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Nintendo Is Looking To Create Unique Experiences With Switch HD Rumble And Joy-Cons In 2018

Nintendo has briefly shared its plans for 2018 with a Japanese newspaper and it seems that the emphasis for the new year is providing unique experiences with the technology in the Switch controllers – the Joy-Cons. The company says that it plans to make new gameplay experiences which utilise the HD Rumble and motion detection cameras from the Joy-Cons. We shall have to wait and see what they have in store for us.

Thanks to Nintendo First Order Reaver for the news tip!

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25 comments

  1. I hate motion controls. I think if they are done minimally, like in the new Mario or Zelda, it can be a great compliment to a standard controller. The only motion based games I like are driving games like Mario kart, with the option to turn them off.

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  2. As long as motion controls are optional this time around, I’m cool with this. I’d even use motion controls for some games if they aren’t forced & badly integrated, like in Star Fox Zero. (Of course, it’d be nice if they made some better Joy-Con Straps, or thicker Joy-Cons, because they aren’t very comfortable in my hands for long periods of time.)

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  3. I’m still waiting for an enjoyable tennis game, the perfect companion for Joy-Cons. It’s incredible that almost a year passed and no one made it. In the eighties tennis games were so common, and we had not rackets to play them with. Meh.

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    1. An HD remake of Skyward Sword, like what they did with Wind Waker, would be great as they can improve and/or get rid of the things in the game that annoyed some people about it.

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    1. No. No it’s not. (Still waiting for a Zelda game that uses HD Rumble! The next Metroid better use HD Rumble, too, or there will be hell to pay!)

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