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#2301 NE146 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat May 20, 2017 11:05 AM

 
NE146-- Score, good job on that, don't blame you buying both.  If I had deeper pockets I'd probably have snapped up another as a gift too when I saw 2 at Meijer behind the glass like a month ago.


oh it's not a gift.. she lives in Guam and was asking me to look for one for her for some time now.. :) it was just so surprising they were right there, I totally never expected it i

#2302 Tanooki OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat May 20, 2017 12:28 PM

In a way at this point, paying for it or not, it is one as they can be tricky to find somewhat still.  They do hit stores every week, but not in huge numbers so scaper tools try and still make a $100 on them.



#2303 Atariboy OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue May 23, 2017 11:16 AM

8BitDo has updated their firmware to allow their wireless controllers like the SuperNes gamepad to work on the Switch.

 

Should come in handy when the Virtual Console launches, not to mention the quickly growing Arcade Archives line from Hamster.


Edited by Atariboy, Tue May 23, 2017 11:16 AM.


#2304 Austin OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun May 28, 2017 5:26 PM

Well, I caved. I bought a Switch online Thursday morning. Hopefully it will be here Tuesday (I'd say tomorrow, but.. that whole holiday thing and all with the post office being closed).

 

I've actually gone looking for one locally on a whim multiple times in the last month, and each time resulted in a multi-hour search that ended up empty handed. I again got the urge Thursday morning, but instead of shopping around locally, I did so online. All standard retailers were sold out, and for grins I checked GameStop last. They had bundles in stock and I went ahead and snagged one because it included stuff I was going to buy anyway (Mario Kart 8 physical, a joycon charge dock, and some extra random goodies). The price was about $380. Separately, I picked up a Pro Controller, Ultra Street Fighter II, and Bomberman. I'll probably snag Blazing Star and Blaster Master Zero when I receive the system.

 

Interestingly, I just checked their website. The bundles are still available, but the price has been bumped to $400 and they removed the Joycon charge dock and are including a tablet cradle with the Mario Kart bundle, and it looks like a carrying case with the Zelda bundle (Zelda bundle wasn't available when I ordered on Thursday).



#2305 Kosmic Stardust OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun May 28, 2017 6:01 PM

8BitDo has updated their firmware to allow their wireless controllers like the SuperNes gamepad to work on the Switch.

 

Should come in handy when the Virtual Console launches, not to mention the quickly growing Arcade Archives line from Hamster.

I haven't upgraded the controller firmware but it would be great to use an SNES Pro controller for SFII Ultra. I may have to see what needs to be done to get that ball rolling.



#2306 Tanooki OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun May 28, 2017 10:33 PM

I finally was able to fire up SSF2 Ultra today and I can see it works pretty solid with the little joystick, crap with the d-pad as it is compared (functional though, probably fine if I bothered to get used to it.)  I did find an 8bitdo FC 30 twin stick pad for $30+shipping so I"ll have that sometime during the week.  I'll throw the update at it and see how it goes as I'm quite curious.



#2307 Kosmic Stardust OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun May 28, 2017 10:36 PM

I'm gonna go fire it up. Sadly I didn't bring my Pro controller to my fiance's, just the tablet and the adapter, so looks like I'll be using the D-buttons... :roll:



#2308 Punisher5.0 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon May 29, 2017 12:32 AM

Well, I caved. I bought a Switch online Thursday morning. Hopefully it will be here Tuesday (I'd say tomorrow, but.. that whole holiday thing and all with the post office being closed).
 
I've actually gone looking for one locally on a whim multiple times in the last month, and each time resulted in a multi-hour search that ended up empty handed. I again got the urge Thursday morning, but instead of shopping around locally, I did so online. All standard retailers were sold out, and for grins I checked GameStop last. They had bundles in stock and I went ahead and snagged one because it included stuff I was going to buy anyway (Mario Kart 8 physical, a joycon charge dock, and some extra random goodies). The price was about $380. Separately, I picked up a Pro Controller, Ultra Street Fighter II, and Bomberman. I'll probably snag Blazing Star and Blaster Master Zero when I receive the system.
 
Interestingly, I just checked their website. The bundles are still available, but the price has been bumped to $400 and they removed the Joycon charge dock and are including a tablet cradle with the Mario Kart bundle, and it looks like a carrying case with the Zelda bundle (Zelda bundle wasn't available when I ordered on Thursday).


Congrats on getting one. I got a bundle one too and use everything but Has Been Heroes.

We are in the same position with ordering stuff this weekend. I ordered an S8 that I would have recieved on Saturday but apparently UPS closed for a three day weekend. So my package is just sitting there till Tuesday. Pretty crazy considering how even the post office was open on Saturday. Ohh well first world country problems.

#2309 Asaki OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon May 29, 2017 1:39 AM

I know this is last-gen, but I finally gave in and bought a Pro Controller for the WiiU B) Arriving Wednesday, maybe.

It probably won't get much use until the second BotW DLC at the end of the year.

#2310 Austin OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue May 30, 2017 8:29 PM

Received my Switch in the mail today!
 
The system update took all of 10 seconds. Crazy.
 

Went a little ballistic with downloadable titles, but I plan on streaming this thing quite a bit, so it will be worth it. :thumbsup:



#2311 Kosmic Stardust OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jun 1, 2017 2:37 AM

Awesome! :thumbsup:



#2312 Tanooki OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jun 8, 2017 12:32 PM

Hey it appears Wonderboy the Dragon's Trap just dropped on GoG.com for $20.  Wasn't this supposed to come out physically on Switch, or was it just the PS4 getting it from those scalper buddies at limited run games?






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