Showing posts with label Sports Games. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sports Games. Show all posts

Friday, September 30, 2022

Nintendo Switch Sports News (Last Week of September)

September 30, 2022 0 Comments
 Original Article from Nintendo.com

Check out the offering for the last week of September 2022!

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

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!

Here's what's coming to the item section this week. This collection will be available from 10:00 p.m. PT on September 28, 2022, through 10:00 p.m. PT on October 19, 2022. Have fun out there!

(Items may vary**.)

Completion bonus: Football & Cheerleader Set

Clothing/Accessory
  • Football Helmet
  • Wool Pom-Poms
  • Cheerleader Paint

Hairstyle

  • Cornrows

Eye Color
  • Light Green

Chambara Gear
  • Luxury Sword

Soccer Gear

  • Jackpot Shower

Stamps

  • What's Up Beetle
  • Cozy Beetle
  • Teary-Eyed Beetle
  • Bedtime Beetle

Titles
  • Curry
  • Sushi
  • Answer
  • Quiz

Certain items may vary from player to player.

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.


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, September 20, 2022

Nintendo Switch Sports Chambara Review and Guide

September 20, 2022 0 Comments
Source: Nintendo

Sometime back I reviewed Nintendo Switch Sports Volleyball and Badminton, and this time I am back with Chambara. I thought Volleyball and Badminton gave a workout for the arms, but Chambara  actually overtakes Volleyball  and Badminton: the speed and arm movements for Chambara are definitely more intense (particularly if you opt for the Twin Swords 😅)!


[Nintendo Switch Sports Volleyball and Badminton First Thoughts Review]



So what is Chambara?

Source: Nintendo

It's basically sword fighting, and is one of six sports in Nintendo Switch Sports. It requires a single Joy-Con, but can be played with two, and allows up to two people to play at a time.



What are the rules?

To win, within the time limit (45 seconds) you have to knock your opponent off the platform and into the water using the arm movements Attack and Guard. If no one is knocked off within the time limit, it becomes a draw. If no winner is decided after three rounds, there's a Final Round in which the arena shrinks.



What are the basic moves?

Attack: Slash the Joy-Con as if it were a sword. The direction of your attacks greatly matters. If your opponent is guarding vertically, you should attack vertically, and so on, or they will block you.

Source: Nintendo


Guard: Hold the ZR(or ZL) button to Guard. Aim perpendicularly to the incoming attacks to stun your opponent.

Source: Nintendo


What types of weapons?

Source: Nintendo

There are 3 types of swords to choose from:

  1. Sword: has an edge with the simplest mechanics. It can knock an opponent off the platform in just 4 attacks.
  2. Charge Sword: f you're adept at blocking at the perfect time, the Charge Sword could be a better fit for you.
  3. Twin Swords: it has the ability to easily confuse the opponent, since you can switch stances and guards very quickly. It can knock an opponent off the platform in 6 attacks.



Some Tips:

  1. An incorrect Guard can be more painful than not guarding at all.
  2. A successful Guard will not push an opponent off the platform, you need to land an attack to win.
  3. Even with Twin Swords, you cannot simultaneously Guard and Attack. Try to go on the offensive first to gain an advantage with the first attack, and then just overwhelm the opponent with a flurry of blows from every direction (hence the arms aching the next day).
  4. When you are being attacked, you are unable to strike back until you correctly Guard. This in turn will effectively stun your opponent. While they are stunned, this is your only opening, so make sure to take it!


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!

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? 
Let us know in the comments below! ↓↓

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

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!


Let us know in the comments 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!