With the rumor of an achievement system coming to switch, is this something that Nintendo fans actually want?
I am sure many would welcome its addition.
I hope this comes to pass. If the Lichtspeer developers did reveal this then I don't think Nintendo will be very happy with them.
"lol, no"? Jaguar, what are you a troll? It literally takes NOTHING away from the experience for ANYONE. It's just an added bonus, giving more replayability to games. Stop being such a bandwagonning cunt. Idiot.
It's about time. Wish they would of done this on the Wii U
I'm willing to bet those downvotes came from self proclaimed diehard fanboys rather than nintenhaters
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Wrong.... achievements have been around a decade or so before that.
Shake things up by adding what every other gaming platform including phones got? Nope, it just means you got a little extra entertainment for the completionist like me. I'm happy for it if it comes but it's no game changer and if it doesn't immediately give my already achieved awards I'll be annoyed. I remember 100 hours in warframe-dynamic-octavia-theme then they give it trophies after and though my progress for all trophies were complete I had to do it over if I wanted, I said screw it
I think the author means they could shake things up by handling achievements very differently. For example, the My Nintendo coins that you use to "purchase" discounts, themes, and such. Achievements that actually give you something could be a really cool thing if done well.
MS does that in a way already tho. Also wasn't Sony doing that in the US? I remember a friend saying they get something for it or some reward program. But I couldn't do it in canada
You mean like what Ubisoft did with Uplay?
@Teflon MS and Sony have had a few achievements in the past that have unlocked in-game skins or console themes. It's very rare though, and not quite the same as a system that could be entirely built around that idea. @Chinky Sort of like Uplay, yes, but as a system-level function it could potentially be done on a much bigger scale. But that's probably the closest thing, yeah.
I will go buy a switch as soon as it's confirmed, otherwise I'm fine with my new 3ds xl and Wii u
And that is the reason why you buy a game console? lol I wonder how manage in the n64 or PS1 days
Settle down and stop making assumptions, it gets you people everytime
Shake what up? You cant "shake it up" and be ... YEARS late to the party. The ppl who are snagging the switch are mainly wiiu/3ds crowd... I could care less for "achievements" They needed a online infrastructure at the very least... I mean f its 2017... Most of their other shortcomings with the switch can be overlooked by most nintendo fans... And announce the damned virtual console already! They better let you transfer games that youve already bought but by judging by the past nintendo will give the middle finger and make you buy their sh!t all over again.
I am confused.. seems like many people made fun of Nintendo for not having them. Now you say that they don't need them?
Im saying things id rather see than achievements... 1. Virtual Console 2. Come stock with 64 gb 3. Better u.i. 4. Better online mp 5. Metroid Prime 4 news... Id take any one of these over achievements all day as a reveal.
@sk8ofmnd - fair enough. Although the 2nd option there doesn't help us early adopters. So I would rather them not say "Hey, here is an updated Switch with more internal storage"
An updated switch will come eventually but not any time soon
Nintendo never needed them. People who wanted them are losers who live in their parent's basement.
@sk8ofmnd All of what you had listed would come eventually on the Switch. So why can't we also have achievement on that list as well?
Will this be available for the 3ds too?
This will make more Nintendo Fans interested in staying devoted to Nintendo games maybe. Only a matter of time before superiority complexes come to them for getting that Nintendo stamp of completion on Mario games
isn't that what people on other platforms do? Complete random tasks to get a little bing sound with a sense of accomplishment?
Sure do and there are people who get superiority from them as well. Like me muhahaha
I would rather not have them. They are just a way for losers to compare their epeens with each other. Games should be played for the fun, not collecting X number of stupid things. My friend demanded that I 100% RE5 with him. We went through shooting all these little blue discs in each level. It was monotonous and stupid. For years and years I've only needed 1 more trophy to get the plat. It's called "Who do you trust" and apparently it's an easy one but I have no intention of getting it because I just don't give a damn. Same way for every game I've ever played. I have a lot that I never finished because they just weren't fun to play. Others I have replayed and beaten over and over because they're fun each playthrough. If I get trophies it's because I was already planning on doing whatever that was, not because I wanted the trophy.
What pisses me off more than anything is these will be used as an excuse to vilify the game genie or any other cheat device. Back when NES and SNES was a thing, game genie was practically required for your console. Every kid wanted it, and it added 200% more fun to your games. The gameshark 64 was especially fun. I remember making my own codes and creating messed up weapons in Perfect Dark 64. THAT was fun. More fun than a trophy could ever give me. I want real-time hex editing brought back to game consoles. That was the golden age of console gaming, and it's dead.
Stop crying. And wtf do hacks have to do with this? Stay on subject, thanks.
I was on subject. You're not the sharpest tool in the shed, are you?
So play how you want. If anything like trophies, using cheats just stop you from getting trophies. It's not a big deal if you don't care. Even so, modern gaming stops you from doing that in general these days. Has nothing to do with achievements
It mite convince me to get the console
before this rumor "Who cares about trophies and achievements, i play to have fun, i can care less about a fake number" After they announce "OMG nintendo does it again, they are finally listening to the fans! this is why i love them, i cant wait to get those mario and zelda achievements!"
Agreed. I can't stand yes men. Lots of news I would rather hear. Hyperkin releasing a game genie for Nintendo Switch A new Mario Paint or Mario Time Machine (I actually liked these spin offs) From Software bringing Armored Core or Dark Souls to Switch An update on the new Metroid Prime Announcement on a new Star Fox Announcement of a new Mario RPG Announcement of a new mainline Pokemon title for the Switch Mario Maker and Hyrule Warriors coming to Switch Virtual Console coming to Switch Nintendo Online isn't all that anyway. Nintendo designed it badly by needing a phone for lobbys and voice chat. Only an idiot would pay for it.
I recalled Deus Ex for the Wiiu had some achievements, but that's the only game I recall having something like that. I guess individual games could have them, just not forced by Nintendo.
These are fun to have but not a game changer. Trophies don't add enough fun to any game to ever make for any major faults that game may have. Just an extra something to do. If only 1 console had this feature not many people would make this a deciding factor.
It's a great feature to be implemented on the Switch. My brother loves playing PS4 titles and banging them out for those platinum trophies. If it's not going to take something away from the Switch, it's a much welcomed feature.
I wouldn't have bought a switch day one had there been achievements. Say what you want, but they add so much play time to games that I would normally finish and never play again. Not to mention the idea of having sweet Mario and Zelda achievement times excites me. I know a lot of people who feel the same way I do about this. If they're not gonna compete graphically then achievements at least give them some equal ground.
Unless the cheevos unlock or add something it's pointless lol I never say the point of them on my 360
I always thought they should have had a system where when you get an achievement it adds to your score and unlocks a stamp usable in Miiverse, but they've done away with that, so that sucks. They need a good idea to set it apart, something seemingly tangible.
It would be cool if the achievement system came alongside their new online content announcement. Still wondering when that is...I know it's next year, but they haven't specified a month...
I was never a fan of achievements, but I know a lot of folks that are achievement whores (I fucking hate them) they can make games not really fun anymore.
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