ThisGenGaming says "Retailers have finally been sent game cases for Nintendo Switch promotion material, which means we can compare the two cases."
Nintendo should've went with red box cases
Agree with this. Red would've looked good on the cases. We have green for Xbox One, blue for PS4 and clear for Switch. Why you got to ruin the color code Nintendo!
actually some Wii U boxes were red if I am not mistaken.
Mario will be red. Since Wii Mario games are red. Luigi games are green.
looks like PSP cases.
Both versions of super mario maker (wii u and 3ds) have yellow cases
Super Mario Bros U case was red on Wii.
So retailers already have Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? I tough it wasn't to be released at launch... Are they purposefully delaying the game so that it seems like it doesn't have droughts?
Red has always been for Mario games specifically, both on Wii U and 3DS. They don't do it with very Mario game, but to my knowledge, they never do it with a non-Mario title. I'm probably wrong, though, and someone will find it, hah.
super mario maker has a yellow case
Yeah you usually like to talk without having proper knowledge. Saying stuff like, "only 2 Nintendo consoles have came packed with games." And mario maker was a yellow case.
They use red for their GOTY re-releases too. Not all of them, buy many. I dunno. I don't think they actually have a rhyme or reason for why they choose particular colors.
But Nintendo execs know that this is what people are expecting them to do - because it makes the most sense - THUS, they can't do this or they'll obviously see themselves not as 'INNOVATIVE'. "They want red cases! It'd be perfect....but since people want it? We won't do it!" Nintendo Logic - don't do anything people want because then it'd seem too trendy for those hipsters.
I know right. I've said this for years EMBRACE THE RED NINTENDO...it's their colour Sony has Blue and what do they do for the Wii U...light Blue ¬¬
Kind of reminiscent of the PSP cases. But agree, red, or Nintendo Blue would have been a nice distinction. Wonder if Nintendo is continuing with their environmental efforts by having less plastic used in each case like they started with the Wii.
I like clear as Nintendo artwork is colorful enough and a red box does not go with every cover art color. This also looks more mature. Sony blu ray color boxes make sense as everyone has blu ray collections they match.
I would of thought red would be better but I do say they stand out
Emphasis on artwork trumps case colors for me too.
i agree, colour cases look cheap and tacky. its better to have a neutral colour. there is nothing worse than having a (say) resident evil game in a toy blue case. it ruins the package. glad they went with clear
They look about the same size as PSP game cases honestly.
My thoughts exactly.
UMD nostalgia. I have some UMD movies too.
My gaming soul is ready.
I quite liked the white wii ones. They could have made these cases much smaller too as the carts look NDS or vita sized. Vita or Ds sized cases would have been cool.
I believe they made them bigger so that people don't think that they are "inferior handheld games"
They are handheld games.
Don't they usually give red boxes to Mario games only?
The cases should have been the same size as the 3ds cases. Why have something that big for such a tiny game cartridge.
you really think they care about the environment?
Nintendo was one of the first companies to have clean industry when producing their consoles, and were the first company to reduce the amount of plastic in their cases by 30%. They claim to care about the environment, and have taken those steps to show it. This is likely more about consumer perception. Smaller cases make it look like an inferior product, particularly since handheld cases have been smaller. I know it's silly, but it makes a difference, and gives Nintendo more presence on the store shelves.
The folks at Nintendo need to realize that It is 2017. Enough with the gimmicks. Please build a decent console that folks want to buy. I have four current generation consoles in my humble abode. I would love to add to that number. However, the brain trust at Nintendo pretty much squelched that (Deja vu again). Way to go Nintendo.
Are you excited for VR? Nope, don't have one yet, pretty cool looking though.
I love my psvr. Do you enjoy yours? My switch will collect dust next to it more than likely.
Those cases looks to be placeholders. So maybe those aren't the final color of the cases for the Switch. I'm hoping they go for that nice red.
Loving those Mario Kart 8 covers...full of color! Someone made a good point about game case sizes being too small. I hope they can do small sized ones like the 3DS covers...more games to show on the store shelves couldn't be a bad thing.
Red or go with the original Nintendo cart box art but with a little more modern touch, same typography tho.
Looks nice. Reminds me of the PS4 side bar. I'm using the PS4 Pro and while I don't feel any need to get another console, Project Scorpio might make me try it and have both consoles. Thing is I'm not especially interested in any Xbox exclusives at the moment, but I'm keeping an open mind.
Ironically i saw more tits and asses on this website than i did Switch cases.
Good decision to make them big! Please return for booklets.
Seems like a waste of plastic for a micro SD. They shrunk the width but they didn't bother with the tallness of it lol. Looks stupid imo.
This site absolutely sucks lol. The ads loaded before the comparison image did!
Not a fan of the clear case, like many are saying it should of been red or damn even a grey to match the system. The clear to me gives it the whole "its a used game" aesthetic and they just stick the game art on the cover
The switch box cases makes me feel it's more of a handheld system than a console
They honestly look like slightly larger PSP cases.
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