118: Nintendo Direct Mini, Updates to Nintendo Dev Schedule, Paper Mario Debut Numbers, Mario Kart Tour Gets Landscape Mode, Niantic Merch, and More!
Episode | July 29th, 2020 | 59 mins 9 secs
animal crossing, cadence of hyrule, direct mini, friends of mineral town, mario kart, nintendo, paper mario, rogue company, rune factory 4, shin megami tensai, switch
This week we have a Nintendo Direct to talk about! Well, kind of.
Nintendo also released their annual report which gives details on employee salaries as well as development schedules. We also have Paper Mario debut numbers, Friends of Mineral Town and Rune Factory 4 sales, Animal Crossing helped to bring a lost Switch back to its owner, Mario Kart Tour gets landscape mode, the Niantic Store opens, and a fancy new Animal Crossing controller!
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 | August 28th, 2019 | 26 mins 8 secs
2ds, 3ds, aladdin, bubsy, decay of logos, disney, lion king, little racer, mario kart, mario kart tour, nintendo, overwatch, pokebar, switch, switch lite, whipseey
It is an interesting week again with Michael and Christina on the road, but James is here to break down the latest and greatest in Nintendo news. We get lots of hands-on impressions of the Switch Lite by the press, Polygon gives a great overview of how the Switch is dominating 2019, and Mario Kart Tour has a release date. Additionally, lots of rumors of Overwatch and some Disney remakes.
Episode | August 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
fortnite, lite, mario kart, nintendo, nintendo world, online, orlando, pokemon, sales, switch
Epic kicks off Fortnite Season X and Michael has a full field report. Christina gets her hands on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and a new wired controller for some awesome online play. Nintendo's financial reports have dropped and things are looking up for the Nintendo Switch. If you are a Nintendo Online Subscriber lots of awesome goodies are coming for Smash Bros. and also limited edition trials!
Episode | July 31st, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
chroma squad, disney, doom, forager, joy-cons, kill la kill, mario kart, nintendo, oninaki, pokemon, switch, tiny metal rumble, trine, tsum-tsum, youngblood
Michael is still away, but that doesn't mean that we can't have some fun! Christina and James go hands-on with the "buddy mode" in Wolfeinstein: Younblood, play way too much Mario Kart, give updates on My Time in Portia, and try out the Nintendo Switch voice chat app! There is also huge new with Nintendo offering up joy-con repairs for free, Doom hits the Switch with DRM, and we are reminded who really makes Pokemon.
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 | July 25th, 2018 | 52 mins 31 secs
element, fortnite, galak-z, go vacation, labo, mario kart, monster hunter, semblance, splatfest, super destronaut dx, zelda
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 | 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.