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Switch Craft is brought to you live every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Tune in live at Twitch.tv/runjumpstomp/ This episode of Switch Craft is made possible by Patrons like Raskull – Get Switch Craft and my other content ad free for as little as a dollar at Patreon.com/RunJumpStomp/ Leave a voicemail for the show by heading to runjumpstomp.com/voicemail from any device, and I may play it on the show!

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Nintendo Download 7/11/19

Preload Astral Chain

Nontendo

Get your pitchforks ready for Shenmue 3

FF7R is still a PS4 exclusive Until its not.

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Email from Joshua

Hey Bill,

I was looking at the prices of the Nintendo Switch and the Lite Switch and I realized that the Lite Switch is only $100 dollars cheaper than the regular Switch. I feel this is a huge mistake on Nintendo’s part if you add up the numbers. The main things that come with the regular Switch in the box are: a dock, an HDMI cord, joy-con straps, and a charger. The Lite switch only comes with a charger and the console. The dock, joy-con straps, and HDMI cable that don’t come with the Switch Lite are about $95. Meaning that when you buy a regular Switch you are paying bout $5 for: HD rumble, removable and replaceable joy-cons, a kick-stand, a bigger screen and controls, TV accessibility, more games, etc.  You get all of this stuff for an amazing deal compared to the Switch Lite all for the price of a little bit smaller battery life. For these reasons, I would pick a regular Nintendo Switch over the Lite Switch any day. While I can see the Switch Lite for lil’ Timmy, I am not letting Nintendo fool me. (I like to crunch numbers if you couldn’t tell)

Almost your biggest fan, 
                           Joshua C.   
                                 or “Cooprider88″

Email from Jeremy

Hey Bill,

Just wanted to share my thoughts on the switch lite. I’m a little disappointed with the price and no real upgrades to justify the cost. I think that when this releases in September for $200 dollars, people online will be selling their older Nintendo Switch’s on (Facebook Market) ( OfferUp) or (Craigslist) for the same price or lower. So why purchase this when I could get a better switch? I feel like I will wait for the next rumored Upgraded larger model in the future.Thanks for the consistent great content
Jeremy in Portland.

Email from Scott

Just catching up on some NSC episodes and you are talking about Langrisser comming to switch, It came to genesis when I was young and I loved it but it was called “warsong” just an FYI if you were interested 

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Switch Craft Show Notes 365

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C-net interviews Doug Bowser about the Switch Lite

We believe the two systems will complement each other and coexist in the market,” Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser said in a conversation with CNET, distinguishing the Lite as a “compact, lightweight, dedicated gaming device.

Doug Bowser (via Cnet)

There are no plans, or nothing to announce, in terms of further variations of Joy-Con.

Doug Bowser (via Cnet)

Yes, you will have the ability to transfer between devices, your gameplay experiences. More to come on there, but that is the intention,

Doug Bowser (via Cnet)

Investors are bullish on Switch Lite

The OG Switch is getting new hardware as well!

Nintendo Download 7/11/19

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Nintendo Introduces Nintendo Switch Lite, A Device Dedicated to Handheld Game Play

In a video today, Nintendo introduced Nintendo Switch Lite, a device designed specifically to play Nintendo Switch games in handheld mode. The Nintendo Switch Lite system launches Sept. 20 at a suggested retail price of $199.99 and will be available in three different colors: yellow, gray and turquoise. A carrying case and screen protector set for Nintendo Switch Lite will also be available.
 “Adding Nintendo Switch Lite to the lineup gives gamers more color and price point options,” said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “Now consumers can choose the system that best suits how they like to play their favorite Nintendo Switch games.”


 The flagship Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017 and offers three different play modes: playing in TV mode by placing the system into a Nintendo Switch dock, playing cooperatively or competitively in tabletop mode by sharing Joy-Con controllers and playing in handheld mode. The system comes with either Gray Joy-Con controllers or Neon Red and Neon Blue Joy-Con controllers.
 Nintendo Switch Lite has integrated controls and is smaller than the flagship version of Nintendo Switch. It has no kickstand and, as a dedicated handheld gaming device, does not support video output to a TV. Therefore, it does not come with a dock or HDMI cable. For a full list of the differences between Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/compare.


 The new device can play all games in the robust Nintendo Switch library that support handheld mode*, although some games will have restrictions. Compatible game modes will be listed on the back of game packaging and in Nintendo eShop.


 Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite owners can get together to enjoy compatible multiplayer titles like Super Mario Maker 2Mario Kart 8 DeluxeSplatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate together via Nintendo Switch Online** or local wireless multiplayer***.
 For additional information about Nintendo Switch Lite, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/lite/.
 * For games that support tabletop mode, players can wirelessly connect Joy-Con controllers (sold separately) to Nintendo Switch Lite. In these cases, users will need to have a device to recharge Joy-Con controllers, such as the Joy-Con Charging Grip.

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Switch Craft Show Notes 364

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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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Check out Alex’s podcast!

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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)

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Switch Craft Show Notes 356

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A mini quote from Nintendo…

“We acknowledge that there have been reports [about this]. Answering to rumours and speculations would end up stealing surprises from our customers and also be unprofitable to all of our shareholders, so we have no answer to that. As a general theory, we are always performing development of new hardware.”

Source: Japanese Nintendo
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Nintendo Download June 27

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