The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast
Episode 304 - Sales and Bugs

Episode 304 - Sales and Bugs

November 23, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the launch of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gives the guys plenty to talk about!

First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Will discussing Anime NYC and then talks about Fall Guys Season 3! After that, Todd and Scott delve into Pokemon Scarlet and Violet! What did they think of their first week of experiences in the titles? Are they happy with the open-world aesthetic? What do they think of the Pokemon they've seen? Or how about the three story paths of the title? Which ones are their favorites? They do a deep dive, so join in!

Then, in the news, Scarlet and Violet has huge sales, Fire Emblem Engage gets another trailer, Sakurai talks Melee's origins, Kid Icarus, and his cat! Add to that, The Game Awards has gotten a LOT of votes already, Octopath Traveler II confirms their "Crossed Paths" sections, and more!

Finally, in the main event! The guys continue their talk of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and discuss the bugs, issues, and whether The Pokemon Company did fans dirty by releasing the games in this state!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 303 - Engaging Issues

Episode 303 - Engaging Issues

November 17, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with the arrival of a major 1st party game on the horizon, the guys will have a lot to discuss!

First, the guys talk their gaming exploits! Todd talks about his time at Grand Rapids Comic-Con and missing the Splatfest. Meanwhile, Will and Scott discuss their experiences in the Splatfest and how Team Water surprised everyone with an overwhelming win!

Then, in the news, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gets record pre-orders, but also a divisive review score! What do the guys think about this? Then, The Game Awards have made Xenoblade Chronicles 3 made one of their GOTY nominees! The guys are needless to say, excited. Add to that, Fire Emblem Engage gets a new story trailer, Sonic Frontiers is doing well on Switch, Miyamoto turns 70, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about the reaction to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and whether a delay should've happened to iron the game out!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 302 - The Poke-Starter Debate

Episode 302 - The Poke-Starter Debate

November 10, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And despite a last-minute host swap, the show has a lot to cover!

First, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Todd talks about Bayonetta 3 and his review of it! Does the game hold up? Does Bayonetta get her do in her third title? What about the ending? He breaks it all down. Will meanwhile talks FEH, Fall Guys, a new Gacha title, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and more! Finally, Koopa Keith returns to talk Ghost Song and laments not having more time to play games!

Then, in the news, the Switch has new sales data and it's a LOT to digest! Add to that, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gets leaked, Sonic Frontiers is divisive, Tales of Symphonia gets a release date, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys settle the great Pokemon starter debate! Which type is better to start with, Grass, Fire or Water types? Which starters are the best of the bunch? They break it all down!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 301 - Bask In The Host’s Glory!

Episode 301 - Bask In The Host’s Glory!

November 3, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while it's a light week, the guys will still talk about multiple Nintendo franchises and talk about a potential third game in a popular series!

First, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! Todd talks about Sparks of Hope, Bayonetta 3, and Pokemon Master Journeys Part 1! Rants will be heard! Scott talks more about Star Ocean and his time with the Steam Deck! Will also talks Bayonetta 3, Overwatch 2, Fall Guys, and more!

Then, in the news, Octopath Traveler II gets a new character trailer and details, Sparks of Hope gets its Season Pass revealed, special Nintendo Black Friday deals have been revealed, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys celebrate Super Mario Galaxy and talk about what a third title can be like!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 300 - The Rise of Villains

Episode 300 - The Rise of Villains

October 27, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And today, it's the 300th episode!!! Yes, the guys have made it to 300 episodes, and they're going to celebrate in style!

First up, the guys talk about their recent gaming exploits! Todd and Will discuss Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and their first impressions of it! Did the game live up to the hype? What did they think of the new motions in combat and the Spark abilities? How about the upgrades to the Rabbids themselves via voice acting? And who are the teams that the two have? Scott meanwhile talks Star Ocean: The Divine Force. What did he think in his review of the game? Was it worth his time and the legacy of the series?

Then, the guys switch things up and do a new episode QUIZ TIME!!!! Who will come out on top between Scott and Will? How evil will Todd get with his questions? Tune in to find out!

Finally, in the main event, the guys go villainous for Halloween and talk their favorite scary villains in all of gaming! Who will make the cut? Why are they so scary? The guys reveal all!

So sit back, relax and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 299 - The Voice Of Reason

Episode 299 - The Voice Of Reason

October 20, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And we're going to be somber on this episode as we're talking about many controversial things, as well as uplifting thanks to some new releases and beyond!

First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits. Scott talks about playing the "Death By Daylight games" games like Dragon Ball Breakers and Ghostbusters Spirit Unleashed. Todd talks the divisive ending of Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order and Fire Emblem Heroes. Will talks FEH, Overwatch 2, and more!

Then, in the news, G4TV is shut down once again, Mario + Rabbids gets rave reviews, Sakurai reveals the origins of Smash Bros, Nintendo Switch Sports gets a bad update, and more!

Finally, in the main event, Bayonetta 3 may be coming out, but there's a big controversy brewing with the voice cast, PlatinumGames, and more! What does it all mean?

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 298 - After Further Consideration…

Episode 298 - After Further Consideration…

October 13, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with two weeks worth of news and a movie to discuss, the guys will be busy!

First, the guys discuss what they've been playing! Todd discusses Star Wars Jedi: Fallen and fawns over this galaxy far, far away! Will talks about being at New York Comic-Con, diving back in Splatoon 3, attempting Overwatch 2, and more! Scott laments his sickness but continues his Trails saga by doing Trails in the Sky!

Then, in the news, Bayonetta 3 gets a slew of updates and trailers! Sparks of Hope gets an epic cinematic trailer, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet updates continue to roll out, Breath of the Wild gets a cool statue, and more!

Finally, in the main event! The Super Mario Bros Movie trailer came out last week, and the guys have been waiting to drop their opinions! What did they think of the look of the movie, and the voice acting? What about Chris Pratt? Tune in and find out!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 297 - Shut It Down!

Episode 297 - Shut It Down!

September 29, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with Poke-news abound, and some big issues coming up in the industry, there's a lot to talk about!

First up, the guys talk about their gaming exploits! They talk about the Splatfest of last weekend and their experiences with the title! Were they happy with how it all went down? How many times did they get Tri-Color battles? Why did Team Fun do so well? The guys break it down!

Then, in the news! Ed Sheeran releases his song "Celestial" and it's actually really good! Add to that, there's a life-size Spheal for you to purchase for $500, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope gets a new story trailer, Sakurai calls for no hate on his YouTube channel, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys ask the question of how long the mainline Pokemon games can last! Will they keep making generations until they can't anymore? Or will they focus on the spinoff side of things? The guys discuss!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 296 - They Old!!!

Episode 296 - They Old!!!

September 22, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back, and the guys will be busy with this episode!

First up, the guys talk about their recent gaming exploits. Todd talks Fire Emblem Heroes and Splatoon 3! Is he really addicted to TableTurf Battles? You'll find out! Scott talks Legend of Heroes and how he STILL hasn't finished Xenoblade Chronicles 3! Will talks about his growing ranks in Splatoon 3, and his luck in FEH!

Then, in the news! Pokemon Ultimate Journeys gets dated in the west, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gets new details on its story modes, GTA VI gets some support from other game devs, Splatoon 3 Amiibo are almost done, the Super Mario Bros film gets a release date for its teaser trailer, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the first true Splatoon 3 Splatfest is here! And the guys have to pick sides and defend their desert island resource!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast!

Episode 295 - Dripping With Directs

Episode 295 - Dripping With Directs

September 15, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with a brand new Nintendo Direct to keep them talking for a WHILE, there's going to be many games to discuss!

As promised, the guys talk about the Nintendo Direct! They break down everything that was shown and discuss what they think about it! Fire Emblem Engage, Octopath Traveler 2, Bayonetta 3, Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, and more will be discussed! How will they grade the show? Tune in and find out!

Then, the news, the guys talk quickly about some of the other stories of the week! Bayonetta gets a gameplay vide, Splatoon 3 sells huge, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys break down what they've enjoyed following Splatoon 3's release! What are their favorite parts of the game so far? Find out here!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the Nintendo Entertainment!

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