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!
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.
35: Nintendo Goes To Court, No More Minecraft, Damon Departs, Genki Bluetooth, & Our Top Picks for 2018
Episode | December 26th, 2018 | 59 mins 49 secs
bluetooth, celeste, doom, fitness boxing, fortnite, genki, hollow knight, minecraft, moonlighter, niantic, nintendo, pinball fx, pokemon, sky force, steamworld, super meat boy, switch, travis strikes again
It is the last podcast of the year and we have a banger! Niantic is crushing it with Pokemon Go, Nintendo is dominating the holiday NPD charts, and Celeste sells more than 500,000 copies this year. Nintendo heads to court in Europe over pre-purchases, Damon Baker departs Nintendo, and Minecraft for Wii U gets one last update. We finish it all of with the new releases and a special segment where we cover our top game and accessory picks of 2018.
Article | December 22nd, 2018
By James Montemagno
adapter, audio, genki, review, switch
Our full review of the Genki Bluetooth Audio Adapter for the Nintendo Switch.
34: Classic Consoles, Smash Bros. Ultimate Online is Broken, New Pokémon GO PvP and Event, and Stardew Valley Multiplayer
Episode | December 19th, 2018 | 1 hr 1 min
3ds, classic consoles, doom, firewatch, katamari, pokemon go, reggie, smash bros, stardew valley, switch
Reggie is back in the spotlight and sheds some light on the future of the NES & SNES Classic Consoles and if there will be a N64 Classic. We take a look at the latest updates for Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon GO, and Stardew Valley and at the same time break down all the releases before the big holiday break.
Article | December 14th, 2018
By James Montemagno
little nightmares, review, switch
Our full review of Little Nightmares Complete Edition for the Nintendo Switch.
Episode | December 12th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
flip grip, game awards, marvel, mortal kombat, nintendo, switch
Nintendo titles swept The Game Awards, and even more great games are headed our way including Mortal Kombat and a new Marvel Exclusive. We have all the great Nintendo news, released, and a full breakdown of the new Flip Grip accessory for your Switch.
Article | December 9th, 2018
By James Montemagno
nintendo switch, review, shmup, sky force
Full review for Sky Force Anniversary edition for the Nintendo Switch.
Episode | December 5th, 2018 | 26 mins 22 secs
3ds, adaptive controller, holiday, nintendo, sales, sky force, smash bros, splatoon 2, switch
It has been a wonderful holiday season for Nintendo with record settings sales and huge game releases including this week's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It isn't all Smash Bros. this week as we have some really cool updates for Splatoon 2, Stardew Valley, and some new accessories including a larger joy-con and hacking the Xbox Adaptive Controller to work with the Switch.