Nintendo fanboys Michael and James breakdown the latest news, game releases, and happenings in the Nintendo universe. No topic or game system is off limits as we discuss at the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, Nintendo's mobile games, theme parks, merchandise, and whatever else awesome Nintendo is doing. Join us each week for a new episode of awesome. Now you're playing with power!
Article | April 8th, 2019
blog, nintendo, podcast, recommendations, switch, video games
If you’re on the fence about picking up a Switch or just got your hands on one, below I share some thoughts three months in.
Episode | April 3rd, 2019 | 53 mins 6 secs
e3, free, nintendo, online, panic button, switch, twitch, wolfenstein
Twitch + Nintendo == Awesome! And we should say FREE Nintendo Online service for Twitch Prime Members! We are getting pumped for E3 with a bunch of new tournaments announced, a schedule, and speculation on some games. We have all that and the latest game releases this week.
Episode | March 27th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
castle crashers, fortnite, galak-z, gems of war, istanbul, nindies, nintendo, sales, switch, timberman vs, turok, yoshi
It is an epic week filled with amazing Nindies hitting the Nintendo Switch this year. Nintendo reveals the best-selling indie games, Nerf prepares Fortnite guns, Timberman VS dominates the charts, Motz plays too much Turok, and we have all the new releases including Gems of War, Istanbul, Goken, Final Fantasy VII, and Yoshi!
47: Long Lost NES Game, Xbox Live on Switch Update, Switch Bundles, RICO Review, and Borderland Rumors
Episode | March 20th, 2019 | 52 mins
3ds, cross-play, fortnite, nes, nintendo, rico, switch, xbox
It is another action packed week with some mysteries such as why Nintendo is scheduling maintenance for three days, a lost NES game for over 30 years, mystery Pokemon tweet deletions, and Xbox Live maybe coming to Switch? All this and our full RICO review!
Episode | March 13th, 2019 | 46 mins 36 secs
3ds, baba is you, contest, labo, nintendo, rico, switch, tetris 99, vr
Nintendo pulls a fast one on us with their new VR experience with Labo! We celebrate Mar10 day with tons of deals that are hard to get, Nintendo cools down on micro-transactions on mobile games, and Nintendo hosts their first Tetris 99 competition! All this and the new releases such as Rico, Baba Is You, and more.
Episode | March 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
ape out, asmr, birthday, d-pad, direct, fortnite, hiring, jobs, nintendo direct, pokemon, pro controller, switch
What an action packed week! We have your full wrap up of the Pokémon direct featuring Sword and Shield, updates on Fortnite Season 8, Nintendo goes full ASMR, and some crazy d-pad issues. We also summarize our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch on it's 2nd birthday along with the best sellers, new releases and full hand's on of Ape Out!
44: Reggie Retires, Fortnite Season 8 Teasers, Pokémon Direct, Resident Evil 4 on Switch, Tons of Games!
Episode | February 27th, 2019 | 29 mins 24 secs
3ds, bowser, deltarune, fortnite, nintendo, pokemon, reggie, solo, switch, tetris 99, toejam and earl
It is a crazy week with 30+ games being released for the Nintendo Switch like Trials Rising, Rad Rodgers, Ape Out, and Deltarune. The biggest news is that Reggie is retiring and Bowser is taking over as Nintendo of America president. All of this while a Pokémon Direct is on the way and Fortnite Season 8 is being teased every day.
43: Nintendo Direct Updates, Pokemon Day, Super Mario Bros. is Worth THOUSANDS, and New Modes for Tetris 99
Episode | February 20th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
aragami, astral chain, daemon x machina, fortnite, nintendo, nintendo direct, olliolli, switch, tetris 99, trine 2, yoshi
It has been a week since the latest Nintendo Direct and we have tons of juicy updates on Rune Factory 5, Tetris 99, and Astral Chain. We ponder the rumors of a new Zelda BoTW and if Spyro Reignited Trilogy will ever come to the Switch. We break down the latest releases including Aragami, Trine 2, Q.U.B.E. 2, and so much more. We end with a full hands-on impression of Daemon X Machina and OlliOlli.
Episode | February 16th, 2019 | 31 mins 9 secs
astral chain, bonus round, direct, final fantasy, fire emblem, mario maker, marvel, nintendo, nintendo direct, starlink, switch, tetris 99, zelda
Nintendo dropped some huge bomb shells and the latest direct and we have full breakdown of all games including Super Mario Maker 2, Box Boy + Box Girl, Smash. Bros. Ultimate 3.0, Bloodstaind, Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, Astral Chain, and more! We also go hands on with Yoshi's Crafted World and Tetris 99.
Episode | February 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
fable, nintendo, online, sales, switch, wargroove, xbox live
Is it almost time for another Nintendo Direct? Rumors have been spiraling around the internet, but we have real news with a voice chat SDK coming to Switch, Xbox Live for Switch, Nintendo Online getting a "boost", and WarGroove has been dominating the charts. All this and more including the latest releases and listener feedback.
41: Q3 Financial Briefing, WarGroove Hands-on, Marshmello Dance Party, & Wii Shop Channel Shuts Down
Episode | February 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
fortnite, marshmello, nintendo, sales numbers, smash bros, switch, twitch, wargroove
It is another crazy week in the world of Nintendo with huge announcements during their Q3 briefing including this years release time frames, sales numbers for games/consoles, and some upcoming surprise game announcements. We also have a stellar debut by WarGroove at the top spot, some crazy Fortnite/Marshmello collaborations, Smash Bros. 2.0, and so much more!
Episode | January 30th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
3ds, fornite, goat story, ice storm, indie direct, indie highlights, nindies, nintendo, npd, sale numbers, smash bros., switch, wargroove
It is a week full of awesome new games from the recent Indie Highlights event and we have a full break down. With good news comes the bad with Metroid Prime 4 delays and word that there is no new switch successor or price drop on the way. It all isn't bad as there are some amazing new games releasing this week including WarGroove and Fortnite 7.3 is ready to land after the epic Ice Storm!
Episode | January 23rd, 2019 | 58 mins 13 secs
3ds, art, dlc, futuregrind, my memory of us, nso, piranha, rocket league, smash bros., smite, switch, switch online
We are about to be flooded with Nindies, Piranha Plant is ready to launch on Smash Bros. Ultimate, there are new Nintendo 3DS Selects, Rocket League Cross-Play, and a new job listing for a NSO Manager. We have all this and this weeks new releases and tons of Smash Bros. impressions.
Episode | January 16th, 2019 | 1 hr 49 secs
3ds, build a bridge, desktop soccer, firewatch, fornite, gunman clive, lightseekers, nintendo, octahedron, smash bros., steamworld, switch, travis strikes again, yiik
This week we see the smashing success of Smash Bros. Ultimate...the best selling Smash game of all time in Japan and at the same time runaway success for Monster Boy from FDG Entertainment. We also examine the new laws in Japan making it illegal to mod consoles, release dates for Yoshi, Kirby, and Dragon's Dogma. We discuss the good side of NES classic games on the Switch Online and at the same time address the anger from gamers. Finally, we take a look at this week's releases including Travis Strikes Again, Onimusha, Forever Forest, Gunman Clive HD, YIIK, and more.
Episode | January 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 11 mins
3ds, bestsellers, fortnite, mario, pro controller, switch, switch lite, switch pro
It's a week of crazy Switch rumors with a potential Pro or Lite version coming down the road. We give our thoughts on this and the world of Fortnite. We take a look at the latest released including some true gems.
36: Happy 2019! Persona 5 Rumors, Celeste CE, Wireless Charging, Fitness, and Monthly Fortnite Update
Episode | January 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 20 mins
fitness boxing, fornite, joycon, persona, smash bros, switch, wireless
It's a new year and we are off to a great start with tons of great news including Epics awesome success, a Celeste collectors edition, and some new Persona 5 rumors. We also have the latest released including a full hands on of Fitness Boxing.