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Handheld games only

No kickstand

No HD Rumble

No TV

Better Battery

The Nintendo Switch Lite also features a battery life of 3-7 hours, a slight improvement over the original’s 2.5-6.5 hours.

IGN

due to a more power-efficient chip layout, as well as the lack of additional batteries in the built-in controllers

The Verge

No Adjustable Brightness (I’m guessing just Auto)

Is this the end of the 3DS?

We’ll continue to support our 3DS family of systems as long as there is demand,” says Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser.

Doug Bowser Via The Verge

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Made in Vietnam?

Bethesda talks Nintendo

Certainly, you’re not the wrong in that the level of support we have for Switch looks pretty dramatically different if you compare the last couple of years to the previous 15. I think that’s due in large part to what that console could do versus any other Nintendo platform relative to the other platforms we were making games for. One of the things we discovered in talking with Nintendo, is that there’s a segment of their audience who plays other kinds of things on their platform that also likes our stuff. And there’s a segment of their audience — and it’s a healthy size — whose entry point into the platform is our title. [Nintendo] can see what is the first thing people play on a new Switch account, and when it’s a Doom or a Skyrim, they’re like: ‘Somebody got a Switch and decided to play your game before anything else.”

Pete Hines (Bethesda) Via GameIndustry.biz

Breath of the Wild comes back!

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Switch Craft Show Notes 362

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79th Annual Shareholder’s Meeting

To end the game with just one of the three houses, it took me 80 hours. I did not cut the vocals or cutscenes, of course. So if you want to do the three paths, it can take you more than 200 hours.

Kasukihara-san Director of FE3H – Via JeuxVideo.com

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Email from Zach

Hey Bill,

I was just listening to your episode talking about how Pokémon Sword and Shield won’t include the National Dex. Now.. I will preface this by saying that this is coming totally from someone who has never played a Pokémon game before; therefore I just don’t “get it.”

The Pokémon Company by no means has to include all of the Pokémon from previous games. However, they could take a page from Nintendo’s playbook. When Smash Ultimate was announced, Nintendo was very transparent about how turning all previous characters into assist trophies would have been too much labor.. therefore they created the Spirit Mode. 

That’s pretty much my point.  Should they show some creativity like their parent-company, the Pokémon Company could very well be avoiding these PR nightmares. 

Cheers, and thank you for what you do. I love your network of shows. 

Zach (ShuBrew)

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Switch Craft Show Notes 361

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Prime Day

Nontendo

We had originally planned for PC distribution through Steam,” Ys Net said. “In response to backers who have requested Steam keys for their rewards, we discussed offering the keys on the day of release. However, coordination with the sales policies of the involved companies was untenable, and as a result we are not able to make a day one distribution option for Steam keys available.

Shenmue Developer Ys Net

Sony sees Microsoft as its main competitor in the next generation, with Google a potential threat in the mid- to long-term as internet technology advances, one company official said.Nintendo Co. isn’t perceived as a major rival, the person said, because its main users tend to be younger than PlayStation’s core demographic.

PlayStation has been one of the most successful mass-market products of the past quarter-century; the PlayStation 4 alone is expected to pass 100 million units this year. Sony’s latest thinking puts less stress on overall sales numbers and more on the most-profitable segment of the market: the devoted fans who buy big-budget titles, such as Bethesda Softworks LLC’s “Fallout” series and Take-Two Interactive SoftwareInc.’s “Red Dead Redemption.”

A second Sony official said the company believes people buy a videogame console to play graphics-heavy games.

Wall Street Journal

Sony is concentrating its attention on large software publishers as it gets ready for the next PlayStation, according to executives at Sony and software makers. In general, publishers want their games on multiple platforms to maximize sales, while console makers look to make deals for exclusive content or an initial period of exclusive sales.

Some executives at smaller game makers say they have felt snubbed by Sony, in contrast to Nintendo. At the Tokyo Game Show in September, Nintendo is supporting events to showcase independent game developers. Sony used to do the same, but isn’t planning to this year, the first Sony official said.

Sony still welcomes games from independent studios, the first Sony official said, but the emphasis is on strengthening relationships with large publishers since resources are limited. The thinking is, the official said, that people buy a console to play high-quality games available only on that platform, not smaller games also available on smartphones.

Wall Street Journal Via RestERA

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Email from Zach

Hey Bill,

I was just listening to your episode talking about how Pokémon Sword and Shield won’t include the National Dex. Now.. I will preface this by saying that this is coming totally from someone who has never played a Pokémon game before; therefore I just don’t “get it.”

The Pokémon Company by no means has to include all of the Pokémon from previous games. However, they could take a page from Nintendo’s playbook. When Smash Ultimate was announced, Nintendo was very transparent about how turning all previous characters into assist trophies would have been too much labor.. therefore they created the Spirit Mode. 

That’s pretty much my point.  Should they show some creativity like their parent-company, the Pokémon Company could very well be avoiding these PR nightmares. 

Cheers, and thank you for what you do. I love your network of shows. 

Zach (ShuBrew)

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Switch Craft Show Notes 360

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Creator of Celeste

Bloodstained dev details bug fixes

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Email from Zach

Hey Bill,

I was just listening to your episode talking about how Pokémon Sword and Shield won’t include the National Dex. Now.. I will preface this by saying that this is coming totally from someone who has never played a Pokémon game before; therefore I just don’t “get it.”

The Pokémon Company by no means has to include all of the Pokémon from previous games. However, they could take a page from Nintendo’s playbook. When Smash Ultimate was announced, Nintendo was very transparent about how turning all previous characters into assist trophies would have been too much labor.. therefore they created the Spirit Mode. 

That’s pretty much my point.  Should they show some creativity like their parent-company, the Pokémon Company could very well be avoiding these PR nightmares. 

Cheers, and thank you for what you do. I love your network of shows. 

Zach (ShuBrew)

Outro

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Switch Craft Show Notes 359

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Thanks to Scott Mahan for the 5 star review

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Email From Joel

Hi Bill, on your show you were talking about Nintendo not censoring games and instead offering parental controls. Their parental controls are pretty anemic though.

Mario Maker 2 restricts all online interaction with parental controls, kids aren’t allowed to download levels or anything. My only choice seems to be to whitelist the game for my kids. The problem is user comments. I’m aware that some people will build inappropriate things into their levels, but that is much less common than inappropriate user comments. As a matter of fact on the very first level I downloaded there was one. I’m sure popular levels are more likely to have them.

I know comments can be turned off, but there doesn’t seem to be a way to restrict a user from turning them back on. It’s not a good situation. I couldn’t even find a way to report the comment, though I would think there must be one.

It’s a pretty sad situation when I can’t let my kids freely play Mario on their own. The internet isn’t going to change, so Nintendo should give us more granularity in the parental controls. They have a smart phone app dedicated to it, and aren’t doing much with it. I’m happy to have the choices we do on switch without censorship, but they need to give parents better tools (and folders to hide some of those game icons).

Joel

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Contest winner

We’ve come a long way from Sega does what Nintendont.

Big news in the homebrew scene

A message from the Pokemon Company

A PAIR of PSAs

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