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Reminder:

January is almost over and Switch still only has Animal Crossing, a Xenoblade remaster and *maybe* BotW2 too look forward to.

Either 2020 sucks or Nintendo's information policy sucks. :(
Stop with that. You know how Nintendo does things. They announce games closer to their release and typically the first direct of the year gives us a decent view of the rest of the year.

Save the doom and gloom for after the Direct. Your pessimism is premature.
 
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Stop with that. You know how Nintendo does things. They announce games closer to their release and typically the first direct of the year gives us a decent view of the rest of the year.

Save the doom and gloom for after the Direct. Your pessimism is premature.
When the Direct waits until 1,5 months of the year are already gone, it's kinda shit happened already :/
 

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Apparently there is a paper Mario coming this year as well and return to form I will get the rumor link and add to OP when I get to desktop.
 
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Stop with that. You know how Nintendo does things. They announce games closer to their release and typically the first direct of the year gives us a decent view of the rest of the year.

Save the doom and gloom for after the Direct. Your pessimism is premature.
That’s what they bring to the table, everything is shitty or doom and gloom unless they are happy, pretty much a drama queen.
 

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When the Direct waits until 1,5 months of the year are already gone, it's kinda shit happened already :/
Major games hardly ever launch before April. Everybody crunches to push their games out by Christmas. If you miss the holiday, you may as well take time with the release and give your customers' wallets some time to recharge. No real loss there.

That said, in the end, you might be right. It might end up being a weak year for Nintendo (2018 was pretty thin compared to 2017, so there's precedent), but it's a bit soon to call it. We'll have to wait and see.
 

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Major games hardly ever launch before April. Everybody crunches to push their games out by Christmas. If you miss the holiday, you may as well take time with the release and give your customers' wallets some time to recharge. No real loss there.

That said, in the end, you might be right. It might end up being a weak year for Nintendo (2018 was pretty thin compared to 2017, so there's precedent), but it's a bit soon to call it. We'll have to wait and see.
Yeah, but was 2019 truly a big year from Nintendo's first parties? I think it's been long enough since we last heard from the Zelda, Mario, and Mario Kart teams. This year is kind of an important bridge year in terms of the new hardware on the horizon and Nintendo can probably get another two years of life out of the orig. Switch if they've got some more big games to release.
 
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So this is what the great Emily™ considers a great year, on par with 2017:

Role-playing genre / RPG games: (Bravely Default 2, Xenoblade remastered, Tokyo Mirage Sessions, Trials of Mana)
Ports / Remasters / Deluxe editions: (ex: Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE -- and there's more coming, I assure you)
Casual games + Non-violent Family games (ex: Stuff like Animal Crossing, Brain Age, and more)
Leaving aside how ridiculous it is to call it an emphasis on jrpgs when half of them are ports/remasters and the rest low budget games:

This looks like a total shit year. Unless you're an Animal Crossing-fan (who also has low expectations, because the new AC doesn't offer anything new. Woohoo, you can now craft *the same* items you just bought in older AC entries ...).

"Just wait, the announcements will come, dude!"

When and what will it be? Because right now it looks like my only hope (at all) for a big, ambitious, NEW gane in 2020 seems to be BotW2. :/ One game. Yay?
 
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So this is what the great Emily™ considers a great year, on par with 2017:



Leaving aside how ridiculous it is to call it an emphasis on jrpgs when half of them are ports/remasters and the rest low budget games:

This looks like a total shit year. Unless you're an Animal Crossing-fan (who also has low expectations, because the new AC doesn't offer anything new. Woohoo, you can now craft *the same* items you just bought in older AC entries ...).

"Just wait, the announcements will come, dude!"

When and what will it be? Because right now it looks like my only hope (at all) for a big, ambitious, NEW gane in 2020 seems to be BotW2. :/ One game. Yay?
Your tears are adorable.
 

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So this is what the great Emily™ considers a great year, on par with 2017:



Leaving aside how ridiculous it is to call it an emphasis on jrpgs when half of them are ports/remasters and the rest low budget games:

This looks like a total shit year. Unless you're an Animal Crossing-fan (who also has low expectations, because the new AC doesn't offer anything new. Woohoo, you can now craft *the same* items you just bought in older AC entries ...).

"Just wait, the announcements will come, dude!"

When and what will it be? Because right now it looks like my only hope (at all) for a big, ambitious, NEW gane in 2020 seems to be BotW2. :/ One game. Yay?
Again, save your meltdown until after the Direct, you just look silly right now.
 

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So you want me to not criticize that 2 months are already dead, then AC, and then maaaybe BotW2 in fukkin' December?

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I was very clear, wait for the Direct.

You're not criticizing, you're jumping to conclusions with incomplete information.

Again save the meltdown for after the Direct ffs.
 

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You wanna know something weird?

I’ve been a lifelong Nintendo fan, going nigh on forty years

and I couldn’t care less about when a Nintendo Direct is coming or what will be in it. I never think about it.

I just patiently wait. Live my life. Wake up one morning, make a coffee, light a smoke, take out my phone, load up GAF and whaddaya know? Look at that. There was a Nintendo Direct during the night. Let’s have a looksie and check if there is anything that piques my interest.

*sips coffee*

Some of you need to fuckin’ relax.
 

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You wanna know something weird?

I’ve been a lifelong Nintendo fan, going nigh on forty years

and I couldn’t care less about when a Nintendo Direct is coming or what will be in it. I never think about it.

I just patiently wait. Live my life. Wake up one morning, make a coffee, light a smoke, take out my phone, load up GAF and whaddaya know? Look at that. There was a Nintendo Direct during the night. Let’s have a looksie and check if there is anything that piques my interest.

*sips coffee*

Some of you need to fuckin’ relax.
Especially when there were so many games released last year. Must be nice to afford everything they released last year.
 

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You wanna know something weird?

I’ve been a lifelong Nintendo fan, going nigh on forty years

and I couldn’t care less about when a Nintendo Direct is coming or what will be in it. I never think about it.

I just patiently wait. Live my life. Wake up one morning, make a coffee, light a smoke, take out my phone, load up GAF and whaddaya know? Look at that. There was a Nintendo Direct during the night. Let’s have a looksie and check if there is anything that piques my interest.

*sips coffee*

Some of you need to fuckin’ relax.
Some of us or one particular Doomsayer making the same posts every couple of days?
 

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Looking forward to this


We are proud to announce that Metro Redux will be coming to Nintendo Switch™ on February 28th 2020. The ultimate double game collection includes the definitive editions of both Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, including all DLC content on the 16GB cart.

Developed in-house by 4A Games, the critically acclaimed series has been fully brought to life on Nintendo Switch™. Immerse yourself into the Moscow metro and choose between our two classic playstyles, "Spartan" and "Survival", approach the campaign in a survival horror style or tackle it with the combat skills of a Spartan Ranger.

Brave the horrors of the Russian apocalypse, pre-order a physical edition now at selected retailers to get The Ranger Cache pre-order pack which contains:

- Metro Redux pin badge set
- Game case sleeve
- Double sided alternate artwork inlay
- 4 double sided art cards
- A2 double sided poster
 

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We are proud to announce that Metro Redux will be coming to Nintendo Switch™ on February 28th 2020. The ultimate double game collection includes the definitive editions of both Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, including all DLC content on the 16GB cart.

Developed in-house by 4A Games, the critically acclaimed series has been fully brought to life on Nintendo Switch™. Immerse yourself into the Moscow metro and choose between our two classic playstyles, "Spartan" and "Survival", approach the campaign in a survival horror style or tackle it with the combat skills of a Spartan Ranger.

Brave the horrors of the Russian apocalypse, pre-order a physical edition now at selected retailers to get The Ranger Cache pre-order pack which contains:

- Metro Redux pin badge set
- Game case sleeve
- Double sided alternate artwork inlay
- 4 double sided art cards
- A2 double sided poster
Nice! Two games for the price of one, always wanted to try this series but for some reason or other never did.
 
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Looking forward to this


We are proud to announce that Metro Redux will be coming to Nintendo Switch™ on February 28th 2020. The ultimate double game collection includes the definitive editions of both Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, including all DLC content on the 16GB cart.

Developed in-house by 4A Games, the critically acclaimed series has been fully brought to life on Nintendo Switch™. Immerse yourself into the Moscow metro and choose between our two classic playstyles, "Spartan" and "Survival", approach the campaign in a survival horror style or tackle it with the combat skills of a Spartan Ranger.

Brave the horrors of the Russian apocalypse, pre-order a physical edition now at selected retailers to get The Ranger Cache pre-order pack which contains:

- Metro Redux pin badge set
- Game case sleeve
- Double sided alternate artwork inlay
- 4 double sided art cards
- A2 double sided poster
My next cart purchase!
 
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Is that too much to ask, or do you believe Nintendo only has one team developing games?
Seriously, expectations of Nintendo have become so low that even the most insignificant amount of it is now frowned upon by "super fans".

And gtfo with 'AAA', I don't care about budget. Xenoblade X and Xenoblade 2 were made on a tiny budget, yet are the kind of games I want to see at least one per year. NEW entries, I should add 🙄🙄🙄. And that's not asked too much.

Fuck Bayonetta 3, fuck 2D-Metroid, fuck Odyssey 2, and absolutely fuck Pikmin Fucking 3. I want a big new immersive rpg BEFORE next Christmas season! BotW2 for December, fine.

But where's the big game for the first half/mid year? Here's games announcements I'd accept:

- Monolith Soft's new ip
- Xenoblade chronicles 3
- 3D-Donkey Kong collecthacon platformer
- Starfox Effect
- Kid Icarus Action-Adventure by Platinum, Yoko Taro X Sakurai
- RetroStudios game that they actually worked on for all these years
- Ice Climber Re-Imagining (realistic artstyle, you play a team of 2 seasoned climbers and have to scale various mountains, using tools, paying attention to stamina, etc.)
- Star Tropics Revival, plays like traditional pre-BotW Zeldas
- a meaty Splatoon action-rpg spinoff that is all about story and characters

Stuff like that. Like, the opposite of cheap, throw away stuff. These are fair expectations. Not "omg we have rumor for a pikmin 3-port and the next disappointing Paper Mario!!1" ...
 
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I look forward to lots of games this year, I don't see how there is a drought in 2020.

Trials of Mana
No More Heroes 3
Panzer Dragoon
Metro Redux
The Outer Worlds
Silksong
Deadly Premonition 2
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
Xenoblade Chronicles

And that is just confirmed games. Who knows what else is lurking in the shadows.

Gonna be a great year for gaming.
 

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They should rebrand Nintendo online as Nintendo access. Lock first party online games behind it and legacy systems (as it is now), but open up third party games to free online for everyone. It’s impossible finding online players in some of these games
 

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DQ11 is my next purchase along with Metro in February. It's looking real good. Never played Dragon Quest either, except för Heroes, which I thought was pretty fun.
 
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DQ11 is my next purchase along with Metro in February. It's looking real good. Never played Dragon Quest either, except för Heroes, which I thought was pretty fun.
I am in the same boat as you, I had never played a DQ now after 11 I have the first 3 loaded up on switch and plan on playing through the series at some point.
 

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I am still trying to decide between Alien Isolation and Call of Juarez. Would be my first time with both. Anyone pick them up yet?
 

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Besides Animal Crossing, there’s not much I’m looking forward to in the first half. Who knows when Doom, The Outer Worlds, and Xenoblade will release? Maybe one or more will come out and buffer the lineup, but it’s looking like a disappointing first half. I really thought Nintendo would be able to pump out first party titles, now that they only have one platform to focus on. I really don’t think Nintendo is going to have a year like 2017 again, or at least not for a while.
 

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For me, this is what looks like I'll be buying playing on the Switch in 2020 (regarding what's been announced already)
- TMS (already purchased, played a little bit on thursday, plan on resuming this week)
-Darksiders Genesis (don't plan to purchase it on PS4, as I think it seems to fit the Switch screen fine)
- Pokemon Mistery Dungeon (this seems like an ok time-filler type of game)
- FE3H last DLC (FE3H was my favourite Nintendo game from last year)
- The Outer Worlds (supposing it's a fine port)
- Doom Eternal (even though I'm considering buying it on PS4 for the online MP...)
- Panzer Dragoon (depending on what's released)
- Xenoblade,
- Deadly Premonition 2

I will probably also buy some indie games, like silksong and axion verge 2. I like to mix AAA and indies
 
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I just began playing trough Collection of Mana. I have never played these games before, so I decided to tackle them in release order. I am couple of hours into Final Fantasy Adventure (or Mystic Quest for us Europeans), and it feels like a fun game in vein of Zelda with few RPG elements.

Everyone with at least some interest should definitely check out this game. Especially if you can find the physical release, the boxart is corgeous. Looking forward to Trials of Mana remake next year.
 

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I just began playing trough Collection of Mana. I have never played these games before, so I decided to tackle them in release order. I am couple of hours into Final Fantasy Adventure (or Mystic Quest for us Europeans), and it feels like a fun game in vein of Zelda with few RPG elements.

Everyone with at least some interest should definitely check out this game. Especially if you can find the physical release, the boxart is corgeous. Looking forward to Trials of Mana remake next year.
I am also working my way through Final Fantasy Adventure currently. It is pretty neat for it's time.
 

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They should rebrand Nintendo online as Nintendo access. Lock first party online games behind it and legacy systems (as it is now), but open up third party games to free online for everyone. It’s impossible finding online players in some of these games
What third party games can’t you find online players?


I just began playing trough Collection of Mana. I have never played these games before, so I decided to tackle them in release order. I am couple of hours into Final Fantasy Adventure (or Mystic Quest for us Europeans), and it feels like a fun game in vein of Zelda with few RPG elements.

Everyone with at least some interest should definitely check out this game. Especially if you can find the physical release, the boxart is corgeous. Looking forward to Trials of Mana remake next year.
I am also working my way through Final Fantasy Adventure currently. It is pretty neat for it's time.
Did either of you get the controller bug? I had to drop it last week and start playing Breath of Fire instead, because the controller bug in Collection of Mana was terrible.
 

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What third party games can’t you find online players?




Did either of you get the controller bug? I had to drop it last week and start playing Breath of Fire instead, because the controller bug in Collection of Mana was terrible.

Luckily I have not but I read that it had to do with the sensitivity with something in the right joycon even if you are using the pro controller.. Did you try re calibrating the right joycon yet?