Nintendo Switch: 2018 Holiday Buyers Guide

Well, deck my halls, its beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Because It’s exactly one month until Christmas! And your probably thinking to yourself  “crap I still need to do all of my Christmas shopping” Well your in luck dear reader because Quest 4 Pixels has your back with the Nintendo Switch: Holiday Buyers Guide; Console and Games Edition  

The Console

The Base Model 

The base model of the Nintendo Switch comes with:

  • Nintendo Switch Tablet
  • Switch Dock
  • USB-C charging cable
  • 2 Joy-Con (Left and Right)
  • Joy-Con Grip

If you really want to surprise and delight that special someone you might want to look into getting a bundle. There are a few different bundles right now but we’re going to spotlight 4 of them. 


Nintendo Switch: Fortnite Double Helix Bundle

 Fortnite is the biggest game on the planet right now and has become such a cultural phenomenon that kids are having dance offs based off the funky fresh digital moves. This bundle includes everything from the base model plus  1,000 V-bucks and unique character outfit and items.                                  Perfect for the tween/teen gamer in the family

Nintendo Switch: Pikachu and Eevee Edition with Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee! + Pokeball Plus

Whew, that was a mouthful. This bundle is one of the best yet. Whether your buying for a Pokemon veteran or newcomer, this Nintendo Switch 
bundle has everything a Pokemon trainer needs to start their adventure in the Kanto region

  • Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee (Depending on which version you get)
  • Pokeball Plus – you can play the whole game with this Pokeball controller as well as sync it to Pokemon Go and GO take it for a walk.
  • Themed Dock – a graphic of both Eevee and Pikachu are displayed on the Dock.
  • Custom Pikachu and Eevee colored Joy-Con 

Nintendo Switch: Super Smash Bros Ultimate

One of Nintendo’s biggest franchises on one of Nintendo’s best consoles . Everyone is here and this truly looks to be the Ultimate Super Smash Bros. For the casual fighting game fan to the hardcore pro player. Like seriously who doesn’t love Smash!

  • Digital Copy of Super Smash Bros. 
  • Smash Bros. Themed Dock
  • Custom Smash Bros. Joy-Con
Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Bundle

Nintendo Switch: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Bundle

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe feels like the pinnacle of the series, it took what Mario Kart 8 had on the Wii U and built upon that for a nearly perfect version of what Mario Kart can be. It really is the one Nintendo game that everyone can play and everyone can enjoy.

  • Base Model Console
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 

The Games

Zelda Breath of the Wild

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Game of year winner in 2017 and it’s not hard to see why. Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild is probably one of the best Nintendo games on the system. It was literally a breath of fresh air with its sprawling open world and creative physics engine. Go anywhere, climb anything, if you can see it you can get to it.

Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey

If Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the best Nintendo game on the system, Super Mario Odyssey isn’t far behind. The next true 3d Mario since Super Mario Sunshine. Perfect to explore and collect by yourself and it has a handy assist mode for any children who want to explore and experience the world of Super Mario Odyssey.

Splatoon 2

From its clothes, gear, weapons and music Splatoon 2 feels like a self contained culture that has created a trendy and stylish world all within a game. It gets a tremendous amount of love from the development team in the form of free updates. It has events called Splatfest every so often to keep the community engaged and the game feeling fresh. It’s a shooter that’s family friendly and something that only Nintendo could have pulled off.

Starlink

Starlink: Battle for Atlus

Nintendo has had the support of Ubisoft since the Wii days. Ubisoft even supported Nintendo during the dark era of the Wii U. Thankfully for Nintendo, Ubisoft has been hitting some real home runs on the Switch. First with Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle and now with Starlink: Battle for Atlus. Starlink with it’s inclusion of the Starfox characters has stealthy became the best Starfox game in ages. It’s fun, fast and well made everything Starfox Zero on the Wii U was not. Plus this comes with an Arwing toy that is more than worth the price of admission.


What are you waiting for? Head on over to Amazon using the links on this page to go directly to the Nintendo Switch Bundle you need and order it today before stock runs out!! All purchases made using the provided links to Amazon will go toward helping Quest 4 Pixels Gaming improve content, and pay contributors! Thank you and have a very Merry Christmas, 
Happy Hanukkah, and an amazing new year!

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Pokemon Rumours : Possible Direct in February?

Is this to good to be true?

If there was one thing the February Nintendo Direct left me wanting more of it was Pokémon. Fear not Pokémon fans we may be in luck, after a string of some cryptic tweets and some creative investigation work we may be in luck.

On February 14 @Junichi_Masuda (he is the composer, director, designer, producer, and programmer. On the Pokémon franchise.) Tweeted out a picture of a Weedle from Pokémon go. It seemed innocent enough, but then the super hardcore Pokémon fans did what they do best.

The Evidence

For the past few weeks people have been speculating, that the 8th gen of Pokémon will be titled King and Queen. A lot of the Pokémon community have dismissed this rumor until @Andrey_Arruda tweeted that same Weedle picture. He looked in to some of the numbers in the picture. First the CP was at 199, on the Pokédex that entry is SlowKing. Second the weight of the Pokémon is 4.16 kg, the Pokédex entry at 416 is Vespiquen. The picture also showed there were 226 candies, that was translated in to February 26. That date lines up with the date for the direct of Pokémon Sun and Moon back in 2016.

Could all of these coincidences be just that, coincidence. Or is there really something here only time will tell. What do you want to see from generation 8 Pokémon. Let us know in the comments down below. Also don’t forget to follow the twitter accounts from where I got this awesome information from.

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Tetris 99 for Nintendo Switch

Tetris 99 game play

Can you survive

Tetris 99 is the newest installment of this iconic gaming franchise. Tetris has a way of leading the puzzle genre of gaming, from the first VR puzzle game to now the first Battle Royal puzzle game. This installment Tetris puts you up against 98 other players, for a total of 99 players in a room. Tetris 99 is only available to customers of the Nintendo Switch online service, and it’s free. I have been barley able to pull myself away from Tetris long enough to write this up. From the hour I have played I have not waited longer then 30 seconds to get in to a match, and I have not experienced any lag or slow down, I have also never been disconnected or booted out of a game. If you are a fan of puzzle games this is defiantly for you. Also this is a great perk for Nintendo Switch online customers.

Disney Tsum Tsum Festival

Disney’s Cute new party game for the Nintendo Switch

Hitting the Nintendo Switch Eshop this year will be the Cutest new party game from Disney, developed by Bandai Namco. Disney Tsum Tsum festival is based around the lovable bean shape emoji style caricatures of iconic Disney characters. Tsum Tsum festival features four player local multiplayer, as well as online multiplayer as well. Disney Tsum Tsum festival will also have a puzzle style game that you will be able to play locally. If you have children like I do, or you are a fan of Disney in general like me then this game is for you.

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Nintendo Direct February 2019

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The first Direct of the year

With the first Nintendo Direct of the year less then 24 hours away, lets talk about what we might see tomorrow. With the out cry from the Nintendo fan base at a all time high, so much so that investor are asking Nintendo if they are still having directs or not. It is fun to speculate as to what games will be in the direct, and with a time of 35 minutes there is a whole lot that can happen. My best guesses would be we see some of the new Yoshi game coming in March. Nintendo has said they will talk about the new Fire Emblem game. I would think that Nintendo would give a little information on the new Luigi’s mansion game for the Nintendo Switch. The same would go for the new Animal Crossing game for the Nintendo Switch as well.

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Built up frustration

One thing that is not fun about Nintendo Directs are, all of the salty and angry post from people who wholeheartedly believed every single Direct rumor out there. We all know a twitter account or a YouTube channel, that will for the next weeks to come just pour hate and shade at the Big N for how horrible the Direct was. First Nintendo did not make all of these rumors up an swear they are true, so please don’t hate Nintendo for that, hold the source of the rumor  responsible for lying to you. Second remember that Nintendo likes to focus 6 months to a year in advance so don’t be expecting any announcements for 2023 (Metriod). Really what I am trying to say is, we all love Nintendo and want to see them do well, but please giver your hopes and expectations a reality check before watching this Nintendo Direct tomorrow.

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Today Tony and Joel aka the falcon discuss:

  • Highlights from the investors meeting 
  • How we’d make a cheaper, more portable Switch
  • How can Nintendo elevate its mobile strategy so it can truly become a 3rd pillar for their business
  • and some other random things 

 

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Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019

 

Today Tony and Joel discuss:

  • Nintendo UK’s Indie Highlight
  • Resident Evil Netflix Show
  • Metroid Prime 4 starting from scratch 
  • and some other stuff probably?

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