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 | October 10th, 2018
By James Montemagno
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It's time for another contest! We are giving away two copies of Super Mario Party for the Nintendo Switch! It is easy to enter so get your entry in today!
Episode | October 10th, 2018 | 52 mins 1 sec
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Rumors are a buzz of new Nintendo Switch hardware hitting the shelves next year, Splatoon 2's next Splatfest and Halloween event is spectacular, Pokemon Let's Go accessories announced, new Switch Online NES games, and all of the latest releases.
23: PS4 Fortnite Cross-Play, 6 Months of Cloud Saves, Mario Party Controller Support, Minecraft, and Mario Kart Arcade!
Episode | October 3rd, 2018 | 45 mins 51 secs
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This week on the Nintendo Dispatch we talk about PS4 getting cross-play, Nintendo cloud saves and how long our data is stored. We also discuss Mario Party and its lack of handheld mode and all the Minecraft news!
22: Nintendo Online is LIVE, Telltale Games Lay Offs, Smite on Switch, and a Fortnite Switch Bundle!
Episode | September 26th, 2018 | 58 mins 37 secs
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Nintendo Online Service is FINALLY live! This week we discuss our thoughts about the service as well as recent news stories revolving around it! We also talk about the Telltale Games layoffs, the rumors of Smite coming to Switch and a brand new Fortnite Switch bundle!
Episode | September 19th, 2018 | 38 mins 52 secs
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The Nintendo Directs are over and we are back to our regular schedule with the latest news, best sellers, releases, and of course we discuss what we have been playing. This week Fortnite removes video capture, tomtoc has new cases, Smash Bros. goes to college, and there are some fantastic releases.
Episode | September 16th, 2018 | 48 mins 13 secs
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We have the full breakdown of the September 13th Nintendo Direct full of amazing Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch game announcements. In addition, we take a look at some new news that has come up since the direct on the Nintendo Switch Online service.
Episode | September 12th, 2018 | 1 hr 1 min
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This week we discuss what we think WOULD have been shown during the Nintendo Direct, the confusing cloud storage issues, the cute Pokemon Lets Go Special Edition Switch, and Fortnite toys!!
19: Nindies Round 2, Live from PAX, Zelda Glitch, Zen Pinball, Smash Bros. Events, and System Updates
Episode | September 5th, 2018 | 39 mins 39 secs
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It is non-stop Nindies as Nintendo unleashed another Nindies Direct. We take a quick look at the latest games as Motz goes hands-on at PAX West. We also have the latest news including new Smash Bros. Bundles and Play Events, Zelda Glitches, new system Updates, Fortnite performance enhancements, and of course the latest game releases for the week.
Episode | August 29th, 2018 | 39 mins 48 secs
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This week developers, producers, and consumers are praising the Switch and Nintendo. Nintendo has completely taken over the sales charts in both Japan and the US. Blizzard, and Bethesda love the Switch, more Nindies are on the way, and of course the latest releases.
Episode | August 22nd, 2018 | 47 mins 15 secs
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What a week! Nintendo UK completely surprised us with an awesome Nintendo Direct: Nindies Edition and we break down all the games! On top of all the new game releases we have some news including Diablo III that is finally official, Netflix is working again on the Wii, and release dates for Dark Souls and Luigi's Mansion.
Episode | August 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
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It is Smash Bros. week on the dispatch! We tackle all of the highs and lows from the Nintendo Direct covering Smash Bros. Ultimate. We also break down the latest news including potential Diablo & Rage 2 ports, Doom Eternal, speculation on why Luigi was sacrificed on the stream, and all of the latest games.
15: 20 Million Switches, 1 Million Octopath, Fake Pro Controllers, and Dead Cells & Overcooked 2 Release
Episode | August 8th, 2018 | 41 mins 59 secs
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This week is all about sales sales sales! Not only do we have sales numbers for the Nintendo Switch, Octopath Traveler, and the NES Classic, but tons of games are on sale! We also break down the latest releases including Dead Cells, Overcooked 2, and Okami HD.
Episode | August 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 1 min
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This week is packed full of game and accessory announcements with a plethora of new Gamecube controllers for Smash Bros. Ultimate and new Handheld Mode enabled Joy-Cons. We also have an update on Octopath Traveler availability, Online subscription pre-orders, and Reggie's Lip-Sync battle appearance.
Article | July 31st, 2018
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Our full review of the Space Invaders inspired retro space shooter Super Destronaut DX.
Episode | July 25th, 2018 | 52 mins 31 secs
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The Nintendo Switch is completely crushing it in Japan as Octopath Traveler has taken the world by storm! Nintendo also announced some amazing new Zelda crossovers with both Mario Kart 8 and the new Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate. All of this while we break down the new releases and chat about our new favorite game Super Destronaut DX!
Episode | July 21st, 2018 | 24 mins 29 secs
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Do we still need video game pre-order programs? We discuss Nintendo's current lawsuit going on in the EU over their current system that doesn't allow consumers to cancel a game pre-order. We also discuss what we like, dislike, and look back on memories from our pre-order past.