Following Switch eShop Update Thread. Page 56

  • Graxlar_v3 20 Sep 2018 09:05:20 5,933 posts
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    @el_pollo_diablo Is ok to not like something, just because others love it, it does not mean you have to.

    Its a simple enough concept but one i struggle with from time to time.
  • PazJohnMitch 20 Sep 2018 09:35:17 14,311 posts
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    It is also ok to like something that others dislike.

    With regards to Hollow Knight I loved it and have been telling my PS4 owning mate how awesome it is. I am worried he will not like it when it is available on PS4. (Especially as he has just played God of War which is structurally similar but far more visually appealing).

    I have gone the other way and I am now playing God of War. It is clearly great but when I die to projectile attacks from behind it can feel unfair*, whereas HK always felt in my control. In HK I died because I needed to be better in GoW I often blame the camera.

    *GoW warns you projectiles are coming but not which direction to dodge which leads to guess work which I often fail at.
  • RunningMan 20 Sep 2018 20:48:22 2,955 posts
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    @BigOrkWaaagh Russia is the cheapest place for this according to this site
  • SnackPlissken 20 Sep 2018 21:03:42 787 posts
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    I couldn't get into Hollow Knight either. I just found it a little confusing as to where I was supposed to go, and yeah it harks back to the good old days, but my gaming time is pretty limited, so walking about lost isn't my idea of fun.
  • Farley2k 2 Nov 2018 16:09:58 157 posts
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    Just noticed that Grim Fandango remastered came out yesterday on the NA eshop. It is $15 and for that price I couldnít resist. Great adventure game from a older era.
  • rice_sandwich 3 Nov 2018 09:21:16 5,318 posts
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    Saboteur is coming to the Switch next week. I loved it back in the day. It has probably aged horribly but I'm interested to take a look at it after 30+ years.

    A very short trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhsseWXJNxI
  • neems 3 Nov 2018 10:39:03 4,465 posts
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    Holy shit, I used to have Saboteur on Commodore +4 (it looked a lot better as well).
  • UncleLou Moderator 3 Nov 2018 11:23:10 40,153 posts
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    Murbs wrote:
    Load_2.0 wrote:
    el_pollo_diablo wrote:
    Am I the only one not getting on with Hollow Knight?

    I've given it an hour or so, and so far I'm just finding the combination of aimless traipsing around and sub-Tim Burton aesthetic pretty uninspiring. It's not driving me forward.

    What am I missing here? You guys all seem to love it.
    Nope I agree with you. I found it a bit more appealing after I advanced further but haven't touched it in a couple of weeks. It's a good platformer but I would rather be playing something else.
    Same. Barely motivated to go back to it. Can see the appeal, just hasn't clicked for me.
    Same here. Lovely art style, but I found it mostly tedious. Thatís after a dozen hours or even more.
  • Phattso 3 Nov 2018 11:30:21 24,504 posts
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    BARELY SCRATCHED THE SURFACE, YOU FOOLS! :)
  • Graxlar_v3 3 Nov 2018 18:28:18 5,933 posts
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    Been put off buying smash bros as it has a £60 price tag on e shop... not ready to accept the £10 extra price on games.
  • jonsaan 15 Nov 2018 21:46:39 26,901 posts
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    I have been really enjoying the Flame in the Flood. You have to stick with it. It's tough!
  • cowell 28 Nov 2018 11:44:32 1,827 posts
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    Horizon Chase is out today and getting some decent reviews that I've seen. £18 seems a little steep but I've not bought anything for Switch in a while so I'll probably drop.

    Guacamelee 2 has to be out soon, right?
  • DangerousDave_87 28 Nov 2018 13:30:37 5,720 posts
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    I assumed it was before Christmas. 4 more weeks at most!
  • minky-kong 28 Nov 2018 17:28:40 14,147 posts
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    cowell wrote:
    Guacamelee 2 has to be out soon, right?
    December 10th. 10% discount if you pre-order (30% if you already own the first game on the Switch)

    https://uk.ign.com/articles/2018/11/28/guacamelee-2-gets-switch-xbox-one-release-dates?abthid=5bfecd093b9de7527d000a81
  • cowell 28 Nov 2018 17:29:15 1,827 posts
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    Oooooh noice
  • Matt36 28 Nov 2018 17:43:29 2,244 posts
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    rice_sandwich wrote:
    Saboteur is coming to the Switch next week. I loved it back in the day. It has probably aged horribly but I'm interested to take a look at it after 30+ years.

    A very short trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhsseWXJNxI
    I read Saboteur and thought of this. I was disappointed.

  • Farley2k 28 Nov 2018 20:34:19 157 posts
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    Great, now I have to play West of Loathing....

  • cowell 29 Nov 2018 10:23:15 1,827 posts
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    Ended up buying Horizon Chase Turbo. Its good fun. £18 is possibly a bit steep but its very polished and seems to have a lot of content.

    You can see its mobile F2P roots though. Has zero impact on the Switch version, but the currency and fuel to collect make its roots very obvious

    Edited by cowell at 10:23:28 29-11-2018
  • rwklau 29 Nov 2018 11:16:28 124 posts
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    cowell wrote:
    Ended up buying Horizon Chase Turbo. Its good fun. £18 is possibly a bit steep but its very polished and seems to have a lot of content.

    You can see its mobile F2P roots though. Has zero impact on the Switch version, but the currency and fuel to collect make its roots very obvious
    It wasn't orginally F2P though. It launched on mobile as a paid game and only later switched to F2P.
  • cowell 29 Nov 2018 11:35:15 1,827 posts
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    Interesting. The fuel mechanic seems like an obvious way to fatigue F2P players into spending.

    Thankfully its very playable as is.

    Edited by cowell at 11:35:33 29-11-2018
  • Ienjoysquid 1 Dec 2018 18:11:38 268 posts
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    I wanted to buy Golf Story so went on the estore and it's fifteen pounds.

    Fifteen.

    I thought it was a fiver. Is it worth £15?
  • H1ggyLTD 1 Dec 2018 18:12:30 12,133 posts
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    No.
  • DangerousDave_87 1 Dec 2018 18:33:26 5,720 posts
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    I'd say a tenner world be worth it. It's pretty generous on content. It just gets a little repetitive towards the end.
  • macmurphy 1 Dec 2018 20:58:53 3,768 posts
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    I say yes, I loved it. Seems a bit marmite.
  • jonsaan 1 Dec 2018 21:59:44 26,901 posts
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    I struggled with Golf Story. Mario Golf it is not.

    I probably need to spend more time with it....
  • YYDeckard 1 Dec 2018 23:57:30 202 posts
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    Itís 11 quid on the SA store...
  • cowell 3 Dec 2018 14:27:10 1,827 posts
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    Really wanted to love it. Just didn't click with me
  • XtraCheese 3 Dec 2018 18:59:22 130 posts
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    Did they fix dead cells on Switch ?

    Want to cop but wonít be buying a broken mess !
  • Daeltaja 3 Dec 2018 19:00:41 1,715 posts
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    XtraCheese wrote:
    Did they fix dead cells on Switch ?

    Want to cop but wonít be buying a broken mess !
    What's broken about it? Played it to death and didn't notice any problems...
  • XtraCheese 3 Dec 2018 19:05:01 130 posts
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    Daeltaja wrote:
    XtraCheese wrote:
    Did they fix dead cells on Switch ?

    Want to cop but wonít be buying a broken mess !
    What's broken about it? Played it to death and didn't notice any problems...
    Sloppy frame rate apparently

    I wonít cop full price if they are half arseing performance

    Edited by XtraCheese at 19:05:21 03-12-2018
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