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  • Murbs 7 Mar 2019 22:51:35 24,206 posts
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    @Flying_Pig Nintendolife list them for the US and EU eshops on a Thursday in the eshop update articles...

    http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/03/nintendo_download_7th_march_europe
  • Flying_Pig 7 Mar 2019 23:05:49 16,053 posts
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    Murbs wrote:
    @Flying_Pig Nintendolife list them for the US and EU eshops on a Thursday in the eshop update articles...

    http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/03/nintendo_download_7th_march_europe
    Perfect. Thank you, Sir

    Tempted by Gris...

    Edited by Flying_Pig at 23:11:02 07-03-2019
  • CalamityJames 8 Mar 2019 10:45:16 225 posts
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    CalamityJames wrote:
    Anyone here tried Hard West? It's totally my kinda thing, but not knowing how well/badly the Switch version runs is preventing me from pulling the trigger. That 33% off sure is tempting though.
    If anybody else is wondering (looks like I'm the only one though), NintendoLife's review claims it's

    ... a port that runs super smooth on Switch Ė both in handheld and docked modes
    Given how badly Wasteland 2 runs on the Switch, that's a big relief.
  • Mola_Ram 8 Mar 2019 11:54:26 19,361 posts
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    Yeah, I liked it enough to finish it (which is saying a lot), but my god Wasteland 2 on Switch was terrible in a technical sense.

    I've... never heard of Hard West before, but it looks exactly like my kind of thing. I'm not seeing it on the Australian eShop though - hopefully it's just a minor delay.
  • UncleLou Moderator 8 Mar 2019 13:03:04 40,098 posts
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    I refunded Hard West on Steam at the time. I don't quite remember why, it wasn't terrible, but it didn't grab me, and I wasn't fond of the supernatural elements in a Wild West setting.
  • Mola_Ram 8 Mar 2019 13:06:09 19,361 posts
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    Yeah, maybe it won't be that great. But (aside from Mario Rabbids and Into the Breach) it's pretty slim pickings for tactics games on the Switch at the moment. I'll take what I can get.
  • CalamityJames 8 Mar 2019 14:07:53 225 posts
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    It reviewed pretty well on PC, but I guess the combination of tactical gameplay, wild west setting, and supernatural stuff isn't going to be to everyone's tastes. EG's review of the PC version seems to go into a fair bit of detail about its flaws whilst being positive about the game generally, but this obviously doesn't cover the expansion (which is included in the Switch version).
    https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-11-19-hard-west-review

    Seems worth a punt at the current price.
  • Ror 8 Mar 2019 19:16:26 18,263 posts
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    This arrived. Would have preferred a plain one, but this was the lesser evil.

  • DangerousDave_87 8 Mar 2019 19:25:09 5,639 posts
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    You could always customise it!
  • Ror 8 Mar 2019 19:34:45 18,263 posts
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    I dunno, that sounds like effort.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 8 Mar 2019 19:40:03 8,444 posts
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    I got the red Mario one. I'm pretty sure they do a plain royal blue though?
  • Ror 8 Mar 2019 19:49:18 18,263 posts
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    If they do, it wasn't available on Amazon. Shame too, as it's replacing my blue left joy con.

    It actually looks alright on the system though, thanks to the dark bezel around the screen.

    I tested the dpad in the controller test and everything works as expected. Did some fireball drills in BBTAG, and it feels great. I'm absolutely chuffed :)
  • PazJohnMitch 8 Mar 2019 20:26:45 14,253 posts
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    I bought the official fluorescent ones yesterday. Actually look better than I was expecting. (All because the left stick drift had become unbearable. Need to take the old one apart and clean it).

    Edited by PazJohnMitch at 20:27:11 08-03-2019
  • Graxlar_v3 9 Mar 2019 09:05:02 5,441 posts
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    PazJohnMitch wrote:
    I bought the official fluorescent ones yesterday. Actually look better than I was expecting. (All because the left stick drift had become unbearable. Need to take the old one apart and clean it).
    I did exactly the same for the that reason. I didnít realise the left stick drift was a common issue (and can be fixed?)
  • BigOrkWaaagh 9 Mar 2019 11:31:42 8,444 posts
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    I didn't realise how much I appreciated it until I just now tried to play Tetris on the TV with the original joy cons.
  • Phattso 9 Mar 2019 11:56:03 24,470 posts
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    Question for those of you with the Starlink digital game (rather than the Plastic Tat edition). Looking at the eShop listing for the £22 non-deluxe offer, it seems to me like there's more there than in the £18 retail edition (although strangely no mention of Fox McCloud). Is it more, or is it the same?

    And were I to buy the Plastic Tat Edition, can I ignore the tat (and just sell it all on when I'm done)?

    Sorry for question deluge. :)
  • Murbs 9 Mar 2019 12:43:14 24,206 posts
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  • Murbs 9 Mar 2019 12:47:03 24,206 posts
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    @Phattso I thought it contained more too, but couldn't seem to find the answer.
  • Phattso 9 Mar 2019 12:49:44 24,470 posts
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    Heh. Annoying! It looks like it contains more pilots and more weapons. Which is to say enough weapons and peeps to finish the game without micro transaction rage. :)
  • macmurphy 9 Mar 2019 12:50:20 3,756 posts
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    @Phattso

    https://m.uk.ign.com/wikis/starlink-battle-for-atlas/Physical_vs_Digital_Version_Comparisons

    Says digital version does indeed have more stuff.

    Physical had Starwing, Joy-Con shell, two pilots, two weapons (IGN says one digital as well?). Fox was a pilot.

    I think itís some great plastic tat having the physical version. Only having two guns annoyed me a bit though. And buying extras is really expensive.

    Iím pretty sure a few people completed it fine with two though.

    Edited by macmurphy at 12:51:10 09-03-2019
  • Phattso 9 Mar 2019 12:54:34 24,470 posts
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    @macmurphy ah, superb. The listing on the eShop seemed to have less than IGN list, I think, but now I have something tangible to compare against I shall look again. Thanks!
  • quadfather 9 Mar 2019 14:49:33 33,956 posts
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    I'm still playing monster boy. Just got to the lost temples. And the game is just fucking fantastic fun. Really having a blast with this
  • Ienjoysquid 10 Mar 2019 18:54:08 257 posts
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    Is it just me or is the Switch part of the forum a bit... dead now?

    Lack of releases? People bored of their Switches?
  • H1ggyLTD 10 Mar 2019 18:58:12 11,916 posts
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    Everybody is playing their Switch.
  • el_pollo_diablo 10 Mar 2019 19:05:22 2,918 posts
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    Speaking of Starlink plastic tat, Iíve picked up the base game for my sons birthday and was going to grab a weapon pack (£5 on Amazon). Can anyone recommend the best one to get?

    Donít think Iíll bother with other ships or pilots though...
  • THFourteen 10 Mar 2019 20:08:16 51,171 posts
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    @Ienjoysquid

    Lack of things I want to play at the moment for sure. Donít think itís a total lack of releases tho, just not much to my taste.
  • DangerousDave_87 10 Mar 2019 20:49:52 5,639 posts
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    There's still stuff coming out, but it depends on how much of it is worthy of chat. I'm still deep into Trials Rising at the minute, so that's all my gaming time consists of. Baba is You is out in a few days though. :)

    Edit - Major typos in that one. Sorry!

    Edited by DangerousDave_87 at 20:58:03 10-03-2019
  • Baihu1983 10 Mar 2019 20:51:36 10,810 posts
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    Got Ape out but yeah nothing else I want to play on it
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