Friday, August 26, 2022

Nintendo Switch Game: A Short Hike Physical Release (Collectors Edition)

August 26, 2022 0 Comments

If you've loved the rustic and calming gameplay of  A Short Hike and wished it was on a physical game cartridge for your Nintendo Switch, your wish has been granted thanks to Super Rare Games!



Follow the marked trails or explore the backcountry as you make your way to the summit. Along the way, meet other hikers, discover hidden treasures, and take in the world around you.

• Explore the island any way you like. Choose your own path to follow and see where it leads you. You never know what you might stumble into!

• Hike at your own pace – there’s no need to rush to the summit! Take your time fishing along the river banks or swimming by the lakeshore.

• Collect hidden treasures to reach new heights. Try taking a dive off the mountain peaks to soar above the forests.

• Chat with the other hikers you meet along your route. You might be able to help each other out!

• Listen to a lush original soundtrack by Mark Sparling that progresses dynamically as you explore the wilderness.


The collector's edition contains a a 46-page retro style guidebook of Hawk Peak, 4 sticker sheets of the Flora and Fauna found on Hawk Peak, a poster-size retro style fold-out map of Hawk Peak (all held together by a Short Hike Belly Band), a Claire pin badge, 3 postcards, and the beautiful OST composed by Mark Sparling. 


How cool is that?! 


If you are a collector and love this game, you should definitely get it! 

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Online Subscription: Individual vs Family

August 03, 2022 0 Comments


Did you get Mario Kart 8 Deluxe or Animal Crossing: New Horizons and want to play with your friends across the country? Then you'd need to subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online

What is Nintendo Switch Online?  

It is a subscription-based service that allows Nintendo Switch users to play games online (think Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon and pretty much  everything else that has online connectivit), backup compatible game save files to the cloud. It also enables you to access other Switch related benefits such as access to a library of Nintendo Switch Nintendo Entertainment System games, special offers, and access to exclusive games which include the online mode in the Tetris® 99 game, classic game controllers, and in-game bonuses.

Now with the expansion pass option, you even get additional access to a library of Nintendo 64™ gamesMario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course PassAnimal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise, and a collection of SEGA Genesis™ games!

More information on the Nintendo Site

Individual Membership

What is it: Provides Nintendo Switch Online service to the Nintendo Account that purchased the service. Individual Memberships are available in 1 month, 3-month, or 1-year increments. An individual Nintendo Switch Online membership costs USD$19.99 a year, while the expansion pack would cost USD$50 per year.


Who is it for: If you just want the basic cloud save, being able to play online and access to the usual offerings an online subscription has to offer, then opting for the normal individual plan would be sufficient. If you want to have more with the additional access and content the expansion pack has to offer, go for it! 


However, if you have a big family, or a group of friends, it might be more economical to get the family membership instead.The point of a family group is to bring together everyone's Nintendo Account under one subscription.  The family membership for Nintendo Switch Online can have up to 8 people on one plan. The more people you get to join in on this plan, the more money you save. 


Family Membership

What is it: the Nintendo Switch Online service to everyone in the purchaser’s family group (up to 8 people). Family memberships are available in 12-month increments only. The normal Nintendo Switch Family Online membership costs USD$35 a year, while the expansion pack would cost USD$80 per year.


Who is it for: If you want to get the membership at a slightly cheaper price and save some money, that and / or you have a big family or group of friends. 


How: All accounts must be part of a “family group”. It doesn't matter if they are used on a single Nintendo Switch console (with multiple Nintendo profiles / accounts) or on multiple Nintendo Switch devices with their respective Nintendo Accounts.


The family membership utilises family groups, so each account can be assigned a different role, with set permissions:


[How to Add Members to a Nintendo Account Family Group



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