James is a life long Nintendo fanboy! He can't help himself and buys each and every iteration of every Nintendo console that is released. When he isn't browsing the eShop for the latest and greatest indie title he can be found working at Microsoft on mobile developer tools during the day and at night he is most likely cycling around Seattle or guzzling gallons of coffee at a local coffee shop.
Episode | December 25th, 2019 | 50 mins 59 secs
2019 review, fortnite, holidays, mario kart tour, multiplayer, nintendo, switch, time, top picks, universal studio
Happy Holidays from the Dispatch crew! This week the whole gang is back together with tons of Pokemon news, Time's top pick for gadgets and games of the decade, Mario Kart Tour multiplayer, and a 2019 in review!
86: Switch Surpasses Xbox One, Indie Showcase, Video Game Awards, Star Wars Fortnite, and More Pokémon
Episode | December 18th, 2019 | 56 mins 20 secs
china, events, fornite, indie, nindies, numbers, pokemon, sales, star wars, switch
It is a huge week for Nintendo as the Switch crushes the Xbox One's sales numbers world wide, Fornite hosts a Star Wars Event, Indie Showcase brings us tons of games, and more Pokémon!
Episode | November 20th, 2019 | 54 mins 32 secs
bouncy bob, luigi's mansion, narcos, pokemon, sales, shield, stardew valley, switch, sword, touryst, zumba
The Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console and Luigi's Mansion is smashing records, but Pokémon Sword & Shield are here so it is time for tons of Pokémon!
Episode | November 13th, 2019 | 34 mins 51 secs
accessories, doom, nes, nintendo, pokemon, shield, smash bros., switch, sword, wild area, wireless mouse
It is Pokemon week! Sword & Shield are finally here and ready for a weekend of Switch enjoyment. Before the official launch you can play in the Wild Area online, prep for Black Friday with Switch deals, update Smash Bros. and even pickup a new NES wireless mouse for your computer!
80: Switch Sales Numbers, First Party Game Sales, Mario Kart Multiplayer, PokemonGo News, Overwatch 2 on Switch, and Bloodstained Update!
Episode | November 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 10 mins
So much to talk about this week! We discuss everything from the up to date sales numbers of the Nintendo Switch, great first-party Nintendo game sales currently at Amazon and Walmart to multiplayer coming to Mario Kart Tour! We discuss the fact that Pokemon Sword & Shield won't have cloud saves as well as PokemonGo news, Overwatch 2 coming to the Switch, the Bloodstained update, and ALL the game we're interested in coming out this week!
Episode | October 16th, 2019 | 1 hr 28 mins
fortnite, goose game, hyperform, mario kart, niffelheim, nintendo, overwatch, puzzle book, ring fit adventure, shipped, switch, witcher
It is an EPIC week here at the Dispatch. Not only did we get Fortnite Chapter 2, but we also got tons of new Pokémon news and accessories, Super Mario World is real, a new Switch Pro controller, and plenty of Overwatch PR blunders. We have all the games including reviews of Puzzle Book, Shipped, Niffelheim, and lots of play time on My Time on Portia, Hyperforma, and Untitled Goose Game.
Episode | October 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins
doom, forager, gems of war, mario kart, nintendo, pokemon, portia, puzzle quest, switch, zelda
Everyone is back for an epic special long edition of the dispatch. We have a lot to discuss with Mario Kart Tour, but first plenty of Pokemon news including mobile, accessories, and Sword/Shield.
Episode | September 25th, 2019 | 1 hr 16 mins
fortnite, hyperforma, kirby, link's awakening, luigi's mansion, niffelheim, switch, switch lite, untitled goose game
We have a Nintendo Switch Lite in our hands and we are ready for a full review! We discuss all the good, bad, and ugly that the Switch Lite brings to the table. We have some new news on Luigi's Mansion 3, Pokemon Go, Ori & the Blind Forest, and Bloodstained. All of this with our full reviews of Niffelheim and Untitled Goose Game! Tune into this action packed Nintendo Dispatch.
73: Switch 9.0, Ring Fit Revealed, Bloodstained Updates, Link's Awakening Releases, & Super Dodgeball Beats Hands-on
Episode | September 18th, 2019 | 42 mins 36 secs
3ds, bloodstained, hyperforma, nintendo switch, ring fit, super dodgeball beats, switch, switch firmware, zelda
This week is CRAZY with the release of Link's Awakening, Untitled Goose Game, Ni no Kuni, Overland, Sayonara, Castle Crashers, and so many more. We have all the latest news including the crazy Ring Fit Adventure reveal, updates on Bloodstained, software updates for the Switch, and insight on how big discounts are helping indie devs.
Episode | September 11th, 2019 | 1 hr 44 secs
animal crossing, decay of logos, hyperforma, joy-con, luigi's mansion, nintendo, nintendo direct, overwatch, pokemon, snes, switch
It is another action packed week as Nintendo has surprised us with another Nintendo Direct! This time unleashing details on tons of new Switch games including Luigi's Mansion 3, Animal Crossing, Zelda, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Overwatch, and a new SNES Online Service! We also have updates on Pokemon Masters, a mystery new accessory for the Switch, and a patent on adjustable hinge joy-cons. On top of that all the new games for the week and hands-on with Hyperforma and Decay of Logos.
Episode | September 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 10 mins
automachef, bloodstained, forager, nintendo, pokemon masters, reggie, subdivision, superbeat, switch, untitled goose game
The gang is finally back together and there is tons of awesome Nintendo news to cover! Pokemon Masters starts off with a bang and massive downloads, Reggie goes back to school, Untitled Goose Game gets a release date, Bulletstorm launches out of no where, and Doom is getting an update. We also have the newest releases this week and have some hand's on of Superbeat: Xonic, Subdivision Infinity DX, Forager, Bloodstained, and Automachef.
Episode | August 28th, 2019 | 26 mins 8 secs
2ds, 3ds, aladdin, bubsy, decay of logos, disney, lion king, little racer, mario kart, mario kart tour, nintendo, overwatch, pokebar, switch, switch lite, whipseey
It is an interesting week again with Michael and Christina on the road, but James is here to break down the latest and greatest in Nintendo news. We get lots of hands-on impressions of the Switch Lite by the press, Polygon gives a great overview of how the Switch is dominating 2019, and Mario Kart Tour has a release date. Additionally, lots of rumors of Overwatch and some Disney remakes.
Episode | August 21st, 2019 | 33 mins 18 secs
3ds, game boy color, indie, indie world, loot crate, mario, nintendo, switch, upgrades
Nintendo hit us with an awesome Indie World Showcase this week packed full of Indie goodness. In addition we get some unofficial reports of free upgrades for Nintendo Switch, Tetris 99 Grad Prix Event with Fire Emblem, Mario & Sonic 2D Mode, Neon Green Joy-cons, and so much more.
Episode | August 14th, 2019 | 45 mins 4 secs
beholder 2, exception, far: lone sails, genki, joy-con, kickstarter, mario, nintendo, sugarfina, switch
It is a slow news week, but action packed full of some awesome kickstarter projects and one of a kinda Zelda merch that you can pick up. We also get wind of how to spot the updated Switch model with a new fancy screen and perhaps Joy-con updates!
Episode | August 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
fortnite, lite, mario kart, nintendo, nintendo world, online, orlando, pokemon, sales, switch
Epic kicks off Fortnite Season X and Michael has a full field report. Christina gets her hands on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and a new wired controller for some awesome online play. Nintendo's financial reports have dropped and things are looking up for the Nintendo Switch. If you are a Nintendo Online Subscriber lots of awesome goodies are coming for Smash Bros. and also limited edition trials!
Episode | July 31st, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
chroma squad, disney, doom, forager, joy-cons, kill la kill, mario kart, nintendo, oninaki, pokemon, switch, tiny metal rumble, trine, tsum-tsum, youngblood
Michael is still away, but that doesn't mean that we can't have some fun! Christina and James go hands-on with the "buddy mode" in Wolfeinstein: Younblood, play way too much Mario Kart, give updates on My Time in Portia, and try out the Nintendo Switch voice chat app! There is also huge new with Nintendo offering up joy-con repairs for free, Doom hits the Switch with DRM, and we are reminded who really makes Pokemon.