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  • A Switch is for life, not just for Zelda

  • seeyoshirun 24/03/2017

    Zelda alone makes it a worthwhile purchase for me, especially since I can take it with me when I'm stuck waiting around in town.

    The other indies and whatnot on the console are all nice supplements to that, and I think the line-up has plenty to keep one occupied, but I wouldn't go out of my way to recommend the console to people if they're not into Zelda (or if they already own a Wii U).

    As far as having headline acts to recommend, I think the console will be a better prospect for non-Zelda fans at the end of this year when more of its heavy hitters have arrived (or maybe mid-year if one doesn't own a Wii U; Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and a Splatoon sequel would be pretty awesome if one hasn't already played the Wii U versions).
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  • Mass Effect: Andromeda review

  • seeyoshirun 20/03/2017

    Just in case anyone's interested, the game is sitting on 75 on Metacritic at the moment - otherwise known as a good score for lower-budget games, but a pretty bad score for a AAA release. Reply +1
  • Breath of the Wild shows Nintendo is learning from PC games

  • seeyoshirun 16/03/2017

    @p_nut_uk I arrived at that same island with 4 hearts, too, and no stamina upgrades - it was one of the first places I stumbled upon.

    I promptly reloaded from an earlier save when I realised how out of my depth I was! Haven't been back yet.
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  • seeyoshirun 16/03/2017

    @thebuzzard I think you're seeing 2007 through rose-coloured glasses.

    Also, there's something to be said for artistic direction, which Breath of the Wild (like most Zelda games) has in spades. To me, that's far more important than pixel-pushing.
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  • Nintendo Switch lets you see your playtime - after 10 days

  • seeyoshirun 13/03/2017

    Only 40 hours? Wimpy. Reply 0
  • Nintendo investigating Switch Joy-Con issues

  • seeyoshirun 13/03/2017

    "And so we are in a fact-finding mode"

    That's probably better than the way a lot of journalists seem to be construing this as some widespread issue that people are more likely to encounter than not.

    I'd be super interested to see some kind of estimate on what the actual percentage of owners is that are affected by the issue, because at the moment this all seems suspiciously like a classic case of self-selection bias being mistaken for a widespread problem.
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  • I played five indie games on Switch and they were all good

  • seeyoshirun 12/03/2017

    @Masaroth I've been having similar thoughts about the Switch's future. If they keep this sort of thing up, their console may end up getting a lot of traction just as AAA fatigue starts to set in for journalists and consumers alike. Hell, I think AAA fatigue is already starting to set in a bit. Reply +1
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has a new unlockable character for beating its hardest difficulty

  • seeyoshirun 12/03/2017

    @VanillaLake Yeah, I'm super disappointed in the lack of battle mode DLC for the Wii U version, too. I love the game but I'm not about to pay full price for one extra feature and a handful of new characters.

    I'd still happily recommend a purchase of this to anyone who skipped Wii U and bought a Switch, though. It looks like it's shaping up to be the definitive version of the game.
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  • Breath of the Wild is a Zelda game for the Minecraft generation

  • seeyoshirun 11/03/2017

    @samharper I've definitely noticed Monolith's influence in this game, too, in ways I wasn't expecting.

    You know how you have to pray to basically level up in this game? A very similar mechanic was included in Baten Kaitos, which Monolith co-developed with Tri-crescendo back on the GameCube. There are lots of subtle touches that basically show the amount of homework Nintendo did on this game.
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  • seeyoshirun 10/03/2017

    Starting most Nintendo games is often a grind of tutorials and tips that halt the action as they carefully teach you the key systems.
    This is half true. With their more expansive, exploratory games like Zelda or Xenoblade, yes, there's a fair bit of time spent walking the player through tutorial sections that introduce the player to the game's systems. With things like Mario Kart or most of their platformers, though, Nintendo have generally been quite good at allowing the action to feel immediate, using level design to guide the player without actually making them feel like they're being taught.

    The beauty of Breath of the Wild is that it seems to have taken a lot of those principles of the early levels of Mario games, and applied them to open-world design. You get to figure things out for yourself, even though hints are seamlessly worked into the game's world. It's marvellous.
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  • Zelda: Breath of the Wild players have worked out how to beat enemies with a chicken

  • seeyoshirun 10/03/2017

    @Justmotley If Ganon can be killed by chickens, I think that'll be my approach. I'm certainly keen to try this on some of the other tough creatures in the game. Reply +2
  • 3DS curio Bye-bye Boxboy! has a UK release date

  • seeyoshirun 10/03/2017

    @Tiel Nothing wrong with that, I've gone PC/Nintendo for a while as well, just in a different order of priority!

    As far as the FIFA/CoD thing is concerned, people who think that way need to remember that the world doesn't revolve around them (although there are gamers from all walks who behave like this). What one person finds interesting, others find horribly dull.
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  • seeyoshirun 10/03/2017

    @Tiel I agree that Nintendo need to get busy bringing 3DS developers across to Switch (which we've already seen the first hints of - the Bravely Default team are making an RPG for the console already).

    This whole "Nintendo as your second console" line needs to stop, though. There are plenty of us who prefer their games and have one of the other consoles as a secondary one, thank you very much.
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  • Is Zelda on Switch worth the upgrade from Wii U?

  • seeyoshirun 09/03/2017

    @Wyrm Totally disagree with you. The technical side of the game isn't perfect, but I think the artistic merits of its visual style completely outweigh any minor negatives.

    Also, I'm sure this has been reiterated about a billion times already (since people have been pulling the "Nintendo should stop doing hardware" line since the late N64 era), but if Nintendo stopped doing hardware their games would suffer, too. They design their hardware around the kind of games they want to make. They're also the only one of the big three actively seeking out ways to try something different with hardware design. That they don't always succeed (see: Wii U) doesn't matter, the industry benefits from having a company that doesn't play so conservatively with their approach to technology, and one that does a lot to help ensure console gaming maintains its own unique identity, separate from PC gaming.
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  • seeyoshirun 05/03/2017

    So basically, if you already own a Wii U, either version is probably fine unless you really want to be able to play on the go. If you don't own a Wii U - presumably because no other game on the console called out to you - then you're probably better getting the Switch version since the console already looks to have much better support software-wise. Fair enough.

    I've got the Switch version and while I've noticed some slight drops in framerate here and there, they haven't detracted from the experience. It's not the kind of game that suffers heavily from that sort of thing.
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  • Super Bomberman R review

  • seeyoshirun 09/03/2017

    I still pull out Super Bomberman '93 on the Wii's Virtual Console or Bomberman Generation on the GameCube if I want a bit of a crack at this sort of thing, but this sounds like something I might consider picking up when it's much, much cheaper than it is now. Snipperclips and 1-2-Switch are already great fun and my next multiplayer purchase is probably going to be Fast RMX. Reply +4
  • Watch: Johnny cooks meat and mushroom skewers from Breath of the Wild

  • seeyoshirun 08/03/2017

    I've had a bout of gastroenteritis since Saturday - I've been well enough to lie on the couch and play Breath of the Wild, but that's about it (actually, for about half a day, I couldn't even do that).

    I was not anticipating the kind of torture I'd find in this game. I miss food terribly and at the moment I can't eat... well, most things. This game's adorable and delicious-looking cooking segments are messing with my head.

    I may actually cook these in a few days when I'm feeling up to it!
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  • Snipperclips review

  • seeyoshirun 08/03/2017

    When some friends and I had a bit of a launch party last Friday, this was the game we spent the most time on by far. I don't know that I'd say it feels "slight", although I'd absolutely love to see a sequel with a larger number of levels and more multiplayer modes, because I don't feel like this is something I'd easily tire of. Reply 0
  • Nintendo Switch off to solid sales start in UK

  • seeyoshirun 08/03/2017

    @VanillaLake I haven't seen a ton of complaints about the lack of backwards compatibility - since a lot of people probably still don't realise the Wii U existed, I don't know if that'll be a problem.

    The continued support for 3DS doesn't seem especially confusing, I think it's just Nintendo hedging their bets until they see if the Switch takes off or not. Given Switch's ability as a handheld, though, I think it's pretty inevitable that it will start cannibalising 3DS sales rather quickly.

    Meanwhile, just as a sidenote, while the Switch didn't beat Wii's opening weekend in the UK, apparently it did in Europe as a whole:

    http://cheatfeed.info/nintendo-switch-companys-biggest-selling-european-hardware-launch-ever/
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  • seeyoshirun 07/03/2017

    @VanillaLake Yeah, the general gist of things seems to be that launch sales are sort of important, but not the be-all and end-all.

    I didn't know the 3DS had such a good launch. There are a lot of reasons why that might have been the case, though. Handheld devices have always been an easier sell for Nintendo (the Switch is a handheld, too, but that's not the foot Nintendo is leading with). Couple that with the 3DS riding on the coattails of the DS (whose audience hadn't lost interest in it, unlike that of the Wii) and 3DS being fast out the gate isn't surprising.

    I'm pretty optimistic about Switch, anyway. The launch hasn't been perfect but I think there's been far more good than bad (and the marketing seems vastly improved over the Wii U's). The line-up of first-party stuff for the first nine months is much stronger, too. You're right, though, that we won't really be able to draw a lot of meaningful conclusions about the Switch's future until early next year.
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  • seeyoshirun 07/03/2017

    That it sold less well than Wii in the UK doesn't surprise me; the UK seems to have drifted away from Nintendo and it's basically their worst market now (and also possibly Sony's best market).

    Apparently the Switch had a better launch than the Wii in the US. One of the NYT journos did an interview with Reggie about it, and posted a few tweets about it.
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  • Nintendo gives Switch Joy-Con wireless connectivity advice, warns of nearby fish tanks

  • seeyoshirun 05/03/2017

    Has anyone else here been having issues with this? I've probably clocked up about 15 hours across a couple of different games (mostly Zelda) and haven't noticed any problems yet. Reply +2
  • Zelda on Switch runs more smoothly in portable mode

  • seeyoshirun 04/03/2017

    I've spent a few hours playing the game so far and haven't noticed any major problems with frame-rate yet, will be interesting to see if they crop up as I get further in. While I love a stable frame-rate, I'm not going to hold it against this game if the issues are fairly rare. It's not the kind of game where those issues are likely to cause problems with gameplay (as it would with a lot of fighting games or shooters).

    It also helps that the artistic direction is absolutely stunning, and generally I find that far more important.
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  • 1-2-Switch review

  • seeyoshirun 03/03/2017

    @ToWhomItMayConcern
    Should've been thrown in with a Switch purchase. Pay full price for this and you've more money than sense.
    Having now paid full price (well, almost full price) for it, I can say I'm quite happy with my decision and it'll probably be a games night staple.

    I don't think it's a "more money than sense" deal, but it's definitely not a game for people who don't like party games or don't enjoy being, well, rather silly.
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  • seeyoshirun 03/03/2017

    @VanillaLake
    By the way, in my experience, the most "casual" Nintendo game, the game that has people that never play games want to play MY games is Mario Kart.
    Although I think there have been periods where this hasn't been the case (like the craze that was Wii Sports), in the long run, I'd agree with you. It's probably smart that Nintendo are doing a re-release of Mario Kart 8, it's one of the best in a popular series but a lot of people never played it. A lot of people probably still think the last one was Mario Kart Wii.
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  • seeyoshirun 03/03/2017

    @berelain
    want to pretend to catch a sword? Tough, you have to milk a virtual cow ten more times before you can do that!
    So not the way it ends up working out. We had a random selection of five games to pick from (which changed slightly after we were done with each one, so we probably saw about 7-8 options) and I think we played five different games about twice each before everything was unlocked. There was no requirement to linger on anything for longer than one wanted.
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  • seeyoshirun 03/03/2017

    So I picked up my console earlier this morning, along with Zelda, Snipperclips, 1-2-Switch and and extra set of Joycons (mostly so we could try Snipperclips' four-player puzzles). Had a bit of a launch party with eight friends.

    I can see how the enjoyment of 1-2-Switch would depend largely on the kind of people you're friends with (and also on whether you have many friends, I guess); it's well-suited to people who don't take themselves too seriously. We had an absolute blast with it, though, and while some games were definitely favourites, I was surprised that there didn't seem to be a dud in the bunch.

    For making an arse of yourself, our group really got into Copy Dance and Runway. For sheer weirdness, Milk. For the subtleties of the Joycons, Safe Crack, Ball Counting and Joycon Rotation. For psyching each other out, Quick Draw, Samurai Training and Sneaky Dice. With that last one, one of my friends was great at telling the truth but making the other person think they were lying. The controllers are surprisingly cool - I was quite impressed by how much more precise rumble and motion control are now versus the Wii era.

    I think a non-rating for the game is probably fair; it's not an earth-shattering achievement and like the EG review says, it more or less follows the Nintendo tradition of showcasing the unique aspects of their latest console in a way that feels playful and social. More than most games, though, I think it's one whose value really depends on the person, so if you're not a big party gamer, it'd be about a 4/10. If you are, it's probably more like an 8 or 9.

    Oh, and it's very camp. So it helps if you appreciate camp.
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  • Finally, we have answers to Nintendo Switch's digital game sharing questions

  • seeyoshirun 03/03/2017

    For the moment, I'm going to give them the benefit of the doubt. They've apparently said they'll be working in other ways to add friends (other than friend codes) later on, so presumably a lot of this is Nintendo figuring shit out. Reply +1
  • Nintendo Switch eShop games and prices revealed

  • seeyoshirun 02/03/2017

    Let's forget about the ridiculousness of the Bomberman price for a moment - Snipperclips looks ace and is barely a third of the price. Reply +1
  • Friend codes return for Nintendo Switch

  • seeyoshirun 02/03/2017

    http://www.polygon.com/2017/3/2/14792066/nintendo-switch-friend-code-response

    So friend codes are only the initial option - social networking and NNIDs will be options later on. Thank god.

    I wonder if friend codes were simply the easiest thing for Nintendo to program into the UI in time for launch or something?
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  • seeyoshirun 02/03/2017

    @JoelStinty That's good to know, although this is still a really confusing decision. Hopefully Nintendo remember how hated the whole friend code concept was and abolish this in a later update. Reply +2
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review

  • seeyoshirun 02/03/2017

    @VanillaLake
    People might be interested in Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony, you know. Some of us have two or three new generation consoles (I have all three). This is not "Be with us or against us". Let people have their choices and express what they feel!
    Which is why I made the distinction that there are some users who keep their comments constructive. From what I've seen that includes you, so (hopefully) my post wasn't about you.

    This sort of thing, however:

    Sounds shit.
    Looks meh bro.
    Essential also because its almost the only game available....
    I highly doubt anything on Switch is essential.
    I always do the opposite of what Eurogamer says. Not on purpose. Just the way it's worked out. Horizon Zero Dawn - must play. This game - not bothered.
    Wow, but is it £320 good?
    is junk that adds absolutely nothing to discussion on here, and it's pretty clear that some people have no interest in Nintendo and want nothing but to try and ruin the fun for others. I like to think most users on here are better than that.
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  • seeyoshirun 02/03/2017

    Meanwhile, in case anyone's interested, the early crop of other reviews are very positive.

    Of the 21 reviews up on Metacritic so far, none score it lower than a 90 (which has come from three publications so far). 13 of the first 21 reviews there (including most of the publications I actually know - Edge, Time, IGN, GameSpot and Metro) gave it perfect scores. It's currently sitting on a 98, and while I'm loath to trust most reviewers individually, that's the highest Metascore for any Zelda game aside from Ocarina of Time, and the two games are currently the all-time top two on the site.
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  • seeyoshirun 02/03/2017

    Wonderful! I canít say Iím surprised at the review, the handful of other reviews to pop up early have all been glowing. I know that EDGE and Famitsu gave the game perfect scores (the first time in around two years for either publication to do so) and Gamepro Germany gave it a 94, their second-highest score ever (a 95 was awarded to GTAV, I believe).

    Now, before the anticipated crop of negative comments surfaces here, perhaps stop and consider whether you really need to come and declare your lack of interest in this game or the Switch. The comments here are thankfully not quite at IGN levels of inanity yet, but I do find it quite odd when a handful of people come to the comments sections of articles on things they have no interest in buying to tell everyone that theyíre more interested in something else, or even just to talk about how crappy they think it is. Dwelling in that kind of negativity is bad for the soul, and frankly it's a bit sad. Iím not particularly interested in picking up any of the other current-gen consoles at the moment, but I donít need to jump in on discussions about those consoles to tell that to everyone. People have different tastes and thatís an easy enough thing to respect. And really, if youíre more interested in a PS4 or XO thereís plenty to discuss there. Literally dozens of non-Switch-related articles have been posted on here in the last few days, and thereís also a forum here for you to spend time talking about the things you are interested in.

    The worst part about this is that Iíve seen genuine questions about the Switch or its software getting lost among the shuffle on some of these articles because people have been either laying bait, or taking it. I certainly hope there arenít a bunch of Nintendo fans going and doing the same thing on other articles, because that gets in the way of this place actually being a community.

    From what Iíve seen, thankfully, most people here donít behave like this, either keeping their comments constructive or staying out of discussions they have no real interest in, but itís disappointing to see a handful of users dragging down the quality of the conversation for no reason other than wanting to rain on someone elseís parade. Letís try to be better than that, yeah? There are enough places on the Internet for that kind of behaviour.
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  • Yes, Nintendo Switch games really do taste bad on purpose

  • seeyoshirun 02/03/2017

    Because of the viral nature of this story and sheer morbid curiosity, I suspect more adults will now end up discovering the taste of Switch cartridges than children will. Reply +8
  • Nintendo Switch - launch titles, games list confirmed so far and everything we know about the hardware

  • seeyoshirun 02/03/2017

    That games list has come a long way since January - I remember when there were only two launch games confirmed! I've pre-ordered my Switch along with Zelda and 1-2-Switch (yes, really), and I'll be picking up Snipperclips immediately as well because that game looks legitimately brilliant. Got my eye on a good dozen other games for this year so far, too, if I can find time to play them in between all of the irritating responsibilities that come with being an adult. Reply 0
  • Nintendo Switch review

  • seeyoshirun 01/03/2017

    @mostro
    But when you can get a PS4 with Horizon ZD and an extra controller for £199? I'm just not sure I see this ending well.
    This is always a risk; new consoles launch at a higher price, and older consoles are usually easier to find on sale or in bundles. I don't know that it's fair to compare them when the PS4, XO and Wii U all had to overcome a similar hurdle a few years back.

    Presumably, if people are into Breath of the Wild or 1-2-Switch or the whole hybrid console thing, it'll sell. I guess we'll find out soon enough.
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  • seeyoshirun 01/03/2017

    However, as a launch product, the £280/$300 price-point is a big ask compared to the competition, especially bearing in mind a launch title line-up based primarily on Wii U ports.
    Given that a relatively small number of people actually bought a Wii U, this doesn't sound like an especially big drawback. I can understand why someone who owns a Wii U (and isn't me) would hold off on getting a Switch, mind, but much of the general public barely know the Wii U existed, if they know at all. This might seem like a bit of a comeback to them.
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  • The Nintendo 64 turns 20 in Europe

  • seeyoshirun 01/03/2017

    @bad09 Oh wow, I learned something new today!

    Were there many games that supported 4-player on the 5200?
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  • seeyoshirun 01/03/2017

    (and you thought Nintendo Switch's launch lineup was bad)
    Not really, no. Certainly not now that there are somewhere between 10-15 games coming at launch.

    As for the N64, it's not my favourite Nintendo console ever but its best games (Mario 64 and the Zeldas in particular) were absolutely phenomenal. Being the first console to support four controllers without needing a multitap was pretty great, too, and plenty of games made use of that (Mario Kart 64, Mario Party 1-3, Worms: Armageddon, Gauntlet Legends, Goldeneye, Perfect Dark...).
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  • Starbound developer's Advance Wars-like Wargroove headed to Nintendo Switch

  • seeyoshirun 28/02/2017

    @el_pollo_diablo
    The Switch is looking more and more like the Vita 2, which makes me happy!
    Yep! Only it'll likely have ongoing first-party support, too. :D
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  • Hey, listen! Zelda: Breath of the Wild streams are spoiling the game's ending

  • seeyoshirun 28/02/2017

    As a sidenote, despite the somewhat emotionally charged nature of some of the Switch discussions on here (and I use the term 'discussion' loosely), I'm glad nobody in this comments section is being a dick and mentioning spoilers. It's very much appreciated, especially since there are other areas of the web where that isn't the case. Reply +1
  • Nintendo Switch has its first portable-only game you can't play on TV

  • seeyoshirun 27/02/2017

    @SavageEvil
    Perhaps some people will only play their switch in handheld mode but these guys are asking for crap sales by intentionally limiting it's output to handheld only.
    I think you underestimate the number of people who might use the Switch more as a handheld device. The Japanese market in particular is very handheld-focused, and a title like Voez will probably go over extremely well there. The publisher must think so, too, since the game is a launch title over there.
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  • Nintendo's Switch media kit includes heartfelt messages from Reggie and Zelda's director

  • seeyoshirun 27/02/2017

    @Krychek
    What's funny is that the Vita is getting more new releases in 2017 (in the West too, not just Japan) than the Switch and Wii U.
    Are you sure that's accurate? I know the Vita still gets a bit of support from Japanese devs (hardly surprising given that country's love of handheld gaming) but a lot of indies have moved on from it. Between first and second-party stuff, indies, and a couple of confirmed new third-party games like Just Dance, FIFA and NBA 2K, I'm pretty sure the Switch would have comfortably more new titles set for the year than the Vita. At least, going by what I can find about the Vita on Wikipedia's games list, that would appear to be the case...
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  • Watch: Breath of the Wild is the bravest Zelda ever

  • seeyoshirun 25/02/2017

    @dai_bonehead My pleasure! Nikanoru already mostly covered this, but to expand on their reply: Wii U is definitely your best choice at the moment if you want to discover the series, although you could potentially wait and see what gets released on the Switch, too, if you decide to start with Breath of the Wild. It's almost guaranteed that the vast majority of the series will be made available in some form on there and it sounds like the Switch version of BotW, while fundamentally the same as the Wii U version, will benefit from a more stable frame rate (somewhat important) and a slight bump in resolution (less important). Plus the whole portability thing.

    As for price, I'm in Australia so I can't make any recommendations since I don't know what the pricing is like in the UK/Europe, but I'd just recommend shopping around and perhaps looking at whatever pawn store chains you have in your part of the world if you decide to go the Wii U route. There's also GameStop/EB Games, although I know they can be a bit exploitative with their pricing. Wii U consoles will probably be fairly cheap either way, though (and there are many other excellent games on the console depending on what you like, not all of which are likely to become available on Switch any time soon).
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  • seeyoshirun 25/02/2017

    @dai_bonehead
    I've never played a Zelda game. Do they need to be played chronologically? What's the order?
    Nobody answered your question! I think everyone on here is busy either hate-trolling or responding to said hate-trolls at the moment. When a Nintendo game gets praised, some people get a bit salty.

    Anyway, to answer your question, the Zelda games are generally pretty stand-alone. Although there is a Zelda timeline (which you can search for if you want), each one generally takes place in a very different world (with certain markers and locations often reappearing in different forms, like many of them having some sort of Lake Hylia). There are some slight exceptions, like Majora's Mask taking place immediately following the events of Ocarina of Time, but even then the stories are removed enough from each other that you could play Majora's Mask first without any significant confusion.

    Now, everyone's going to tell you different things about what to play, but hopefully you'll listen to me since I replied first. :P Breath of the Wild is coming out and it sounds like it'll be a fabulously good Zelda game to start the series on if you're interested. If you play it and like it, I recommend trying to dig up Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask (both of which will probably be released on Virtual Console for the Switch, since they both were previously for the Wii U and Wii). Ocarina of Time, along with Super Mario 64, is basically the grandfather of most 3D game design today (it pioneered context-sensitive buttons and a targeting system, two things widely used by 3D games since). Majora's Mask is my personal favourite game in the series because of how weird and bleak the game is (much moreso than any other Zelda game). It doesn't eschew the gameplay structure of Ocarina of Time, exactly, but it does significantly subvert it. It's also got a really fascinating sense of hopelessness about it as you're surrounded by other characters who sense an impending apocalypse and are largely resigned to it.
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  • seeyoshirun 24/02/2017

    @AdamNovice That tendency isn't exclusive to Zelda games. I can think of a ton of releases in the past few years that were massively hyped before/during release and which will probably be largely forgotten in the near future (Destiny, Watch Dogs, some of the Battlefields, more recent CoDs, Sunset Overdrive, Driveclub, Killzone...).

    Also I agree on Skyward Sword. Wasn't that great aside from two really amazing dungeons a fair way into the game. Twilight Princess was boss, though, and I don't understand why it's derided the way it often is. It's a bit conservative for a Zelda game and it starts a little slow, but I felt like it hit all the right notes otherwise.
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  • seeyoshirun 24/02/2017

    @PinktotheLast You're the same age as me! I'll be 34 later this year.

    I don't know if BotW is my most anticipated game ever, but it's definitely up there. Oddly enough, since I live for some good local multiplayer, so is Snipperclips. Those two games make the console a must-have for me.
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  • Ellie Gibson on mortality and Mario Odyssey

  • seeyoshirun 25/02/2017

    Ellie, I sincerely hope you'll come back to review a game every once in a while again. Especially the terrible ones.

    This was a fun read, too, though.
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  • Snipperclips now a Nintendo Switch launch title

  • seeyoshirun 24/02/2017

    @feeder2033 You won't need the memory card yet, even if you're getting Zelda digitally! Hold off on that and get Snipperclips instead. Reply +1