The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast
Episode 255 - Thankful For Copycats

Episode 255 - Thankful For Copycats

November 24, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once more, and while the holidays hold one of our hosts back, a new one comes to try and fill the void!

First, the guys talk about their newest gaming experiences! New co-host Skull Kid Scott talks Shin Megami Tensei V as well as Pokemon Brilliant Diamond. Todd joins him in that talk, while Tyler discusses playing Mario Party Superstars with friends and family!

Then, in the news, G4TV has RIPPED US OFF, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl is doing great sales despite a certain autosave issue, the Nintendo Gamecube wasn't supposed to be purple apparently for reasons you won't suspect, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys look back at the year that was and give thanks for what Nintendo has brought them.

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

Episode 254 - Set For Launch

Episode 254 - Set For Launch

November 17, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And scheduling has gotten the guys into the podcast a bit early this week, but that's ok because that just means there's a lot to talk about with the game industry as a whole!

First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing. Todd talks about his latest Comic-Con and what Nintendo cosplays he saw, as well as his mistrust in Fire Emblem Heroes storylines as of late. Will has been enjoying Shin Megami Tensei V, and Tyler has been retrying his Sonic love with Sonic Colors Ultimate! Is the upgrade better? Find out!

Then, in the news, the guys discuss the "corporate talk" that Nintendo has been doing with a lot of topics. Including Joy-Cons, the feedback The Pokemon Company gets about titles, the future of 3D Mario games, and more. They also discuss Metroid Dread sales, the launch of the OLED, the Switch has Twitch, and so on.

Finally, with the return of G4, the guys each make a pitch about what shows they would do if they were hired by the relaunched company. And it gets...interesting.

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

Episode 253 - Inaccurate Comparisons

Episode 253 - Inaccurate Comparisons

November 4, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and while the guys were away, the news has been pouring in!

First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing. Todd and Will have been playing Fire Emblem Heroes and have thoughts about the new banner (very different thoughts, mind you). And Tyler has grabbed the Bioshock Collection on Switch and has been enjoying the first title.

Then, in the news, the latest fiscal data for the Nintendo Switch is here and the system has been doing well. Add to that, Sakurai has teased that Smash Bros might not be over yet, Donkey Kong might be getting an animated movie alongside movie, Ace Attorney has gotten a fan poll that reveals some interesting things, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys break down the comparisons that are going on between Persona 5 and Shin Megami Tensei V in terms of the latter "needing to be more" like the former, and whether that's fair or not. As well as other disturbing trends in the gaming industry as a whole.

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

Episode 252 - Horrifying Results

Episode 252 - Horrifying Results

October 28, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with it almost being Halloween, the guys will be talking about all the scariness that Nintendo has been bringing as of late!

First up, the guys talk about the games they've been playing! Todd has gotten new Joy-Cons and was able to get back into Smash Bros Ultimate! Tyler has been playing, and enjoying, Nickelodeon All-Stars Brawl. And Will has been enjoying FEH and Lost Judgment!

Then, in the news, the guys discuss the fallout from the rollout of the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack launch. Hear what has gone wrong with it (hint: it's basically everything). Add to that, Pikmin Bloom was announced and released, Triangle Strategy (still a terrible name) got a recap trailer, Pokemon shows off the horrifying backstories to the new Zorua/Zoroark, Metroid Dread gets a demo AFTER its launch, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys discuss scary or terrifying moments or scenes from Nintendo history. What moments chilled them to their core? What ones cause shivers as they talk about them? Find out here!

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

Episode 251 - Sora-ta Talking

Episode 251 - Sora-ta Talking

October 21, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the guys are going to talk about many different topics, including things they love and hate from recent times!

First up, the guys talk about what they've been playing. Will relays how he's done in the recent Fire Emblem Heroes banner, as well as Lost Judgment. Todd and Tyler then team up to take on Metroid Dread and discuss not just Todd's review of it, but break down everything that makes it good, bad, or whatever there is in between!

Then, in the news, Pokemon Legends Arceus has gotten a new "Found Footage" trailer that reveals some fun new regional variants. But what do the guys think of them? Also, we now know how Sora got into Smash Bros in terms of getting permission from the House of Mouse, SMT V DLC has gotten revealed, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys are still sore about Nintendo Switch Online Expansion cost, so they decide to go off and note other things that Nintendo has gone wrong!

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

Episode 250 - The Dread-Ful Paywall

Episode 250 - The Dread-Ful Paywall

October 15, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with the release of a new game and the newest Nintendo Switch version coming out, the guys have a lot to discuss!

First up, the guys talk about what they've been playing. Todd and Tyler tag team to talk about their experiences with the newly released Metroid Dread! Do they like it? What do they think of the E.M.M.I.s? Is the game living up to the hype so far? They break it down with MINIMAL spoilers! Will talks Lost Judgment, Fire Emblem Heroes, and New York Comic-Con!

Then in the news, Metroid Dread has caused some controversy due to its...end credits? Add to that, G4TV finally has its launch date, Pokemon gets new videos and a Netflix movie, Animal Crossing New Horizons gets new content, and an emulation has caused a lot of controversy!

Finally, in the main event, the guys talk about the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack price and how this is a serious misstep on Nintendo's part. They break it all down and wonder how they came to this absurd price.

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

Episode 249 - Thank You, Sakurai

Episode 249 - Thank You, Sakurai

October 6, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And with the announcement of Sora in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, the guys decide to dedicate the entire episode to Smash Bros as a whole!

First up, obviously, they talk about the reveal trailer for Sora. What did they think of the trailer's look as a whole? What did they think about the reactions that people had to the reveal? Does Sora make sense as the final Smash Bros character?

Then, they go and talk about the big announcement of the Kingdom Hearts franchise coming to the Nintendo Switch via cloud versions! Is this a good move? Should they have done physical versions instead? The guys discuss.

After that, the guys look at Super Smash Bros Ultimate as a whole. How did Nintendo handle this game as a whole? Did they do well with the trailers, the DLC, the balance of characters, and so on?

Finally, with the hope of a new Smash Bros game now on the horizon, what characters should arrive next time around? Each host pick two 1st and 3rd party characters to potentially arrive!

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

Episode 248 - Historical Context

Episode 248 - Historical Context

September 30, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while there isn't a Nintendo Direct to talk about, that doesn't mean there's isn't a lot to discuss!

First up, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits. Tyler talks about his time with the Axiom Verge titles as well as talks about his review of WarioWare Get It Together! Will discuss Lost Judgment as well as Fire Emblem Heroes. As for Todd, he goes into the realm of TV to talk about Pokemon Master Journeys and the episode that gives him FURY!!!!!

Then, in the news, there's yet ANOTHER Nintendo Switch Pro rumor, and a Super Smash Bros rumor, and they're both annoying! Add to that, Super Nintendo World announces its first expansion via Donkey Kong, Bayonetta 3 gets some clarification on "exclusivity", Pokemon gives trailers for its upcoming titles, and...Bandai Namco gets a new logo and it divides the guys on how good it looks!

Finally, in the main event, the guys return to the Nintendo Draft to discuss what titles were the most impactful historically for Nintendo!

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

Episode 247 - Direct-ed Fury

Episode 247 - Direct-ed Fury

September 23, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys were surprised by the return of the Nintendo Direct, and yet with all the new content that the Direct revealed there's going to be a lot to break down!

And the guys right into some "Direct Talk" and break down everything that happened in the Nintendo Direct! They go from start to finish and discuss the reveals, updates, and more.

From Monster Hunter Rise, to Mario Party Superstars, to new titles like Voices of Cards, to DLC in titles like Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity, the return of Kirby via Kirby and the Forgotten Land, updates on Triangle Strategy, the unveiling of the Super Mario movie cast (where there are some VERY different opinions on), more details on Splatoon 3, and of course, the return of Bayonetta 3!!!!

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

Episode 246 - Pricey Updates

Episode 246 - Pricey Updates

September 16, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is back! And with Tyler returning from his trip to Italy, the guys are back at full strength to talk about all things gaming!

First up, the guys discuss their recent gaming exploits. Tyler talks about certain games he did on the way to Italy and back. Todd talks bout his review of Great Ace Attorney Chronicles now that he's done, and Will finished his journey in No More Heroes 3!

Then, in the news, the Nintendo Switch got a major update that makes Will happy, and a price cut...in Europe... Pokemon's P25 album is coming out in October and Todd has some very strong feelings on it in a way you may not expect! Bayonetta is still getting updates about "progress", Metroid Dread got a new trailer, and more!

Finally, the guys dive into the Temple of Time and discuss about games that they did play...but played well after everyone else had played it. What games did they play? Did they like it after they played it? Find out!

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

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