Nintendo Dispatch

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 25: N64 Classic Rumors, Bally/Williams Pinball Tables on Pinball FX, Switch Update, Dragalia Lost Overtakes Animal Crossing

    Episode  |  October 17th, 2018  |  46 mins 22 secs
    boxing, diablo iii, joycons, n64, starlink: battle for atlas

    A new week and a new Nintendo rumor! This time, it's about the N64 Classic! Are we getting one soon?! Also crossplay on Diablo III, missing JoyCons, boxing on Switch, a new update!

  • 24: New Hardware Rumors, More NES Games, Splatoween, The Walking Dead Lives On

    Episode  |  October 10th, 2018  |  52 mins 1 sec
    3ds, chasm, disgaea, dragalia lost, hardware, luigi's mansion, nintendo, paladins, pokemon, switch

    Rumors are a buzz of new Nintendo Switch hardware hitting the shelves next year, Splatoon 2's next Splatfest and Halloween event is spectacular, Pokemon Let's Go accessories announced, new Switch Online NES games, and all of the latest releases.

  • 23: PS4 Fortnite Cross-Play, 6 Months of Cloud Saves, Mario Party Controller Support, Minecraft, and Mario Kart Arcade!

    Episode  |  October 3rd, 2018  |  45 mins 51 secs
    mario kart arcade, mario party, minecraft, nintendo, nintendo online, ps4

    This week on the Nintendo Dispatch we talk about PS4 getting cross-play, Nintendo cloud saves and how long our data is stored. We also discuss Mario Party and its lack of handheld mode and all the Minecraft news!

  • 22: Nintendo Online is LIVE, Telltale Games Lay Offs, Smite on Switch, and a Fortnite Switch Bundle!

    Episode  |  September 26th, 2018  |  58 mins 37 secs
    armello, dragalia lost, dragon ball fighterz, fifa 19, nintendo online, this is the police 2, towerfall, valkyria chronicles 4

    Nintendo Online Service is FINALLY live! This week we discuss our thoughts about the service as well as recent news stories revolving around it! We also talk about the Telltale Games layoffs, the rumors of Smite coming to Switch and a brand new Fortnite Switch bundle!

  • 21: Fortnite Is Ruined, Splatoon Invades Animal Crossing, & Amazing Indie Releases

    Episode  |  September 19th, 2018  |  38 mins 52 secs
    animal crossing, banner saga, fortnite, gardens between, light fingers, nintendo, smash bros., splatoon, switch, undertale

    The Nintendo Directs are over and we are back to our regular schedule with the latest news, best sellers, releases, and of course we discuss what we have been playing. This week Fortnite removes video capture, tomtoc has new cases, Smash Bros. goes to college, and there are some fantastic releases.

  • Bonus Round: Nintendo Direct Recap - Animal Crossing, Luigi's Mansion, Switch Online, & More

    Episode  |  September 16th, 2018  |  48 mins 13 secs
    3ds, animal crossing, kirby, luigi's mansion, mario, mario tennis, nintendo direct, smash bros, switch, town, yoshi

    We have the full breakdown of the September 13th Nintendo Direct full of amazing Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch game announcements. In addition, we take a look at some new news that has come up since the direct on the Nintendo Switch Online service.

  • 20: Cloud Saves, Direct Delay Spoilers, Let's Go Switch, and more Fortnite

    Episode  |  September 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min
    3ds, bastion, dust: an elysian tail, fortnite, nba 2k19, nintendo, nintendo direct, spectrum retreat, stay, surgeon simulator cpr, switch

    This week we discuss what we think WOULD have been shown during the Nintendo Direct, the confusing cloud storage issues, the cute Pokemon Lets Go Special Edition Switch, and Fortnite toys!!

  • 19: Nindies Round 2, Live from PAX, Zelda Glitch, Zen Pinball, Smash Bros. Events, and System Updates

    Episode  |  September 5th, 2018  |  39 mins 39 secs
    god wars, into the breach, lifeless planet, nindies direct, pax, smash bros, snk, transistor, zelda

    It is non-stop Nindies as Nintendo unleashed another Nindies Direct. We take a quick look at the latest games as Motz goes hands-on at PAX West. We also have the latest news including new Smash Bros. Bundles and Play Events, Zelda Glitches, new system Updates, Fortnite performance enhancements, and of course the latest game releases for the week.

  • 18: Switch Dominates, Comics, Labo Kart, Godmaster, and Monster Hunter

    Episode  |  August 29th, 2018  |  39 mins 48 secs
    3ds, blizzard, diablo, hollow knight, mario, monster hunter, nintendo, sales, switch, videokid

    This week developers, producers, and consumers are praising the Switch and Nintendo. Nintendo has completely taken over the sales charts in both Japan and the US. Blizzard, and Bethesda love the Switch, more Nindies are on the way, and of course the latest releases.

  • 17: Nindies Direct, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Fruit Racing, & 60ish FPS

    Episode  |  August 22nd, 2018  |  47 mins 15 secs
    3ds, badnorth, dark souls, diablo, fruit racing, luigi, mario bros, nindies, nintendo, switch

    What a week! Nintendo UK completely surprised us with an awesome Nintendo Direct: Nindies Edition and we break down all the games! On top of all the new game releases we have some news including Diablo III that is finally official, Netflix is working again on the Wii, and release dates for Dark Souls and Luigi's Mansion.

  • 16: Smash Bros. Direct, Diablo & Rage 2 Ports, Top Games, + Why Did Luigi Die?

    Episode  |  August 15th, 2018  |  1 hr 8 mins
    diablo, direct, dragon ball figherz, hollow knight, nintendo, overcook, pokemon, rage 2, semblance, smash bros., switch

    It is Smash Bros. week on the dispatch! We tackle all of the highs and lows from the Nintendo Direct covering Smash Bros. Ultimate. We also break down the latest news including potential Diablo & Rage 2 ports, Doom Eternal, speculation on why Luigi was sacrificed on the stream, and all of the latest games.

  • 15: 20 Million Switches, 1 Million Octopath, Fake Pro Controllers, and Dead Cells & Overcooked 2 Release

    Episode  |  August 8th, 2018  |  41 mins 59 secs
    dead cells, fake, mario tennis, nintendo, octopath traveler, overcooked, pro controller, rogue trooper, sales, switch

    This week is all about sales sales sales! Not only do we have sales numbers for the Nintendo Switch, Octopath Traveler, and the NES Classic, but tons of games are on sale! We also break down the latest releases including Dead Cells, Overcooked 2, and Okami HD.

  • 14: Mario Orchestra, Smash Bros. Controllers, Labo 3.0, and WarioWare Gold

    Episode  |  August 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min
    3ds, battle chasers, element, gamecube, nintendo, paladins, rogue trooper, smash bros., super destronaut, switch, warioware

    This week is packed full of game and accessory announcements with a plethora of new Gamecube controllers for Smash Bros. Ultimate and new Handheld Mode enabled Joy-Cons. We also have an update on Octopath Traveler availability, Online subscription pre-orders, and Reggie's Lip-Sync battle appearance.

  • 13: Octopath Sells Tons, MHGU x Zelda, Labo Creator Contest, and Super Destronaut DX War!

    Episode  |  July 25th, 2018  |  52 mins 31 secs
    element, fortnite, galak-z, go vacation, labo, mario kart, monster hunter, semblance, splatfest, super destronaut dx, zelda

    The Nintendo Switch is completely crushing it in Japan as Octopath Traveler has taken the world by storm! Nintendo also announced some amazing new Zelda crossovers with both Mario Kart 8 and the new Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate. All of this while we break down the new releases and chat about our new favorite game Super Destronaut DX!

  • Bonus Round: The Case of Illegal Pre-order Programs

    Episode  |  July 21st, 2018  |  24 mins 29 secs
    download, eshop, eu law, launch events, nintendo, pre-order, switch

    Do we still need video game pre-order programs? We discuss Nintendo's current lawsuit going on in the EU over their current system that doesn't allow consumers to cancel a game pre-order. We also discuss what we like, dislike, and look back on memories from our pre-order past.

  • 12: Splatoon Hackers, Let's Go Reveals, Rocket League Cross-Play, and Fortnite Season 5

    Episode  |  July 18th, 2018  |  55 mins 30 secs
    fortnite, galak-z, hackers, lumines, mario tennis, panic button, pokemon, splatoon, super detronaut dx, warframe

    Splatoon 2 players are getting upset about rampant cheating happening in online battles and calling for anti-cheat measures to be put in place. Nintendo is actively fighting it by banning consoles and rolling out hardware updates to patch exploits. Nintendo unleashed a new Pokemon Let's Go trailer with tons of goodies, Panic Button has "tons" in store for the Switch, Cross-play comes to Rocket League, and we have the latest releases!