Michael has been a "gamer" ever since he broke blocks and shot ducks on the NES! That love has continued for all these years and he's always excited to watch, read, play, or discuss the topic with others.
When Michael isn't playing video games he's busy running Cinder Design Co. with his partner or enjoying the great outdoors.
120: Super Nintendo World Delayed, Nintendo Huge Earnings Report, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, and New Netflix Documentary Voiced by Mario (Kind of)
Episode | August 12th, 2020 | 52 mins 38 secs
animal crossing, boomerang fu, double kick heroes, faeria, high score, metamorphosis, netflix, orlando, pikmin 3, super nintendo world, universal, volta-x, zelda
On this week's show we discuss the news that Universal Orlando delayed Super Nintendo World indefinitely. We also chat about the huge profits Nintendo is showing, the Pikmin 3 announcement, the author that added a recipe from Breath of the Wild to his new fantasy book, a new Netflix documentary about video games, and more!
118: Nintendo Direct Mini, Updates to Nintendo Dev Schedule, Paper Mario Debut Numbers, Mario Kart Tour Gets Landscape Mode, Niantic Merch, and More!
Episode | July 29th, 2020 | 59 mins 9 secs
animal crossing, cadence of hyrule, direct mini, friends of mineral town, mario kart, nintendo, paper mario, rogue company, rune factory 4, shin megami tensai, switch
This week we have a Nintendo Direct to talk about! Well, kind of.
Nintendo also released their annual report which gives details on employee salaries as well as development schedules. We also have Paper Mario debut numbers, Friends of Mineral Town and Rune Factory 4 sales, Animal Crossing helped to bring a lost Switch back to its owner, Mario Kart Tour gets landscape mode, the Niantic Store opens, and a fancy new Animal Crossing controller!
117: The BEST Lego Set EVER, Pokemon Center Face Masks, Hasbro Celebrates Mario, and Our 3rd Grader Interview
Episode | July 22nd, 2020 | 1 hr 9 mins
face masks, hasbro, lego, mario, nintendo, pokemon
On this week's show, we discuss the COOLEST LEGO set that we have ever seen!! We also talk about the Pokemon Centers face mask promotion, Hasbro celebrating Mario, AND answer interview questions from a 3rd grader!
116: Treehouse Live 2020, Gamestop Leaks New Nintendo SKUs, Team Rocket Join Pokemon Go, & Pokemon Go Commercial by Rian Johnson
Episode | July 15th, 2020 | 46 mins 55 secs
bakugan, bioshock infinite, neversong, nintendo switch, overcooked! 2, paper mario: the origami king, pokemon go, rian johnson, team rocket, treehouse live, trine
This week we discuss the new Treehouse event! We also talk leaked GameStop SKUs for Nintendo, some new Pokemon GO news, a summer update for Overcooked 2, and a few games that are coming out this week!
115: Nintendo's Mobile Game Strategy, Nintendo Apologizes for Joy-Con Drift, Opening of Nintendo World Delayed, and A Direct in July!?
Episode | July 8th, 2020 | 49 mins 1 sec
bioshock infinite, bloodstained, covid-19, fobia, joy-con drift, laraan, mobile, nintendo direct, pocket camp, super mario world, superliminal, the great perhaps, trine
On this week's show we talk about Nintendo's mobile business and their plans to stay in it. We also talk Joy-Con drift, Nintendo's North American Store is open for business, potential game delays due to Covid-19, Universal decision to delay the opening of Super Nintendo World, and rumors that we're getting a new direct this month!
We also talk the best sellers this week, new releases we're into and what we have been playing!
114: More EA Games on Switch, Nintendo Cutting Back on Mobile Games, Pokemon Unite Announcement, New Super Smash Bros. Fighter Announced, and an Animal Crossing Update!
Episode | July 1st, 2020 | 53 mins 11 secs
animal crossing, ea, lost in random, min min, nintendo, pokemon, pokemon unite, super smash bros. ultimate, switch
This week we discuss the EA games that are reportedly coming to Switch, Nintendo cutting back on its mobile game efforts, the Pokemon Unite announcement, Nintendo issuing refunds for Pokemon Sword & Shield DLC, the new Smash fighter, and an Animal Crossing Update!
Episode | June 24th, 2020 | 1 hr 24 mins
This week we discuss ALL the new Pokemon news that came out! We also chat about new LEGO sets, crazy Ring Fit Adventure sales numbers, Nintendo legal issues, and so many games!
112: Nintendo Data Breach, More Super Nintendo World Photos, Nintendo Trademarks, Inflating Nintendo Switch Prices, Spellbreak on Switch, and Black Character Coming to Smash?
Episode | June 17th, 2020 | 43 mins 38 secs
night in the woods, nintendo, pro controller, spellbreak, stylus, switch
This week on the show we talk about the Nintendo data breach. We also discuss MORE photos from Super Nintendo World, Nintendo applying for several trademarks and what that means, Switch prices going up due to shortage, the possibility of a black character coming to Smash Bros. Ultimate, Spellbreak on Switch, a kickstarted new stylus for Switch and more!
111: Nintendo Supports Black Community, Another Switch Update, Pokemon News, Free Xenoblade Gift, and Big eShop Sales
Episode | June 10th, 2020 | 53 mins 29 secs
bioshock, expansion pass, house flipper, minecraft dungeons, nintendo, pokemon, pokemon go, racism, switch, xenoblade chronicles
This week we discuss Nintendo's statement regarding the anti-racism protests. We also got ANOTHER small update for the Switch, a TON of Pokemon News, a free gift for Xenoblade Chronicles fans, big sales, and a few games coming out that we're interested in!
110: Super Nintendo World Sneak Peak, Nintendo Tokyo Reopening, Ketchup Wins Splatfest, Animal Crossing Fashion Shows, Minecraft Dungeons DLC, and more!
Episode | June 3rd, 2020 | 52 mins 24 secs
animal crossing, clubhouse games, liberated, minecraft, minecraft dungeons, outer worlds, splatfest, super nintendo world, update
This week we get a sneak peek of the new Super Nintendo World theme park! We also discuss the results of the most recent splatfest, Nintendo Tokyo reopening, fashion shows in Animal Crossing, and DLC content already announced for Minecraft Dungeons.
109: Nintendo Continues to Fight Hackers, Nintendo Repair Centers Reopening, Witcher 3 Anniversary, Animal Crossing and Bloodstained Updates, and more!
Episode | May 27th, 2020 | 56 mins 25 secs
animal crossing, bioshock, bloodstained, borderlands, minecraft dungeons, nintendo, switch, witcher 3
This week we talk Nintendo hackers, the repair centers reopening, 2K will keep releasing games on the Switch, the 5 year anniversary of Witcher 3, and some updates for Animal Crossing and Bloodstained. We're also really excited for the new games coming out this week!
108: Nintendo Switch Online Gets More Games, New Paper Mario Game Announced, 3DS Sales, Clubhouse Games News, and More!
Episode | May 20th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
3ds, clubhouse games, nes, nintendo switch online, paper mario, picross s4, super mario 64, super nes, tom nook, wild guns
This week we discuss the appeal of the Nintendo Switch online service. There's also the new Paper Mario announcement, declining 3DS sales, Tom Nook costumes for your cat, Clubhouse Games news, and so much more!
107: Nintendo's Fiscal Year Earnings Report, Friend Codes, Fortnite Event, and LOTS of Games Out This Week!
Episode | May 13th, 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
animal crossing, fortnite, friend codes, nintendo, nintendo switch, witcher 3
This week we talk a LOT about sales numbers. We also discuss or love/hate for friend codes, the recent Fortnite event, and all the games coming out this week.
106: Mayo vs Ketchup, Switch Update, Nintendo E3 Direct Delayed, Reggie Reveals New Podcast, Nintendo Suffer Huge Leak, & Animal Crossing!
Episode | May 6th, 2020 | 1 hr 9 mins
105: Nintendo Accounts Hacked, Travis Scott Fortnite Event, Splatoon 2 Splatfest and Demo, Animal Crossing Sales and Update!
Episode | April 29th, 2020 | 49 mins 33 secs
animal crossing, broforce, fortnite, hacked, nintendo, nintendo accounts, reggie fils-aimé, splatfest, splatoon 2, switch, travis scott
This week we discuss Nintendo accounts getting hacked, the new Travis Scott event in Fortnite, Splatoon 2 demo, and another Splatfest, as well as the new Animal Crossing update and HUGE sales numbers. We talk about the games coming out this week that we're excited for and all the stuff we're doing to our islands on Animal Crossing!
104: Switch Update, Pokemon Rumble Rush Shutting Down, Crysis Remastered, Animal Crossing Themed Legos
Episode | April 22nd, 2020 | 54 mins 5 secs
animal crossing, crysis, nintendo, pokemon, rumble rush, switch, trials of mana
This week we got a new update for our Nintendo Switch and it adds some great new features! We also discuss Pokemon Rumble Rush shutting down, Crysis Remastered on the Switch, a cool Animal Crossing Lego set, and all the games we're looking forward to this week.