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.
Episode | November 27th, 2019 | 56 mins 23 secs
This week we have MORE Pokemon news for you including the record-breaking sales numbers. We also discuss what we would like to see in the NEXT Pokemon game. We discuss Mega Man coming to Dragalia Lost, Nintendo Merch on Amazon, Animal Crossing getting two subscription plans, a cute new Eevee Funko Pop announcement, and all the games coming out this week that we feel are worth playing!
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 30th, 2019 | 45 mins 46 secs
nintendo, outer world, pokemon, switch, zelda
Another week closer to Sword and Shield, which means there is a plethora of Pokémon news! If you need a last minute Halloween costume then Luigi has you covered and we of course have all the new releases this week.
78: Switch Sales Stats, Sitting on the Switch, Mario Kart Tour Update, More Pokemon News, and This Weeks New Games
Episode | October 23rd, 2019 | 1 hr 57 secs
Every week we have so much to discuss! This week we have news on how the Switch is selling, we got a Mario Kart Tour update, MORE Pokemon Sword and Shield news, as well as a few new releases that we're excited about!
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.
75: Nintendo Campus Tour, A New Brain Age, Pokemon Go Hoodies, Mario Kart Tour, & Bloodstained Update!
Episode | October 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 14 mins
bloodstained, brain age, dragalia lost, mario kart, mario kart tour, nintendo, pokemon go, switch
We have a jam-packed episode this week!
We discuss the new Nintendo campus tour coming to a college near you, a new Brain Age game, PokemonGo Hoodies, a Dragalia Lost first Anniversary, news on the Bloodstained update, and all the Mario Kart Tour news you can handle!
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 | July 10th, 2019 | 1 hr 25 mins
fotnite, nintendo, pokemon, share holder, stranger things, switch, updates
This week brought the share holder meeting for Nintendo which came along with tons of news about upcoming games, online services, and tons of little goodies. Fortnite is all over the place with the best season ever with the introduction of Stranger Things cross-over, and there is SO MUCH Pokemon!
Episode | July 3rd, 2019 | 45 mins 29 secs
This week Christina and Michael discuss the possibility that SNES games will come to Switch Online, tariffs and what it can mean for gamers, Pokemon Masters, the National Pokedex, Bloodstained issues, and all the new releases for the week!
Episode | June 26th, 2019 | 53 mins 14 secs
awards, bloodstained, nintendo, pedro, rocket league, stores, switch
A slow week in news, but filled with tons of amazing new games for Nintendo Switch.
Episode | June 19th, 2019 | 55 mins 32 secs
3ds, e3, fortnite, mario maker, nintendo, recap, smash bros, switch
Michael is back from a week on the road and gives his full thoughts on E3 2019. We also have all the latest news including Mario Maker 2 online, Fortnite Horde Mode, Nintendo moving Switch production, and what happens when you fill your SD cards.
Episode | June 8th, 2019 | 56 mins 38 secs
direct, e3, gamepass, halo, mario kart, online, pokemon, predictions, smash bros, switch online, xbox live
It is that time of year! We do a full crazy recap of the latest Pokémon Direct featuring Sword and Shield, which was absolutely AMAZING! Then we break down our predictions of what we think will happen, may happen, and it would be crazy if it happened announcements for Nintendo's E3 direct.
Episode | June 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 11 mins
labo vr, nintendo, nintendo switch, pokemon, pokemon home, pokemon sleep, smash bros. ultimate, super mario maker 2, tetris 99, video games
New announcements from the 2019 Pokémon Press Conference such as Pokémon Home and Pokémon Sleep. We discuss Tetris 99, an expensive eShop game, Super Mario Maker 2 Multiplayer details, Labo VR, and all the new releases! Oh, and we have a new host joining the team!
Episode | May 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 14 mins
3ds, accessories, controller, direct, fortnite, pokemon, pokemon direct, sd card, switch
Mario Kart Tour for mobile devices is on the way and we have a full breakdown of the beta! In addition, Pokémon is even more places than ever including shirts, store, and two more Pokémon events. All this and so much more including some awesome new releases.
Episode | May 22nd, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
castlevania, fortnite, nintendo, pokemon, rumble rush, super mario maker, switch
It is the week of Resident Evil for the Switch, but more importantly the Switch is completely crushing sales in Japan as the #1 selling console of this generation. We break down Super Mario Maker 2 direct, game voucher fiasco, Pokemon Rumble Rush, and all the latest releases!