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    New Super Mario Ds

    Why did nobody take my bet? Anyway, I've been playing this again recently. It's not as good as the Wii U game, but it's the second best Mario 2D platformer of all time in my opinion. Considering that this came out at a time when Nintendo hadn't been building up experience in platform games, it's a stunning achievement. I am tempted to make some of the levels in Super Mario Maker.
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    Nintendo Switch

    Yes, but it'll take ages unless you plug it into a high-power socket. I use these every day in the office: https://amzn.to/2LsVwlZ https://amzn.to/2AgvJs4
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    Nintendo Switch

    They don't even show the ports, it looks really shoddily made. And why is one stuck on the outside hinge?
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    Rllmuk's Official Sales Figures

    [citation required]
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    Nintendo Switch

    Well, I have a family set up (me, my wife, and two sons) and if any of them try to buy anything it comes to me for approval and gets charged to my account.
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    Nintendo Switch

    Won't all purchases go to the main account holder?
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    Antstream - It's Netflix for Games!

    Emulators aren't normally that big in terms of file size anyway. The idea is a good one, but the most appealing part - that of being able to play on my commute and continue at home - isn't going to work for me. I have never been on a train journey with a stable connection, anywhere in the world, and the simple technology of LTE connections means that as soon as you start travelling more than 50 km/h you will be getting significant lag. Even the 5G connections I've been working with have latency increases. That's not to mention lack of coverage on some railway lines, even main commuter areas. A shame since, as I said, it's a good idea - but since the only place I can see it working is the place I have the most to play anyway, I'll be waiting and seeing others' experiences.
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    Nintendo Switch

    And of course you can’t charge the console while using that, which means that @Pixelbark can have something else to complain about.
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    Cardiacs - the best/worst band in the world ever

    I merged the threads. Let me know if anything is screwy.
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    A critical take on the Nintendo Switch

    Do you play it from the disc?
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    Nintendo Switch

    Get one of these: https://amzn.to/2lkbAau Plug your Switch into the IQ port and it'll charge nice and fast.
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    Nintendo Switch

    You sound very much like me. I pretty much never play football, I couldn't tell you what a driven pass was compared to a non-driven pass, I have no idea who half the teams in the Premier League are. I find FIFA a fun game to play, with difficulty down at the amateur or semi-pro level, and ignoring most buttons other than sprint (ZR), pass (B), shoot (A), and lob or cross (Y). When defending, A is tackle and Y is slide. It's worth getting.
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    Playstation Vita

    "Oh, one more thing. Let's give away some games every month, and make sure that some of them include all the DLC. That way people will end up with pages upon pages of football kit downloads for a football game they will never play again."
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    Playstation Vita

    At the moment I am playing through Assassins Creed Chronicles, often have a race on WipEout, have EDF Portable and Luftrausers as go-to action games, am midway through Guacamelee and keep meaning to continue it, and have just put Metal Gear Solid on there as a game I've never completed but fancy playing through. The idea of switching games whenever you fancy a new one is all well and good, but such decisions normally happen for me at 30,000 feet in the air where Internet is expensive or unreliable. Plus waiting 30 minutes to download a game you fancy a quick go on sort of defeats the point.
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    Playstation Vita

    Bum. OK, best place to get a 32GB card?

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