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[Nintendo] Nintendo Switch presentation Jan. 12 2017

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"In a presentation to financial analysts today in Tokyo, Nintendo Co., Ltd. president Tatsumi Kimishima announced that major details regarding the company’s new Nintendo Switch home gaming system will be shared at the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017. This will be an event for invited media, financial analysts and trade partners in Tokyo that will be globally livestreamed on Jan. 12, U.S. time. The presentation will include the launch date and pricing for Nintendo Switch, as well as a look at the lineup of games currently in development."

Hopefully they will show what Retro Studios has been working on, I sure hope it's a Metroid game and not another Donkey Kong game.

http://www.nintendo.com/whatsnew/detail/nintendo-reveals-plans-for-nintendo-switch-presentation
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I'm probably gonna pick one up, but I anticipate a lineup filled with mostly re-hashed first party Wii U titles.
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Pricing info, finally. That will make or break this.
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I anticipate a lineup filled with mostly re-hashed first party Wii U titles.
That's pretty much exactly what the Nintendo fanbase want, so it's a win/win.
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I'm probably gonna pick one up, but I anticipate a lineup filled with mostly re-hashed first party Wii U titles.

So if Nintendo releasing a sequel to their first party IP once every few years is a re-hash, what does that make the near semi-annual CoD and BF games?

The amount of pessimism people approach Nintendo with blows my mind, especially when held in light of the other notables.
    
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So if Nintendo releasing a sequel to their first party IP once every few years is a re-hash, what does that make the near semi-annual CoD and BF games?

The amount of pessimism people approach Nintendo with blows my mind, especially when held in light of the other notables.

That includes just about every series ever. People don't consider their favorite numbered games rehashes, but love to bash on Nintendo for whatever reason.

That aside, third party support looks very extensive this time around. Hopefully that will silence the critics.
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This will definitely be a day one pickup for me as well. While I enjoy playing games on my phone to pass the time on my lunch break at work, I would love to have a full blown gaming system like this with all the Nintendo franchises I love. I could care less if it fits in my pocket or not. I have a laptop backpack that is perfectly fine for this smile.gif Can't wait to see what the pricing and full specs are like.
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I really hope Retro gets a proper new IP out the door.

Metroid Prime is great, but Nintendo can port the old Metroid games without spending their top developer resources on re-hashing old properties.
The Metroid Prime Trilogy with "proper" FPS controls would be fantastic (I know complaining about the old controls is a bit heretical, but I was actually disappointed with it from the beginning, we had better controls in shooters on the N64 and there was no real reason to make a game that requires the lock-on system. It should probably just get translated to Halo controls).
Even if their past ideas are still some of the best in the industry, Nintendo needs new blood and fresh ideas more than anything.
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I just hope there are a few new games out on launch day. Will be getting the new zelda and mario game. That's if the mario game comes out on launch day. Also might be picking up mario kart,splatoon again. Since the Wii U version of mario kart is a bit different to the switch version shown in the trailer. I think there will be loads of games for everyone on launch day.
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Why couldn't Nintendo just tell us the price now. So i can pay for the damn thing now. Have to wait over two months to find out. Make sure everyone pre-order it when its up. Cause i have a feeling this will sell out fast like the Wii did. Every PS4 players i know, showed them the trailer of the switch and they want one.
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