for Mario Sports Superstars :)
I have a 3DSXL. And yes I agree. I'll get one pack to be left with one for each sport and leave it at that I think :)
Spidersmudge
jaypr
Will this run on a 2DS? All I hear is great things about them.
Yes 100%. If you look in the bottom right corner of the box art there's your confirmation.

You will need to buy a NFC reader though for a 2DS (if don't already have one) for the Amiibo Cards to be of any use.


Spidersmudge
All those cards look amazing. I'm really looking forward to the online capability of these sports. Horse Racing looks insanely fun! :)
Bonus of being able to play family members. Hopefully they made tennis more playable than their recent tennis efforts. The whole package looks amazing and typical Nintendo!

The cards do look amazing and Nintendo did this brilliant with Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer which is a brilliant game which kids get totally immersed into. However as I found out with that game it gets a bit annoying buying packs of random cards, getting duplicates, and the cost soon starts to stack up.

For those reasons only I am skipping this game. Buying random packs, blind bags for figures etc is one of my pet hates. I know is not just Nintendo, even Lego do it too, just hate it though.

EDIT: PS the many volumes (5 ?) of Animal Crossing cards also each had an optional Collectors Album book released, RRP £11 I think it was. I am prepared to bet my house on there also being Collectors Album books being released shortly for Mario Sports Superstars :)


Edited By: noahsdad on Feb 08, 2017 22:06
All those cards look amazing. I'm really looking forward to the online capability of these sports. Horse Racing looks insanely fun! :)
Bonus of being able to play family members. Hopefully they made tennis more playable than their recent tennis efforts. The whole package looks amazing and typical Nintendo!
jaypr
Will this run on a 2DS? All I hear is great things about them.
Yes 100%. If you look in the bottom right corner of the box art there's your confirmation.
Will this run on a 2DS? All I hear is great things about them.
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Pokemon go plus £34.99 @ Nintendo store U.K.

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£34.99 @ Nintendo Official UK Store
I'm not sure how this works but I know people have been looking for this. You can "pre-order" on the Nintendo website, hope it helps someone
I'm not sure how this works but I know people have been looking for this. You can "pre-order" on the Nintendo website, hope it helps someone
mazrientes Avatar3w, 1d agoFound 3 weeks, 1 day ago6 Comments
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I took sympathy and gave you heat :) Does seem to have been a bit of a short term craze like the loom bands though.
mazrientes
sorry guys.. : (


You better feel bad about this, this is terrible, I'm in pain now, I can't walk properly, I get anxiety whenever I see Pokemon merchandise, I'm claiming, for whiplash aswell when I saw the deal from the side of my view.
mazrientes
sorry guys.. : (
hey, its cool. Although you will be in my prayers tonight.
sorry guys.. : (
I pre ordered and guess what 3 months later still nothing. Nintendo are so terrible with stock I'm surprised they still have fans
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Neon Switch back in stock £279.99 @ Nintendo UK Store for launch (Payment on dispatch!)

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Yup yup will be downvoted - but this is only in stock for LAUNCH in places which take money upfront. Nintendo charge on dispatch - so go for it! UPDATE: A few people concerned if this is launch
Yup yup will be downvoted - but this is only in stock for LAUNCH in places which take money upfront. Nintendo charge on dispatch - so go for it! UPDATE: A few people concerned if this is launch
Raz Avatar3w, 2d agoFound 3 weeks, 2 days ago348 Comments
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Just got this :D

Dear Nintendo Fan,

Thank you for your recent pre-order through the Nintendo Official UK Store.

We are happy to inform you that your product(s) will be dispatched very soon, and as such payment will be charged to your chosen payment method.

If you paid for your order with PayPal, to avoid any delays in shipment please ensure that you have sufficient funds in your PayPal account to cover the price of your order.

Should you require any further assistance with this or anything else, you can contact us by:

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No mario kart 8 for launch :(
bernardsfingers
bonzobanana
bernardsfingers
bonzobanana
Jonstonep1
Having played a Switch at the preview tour I can say it's a nice handheld, leagues ahead of the Vita in performance.
In console form though nothing on show was any better than the Wii U and that was behind the curve 3 years ago.
Even though I like it I can't justify spending £280 on a handheld and I can't see enough people being willing to for the Switch to be a major success.
It is leagues ahead of the Vita in performance, at least 3x but you wouldn't know it by the majority of the games. Many are tiny simplistic games yet are expecting £40-50 per game. If I look at what I have for my Vita and look at Switch games apart from the wii u ports they look very dated tech wise. Many indie games which could easily be run on Vita, 3DS or even PSP, some even look DS level apart from resolution. Huge amount of filler titles on Switch that I wouldn't of thought would sell well.
The value of Vita is staggering compared to Switch, huge range of more ambitious games at fantastic prices. Bonus games on psn plus etc plus all your ps4 games played for free using remote play. That said the Vita is probably poor value compared to the value on android with a huge range of very competitively priced software that is performing above Vita nowadays for the most ambitious titles.
It's slightly unfair to criticise the range of games available on the Switch, which hasn't even been released yet, by comparing it to a console that came out 5 years ago. But you are clearly in love with your vita so it's understandable I guess, as you seem to spend as much time writing love letters about it as you do complaining about the expected limitations & poor performance of the Switch. But each to their own :p
Some really childish comments but then you could be 6 years old for all I know. There has been a lot of information about what is coming out for Switch this year and because most are small indie titles, wii u ports or old games that have been seen on other formats its not difficult to make a fair assessment of Switch games. Of course this wouldn't be the case if the Switch was getting a wide range of original exclusive titles which sadly it isn't, it's getting shovelware at premium prices.
OK dad! I'm just arguing that the 'staggering' value of the vita versus the switch would only be valid if you judged the vita based pre-launch, or waited 5 years to see where the Switch stands after a similar time frame. I guess it's pointless debating it really so whatevs, bruv!

That's not true at all because this thread is about those considering buying a Switch now. I will buy one myself I'm sure later on perhaps in a year or so depending on how it goes and what games it gets. Vita is pretty much end of life now anyway like wii u. It's in its death throes so to speak. Yes in many ways buying a Vita is better than Switch but perhaps better options are available a Windows device that gives you access to your steam library and a wider range of superior games or even an android or ios device where your collection of software will always be available on replacement portable devices too.
bonzobanana
bernardsfingers
bonzobanana
Jonstonep1
Having played a Switch at the preview tour I can say it's a nice handheld, leagues ahead of the Vita in performance.
In console form though nothing on show was any better than the Wii U and that was behind the curve 3 years ago.
Even though I like it I can't justify spending £280 on a handheld and I can't see enough people being willing to for the Switch to be a major success.
It is leagues ahead of the Vita in performance, at least 3x but you wouldn't know it by the majority of the games. Many are tiny simplistic games yet are expecting £40-50 per game. If I look at what I have for my Vita and look at Switch games apart from the wii u ports they look very dated tech wise. Many indie games which could easily be run on Vita, 3DS or even PSP, some even look DS level apart from resolution. Huge amount of filler titles on Switch that I wouldn't of thought would sell well.
The value of Vita is staggering compared to Switch, huge range of more ambitious games at fantastic prices. Bonus games on psn plus etc plus all your ps4 games played for free using remote play. That said the Vita is probably poor value compared to the value on android with a huge range of very competitively priced software that is performing above Vita nowadays for the most ambitious titles.
It's slightly unfair to criticise the range of games available on the Switch, which hasn't even been released yet, by comparing it to a console that came out 5 years ago. But you are clearly in love with your vita so it's understandable I guess, as you seem to spend as much time writing love letters about it as you do complaining about the expected limitations & poor performance of the Switch. But each to their own :p
Some really childish comments but then you could be 6 years old for all I know. There has been a lot of information about what is coming out for Switch this year and because most are small indie titles, wii u ports or old games that have been seen on other formats its not difficult to make a fair assessment of Switch games. Of course this wouldn't be the case if the Switch was getting a wide range of original exclusive titles which sadly it isn't, it's getting shovelware at premium prices.
OK dad! I'm just arguing that the 'staggering' value of the vita versus the switch would only be valid if you judged the vita based pre-launch, or waited 5 years to see where the Switch stands after a similar time frame. I guess it's pointless debating it really so whatevs, bruv!

Edited By: bernardsfingers on Feb 21, 2017 16:50
bernardsfingers
bonzobanana
Jonstonep1
Having played a Switch at the preview tour I can say it's a nice handheld, leagues ahead of the Vita in performance.
In console form though nothing on show was any better than the Wii U and that was behind the curve 3 years ago.
Even though I like it I can't justify spending £280 on a handheld and I can't see enough people being willing to for the Switch to be a major success.
It is leagues ahead of the Vita in performance, at least 3x but you wouldn't know it by the majority of the games. Many are tiny simplistic games yet are expecting £40-50 per game. If I look at what I have for my Vita and look at Switch games apart from the wii u ports they look very dated tech wise. Many indie games which could easily be run on Vita, 3DS or even PSP, some even look DS level apart from resolution. Huge amount of filler titles on Switch that I wouldn't of thought would sell well.
The value of Vita is staggering compared to Switch, huge range of more ambitious games at fantastic prices. Bonus games on psn plus etc plus all your ps4 games played for free using remote play. That said the Vita is probably poor value compared to the value on android with a huge range of very competitively priced software that is performing above Vita nowadays for the most ambitious titles.
It's slightly unfair to criticise the range of games available on the Switch, which hasn't even been released yet, by comparing it to a console that came out 5 years ago. But you are clearly in love with your vita so it's understandable I guess, as you seem to spend as much time writing love letters about it as you do complaining about the expected limitations & poor performance of the Switch. But each to their own :p

Some really childish comments but then you could be 6 years old for all I know. There has been a lot of information about what is coming out for Switch this year and because most are small indie titles, wii u ports or old games that have been seen on other formats its not difficult to make a fair assessment of Switch games. Of course this wouldn't be the case if the Switch was getting a wide range of original exclusive titles which sadly it isn't, it's getting shovelware at premium prices.
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Nintendo Switch (Grey) Console available to pre-order £ 279.99 @ Nintendo Official UK Store! HURRY!!!

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http://store.nintendo.co.uk/nintendo-switch-console/nintendo-switch-console-with-grey-joy-con/11396089.html? Ahhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!
http://store.nintendo.co.uk/nintendo-switch-console/nintendo-switch-console-with-grey-joy-con/11396089.html? Ahhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!
RavusXVI Avatar4w, 3h agoFound 4 weeks, 3 hours ago59 Comments
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dbizal
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dbizal
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dbizal
inb4 people buying PSVR Head sets for 350 but complain about a whole console for less.
Who are these people? Have you encountered any?
Quite a few actually. And there are loads on here... Just look at the PSVR threads and you will see.
So they've actually said that they bought a PS VR, but have also said that the Switch is overpriced? Did they also say that the PS VR wasn't overpriced?
Provide some examples please, burden of proof and all that.
Wow you really are hung up about my comment aren't you? lol.
Did you buy a PSVR or do you want one?
Not hung up no, I'm just sceptical of your claim, especially since you still haven't provided any examples.
I haven't bought a PS VR yet, I'm waiting for the price to come down.
It was a passing comment. I never expected that many people to agree with me to be honest.
VR is about as redundant as 3DTV. A waste of time and a fad... and an expensive one at that.
I'm not saying the switch will be amazing, but for someone like me who travels often it's a great thing for me being able to take my console on the go with me (If I don't take my Vita or 3DS that is). Plus I am slightly biased as a Nintendo fan.
It's funny though because after the WiiU I said I would never buy a Nintendo Home console again...


i agree as i had the psvr for a day and sent it back for a refund, fun for 5 mins then got boring and made me feel ill after an hour. Got my refund so i will be buying the switch, pro controller and the official screen protector for the same price as the PSVR.
kingbeanio
Topcashback did not track oO - been 2 days now, anyone else?

You're charged upon delivery or 10 days before, no? Could be why
Topcashback did not track oO - been 2 days now, anyone else?
dbizal
copperspock
dbizal
copperspock
dbizal
copperspock
dbizal
inb4 people buying PSVR Head sets for 350 but complain about a whole console for less.
Who are these people? Have you encountered any?
Quite a few actually. And there are loads on here... Just look at the PSVR threads and you will see.
So they've actually said that they bought a PS VR, but have also said that the Switch is overpriced? Did they also say that the PS VR wasn't overpriced?
Provide some examples please, burden of proof and all that.
Wow you really are hung up about my comment aren't you? lol.
Did you buy a PSVR or do you want one?
Not hung up no, I'm just sceptical of your claim, especially since you still haven't provided any examples.
I haven't bought a PS VR yet, I'm waiting for the price to come down.
It was a passing comment. I never expected that many people to agree with me to be honest.
VR is about as redundant as 3DTV. A waste of time and a fad... and an expensive one at that.
I'm not saying the switch will be amazing, but for someone like me who travels often it's a great thing for me being able to take my console on the go with me (If I don't take my Vita or 3DS that is). Plus I am slightly biased as a Nintendo fan.
It's funny though because after the WiiU I said I would never buy a Nintendo Home console again...

I've tried VR and seen its potential (at least for certain genres and mediums) so we'll have to agree to disagree I guess :).
I'd mainly want the Switch for travel purposes myself; I love my Vita but for some games I don't think the screen is quite big enough.
I want Nintendo to do well with it, I want them to make the right decisions, but it's like they're trying to sabotage themselves sometimes.
copperspock
dbizal
copperspock
dbizal
copperspock
dbizal
inb4 people buying PSVR Head sets for 350 but complain about a whole console for less.
Who are these people? Have you encountered any?
Quite a few actually. And there are loads on here... Just look at the PSVR threads and you will see.
So they've actually said that they bought a PS VR, but have also said that the Switch is overpriced? Did they also say that the PS VR wasn't overpriced?
Provide some examples please, burden of proof and all that.
Wow you really are hung up about my comment aren't you? lol.
Did you buy a PSVR or do you want one?
Not hung up no, I'm just sceptical of your claim, especially since you still haven't provided any examples.
I haven't bought a PS VR yet, I'm waiting for the price to come down.

It was a passing comment. I never expected that many people to agree with me to be honest.

VR is about as redundant as 3DTV. A waste of time and a fad... and an expensive one at that.

I'm not saying the switch will be amazing, but for someone like me who travels often it's a great thing for me being able to take my console on the go with me (If I don't take my Vita or 3DS that is). Plus I am slightly biased as a Nintendo fan.
It's funny though because after the WiiU I said I would never buy a Nintendo Home console again...
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NES Classic Mini console £49.99 @ store.nintendo.co.uk

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Back in stock!
Back in stock!
kingkongminesh Avatar4w, 14h agoFound 4 weeks, 14 hours ago16 Comments
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There was also stock at Very, today but never got the email alert
Or whack them on the Switch when it comes out.
Having read the comments I can agree that with a pi or pi3 you can have everything from Atari and Commodore to SNES, Megadrive, arcade machines, Neo Geo and PS1 games all emulated perfectly using retropie and emulationstation and attract mode front ends. If you are looking to game in a major way that's the most effective and rewarding way, however, with the mini nes I think you're buying into the heritage and acknowledging the cult status of the console and how it symbolises an era in gaming. It may not be the most economical purchase in comparison to a pi and thousands of games, but it definitely is a nice piece of memorobilia for a gamer and at £50 for 30 games, most of which are classics, you can't really go wrong. Plus all that and it's cheaper than Zelda on the Switch!!! When they bring out the SNES version I am buying two!!!

Edited By: Shoobz on Jan 27, 2017 12:31: spelling
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I checked here 2 days ago.
I managed to get one at game in store before Christmas for my brothers son.
I want one myself but tbh Nintendo are taking the p**s with this. Might just buy an original on eBay, not sure I want to suport this console by Nintendo who are this incompetent.
Don't see this crap from Xbox or PlayStation and I'm pretty sure demand is way higher.
You could set up a full Retropie setup for pretty much the same cost if you wanted. I did it recently.

http://www.hotukdeals.com/misc/bought-a-raspberry-pi-installed-retropie-discussion-thread-2603870
Or just dust off that old Wii and homebrew it and get a better wiimote connecting snes controller


​Or an android tv box for about £30 and emulate it with everything under the sun, and added bonus of Kodi.
Honestly guys it's not worth the money, I sold mine to Cex a few days after getting it, 5 games worth playing on it, controls are very sensitive, buy a WII and remote and download from store.
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pokemon 2ds sun and moon limited edition consoles £89.99 back in stock at nintendo

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Been checking since before Xmas for Nintendo to get these back in...so be quick
Been checking since before Xmas for Nintendo to get these back in...so be quick
victoriae78 Avatar1m, 5h agoFound 1 month, 5 hours ago16 Comments
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I find the 2ds much more comfortable. The original 3ds, XL and 'new' 3ds XL have all given me cramp.
its oos
noahsdad
Had to vote cold, sorry.
1. Tiny screen.
2. Smaller battery.
3. Poor and uncomfortable game controls.
4. No 3D (Some seem to consider it a plus point) but that is pointless, as is an 'option' with parental controls on other units anyway.
5. Lack of flexibility to angle screens appropriately, ruins a lot of 3DS games.
6. Does not close, leaving screens exposed.
7. General poor overall design and overly unnecessary large size.
8. Old tech.
9. Very low future resale value.
10. Relatively expensive for what it is.

What a tiresome little troll you are.
B45H3R
noahsdad
Had to vote cold, sorry.
1. Tiny screen.
2. Smaller battery.
3. Poor and uncomfortable game controls.
4. No 3D (Some seem to consider it a plus point) but that is pointless, as is an 'option' with parental controls on other units anyway.
5. Lack of flexibility to angle screens appropriately, ruins a lot of 3DS games.
6. Does not close, leaving screens exposed.
7. General poor overall design and overly unnecessary large size.
8. Old tech.
9. Very low future resale value.
10. Relatively expensive for what it is.
What are you comparing this to? The "new" 3DS and 3DS XL? If anything it should be compared to the original 3DS and holds up well compared to that. I own the original 3DS, 3DS XL and the 2DS - don't have the "new" models as they don't offer a good enough reason for me to personally upgrade.
A lot of what you've stated is just your opinion and everyone will feel different about which version they'd prefer. Out of my 3DS/2DS consoles I use the XL the most with the 2DS only slightly less as I like the bigger screens. I use the 3DS the least as it's the least comfortable for me. My favourite form factor is the 2DS as for me it's the most comfortable to hold.
Now as I said you should compare the 2DS with the original 3DS and this is my take on the points you have listed:
1.Screen size is exactly the same as the original 3DS
2.Almost exactly same battery life as the original 3DS. Maybe a little better if anything.
3.Comfortable to hold and I get less cramp using this form factor whilst gaming.
4.Agreed that there's no 3D but you know how many times I've used the 3D function? For all of probably 5 minutes since I've had these consoles as it's not for me. Strains my eyes so I don't count this as a negative.
5.Flexibility to angle the screens? When using the clamshell models I generally always have them open at the same angle all the time. I can see it affecting gaming if using the 3D function but like I said I never use that. I look head on at the console so I don't see how this is a negative for the 2DS.
6.Yes it's not a clamshell so it doesn't close. This affects portability but arguably makes it more durable as there's no hinges to wear out. I also have screen protectors on all my models so the screens are adequately protected from scratches.
7.Again that's your opinion. In my opinion I like the form factor and the only negative for me as I've mentioned is the portability.
8.I can agree with you about this as the 3DS came out in 2011.
9.That's subjective. I've seen limited edition consoles go for crazy money on occassions. Yes the standard 2DS might not offer much of a resale value but I rarely sell my consoles so again this doesn't affect me.
10.I agree that the price point is probably more than it should be but this deal is for the Pokemon editions of the console and if people are willing to pay that for the colour scheme and the game etc. then that's up to them. The standard 2DS has been on sale for less in the past.
I didn't set out to write an essay on this but I've seen your negative comments about the 2DS on a couple of other threads and just felt like offering my take on the console.

No point me going into any detail mate, have put endless info out on 2DS on my part and our opinions are clearly so far apart. However fair enough you have a different opinion and you convey it well. No prob with that here.

eliHd452
Thank god that some one could be ar5ed and brave enough to argue with Noah's dad. Am getting sick of his bashing comments every time there is a deal on 2ds on here. You sir deserve a pat on the back!

Sorry but there is a lot if misunderstanding and what the 2DS actually is and what it does do and doesn't do out there. And as you know I really don't rate it very highly at all, as do many others. If sharing genuine product information is "bashing" then so be it.



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Of course most more expensive product ranges are better. Imagine if for every Samsung mobile phone post, someone posted why the Galaxy S7 is better. Or why the PS4 is better on every PS3 listing...

Maybe you have another example, but that one surely does not work. A 2DS is a different form of console to a 3DS or 3DS XL console, yet it is specifically designed for playing the exact same "3DS" games and serving the exact same purpose, but in a more limited, reduced options, and less of a gaming experience type of way.
Of course most more expensive product ranges are better. Imagine if for every Samsung mobile phone post, someone posted why the Galaxy S7 is better. Or why the PS4 is better on every PS3 listing...

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Had to vote cold, sorry.
1. Tiny screen.
2. Smaller battery.
3. Poor and uncomfortable game controls.
4. No 3D (Some seem to consider it a plus point) but that is pointless, as is an 'option' with parental controls on other units anyway.
5. Lack of flexibility to angle screens appropriately, ruins a lot of 3DS games.
6. Does not close, leaving screens exposed.
7. General poor overall design and overly unnecessary large size.
8. Old tech.
9. Very low future resale value.
10. Relatively expensive for what it is.
What are you comparing this to? The "new" 3DS and 3DS XL? If anything it should be compared to the original 3DS and holds up well compared to that. I own the original 3DS, 3DS XL and the 2DS - don't have the "new" models as they don't offer a good enough reason for me to personally upgrade.
A lot of what you've stated is just your opinion and everyone will feel different about which version they'd prefer. Out of my 3DS/2DS consoles I use the XL the most with the 2DS only slightly less as I like the bigger screens. I use the 3DS the least as it's the least comfortable for me. My favourite form factor is the 2DS as for me it's the most comfortable to hold.
Now as I said you should compare the 2DS with the original 3DS and this is my take on the points you have listed:
1.Screen size is exactly the same as the original 3DS
2.Almost exactly same battery life as the original 3DS. Maybe a little better if anything.
3.Comfortable to hold and I get less cramp using this form factor whilst gaming.
4.Agreed that there's no 3D but you know how many times I've used the 3D function? For all of probably 5 minutes since I've had these consoles as it's not for me. Strains my eyes so I don't count this as a negative.
5.Flexibility to angle the screens? When using the clamshell models I generally always have them open at the same angle all the time. I can see it affecting gaming if using the 3D function but like I said I never use that. I look head on at the console so I don't see how this is a negative for the 2DS.
6.Yes it's not a clamshell so it doesn't close. This affects portability but arguably makes it more durable as there's no hinges to wear out. I also have screen protectors on all my models so the screens are adequately protected from scratches.
7.Again that's your opinion. In my opinion I like the form factor and the only negative for me as I've mentioned is the portability.
8.I can agree with you about this as the 3DS came out in 2011.
9.That's subjective. I've seen limited edition consoles go for crazy money on occassions. Yes the standard 2DS might not offer much of a resale value but I rarely sell my consoles so again this doesn't affect me.
10.I agree that the price point is probably more than it should be but this deal is for the Pokemon editions of the console and if people are willing to pay that for the colour scheme and the game etc. then that's up to them. The standard 2DS has been on sale for less in the past.
I didn't set out to write an essay on this but I've seen your negative comments about the 2DS on a couple of other threads and just felt like offering my take on the console.
Thank god that some one could be ar5ed and brave enough to argue with Noah's dad. Am getting sick of his bashing comments every time there is a deal on 2ds on here. You sir deserve a pat on the back!
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found online, in stock seems to be £225 everywhere else
found online, in stock seems to be £225 everywhere else
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same here got a cancellation e-mail really gutted
Same here don't actually think they ever had one to begin with :/
ordered one of these yesterday but got an email from Nintendo today saying out of stock and refund being processed :(
Switch release is irrelevant, unless you really can't play video games if it's not on the latest console which IMO is absurd. That and the Switch is considerably more expensive and developed with a slightly different intention then the 3DS. In other words, quit going on about the Switch release! You still play Gameboy games don't ya?
The only thing I warn you about with the new 3DS XL is the build quality. It's ~poor. I've ordered 2 new 3DS XL now, both with faults out of the box. People have been complaining about poor build quality: buttons feel mushy and broken, dpad is loose and rattles, touchscreen backlit causes slight distortions on screen, plastics feel sharp at the joins to the extent it may irritate hands. If you experience any of these faults and are not happy, return your item for a refund or replacement, or send it off to Nintendo to be assessed and repaired. They are common faults!

Edited By: naf456 on Jan 26, 2017 15:13
Checked my order and it says pearl white which seems odd since I didn't order that. Such a shame - did anyone else have a problem?

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From the 26/1/16 to 9/2/17 Nintendo eshop will have on sale classic Zelda titles in preparation for the release of breath of the wild. All you need to do is have a my Nintendo account which is fre…
From the 26/1/16 to 9/2/17 Nintendo eshop will have on sale classic Zelda titles in preparation for the release of breath of the wild. All you need to do is have a my Nintendo account which is fre…
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Got the Oracle games as I've not played them before. Was going to get Link To The Past on 3DS until I realised that the SNES games cost more on 3DS than the WiiU, bit of a joke that.
Registered and linked. Going through the website or my 3ds it still shows full price
im registered & linked with my nintendo nut the discounts not being applied for me they're still full price :(
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Finally got some of the games to let me buy, I have a 2DS and it doesn't seem to want to let you have the SNES game, says it's only for the 3DS.
Snes games are only on new 3ds.
Finally got some of the games to let me buy, I have a 2DS and it doesn't seem to want to let you have the SNES game, says it's only for the 3DS.
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Nintendo 3DS XL + Yo-Kai Watch or New Style Boutique + Power Adapter for £139.99
Nintendo 3DS XL + Yo-Kai Watch or New Style Boutique + Power Adapter for £139.99
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Ditching my Vita for one of these but can't decide if to pony up extra for the XL for the larger screen
​I had a standard 3ds and couldnt cope with how small the screens were. Ended up selling it to get XL worth the extra

You'd be bonkers to go for a 3DS if you can afford a 3DS XL.
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Ditching my Vita for one of these but can't decide if to pony up extra for the XL for the larger screen


​I'd look at the new 3ds as the screen is bigger. if you feel it's to small then either the old or new xl are an option
Opposite for me. Standard screen is 'just right'. The games look better as there are no visible pixels (unlike with the XL). I had both at launch but quickly settled for the standard. Way more pocketable too...an oft-overlooked factor.



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Ditching my Vita for one of these but can't decide if to pony up extra for the XL for the larger screen


​I had a standard 3ds and couldnt cope with how small the screens were. Ended up selling it to get XL worth the extra
Ditching my Vita for one of these but can't decide if to pony up extra for the XL for the larger screen
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Nintendo Switch Console with Grey - Nintendo UK Store - £279.99 DAY ONE Not many places have this console left in stock sold out everywhere with most companies now putting people on waiting lists.
Nintendo Switch Console with Grey - Nintendo UK Store - £279.99 DAY ONE Not many places have this console left in stock sold out everywhere with most companies now putting people on waiting lists.
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argos have stock for both versions of the console as well
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​I personally think that Switch is going to hit 20-30million (maximum - and if Nintendo are lucky), but even at 30, is that really a success?
MS have proven that they're not happy with their XBox One sales, hence why they're now making their games compatible with PC, and Nintendo have always considered the 20-odd million sales of GCube to be a major disappointment.
Given the increased costs for software development, together with the costs required for Switch hardware R&D, I'm failing to grasp as to how the Switch isn't going to be a disappointment for Nintendo.
I guess Nintendo have already anticipated the low sales, hence why everything (from the games to the accessories) is SOOOOOO expensive. They need to recoup somehow, hence why they're out to financially swindle their fans. And that's not good for the industry or for gamers.
I'm sorry, but I'm finding it really hard in finding any real merit in the Switch's value proposition. Just because it's "different" doesn't mean that it's a product that necessarily adds value to consumer lives.
The "console with a screen" feature also seems like an over-priced gimmick, that raises the cost of the price of entry quite considerably, without necessarily justifying its cost. Much like the WiiU did with the Gamepad, or like XBox One did with Kinnect in the early days. It just seems like an anti-consumerist tactic that's been forced on the public - especially when the size of the handheld market isn't even that big in the West. So yeah, again the people that are chiming in regarding the ability of being able to play on any toilet are part of the minority.
Just because something is "different" doesn't mean it's "better". Nintendo threw their full force at the Wii U, with all the major hits like Mario appearing on it. And even with their best efforts, they still only managed a pitiful 13million. I fail to see the Switch doing considerably better, when it's even more unattractive in terms of pricing, tech parity, and third party support, in comparison to Wii U. Not to mention it's going up against alternative entertainment options that are already well established and are a known quantity.
People always go on about how the market needs something different. Does it? Because the Wii U's lack of success suggests that it doesn't. At the same time, is having a "monopoly" really that bad of an idea, when standards have already been forged in the tech space (Blu Ray etc), and when Nintendo's entire lineage owes its success to a time when the company did own a monopoly - in the days of the NES. I don't remember the industry being harmed then...
One thing to note in your comparison with XBONE, Nintendo make a lot more profit from their install base due to the sheer volume and popularity of first party software amongst other things. MS had comparatively very little this generation in terms of first party games and many of their exclusives were simply paid / timed exclusives which obviously costs them money (often a lot!) unless it translates into system sales, which of course it didn't. Essentially paid exclusives are a gamble and this time they didn't pay off. That's at least partly why the XBONE is considered a failure by MS.
Maybe... But these actions also demonstrate that MS are being a lot more aggressive, and aren't afraid to try out "new things" by throwing enough mud at the wall - even if the paid exclusivity move hasn't panned out fully for them. And yes, I understand that some of this is due to bad management, not least the recent high profile failure that is Scalebound.
One thing people can't refute however, is that MS are at least prepared to go after AAA IP (Tomb Raider, TitanFall), and have more incoming revenue via third party license fees. Unlike Nintendo who can only opt to pay for "low budget" throwaway exclusives like Ultra Street Fighter 2, BG&E2 (if rumours are correct) and Bayonetta 2. Sure, these titles have their fans, but they're not exactly high profile - more like high profile failures for their parent companies.
I will give you Monster Hunter though, but that just proves as to how Japan-centric Nintendo are, which isn't where the bulk of their revenue comes from.
Gamers may argue that MS are a non-entity in Japan, and that is true, but with their gaming market being heavily slanted towards handhelds, does it really matter if MS don't have a foot-hold? Japan hasn't been a gaming super-power for a while now, but irrespective of this belief, all the AAA Japanese games get released on MS/PS anyway. I don't see Switch getting the same level of support. A few token RPGs here and there (I am Setsuna), and some otaku gestures (Shin Megami Tensei) to sweeten the deal, but that's not exactly screaming "major WORLDWIDE success" confidence to me in terms of how much effort third parties are prepared to expend in terms of porting over their games.
The Switch just seems like a platform that caters towards low budget, low risk investments. And with AAA games costing so much to make, I doubt if Nintendo themselves will consider making another "high profile" for the Switch for a while, where the gaming budget is AAA. I mean, Splatoon 2 is nothing more than a tweaked version of Splatoon 1. Mario 3D World was arguably an upscaled version of Mario 3D Land...
Zelda BotW is coming out on Wii U AND Switch, so as to allow Nintendo to recoup their investment - much like MS have done regarding their PC/XB cross-play strategy. But at least MS don't charge £50 from the outset, and are prepared to drop the price in order to cater to the "pile them high, sell them cheap" mentality. Nintendo on the other hand are merely selling low budget games for a ridiculously high price - where the price won't drop. EVER. And this is where the vast bulk of dissatisfaction stems from... Nintendo products aren't priced appropriately enough in order to reflect their real world production values. When taking this into account, no wonder Nintendo manage to eke a profit.
The direct comparisons between MS and Nintendo are not really that relevant when you realise the two businesses are structured so very differently.
Funny that you say "at least MS are brave enough to ..." and "throwing enough new things at the wall" because that's one of the common complaints of Nintendo that they do that TOO much. Also 'Not scared to try out new things' and buying paid exclusives of established franchises such as RotTR are actually completely contradictory.
Going after exclusivity of big AAA franchises is not high on Nintendo's agenda because of their unbeatable library of first party IP's which other companies would die for, ergo they don't actually need to chase the exclusivity deals of the other consoles at great cost. Ultimately though my first statement sums it up, they are very different companies in approach and execution.
Does Nintendo really invest in new IP? Funny that, last time I checked, their first new IP (in how many months / years) was Splatoon.
"Going after exclusivity of big AAA franchises is not high on Nintendo's agenda because of their unbeatable library of first party IP's which other companies would die for" - probably explains why the 3DS is a Monster Hunter and Pokemon machine - none of which Nintendo actually wholly owns. Speaking of which, Monster Hunter was paid exclusivity on the part of Nintendo. So yeah, they do chase exclusivity deals. In a BIG way.
And is their IP of first party titles really unbeatable? Last time I checked, Star Fox Zero got voted one of the worst games of the year. And if Nintendo were so bullet-proof, Mario 3D World wouldn't have been outsold by Knack.The Vita has also outsold Wii U.
Also, the gist of my summation still stands. Irrespective of how salty fans may get... No-one cares about Nintendo.
You missed the point, they don't need new IP's they already have numerous ones other companies would die for. Mario is the most recognisable figure in gaming, period. Just because they don't use all their IP's as much as others that doesn't diminish their potential value. If you doubt that Nintendo's IP's are the envy of the rest of the industry I don't know what to tell you.
Starfox was absolutely a bad game because of the shoehorned-in controls with the Wii U gamepad, Nintendo being 'brave enough to try something new' (_;) Pokemon is made by second party studio GameFreak. Nintendo partly owns Pokemon with two other companies.. which they partly own. Nintendo essentially owns Pokemon. It's complicated exactly what stake without full disclosure but your free to go research it yourself.
I don't see what you're trying to prove anymore you seem like you have a dog in the fight. Claiming fans get 'salty' is all well and good but honestly that just makes you seems hypocritical based on how you are reacting to critique of your essays you spent the time writing here.
Point taken... And thank you for highlighting that my posts ARE essays. That realisation really does depress me.
I'm trying to write a proper "essay", about Nintendo for my site, and end up writing here more often. I am going to stop posting here for a few days. Give it a rest as it were, and then make my comeback... BIGGER. BADDER. STRONGER THAN EVER!
No more posts from me until my essay is finished. So yeah, twas good debating. But alas, it really is time to go...

If it's for public consumption, hit me up with that essay when done! You're one of the few making reasonable, logical arguments. I love gaming - always good to chat about it in a grown up way!
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​I personally think that Switch is going to hit 20-30million (maximum - and if Nintendo are lucky), but even at 30, is that really a success?
MS have proven that they're not happy with their XBox One sales, hence why they're now making their games compatible with PC, and Nintendo have always considered the 20-odd million sales of GCube to be a major disappointment.
Given the increased costs for software development, together with the costs required for Switch hardware R&D, I'm failing to grasp as to how the Switch isn't going to be a disappointment for Nintendo.
I guess Nintendo have already anticipated the low sales, hence why everything (from the games to the accessories) is SOOOOOO expensive. They need to recoup somehow, hence why they're out to financially swindle their fans. And that's not good for the industry or for gamers.
I'm sorry, but I'm finding it really hard in finding any real merit in the Switch's value proposition. Just because it's "different" doesn't mean that it's a product that necessarily adds value to consumer lives.
The "console with a screen" feature also seems like an over-priced gimmick, that raises the cost of the price of entry quite considerably, without necessarily justifying its cost. Much like the WiiU did with the Gamepad, or like XBox One did with Kinnect in the early days. It just seems like an anti-consumerist tactic that's been forced on the public - especially when the size of the handheld market isn't even that big in the West. So yeah, again the people that are chiming in regarding the ability of being able to play on any toilet are part of the minority.
Just because something is "different" doesn't mean it's "better". Nintendo threw their full force at the Wii U, with all the major hits like Mario appearing on it. And even with their best efforts, they still only managed a pitiful 13million. I fail to see the Switch doing considerably better, when it's even more unattractive in terms of pricing, tech parity, and third party support, in comparison to Wii U. Not to mention it's going up against alternative entertainment options that are already well established and are a known quantity.
People always go on about how the market needs something different. Does it? Because the Wii U's lack of success suggests that it doesn't. At the same time, is having a "monopoly" really that bad of an idea, when standards have already been forged in the tech space (Blu Ray etc), and when Nintendo's entire lineage owes its success to a time when the company did own a monopoly - in the days of the NES. I don't remember the industry being harmed then...
One thing to note in your comparison with XBONE, Nintendo make a lot more profit from their install base due to the sheer volume and popularity of first party software amongst other things. MS had comparatively very little this generation in terms of first party games and many of their exclusives were simply paid / timed exclusives which obviously costs them money (often a lot!) unless it translates into system sales, which of course it didn't. Essentially paid exclusives are a gamble and this time they didn't pay off. That's at least partly why the XBONE is considered a failure by MS.
Maybe... But these actions also demonstrate that MS are being a lot more aggressive, and aren't afraid to try out "new things" by throwing enough mud at the wall - even if the paid exclusivity move hasn't panned out fully for them. And yes, I understand that some of this is due to bad management, not least the recent high profile failure that is Scalebound.
One thing people can't refute however, is that MS are at least prepared to go after AAA IP (Tomb Raider, TitanFall), and have more incoming revenue via third party license fees. Unlike Nintendo who can only opt to pay for "low budget" throwaway exclusives like Ultra Street Fighter 2, BG&E2 (if rumours are correct) and Bayonetta 2. Sure, these titles have their fans, but they're not exactly high profile - more like high profile failures for their parent companies.
I will give you Monster Hunter though, but that just proves as to how Japan-centric Nintendo are, which isn't where the bulk of their revenue comes from.
Gamers may argue that MS are a non-entity in Japan, and that is true, but with their gaming market being heavily slanted towards handhelds, does it really matter if MS don't have a foot-hold? Japan hasn't been a gaming super-power for a while now, but irrespective of this belief, all the AAA Japanese games get released on MS/PS anyway. I don't see Switch getting the same level of support. A few token RPGs here and there (I am Setsuna), and some otaku gestures (Shin Megami Tensei) to sweeten the deal, but that's not exactly screaming "major WORLDWIDE success" confidence to me in terms of how much effort third parties are prepared to expend in terms of porting over their games.
The Switch just seems like a platform that caters towards low budget, low risk investments. And with AAA games costing so much to make, I doubt if Nintendo themselves will consider making another "high profile" for the Switch for a while, where the gaming budget is AAA. I mean, Splatoon 2 is nothing more than a tweaked version of Splatoon 1. Mario 3D World was arguably an upscaled version of Mario 3D Land...
Zelda BotW is coming out on Wii U AND Switch, so as to allow Nintendo to recoup their investment - much like MS have done regarding their PC/XB cross-play strategy. But at least MS don't charge £50 from the outset, and are prepared to drop the price in order to cater to the "pile them high, sell them cheap" mentality. Nintendo on the other hand are merely selling low budget games for a ridiculously high price - where the price won't drop. EVER. And this is where the vast bulk of dissatisfaction stems from... Nintendo products aren't priced appropriately enough in order to reflect their real world production values. When taking this into account, no wonder Nintendo manage to eke a profit.
The direct comparisons between MS and Nintendo are not really that relevant when you realise the two businesses are structured so very differently.
Funny that you say "at least MS are brave enough to ..." and "throwing enough new things at the wall" because that's one of the common complaints of Nintendo that they do that TOO much. Also 'Not scared to try out new things' and buying paid exclusives of established franchises such as RotTR are actually completely contradictory.
Going after exclusivity of big AAA franchises is not high on Nintendo's agenda because of their unbeatable library of first party IP's which other companies would die for, ergo they don't actually need to chase the exclusivity deals of the other consoles at great cost. Ultimately though my first statement sums it up, they are very different companies in approach and execution.
Does Nintendo really invest in new IP? Funny that, last time I checked, their first new IP (in how many months / years) was Splatoon.
"Going after exclusivity of big AAA franchises is not high on Nintendo's agenda because of their unbeatable library of first party IP's which other companies would die for" - probably explains why the 3DS is a Monster Hunter and Pokemon machine - none of which Nintendo actually wholly owns. Speaking of which, Monster Hunter was paid exclusivity on the part of Nintendo. So yeah, they do chase exclusivity deals. In a BIG way.
And is their IP of first party titles really unbeatable? Last time I checked, Star Fox Zero got voted one of the worst games of the year. And if Nintendo were so bullet-proof, Mario 3D World wouldn't have been outsold by Knack.The Vita has also outsold Wii U.
Also, the gist of my summation still stands. Irrespective of how salty fans may get... No-one cares about Nintendo.
You missed the point, they don't need new IP's they already have numerous ones other companies would die for. Mario is the most recognisable figure in gaming, period. Just because they don't use all their IP's as much as others that doesn't diminish their potential value. If you doubt that Nintendo's IP's are the envy of the rest of the industry I don't know what to tell you.
Starfox was absolutely a bad game because of the shoehorned-in controls with the Wii U gamepad, Nintendo being 'brave enough to try something new' (_;) Pokemon is made by second party studio GameFreak. Nintendo partly owns Pokemon with two other companies.. which they partly own. Nintendo essentially owns Pokemon. It's complicated exactly what stake without full disclosure but your free to go research it yourself.
I don't see what you're trying to prove anymore you seem like you have a dog in the fight. Claiming fans get 'salty' is all well and good but honestly that just makes you seems hypocritical based on how you are reacting to critique of your essays you spent the time writing here.
Point taken... And thank you for highlighting that my posts ARE essays. That realisation really does depress me.
I'm trying to write a proper "essay", about Nintendo for my site, and end up writing here more often. I am going to stop posting here for a few days. Give it a rest as it were, and then make my comeback... BIGGER. BADDER. STRONGER THAN EVER!
No more posts from me until my essay is finished. So yeah, twas good debating. But alas, it really is time to go...

No problem. Congratulations for acting like an adult about it... sad that needs to be said when it comes to internet discussions/debates/arguments but it really does.
Good luck with your essay.
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​I personally think that Switch is going to hit 20-30million (maximum - and if Nintendo are lucky), but even at 30, is that really a success?
MS have proven that they're not happy with their XBox One sales, hence why they're now making their games compatible with PC, and Nintendo have always considered the 20-odd million sales of GCube to be a major disappointment.
Given the increased costs for software development, together with the costs required for Switch hardware R&D, I'm failing to grasp as to how the Switch isn't going to be a disappointment for Nintendo.
I guess Nintendo have already anticipated the low sales, hence why everything (from the games to the accessories) is SOOOOOO expensive. They need to recoup somehow, hence why they're out to financially swindle their fans. And that's not good for the industry or for gamers.
I'm sorry, but I'm finding it really hard in finding any real merit in the Switch's value proposition. Just because it's "different" doesn't mean that it's a product that necessarily adds value to consumer lives.
The "console with a screen" feature also seems like an over-priced gimmick, that raises the cost of the price of entry quite considerably, without necessarily justifying its cost. Much like the WiiU did with the Gamepad, or like XBox One did with Kinnect in the early days. It just seems like an anti-consumerist tactic that's been forced on the public - especially when the size of the handheld market isn't even that big in the West. So yeah, again the people that are chiming in regarding the ability of being able to play on any toilet are part of the minority.
Just because something is "different" doesn't mean it's "better". Nintendo threw their full force at the Wii U, with all the major hits like Mario appearing on it. And even with their best efforts, they still only managed a pitiful 13million. I fail to see the Switch doing considerably better, when it's even more unattractive in terms of pricing, tech parity, and third party support, in comparison to Wii U. Not to mention it's going up against alternative entertainment options that are already well established and are a known quantity.
People always go on about how the market needs something different. Does it? Because the Wii U's lack of success suggests that it doesn't. At the same time, is having a "monopoly" really that bad of an idea, when standards have already been forged in the tech space (Blu Ray etc), and when Nintendo's entire lineage owes its success to a time when the company did own a monopoly - in the days of the NES. I don't remember the industry being harmed then...
One thing to note in your comparison with XBONE, Nintendo make a lot more profit from their install base due to the sheer volume and popularity of first party software amongst other things. MS had comparatively very little this generation in terms of first party games and many of their exclusives were simply paid / timed exclusives which obviously costs them money (often a lot!) unless it translates into system sales, which of course it didn't. Essentially paid exclusives are a gamble and this time they didn't pay off. That's at least partly why the XBONE is considered a failure by MS.
Maybe... But these actions also demonstrate that MS are being a lot more aggressive, and aren't afraid to try out "new things" by throwing enough mud at the wall - even if the paid exclusivity move hasn't panned out fully for them. And yes, I understand that some of this is due to bad management, not least the recent high profile failure that is Scalebound.
One thing people can't refute however, is that MS are at least prepared to go after AAA IP (Tomb Raider, TitanFall), and have more incoming revenue via third party license fees. Unlike Nintendo who can only opt to pay for "low budget" throwaway exclusives like Ultra Street Fighter 2, BG&E2 (if rumours are correct) and Bayonetta 2. Sure, these titles have their fans, but they're not exactly high profile - more like high profile failures for their parent companies.
I will give you Monster Hunter though, but that just proves as to how Japan-centric Nintendo are, which isn't where the bulk of their revenue comes from.
Gamers may argue that MS are a non-entity in Japan, and that is true, but with their gaming market being heavily slanted towards handhelds, does it really matter if MS don't have a foot-hold? Japan hasn't been a gaming super-power for a while now, but irrespective of this belief, all the AAA Japanese games get released on MS/PS anyway. I don't see Switch getting the same level of support. A few token RPGs here and there (I am Setsuna), and some otaku gestures (Shin Megami Tensei) to sweeten the deal, but that's not exactly screaming "major WORLDWIDE success" confidence to me in terms of how much effort third parties are prepared to expend in terms of porting over their games.
The Switch just seems like a platform that caters towards low budget, low risk investments. And with AAA games costing so much to make, I doubt if Nintendo themselves will consider making another "high profile" for the Switch for a while, where the gaming budget is AAA. I mean, Splatoon 2 is nothing more than a tweaked version of Splatoon 1. Mario 3D World was arguably an upscaled version of Mario 3D Land...
Zelda BotW is coming out on Wii U AND Switch, so as to allow Nintendo to recoup their investment - much like MS have done regarding their PC/XB cross-play strategy. But at least MS don't charge £50 from the outset, and are prepared to drop the price in order to cater to the "pile them high, sell them cheap" mentality. Nintendo on the other hand are merely selling low budget games for a ridiculously high price - where the price won't drop. EVER. And this is where the vast bulk of dissatisfaction stems from... Nintendo products aren't priced appropriately enough in order to reflect their real world production values. When taking this into account, no wonder Nintendo manage to eke a profit.
The direct comparisons between MS and Nintendo are not really that relevant when you realise the two businesses are structured so very differently.
Funny that you say "at least MS are brave enough to ..." and "throwing enough new things at the wall" because that's one of the common complaints of Nintendo that they do that TOO much. Also 'Not scared to try out new things' and buying paid exclusives of established franchises such as RotTR are actually completely contradictory.
Going after exclusivity of big AAA franchises is not high on Nintendo's agenda because of their unbeatable library of first party IP's which other companies would die for, ergo they don't actually need to chase the exclusivity deals of the other consoles at great cost. Ultimately though my first statement sums it up, they are very different companies in approach and execution.
Does Nintendo really invest in new IP? Funny that, last time I checked, their first new IP (in how many months / years) was Splatoon.
"Going after exclusivity of big AAA franchises is not high on Nintendo's agenda because of their unbeatable library of first party IP's which other companies would die for" - probably explains why the 3DS is a Monster Hunter and Pokemon machine - none of which Nintendo actually wholly owns. Speaking of which, Monster Hunter was paid exclusivity on the part of Nintendo. So yeah, they do chase exclusivity deals. In a BIG way.
And is their IP of first party titles really unbeatable? Last time I checked, Star Fox Zero got voted one of the worst games of the year. And if Nintendo were so bullet-proof, Mario 3D World wouldn't have been outsold by Knack.The Vita has also outsold Wii U.
Also, the gist of my summation still stands. Irrespective of how salty fans may get... No-one cares about Nintendo.
You missed the point, they don't need new IP's they already have numerous ones other companies would die for. Mario is the most recognisable figure in gaming, period. Just because they don't use all their IP's as much as others that doesn't diminish their potential value. If you doubt that Nintendo's IP's are the envy of the rest of the industry I don't know what to tell you.
Starfox was absolutely a bad game because of the shoehorned-in controls with the Wii U gamepad, Nintendo being 'brave enough to try something new' (_;) Pokemon is made by second party studio GameFreak. Nintendo partly owns Pokemon with two other companies.. which they partly own. Nintendo essentially owns Pokemon. It's complicated exactly what stake without full disclosure but your free to go research it yourself.
I don't see what you're trying to prove anymore you seem like you have a dog in the fight. Claiming fans get 'salty' is all well and good but honestly that just makes you seems hypocritical based on how you are reacting to critique of your essays you spent the time writing here.
Point taken... And thank you for highlighting that my posts ARE essays. That realisation really does depress me.

I'm trying to write a proper "essay", about Nintendo for my site, and end up writing here more often. I am going to stop posting here for a few days. Give it a rest as it were, and then make my comeback... BIGGER. BADDER. STRONGER THAN EVER!

No more posts from me until my essay is finished. So yeah, twas good debating. But alas, it really is time to go...
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​I personally think that Switch is going to hit 20-30million (maximum - and if Nintendo are lucky), but even at 30, is that really a success?
MS have proven that they're not happy with their XBox One sales, hence why they're now making their games compatible with PC, and Nintendo have always considered the 20-odd million sales of GCube to be a major disappointment.
Given the increased costs for software development, together with the costs required for Switch hardware R&D, I'm failing to grasp as to how the Switch isn't going to be a disappointment for Nintendo.
I guess Nintendo have already anticipated the low sales, hence why everything (from the games to the accessories) is SOOOOOO expensive. They need to recoup somehow, hence why they're out to financially swindle their fans. And that's not good for the industry or for gamers.
I'm sorry, but I'm finding it really hard in finding any real merit in the Switch's value proposition. Just because it's "different" doesn't mean that it's a product that necessarily adds value to consumer lives.
The "console with a screen" feature also seems like an over-priced gimmick, that raises the cost of the price of entry quite considerably, without necessarily justifying its cost. Much like the WiiU did with the Gamepad, or like XBox One did with Kinnect in the early days. It just seems like an anti-consumerist tactic that's been forced on the public - especially when the size of the handheld market isn't even that big in the West. So yeah, again the people that are chiming in regarding the ability of being able to play on any toilet are part of the minority.
Just because something is "different" doesn't mean it's "better". Nintendo threw their full force at the Wii U, with all the major hits like Mario appearing on it. And even with their best efforts, they still only managed a pitiful 13million. I fail to see the Switch doing considerably better, when it's even more unattractive in terms of pricing, tech parity, and third party support, in comparison to Wii U. Not to mention it's going up against alternative entertainment options that are already well established and are a known quantity.
People always go on about how the market needs something different. Does it? Because the Wii U's lack of success suggests that it doesn't. At the same time, is having a "monopoly" really that bad of an idea, when standards have already been forged in the tech space (Blu Ray etc), and when Nintendo's entire lineage owes its success to a time when the company did own a monopoly - in the days of the NES. I don't remember the industry being harmed then...
One thing to note in your comparison with XBONE, Nintendo make a lot more profit from their install base due to the sheer volume and popularity of first party software amongst other things. MS had comparatively very little this generation in terms of first party games and many of their exclusives were simply paid / timed exclusives which obviously costs them money (often a lot!) unless it translates into system sales, which of course it didn't. Essentially paid exclusives are a gamble and this time they didn't pay off. That's at least partly why the XBONE is considered a failure by MS.
Maybe... But these actions also demonstrate that MS are being a lot more aggressive, and aren't afraid to try out "new things" by throwing enough mud at the wall - even if the paid exclusivity move hasn't panned out fully for them. And yes, I understand that some of this is due to bad management, not least the recent high profile failure that is Scalebound.
One thing people can't refute however, is that MS are at least prepared to go after AAA IP (Tomb Raider, TitanFall), and have more incoming revenue via third party license fees. Unlike Nintendo who can only opt to pay for "low budget" throwaway exclusives like Ultra Street Fighter 2, BG&E2 (if rumours are correct) and Bayonetta 2. Sure, these titles have their fans, but they're not exactly high profile - more like high profile failures for their parent companies.
I will give you Monster Hunter though, but that just proves as to how Japan-centric Nintendo are, which isn't where the bulk of their revenue comes from.
Gamers may argue that MS are a non-entity in Japan, and that is true, but with their gaming market being heavily slanted towards handhelds, does it really matter if MS don't have a foot-hold? Japan hasn't been a gaming super-power for a while now, but irrespective of this belief, all the AAA Japanese games get released on MS/PS anyway. I don't see Switch getting the same level of support. A few token RPGs here and there (I am Setsuna), and some otaku gestures (Shin Megami Tensei) to sweeten the deal, but that's not exactly screaming "major WORLDWIDE success" confidence to me in terms of how much effort third parties are prepared to expend in terms of porting over their games.
The Switch just seems like a platform that caters towards low budget, low risk investments. And with AAA games costing so much to make, I doubt if Nintendo themselves will consider making another "high profile" for the Switch for a while, where the gaming budget is AAA. I mean, Splatoon 2 is nothing more than a tweaked version of Splatoon 1. Mario 3D World was arguably an upscaled version of Mario 3D Land...
Zelda BotW is coming out on Wii U AND Switch, so as to allow Nintendo to recoup their investment - much like MS have done regarding their PC/XB cross-play strategy. But at least MS don't charge £50 from the outset, and are prepared to drop the price in order to cater to the "pile them high, sell them cheap" mentality. Nintendo on the other hand are merely selling low budget games for a ridiculously high price - where the price won't drop. EVER. And this is where the vast bulk of dissatisfaction stems from... Nintendo products aren't priced appropriately enough in order to reflect their real world production values. When taking this into account, no wonder Nintendo manage to eke a profit.
The direct comparisons between MS and Nintendo are not really that relevant when you realise the two businesses are structured so very differently.
Funny that you say "at least MS are brave enough to ..." and "throwing enough new things at the wall" because that's one of the common complaints of Nintendo that they do that TOO much. Also 'Not scared to try out new things' and buying paid exclusives of established franchises such as RotTR are actually completely contradictory.
Going after exclusivity of big AAA franchises is not high on Nintendo's agenda because of their unbeatable library of first party IP's which other companies would die for, ergo they don't actually need to chase the exclusivity deals of the other consoles at great cost. Ultimately though my first statement sums it up, they are very different companies in approach and execution.
Does Nintendo really invest in new IP? Funny that, last time I checked, their first new IP (in how many months / years) was Splatoon.
"Going after exclusivity of big AAA franchises is not high on Nintendo's agenda because of their unbeatable library of first party IP's which other companies would die for" - probably explains why the 3DS is a Monster Hunter and Pokemon machine - none of which Nintendo actually wholly owns. Speaking of which, Monster Hunter was paid exclusivity on the part of Nintendo. So yeah, they do chase exclusivity deals. In a BIG way.
And is their IP of first party titles really unbeatable? Last time I checked, Star Fox Zero got voted one of the worst games of the year. And if Nintendo were so bullet-proof, Mario 3D World wouldn't have been outsold by Knack.The Vita has also outsold Wii U.
Also, the gist of my summation still stands. Irrespective of how salty fans may get... No-one cares about Nintendo.

You missed the point, they don't need new IP's they already have numerous ones other companies would die for. Mario is the most recognisable figure in gaming, period. Just because they don't use all their IP's as much as others that doesn't diminish their potential value. If you doubt that Nintendo's IP's are the envy of the rest of the industry I don't know what to tell you.
Starfox was absolutely a bad game because of the shoehorned-in controls with the Wii U gamepad, Nintendo being 'brave enough to try something new' (_;) Pokemon is made by second party studio GameFreak. Nintendo partly owns Pokemon with two other companies.. which they partly own. Nintendo essentially owns Pokemon. It's complicated exactly what stake without full disclosure but your free to go research it yourself.
I don't see what you're trying to prove anymore you seem like you have a dog in the fight. Claiming fans get 'salty' is all well and good but honestly that just makes you seems hypocritical based on how you are reacting to critique of your essays you spent the time writing here.
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Basic colour new3ds cover plates still £5.99 @ Nintendo + £1.99 postage (free p+p with £20 spend)

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Well, the three basic colour plates solid red #18, Solid purple #19 and solid blue #20 have been this price for a while direct from Nintendo and its a fair price if your not into flashy plates. Lookin…
Well, the three basic colour plates solid red #18, Solid purple #19 and solid blue #20 have been this price for a while direct from Nintendo and its a fair price if your not into flashy plates. Lookin…
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I wish they would start doing these for the "New" XL model. :(
They sell the "Battery cover kits" which is technically just the bottom section so just give us the top section to!
i know, decals just dont do it either. Ive seen some newXL case mods that look amazing but i'm to scared to personally get the spray can out.
Yeah, I agree. Its pretty simple to pop the top off. If they sell these they could sell us the top shell. I would spray mine buts its the Emblem Fates cover.
Pretty impressive looking bottom plates shame they didn't make the top changeable as well on the New xl.
I think it would be better just to have some special/limited edition themed consoles, without the need for plates. Does seem to reek of a money making cash in strategy to me. It is not like the designs for special edition consoles don't exist. There has been loads, but typically reserved for just Asia/US market. Europe seldom sees a special edition console of any significance.
I like the plates, Nintendo havent really pushed them that hard and there not a necessity. There's a good range and they needent cost the earth. (see above!) if they didnt exist we'd be stuck with inferior quality 3rd party coverplates and other options. People would still use them to customise there consoles. ltd consoles are usually just price gouged/scalped anyway but you are right about the numbers. Europe get very few decent ltd ed consoles.
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MrCollective
I wish they would start doing these for the "New" XL model. :(
They sell the "Battery cover kits" which is technically just the bottom section so just give us the top section to!
i know, decals just dont do it either. Ive seen some newXL case mods that look amazing but i'm to scared to personally get the spray can out.
Yeah, I agree. Its pretty simple to pop the top off. If they sell these they could sell us the top shell. I would spray mine buts its the Emblem Fates cover.
Pretty impressive looking bottom plates shame they didn't make the top changeable as well on the New xl.

I think it would be better just to have some special/limited edition themed consoles, without the need for plates. Does seem to reek of a money making cash in strategy to me. It is not like the designs for special edition consoles don't exist. There has been loads, but typically reserved for just Asia/US market. Europe seldom sees a special edition console of any significance.
MrCollective
otterboxer
MrCollective
I wish they would start doing these for the "New" XL model. :(
They sell the "Battery cover kits" which is technically just the bottom section so just give us the top section to!
i know, decals just dont do it either. Ive seen some newXL case mods that look amazing but i'm to scared to personally get the spray can out.
Yeah, I agree. Its pretty simple to pop the top off. If they sell these they could sell us the top shell. I would spray mine buts its the Emblem Fates cover.

Pretty impressive looking bottom plates shame they didn't make the top changeable as well on the New xl.
otterboxer
MrCollective
I wish they would start doing these for the "New" XL model. :(
They sell the "Battery cover kits" which is technically just the bottom section so just give us the top section to!
i know, decals just dont do it either. Ive seen some newXL case mods that look amazing but i'm to scared to personally get the spray can out.

Yeah, I agree. Its pretty simple to pop the top off. If they sell these they could sell us the top shell. I would spray mine buts its the Emblem Fates cover.
MrCollective
I wish they would start doing these for the "New" XL model. :(
They sell the "Battery cover kits" which is technically just the bottom section so just give us the top section to!

i know, decals just dont do it either. Ive seen some newXL case mods that look amazing but i'm to scared to personally get the spray can out.
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition) + T-Shirt - NINTENDO STORE £89.99

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Prepare for the biggest The Legend of Zelda adventure yet, with an open-air style that breaks new boundaries while honouring the origins of the acclaimed series. The Limited Edition contains the ga…
Prepare for the biggest The Legend of Zelda adventure yet, with an open-air style that breaks new boundaries while honouring the origins of the acclaimed series. The Limited Edition contains the ga…
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Don't forget tcb, 8% but do two separate orders if also purchasing hardware as 8% is for software only, console only 1%.
Not really necessary, each individual product tracks separately at different rates even if purchased at the same time and adds up to the correct total. Can play it safe by doing 2 orders but it shouldnt be needed and you might as well avoid 2 deliveries

Both set to arrive the same day, will be two parcels on one delivery more than likely.
2minutenoodles
Don't forget tcb, 8% but do two separate orders if also purchasing hardware as 8% is for software only, console only 1%.
Not really necessary, each individual product tracks separately at different rates even if purchased at the same time and adds up to the correct total. Can play it safe by doing 2 orders but it shouldnt be needed and you might as well avoid 2 deliveries

Edited By: djwilliams1992 on Jan 17, 2017 14:11: clarity
mf9
Shame the UK/EU versions of the special edition don't include the Zelda themed Switch case unlike the US version. :(

Case would be nice, I think this edition is better than the US edition without the statue though. I heard their master edition with the statue is sold out everywhere already so our special edition is going to be appealing to anyone who didn't get the master.

Wondering how limited this European edition actually is as It is being sold on practically every website I look at.
mf9
Shame the UK/EU versions of the special edition don't include the Zelda themed Switch case unlike the US version. :(
I know, yet more rip offs, especially when a case is a must if you plan to use it as a portable..
Shame the UK/EU versions of the special edition don't include the Zelda themed Switch case unlike the US version. :(
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Nintendo Switch Pro Controller - £59.99 @ Nintendo Store UK

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Take your game sessions up a notch with the Pro Controller. Includes motion controls, HD rumble, built-in amiibo functionality, and more. Read more at http://store.nintendo.co.uk/nintendo-switch
Take your game sessions up a notch with the Pro Controller. Includes motion controls, HD rumble, built-in amiibo functionality, and more. Read more at http://store.nintendo.co.uk/nintendo-switch
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Is the Wii U Pro Controller compatible with the Switch? Please say yes. *fingers crossed*
Is the Spasho compatible with HUKD? Oops, seems like an update has removed this functionality :(

He probably got a bit overly frustrated and annoyed at some Nintendo hating XB/PS fanboy on one of the Switch deals. I just hope HUKD are banning the nutty XB/PS fanboys that are already besieging every Switch deal thread. Remember when we had over a year of the "Wii U is dead and all the nonsense that entailed". Well this is the new "XB/PS fanboy, the Switch is crap phase". Could go on for sometime!
Spasho
Is the Wii U Pro Controller compatible with the Switch? Please say yes. *fingers crossed*
Is the Spasho compatible with HUKD? Oops, seems like an update has removed this functionality :(
CoolDude0123
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Was looking around in GAMEs website and noticed there will also be a wired controller. It's a lot cheaper than the pro. Is there really a big difference between the two beside from the price and one being wired? From GAMEs website it will cost £27.99 so that is a massive difference in the price between the two. http://www.game.co.uk/en/nintendo-switch-wired-controller-1791213
That's the Hori one. It looks mighty impressive but I'll try first the Switch Tablet and if it feels comfy I'll stick to it, if not then I'll order the Hori.
Sunday can't come any sooner!
Jason from Kotaku seems to think it's more comfortable than it looks. Will look forward to hearing if you agree with himhttp://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f192/cooldude012/Screen%20Shot%202017-01-13%20at%2020.43.35_zps8zhm4eut.pnghttp://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f192/cooldude012/Screen%20Shot%202017-01-13%20at%2020.43.57_zpsh10enbsp.png
we will have to wait and see, im fine with not paying 60 pounds for it and using the grip instead
i think i'll wait til they release a limited edition switch later in the year, seems like the new nintendo president doesnt know how much games and accessories should be sold for nor is the lineup impressive. street fighter 2 on the switch...great and all, but they dont expect me to fork out 60 quid for it do they? lol
mf9
The Wii U Pro controller was / is only £40. I think I'll hold out before buying this.
Switch £280
Zelda £60
Pro controller £60
Total's £400 !!
Zelda won't be £60 absolutely no way can they justify selling it for that price unless you go digital.
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Pokémon Go Plus stock due in march can Preorder £34.99 @ Nintendo Store

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Got an email from them saying it's could be preordered for stock due in March...
Got an email from them saying it's could be preordered for stock due in March...
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Saw one of these in Cex window a couple of days ago. for about that price.

You definitely didn't. Cex are trying to sell them for £55


​Fair enough. From what I saw, i wouldn't pay more than a couple of quid for it anyways.
Nintendo are renowned for making small numbers of stock, they did the same with the Wii when released and now the NES Classi. The amount of units the Nes Classic could have shifted before xmas would have made nintendo a tidy profit but they either have no idea of how to make enough stock to fill demand or what i believe is that they intentionally limit release to build a demand for it.. The same will happen when the switch is released, they will purposely make a demand for it by releasing limited amounts
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Seems strange Nintendo can't keep it in stock. It's not like Pokémon Go is a big deal anymore.
​It keeps selling out, so it must be a big deal still.
Or Nintendo wants to give that impression.

Mario Run seems to have tanked in sales as it's an "expensive" game so...
An expensive gadget which saves you the hassle of actually having to play a free computer game yourself, hmmmmm?

And it's hardly ever in stock so it must be ever so desirable.

Hats off to the marketing department at Nintendo if they are really selling lots of these.
Spasho
Seems strange Nintendo can't keep it in stock. It's not like Pokémon Go is a big deal anymore.


​It keeps selling out, so it must be a big deal still.
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new 3ds xl with monster hunter from Nintendo store for £149.99

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Nintendo store are selling new Nintendo 3ds xl for £149.99. A few different bundles available with different prices.
Nintendo store are selling new Nintendo 3ds xl for £149.99. A few different bundles available with different prices.
p4ppy2004 Avatar1m, 3w agoFound 1 month, 3 weeks ago2 Comments
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Title needs altering as its incorrect this isnt a 3ds XL
From what I can see this is for the 3DS not the XL version!
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biff and chip phonics games vol 1 , 2 or 3 £3.99 / £5.98 delivered @ Nintendo

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Bif and chip educational phonics 3ds games for kids under 7. They have volumes 1-3 reduced to 3.99 each plus 1.99 for delivery altogether.
Bif and chip educational phonics 3ds games for kids under 7. They have volumes 1-3 reduced to 3.99 each plus 1.99 for delivery altogether.
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Will these work in the DS lite?


They work on anything from a 2ds
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Will these work in the DS lite?


​theyre for the 3ds, so will not work in the normal ds
Will these work in the DS lite?
Free delivery on orders over £20
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Nintendo 3ds xl pink only 139.99 @ Nintendo official Store

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Agreed not for everyone but still worth it if you need one at that price
Agreed not for everyone but still worth it if you need one at that price
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Cheaper at tesco if ordered with a game and charger