Nintendo Dispatch

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

125 episodes of Nintendo Dispatch since the first episode, which aired on April 30th, 2018.

  • 53: 3DS is Dead, Labo VR Hands-on, Nintendo Financial Report, and Troubles in Portia

    Episode  |  May 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 18 mins
    3ds, final fantasy, financial report, labo, labo vr, my time at portia, nintendo, switch, zelda

    It is a huge week as it is the end of another quarter, which means it is time for financial reports. Nintendo has some huge updates on the success of the Switch, info on new mobile titles, and absolutely no comments on the 3DS. We go hands-on with My Time in Portia and Nintendo Labo VR including Zelda edition!

  • 52: Nightmares in Portia, Switch hits China, Joker and more in Smash Bros.

    Episode  |  April 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 17 mins
    amiibo, capcom home arcade, chine, joker, metroid, my time in portia, reggie, smash bros, switch, tencent

    It is another action packed week and Motz is finally back from holiday travel! Nintendo Switch gets a huge 8.0 update, Joker is unleashed along side Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.0, Nintendo & Tencent team up to release Switch in China, Minecraft is getting a movie, and of course we have all the new games for the week.

  • 51: Game Deals, DIY Labo VR Goggles, Star Wars Pinball, and Catan on Switch

    Episode  |  April 17th, 2019  |  28 mins 16 secs
    final fantasy, labo vr, my time at portia, nintendo, switch, warhammer, wolfenstein

    On this week's Dispatch we have DIY Labor VR, rumors of a stage builder for Smash Bros. Ultimate, Star Wars Pinball finally lands on Switch this fall, and an odd decision for Wolfenstein: Youngstein. We also have the latest releases including Final Fantasy 10, My Time at Portia, Warhammer Age of Sigmar, and many more!

  • 50: Dragon Quest Movie, Labo VR Hype, Controller With Chat Built In, & Best Buy Leaks?!

    Episode  |  April 10th, 2019  |  41 mins 30 secs
    civilization 6, dragon quest, fortnite, labo, mobile, nintendo, online, switch, twitch, vr

    So much great Nintendo news this week including three new games coming to Switch online, a trailer for the new Dragon Quest Movie, more Labo VR news, as well as all the new game releases for the week!

  • 49: Labo Education Edition, Free Nintendo Online, More Wolfenstein, & E3 Hype

    Episode  |  April 3rd, 2019  |  53 mins 6 secs
    e3, free, nintendo, online, panic button, switch, twitch, wolfenstein

    Twitch + Nintendo == Awesome! And we should say FREE Nintendo Online service for Twitch Prime Members! We are getting pumped for E3 with a bunch of new tournaments announced, a schedule, and speculation on some games. We have all that and the latest game releases this week.

  • 48: Labo VR Revealed, Castle Crashers on Switch, Fortnite Nerf Edition, and NINDIES!!!!

    Episode  |  March 27th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    castle crashers, fortnite, galak-z, gems of war, istanbul, nindies, nintendo, sales, switch, timberman vs, turok, yoshi

    It is an epic week filled with amazing Nindies hitting the Nintendo Switch this year. Nintendo reveals the best-selling indie games, Nerf prepares Fortnite guns, Timberman VS dominates the charts, Motz plays too much Turok, and we have all the new releases including Gems of War, Istanbul, Goken, Final Fantasy VII, and Yoshi!

  • 47: Long Lost NES Game, Xbox Live on Switch Update, Switch Bundles, RICO Review, and Borderland Rumors

    Episode  |  March 20th, 2019  |  52 mins
    3ds, cross-play, fortnite, nes, nintendo, rico, switch, xbox

    It is another action packed week with some mysteries such as why Nintendo is scheduling maintenance for three days, a lost NES game for over 30 years, mystery Pokemon tweet deletions, and Xbox Live maybe coming to Switch? All this and our full RICO review!

  • 46: Micro-Transactions, Mar10 Day, Tetris 99 Online Event, & Labo VR

    Episode  |  March 13th, 2019  |  46 mins 36 secs
    3ds, baba is you, contest, labo, nintendo, rico, switch, tetris 99, vr

    Nintendo pulls a fast one on us with their new VR experience with Labo! We celebrate Mar10 day with tons of deals that are hard to get, Nintendo cools down on micro-transactions on mobile games, and Nintendo hosts their first Tetris 99 competition! All this and the new releases such as Rico, Baba Is You, and more.

  • 45: Switch Turns 2, Pokémon Sword and Shield, Nintendo ASMR, & Fortnite Season 8

    Episode  |  March 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 12 mins
    ape out, asmr, birthday, d-pad, direct, fortnite, hiring, jobs, nintendo direct, pokemon, pro controller, switch

    What an action packed week! We have your full wrap up of the Pokémon direct featuring Sword and Shield, updates on Fortnite Season 8, Nintendo goes full ASMR, and some crazy d-pad issues. We also summarize our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch on it's 2nd birthday along with the best sellers, new releases and full hand's on of Ape Out!

  • 44: Reggie Retires, Fortnite Season 8 Teasers, Pokémon Direct, Resident Evil 4 on Switch, Tons of Games!

    Episode  |  February 27th, 2019  |  29 mins 24 secs
    3ds, bowser, deltarune, fortnite, nintendo, pokemon, reggie, solo, switch, tetris 99, toejam and earl

    It is a crazy week with 30+ games being released for the Nintendo Switch like Trials Rising, Rad Rodgers, Ape Out, and Deltarune. The biggest news is that Reggie is retiring and Bowser is taking over as Nintendo of America president. All of this while a Pokémon Direct is on the way and Fortnite Season 8 is being teased every day.

  • 43: Nintendo Direct Updates, Pokemon Day, Super Mario Bros. is Worth THOUSANDS, and New Modes for Tetris 99

    Episode  |  February 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    aragami, astral chain, daemon x machina, fortnite, nintendo, nintendo direct, olliolli, switch, tetris 99, trine 2, yoshi

    It has been a week since the latest Nintendo Direct and we have tons of juicy updates on Rune Factory 5, Tetris 99, and Astral Chain. We ponder the rumors of a new Zelda BoTW and if Spyro Reignited Trilogy will ever come to the Switch. We break down the latest releases including Aragami, Trine 2, Q.U.B.E. 2, and so much more. We end with a full hands-on impression of Daemon X Machina and OlliOlli.

  • Bonus Round: Nintendo Direct Recap: Fire Emblem + Yoshi's Crafted World and Tetris 99 Hands on

    Episode  |  February 16th, 2019  |  31 mins 9 secs
    astral chain, bonus round, direct, final fantasy, fire emblem, mario maker, marvel, nintendo, nintendo direct, starlink, switch, tetris 99, zelda

    Nintendo dropped some huge bomb shells and the latest direct and we have full breakdown of all games including Super Mario Maker 2, Box Boy + Box Girl, Smash. Bros. Ultimate 3.0, Bloodstaind, Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, Astral Chain, and more! We also go hands on with Yoshi's Crafted World and Tetris 99.

  • 42: Xbox Live For Switch, Mario Bros. 2, Online Boost, WarGroove Domination

    Episode  |  February 13th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    fable, nintendo, online, sales, switch, wargroove, xbox live

    Is it almost time for another Nintendo Direct? Rumors have been spiraling around the internet, but we have real news with a voice chat SDK coming to Switch, Xbox Live for Switch, Nintendo Online getting a "boost", and WarGroove has been dominating the charts. All this and more including the latest releases and listener feedback.

  • 41: Q3 Financial Briefing, WarGroove Hands-on, Marshmello Dance Party, & Wii Shop Channel Shuts Down

    Episode  |  February 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    fortnite, marshmello, nintendo, sales numbers, smash bros, switch, twitch, wargroove

    It is another crazy week in the world of Nintendo with huge announcements during their Q3 briefing including this years release time frames, sales numbers for games/consoles, and some upcoming surprise game announcements. We also have a stellar debut by WarGroove at the top spot, some crazy Fortnite/Marshmello collaborations, Smash Bros. 2.0, and so much more!

  • 40: Indie Highlights, Metroid Prime 4 Delays, Fortnite Ice Storm, and No Switch Price Drops

    Episode  |  January 30th, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    3ds, fornite, goat story, ice storm, indie direct, indie highlights, nindies, nintendo, npd, sale numbers, smash bros., switch, wargroove

    It is a week full of awesome new games from the recent Indie Highlights event and we have a full break down. With good news comes the bad with Metroid Prime 4 delays and word that there is no new switch successor or price drop on the way. It all isn't bad as there are some amazing new games releasing this week including WarGroove and Fortnite 7.3 is ready to land after the epic Ice Storm!

  • 39: Dock Mods, Piranha Plant DLC, Cross-Play Rocket League, Game Freak's New Game, and Smash Galore

    Episode  |  January 23rd, 2019  |  58 mins 13 secs
    3ds, art, dlc, futuregrind, my memory of us, nso, piranha, rocket league, smash bros., smite, switch, switch online

    We are about to be flooded with Nindies, Piranha Plant is ready to launch on Smash Bros. Ultimate, there are new Nintendo 3DS Selects, Rocket League Cross-Play, and a new job listing for a NSO Manager. We have all this and this weeks new releases and tons of Smash Bros. impressions.