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The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast

English, Video Games, 1 season, 163 episodes, 3 days, 8 hours, 39 minutes
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The Outerhaven's official Nintendo related Podcast. You like Nintendo, well so do we and you're going to hear about all things Nintendo.
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Episode 386 - We're Not Smiling Now

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a reveal that no one was truly expecting, things will get weird! First up, the trio discusses their gaming adventures! Todd talks about his latest adventures in the Kingdom Hearts saga, including "watching an entire game!" As for Scott, he reveals his thoughts on a certain Trails game and SpyXFamily Operation Memories! Oh, and he played Concord, too! Meanwhile, Will enjoyed his time in the Splatfest and decided to go back to Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! Then, in the news, we know what Emio is...but is it meaningful? The answers may surprise you! Furthermore, Link might have a more hands-on role in Echoes of Wisdom, the next Splatfest will make you hungry, Pokemon had some surprising news, and more! Finally, the team take a hint from the Famicom Detective Club revival and go DEEP into Nintendo's lore to see what franchises that should be resurrected! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/19/20241 hour, 33 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 385 - We're Smiling, Man

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and despite a two-week absence, the team is ready to have a blast talking all things Nintendo! First up, the trio discusses their gaming exploits! Koopa Keith returns and talks all things Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree! Time to "git gud," people!!!! As for Will, he's prepping for a Splatfest by diving into Splatoon 3! Meanwhile, Todd continues his "Summer of Kingdom Hearts" and discusses his feelings on Chain of Memories! Then, in the news, Nintendo is teasing a creepy title called "Emio," and it's apparently really DARK!!! Furthermore, Nintendo denounces the use of AI, Pokemon Sleep apparently has made $100 million in a year, Sakurai shares his wisdom on updates/patches, and more! Finally, in the main event, it's time to have a relaxing vacation via the upcoming Splatfest! What will the guys pick to have a special day at? Find out inside! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/12/20241 hour, 36 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 384 - Lock It All Down!!!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and while the Direct is in the past, the future is still something to discuss! First up, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Both Todd and Scott have been enjoying the Kingdom Hearts saga, and note the different ways they've been playing it! Scott and Will have been enjoying Shin Megami Tensei V and love how much the game improves on the original version! Hint: they REALLY like the differences in the new canon. Then, in the news, Nintendo had a big shareholders meeting and dropped a ton of information on the crew that they need to sift through! What is The Big N doing to stop the leaks that have plagued them recently? Are they prepping new IPs for the Switch 2? What is Miyamoto's current role in Nintendo? You'll find out here! Also, a new Splatfest, Metroid Prime 4 is being made by all-stars, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team looks at the future of console hardware and discusses what they feel should be the way that Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft should progress! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/28/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 383 - Our Faith Is Restored

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And after a false start on the Nintendo Direct front, things are bouncing back in a big way! As you would expect, the quartet are here to discuss EVERYTHING that happened in the new Nintendo Direct! What did they think about Mario & Luigi Brothership? What about the Dragon Quest 1-3 2D-HD remakes? Are they happy about the new Donkey Kong port? Or getting a new Mario Party title? How pumped are they for some of the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack news? Or the Marvel vs. Capcom Collection? Were they stunned about The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom? And, of course, METROID PRIME 4!!!! They break down every single game and rate the Nintendo Direct! You're going to want to strap in for this one! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/21/20241 hour, 47 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 382 - We Went The Wrong Way

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a returning co-host, they'll charge full power into the gaming events of the week! But first, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Scott is back from Summer Game Fest and has MUCH to tell of his experiences. As for Todd, he's continuing with Paper Mario and is looking forward to Kingdom Hearts on Steam! Will, meanwhile, has had good luck in FEH, while having some unfortunate issues with Splatoon 3! Then, in the news, there wasn't a Nintendo Direct during the week. Oops. Also, Twitter no longer works on Switch, Aloy from the Horizon saga could come to Smash Bros, Sakurai again showcases his OCD with game design, Sonic Team finally gets their story straight about Shadow The Hedgehog and more! Finally, in the main event, with Aloy being teased for a future Smash Bros title, what characters would the team want in the game that honestly have little chance of being put in? Time to "Settle It In Smash!" So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/14/20241 hour, 44 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 381 - Please Direct Us The Right Way

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And even with a host down due to a game event, the remaining duo will focus on the big week to come! But first, the duo discusses their gaming exploits! Todd has gotten his review of Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door ready to be released and he'll give his thoughts! Also, FEH continues to screw him over!!! As for Will, he too is enjoying TTYD still, and also finishing up Stellar Blade! Then, in the news, TTYD continues to do well in Japan, and Octopath Traveler has gotten some big updates and ports! Plus, Summer Game Fest is coming soon, and a Nintendo Direct hopefully will soon follow! Add to that, a Pokemon scam happened in the Philippines, Splatoon 3 is getting ready for its BIG Big Run, Nintendo continues to amaze as a company, and more! Finally, in the main event, Todd and Will break down what they feel might come via the Nintendo Direct they expect to happen before next weeks show! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/7/20241 hour, 25 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 380 - Hot Summer Nights

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a new week comes new opportunities to praise great games, and bash uninspiring rival presentations! First up, the team discusses their gaming exploits, and all THREE of them have been playing Paper Mario The Thousand-Door! All of them have been enjoying it, and you'll hear what they all love about it! Also, Scott has been playing Tevy, Will has been enjoying Hi-Fi Rush, and on it will go! Then, in the news, Thousand-Year Door is doing well in Japan, and Nintendo might be hinting at a return of the companion system! Additionally, Splatoon 3 might be nearing its end, Legend of Zelda is getting a $300 Deku Tree set, The Pokemon franchise continues to prove how dominant it is, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team decided to come up with their own original Paper Mario companions! What will they come up with? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/31/20241 hour, 34 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 379 - Open The Door!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with the arrival of a long-awaited title, the guys have much to discuss and rejoice in! First, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Todd recalls his time in the latest Splatfest while also ranting about the power creep that continues to happen in FEH! As for Scott, he recently reviewed Arcade GK and has lots to say about it, as well as starting Hellblade 2! Will meanwhile also enjoyed the Splatfest and finished Stellar Blade! Then, in the news, the Splatfest victory means far more than you might think! Furthermore, the arrival of Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door brings all sorts of news! Additionally, is Kingdom Hearts finally getting a physical port to a Nintendo platform, is the Zelda movie being fully overseen by Miyamoto, is Smash Bros actually supremely balanced? Find out the answers here! Finally, in the main event, the team looks to their "happy games" and recalls titles that were their "go-to games" when they had nothing to do and just wanted to have fun! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/24/20241 hour, 38 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 378 - It's The End of the World As We Know It

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with an upcoming Splatfest and TONS of Switch 2 rumors, the trio will be busy! First up, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Todd sadly hasn't been playing a lot, but he has been watching a lot! Then, Scott continues his quests in the Neptunia titles, Samurai Warriors 4, and more! And Will is ready for Paper Mario's return!!! In the news, it's been an interesting week for The Legend of Zelda via a key anniversary and a possible remaster being done! Also, Splatoon 3 is getting a big season soon, Square Enix is going through a serious restructuring, the Switch apparently has tons of big-name titles in development, Paper TTYD gets some new features, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team looks at the upcoming Splatfest and debates what they would do if they knew the end of the world was coming! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/17/20241 hour, 33 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 377 - It Takes Two To Tango and Helldive

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and oh boy, do we have a show for you tonight! Nothing is safe as we put out fires left and right! But first, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Todd laments not playing much outside of FEH and not having much luck with that! Then, Scott talks more about his time with Stellar Blade and how fun it gets after a while. Will meanwhile also talks FEH...and Stellar Blade! Don't judge, they were busy with other things! Then, in the news...well...there's a lot. There's stuff about canceled games that could've been good, movie profits from a certain Mario film, more rumors about Nintendo's future console...and then...everything else! Nintendo's financial briefing, Sony screwing over Helldivers 2 for a few days, and Xbox imploding! All will be revealed, and words WILL be said! Finally, in the main event, the team looks at their gaming histories and talks about the boss fights that really frustrated them! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/10/20241 hour, 44 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 376 - A Watery Grave

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! The trio is back in full force, and they'll have multiple big topics to discuss as a result! But first, the trio discusses their gaming exploits! Will has been enjoying Stellar Blade for actual gameplay reasons (shocking, I know) and is never afraid to brag about his FEH summoning prowess... As for Scott, he too has been enjoying Stellar Blade (minus the fishing), while also playing a unique Toho fan game! And while Todd was at C2E2, he did get some gaming time in! Including with a D&D game! Then, in the news, the team look into the newest Splatfest...which might end the world! Also, they talk the Legend of Zelda movie, Nintendo striking down more emulators, Super Nintendo World getting a new video, Knuckles dominating Paramount+, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team look at the question of the gaming industry and whether gamers truly "understand" what is going on and how much it's changing. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/3/20241 hour, 45 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 375 - Can You Bear The Fanservice?

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with a new episode comes a returning former theme...a two-man show! With that, Todd and Will discuss their gaming exploits! Todd hasn't been gaming much but has plenty to talk about with FEH, Comic-Cons, and more! As for Will, he also has plenty to say about FEH, while also talking Splatoon 3, Unicorn Overlord, and more! Then, in the news, the duo reveals the winner of the latest Splatfest, and Will is VERY happy about it! Also, Thousand-Year Door has gotten some preview insights and a new trailer; the next Sonic film will pay tribute to a key Dreamcast title, Mario apparently "feels pain," and more! Finally, the two look at the anniversary of Fire Emblem Awakening and talk about the pros and cons of it becoming a AAA franchise through the title! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/26/20241 hour, 37 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 374 - Indies Hard Times...

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will have their hands full with debates, discussions, and calling dibs on potential future ports! First up, the guys discuss their gaming exploits from the past week! Todd continues to talk Baldur's Gate 3 and all the things that he loves about it. As for Will, he's almost done with Unicorn Overlord, and getting ready for Stellar Blade! Meanwhile, Scott continues to play the latest Neptunia title...proving he may have a problem! He also played Saga Emerald Beyond via its demo! Then, in the news, there was an Indie World Showcase this week, but was it any good? Additionally, Nintendo is not going to be at Gamescom, Keanu Reeves MAY have been revealed to be Shadow the Hedgehog, Pokemon GO is getting an overhaul to bring news players in, and more! Finally, in the main event, it's time to bring the FLUFFY!!! The Splatfest about cute baby animals will push the guys to their limits as they try and decide who to support! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/19/20241 hour, 37 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 373 - I'm Cute, I'M FLUFFY

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a new week comes news, opinions and a whole lot of fluffiness! But first, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Todd shares even more love for Baldur's Gate 3, Karlach, and wrestling! As for Scott, he's been testing out plenty of titles for his latest controller, continues to be chaotic in Dragon's Dogma 2, and more! Will, meanwhile, is almost done with Unicorn Overlord! Is he still happy with it? You'll find out! Then, in the news, we have updates on both the next Mario and Sonic movies! Also, the next Splatfest has a VERY unique topic, Xenoblade Chronicles 3's follow-up gets a tease, Pokemon Horizons has its next batch release date given, and so much more! Finally, in the main event, the team looks at past titles from past Nintendo generations and establishes what are some of the most underappreciated Nintendo titles ever! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/12/20241 hour, 43 minutes
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Episode 372 - The REAL Top Five

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the team are ready to drop a special Top Ten list that they'll be debating heavily on! But first, the team discusses their gaming exploits for the last week! Will has been enjoying Fire Emblem Heroes for the most part, alongside some other gacha titles, as well as enjoying Unicorn Overlord! As for Scott, he's been diving deeper into Honkai Starrail, Granblue Fantasy (again!!!!), Dragon's Dogma 2, and more! Finally, Todd continues to love Baldur's Gate 3...and not just because of Karlach! ...but she definitely helps! Then, in the news, a mystery collaboration could tease the future of gaming! Or...it could just be a dinner get-together. Add to that, Paper Mario might get a new title based on a survey, a set of polls shows the "power of voting," Princess Peach Showtime is doing well in Japan, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys create a Top Ten list of the greatest Nintendo characters ever! Who will make the cut? Listen in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/5/20241 hour, 36 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 371 - Give Them A Chance!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a new week comes plenty of things for the team to discuss, including...new franchises with familiar characters? But first, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Todd is back in Baldur's Gate 3, and he loves Karlach...and the game! ...but mainly, Karlach. Then, Scott reveals a new game with a REALLY weird name, but he's enjoying it! As for Will, he has beaten Rebirth, and he too has "feelings" about the ending! Then, in the news, Sonic The Hedgehog 3 has wrapped filming! Does that mean we'll get the Shadow voice actor reveal soon? Also, the Splatfest has ANOTHER surprise victor, the Legend of Zelda movie might have a unique "tone," Phil Spencer continues to put his foot in his mouth, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team piggybacks off the arrival of Princess Peach Showtime and ask what B-Tier Nintendo characters deserve a new game or franchise! The answers might surprise you! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/29/20241 hour, 49 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 370 - Musically Inclined

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the three Nintendo Kings will be ready to ROCK...this show. First up, the trio discusses their gaming exploits! Scott continues his Granblue Fantasy Relink playthroughs (repeatedly...) and then reveals he dove back into the original Borderlands! Does it hold up after all these years? Oh, and he beat Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! As for Will, he, too is continuing in Rebirth Then, in the news, Princess Peach Showtime is about to release, and the reviews sing her game's praises! Additionally, Splatoon 3 gets a battle track, Palworld might be coming to Switch, Larian Studios has dropped some truth bombs on the gaming industry, and more! Finally, in the main event, it's time for a Splatfest! What musical instruments are the trio going to rock out with in the upcoming weekend? Tune in and find out!
3/22/20241 hour, 41 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 369 - It's A-Me, Mario Day!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and neither sickness nor negative "feelings" will stop this podcast train! First up, the team discusses their gaming exploits. Todd talks his time at Planet Comic Con, Apollo Justice, and his "feelings" on the first two episodes of Pokemon Horizons. Buckle up, this is going to be rough! Then, Will reveals his newest expeditions in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! As for Scott, he's continuing with Granblue Fantasy Relink and Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! Then, in the news, Mario Day has come and gone, and it's unveiled key information for gamers to enjoy! Additionally, The Pokemon Company has been busy hyping up things; Unicorn Overlord is selling well, Paper Mario has some interesting pre-order bonuses, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team re-enter the Temple Of Time once more to reflect on their first gaming experiences with various Nintendo consoles! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/15/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 368 - Pricey Peaches

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the trio of Nintendo kings will have fun talking about the Switch's birthday and beyond! But first, the team discusses their gaming exploits. Todd hasn't had much time to game, but he still enjoyed the Apollo Justice Trilogy when he could. As for Will, he's continued to enjoy Persona 3 Reload and has FINALLY got his copy of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! As for Scott, he vents about Skull & Bones and talks Rebirth! Then, in the news, the team talk about the potential for Mario Day, as well as revisiting their Pokemon Legends ZA discussion! Additionally, they'll talk about Octopath Traveler, Unicorn Overlord, the Princess Peach Showtime demo, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team celebrate the potential final birthday for the Nintendo Switch! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/8/20241 hour, 24 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 367 - The Leap Year Rebirth

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the team brings on a special co-host to talk about Pokemon Day and the new game it revealed! But first, the team discusses their latest gaming exploits! New co-host Jessie Jess talks Honkai Starrail, Final Fantasy VII Remake, and why Tifa is better than Aerith! We agree! As for Will, he discusses Splatoon 3 Side Order, Persona 3 Reload, and getting ready for Rebirth! As for Todd, he breaks down his review of Side Order and why it's not as good as he hoped. Finally, Scott talks Granblue Fantasy: Relink...again, Rebirth, and more! Then, in the news, the quarter discusses the Pokemon Presents and why it didn't live up to the hype for the most part. Additionally, Splatoon 3 dropped its next Splatfest reveal; there might be more Mario games coming in 2024, more layoffs have hit the gaming space, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team discusses the reveal of Pokemon Legends ZA and what the game needs to do to truly "evolve" from what Arceus and Scarlet/Violet did! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/1/20241 hour, 54 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 366 - Friday

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a busy week comes MUCH discussion about the gaming world as a whole! First, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Scott indulges further in Granblue Fantasy Relink, Skull & Bones, and the Final Fantasy VII Rebirth demo! Meanwhile, Will laments his loss in Splatoon 3, but has also enjoyed FFVII Rebirth and the demo for Unicorn Overlord! Finally, Todd has been busy, but continues to enjoy the Apollo Justice Ace Attorney Trilogy! Then, in the news, the Splatfest didn't go as planned, and neither did the Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase! Additionally, Mother 3 continues to elude the West, The Embracer Group continues to be jerks, a Pokemon Presents IS happening, and more! In the main event, the trio discusses if Nintendo is handling 2024 properly and what they need to do to regain the confidence of fans! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/23/20241 hour, 39 minutes, 44 seconds
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Epsiode 365 - What Is Going On?!?!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the week has been so chaotic that the team will be discussing many topics! But first, the team discusses their latest gaming exploits! Todd reveals his review score for the Apollo Justice Ace Attorney Trilogy, and why you should get the game! Hint: he still loves this series! Then, Scott praises Granblue Fantasy: Relink and blasts Skull & Bones...because what did you expect from that game after all those delays? As for Will, he continues his journey in Persona 3 Reload, Then, in the news, the Nintendo Live concerts have been put online, a Nintendo Direct STILL hasn't happened, Mario has done well while Sonic hasn't, and more! Oh, and they poke fun at the "issues" with Sony and Microsoft because why not? Finally, in the main event, the team discuss the upcoming Splatfest and determine the true best day of the weekend! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/16/20241 hour, 27 minutes, 48 seconds
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Enough Of The Rumors, Already!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And despite the rumors coming from every corner of the internet, the team will keep it together! But first! The team discusses what they have been playing. Faith returns to talk about Pokemon and not Palworld! As for Todd, he's been enjoying the Apollo Justice Trilogy and is enjoying the remaster so far! As for Will, he's been diving into Persona 3 Reload and the demo for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth! Scott has also enjoyed the Rebirth demo, Granblue Fantasy, and more! Then, in the news, the team breaks down the big sales data for the Switch and its games! Then, there are MORE Switch Successor rumors...and Nintendo Direct rumors...and SEGA rumors about the Switch Successor!!! Make it stop!!!! Additionally, Square Enix has "new thoughts" on the gaming industry, Octopath Traveler's dev has been bought, Smash Bros will get Pokemon spirits soon, and more! Finally, in the main event, Palworld returns to trigger the idea of "evolution" and whether it's better to have many evolutions, or not. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/9/20241 hour, 37 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 363 - NDA Begone!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a new month comes new experiences to talk about, including one a host is BURSTING to discuss! First, the team reveals their latest gaming exploits! Scott can't help but rave about Granblue Fantasy Relink. He really loves this game. As for Will, he's continuing to enjoy Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth! Then, Todd FINALLY gets to talk about Persona 3 Reload and everything he did in it! Then, in the news, the new Splatfest has been announced and it's...unique. Plus, analysts have "thoughts" about the Nintendo Switch Successor and its potential sales, and the guys aren't amused with what they have to say! Plus, Super Nintendo World in Orlando is coming in 2025, Sakurai has thoughts on gaming trailers and Metroid Prime 4 MAY be coming out soon! Finally, in the main event, with the month of February here, it's time to predict what might be happening in the upcoming Nintendo Direct...if one comes... So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/2/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 362 - You're Not My Pal

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And a certain co-host returns to talk about a BIG news week! First, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Falcon Faith has returned, and with her comes news of Mario Party, Pokemon Go, and more! Then, Will dives into his time with Persona 5 Tactica! As for Scott, he's been dealing with a review for a Neptunia game! Finally, Todd lightly touches on *NDA Redacted Title*! Then, in the news, Nintendo Direct rumors have surfaced! But can we believe them? Also, Super Nintendo World might get a Zelda extension sooner than expected; Splatoon 3 has FINALLY gotten a release date for its "Side Order" DLC, The Pokemon Company has a lot to say and more! Finally, in the main event, the team discusses the arrival of Palworld and what it actually means for Pokemon, gaming, and future game development! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/26/20241 hour, 43 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 361 - Solos, Domination, and Anniversaries, Oh My!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will be showcasing the highs and lows of the gaming week this time around! First, the team discusses their latest gaming exploits! Todd has to stay "mum" because he's got a game to play that's under NDA! Meanwhile, Scott has been consumed by the Granblue Fantasy: Relink demo and has seriously enjoyed it. As for Will, he helped Scott with Granblue, but also played the Splatfest this weekend and has enjoyed the new themes for Splatoon 3. Then, in the news, "Team Solo" won the Splatfest, and the guys don't know why! Additionally, Nintendo gives back to Japan and dominates its sales charts! Plus, the Rabbids strike back, Pokemon continues to share its horror stories, and Ace Attorney has a professor to thank for its 3D transition! Finally, in the main event, the team debates the idea that gaming subscription services will soon envelop all gamers and that "they'll be comfortable not owning games" anymore! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/19/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 360 - Golden Guesses

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once again! And while the Nintendo Draft is over, that means there are more things to discuss! But first, the trio discusses their latest gaming exploits! Scott has been "diving into his past" to enjoy Kingdom Hearts, Baldur's 3, and more! Todd talks about his BG3 run as well and goes over the game and Karlach. Will decided to use his coins to buy a special Japanese title, continues to enjoy Splatoon 3, and more! Then, in the news, Will almost had a scare thanks to an AI Mario hologram, plus, plenty of news about other Mario titles! Additionally, the final quest in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet has arrived, Golden Sun has been announced for Nintendo Switch Online, and Sakurai...is ending his YouTube channel??? Finally, in the main event, the next Splatfest is here, and the team are united in their love of family. Family. FAMILY!!!!
1/12/20241 hour, 31 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 359 - 8th Annual Nintendo Draft

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here and ready to welcome you to the new year, whether you like it or not! But first, the guys talk about the games they played at the end of 2023 and the start of 2024! Todd continues his quest through Baldur's Gate 3 and continues to enjoy it! Then, Will talks about Splatoon 3 and...Powerwash Simulator? Okay then. As for Scott, he, too, has been in BG3 and has been playtesting a controller! Then, in the news, Shigeru Miyamoto doesn't have plans to retire, but Hideki Kamiya has plans to work still! Also, Mario has had some news in many ways: the Nintendo Switch successor continues to get weird rumors about what it will and won't be, Nintendo is VERY strict with their development secrets and more! Finally, it's time for the 8th Annual Nintendo Draft! The trio of Nintendo kings will break down their predictions of what they think The Big N will do in 2024! They're hoping to get good scores this time around, so tune in to see what they pick! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/5/20241 hour, 36 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 358 - 2023 Round-Up

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with 2023 coming to a close, the guys will send the podcast year out in style! But first! The trio of Nintendo Kings discusses their final gaming exploits of the year! Will boasts and laments the "wonders" of playing gacha titles because of course, he does! As for Scott, he beat the Gotham Knights game (and blasts the TV series) and gives his final thoughts on it. He also tried Final Fantasy: Strangers In Paradise once again! As for Todd, he finally started Baldur's Gate 3 and he's having a blast! And not just because of Karlach. Then, the guys will dive into everything that Nintendo has done and hasn't done in 2023! What were the highs? What were the lows? What were the surprises that they didn't expect? What would they "grade" the Big N for the year that was? Tune in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast...for one last time in 2023!
12/29/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 357 - The Best Of 2023

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here for the holiday season! And with the return of Koopa Keith, the team will dive into some of their favorite elements of 2023! But first, the team talks about their gaming exploits! Save for Koopa Keith, who has had it hard with life and timing lately! As for Scott, he's been doing Genshin Impact and jumped into Gotham Knights...in more ways than one. Will has continued his trek through Like A Dragon and apparently had FEELINGS about it! And Todd discusses his time in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet's DLC, "The Indigo Disk!" Did it hold up? Or were there many problems? Then, in the news, Hideki Kamiya revealed why he left PlatinumGames! What was his reasoning for the move? Also, Aonuma reveals new lore about Tears of the Kingdom, Super Smash Bros might be getting a shared universe movie franchise, "Peaches" got snubbed from the Oscars and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss their favorite Nintendo games of 2023! What were the highlights? What games were they surprised by? Find out here!
12/22/20231 hour, 53 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 356 - The Keighley Strikes Back

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! We were gone because of The Game Awards last week, but we're back and have a LOT to discuss! But first, the guys catch each other up on what they've been playing! Todd has lightly touched on The Indigo Disk DLC in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and has even MORE questions about Persona 4 Golden. Seriously, what is wrong with you, Atlus? As for Will, he's been enjoying Like A Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name and even diving into the Nintendo Switch Online titles! Scott has gotten ANOTHER free game via a giveaway, but this time it was Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora! Then, in the news, The Game Awards has triggered MANY feelings in the crew, and they'll let it all out! Additionally, the Switch continues its epic sales run, its successor might have a release window, the Super Mario Bros Movie has gotten some Golden Globe nominations, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team talks about their "Switch Year In Review" numbers! How many hours did they play? How many games did they play? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/15/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 355 - Cold Reception

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while they were gone last week, the hosts will bust their butts to cover everything that's happened while they were gone! But first, the trio discusses the games they've been playing! Todd, Scott, and Will have all been playing Super Mario RPG! What did they think of the remake? Does it hold the quality of the original, or does the age show on it due to other series doing better? Todd breaks it all down! As for Will, he's also been enjoying Splatoon 3, Persona 5 Tactica, Yakuza, and more! Finally, Scott weighs in on some of the previous titles alongside Sword Art Online The Last Recollection, too! Then, in the news, the guys have a LOT to catch up on! Splatoon 3 had a shocking Splatfest result, Super Mario RPG almost had some shocking origins, Tears of the Kingdom is getting some Korok plushies, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team discusses the way that developers and publishers respond to negativity and what the "proper way" to address such things is. Soapboxes will be stood upon! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/1/20231 hour, 51 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 354 - Holiday Greetings

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the team will have some interesting things to discuss, including the upcoming Splatfest in Splatoon 3! First, the team talks about their latest gaming exploits! Scott has been diving into the gaming sequel of an anime with a REALLY long name and Alan Wake 2! Two very different sides of the gaming spectrum. As for Will, Fall Guys was back in this gaming routine. Fire Emblem Heroes will wrap up its latest story and more! Then, Todd reveals his final thoughts on Star Ocean The Second Story R! Did he like the game? Is it still better than Starfield? You know the answer to that one, I hope. Then, in the news, Splatoon 3 is getting a new Chill Season, Sakurai gives more details on the Smash Bros character trailers, a new Indie World debuted, Shigeru Miyamoto celebrates a birthday, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team debate the next Splatoon 3 Splatfest! What do they do to greet other people? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/17/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 353 - Stay Away, Chris Pratt!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here with an all-new episode where they wage war against Chris Pratt! Oh, and they talk the news as well. But first, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Todd talks about Star Ocean The Second Story and what he's enjoyed about the title! And yes, it's better than Starfield. As for Will, he's only been lightly touching on certain games, including some more RNG titles and Fall Guys! As for Scott, he's been doing Genshin Impact and Alan Wake 2! Then, in the news, the team break down the latest financial data about the Nintendo Switch and its games! Additionally, the next Splatfest has been announced for next weekend, the Legend of Zelda is getting a live-action movie, there are even MORE Switch successor rumors, Phil Spencer is STILL losing is, and more! Finally, in the main event, the crew talk about what they would want from The Legend of Zelda movie to make it "stick the landing." Or is it impossible because of the live-action setting? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/10/20231 hour, 49 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 352 - Sure, Jan

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a "war brewing" between two old rivals, the team will have much to discuss! First, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Todd, Will, and Scott have all been in Splatoon 3 over the weekend, but only ONE of them got the victory! Hint: it was the host! Also, Will had to resist the urge to get some K-Pop skins in Overwatch and enjoying Disgaea 7! Scott has continued with Honkai Star Rail, while Faith has been enjoying Disney Dreamlight Valley while she can! Then, in the news! Sakurai dropped the origin story for Super Smash Bros Ultimate and what the series' future might be! Add to that, Super Mario RPG gets some new details on its remake, Pokemon announces the release date for The Indigo Disk, SEGA makes a BOLD statement, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team discusses whether there are any gaming icons on there on the level of Mario! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/3/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 351 - You’re My Best Friend

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back! With the Halloween season about to hit its climax, the team will break down certain things, including a new Splatfest about ghoulish best friends! But first, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Faith talks about Marvel's Spider-Man 2, GTA, and a *redacted* game. Meanwhile, Todd has beaten Super Mario Bros Wonder! What did he think of the game? What score did he give it in his review? Tune in and find out! After that, Will talks about Pokemon Sleep, Fall Guys, and more. And last, Scott talks Marvel's Spider-Man 2 and the "bugs" that they have, but also praises its gameplay! Then, in the news, the team the immediate success of Super Mario Bros Wonder, the Pokemon Center getting a new "Holiday Collection," Nintendo has made LOTS of gamers mad by adjusting their tournament rules and more! Finally, in the main event, the team discusses the Splatoon 3 Splatfest which is all about "Halloween Best Friends!" Who will the guys pick? Why did they pick them? Tune in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/27/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 30 seconds
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Nintendo Entertainment Podcast - Episode 350 - Wonderfully Retro

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and it'll be a busy show with plenty to talk about, including the upcoming Mario game! But first, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Will discusses the wonderous time he had at New York Comic Con and the numerous things he experienced, including being able to meet the Final Fantasy VII Remake cast! Meanwhile, Scott is getting ready for Marvel's Spider-Man 2 by platinuming the older titles! Finally, Todd laments his newest experience in Starfield but has at least enjoyed Tetris 99! Then, in the news, with Super Mario Bros Wonder on the horizon, there are TONS of things to discuss with it. Then, Sakurai has revealed his crossover for his YouTube channel, and it was awesome! Additionally, Splatoon 3 reveals a very unique Splatfest and the Deep Cut Amiibo, Gargoyles is back, F-Zero 99 gets new tracks, and more! Finally, in the main event, the anniversary episode sees the return of QUIZ TIME!!!!! So, who will win between Will and Scott? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/20/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 349 - How Much Is Too Much?

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once again! And the trio dives into a big question involving the open-world titles of our generation! First up, the team discusses their gaming exploits! Todd has tested a Switch peripheral in the CRKD Nitro Deck by playing Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and Tetris 99! Then, Will discusses Disgaea 7 and Fall Guys while Scott plays a demo of a game that has WAY too big a name to list while jumping back into Baldur's Gate 3 and Genshin Impact! Then, in the news, Tears of the Kingdom finally has a "secret revealed," and it's not going to go the way you think! Plus, Super Mario Bros Wonder has had a bunch of news, Princess Peach has a "new face" in her new game, the Switch continues to dominate in Japan and Hideki Kamiya can't work on games for a year! Finally, in the main event, the team talk about open-world titles and how big they should actually be! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/13/20231 hour, 37 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 348 - Going Backwards

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while they may be "going backwards" they'll still go forward with the show! First up, the team talks about their gaming exploits. But in a twist, Todd discusses his LACK of gaming exploits! As for Will, he's been enjoying FEH while also testing out FoamStars! Scott has found an interesting paranormal title to dive into while Faith continues her dive into The Teal Mask DLC while awaiting another Pokemon title! Then, in the news, LEGO is teaming up with Animal Crossing, the Mario/Sonic rivalry might be lighting up again, Detective Pikachu isn't getting the best reviews, Pokemon's first live-action series has gotten a trailer, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team talks about the Nintendo Switch Successor and why they feel backward compatibility is important for the success of the system! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/6/20231 hour, 36 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 347 - Wonderful Memories

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the newest episode dives deep into Pokemon, Mario, Switch rumors, and more! First up, the team discusses their latest gaming experiences! Todd and Faith continue their journey in Kitakami and discuss their final verdicts of The Teal Mask DLC! As for Scott, he's been reviewing plenty of titles, including Disgaea 7 and Fate/Samurai Remnant! What did he think about the titles, and were they quality? Will talk Fall Guys, Splatoon 3, and more! Then, in the news, the team talks about the latest Nintendo Switch successor rumors, Super Mario Bros Wonder might be a GOTY contender, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are getting repackaged with the DLC, voice actors might be going on strike, and more! Finally, in the main event, Pokemon Blue and Red are 25 years old here in the US, and the team is going to enter the Temple of Time to relive some of their favorite Poke-memories! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/29/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 346 - So...You Wanted To Buy Nintendo In 2020

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the team will be busy with gaming news and developer/publisher decisions! But first, the team talks about their gaming exploits! Todd and Faith team up to talk about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet's first DLC! Did they like "The Teal Mask" and what it offered? What were their favorite moments so far? As for Scott, he talks about Starfield and how he agrees with Todd about his mixed feelings about it! As for Will, he's finally beaten Tears of the Kingdom!!!! Did he enjoy it and the ending? Then, in the news, the guys talk about the leaked emails that Microsoft had where they talked about buying Nintendo! What did the guys think of this? Also, the Super Mario Bros Movie had a LOT of changes before it released. Pokemon To Be A Pokemon Master didn't live up to the expectations. And Mortal Kombat 1 almost had an all-star voice cast! Finally, in the main event, the Mortal Kombat 1 Switch Version was terrible! Did it deserve to be on the system at all? And what of other subpar ports, should they be made for Switch if they're just going to be overpriced terrible products? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/22/20231 hour, 52 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 345 - Nintendo, We Need To Talk...Directly

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And since there are a lot of topics to discuss thanks to the newest Nintendo Direct, the team will be busy! The team dedicated the whole episode to the Nintendo Direct and everything that was announced in it! What did they think of reveals like the Paper Mario Thousand-Year Door remaster? Or the Side Order content for Splatoon 3? What about the MENAGERIE of Mario-themed titles that are coming out in the next year or so? Are they happy Sora is finally getting an Amiibo? They'll break it all down. Then, once they are done, they grade the Nintendo Direct as a whole! Does it stand up to every expectation and rumor that was dished out? Or did it fail to live up to expectations? Tune in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/15/20231 hour, 40 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 344 - A Deep Cut

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a Splatfest about to go down and a set of curious news to discuss, the team will have a busy night! First up, the team talks about their gaming exploits! Scott is back from PAX West, and he breaks down all the games that he played...which was a lot! Faith has been enjoying Pokemon GO, Scarlet and Violet, as well as Baldur's Gate 3! Will finished his DLC run with FFVII Remake, and is enjoying FEH's new Tempest Trials...for the most part. And Todd has gotten back into Persona 4 Golden! Then, in the news, Charles Martinet has some "insight" into the Mario Ambassador role, there are MORE Nintendo Switch 2 rumors going around, Tears of the Kingdom won't have DLC, Detective Pikachu Returns has gotten some new insight and more! Finally, the time has come for a Deep Cut Splatfest! But will the team be on different sides or a unified front? You'll want to tune in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/8/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 343 - Of Our Own Volition

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the show is going to be interesting given the voices that are in the show today! First, the team talks about their gaming exploits! Arwing Andrew returns for the first time in MONTHS and regales us with tales of Pokemon GO, Sea of Stars, Personal 5 Royal, and more! Then, Faith awakens from her sleep to talk about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, Baldur's Gate, and how many "hits" she has done in those games. As for Will, he's prepping for Splatoon 3's next season, Fall Guys, FEH, and more! Then, in the news, the team breaks down the Super Mario Bros Wonder Direct and all the new information that has been revealed! Trust us, there's a lot. Plus, Sonic Team has made some scandalous statements, Splatoon 3 drops a revealing song, Sakurai doesn't know how to do anything halfway, The Pokemon Company is teaming with Vocaloids, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team discusses games that really confused them by the time they were done playing! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/1/20231 hour, 48 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 342 - So Long, Sweet Plumber

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will have their hands full dealing with plenty of news and the "passing" of a giant! But first, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Todd has finished the main campaign of FFVII Remake and he...has questions. Lots of questions. As for Scott, he's been enjoying Baldur's Gate 3 and Sea of Stars! After that, Will continues with TOTK, Fall Guys, and more! Then, in the news, Charles Martinet has left the role of Mario! Add to that, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company has some "interesting thoughts" on their gaming positions, Pikmin 4 continues to rule in Japan, there's a tease of the next Xenoblade Chronicles title, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk the departure of Charles Martinet and how important gaming voice actors are! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/25/20231 hour, 41 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 341 - Loveless

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and there is NOT love in the air as you're about to find out! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Todd continues to enjoy his Final Fantasy VII Remake run...outside of a certain character interaction... Will also has been playing the remake, but also the "joys" of Pokemon Sleep! Finally, Scott has been enjoying a new indie game that he's just released a review for, as well as the new Kakarot DLC! Then, in the news, the trio talk about their doomed battle in the latest Splatfest! How did Love lose the battle? Was former host Tyler Kelbaugh responsible for this loss? How much fury will be unleashed? You'll find out! Also, Splatoon 3 dropped a TON of news, The Pokemon Company has been giving some unique explanations for things, Fire Emblem made its Death Battle debut, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss the newest gaming library shutdown and what must be done to save games for history's sake! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/18/20231 hour, 45 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 340 - Love Love With Love

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a new Splatfest on the way, the guys decide to put aside their differences to band toward a love-ly goal! But first, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits! Will has been enjoying Pokemon Sleep, a heap of gacha titles, and Final Fantasy VII Remake! Todd, too, has been enjoying Final Fantasy VII remake and has interesting feelings about it! Finally, Scott continues his Honkai Star Rail escapade and other titles that we swear he made up titles for. Then, in the news, there was a Pokemon Presents and the guys definitely have "thoughts" on that! Also, there was some interesting Metroid rumors going around, as well as Mortal Kombat reveals, Mario + Rabbids updates, an EVO breakdown, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys dive into the upcoming Splatfest and try to convince you to join Team Love! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/11/20230
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Episode 339 - The Only One For Me

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the guys will have much to do as they discuss sales figures, future films, and plenty of rumors! But first, the guys discuss their newest gaming exploits! Todd talks about finishing The Last of Us Part 1, and getting ready to play Final Fantasy VII Intergrade! Oh, and he fumes about the evil that is Teddy from Persona 4 Golden! Then, Will talks more about his Pikmin 4 experience, more adventures in Tears of the Kingdom, and beyond! Finally, Scott reveals more about Dokapon Kingdom and a new game in Crimson Tactics! Then, in the news! The guys break down the latest Nintendo Switch financial data! How is the hardware doing? What software titles have made waves? Also, Fire Emblem is FINALLY coming to Death Battle!!! Add to that, Super Mario Bros Wonder, and Sonic Superstars have gotten more details about their villains, MercurySteam praises Nintendo, and what new rumors about the Nintendo Switch successor have come out this week? Finally, a new video by Masahiro Sakurai begs the question, "What does it take to take up the banner for a franchise and keep it good?" The guys break it down. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/4/20231 hour, 44 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 338 - Upping The Difficulty

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back! And while they are down a co-host once again, they will take on this challenge in stride! First, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits! First, Scott has been enjoying Pokemon Sleep, and talks about the Pokemon he's been getting! He's also been playing Dokapon Kingdom! Will has been enjoying Pikmin 4 and talks about his experiences! Finally, Todd has finished Mass Effect 3, and almost has refinished The Last of Us Part 1, and has key thoughts on both! Then, in the news, the guys talk about the first week of Pikmin 4 sales, as well as the return of a classic Splatfest! Additionally, they discuss Legend of Zelda's robust lineup on Switch, Fire Emblem Three Houses' anniversary, Amiibo releases, and more! Finally, in the main event, in light of a recent "insider report," the guys dive into the concept of "Git Gud" and figure out how to make a Ninten-Dark Souls title! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/28/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 337 - I Wanna Sleep

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with Pikmin 4 about to drop, the guys are going to have a blast with a variety of topics! First, the trio talks about their latest gaming exploits! Todd discusses Mass Effect 3 and Persona 4 Golden and muses about the key differences between them. And there are many! As for Scott, he's been diving deeper into Trails Into Reverie, as well as playing a demo for Nobody! Will has been summoning well in Feh, Pokemon Sleep and enjoying God of War Ragnarok! Then, in the news, Will reveals in the "Vanilla Victory" in Splatoon 3, Todd gets overwhelmed by the Pokemon Anime news, and the team discusses the Famicom anniversary, MORE rumors about upcoming titles, and so on! Finally, in the main event, Shigeru Miyamoto said that Pikmin are "global icons," but the trio of Nintendo kings disagrees! But what would it take for other Nintendo franchises to get to Mario level? So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/21/20231 hour, 51 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 336 - I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream...

It's time for another episode of the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast! And the crew will dive deep into games, news, and ice cream! But first, the team talks about their gaming exploits! Faith has been playing The Sims and GTA V, but things haven't gone the way she wanted! Scott continues to play weirdly titled games...because he keeps getting sent them! Will has been doing Omega Strikers, Splatoon 3, and Tears of the Kingdom! Then, in the news, the FTC is behind Nintendo (and apparently Microsoft), we honor the late Mr. Iwata, Pikmin 4 is next week, the Switch successor is NOT coming out soon, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team dives into the next Splatfest topic and debates the best ice cream flavor! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/14/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 335 - Powerful Deaths

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! We apologize for the absence last week, but we promise it was for a good reason, and we'll make it up to you here! First, the team talk about their latest gaming exploits! Todd discusses Ghost Trick Dead Detective, XC3's Future Redeemed DLC, Mass Effect 3, and Persona 4 Golden! Will meanwhile has dived into the Pikmin 4 demo and has an in-depth breakdown for you! Scott, meanwhile, has continued with Trails and has even finished Final Fantasy XVI! Finally, Faith talks Redfall...because she's one of the few people to actually finish it! Then, in the news, the team discusses how F-Zero and Banjo-Kazooie are being viewed by their publishers! They also discuss Pokemon in its many forms, how Daddy Sakurai wants to bring back Kid Icarus Uprising, Xbox continues to make itself look stupid, and Ed Boon wants Mortal Kombat characters in Super Smash Bros! Finally, in the spirit of Ed Boon's wish, the team gets violent and talk about what would happen if Nintendo characters used Fatalities! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/7/20231 hour, 52 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 334 - Direct-Ing Opinions

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the crew is going to be busier than usual because there's a new Nintendo Direct to talk about!!!! The whole episode will be dedicated to the Direct and breaking down all the big announcements that came down the pipeline! What were the big announcements? Did the team like everything they were shown? They'll break down the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC trailer, the Super Mario RPG remake announcement, alongside Pikmin 4, WarioWare: Move It, and Super Mario Bros Wonder! After they break it all down, they'll give their grades for the Direct! Was it a good Nintendo Direct? Was it worse than it should've been? Is there hope for the future of the Switch? You might be surprised by what they say! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/23/20231 hour, 47 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 333 - Justified Remake

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here and is ready to continue the summertime fun with Nintendo and beyond! First up, the team talks about their latest gaming exploits! Todd has finally finished Tears of the Kingdom! Did he enjoy the ending? Does he still like the game overall? Find out! Then, Faith talks about spending LOTS of money in Dreamlight Valley...she'll never learn. Will continued his egg-cellence in Splatoon 3, and he's progressing through TOTK too! Finally, Scott dives into the FFXVI demo, Trials of Cold Steel, and more! Then, in the news! The team talk about the new Triangle Strategy chapter, Persona only coming in certain ways to the Switch, Ace Attorney getting its second trilogy in HD! Add to that, more teases for Rayman in Sparks of Hope, Illumination debunks certain rumors about Mario sequels and more! Finally, in the main event, the team talks about handheld Nintendo titles that deserve a full-on remake! What games will they pick? Tune in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/16/20231 hour, 36 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 332 - Direct-ly Into Summer

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the team is back in full force to talk Summer Game Fest, potential Nintendo Directs, and beyond! But first! The team talk about their latest gaming exploits! Faith is back to talk about Disney Dreamlight Valley and how she's a home designer. Then, Scott talks the Cold Steel series, while Todd talks more about Tears of the Kingdom, and Will finishes up with talk of Splatoon 3, FEH, and more! Then, in the news, Summer Game Fest came and went and there were interesting reveals, including a new Sonic game! Add to that, Pikmin 4 gets a story trailer, Octopath Traveler 2 crosses 1 million, Everybody 1-2 Switch is...a game, and more! Finally, in the main event, with rumors about a Nintendo Direct dropping soon, what do the team honestly think they'll get from one? Listen in to hear their thoughts! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/9/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 331 -Give Me What I Want!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a look at the present and future of the Nintendo Switch, things are going to get interesting! First, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits! Scott talks about the "unique" turn-based RPG Loop 8 and how if you don't date a 10-year-old...she dies. As for Will, he's been enjoying the new Sizzle Season in Season 3 and getting lots of fist bumps, as well as enjoying Tears of the Kingdom! Finally, Todd talks about his TOTK review and why he scored the game how he did and what he's looking forward to now that he's free to play at his leisure! Then, in the news, Splatoon 3 gets new content, Monster Hunter Rise teases it's LAST new content, Nintendo cracks down on certain things and regions, Sonic's co-creator is going to jail, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team talks about the next console Nintendo may put out! What do they want from it? What from the Switch should The Big N keep? What needs to change? Tune it to find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/2/20231 hour, 45 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 330 - Ink’s Better Than Foam

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And they're going back to the regular format to discuss all the latest news from the week! First up, the team talk about their latest efforts in Tears of the Kingdom! Has Faith gotten off the tutorial island? Has Todd gotten through the main four temples? How many hours has Will played in this game? Oh, and are they still enjoying it? They tell all! Then, in the news, Tears of the Kingdom could've been done in 2022, so why wasn't it released? Also, the true origins of Bayonetta Origins, Sakurai reveals the origins of Super Smash Bros Brawl, Pokemon Home may or may not be getting an update, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team discusses the polish of TOTK and why other developers need to learn from Nintendo's example with their big games!
5/26/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 329 - So You REALLY Hate Koroks, Huh?

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the team will go all out to talk about their various experiences in The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom! They start by talking about the beginnings of the game. Did they like the story-first approach? What did they think of the arrival of Ganondorf and how he set the tone for the game? What did they think of the tutorial island for the title? Then, once they got to Hyrule, what did they think of their new version of the realm? Did they enjoy looking above and below for new things to do, and did they like what they found? What did they think of the redone shrines and how the temples are handled? Finally, what do they think of the game overall? Is the game better than Breath of the Wild? So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/19/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 328 - Dawn Of A New Day

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a new game about to drop in their laps, the team talk about the hype one last time before they dive in! But first! The team talks about their gaming exploits! Todd has finished Jedi Survivor! Did he think it was better than Jedi Fallen Order? Find out! Then, Scott talks Fairy Fencer F and his inability to play other games due to "after-hours" work. Then, Will reveals his latest adventures in Omega Strikers, Fall Guys, and more! Finally, Faith talks GTA, Disney Dreamlight Valley, and other things she's had time to dabble in. Then, in the news! Tears of the Kingdom has gotten in-depth interviews with the dev team and near-perfect reviews! Does this help excite the team about the title? Then, the Switch has gotten its latest sales numbers and there's much to discuss! Add to that, Splatoon 3 is feeling the POWER!!!!!!! ...Breath of the Wild gets a new honor, and more! Finally, the team talk about their favorite games and see if Metacritic agreed with their praise! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/12/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 327 - May The Tri-Force Be With You!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a returning co-host, and a big game on the horizon, the team will have their handles full debating and discussing all that's about to happen! First, the team goes straight into Settle It In Splat to discuss the Tri-Force-themed Splatfest! Will Todd's display of power win? Will Faith's wisdom overcome all odds? Or will Scott and Will's courage shine through? Tune in to find out! Then, the team talks about their gaming exploits! Todd discusses Star Wars Jedi Survivor and his thoughts on the game so far! Will talks about Omega Strikers and his time in Xenoblade Chronicles 3! Finally, Scott tries yet another gacha game, will he ever learn? Finally, in the main event, Tears of the Kingdom is only a week away! What do the team hope to see, feel, etc., in the game? What advancements from Breath of the Wild do they want to see? You might be surprised by what they say! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/5/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 326 - Uncertain Futures

The Nintendo Episode Podcast is here! And with new games, new big stories, and potential uncertainty about key franchises' futures, the team has much to talk about...sickness be danged! First up, the team talks about their latest gaming experiences! Todd talks about Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp and what he thinks about the game. Then, Will talks about his continued attempts to beat Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and the recently released Future Redeemed! Faith meanwhile talks about her trials within Star Wars Jedi: Survivor! Then, in the news, Tears of the Kingdom has gotten its first previews to come out! What did the team think of their experiences? Also, Future Redeemed is out, and the guys can't wait to play it! Add to that, Super Mario Bros Movie nears a billion, Daddy Sakurai hits 100 videos on his channel, and more! Finally, in the main event, Todd and Will discuss the update on the Microsoft/Sony/Nintendo Call of Duty situation! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/28/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 325- Stop Shadow-Dropping Things!!!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with some big DLC news alongside some surprising arrivals, the team will be busy tonight! First, the team talks about their gaming exploits! The returning Falcon Faith talks about Minecraft Legends, and her review of the game, as well as Disney Speedstorm! Then, Todd talks about his final thoughts on The Last Of Us Part 1 and what's wrong with Fire Emblem Heroes! Finally, Will talks Splatoon 3, FEH, and more! Then, in the news, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has gotten more info on its story DLC, and it looks good! Add to that, a new Indie Showcase has arrived, Monster Hunter Rise will be heading toward its final update soon, Splatoon 3 will be meeting Legend of Zelda soon, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team brings back "Haters and Heroes" and either disses or praises certain people! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/21/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 324 - Now THAT’S A Trailer!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back! And with a big box office and a final trailer for an upcoming game to discuss, the guys will be busy! First, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Will discusses Splatoon 3 and getting ready for some "Eggstra Work," as well as what's going on in Overwatch 2! Scott has beaten Ryza 3, and has played a title called Hunt The Night! After that, Todd finishes Mass Effect 2, and has started The Last of Us Part 1 on PC! Then, in the news, Tears of the Kingdom has gotten its final trailer, and it highlights many new things that the guys can't wait to talk about! Additionally, a Nintendo Live event is coming this December, the Super Mario theme is entering the Library of Congress, Advance Wars has gotten an overview trailer for its upcoming remake, and more! Finally, in the main event, Scott and Will do a "spoilercast" about the Super Mario Bros Movie and Todd decides if the movie is worth his time or not! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/14/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 323 - The Voice of the People

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with one host back from a Con, and the other two having different feelings about the Splatfest, there's much to discuss! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Todd talks Mass Effect 2, his love of its writing and characters, and what he saw at C2E2! Then, Will laments losing the Splatfest this past weekend...and he gets really emotional about it. Finally, Scott also talks the Splatest and grinding in a certain Koei Tecmo game! Then, in the news, the Super Mario Bros movie is out...but how is it? There's much to discuss on this one! Then, Splatoon 3 is getting some "Eggstra Work," Shigeru Miyamoto talks why he wants Nintendo be beloved by all family's, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 might get its story DLC soon, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss what actors could potentially voice future Nintendo movie projects! Do they go with A-list actors? Do they go with voice actors from animated projects? You might be surprised with who they picked! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/7/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 322 - Putting Your Faith In Something

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and they have a very fun show planned for you tonight! First up, the team switches things up and does Settle It In Splat first! Do they believe in Nessie, Aliens, or Bigfoot? Why do they believe in it? What "sources" do they have to back it up? It's going to get weird, ladies and gentlemen! Then, the quartet discusses their latest gaming exploits! Todd talks about Mass Effect 2 and how grand the title is even to this day. Faith talks about The Walking Dead Saints and Sinners VR and why she's so obsessed with the title. Scott talks about Atelier Ryza 3 and why it's the best of the series! Finally, Will talks about Splatoon 3 and why he bought the Expansion Pass! Finally, in the news! Tears of the Kingdom had a gameplay Direct! But was it a meaningful Direct? What did we learn from it that makes the team excited to play it? Add to that, the cast behind the Super Mario Bros Movie talks about certain roles and feelings about the movie...and it sets one host off in a big way! Also, E3 2023 is dead...again, Multiversus gets a controversial shutdown, the Wii U/3DS is no more...and more! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/31/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 321 - The Final Countdown

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the team of four has plenty to discuss between the plethora of news and a memorial for fallen system! But first! The team discusses their gaming exploits! The returning Falcon Faith discusses The Sims, Walking Dead VR, and more! Scott finally can talk about things like Tower of Fantasy! So no NDA liplock here! Will goes off on Splatoon 3 players who don't use his beacons, FEH and more. Finally, Todd talks Bayonetta Origins and his thoughts on the game and when his review comes out! Then, in the news, the team talks the new Fire Emblem Engage DLC trailer and its multiverse story! Are they interested in it? Also, PAX East is going on, Tears of the Kingdom may have some new gameplay features, Animal Crossing has an "end times date", two classic franchises might get remasters or new titles, and more! Finally, in the main event, the team enters the Temple of Time and talk about their favorite memories of the Wii U and 3DS before the eShops for them shut down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/24/20231 hour, 37 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 320 - Origin-al Sin

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will have their hands full with what they need to talk about! First, the hosts talk about their gaming exploits! Todd discusses his Octopath Traveler II review! What did he like? What did he feel the game didn't do as well as the first, or failed to improve upon? Does he recommend it? You'll find out! Scott WANTS to talk about the games he's been playing, but NDA binds him! Finally, Will laments a losing streak in Splatoon 3, but bounces back via Fall Guys! Then, in the news, Bayonetta Origins has gotten an overview trailer and early review scores! Add to that, The Pokemon Company might be getting into NFTs, PAX East is getting some big Nintendo content, the new Splatfest has been confirmed (and it's a doozy) and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss the Tears of the Kingdom price jump and whether Nintendo is justified in why they made the price go up! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/17/20231 hour, 36 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 319 - No Faith In Mario

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the show will have some new life due to a new arrival and some fun topics! First, the hosts talk about their latest gaming exploits. New co-host Falcon Faith talks about The Sims 4, Dreamlight Valley, and more. Scott talks about Trials of Azure and Trials of Cold Steel and all his issues with both! Will talks about Splatoon 3 and his success in the new Big Run event, as well as Fall Guys, Overwatch 2, and so on. Finally, Todd continues his trek into Octopath Traveler II and how close he is to beating the eight main paths! Then, in the news, the hosts talk about the new Super Mario Bros Movie trailer, and whether they're more or less excited about the movie! Also, Bayonetta Origins gets a new story trailer, E3 2023 may have some AAA companies after all, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet has an odd glitch going on, and more! Finally, in the main event, the hosts discuss the 6th anniversary of the Nintendo Switch! What are their fondest memories of the system? Does it still have an epic run left? Or will it be shutting down sooner rather than later? So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/10/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 318 - Putting Us To Sleep

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys have much to discuss between Octopath Traveler II, the Pokemon Presents, and the Splatoon 3 Fresh Season! First, the guys talk their gaming exploits! Todd discusses his first 20+ hours in Octopath Traveler II! What did he like about the game? How does it match up to the previous game? What are some of the drawbacks that hold the title back? What is his current best party? He lets you know! Will also talks about his time in the game and then Scott dives into his time with Trails of Zero! Then, in the news, the Pokemon Presents happened on the 27th! But was it memorable? Was the Scarlet/Violet DLC worth the slog through the rest of the show? Plus, Splatoon 3 releases a ton of content, the Super Mario Bros Movie gets an earlier release date, Bayonetta Origins gets new details, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys break down the first wave of DLC for Splatoon 3 and why people are very lukewarm about it. What should be the bare minimum for DLC content to make it worth buying? We break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/3/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 317 - It’s A Big Duty

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once again! And the guys have plenty to talk about on this week's docket! First, the guys discuss their latest gaming exploits! Todd has beaten the original Mass Effect via the Legendary Edition and has many praises to dish out! Will discusses FINALLY getting past a key chapter in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and how emotional it was! Scott talks Wild Hearts and how it's not just a Monster Hunter clone! Then, in the news, we have confirmation of a Pokemon Presents coming on Sunday! Add to that, Splatoon 3 has plenty of news to talk about, Level-5 will have a showcase next month, Shigeru Miyamoto doesn't like being compared to Steven Spielberg, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about the Call of Duty deal with Nintendo and what other 3rd party titles should try and be on Nintendo platforms consistently in the future! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/24/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 316 - The No Taste Episode

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And for the first time in weeks, the guys are back at full power! First, the guys talk about their recent gaming exploits! Will talks about his journey to Malaysia and his time in Xenoblade Chronicles 3...which he still hasn't beaten. Todd talks the Splatfest, finally beating Personal 5 Royal, and playing the Mass Effect Legendary Edition! Finally, Scott talks about Shadow Warrior 3 Definitive Edition, and Hogwarts Legacy! Then, in the news, Todd and Scott rant about the results of the Splatfest! Also, the Super Bowl had a surprising Mario commercial, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 released its third wave of DLC content, the other Prime games might not be remastered, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss the upcoming Pokemon Day! The Pokemon Company is teasing something, but what? What do they reasonably think could come from the event? DLC? New games? Teases for the future? They'll break it down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/17/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 315 - Now That’s Just Prime

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will have their hands full with the newest Nintendo Direct! First, the guys discuss...the Nintendo Direct! What were the big announcements that filled the guys with anticipation? What announcements kind of rang hollow? What did they feel needed to be brought into the Direct to have made it "top tier"? Find out here! Then, in the main event, the guys "Settle It In Splat" about the chocolate theme Splatfest that arrives this weekend, but there's a big twist you won't see coming! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/10/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 314 - Vouching For Size

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys have much to discuss, including E3 2023, Nintendo Directs, and more! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! The returning Koopa Keith talks the Dead Space Remake and how great it is. Scott talks the Neptunia games...again, and Todd discusses his Fire Emblem Engage Review! Did he like it? Did he think it was a worthy addition to the franchise? Find out here! Then, in the news, the guys discuss the latest Nintendo Direct rumors and whether we can believe them! Also, they discuss the latest Super Mario Bros movie clip, the future of Sonic games, the issues going on with Super Nintendo World, the new additions to the upcoming Kirby game, and more! Then, in the main event, the guys discuss E3 2023 and how the Big 3 aren't going to be there this year! Will this be a "colossal waste of time?" The guys discuss! ] So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/3/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 313 - Chocolate Flood

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with one of the crew across the world, the others will pick up the slack! First, Todd and Scott talk about everything they've experienced in Fire Emblem Engage during their first week (or so...) with the title! Do they feel it's a fun Fire Emblem experience? What parts do they feel stand out the best? Does the Emblem Rings feature hold up well? What about the graphics and gameplay? Their non-spoiler breakdown awaits you! Then, in the news, the next Splatfest has been announced! What does the duo think of the choco-fest that awaits? Also, Daddy Sakurai strikes again with a story of his kindness, the true origins of Sonic The Hedgehog are revealed, and Tears of the Kingdom will have...really nice clouds? Finally, in the main event! The guys discuss fatigue in the game industry and whether certain titles are being hurt in perception and review scores due to people constantly comparing them to other titles! Is this a problem? Are there cases where this is okay to do? Jump in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/27/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 312 - It’s Time To Engage!!!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once again, and with a new game arrival upcoming, the guys have much to discuss! First, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits! Scott has been enjoying a multitude of games, including Neptunia, Dragon Ball: Kakarot, Pokemon Scarlet, and more! Will talks playing as many games as possible before his new trip to Malaysia, including the new Persona titles! And Todd talks about wrapping up Persona 5 Royal! Then, in the news, the guys discuss the arrival of Persona 4 and 3 on Switch and beyond, the potential for Super Mario Odyssey 2, the rumors surrounding the Nintendo Switch, and possible remakes of a beloved cult classic! Finally, in the main event, the trio talks about Fire Emblem Engage and talk about whether it's better for games like this to have a focused campaign versus a branched path style! What do the guys like more?  So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/20/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 311 - Subverting Expectations

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a "lighter week," the guys resume a regular style of show to continue 2023 in style! First, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits! Todd is STILL in Persona 5 Royal and he REALLY hates a boss fight that he had to endure! Will talks the joy of the latest Splatfest and being on the winning side once again! Scott meanwhile played the demo of One Piece Odyssey and talks about what he liked and didn't like! Then, in the news, the guys discuss the epic video showing off the 1008 Pokemon! They also discuss Nintendo Direct "rumors," the potential Zelda movie from Illumination, Japan's end of year sales, and the optimism of Daddy Sakurai! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss the statement of Ubisoft about Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and why their "expectations" of the game are flawed. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/13/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 310 - 7th Annual Nintendo Draft

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with the dawn of the new year comes the return of the Nintendo Draft! But first, the guys discuss their first gaming exploits of the year! Todd continues to gush on Persona 5 Royal while also lamenting his limited playing time. Will talks Splatoon 3, Fall Guys and Final Fantasy! Scott meanwhile continues his LONG journey to finish Xenoblade Chronicles 3, as well as playing Neptunia. Then, the guys pivot and go straight into the first "Settle It In Splat" of the year! Spicy, Sweet, or Sour? What taste is the best? The guys make their pick! Finally, the 7th Annual Nintendo Draft has come! It's time to make predictions for the year and say what they'd like to see from Nintendo in 2023! What will they ask for? What will they hope for? Tune in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/6/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 309 - I Am Thou, And Thou Art I

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while the end of the year has come, that doesn't mean there isn't a lot to talk about! First, the guys talk about their final 2022 gaming exploits! Scott talks about his latest replay of Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories! Will talks Splatoon 3, Mass Effect and Fallguys! Finally, Todd discusses his first 30 hours in Persona 5 Royal! Then, in the news! The guys Masahiro Sakurai saying he's "Semi-Retired," the new "news" about Tears of the Kingdom, what Nintendo franchises were nominated by fans for the anime treatment, and the newest features of Fire Emblem Engage! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss the overall year of Nintendo and grade the company based on its releases and screw-ups! As well as reveal the winner of the 6th annual Nintendo Draft! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/30/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 308 - Goodbye Old Friend

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here just days before the Christmas season! And the guys have much to discuss! First, the guys discuss their gaming exploits. Todd discusses his lack of playing Persona 5 Royal and his "addiction" to Fire Emblem Heroes! Scott talks about Samurai Maiden and other indie games he's played. Finally, Will also has played FEH, Splatoon 3, and Mass Effect Legendary Edition! Then, in the news! Splatoon 3 gets a new Splatfest topic and changes to the formula! Triangle Strategy reaches one million units sold, the Joy-Cons could get you a refund from Nintendo, and Ash is leaving the Pokemon anime! Tears are guaranteed! Finally, in the main event, the guys become "Game Makers" to discuss Nintendo franchises that deserve a spinoff or an origin story! What series will they pick? You might be surprised by the choices! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/23/20221 hour, 43 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 307 - 2022 In Review

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And now that it's been a regular week, the guys go back to their usual style! First, the guys talk about the Splatoon 3 Big Run event! Did they like it? What do they feel was the best part's of the game mode? How can they improve it for the next one? Then, Todd talks Among Us, Scott discusses Crisis Core's remaster, and Will talks Fall Guys, Fire Emblem Heroes and more! Then, in the news, Fire Emblem Engage shows off their new home base, Octopath Traveler II gets a new trailer for its characters, Super Nintendo World is coming to the US next February, Bayonetta might continue on for a LONG time, and more! Finally, in the main event! The guys talk about their Switch year in review! What games did they play the most? What were in their best games of the year? What titles kind of disappointed them? Listen and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/16/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 306 - Xenoblade Was Robbed!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And we're doing our best to stay level-headed as we cover The Game Awards! What did Nintendo reveal at the show, and was it meaningful? What about all the other announcements, did the guys like what they saw/heard? What did they like the most? And was Xenoblade Chronicles 3 robbed at the show? The answer is YES!!! Plus, Tyler is back, and he has words for Geoff Keighley! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/9/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 305 - What A Peach

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a longer week due to the holiday, the guys have much to discuss! First up, the guys discuss their gaming exploits! Will talks Fire Emblem Heroes and the new Chill Season of Splatoon 3! Then, Todd and Scott discuss their further playthroughs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, and what they thought of the game's final missions and content! Did they like the endgame? What did they think about the story's big twist? And did The Pokemon Company do fans dirty? They break it down! Then, in the news, the guys break down the Super Mario Bros Movie's second trailer. Is Chris Pratt still terrible as Mario? You know the answer to that. But at least Peach is good! Also, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 celebrates its 5th anniversary, the Pokemon anime WILL continue, Tales of Symphonia Remastered gets a story trailer, and more! Finally, in the main event, the game community just lost ANOTHER major Nintendo game tournament. So why did this Smash World Tour fail? Was it Nintendo's fault? We break it down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/2/20221 hour, 36 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 304 - Sales and Bugs

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the launch of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gives the guys plenty to talk about! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Will discussing Anime NYC and then talks about Fall Guys Season 3! After that, Todd and Scott delve into Pokemon Scarlet and Violet! What did they think of their first week of experiences in the titles? Are they happy with the open-world aesthetic? What do they think of the Pokemon they've seen? Or how about the three story paths of the title? Which ones are their favorites? They do a deep dive, so join in! Then, in the news, Scarlet and Violet has huge sales, Fire Emblem Engage gets another trailer, Sakurai talks Melee's origins, Kid Icarus, and his cat! Add to that, The Game Awards has gotten a LOT of votes already, Octopath Traveler II confirms their "Crossed Paths" sections, and more! Finally, in the main event! The guys continue their talk of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and discuss the bugs, issues, and whether The Pokemon Company did fans dirty by releasing the games in this state! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/24/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 303 - Engaging Issues

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with the arrival of a major 1st party game on the horizon, the guys will have a lot to discuss! First, the guys talk their gaming exploits! Todd talks about his time at Grand Rapids Comic-Con and missing the Splatfest. Meanwhile, Will and Scott discuss their experiences in the Splatfest and how Team Water surprised everyone with an overwhelming win! Then, in the news, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gets record pre-orders, but also a divisive review score! What do the guys think about this? Then, The Game Awards have made Xenoblade Chronicles 3 made one of their GOTY nominees! The guys are needless to say, excited. Add to that, Fire Emblem Engage gets a new story trailer, Sonic Frontiers is doing well on Switch, Miyamoto turns 70, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about the reaction to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and whether a delay should've happened to iron the game out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/18/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 302 - The Poke-Starter Debate

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And despite a last-minute host swap, the show has a lot to cover! First, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Todd talks about Bayonetta 3 and his review of it! Does the game hold up? Does Bayonetta get her do in her third title? What about the ending? He breaks it all down. Will meanwhile talks FEH, Fall Guys, a new Gacha title, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and more! Finally, Koopa Keith returns to talk Ghost Song and laments not having more time to play games! Then, in the news, the Switch has new sales data and it's a LOT to digest! Add to that, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gets leaked, Sonic Frontiers is divisive, Tales of Symphonia gets a release date, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys settle the great Pokemon starter debate! Which type is better to start with, Grass, Fire or Water types? Which starters are the best of the bunch? They break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/11/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 301 - Bask In The Host’s Glory!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while it's a light week, the guys will still talk about multiple Nintendo franchises and talk about a potential third game in a popular series! First, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Todd talks about Sparks of Hope, Bayonetta 3, and Pokemon Master Journeys Part 1! Rants will be heard! Scott talks more about Star Ocean and his time with the Steam Deck! Will also talks Bayonetta 3, Overwatch 2, Fall Guys, and more! Then, in the news, Octopath Traveler II gets a new character trailer and details, Sparks of Hope gets its Season Pass revealed, special Nintendo Black Friday deals have been revealed, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys celebrate Super Mario Galaxy and talk about what a third title can be like! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/4/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 300 - The Rise of Villains

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And today, it's the 300th episode!!! Yes, the guys have made it to 300 episodes, and they're going to celebrate in style! First up, the guys talk about their recent gaming exploits! Todd and Will discuss Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and their first impressions of it! Did the game live up to the hype? What did they think of the new motions in combat and the Spark abilities? How about the upgrades to the Rabbids themselves via voice acting? And who are the teams that the two have? Scott meanwhile talks Star Ocean: The Divine Force. What did he think in his review of the game? Was it worth his time and the legacy of the series? Then, the guys switch things up and do a new episode QUIZ TIME!!!! Who will come out on top between Scott and Will? How evil will Todd get with his questions? Tune in to find out! Finally, in the main event, the guys go villainous for Halloween and talk their favorite scary villains in all of gaming! Who will make the cut? Why are they so scary? The guys reveal all! So sit back, relax and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/28/20221 hour, 33 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 299 - The Voice Of Reason

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And we're going to be somber on this episode as we're talking about many controversial things, as well as uplifting thanks to some new releases and beyond! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Scott talks about playing the "Death By Daylight games" games like Dragon Ball Breakers and Ghostbusters Spirit Unleashed. Todd talks the divisive ending of Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order and Fire Emblem Heroes. Will talks FEH, Overwatch 2, and more! Then, in the news, G4TV is shut down once again, Mario + Rabbids gets rave reviews, Sakurai reveals the origins of Smash Bros, Nintendo Switch Sports gets a bad update, and more! Finally, in the main event, Bayonetta 3 may be coming out, but there's a big controversy brewing with the voice cast, PlatinumGames, and more! What does it all mean? So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/21/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 298 - After Further Consideration...

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with two weeks worth of news and a movie to discuss, the guys will be busy! First, the guys discuss what they've been playing! Todd discusses Star Wars Jedi: Fallen and fawns over this galaxy far, far away! Will talks about being at New York Comic-Con, diving back in Splatoon 3, attempting Overwatch 2, and more! Scott laments his sickness but continues his Trails saga by doing Trails in the Sky! Then, in the news, Bayonetta 3 gets a slew of updates and trailers! Sparks of Hope gets an epic cinematic trailer, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet updates continue to roll out, Breath of the Wild gets a cool statue, and more! Finally, in the main event! The Super Mario Bros Movie trailer came out last week, and the guys have been waiting to drop their opinions! What did they think of the look of the movie, and the voice acting? What about Chris Pratt? Tune in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/14/20221 hour, 37 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 297 - Shut It Down!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with Poke-news abound, and some big issues coming up in the industry, there's a lot to talk about! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! They talk about the Splatfest of last weekend and their experiences with the title! Were they happy with how it all went down? How many times did they get Tri-Color battles? Why did Team Fun do so well? The guys break it down! Then, in the news! Ed Sheeran releases his song "Celestial" and it's actually really good! Add to that, there's a life-size Spheal for you to purchase for $500, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope gets a new story trailer, Sakurai calls for no hate on his YouTube channel, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys ask the question of how long the mainline Pokemon games can last! Will they keep making generations until they can't anymore? Or will they focus on the spinoff side of things? The guys discuss! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/30/20221 hour, 33 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 296 - They Old!!!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back, and the guys will be busy with this episode! First up, the guys talk about their recent gaming exploits. Todd talks Fire Emblem Heroes and Splatoon 3! Is he really addicted to TableTurf Battles? You'll find out! Scott talks Legend of Heroes and how he STILL hasn't finished Xenoblade Chronicles 3! Will talks about his growing ranks in Splatoon 3, and his luck in FEH! Then, in the news! Pokemon Ultimate Journeys gets dated in the west, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gets new details on its story modes, GTA VI gets some support from other game devs, Splatoon 3 Amiibo are almost done, the Super Mario Bros film gets a release date for its teaser trailer, and more! Finally, in the main event, the first true Splatoon 3 Splatfest is here! And the guys have to pick sides and defend their desert island resource! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/23/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 295 - Dripping With Directs

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a brand new Nintendo Direct to keep them talking for a WHILE, there's going to be many games to discuss! As promised, the guys talk about the Nintendo Direct! They break down everything that was shown and discuss what they think about it! Fire Emblem Engage, Octopath Traveler 2, Bayonetta 3, Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, and more will be discussed! How will they grade the show? Tune in and find out! Then, the news, the guys talk quickly about some of the other stories of the week! Bayonetta gets a gameplay vide, Splatoon 3 sells huge, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys break down what they've enjoyed following Splatoon 3's release! What are their favorite parts of the game so far? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment!
9/16/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 294 - We Rock

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will have a lot to talk about in terms gaming as well as game development! First up! The guys discuss the Splatfest World Premiere! The guys were all Team Rock and won the Splatfest!!! But what were the guys thoughts on the play of Splatoon 3 event? Or, what else were they playing? Then, in the news, the guys talk the Nintendo Direct rumors, the new Pokemon that might be flipping the bird, Dragalia Lost is soon to be actually lost, MORE Nintendo Switch Pro rumors, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk the latest musings of Masahiro Sakurai and discuss what they learned from him! What were their favorite lessons from Daddy Sakurai so far? So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/2/20221 hour, 15 minutes
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Episode 293 - Triple Splat

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will have plenty to talk about, especially with the Splatfests coming back! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Todd talks about Spider-Man Remastered, and how he's really enjoying this title from basically top to bottom. Will and Scott meanwhile talk about how they're doing in Xenoblade Chronicles 3. How far have they progressed? Where are they in the story? They break it down! Then, in the news, we had a Nintendo Treehouse Live, what did they show? Also, Masahiro Sakurai has started his own YouTube channel!!!! What did the guys think about the videos that are up on the channel right now? Add to that, Sonic Frontiers got a new trailer, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet got a new Pokemon reveal, Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak gets new sales numbers and updates, and more! Finally, in the main event...it's the return of Settle It In Splat!!! Rock, Paper, or Scissors, who do the guys pick and choose to defend? So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/26/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 292 - Universal Fighters

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the show will be going through highs and lows in the terms of the number of hosts! First up, the guys discuss their latest gaming exploits! Todd and Will both discuss the new Choose Your Legends Banner in Fire Emblem Heroes! Who did they like? Who did they get in the banners in their summons? Then, they discuss Xenoblade Chronicles 3, and how far they've both gotten, with Todd discussing his review and his personal score for the title! Then, Koopa Keith joins in for the news! Including a lot of Pokemon news, Nintendo is talking Switch and its price (don't worry, it's not going up!), they got a fire in their building, and Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes hits one million units! Finally, in the main event, the guys try and pick Pokemon that should be in Pokken Tournament 2!  So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/19/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 291 - Shiver Me Splats

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a light week, but a big Direct, the guys will still have a lot to talk about! First up, the guys discuss their latest experiences in Xenoblade Chronicles 3! What are their new experiences now that they're 1-2 weeks into playing? What have each of them been focusing on in terms of their journeys? And will Todd actually get a review up for the game this weekend? They let you know! Then, they go right into a Direct Talk and break down everything that happened in the Splatoon 3 Direct! They talk about the new weapons, the new stages, all the customizations options, the new additions to Salmon Run, as well as arrival of Deep Cut and the Triple Threat Splatfests! Is there anything they're NOT excited about for this game?  So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/12/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 290 - Pokemon Crystal The Sequel

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will have a lot to talk about due to a new game release and teases for what's to come with Pokemon! First off, the guys talk about Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (in terms of how long they've actually gotten to play it that is...). What did they think about it? What are the highpoints in their minds? What sticks out in their minds compared to the previous titles? Do they think this might be the best in the series? They break it all down without going into too many spoilers. Then, in the news, the guys break down the latest Pokemon Presents and talk about all the new information for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Are they intrigued with some of the twists on the legendaries, the different kind of story, and the new gameplay mechanics? Are they more hyped for it now than they were before? We discuss! Finally, in the main event, they continue their Pokemon talk in order to guess what the two "other storylines" will be in the main quest! What do they hope we get to make the game even better? So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/5/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 289 - Enter The Arena

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once again! And with another big game release on the horizon, the guys break it all now! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Todd and Will talk Live A Live, and break down the 1994 RPG that has been remade in the modern day for the better! What did they like, what was Todd's review score, and what were their thoughts on the various time periods? They break it all down! Skull Kid Scott talks finishing up Stray as well as his first playthrough of Long Live The Queen! Then, in the news, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is almost here, and we already know about the next title! Add to that, the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is about to get Wave 2 of the Booster Pass, Kid Icarus Uprising is possibly getting a remaster on the Switch, and there are even MORE Pokemon leaks for Gen 9! Finally, in the main event, the guys go to the Arena! What would they do to create the ultimate Nintendo battle challenge? You might be surprised! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/29/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 288 - A REAL Special Edition

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with arrivals and leaks and spoilers abound, the guys have much to discuss! First up, the guys talk their gaming exploits. Skull Kid Scott returns to talk Warriors Orochi and Long Live The Queen! Todd talks Arkham Knight and the terror that is the Batmobile! Will has tried out the Live A Live demo, as well as Sunbreak! Then, in the news, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 gets an overview trailer, Mario Strikers Battle League gets two new characters, more leaks and spoilers are coming out on the internet, Live A Live is almost here, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys break down the special editions of the past and what really makes it worthy to buy, or not buy. And when should games just decide not to do them?  So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/22/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 287 - The Witch-Ing Hour

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And there's yet another person here to replace Tellius Tyler, but as they say, the show must go on! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Todd discusses Arkham City's DLC and FEH...and back injuries? Will talks Sunbreak, Fall Guys, and also FEH. Then, it's the return of Koopa Keith! He's been enjoying Mario Strikers Battle League, and some PC titles! In the news, the guys talk the announcements and new trailer for Bayonetta 3 and give their impressions. Mario + Rabbids' team give their insights into the team roster. Pokemon Scarlet and Violet might have already been leaked, and more! Finally, in the main event, with the upcoming "Nintendo Pictures" coming out, what do the guys want to see on the big and small screen? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/15/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 286 - The People Vs EA

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And even though one of their hosts is "missing in action", the guys have a lot to discuss! First up, the guys discuss their latest gaming exploits! Todd talks about Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes, and reveals what into his review that is about to go live! What did he like about the game, what did he think could've been a lot better? He breaks it down! Skull Kid Scott returns and talks Three Hopes as well and his thoughts on the game! Will talks his own addiction with Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak! Then, in the news, Pokemon Puzzle League is coming to Nintendo Switch Online, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 gets some leaks, Nintendo Switch OLED and Switch Pro get some "updates", and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys go to court in order to bring to justice Electronic Arts for their comments on Singleplayer games!
7/8/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 285 - A Mini Return

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and even with an earlier start today this time around and a shorter runtime, the guys have a lot to discuss! First up, the three hosts talk about Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes! They don't go into full spoilers, but they do discuss the gameplay, the story, the changes to everything, and what they're hoping for the rest of their runs! Then, in the news, the guys discuss some of the bigger news pieces such as the Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope Showcase, Splatoon 3, and Bayonetta's 3 potential release date! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about the Nintendo Direct...Mini. Was the Partner's Showcase worth it? Or should they have done more because of the long delay between Directs? Find out what they say here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/30/202259 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 284 - Welcome Back, Kelbaugh!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And if you've missed Tellius Tyler, fear not, he's back! So we'll have a lot to say this time around! First up, in the news, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Tyler talks Elden Ring, Strikers Battle League, and Sonic Origins! Todd talks finishing Batman Arkham City, and reviewing the last part of Pokemon Master Journeys! Will has been playing Fall Guys on Switch, as well as getting ready for Three Hopes! Scott also talks Fall Guys, Three Hopes (the demo) and... .Hack? Then, in the news, we didn't get a new Nintendo Direct, Pokemon Go gets a life-size Mewtwo, Donkey Kong might be coming back, the Mario Movie is scaring us all, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys do a Direct Talk about Xenoblade Chronicles 3! What did they think of the Direct, of what was shown, and how the game is going to be played? We break it all down! So sit back, relax and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/24/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 283 - A Fantasy Summer

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys will have a lot to talk about tonight via updates, rumors and potential reveals! First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing. Will has tried out the Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak Demo, and has been enjoying it immensely. Todd has continued his Arkham City run, as well as talks FEH. And Scott has played the demo for Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes as well TMNT Shredder's Revenge! Then, in the news, Live A Live gets new character trailers, a new Fire Emblem game is apparently "waiting in the wings", a Nintendo Direct might arrive at the end of the month, Pokemon Red and Green was almost entirely different, and more! Then, in the main event, the guys talk about the potential new Fire Emblem Game and what they personally would like to see from it! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/17/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 282 - Summer Snooze Fest

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys are going to be talking a lot about the industry, gaming demos, updates, and more! First up, the guys talk their gaming experiences! Todd has been getting into Arkham City again and has been enjoying it A LOT! Will talks FEH and playing God of War (PS4), and Mario Strikers Battle League! Finally, Skull Kid Scott returns to talk the demo of Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes! Then, in the news, the guys discuss Pokemon GO, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and its pre-sale debacle, Bayonetta 3, 1-2 Switch, Nintendo Direct rumros, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss the Summer Games Fest and how...it was incredibly underwhelming. Did they really botch this despite having no competition? The guys discuss! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/10/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 281 - Colorful Frontiers

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with one host gone during an important week, the show must go on with a familiar replacement! First up, the guys talk about their gaming experiences for the week. Skull Kid Scott talks Dynasty Warriors Gundam...apparently. Todd talks finishing Batman Arkham Asylum, and his hopes for the latest FEH Voting Gauntlet! As for Will, he's got an NDA-protected game, and has tried out the tutorial for Mario Strikers Battle League! Then, in the news! The newest trailer for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet has the internet talking for various reasons... And Sonic Frontiers isn't inspiring much hope in fans! Add to that, the Mario Strikers First Kick is coming, Triangle Strategy had some issues getting made, Retro Studios talks "fan rumors", and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk Scarlet and Violet and what they hope for in terms of the final product! What do they want? More story? Better Pokemon designs? What about the bad guys? They break it down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/3/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 280 - Can You Hear Me Now? Good!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And despite MORE technical difficulties with sound, they're going to push on! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Skull Kid Scott returns to talk about Neptunia and similar titles (which he has a LOT of...), then Will talks Persona, updating his 3DS supply of DLC before it is harder to buy, and FEH! Tyler continues with Elden Ring, returns to FEH...and then quickly abandons it! Todd talks how he's FINALLY PLAYED GAMES BESIDES FEH! And Todd talks about FINALLY being able to dive into PC gaming again, and replaying the Batman Arkham series! Then, in the news, Live A Live gets three new character trailers, Astral Chain 2 might be coming next year, Reggie Fils-Aime discussing the lack of online dominance by Nintendo, Sonic Frontiers may be going for a different kind of "goal" with their game quality, and more! And in the main event, the guys do 3rd party hopes on the Nintendo Direct that they hope comes next month! What titles do they NEED to see 3rd party-wise? Dive in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/27/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 279 - Pseudo-Snow

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while there are some "technical difficulties", they shall endure! First, the guys talk their gaming exploits, including Todd getting a new PC and dealing with that fallout! Will talks Fall Guys, and Overwatch, Scott returns to talk about some "questionable content", and Tyler... In the news, the guys talk about the first episode of Hisuian Snow, the status of F-Zero, the rebirth of Chrono Cross, Switch sales, and more! Finally, the guys do a pseudo-Road to E3 in order to discuss what might happen with the next Nintendo Direct! They focus on the 1st parties, so what do they hope to learn more about? Xenoblade Chronicles 3? Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? A new announcement or two? The guys discuss! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/20/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 278 - Heating Up The Content

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once more! And there is a TON of news to talk about, and more! First up, the guys talk their gaming exploits. Todd talks about Fire Emblem Heroes, Will talks Ring Fit Adventure/Persona 4 Ultimax, Scott talks his "lazy week" and Tyler talks about Elden Ring being...overrated?!?! Then, in the news! Mario Strikers Battle League got a big overview trailer, Pokemon has been doing KILLER in the software sales, Nintendo is apparently worried about their next-gen system that comes after the Switch, Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreaks gets more details, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about the best Wii U/3DS titles to go and get before the eShop shuts down! You might be surprised by what picks they make! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/13/20221 hour, 38 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 277 - Control Issues

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a look to the past coming once again, it'll be a fun show! First up, the guys talk their gaming exploits! Todd talks comic book woes and FEH, Will discusses Lost Judgment and Persona 4 Ultimax, Skull Kid Scott returns and speaks on Chrono Cross, LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga, and...Naruto? Finally, Tyler returns and reveals his playthroughs of Elden Ring, Sonic 2, and Mania. Then, in the news, the guys talk about Reggie Fils-Aime's comments on his career, his influence on Nintendo, and the game industry as a whole. As well as Nintendo Switch Sports launch, Mario Strikers Battle League gets a new trailer, BOTW 2 plot maybe leaks, and more! Then, in the main event, it's "Things Nintendo Got Wrong: Controller Edition!" The guys talk about the WORST Nintendo controllers of all time! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/6/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 276 - How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Just Love The Delay!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And there's a lot to enjoy as the guys talk about a breadth of topics! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Todd was at a Comic-Con and raves about some cosplayers that he saw. Will talks Fall Guys, Hades, and...The Stanley Parable? Skull Kid Scott returns and talks Chrono Cross! Then, in the news, Kirby hits its 30th anniversary, Miyamoto reveals the Super Mario Movie has been delayed, the creator of Sonic is waging war against Square Enix, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about what the Super Mario Movie could try and improve based on their delay! Should they focus on the characters, the looks, the story, the voice acting? The guys break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/29/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 275 - Movin On Up!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and while the guys have fewer things to discuss, the content itself is robust! First up, the guys talk about their recent gaming exploits! Todd has been prepping for a Comic-Con and as a result, has only been playing FEH. Tyler talks 13 Sentinels as well as his new thoughts on the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack! Will talks Ring Fit Adventure and his backlog! Then, in the news, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has not only gotten a new trailer, but it's gotten an earlier release date! The guys break it all down. Add to that, SMT V has crossed 1 million in sales, Nintendo tried to stop a union from being born potentially, and someone wants a Star Fox Zero port on Switch? Finally, in lieu of XC3 getting its release date moved up, the guys talk about titles that honestly should've had their release date moved back! Why do they feel that way about these games? Listen in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/22/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 274 - Critic-al Opinion

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with the return of one host comes a lot of Sonic discussion! But first, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Todd talks about Fire Emblem Heroes and the beginning of his Golden Route run on Triangle Strategy! Will talks FEH, Lost Judgment, and Persona 4 Ultimax! And Tyler chats about Banjo-Kazooie, F-Zero, and has a unique take on Yoshi's Crafted World! Then, in the news, Sonic The Hedgehog 2 had a MASSIVE take in the box office, what do the guys think about it? Also, Kirby gets a read-along, Live A Live gets some character trailers, Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes gets a story trailer, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys look at the future of the Sonic movie/TV universe and talk about where they need to go in order to keep things fresh. What characters need to show up, and how should they act? Listen in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/15/20221 hour, 37 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 273 - Our Completionist Goals

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back, and while they had to pull a host swap, they will complete the show...or else! The guys first talk about their gaming exploits! Todd and Will talk Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Skull Kid Scott returns and talks Legend of Heroes, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and more! Then, in the news, Kirby wins a Grammy (somehow...), Mario Golf comes to Nintendo Switch Online, Chrono Cross arrives, Serena returns to Pokemon, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about going "Completionist" in games! Do the guys honestly strive for that 100% goal? Or do they just try and play the games? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/8/20221 hour, 22 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 272 - The Ultimate Smash List

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a busy week of new games and big reveals, the guys have a lot to talk about! First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Will finally finished the Golden Route of Triangle Strategy, as well as enjoying Lost Judgment. The returning Skull Kid talks .Hack on Switch, as well as Legend of Heroes! Then, Todd and Tyler team up to talk Kirby and the Forgotten Land and reveal their thoughts on the game! Then, in the news, Kirby and the Forgotten Land is doing well sales-wise, Triangle Strategy FINALLY has its naming origin revealed, Breath of the Wild 2 is delayed, again, and E3 2022 has been canceled!!!! Finally, in the main event, the guys pull a Sakurai and talk Super Smash Bros reveal trailers! Which ones are the best, which ones are the worst? The guys Settle It in Smash! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/1/20221 hour, 50 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 271 - Lost In A New Land

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once again, and a name game is coming, so there's a lot to discuss! But first! The guys talk about their latest gaming experiences! Todd talks about Fire Emblem Heroes and taking time off from Triangle Strategy. Whereas Will talks his continued Golden Route path in Triangle Strategy and getting into the Octopath Traveler Prequel Beta! Tyler too has taken a small break from Triangle Strategy, but why? Find out here! Then, in the news, Kirby and Forgotten Land just got a new trailer and the guys are very intrigued by what they see. And Masahiro Sakurai himself breaks down one half of the Super Smash Bros character reveal trailers! Which ones do the guys still fondly remember? Add to that, Folders are now a part of the Nintendo Switch system, Dragalia Lost is shutting down and certain Nintendo games are having good sales! Then, in the main event, the guys break down Kirby and the Forgotten Land and what they feel this game can offer to Kirby as a franchise, and what they hope the game can deliver! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/25/20221 hour, 38 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 270 - The Path of Melancholy

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with another week of gaming, news, and holiday events, the guys have a lot to discuss! First up, the guys have another swing at Triangle Strategy and go full spoilers (more or less) as they break down the game! What new feelings do they have on this game now that they have another week of playing it? What pitfalls have they found within the game that has hurt their experiences? And why do they feel so down after completing two of the paths? Find out inside! Then, they quickly go through the news! Tails is a VTuber, Nintendo Switch dominates the NPD, Monster Hunter Rise's DLC gets dated and explained, and Masahiro Sakurai is working on something new!!! Finally, in the main event, and in lieu of St. Patrick's day, the guys dig into what their "pot of gold at the end of the railroad" moment would be with Nintendo! If they were able to have one dream come true, what would it be? The answer may surprise you! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/18/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 269 - The Strength Of Our Convictions

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the gang is back to their OG setting, and they have a lot to say! First up, instead of doing "What Have You Playing?", the guys dive deep into Triangle Strategy and discuss all the aspects of the game and what they like, or don't. What do they think about the graphics? Do they like the tactics-style gameplay, and the number of characters you can build your party with? What about the overall story, do they like its Game of Thrones feel? What do they hope for the game as they head into the latter parts of it? Find out here! Next up, in the news, the guys talk about Super Nintendo World coming to the US in 2023, will they go and visit it when it opens? F-Zero has come to Nintendo Switch Online, will they be trying it out? Also, Nintendo Switch OLED Burn-In time revealed, Monster Hunter Rise gets a free demo, and the Advance Wars reboot has been delayed! Finally, in the main event, the guys convene the NEP Secret Society and talk about the pillars of the Mario franchise and what it should try to do going forward to keep things fresh! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/11/20221 hour, 43 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 268 - The Next Generation

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once more! And this time, Pokemon is the focus once again! But first, the guys discuss what they have been playing. Todd talks getting super close to completing his first ever Pokedex in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Tyler and Will talk the demos for both Triangle Strategy as well as Kirby and the Forgotten Land! And Scott discusses Arceus and Dynasty Warriors 9! Then, with the news of the week being light, the guys go straight to talking about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and break down its reveal trailer! What do they think about the potential open world that the game will have? What about what they want within the game itself in terms of mechanics and Pokemon types? And of course...what starter are they going to choose?!??! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
3/4/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 267 - The Power Of Positivity

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the guys want to bring the positivity to you all and bring a truly fun experience. First up, they introduce Arbok Andrew, and he tells about how he got his Nintendo Switch and the games he's already played. Scott talks multiple games he's been playing like Arceus and Monark, Tyler talks his beginnings in Triangle Strategy via the demo, as well as Olli Olli World. Will tries (and fails) to talk Nintendo Switch Sports, as well as FEH. And Todd talks trying to finish Pokemon Legends Arceus. Then, in the news, a new Pokemon Presents is coming and the guys try to guess what will be revealed, Nintendo kind of gets a new acquisition, and a studio wants to bring back a key Nintendo game via remaster! But will they get to do it?  Finally, in the main event, the guys go and help Andrew with his new Switch by giving him suggestions about what to get for the system! What games or genres is Andrew looking for? What will the guys suggest? Listen in and find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/25/20221 hour, 42 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 266 - The Mother Of All NDAs

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And since the Nintendo Direct from last week is gone, the guys focus on the more recent news, and talk about the future of the Pokemon Legends series! But first! The guys talk about what they have been playing. Will talks about him NOT playing Pokemon Legends Arceus...shame on him! Todd has been loving Pokemon Legends Arceus, but not so much Pokemon Master Journeys. Scott has been playing Monark, as well as Arceus, and Tyler has been playing...Arceus!!!! Then, in the news, there have been a LOT of things going on! Mother 3's original producer wants a translated port to finally come out, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 gets some big character descriptions, Switch Sports has a very curious NDA attached to its open beta, Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is already announced, and more! Finally, in the main event, Todd, Scott and Tyler talk about the Pokemon Legends series and what might The Pokemon Company does with whatever the next game holds! What regions are they going to? What time period? What would be their focus? You'll break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/18/20221 hour, 51 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 265 - Direct-ing The Conversation and Hype

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And in lieu of the newest Nintendo Direct, they discuss EVERYTHING that happened in it from top to bottom! What did they think of the big announcements like that of Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes, Mario Strikers Battle League, Nintendo Switch Sports and Xenoblade Chronicles 3? Or what about the release dates of titles like Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp and the release window for Splatoon 3? They also discuss the 3rd party contributions like that of the Chrono Cross remaster, the Western arrival of Live a Live, and the various collection titles that are coming to the Switch! And in arguably the biggest debate of all, do they think the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Pass with the 48 new tracks is better than just getting Mario Kart 9? It's going to be a fun show with a lot to talk about! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/11/20221 hour, 44 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 264 - Let’s Talk Arceus!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And it's finally time to play Pokemon Legend Arceus! But first, the guys talk the news! The latest NPD data have come and the Switch is doing REALLY WELL! It's over 103 million units sold, there are plenty of new titles that are million-sellers, and more! Add to that, Nintendo might be getting into NFTs (much to Will's chagrin), Triangle Strategy gets a new character trailer, and a new Nintendo Direct may be on the way! Finally, in the main event, a super-sized "What Have You Been Playing?" is had to talk exclusively about Pokemon Legend Arceus! Todd, Scott, and Tyler talk about their adventures in the Hisui Region and how Arceus might just be the greatest game that Pokemon has produced in a long time! They discuss things such as their Pokemon teams and how they approach the gameplay, how Pokemon Legend Arceus tells a very different kind of Pokemon story as a whole, the moments that made them go "wow!" as well as what they would like to see improved upon in the sequel if it comes! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
2/4/20221 hour, 53 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 263 - In Our Legendary Prime

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And on the eve of Pokemon Legends Arceus release, the guys are filled with Pokemon joy, news, and beyond! But first! The guys discuss their gaming exploits. Tyler continues to play Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and discusses why he honestly likes it a lot! Will has been doing his best with Monster Hunter Rise and dealing with the Elder Dragons, as well as Hades! Todd talks his computer woes as well as his time in FEH most recently! Then, in the news, Pokemon Legends Arceus seems to be getting a lot of love in the eyes of critics! But what are they saying? Add to that, Metroid Prime 4 is STILL in the works (*sobs*), Sonic Frontiers is trying to switch things up with Sonic once again, Mortal Kombat 2 has been greenlit (much to Tyler's chagrin) and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys go Game Makers and talk about what they feel Nintendo and the Pokemon Company should do to further expand the Pokemon franchise in meaningful ways like Arceus is trying to do! You might be surprised with what they come up with! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/28/20221 hour, 37 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 262 - Head In The Cloud

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys have a lot to discuss on a variety of Nintendo (and gaming) topics! First up, the guys have been playing a lot! Todd talks Fire Emblem Heroes and how the game has RUINED his queen. Tyler talks about returning to Hades as well as getting Pokemon Shining Pearl and of course, Halo Infinite. Finally, Will talks FEH and Monster Hunter Rise! Then, in the news, Activision-Blizzard has been bought by Microsoft! But what does that mean for Nintendo as a whole? Furthermore, the Kingdom Hearts saga has had its Cloud versions dated for Switch, but is that a good thing? Add to that, Monster Hunter Rise, Switch hardware and software sales updates, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk Pokemon Legends Arceus and their personal expectations of the game! What do they want to see in the game? How do they want it to play? Want could it lead to if successful? The guys break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/21/20221 hour, 31 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 261 - What A Twist!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while the Nintendo Draft is in the past, there's been a LOT to talk about this week between rumors and more! First up, the guys talk about the things they've been playing! Todd has been enjoying Fire Emblem Heroes and SR3, Will has taken a step back from SMTV to playing Nier Replicant! And then Tyler...got Shin Megami Tensei V! As well as some sweet deals from the eShop! Then, in the news, there are a TON of Pokemon stories to break down between Arceus, Pokemon GO and...a Bidoof short? Trust us, it gets weird. Add to that, Switch sales have apparently surpassed Wii sales, there Platinum Games has a new CEO, and more! And finally, in the main event, the guys discuss the new rumor about Mario Kart 9 and what they personally want the "big twist" in the new title to be if it comes out this year! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/14/20221 hour, 33 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 260 - 6th Annual Nintendo Draft

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with 2022 now here, it's time to bring back the Nintendo Draft! But first! The guys talk about their gaming exploits. Todd has been doing Fire Emblem Heroes and continuing his Sains Row 3 adventures, Will has been doing Heroes as well as Overwatch and SMT V, the returning Skull Kid Scott has been enjoying Indivisible as well as Skyward Sword HD, and Tyler has continued with Mario Party Superstars, Smash Bros and...Halo Infinite?!??! Then, in the news, the devs behind Age of Calamity and New Pokemon Snap revealed certain struggles with making their titles, E3 2022 is going to be digital-only once more, Fortnite dominated Switch in Europe last year, and more! Then, in the main event, the guys participate in the 6th Annual Nintendo Draft! What do the guys think Nintendo NEEDS to do in order to thrive in 2022? What games should release, what outside-of-games practices should they do? Find out here! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
1/7/20221 hour, 37 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 259 - 2021 In Review

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and it's time to close out 2021 in style...by judging Nintendo's progress this year! First, the guys talk about their final gaming exploits of 2021! Todd lets loose in Saints Row The Third...while also bashing a new banner in Fire Emblem Heroes. Will dives back into SMTV, and defends Heroes... While Tyler enjoys Mario Party Superstars! Then, in the news, Nintendo has provided some info on some "best of" things for 2021. Including the best-selling indie games, and what games have done well in Japan! Add to that, Poketoon delivers a heartwarming episode featuring Jigglypuff, and there might be a bigger Nintendo Switch shortage in 2022 than we thought! Finally, in the main event, the guys gather together to grade Nintendo in 2021! Between their game releases, announcements, and missteps, how do the guys grade the Big N this year? We let you know! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/31/20211 hour, 21 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 259 - 2021 In Review

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and it's time to close out 2021 in style...by judging Nintendo's progress this year! First, the guys talk about their final gaming exploits of 2021! Todd lets loose in Saints Row The Third...while also bashing a new banner in Fire Emblem Heroes. Will dives back into SMTV, and defends Heroes... While Tyler enjoys Mario Party Superstars! Then, in the news, Nintendo has provided some info on some "best of" things for 2021. Including the best-selling indie games, and what games have done well in Japan! Add to that, Poketoon delivers a heartwarming episode featuring Jigglypuff, and there might be a bigger Nintendo Switch shortage in 2022 than we thought! Finally, in the main event, the guys gather together to grade Nintendo in 2021! Between their game releases, announcements, and missteps, how do the guys grade the Big N this year? We let you know! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/31/20211 hour, 21 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 258 - Our GOTY’s of 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! Albeit, in a shortened format this go around! The guys are doing a quick round of news due to the holiday season. They talk about NEO The World Ends With You, Bravely Default II sales, and the translated trailer for Triangle Strategy and what it means for the game itself! And in the main event, the guys quickly go over their Game of the Year picks for the Nintendo Switch in 2021! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/24/202127 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 257 - Reviewing Ourselves

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And yes, we skipped last week, but you'll understand why in a bit once you listen in! First, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits! Todd has "beaten" Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, and he has thoughts on how hard the Pokemon league was. Will has been playing Overwatch and other things, and Tyler has been diving back into Shovel Knight! Then, in the news...The Game Awards. We explain why we didn't react to the "reveals" at the show, as well as what we thought of the winners (that might have been rigged...). Add to that, an Indie World showcase arrived this week, Sakurai doesn't want to work as much on the potential next Smash Bros game, the Switch sells REALLY well in November, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys look at their "Nintendo Switch in Review" stats and then grade themselves as they reflect on what they've played this year. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/17/20211 hour, 45 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 256 - Game Awards Is Strange

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the guys are going to be firing on all cylinders as Skull Kid Scott returns to make it a 4-man crew for the first time in a while! First up, the guys talk about their recent gaming exploits. Todd talks Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and the enjoyment he has with it, Will talks Mario Party Superstars, Scott discusses Avengers content, and Tyler debates the style and quality of Hollow Knight versus Metroid Dread! Then, in the news, Pokeon Evolutions returns, Black Friday sales numbers in the UK are huge, Pokemon sales in Japan are massive, the final Super Smash Bros Ultimate character balance patch already has people talking, and more! Finally, in the main event, the Game Awards are next week, but is there a lot to honestly expect from them? The guys break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
12/3/20211 hour, 42 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 255 - Thankful For Copycats

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once more, and while the holidays hold one of our hosts back, a new one comes to try and fill the void! First, the guys talk about their newest gaming experiences! New co-host Skull Kid Scott talks Shin Megami Tensei V as well as Pokemon Brilliant Diamond. Todd joins him in that talk, while Tyler discusses playing Mario Party Superstars with friends and family! Then, in the news, G4TV has RIPPED US OFF, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl is doing great sales despite a certain autosave issue, the Nintendo Gamecube wasn't supposed to be purple apparently for reasons you won't suspect, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys look back at the year that was and give thanks for what Nintendo has brought them. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/25/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 254 - Set For Launch

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And scheduling has gotten the guys into the podcast a bit early this week, but that's ok because that just means there's a lot to talk about with the game industry as a whole! First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing. Todd talks about his latest Comic-Con and what Nintendo cosplays he saw, as well as his mistrust in Fire Emblem Heroes storylines as of late. Will has been enjoying Shin Megami Tensei V, and Tyler has been retrying his Sonic love with Sonic Colors Ultimate! Is the upgrade better? Find out! Then, in the news, the guys discuss the "corporate talk" that Nintendo has been doing with a lot of topics. Including Joy-Cons, the feedback The Pokemon Company gets about titles, the future of 3D Mario games, and more. They also discuss Metroid Dread sales, the launch of the OLED, the Switch has Twitch, and so on. Finally, with the return of G4, the guys each make a pitch about what shows they would do if they were hired by the relaunched company. And it gets...interesting. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/18/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 253 - Inaccurate Comparisons

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and while the guys were away, the news has been pouring in! First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing. Todd and Will have been playing Fire Emblem Heroes and have thoughts about the new banner (very different thoughts, mind you). And Tyler has grabbed the Bioshock Collection on Switch and has been enjoying the first title. Then, in the news, the latest fiscal data for the Nintendo Switch is here and the system has been doing well. Add to that, Sakurai has teased that Smash Bros might not be over yet, Donkey Kong might be getting an animated movie alongside movie, Ace Attorney has gotten a fan poll that reveals some interesting things, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys break down the comparisons that are going on between Persona 5 and Shin Megami Tensei V in terms of the latter "needing to be more" like the former, and whether that's fair or not. As well as other disturbing trends in the gaming industry as a whole. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
11/5/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 252 - Horrifying Results

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with it almost being Halloween, the guys will be talking about all the scariness that Nintendo has been bringing as of late! First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing! Todd has gotten new Joy-Cons and was able to get back into Smash Bros Ultimate! Tyler has been playing, and enjoying, Nickelodeon All-Stars Brawl. And Will has been enjoying FEH and Lost Judgment! Then, in the news, the guys discuss the fallout from the rollout of the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack launch. Hear what has gone wrong with it (hint: it's basically everything). Add to that, Pikmin Bloom was announced and released, Triangle Strategy (still a terrible name) got a recap trailer, Pokemon shows off the horrifying backstories to the new Zorua/Zoroark, Metroid Dread gets a demo AFTER its launch, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss scary or terrifying moments or scenes from Nintendo history. What moments chilled them to their core? What ones cause shivers as they talk about them? Find out here! So sit back, relax and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast! 
10/29/20211 hour, 33 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 251 - Sora-ta Talking

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the guys are going to talk about many different topics, including things they love and hate from recent times! First up, the guys talk about what they've been playing. Will relays how he's done in the recent Fire Emblem Heroes banner, as well as Lost Judgment. Todd and Tyler then team up to take on Metroid Dread and discuss not just Todd's review of it, but break down everything that makes it good, bad, or whatever there is in between! Then, in the news, Pokemon Legends Arceus has gotten a new "Found Footage" trailer that reveals some fun new regional variants. But what do the guys think of them? Also, we now know how Sora got into Smash Bros in terms of getting permission from the House of Mouse, SMT V DLC has gotten revealed, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys are still sore about Nintendo Switch Online Expansion cost, so they decide to go off and note other things that Nintendo has gone wrong! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/22/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 250 - The Dread-Ful Paywall

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with the release of a new game and the newest Nintendo Switch version coming out, the guys have a lot to discuss! First up, the guys talk about what they've been playing. Todd and Tyler tag team to talk about their experiences with the newly released Metroid Dread! Do they like it? What do they think of the E.M.M.I.s? Is the game living up to the hype so far? They break it down with MINIMAL spoilers! Will talks Lost Judgment, Fire Emblem Heroes, and New York Comic-Con! Then in the news, Metroid Dread has caused some controversy due to its...end credits? Add to that, G4TV finally has its launch date, Pokemon gets new videos and a Netflix movie, Animal Crossing New Horizons gets new content, and an emulation has caused a lot of controversy! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack price and how this is a serious misstep on Nintendo's part. They break it all down and wonder how they came to this absurd price. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/16/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 249 - Thank You, Sakurai

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with the announcement of Sora in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, the guys decide to dedicate the entire episode to Smash Bros as a whole! First up, obviously, they talk about the reveal trailer for Sora. What did they think of the trailer's look as a whole? What did they think about the reactions that people had to the reveal? Does Sora make sense as the final Smash Bros character? Then, they go and talk about the big announcement of the Kingdom Hearts franchise coming to the Nintendo Switch via cloud versions! Is this a good move? Should they have done physical versions instead? The guys discuss. After that, the guys look at Super Smash Bros Ultimate as a whole. How did Nintendo handle this game as a whole? Did they do well with the trailers, the DLC, the balance of characters, and so on? Finally, with the hope of a new Smash Bros game now on the horizon, what characters should arrive next time around? Each host pick two 1st and 3rd party characters to potentially arrive! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/7/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 248 - Historical Context

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while there isn't a Nintendo Direct to talk about, that doesn't mean there's isn't a lot to discuss! First up, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits. Tyler talks about his time with the Axiom Verge titles as well as talks about his review of WarioWare Get It Together! Will discuss Lost Judgment as well as Fire Emblem Heroes. As for Todd, he goes into the realm of TV to talk about Pokemon Master Journeys and the episode that gives him FURY!!!!! Then, in the news, there's yet ANOTHER Nintendo Switch Pro rumor, and a Super Smash Bros rumor, and they're both annoying! Add to that, Super Nintendo World announces its first expansion via Donkey Kong, Bayonetta 3 gets some clarification on "exclusivity", Pokemon gives trailers for its upcoming titles, and...Bandai Namco gets a new logo and it divides the guys on how good it looks! Finally, in the main event, the guys return to the Nintendo Draft to discuss what titles were the most impactful historically for Nintendo! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
10/1/20211 hour, 59 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 247 - Direct-ed Fury

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys were surprised by the return of the Nintendo Direct, and yet with all the new content that the Direct revealed there's going to be a lot to break down! And the guys right into some "Direct Talk" and break down everything that happened in the Nintendo Direct! They go from start to finish and discuss the reveals, updates, and more. From Monster Hunter Rise, to Mario Party Superstars, to new titles like Voices of Cards, to DLC in titles like Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity, the return of Kirby via Kirby and the Forgotten Land, updates on Triangle Strategy, the unveiling of the Super Mario movie cast (where there are some VERY different opinions on), more details on Splatoon 3, and of course, the return of Bayonetta 3!!!! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/24/20211 hour, 51 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 246 - Pricey Updates

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back! And with Tyler returning from his trip to Italy, the guys are back at full strength to talk about all things gaming! First up, the guys discuss their recent gaming exploits. Tyler talks about certain games he did on the way to Italy and back. Todd talks bout his review of Great Ace Attorney Chronicles now that he's done, and Will finished his journey in No More Heroes 3! Then, in the news, the Nintendo Switch got a major update that makes Will happy, and a price cut...in Europe... Pokemon's P25 album is coming out in October and Todd has some very strong feelings on it in a way you may not expect! Bayonetta is still getting updates about "progress", Metroid Dread got a new trailer, and more! Finally, the guys dive into the Temple of Time and discuss about games that they did play...but played well after everyone else had played it. What games did they play? Did they like it after they played it? Find out! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/17/20211 hour, 25 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 245 - Exclusively Mine!

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while one co-host is still out halfway across the world, another guest host comes to fill in the gap and bring up a really great discussion about the game industry as a whole! First up, the guys talk about what they've been playing. Keith talks about his exploits across all gaming platforms, and hints at some NDA stuff he can't discuss... Will continues his journey through the "Garden Of Insanity", but finds some points that are too insane even for him! And Todd continues to enjoy Great Ace Attorney Chronicles 2 as well as enduring the Tempest Trials. In the news, Pokemon had a LOT of things announced or come out this year, WarioWare Get It Together is almost out and have interesting early reviews, SMT 5 has a new trailer and...PETA's mascot is getting petitioned to be in Smash Bros? Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about the realm of exclusive titles and whether it's honestly helping the game industry...or hurting it. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast! Don't forget that we want YOUR suggestions for opening themes for future episodes of the podcast! Send your NES, SNES, N64, Game Cube, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, or Nintendo DS suggestions via Twitter! You can reach Tri-Force Todd at @Guardians_Comic, Tellius Tyler at @TylerKelbaugh94, or Wario Will at @shadowz596! AND, you can reach us at our podcast handle @NEPPodcast!
9/10/20211 hour, 19 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 244 - The Real Water Temple

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And though they are down one host, that doesn't mean there's not a lot to discuss! First off, Todd and Will discuss their latest gaming exploits! Will gushes all over No More Heroes 3 and talks about the "garden of insanity" that he has re-entered. What are the perks of the game? What are the setbacks? Is there going to be No More Heroes 4? Then, Todd continues his journey in Great Ace Attorney Chronicles and lets Will know the one twist that he really didn't like. Then, in the news, Pokemon is getting yet another miniseries anime via Pokemon Evolutions! Add to that, a new Metroid Dread trailer, the reveal of Big Brain Academy Brain vs. Brain, Death Battle teases the back half of Season 8, Ultra Instinct Shaggy is confirmed, and more! Finally, with September now (somehow) here, the duo talk about what potentially could happen with a Nintendo Direct! What should Nintendo focus on? Do they think they should lay off of 2021 to focus on 2022? What games don't need talked about? They break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
9/3/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 243 - No More Anime Heroes

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back once more, and the guys have a lot to discuss! First up, they go right into the games they've been playing. Tyler talks about Pokemon Sword and the various reasons he both likes it and thinks it could be better. Will talks about Fortnite and other interesting things. And Todd comes to talk about the cosplays he saw at the latest Comic-Con he went to, as well as breaking down some of the more annoying elements of Great Ace Attorney Chronicles! Then, in the news, there's a new trailer for both WarioWare Get It Together and Metroid Dread. The Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity team reveal their motivations for certain things that the main game had. Animal Crossing gets him shoes via Puma, Fitness Boxing is getting an anime (no, really), there's yet ANOTHER Smash Bros character rumor, and Will gushes about No More Heroes 3. Finally, the guys detail the characters from Nintendo lore that really have grown over the years through the games they've been a part of. And some of the characters they pick will surprise you! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/27/20211 hour, 37 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 242 - Objectionable Pokemon

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and this time, a huge focus will be on the newest Pokemon Presents event! And indeed the guys are diving right into the Pokemon news, and there's a lot of it! They talk about the titles like Pokemon Go, Pokemon Unite, and Cafe Remix! Then, they dive into Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl and discuss the changes made and how it'll do sales-wise. Finally, they dive into Pokemon Legends Arceus and talk about how this title is a MUCH different take on the Pokemon world! Then, the guys go into the news and discuss the NPD data, the arrival of the Doom Collection, No More Heroes 3 teases, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys talk the potential of Xenoblade Chronicles 3! Will it be a true sequel? SHOULD it be a true sequel? And what else do the guys want, and don't want, from it?  So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/20/20211 hour, 48 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 241 - Independently Strange

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And this has been a very interesting week in regards to presentations, news, announcements, and more! First up, the guys talk about the latest Indie World from Nintendo. Tyler leads the guys as they discuss all the reveals and what games they think they might play! Then, in the news, the guys talk Xbox Game Pass NOT coming to Switch, Metroid Dread getting a new teaser trailer, Life of Strange's remaster and new title gets delayed and...Idris Elba as Knuckles? Also, the guys talk about their latest gaming experiences. Todd has gotten back into New Pokemon Snap, as well as Great Ace Attorney Chronicles! Will hasn't been doing much, but Tyler has gotten back into Super Mario Galaxy and truly feels it's the best Mario title ever! Finally, the guys do the final row of the "game meme" and discuss topics like "indie picks", "most depressing game" and more! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/13/20211 hour, 47 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 240 - Millions Of Ways To Rush

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once again! And the guys are going to have a lot to talk about throughout! First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing! Todd FINALLY has something bad to say about NEO The World Ends With You! And both Will and Tyler talk about the New Pokemon Snap update that has them happy to be getting back into the game! Then, in the news, the Q1 sales results have released and they show off some interesting things about the Switch and its games! Add to that, Sonic is getting a card game, No More Heroes might get a TV show or movie in the future, PokeToon has gotten a new episode, and WarioWare Get It Together has gone gold! Finally, in the main event, the guys go through another row of their "game meme" and talk about the games with the best atmosphere, the ones that cure their bad days, their favorite antagonist, and more! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
8/6/20211 hour, 41 minutes
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Episode 239 - Snapping In Live Action

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back! And with a new week comes new ways for hearts to be filled...and arguments to be had. First up, Todd has FINALLY been able to jump back into NEO The World Ends With You and he has nothing but lovely things to say about it. Will meanwhile has enjoyed the satisfaction of beating Ring Fit Adventure! He's so fit. And Tyler discusses his new feelings about Skyward Sword HD! Then, in the news, NEW Pokemon Snap is getting a free update with new areas and Pokemon to snap! There's also a new live-action Pokemon series coming to...Netflix? Oh boy...  Also, Dr. Mario World is shutting down, sales of Mortal Kombat 11 continue to heat up, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys go and do another row of the game meme consuming the internet! What are the titles they feel are overrated/underrated? Or ones they "keep coming back to"? Find out that and more! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/30/20211 hour, 51 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 238 - The World Ends With An Error Code

Back from the break, the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast has returned! And with them comes various tales of luck, love, heartbreak, and frustration! First up, the guys talk about their recent gaming experiences. Tyler has been playing the title known as CrisTales and has a lot to discuss about what makes this game great! Will meanwhile is almost done with the main challenges in Ring Fit Adventure, and has been enjoying other titles too! Finally, Todd has been playing two games via Monster Hunter Stories 2 and NEO The World Ends With You! Find out how one game made his satisfied, while another gave him a record high, and a crushing low! Then, in the news, Monster Hunters Stories 2 ships a million units, Nintendo seems to indicate that the Pro will NOT come out, Reggie Fils-Aime is making a book about his journey to Nintendo, Earthbound 64 was almost a thing, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys look at a trending gaming meme and reveal their games that fit in various categories like, "Best Combat", "Favorite Art Style", and more! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/23/20211 hour, 43 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 237 - Pro-Lies

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And boy have the guys have a lot to discuss given that a "special announcement" was made by Nintendo! First up, the guys go right into the main event by discussing the Nintendo Switch OLED and whether this announcement was honestly worth it or whether the internets thoughts about it being a "lackluster" announcement is true. Or, as Tyler asks, "Was this announcement a mistake?" Then in "What Have You Been Playing?", Will talks about Disgaea 6, Tyler talks more about his review of Mario Golf Super Rush, and Todd has done the demo for Monster Hunter Stories 2. What did he think about it, and why does he hate a certain cat? Finally, in the news, Pokemon Master Journeys has FINALLY gotten a release date, Ring Fit Adventure might get a sequel or expanded, a wrestling fan has triggered the Persona 5 fanbase, and more! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/9/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 236 - Tekken Golf For Granted

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And after a slow news week previous, the trio is back with a LOT to talk about! First up, the guys discuss the games they've been playing and they've been playing a LOT! Todd has been doing the demo for NEO The World Ends With You's demo and he's in love. He breaks it down in full. Then, Will and Tyler team up to discuss Mario Golf Super Rush and they do an 18-hole round of details on everything from speed golf, battle mode, story mode, the levels, the online, and more! Then, in the news, Kazuya Mishima is officially in Smash Bros and the guys break down what kind of a fighter he is and where he stacks amongst the other DLC characters. Add to that, N64 Classic Edition might be coming, F-Zero almost got made again, the Nintendo Switch Pro might have been teased again, Overwatch 2 on Switch might have "comprises", and there's going to be a Super Mario version of...The Game Of Life? Finally, in the main event, the Game Makers of NEP take on the Game Makers of Nintendo and beyond about why they do certain things and allow certain things in their games despite the fans making it clear what they like. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
7/2/20211 hour, 49 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 235 - Post-E3 Lull

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with a week since E3 2021, the guys are honestly missing it all, but they shall endure! First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing. Todd has been enjoying Saints Row 4 again and talks about what really makes the game fun. As well as laments the latest Fire Emblem Heroes banner! Will has been doing some Wii Fit Adventure and other titles and then Tyler discusses the new Ratchet & Clank game and how certain games are "too big" on consoles like the PS5 and the Xbox's of the world. Then, in the news, the Pokemon Company strikes down some leakers, Shin Megami Tensei V pre-orders are getting scalped, Metroid game sales are spiking after the announcement of Dread, NEO The World End With You announces a demo, and more! Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss who has the best music in their franchise! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/25/20211 hour, 32 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 234 - E3 2021 Recap

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the guys are chomping at the bit to go and talk about everything E3 2021! The entire show is dedicated to E3 2021 and they break down everything that was shown at the Nintendo Direct presentation! From Kazuya Mishima being the next character for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, to the surprise announcement of games like Metroid Dreadd, WarioWare Get It Together, Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Edition, to the third party chat with Monster Hunter 2 Stories and Shin Megami Tensei V, and more! And when all is looked at, the guys debate the big question of, "Did Nintendo win E3?" (Hint: They totally did!) and what they thought of the other presentations as a whole! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/18/20211 hour, 36 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 233 - The E3 Draft

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with E3 2021 literally days away, and the guys are literally chomping at the bit to go and be there (virtually) to hear everything that is coming out this year and next! But first, the guys talk about what they have been playing. Todd has been enjoying Ace Attorney, Saints Row The Third, and had an interesting run in summoning for Fire Emblem Heroes! Will meanwhile has been enjoying Fall Guys and working hard on Ring Fit Adventure! Tyler has been enjoying the games he's been able to play, and also thinks Ring Fit Adventure might be in his future! Then, in the news, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle 2 may be coming, Monster Hunter Stories 2 gets a new story trailer, Poketoons returns with a beautiful new story, WarioWare might be getting a Switch title, and more! Finally, on the FINAL Road To E3, the guys break out the Draft for the THIRD TIME THIS YEAR and make their hard predictions on what they feel is going to be revealed at E3 2021 by Nintendo (and its affiliates in the exclusive sense). What games do they think will be shown? Do they think the Switch Pro will FINALLY come? Or is there something else they think will show up? We break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/11/20211 hour, 29 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 232- An E3 Rom-Com

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the countdown to E3 2021 continues! As we draw closer, the news and information continues to grow! First up, the guys discuss their gaming exploits. Tyler has been continuing his Fire Emblem journey and he has some very curious thoughts about Sacred Stones. Will has been continuing on Monster Hunter Rise as well as enjoying some good luck on Fire Emblem Heroes! Todd meanwhile continues to love Ace Attorney and has had some lesser luck on Heroes. Then, in the news, there is more details on what Nintendo will bring to E3 2021! Including the return of the Nintendo Treehouse! Plus, record Switch sales in Japan, new record sales for the Pokemon Company, Link vs Cloud are going to dance once again in Death Battle, and more! Finally, in the main event, E3 draws near, and we know many things will be announced. But what WON'T be announced? Exactly, the guys are going to the other side of the spectrum to detail what they feel Nintendo WON'T announce...even though they should! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
6/4/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 231 - Guess Who Back, Back Again

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and after LONG LAST, Tyler is back!!!! Finally. And because of that, we have a lot to discuss! First up, the kings of Nintendo attire talk about their gaming experiences of the week! Tyler regales us with what he's been doing the last month with Dragon Quest, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, and more. Will talks Fire Emblem Heroes and New Pokemon Snap, while Todd discuss returning to Ace Attorney and the case that he honestly doesn't like! Then, in the news, SEGA has released a lot of Sonic news including a look at the new Netflix series, a return of Sonic Colors, and a tease of Sonic 2022! Add to that, there's new rumors of the Nintendo Switch Pro Edition and when it might come out, Dragon Quest XII is coming, multiple Pokemon games have gotten their release dates, and is Masahiro Sakurai retiring??? Finally, in the main event, on the Road To E3, the guys look at the 3rd Party developers who might just go and bring their titles to Switch in some form! But who might go and bring the biggest title or surprise?  So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/28/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 230 - Touring Our Genealogy

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and as the month of May slowly starts to fade into June, the news and hopes for E3 2021 grow, and we're here to talk about it! First up, Todd and Will (Tyler is "missing") talk about their gaming experiences. Todd continues to be amazed by the details and love that is put into New Pokemon Snap. He also got a surprise from Fire Emblem Heroes! Will meanwhile talks Snap, Fall Guys, Overwatch, and more! Then, in the news. Mario Golf Super Rush has gotten a full roster, Bandai Namco reveals more about New Pokemon Snap's development and porting Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom to Switch, Metroid might be getting a 2D game on Switch, plus, New Zelda Amiibo, Monster Hunter news, and more! Finally, in the main event, the Road To E3 continues! The guys talk about 1st party games and announcements that they hope Nintendo reveals at E3 2021! What games are they hoping to see? Or trailers to get more details from? We break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/21/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 229 - Rumors, RUMORS...and Rumors

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and yes, the shorthandedness continues, but the two Kings of Nintendo attire will not be deterred!  First up, the guys talk about their gaming experiences in the last week! Todd and Will are both enjoy New Pokemon Snap still, but what have they seen within the game recently that made them smile? Also, Fire Emblem Heroes has got them talking, but why? Then, in the news, the guys talk about the potential non-starter that is Metroid Prime Trilogy coming to Switch. Also there have been a TON of rumors from a certain Nintendo insider, but what does it all mean? Is there some big titles coming out way this year and next? What franchise got detailed in the rumor mill? Finally, in a bit of a prelude to "The Road To E3", Todd and Will discuss what their overall hopes for E3 2021 from Nintendo are. Are they hoping they do a long Nintendo Direct? Do they want them to focus on games for this year, or reveal what's coming next year and after? Or what about the potential Nintendo Switch Pro? The guys break it all down. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/14/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 228 - Selling Pictures

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And yeah, we're down a man...again...BUT...we have a lot to discuss nonetheless! First up, Todd and Will go in-depth with New Pokemon Snap. What did they think about the game as a whole? What were they most amazed about in terms of the gameplay and how the Pokemon themselves looked and interacted? Did they feel that the game had a misstep here or there? What did they not expect from the game that it delivered on? They break it all down! Then, in the news, the guys talk about the latest Nintendo Switch sales news! How did the Switch do in Q4 2021? What games went and exceeded expectations? How about Star Wars? In honor of May the 4th, what Star Wars game sold the most in the US over the years? Also, E3 2021 is getting more attendants, Pokemon Master Journeys has been announced, Xbox also expected BOTW 2 to be out by now, and more! Finally, in the main event. In light of Nintendo being open to new animation projects, Todd and Will go and look at the Nintendo franchises that could work as long-term TV projects! Fire Emblem, Pikmin, Animal Cross, and Star Fox are discussed! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
5/7/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 227 - Snap-py Updates

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while one of the hosts are away, the other two will play! And talk, but also play! First up, Todd and Will talk about their gaming experiences. Todd continues his Phoenix Wright Trilogy playthrough and is enjoying it, especially since Fire Emblem Heroes keeps disappointing him with his summons! Will meanwhile is going on his Monster Hunter Rise quest and his battles with certain key monsters is giving him a hard time! Then, in the news, Monster Hunter had a direct and Rise sales continues to grow! Just as impressive, the Nintendo Switch sales have reached a new milestone in Japan! New Pokemon Snap is here at last, and as we find out, it could've come a lot sooner! Plus, NetherRealm Studios might be working on a Marvel title? Castlevania is getting an anniversary collection? And a Super Mario Party update 2 years after release? Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about what they would enjoy if Pokemon Snap was real! What Pokemon would they want to see in the wild? What Pokemon would they want accompanying them on their journey? They break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/30/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 226 - No Technical Difficulties

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And this time...our computers won't shut down (hopefully!). First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Todd continues to enjoy his latest run-through in the Phoenix Wright Trilogy, but also has some thoughts on the latest banner in Fire Emblem Heroes (and certain types of Fire Emblem women apparently...). Will has been continuing on Monster Hunter Rise and has beaten the game but strives for more than the "basic" ending. Tyler hasn't gotten to do much but Smash Bros still reigns in his life! Then, in the news, Capcom has announced that The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is coming to the West! Is Todd and Will excited about it? Also, the NPD numbers for March have come and Nintendo has once again come out on top! Mario Kart 8 has become the best-selling racing games in the US, and more! Finally, it's the return of Boss Fight! Fire Emblem, Phoenix Right, Final Fantasy, Donkey Kong, and more are discussed! What makes these characters so great? We break it all down! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/23/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 225 - Snap It Back Together

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and despite some "technical difficulties" that went on during it, they were able to go and get things done!  In the news the guys talk Pokemon Snap (briefly, you'll see) then the Indie World presentation, the upcoming NEO The World Ends With You, the latest thoughts from the Nintendo President, as well as a possible Nintendo/Xbox collaboration! Finally, in the main event, have their been games that Nintendo has made that honestly should've taken a few extra months to get a bit "more refined"? So it back, relax, and enjoy a (slightly shortened) Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!
4/16/202150 minutes, 10 seconds