Weâ€™re really thrown off by fighting game soundtracks at the following link.
Like Nintendoâ€™s previous console releases thereâ€™s any number of puns I could make here involving the name of their latest – but none of us on the show are fathers so weâ€™ll leave the dad jokes to the experts.
But, like any parent, weâ€™re (somewhat) responsible adults who look at spending three hundred dollars and try to see what value we have in it. So far, based on the launch library, weâ€™re finding none. Look, I donâ€™t care if the console came with all the launch titles and still cost three hundred bucks, if they arenâ€™t games I want to play, then Iâ€™m not interested. And outside of Zelda, at the moment, thereâ€™s nothing else. And even with that I can play it on a WiiU, seemingly without any loss of visual quality or anything else for that matter outside of portability. And if everything we know were to hold true for the rest of the year, Iâ€™m still at a loss on spending three hundred dollars to play Zelda AND Mario come the fall. Iâ€™m sure other titles weâ€™ll be announced and shown off, but the WiiU never became an interest until just this past year with a great library of games to pick from and now you can toss Zelda into that which knocks the Switch down to ONE game Iâ€™d be interested in.
I admit the allure is there. For me, anyway. Itâ€™s something new in the world of gadgets and games and thatâ€™s always a siren song for me, but Nintendo has shown me THREE times now that this isnâ€™t a console Iâ€™ll play at launch and weâ€™ll need to wait for the library to hopefully grow with some worthwhile exclusive titles. I say all of this knowing full well if they threw in something with Metroid Iâ€™d be in on day one more than likely.
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