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  1. Thanks for those above for the advice. Starlink Switch Starter Pack, with Crusher/Shredder, and Eli Arborwood (just picked randomly - hope it's good), on the way!
  2. hub2

    Stan & Ollie

    Kermode loves it.
  3. Is this suitable for a 7 year old? My nephew got a switch for Christmas and I think he might like the toy component as well as the game. Edit: I'm thinking this starter edition: https://www.amazon.com/Starlink-Battle-Atlas-Nintendo-Switch-Starter/dp/B07DF43L23 If so, is there another ship/pilot I should get wit it?
  4. Aaaaand another one: https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/11/18179048/verizon-gaming-video-game-streaming-service-vzg-nvidia-shield-android Runs on Nvidia Shield and Android app on the way. Interestingly, what's Knack and GoW doing there? Edit: and er, RDR2, that's not on PC yet either.
  5. https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/10/report-amazon-to-double-down-on-gaming-with-a-new-streaming-service/ https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/10/18177253/amazon-cloud-gaming-service-rumor-job-posting I guess it's not a surprise with MS and Google getting in the act. It's a rumor and nothing concrete from Amazom yet.
  6. What the fuck is wrong with Disco?!!?
  7. hub2

    Nvidia Shield GeForce Now

    Why do they deserve anything? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  8. hub2

    Nvidia Shield GeForce Now

    https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/5/17430532/apple-app-store-rules-valve-steam-link-game-streaming Just don't have an in-app app store that bypasses Apple's. It's the same whether you are selling games, comics, books, movies, etc. If such a streaming service was to be launched on apple devices, I would expect users to be able to subscribe to the service on their website AND via IAP (year 1 30% tax, 2 onwards 15%... seems fair IMO), and games bought via a web store to bypass the 30% tax.
  9. hub2

    Nvidia Shield GeForce Now

    Yeah, that's true, I would not expect an Geforce Now client to be allowed at all. Wouldn't mind one for my Apple TV mind! That's a bit more likely as Apple does allow you to work around their restrictions a little bit.
  10. hub2

    Nvidia Shield GeForce Now

    I'd love to know the behind the scenes skinny around that with Ubisoft and Capcom for AC:O and RE7. I think they're testing the waters. Also interesting that Google are also testing PC streaming Project Stream and also using AC:O. Are they related somehow?
  11. hub2

    Nvidia Shield GeForce Now

    Switch offers Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Resident Evil 7 as streaming versions in Japan. So there is precedent.
  12. hub2

    Netflix - Releases & Recommendations

    Realize I'm late to it but, just binged Derry Girls in two nights... loved it.
  13. hub2

    Nvidia Shield GeForce Now

    Does't the Switch share a lot of the innards with the Nvidia Shield? I use Geforce Now a bit on my Mac and it's fantastic.
  14. @VN1X Finished it today, and I just started. Jaw on the floor with how it looks, (PS4 Pro), although it seems to play exactly like the GoW game we all know and love - I don't want to say formulaic, but certainly to a third person action/puzzle/light RPG formula we've seen a million times. Executed perfectly so far mind.
  15. For me, if I have a choice, it's ALWAYS disc for full price games. My collection of full price games right now consists of 1 (RDR) and will be sold when finished. I do not intend to play it again. If multiplayer is decent I might keep it a little longer. For digital, it needs to be an indie or cheap title or heavily discounted. My own mental price point cut-off is $25. I don't need a collection as once played, I'll never return. Ideally I'd be happy with a Playstation Now.or Xbox Game Pass type offer. Frankly I'd prefer to not even own the hardware (controller withstanding). I'm very interested in game streaming 'next-gen' after a pleasant experience with Google's Project Stream. I accept I'm an outlier in that respect.

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