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 | June 13th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
anker, doom, e3, fallout, fire emblem, lego, mario + rabbids, mario party, minecraft, pokemon, smash bros.
In this legendary Nintendo Dispatch we break down all of the news and game releases for the week of June 10th 2018 as expected, but cap it off with our full breakdown of everything that Nintendo announced and released at E3 2018.
Episode | June 6th, 2018 | 44 mins 4 secs
banner saga 2, battle chasers, bloodstained, gridd, happy birthdays, ikaruga, mario tennis aces, pokemon quest, shape of the world, sushi striker
This week we recap ALL that crazy Pokémon news, as well as Niantic paying out $1,575,000 because the first PokémonGo fest was such a failure. We also talk E3 leaks and rumors, Fortnite on the Switch, the new Astro gaming headset, as well as this week's game releases!
Episode | June 2nd, 2018 | 56 mins 30 secs
animal cross, e3, fire emblem, metroid, pokémon, pokémon 2019, pokémon let's go, pokémon quest, predictions, smash bros., splatoon
It is finally time for our Nintendo E3 Predictions! We break down each and every crazy thing that Nintendo could do in a few weeks during their Direct, but of course they had to go and spoil it by announcing two new Pokémon games right after we recorded, so we put in a little bonus for you!
Episode | May 30th, 2018 | 39 mins 7 secs
battle crashers, defoliation, die for valhalla, fallen legion, just shapes & beats, little nightmares, milanoir, resident evil, west of loathing, yokus island express
This week we discuss the recent release of Resident Evil 7 cloud version in Japan as well as the "Second Unit" dockless Nintendo Switch. We also discuss new game news including Overwatch on Switch, Killer 7, Mario Tennis Aces Online, and the new Mii Online Editor.
Episode | May 26th, 2018 | 24 mins 54 secs
digital downloads, eshop, predictions, reviews
This week we discuss what we like and dislike about the Nintendo eShop. We also give Nintendo our suggestion on features that NEED to be added.
Episode | May 23rd, 2018 | 31 mins 47 secs
atomine, disco dodgeball, little nightmares, mega man, n++, pokemon, punch club, runner 3, splatfest, splatoon, star fox, teenage mutant ninja turtles
We discuss the recent Splatoon 2 Splatfest results, DIY JoyCon Repairs, chat about Pokémon and Star Fox rumors, and give initial feelings on Little Nightmares.
Episode | May 19th, 2018 | 25 mins 44 secs
3ds, nintendo, nintendo switch, switch
We discuss the Nintendo 3DS now that we all live in a Nintendo Switch world.
Episode | May 16th, 2018 | 31 mins 48 secs
banner saga, bloodstained, contest, hyrule warriors, little nightmares, minecraft, monster hunter, splatfest, splatoon, switch online
We have a Nintendo Dispatch Contest! Nintendo released details on Nintendo Switch Online. Nintendo Switch is getting Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate as well as Minecraft Bedrock Edition. Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon launches soon and Michael and James discuss all the new games dropping this week!
Episode | May 9th, 2018 | 41 mins 17 secs
12 orbits, animal crossing, death road to canada, fire emblem heroes, gamevice, ikaruga, immortal redneck, labo, light fall, mario kart, mii, miitomo, raging justice, shantae, super chariot, super mario run, the fall, zen pinball
Nintendo has decided to shut down the Miitomo, Nintendo's first app. Nintendo is getting sued by Gamevice on the claim that the Switch design infringes on their patents. With the death of Miitomo and Nintendo creating a new IP for mobile, James and Michael discuss the future of mobile gaming for Nintendo.
Episode | May 2nd, 2018 | 49 mins 21 secs
battle royale, donkey kong, e3, eshop, fortnite, hacked, korg, labo, lichtspeer, light fall, nba playgrounds, pubg, smash bros., splatoon, wolfenstein
Big news in the Nintendo universe with the announcement that Tatsumi Kimishima will step down as President. A strong 2017 fiscal year thanks to the Switch's success. Nintendo looks to go big at this year's E3 with Super Smash Bros. and Splatoon. James start putting together cardboard with Nintendo Labo and much more.
Episode | April 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 29 mins
3ds, 3rd party, eshop, mario kart, nintendo online, reveal, splatoon, switch, theme park, year one, zelda
Welcome to Nintendo Dispatch, your weekly Nintendo podcast where we break down the latest news, game releases, and happenings in the Nintendo universe. In this inaugural episode we introduce everyone to the podcast, review year one of the Switch, and talk about our hopes and dreams for Nintendo.