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Nintendo Switch - Before You Buy

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The Nintendo Switch launches with a big Zelda game and not much else. Is the hardware worth the early adoption? Jake breaks it down. ★Follow Jake on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jakebaldino ★Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jakebaldino/ ★Subscribe for more: https://www.youtube.com/user/gameranxTV *Photography/camera operation by Thomas Johnson
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gameranx (1 year ago)
It's pretty awesome, but not without substantial problems. Leave us questions and we'll try to answer as many as possible in as many threads as we can :D
RANDOM GAMER 360 (23 days ago)
Guys look I buy. A switch or a PC ?!
Derreck Haugen (27 days ago)
I’m looking to trade my Xbox One for a Switch. Found someone to trade with, just wanna know if it’s a smart idea. I already have a PS4, and I barely play my Xbox. Is it a good choice??
Jaeden Royes (1 month ago)
gameranx Somebody buy me a Nintendo switch jk ahahaha 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣
Frido Gaming (1 month ago)
gameranx can U party up online like ps4 Party ? Do U have voicechat?
Sebastian Michaelis (2 months ago)
gameranx Is it worth buying the switch just for the exclusive games like zelda and xenoblade
tyler bregg (4 hours ago)
and now with it's high number of sales and how well it's doing anyone who says it'll only appeal to a small number of people are eating their words
Flaming Bananas (16 hours ago)
Thank u for the tips
Flaming Bananas (16 hours ago)
I’m joking
Flaming Bananas (16 hours ago)
That hairline tho
Alex Glavascu (3 days ago)
Nickelodeon games might be coming back, and I hope they get put on the Nintendo Switch!
purpleone01 (6 days ago)
Does anyone know if the USB cable is required to charge the switch while it’s docked, or is just plugging it in the wall okay?. I haven’t bought it yet, I’m really not sure about getting it. I only had the DS consoles and I’m not much of a gamer, but am to a point. I noticed a decline in DS games, so I figured the switch is the next best thing besides my PS4, since I love handhelds. Your review really helped me decide, but the cord is the only thing I’m not certain of =/
David C (7 days ago)
Wait for New Nintendo Switch XL? I feel like they gonna make upgrade version of Nintendo Switch.
The tiger clan (7 days ago)
July 2018: every one wants one !
why im watching this i got one
ThonMasterS (10 days ago)
As a black man whos's pockets are deeper than, I guess, the average white man, I can, in fact, put my switch in my pocket And yes I paid for it.
Bio weapon (10 days ago)
We don’t need 4K or 1080p as long as we enjoy the game that the best Some pepole this day always need better and better and don’t enjoy it
Maurice Thomas (10 days ago)
The only thing that really bothers me is that the only streaming service is Hulu
The Nintendo switch has a big butt lol
tombstonex32 (12 days ago)
I got mine yesterday and i love it
Awesome Gamer (13 days ago)
I luv you
super shadow (14 days ago)
No ones gonna buy me this console........sad sad😞😞😞
Samsung's Apple (16 days ago)
How can you compare the switch to a pc....just playing the fucking games and stfu. When did gaming become all about power and specs and not about enjoying the game at hand?!
Sleepy Animations (5 days ago)
Since consoles needed more power and specs to so people can enjoy those games. We all have a preference for games and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that.
Jdawgs Skitz (16 days ago)
Oh my gosh, Jake at 5:39.....😂
Michael Lucero (17 days ago)
Before CD's, there was no load time. So is there load time?
Bill McCready (17 days ago)
I love it! Over all 100% But what happens when more 4 player games come out? After playing more than an hour in handheld mode as a 31 year old gaming veteran. My hands are not what they used to be, or maybe I should buy the pro controller? or make the joystick arms maybe 1-3mm longer It would cause less stress in my hands? Only time will Tell, If the Nintendo switch has the capabilities to handle all controllers, in real time competitions! Keep me informed
Isaiah Morris (17 days ago)
All they got to do is make a switch XL
gwpito pito (17 days ago)
this is awesome for my kids.
I'll buy this shit if there's a good RPG game with it
DARKPOTATO18 (18 days ago)
The only problems I got was once my *right* joy con got disconnected it mostly only happens on the left one
Forest Dave Sanchez (20 days ago)
I will be buying this just because of sword of zelda
theMASKEDskull (20 days ago)
Oof i am not sure yet yes it has alot of pros but the cons are pretty heavy and i am talking about games i am so used to playstation that i am not sure how many times i will use it
Ninja_do (20 days ago)
"probably has one of the biggest butts" XD
PokeObsession (20 days ago)
Looking at this a year from the post date, I do think the Nintendo switch is doing well and the small preferences are not causing a decrease in sales at all.
Astonishing Jay (21 days ago)
I was with you until you disrespected the best Nintendo Pro Controller ever made...
SimranYT (21 days ago)
I would buy it if the games weren't so DAMN OVERPRICED!
Howard Osborn (22 days ago)
I just got mines this week, I am impressed with it so far
Caden Carson (22 days ago)
If I already have an Xbox one should I buy this with splatoon 2
Faiz Hafiz (22 days ago)
here's my comment. i'm a sony fan since child. i was raised with the playstation from 1 to 4. i've never own a single nintendo console or handheld before. like you said, i thought at first i was going to hate it cos i was never a nintendo fan. i just bought it because i love the concept of playing games like fifa and nba 2k in portable mode. and yes i was right. it's awesome. but i hated all the nintendo games like mario.. the only game from nintendo that i like is the zelda. other than that, 3rd party titles works great. yes i do own a pc, and all the ps generations. but after seeing the ces18, im kinda disappointed.. i really wanted other third party titles in there like maybe a gta or witcher. i dont mind playing the games at mid or low setting at 30 fps as long as it's playable. but i dont think thats gonna happen anytime soon. sooo.. yeah.. the concept is great. if you dont own a portable device right now, get the switch. its great. but if you want good games on the go, i prefer the vita..
Papi Chulo (23 days ago)
ur picky as shit..... u sound like u were spoiled as a kid....
Fascist tyrant (23 days ago)
Appeal to a small group of gamers? 1 year later it’s a bestseller in Australia 🇦🇺 The future market can’t be predicted Benjamin Graham The Intelligent investor
Adam Hawks (23 days ago)
The screen is too small? Bruh. You can use it on a tV,
Xero The Hero (24 days ago)
You can't really hit it because it's 720p it's a handheld hybrid, it's a giant leap
Aristides Chaves (25 days ago)
jake Albino
Massimo Lin (26 days ago)
5:40 having fun there😂😂😂😂😂
The Zac Martin (26 days ago)
Pc gamers always worry about them graphics.
SuperMarioMC98 (26 days ago)
the vita has a software recovery by going to safe mode but if the switch glitches you just throw it and thats not cool at all i highly recommend not buying this and for a compare with the ps vita it (ps vita) has a lot more software included and a welcome park if you cant find a game that supports ALL FEATURES ! the vita also has a music and video and A BROWSER app and all the psn stuff that cant be found anywhere else like near ! its just the best with all those wonderful games especially japanese games and killzone and MINECRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAFT !
Colson Pallo (26 days ago)
Omg milking the cow is funny! It tells you to look at it well you're milking!
Dink x (27 days ago)
Dear Nintendo, Bring more Third-party games.... period!!
TexasReaper_4010 _ (28 days ago)
Do you think a screen protector would be necessary with my purchase?
Jojo Star (25 days ago)
TexasReaper_4010 _ yes. the screen gets scratched easily
Lava Yuki (29 days ago)
I'm kind of wondering, does the Switch replace the 3DS or the Wii? It seems to fit somewhere in between, but I much prefer Sony when it comes to home consoles and also for better the online capability and trophies. Nintendo never really had any games that interested me besides Pokemon which I lost interest in after AS/OR.
Harley Barter (1 month ago)
Can I get gaming stuff?? I subscribed etc
Or or (1 month ago)
Pls do after year reviw
I. Tori (1 month ago)
I‘m a Nintendo Fan but i‘m even more a Zelda Lover! I played every game released for the DS/3DS and now I‘d love to play the new game BotW. Is it worth buying the new device just because of one game (maybe also the next Pokemon as well)? Are there other good games yet?
Jojo Star (25 days ago)
I. Tori smash and fire emblem are going to come out
Tridib Basu (1 month ago)
SMASH ULTIMATE
Amelia Hadden (1 month ago)
Great job
Sn1p3r31it3 k (1 month ago)
I'm thinking of getting one cuz I love fps games and fpv games like doom or wolfenstein I want to get it for those games but are there gonna be anymore new games?
Stephanie Hackley (1 month ago)
Why does it have to be so expensive 😭
Pouya Koohsoltani (1 month ago)
Great video
RAMZI SUHUNUNU (1 month ago)
give me your nitedo
mickey rodriguez (1 month ago)
they need fortnite
Jojo Star (25 days ago)
mickey rodriguez it has fortnite
PartyFox games (1 month ago)
I plan to buy one soon since Pokemon let's go Eevee and Pikachu came out
Devan Howard (1 month ago)
I just purchased a switch and I absolutely love it !! once new games come out im sure more people will get one as well
Smackerlacker (1 month ago)
I'm starting to think... we shouldn't teach children how to read. There should be an age requirement, like drinking. Read and write responsibly!
Luka Sedlar (1 month ago)
I am planing to buy the htc vive and i was talking to my friends about it, they disliked my idea to buy it and said it is bad and i knew they did not have any idea what they were talking about. So that made me remember the time i argued with a friend who bought the switch, i told him its boring and so on and now that i hear my hipocracy i am doing reserch so can people tell me what the hype is about, tnx :).
Pinkie Love (1 month ago)
u watch a super deluxe one is coming soon
Rainbow six siege (1 month ago)
Well fortnite is coming
Jay B (1 month ago)
“Only going to appeal to a small group of gamers...” One year later, one of the fastest selling consoles of all time.
MusaAnarchy (1 month ago)
I realized about a year ago that having quality games is just so much better than playing at 4K and having the best graphics. Some people just take longer than I did to realize.
Moo Moo (1 month ago)
I never play it docked. If your looking for a home console buy a PlayStation for the same price but for something you can use socially at your friends or even playing Skyrim in bed then buy a switch.
DarkSeeker117 (1 month ago)
As a first Nintendo console owner I just recently bought one for my breaks at work and a few things really disappointed me no Bluetooth audio support, music storage, Netflix or Spotify as a portable gaming device it’s fun with a cool concept but with the next gen devices out there this console is still behind in major ways, doom, LA Noire, Skyrim, are all downgrades from what I’m used to hopefully some new releases or exclusives will help me change my decision but right now I feel like I’m kicking myself for not doing much research on it
A RIS (1 month ago)
It should run better because its docked.. WHAT IN THR FUCK
Cornetmur 04 (1 month ago)
I would buy it.... But I really don't like Nintendo's game... Pokemon, Mario, Zelda is not for me... I prefer a game like the last of us
fortnite_ _king (1 month ago)
2018 like
jacob27164 (1 month ago)
Is it worth buying a pro controller?
Cardboardguy 14 (1 month ago)
jacob27164 yes
Texas guy (1 month ago)
Lol the world one year later totally disagreed with you. This console is majorly successful !! With tons of games and games coming year 2!!
Devon Malonson (1 month ago)
Bought the switch a week ago and I love the experience i've had with it. The only issue I have ran into the JoyCon's is ONE time i did not fully click the joycon into place and it interrupted my game once or twice until I finally figured it out. But I love the switch so far.
Jack Jackerra (1 month ago)
I just brought it and it I my favorite console now
THE PROGAMER59 (1 month ago)
I already buy it srry
Joel Maly (1 month ago)
why don't we just be grateful for what Nintendo gave us. It could be there last console for all we know. And I don't want to hear about the debatable topics with what I said. I just wish people would be more grateful. like Nintendo has been going longer then Xbox so.....
Jack Jon (1 month ago)
What was the mario game?
A Random Aviator (1 month ago)
*it's £279..*
McDonald's Hi (1 month ago)
Just never spend your money
_IbrahimPlayz (1 month ago)
Is it a good console because I might get it and is it gonna discontinue thats what I'm worried about. If you guy know the answers please reply.
Omega-Xis (1 month ago)
Zaakir the Gamer You need updated info. The Switch sold millions, passing the WiiU sales numbers by a landslide in the first week. Don’t listen to this video. Almost all the problems have been solved either by accessories or simple software upgrades. When I saw your comment about it being discontinued, LMAO! Being under a rock is harder than I thought.
Daniel A (1 month ago)
I like the joy con grip but I might get the pro controller for that classic gaming feel
trevon444 (1 month ago)
bro you look way different than i thought you would ahah based on your voice
BFG_Pz (1 month ago)
Yeah... appeal to a SMALL group of people...
Turret (1 month ago)
“It probably has the biggest but-“ Thicc switch
Judah DS (1 month ago)
my buddie at school brought his in his cargo pocket
Blue Death (1 month ago)
I bought the Switch a year after it’s release to give the console time to update and get some more games. I’ve had it for 6 months now, haven’t broken anything, my screen on the handheld isn’t scratched up. I’m very careful with it of course. I have four joy-cons. The classic Red and Blue and then the Splatoon Green and Pink. I plan on getting the nice black ones sometime soon. I never was a fan of the pro controller and I have a travel case for it. I believe the console is a good 9/10
tomato48 (1 month ago)
Sitting here a year later. Still no good games!!
Cardboardguy 14 (1 month ago)
tomato48 Skyrim is good
Rolando KCV (2 months ago)
I'm gonna buy Splatoon 2 I really want to play with my friend but I don't know if I need more than one Game card to play it with friends?
muomo (2 months ago)
What is it with Nintendo and lack of bluetooth?
Mr Memelord (2 months ago)
Bro I only bought it because of Zelda breath of the wild best damn Zelda game I’ve ever played plus it’s portable if you get the black one it’s more sturdy and if you have some nice headphones you can get some pretty good sound out of it too there are a lot of pros and cons about it but overall this was probably the pinnacle of Nintendo
small one (2 months ago)
As a broke gamer, I'm still currently saving up all the money I can for the Switch, and it looks 100% worth it. I've only played what little I have in the store on the demo cart, but even then I'm excited about the quality of not only the hardware, but the games themselves!!! I haven't been this excited in a long time, and I know that even if I have to wait another year that it'll be a great console to have!
Cardboardguy 14 (1 month ago)
small one it's worth it!
Angel Hernandez (2 months ago)
I bought the Nintendo switch.... less than a week I got bored of this shit and fucking sold that muthafucker. Never been happier to sell a console before.
Nolil Quezonalles (2 months ago)
Right Joycon have a problem suddenly it won't responding or stop working.
mronissopwnage (2 months ago)
My switch sits next to my computer so I can jump in and out for quick gaming sessions. Love it.
Mohamed gamer (2 months ago)
what are you taking about its so go ,I had no problems
MAREX (2 months ago)
Does nintendo come with any games or you need to buy them?
Cardboardguy 14 (1 month ago)
MAREX it comes with 30 built in games
Jonathan Jönsson (2 months ago)
Should i buy the nintendo switch and which game?
Cardboardguy 14 (1 month ago)
Jonathan Jönsson Yes you should! I'd get Skyrim or Zelda
Claypenuter (2 months ago)
Good thing I don’t use Bluetooth headphones.
Lisa Knott (2 months ago)
If i get one i could play it on my bus with my friend
MrBlazzin101 (2 months ago)
Has smash bros dropped for this cause if so I'll buy it when I get home from work in 2 weeks! Would be great for me to have to kill time at work.
Benjamin Roberts (2 months ago)
If banjo gets released I’m buying it if I have to sell my left nut

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