Nintendo Dispatch

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

184 episodes of Nintendo Dispatch since the first episode, which aired on May 1st, 2018.

  • 143: New Red & Blue Mario Themed Switch, NES Lego Set Knock-offs, Limited Run Games Celebrates Scott Pilgrim, Super Nintendo World Opening Delayed, Pokémon Snap Release Date

    Episode  |  January 20th, 2021  |  54 mins 36 secs
    adverse, cobra kai, down in bermuda, limited run games, little nightmares ii, missile dancer, nes lego, nintendo switch, pokémon snap, scott pilgrim vs. the world, shing!, super nintendo world, the unexpected quest, wingspan

    This week we got a look at the all new Mario themed Switch console! We also discuss the knock-off NES Lego sets coming out, the Scott Pilgrim vs The World physical release that Limited Run Games is doing, Super Nintendo World opening has been delayed, and a release date for Pokemon Snap!

  • 142: Our 2021 Nintendo Predictions!

    Episode  |  January 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 17 mins
    3ds, agent a, art sqool, down in bermuda, monster hunter rise, new york game awards, red lantern, scott pilgrim, switch pro, the long dark, wingspan, witcher 3

    This week is a long one! Lots to discuss.

    For one, the Switch has outsold the 3DS! There is also a fan made website stock checker for all of the My Nintendo Physical Rewards. We also got a lot of detail on Monster Hunter and Animal Crossing is nominated for Game of the Year at this years New York Game Awards. And then we jump into our predictions for 2021! Who will be right?! Who will be wrong?! Only 2021 will know.

    For one, the Switch has outsold the 3DS! There is also a fan made website stock checker for all of the My Nintendo Physical Rewards. We also got a lot of detail on Monster Hunter and Animal Crossing is nominated for Game of the Year at this years New York Game Awards. And then we jump into our predictions for 2021! Who will be right?! Who will be wrong?! Only 2021 will know.

  • 141: Leaked Footage of Yoshi Ride, Lost Game Boy WorkBoy, Nintendo and Kanye West, 2020 Best Selling Indies, Our 2020 Nintendo Highlight

    Episode  |  January 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Happy New Year!!

    This week the gang is back together! We kick off the show with a leak of the new Yoshi Ride at Super Nintendo World. We also chat about the long lost WorkBoy for the original Game Boy, a collaboration between Nintendo and Kanye West that never happened, the best selling Indie games of 2020, and OUR highlights of 2020.

  • 140: Stardew Valley 1.5 Update, Switch eShop Goes Down, Zelda Map in Minecraft, and the Switch Gaming Station Appearing in Hospitals

    Episode  |  December 30th, 2020  |  34 mins 37 secs
    among us, animal crossing, eshop, fortnite, minecraft, picklock, stardew valley, starlight children's foundation, tharsis, the long game, wingspan, zelda

    This week we discuss update 1.5 for Stardew Valley! We also talk about eShop being DOWN for Christmas, a Zelda fan recreates Breath of the Wild map in Minecraft, and Nintendo and Starlight Children's Foundation bringing some cheer to children in need.


    Episode  |  December 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 19 mins
    alba: a wildlife adventure, among us, grindstone, happy game, hazel sky, indie, nintendo, super nintendo world, traffix, trash sailors, when the past was around

    This week is jam-packed with new info! We got TWO new Nintendo directs! One was an Indie Direct and the other gave us a tour of the new Super Nintendo World in Japan. We also got a great interview from Doug Bowser in the past year and what we can expect in 2021. On top of all that, we give a few of our last-minute gift ideas for the Nintendo fans in your life!

    Enjoy and have a wonderful holiday!

  • 138: Switch is Still Best Selling Console, the Game Awards Winners, Little Nightmares II Demo, Sephiroth Coming to Smash, and a New Sonic Animated Series?!

    Episode  |  December 16th, 2020  |  47 mins 47 secs
    abzu, animal crossing, filament, freddy spaghetti, hades, little nightmares ii, netflix, sephiroth, shady part of me, shakes on a plane, sonic, the game awards, unto the end

    Can you believe the Switch has been the best selling console for 24 months in a row! We also talk about the Game Awards Winners, a Little Nightmares II demo coming to Switch, Sephiroth confirmed for Smash, and possibly a new 3D Sonic animated series on Netflix?!

  • 137: Switch v11.0 Update, Splatoon Tournament Canceled, & Should You Buy Fire Emblem?

    Episode  |  December 9th, 2020  |  52 mins 7 secs
    animal crossing, live streaming, mario world, nintendo, smash bros, splatoon, super mario world, switch, update

    Finally we have the system update we have been waiting for that is full of excellent features... and some in your face icons. We also take a look at the unveiling of Super Mario World in Japan, and dive into the controversy around Smash & Splatoon tournaments.

  • 136: Original Stitch Now Selling Masks, Most Expensive Game Ever, Nintendo Game & Watch, and Doom Eternal Going Digital Only

    Episode  |  December 2nd, 2020  |  50 mins 37 secs
    absolute drift, doom eternal, empire of sin, game & watch, immortals fenyx rising, jon wick hex, liberated, original stitch, pokemon, star wars, super mario bros. 3, wildfire

    This week we discuss the Pokemon bandanas and masks that Original Stitch is now making. We also talk about the most expensive game EVER sold, Motz gives his thoughts on the Nintendo Game & Watch, and we discuss Doom Eternal going digital only! Join us for another fun week!

  • 135: Nvidia Sets Records With Switch, the Next Animal Crossing Update News, and More!

    Episode  |  November 25th, 2020  |  51 mins 2 secs
    alto collection, animal crossing, arrog, game awards, jenny leclue, new horizons, nintendo, nvidia, out of space, picklock, picross, pocket camp, switch

    This week we discuss Nvidia setting records with the Switch, and so much Animal Crossing news!

  • 134: Stardew Valley's Next Big Update, Game Freak Has Moved Their HQ, Nintendo Australia Closing eBay Store, and the Switch Has it's Best October to Date!

    Episode  |  November 18th, 2020  |  36 mins 19 secs
    abzu, art sqool, australia, brawl chess, dreamo, ebay, game freak, hyrule warriors, jenny leclue, mars horizon, part-time ufo, stardew valley, witcher 3

    This week was a little light on the new but that doesn't stop us from discussing the next big update coming to Stardew Valley! We also talk about Game Freak moving their HQ, Switch having is best October EVER, and did you know that Nintendo Australia has an eBay store?!

  • 133: Switch Outsells NES, Nintendo Reconfirms Release Dates for Games, Amazon Shipping Mario-Themed Boxes, Pokemon Go's Best Year, and Animal Crossing Goes to the NFL

    Episode  |  November 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins
    amazon, conduct together, control, mario kart live home circuit, nes, nintendo, part-time ufo, pokemon go, switch, the broken circle, untitled goose game, volta-x

    This week we chat about Switch beating the NES to become Nintendo's second best selling console! We also discuss the release dates for major Switch Games, Amazon getting in on Mario's 35th anniversary, Yuzu the Nintendo Switch Emulator, Pokemon GO's biggest year, and Animal Crossing going to the NFL!

  • 132: Last Partner Direct of 2020, Retro Studios Remodeling, Fortnite Switch Bundle, and a My Time at Portia Sequel?!

    Episode  |  November 4th, 2020  |  59 mins 18 secs
    control, fortnite, griftlands, hitman 3, hyrule warriors, immortals fenyx rising, my time at portia, nintendo direct, no more heroes, part time ufo, retro studios, surviving the aftermath

    This week we got ANOTHER surprise Nintendo Partner Direct and it was a great one! We break down all the games we're excited about. We also talk about Retro Studios expanding their offices, a new Fortnite Nintendo Switch, and a sequel to My Time at Portia! We also go hands-on with Hyrule Warriors and Control.

  • 131: Joy-Con Drop Confirmed for U.S., The Crown Tundra DLC is out, Pokemon Home Update, Apex Legends Delayed, Outer Worlds Update, and a Discussion on Game Streaming.

    Episode  |  October 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins
    apex legends, bulletstorm, carto, crimzon clover, crown tundra, dlc, joy-con, mad rat dead, oceanhorn 2, outer worlds, pikmin 3, pokemon, pokemon home, pumpkin jack, uno

    This week we discuss the Joy-Con price drop that we will be getting here in the states! We also talk about the new Pokemon DLC, Pokemon Home update, Apex Legends getting delayed for the Switch, an Outer Worlds update, and have a long conversation about streamers paying devs.

  • 130: Switch is the Best-Selling Console in US for 22 Months, Reduced Joy-Con Price, More Physical Mario Rewards, Stardew Valley Update, and much More!

    Episode  |  October 21st, 2020  |  53 mins 19 secs
    apple, epic, joy-con, microsoft, my nintendo, nintendo, pokemon, stardew valley

    This week we discuss the Switch being the best selling console in the U.S. for 22 MONTHS! We also talk about a price drop for Joy-Con in Japan, more physical Mario rewards coming to My Nintendo, a possible fix for an overheating Switch, Epics Apple Lawsuit and the impact it could have on Nintendo, the Microsoft and Nintendo relationship, the next big Stardew Valley update, and a Pokemon card selling for 250K at auction!!

  • 129: Age of Calamity and Pikmin 3 Treehouse, More Joy-Con Drift Chat, Super Nintendo World Update, and Another Splatfest!

    Episode  |  October 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 19 mins
    age of calamity, animal crossing, hyrule warriors, joy-con drift, little nightmares, nintendo, nintendo treehouse, pikmin 3 deluxe, super nintendo world

    This week we have TWO Nintendo Treehouses to discuss! One for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and another for Pikm0n 3 Deluxe! We also talk Japanese Sales Charts, more Joy-Con drift drama, an update for Super Nintendo World, and we're getting another Splatfest!!

  • 128: Getting Physical Rewards for Platinum Points, Nintendo Legal Battles, Animal Crossing Awards, Minecraft in Smash, and More!

    Episode  |  October 7th, 2020  |  47 mins 4 secs
    animal crossing, hades, joy-con drift, minecraft, nintendo, platinum points, rogue company, smash bros.

    This week we're excited about the return of physical rewards for platinum points! We discuss Nintendos legal battles, and chat about Animal Crossing winning big at The Japan Game Awards 2020. We also talk about Animal Crossing, Pokemon, Mario, and others getting nominations for the Golden Joystick Awards 2020, Minecraft coming to Smash, Hades patch, and Rogue Company becoming free-to-play.