New Switch model coming next year?

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New Switch model coming next year?

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Post by VG_Addict » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:21 pm

https://www.wsj.com/articles/nintendo-p ... 1538629322

What do you hope to see in the new model if it's real?

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Post by Sim Kid » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:43 pm

Battery life?

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Post by steeze » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:18 am

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:03 pm

I haven't run into problems as a casual user but I'm hoping a new model is maybe a bit sturdier for people who use their switch a lot. brother-in-law had to get his replaced within a year of owning it even though it never really took any physical hits. luckily nintendo were pretty cool about replacing it

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Post by е и ժ е я » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:14 am

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Post by steeze » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:39 am

I'd also like to see some more big releases^

One thing Nintendo has going for it is their wide range of memorable characters. Smash Brothers on the horizon should remind us of that more than anything. Metroid Prime is AWOL with some dusty logo the only indication it exists. Why aren't they heading their fan base when they know that everyone and their mother wants a new F-Zero game.

If you were a game developer wouldn't you want to remake a classic like Earthbound? Forgetting that there are over 60 characters in smash they could draw inspiration from as a popular Nintendo character deserving of a revival or solo title, where are some new originals? Where is the next generation of original console exclusive games with a strong lead? Even if you have to have a new take on an old character.

Look at a series revival like God of War. I've played most of the previous god of war titles with two exceptions but let me tell you they reinvented Kratos and brought him into an entirely new world and it worked.

Like why not make a StarFox game with Falco as the lead before he joined the Starfox team and him growing up on Corneria. Why not step out of the Arwing and make it a drivable vehicle like a banshee in Halo. (just spitballing) There are so many roads to go down for them and I feel like they just never do. They're hellbent on keeping the same series but polishing them up to be a little tiny bit different. I just feel like for a company who prides themselves on their imagination and innovation into how we play games there's a lack of creativity and support of developing innovative titles.

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