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Sunday, June 19, 2022

Toki Tori 2+ Getting Started Guide: The Basics

June 19, 2022 0 Comments
Welcome to my little guide on Toki Tori 2+

Basics

Let's start with the basics, throughout the game you only have 2 move sets (well, 3 if you count moving):
  1. Chirping: used to to attract animals in the direction you want them to be /go. You can also chirp different melodies which do certain things (more on that later on).
  2. Stomping: used to repel animals or move them to where you want to be. This move is also used to break platforms and push down pillars.


Melodies

Melodies are used are consecutive sequences of chirps which results in special effects. There are 2 types of chirps, Long (L) and Short (S) Notes.

Here are the melodies you can use in the game:

  • Finder (LSSS): This points towards any collectibles on the screen. If none appear, then you got them all in that screen!
  • Camera (LSLS): This summons a camera which you use to take pictures of animals and things which are then added to your Tokidex. Complete it, and something good will happen!
  • Map (LLSSLL): This brings up the world map and it comes in handy when you need to orientate your sense of direction.
  • Eagle (SSLSSL): This melody allows you to fast travel. It is only usable at a checkpoint. However, you can only land at obelisks.
  • Rewind (SSLL): This is the "Restart Checkpoint" option. Anything you did between that point and the last checkpoint will NOT be saved. You'd have to re-do it all over again. So this should be your very last resort!     


Walkthrough Gameplay

If you need a walkthrough or guide to complete the game, I found this cool collection on Youtube which I use as a reference too from time to time as the game can be a little confusing.


So there you have all the basics you need to start you adventure!



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Sunday, June 12, 2022

Everything you need to know about Nintendo Switch Sports Volleyball

June 12, 2022 0 Comments


Volleyball
is a 4 player sport (2 vs 2) which you have your use a combination of moves to drop the ball over to your opponents side. This game is also one of the more calories burning games so perfect if you want to have some fun and burn calories at the same time! 


There are a few ways to play Volleyball:

  1. Local Multiplayer
  2. Online Multiplayer

Don't want to play with strangers or offline? Then the Local Multiplayer is the option for you. If you have a friend, you can even play from the same Nintendo Switch device!

If you have only yourself, it's fine playing Online Multiplayer as the game matches you up with random players around the world. You can also play with your friend using the same device when playing online. The screen will split into two, separating player one and two for better field vision.

Note: If you play together with a friend, you will be matched against two random players and won't get teamed up with other players


Volleyball Bonus Multipliers 








Actions

In the game, with your controller in your have all you need to do is to Serve, Bump etc.. You need to do this at the right timing to get the maximum results.


Get the timing right with the right action and you'll surely have a higher chance of winning!













Hitting Combinations

When you serve, bump, set, block, and spike at the right moment to have more and better control over the ball, you will get a "Nice" on your screen if you get the timing right! With fast-moving spike by hitting the ball perfectly from bump, set, and spike, your opponents will have little to nothing chance of returning it if you and your teammate perform it correctly!



Move to Left or Right

When blue arrows appear on your character's side, you will be able to move from left or right. It only happens when anticipating a shot, either bumping it or blocking it. Use it to adjust your position, so you can bump or block the ball better!



Deuce and Sudden Death

If both teams have an even score, it is known as a match point, which be on Deuce. The first team to get 2 consecutive points will win. However, this rule will change once both teams reach a score of 6. The match will go to Sudden Death, with the first team to get to 7 points winning the game.



Have you gotten your own copy of Nintendo Switch Sports and love / dislike it? 
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p.s. You can get the game here for under S$60!

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Nintendo Switch Sports News (2nd Week of June)

June 11, 2022 0 Comments
 Original Article from Nintendo.com

 
It's another month and another new set of items and outfits to win! Here's what's coming to the item section this week. This collection will be available from 10:00 p.m. PT on June 8, 2022, through 10:00 p.m. PT on June 29, 2022. Have fun out there!


Completion bonus: Robot Body

Clothing/Accessory

  • Robot Suit
  • Tracksuit (Pop)
  • Round Glasses (Gradient)
  • Fake Beard (Brown)


Badminton Gear

  • Classic Badminton Racket


Soccer Gear

  • Candy Shower


Stamps

  • Rapt Apple
  • Laughing Pineapple
  • Break-Time Pear
  • Furious Peach


Titles 1

  • King/Queen
  • Prince/Princess
  • Magician
  • Prank


Titles 2

  • Big
  • Small
  • Giant
  • Monster

New to the game? Here's how to earn these in-game items!

As you play online* in random matchmaking, you’ll earn points. You can then redeem those points for a rotating selection of in-game outfits, sports accessories, gear, and other customization options for your Sportsmate. The selection of items will rotate each week, so check back in your game or right here and see what’s in stock!

You can access online play for the Nintendo Switch Sports game with any Nintendo Switch Online membership. To see the different options or purchase a membership, visit the official site.


p.s. You can get the game here for under S$60!

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Pokemon Starry Dream Series Sleeping Plushies

June 09, 2022 0 Comments
For collectors of Pokemon Plushies, this might interest you! Super adorable  sleeping plushies on comfortable beanies!


Each design is around 5-7cm by 9cm so they make a cute shelf decoration for any Pokémon enthusiast. And... the cushion even has a multi-purpose, you can use it to clean your phone screen (yes, you read that right!) as well as a nifty little arm rest when you are using your mouse to browse your computer.


You get to choose 6 adorable designs: Jirachi, Komala, Snorlax, Pikachu, Bulbasaur and Eevee. I actually got the Jirachi and Eevee for less than SGD$10 each, from Shopee. To be precise they were around SGD$8 which to me is a steal.


You'd be spoilt for choice. So get yours today!

Get yours at Shopee 


Get your at Amazon


I've gotten the Jirachi and Eevee. They are super cute too! 
You can find a sleepy Jirachi taking a nap on my Instagram


Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Accessories Bundle for Nintendo Switch Sports

May 18, 2022 0 Comments

Now that you've gotten your copy of Nintendo Switch Sports, you've realised that some addition accessories would help in your gameplay. So what do you do? Get some of course! 


This Switch accessories set is a nice collection for Switch fans! The accessories can be used for Just Dance 2022, Ring Fit Adventure, Fitness Boxing, and other switch games. Great for family and friends to play together!


You can get them for under S$30 at Shopee or about S$68 from Amazon.

Shopee  Amazon



The set contains:

  • 2 x Fencing Grips 
  • 2 x Tennis Rackets 
  • 2 x Leg Straps 
  • 2 x Wrist Straps 
  • 2 x Joy-con Grips 





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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Nintendo Switch Sports Volleyball and Badminton First Thoughts Review

May 10, 2022 0 Comments

This review is going to be just for the first 20 minutes on Volleyball and Badminton with online play. Don't belittle those 20 minutes... they really gave my arms a workout!


Unlike many players who view this game who see it as one of the biggest nostalgia throwbacks and compare it with its Wii Sports predecessor way back in 2006. Apparently, for those who had the Wii Sports back in the day the latest rendition of Nintendo Switch Sports is a disappointment with not much variety etc... But what does that mean for the newbie? Absolutely nothing!


Well, there is just one little thing... at the moment 3rd party joycons are not supported and you can only play multiplayer on the Switch not the Switch Lite. But that should not be a show stopper if you already have the Switch, right? 


It's really not as bad as the "experts" make it out to be. If you are new to the world of Nintendo gamin, are thinking about it or looking for something fun and get a workout indoors as well, then this is one game you should definitely get! 

The game already comes with one leg strap for playing football/soccer
There’s a collection of 6 sports games, with the option to play on your own, online or locally with friends. AI will get involved if you don’t have enough people, and you have the option to change the difficulty in every sport.

Motion control is simple to pick up. If you've played the sport before, or know the basics, getting into the game is really easy.

Character customization options are also updated, but for those missing those blocky looking Wii characters there's that option as well. As you progress in the game, you get to unlock accessories and character customizations options. So more motivation to play more! 


Volleyball and Badminton

Volleyball has the most moments to learn, such as blocking, bumping and spiking, but they are relatively easier to pick up. Before you play online for the first time, there is also a tutorial which will "trail" and prepare you for all the needed moves. The online experience was really good and real-time. Pairing with strangers was fast (it's faster than getting a team in Pokemon Unite). There are 2 persons in a team and the winning team needs to get 5 points, then the game ends and it's on to the next set of games.

Badminton at the moment is definitely one of my favorites and also the reason why my arms are still aching. 😂 It was really fast paced, yet futo "hit" the shuttlecock to the back of the court. Depending on your opponent and how fast they can hit, you character can also slip and fall due to your frantic movement, which will cause you to miss a hit and sadly lose a point. But it's all in the name of good ol' fun. 


Verdict

So far with just volleyball and badminton, I am loving this game already and cannot wait to try the other games! The controls are simple to  It also will make a great motivate to exercise and play when friends come over. 

Stay tune as I will be reviewing more when I play more of the game... once my arms stop aching that is. 😂 But in the meanwhile. have you played Nintendo Switch Sports? If yes, which games did you like or did not like? And if not, are you planning to get the game? 
 
p.s. You can get the game here for under S$60!


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[Buy] Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Premium Edition for Nintendo Switch for less than S$60!

May 10, 2022 0 Comments



In Singapore, for just the base game of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, it costs an average of S$55-60 both in stores and online (local) platforms.  Of course, the Deluxe and Premium Editions will also cost more. So imagine my pleasant surprise when I saw the Premium Edition for just under S$60!!

Delivery was from the US, but it was fast and it came in a good condition too. 💝

Good things must be shared...  So if you are interested to get your very own Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (Premium Edition) click on the buy button below! 

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Nintendo Switch Sports News (2nd Week of May)

May 05, 2022 0 Comments
 Original Article from Nintendo.com
I just ordered my copy and will be getting it this weekend! So excited, but before then let’s check out the latest news on items, updates, and more.

Look for new items every week!

Earn in-game points by playing global online matches*, then redeem them for in-game items like outfits, rackets, hats, and more!
(Items may vary**.)














Collect them all to change up your look and show off your sporty style. Items are only available for a limited time, so don’t miss out. You can check the top-right corner of the item list to see how many days you have left to get the item.

Earn in-game points by playing global online matches*, then redeem them for in-game items like outfits, rackets, hats, and more!

Try out Trial Mode

Don’t have a Nintendo Switch Online membership? Try selecting “Play Globally” to start Trial Mode! You’ll be able to have fierce battles with CPU opponents and obtain up to two items per week. There is no limit to how much you can play this mode, but please note that a Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to obtain all items.

Also, a 16-player bowling battle called Survival Bowling is only available when playing online in random matchmaking, but you’ll still be able to try it out in Trial Mode (even if you don’t have a Nintendo Switch Online membership). Enjoy!

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Toki Tori 2+ on the Nintendo Switch

May 03, 2022 0 Comments

Toki Tori 2+ is a metroidvania game, which just means it’s is a sub-genre of action-adventure video games focused on non-linear and utility-gated exploration and progression: the player travels through a map to collect items and gain new abilities, both of which open up the world to further exploration.

You play a chicken tasked by 5 ancient frogs to travel the country to destroy the floating crystal endangering everything. With only 2 moves, whistling and stomp, puzzles are to be solved as you progress towards your goal.

Unlike most of the games with explicit instructions and clear tutorials. This game leaves it to you to explore and solve your own puzzles. It can get frustrating trying to figure out what to do and where to go, but the satisfaction from solving the puzzles is amazing. The puzzles strike a really good balance of difficulty by demanding the player to observe their surroundings and plan their moves without ever getting too frustrating (if it does, just take a break before coming back to it again).

When I started playing, I got stuck and had to reset progress at least 3 times. But it got better the more I played and discovered new areas. It’s a relaxing game… that is… once you’ve learned something about the ecosystem of other creatures you manipulate with the only 2 moves you have.

Rule of thumb: If you cannot solve the puzzle, move on in another direction, just take a break and come back to it later. As you progress, you learn new ways of doing things and you can then come back to those puzzles to solve them with the new knowledge you’ve acquired.

The game also has various features such as the Tokidex

The Tokidex

During gameplay, you can use a song to bring up the camera, which is controlled via controllers to take pictures of the creatures that appear in the world. For that you get rewarded for collecting pictures of every creature in the game.

For USD$14.99 (or even less at USD$3.59 when there’s sales on e-Shop), it’s worth it!
You can also just download the Demo to try it out before buying it.


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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Cute Moment in Pokemon Sword

April 26, 2022 0 Comments

So I was just hanging out with my Pokemon and playing with them. Then I spotted these 2 in the corner squabbling and making up all on their own!


What cute moments have you spotted when playing Pokemon Shield / Sword?


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Sunday, April 24, 2022

Nintendo Getting Started Guide

April 24, 2022 0 Comments

So, you’ve got your Nintendo Switch and are excited to start your gaming adventure, what next? To get a Nintendo Account so you can start buying digital games, and playing online of course!


Here’s a compiled guide for questions you might have, and I hope it helps you out.

  1. Console Region
  2. Account Region
  3. Game Region (Physical Game Cartridges)
  4. Buying Games Digitally from the e-Shop
  5. Digital Games vs Phyical Game Cartridges
  6. Online Subscription Individual vs Family

 

Understanding how to navigate the Nintendo Switch Console’s and Account region settings might take some time to understand and get used to, especially if your country is not on Nintendo’s list of supported Regions. But once you get the hang of it, you’ll be identifying and buying games like a pro in no time!


Was this guide useful for you? Let us know in the comments below! 


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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Buying Nintendo Games Digitally from the Nintendo e-Shop

April 21, 2022 0 Comments

Besides buying physical game carts, if you want it digital and possibly cheaper (during sales), you should get your digital games directly from the Nintendo e-Shop.  The region which you set in your Nintendo Account is the e-Shop which you have access to. 


[More about Nintendo Account Region]


How to buy games from the US e-Shop 

This is suitable for players who do  not have a region e-shop (e.g. Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand etc...). If you have PayPal set up or a credit card, it easy to purchase from the US e-Shop.

For the US e-shop, you will be prompted for a zip code; be sure to select a state that doesn’t have sales tax. 

Here are some codes you can use:
  • 97330 – Corvallis, Oregon
  • 03222 – New Hampshire, Bristol
  • 97222 – Milwaukie, Oregon
  • 97116 – Forest Grove, Oregon
  • 97080 – Portland, Oregon
Note: This is only valid for users outside of the Americas region. US citizens need to use their original states for tax obligations.

When there are sales, it can be more affordable to get some games digitally. The only downside is you cannot resell the game once you have completed it or if you find that you don't like it. And you need to have enough storage so buying an external SD card is a must if you plan on getting ma=ostly or may games digitally. Like the physical  game carts, you can get gold coins to offset your next digital purchase. 

I was able to get Mario Rabbits Kingdom Battle Gold Edition for less than USD$20, which was SGD$21.02 after conversion. The physical game cartridge without the DLC goes for around SGD$35-40 for a brand new game cart, and around SGD$25-30 if it is 2nd hand.

To stay updated on the latest sales or drop in prices on games, you can set up price alert on Deku DealsDeku Deals tracks the prices of Nintendo Switch games on the e-Shop and at major retailers in order to find the best deals.