The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast
Episode 269 - The Strength Of Our Convictions

Episode 269 - The Strength Of Our Convictions

March 11, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the gang is back to their OG setting, and they have a lot to say!

First up, instead of doing "What Have You Playing?", the guys dive deep into Triangle Strategy and discuss all the aspects of the game and what they like, or don't. What do they think about the graphics? Do they like the tactics-style gameplay, and the number of characters you can build your party with? What about the overall story, do they like its Game of Thrones feel? What do they hope for the game as they head into the latter parts of it? Find out here!

Next up, in the news, the guys talk about Super Nintendo World coming to the US in 2023, will they go and visit it when it opens? F-Zero has come to Nintendo Switch Online, will they be trying it out? Also, Nintendo Switch OLED Burn-In time revealed, Monster Hunter Rise gets a free demo, and the Advance Wars reboot has been delayed!

Finally, in the main event, the guys convene the NEP Secret Society and talk about the pillars of the Mario franchise and what it should try to do going forward to keep things fresh!

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

Episode 268 - The Next Generation

Episode 268 - The Next Generation

March 3, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here once more! And this time, Pokemon is the focus once again!

But first, the guys discuss what they have been playing. Todd talks getting super close to completing his first ever Pokedex in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Tyler and Will talk the demos for both Triangle Strategy as well as Kirby and the Forgotten Land! And Scott discusses Arceus and Dynasty Warriors 9!

Then, with the news of the week being light, the guys go straight to talking about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and break down its reveal trailer! What do they think about the potential open world that the game will have? What about what they want within the game itself in terms of mechanics and Pokemon types? And of course...what starter are they going to choose?!??!

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

Episode 267 - The Power Of Positivity

Episode 267 - The Power Of Positivity

February 25, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the guys want to bring the positivity to you all and bring a truly fun experience.

First up, they introduce Arbok Andrew, and he tells about how he got his Nintendo Switch and the games he's already played. Scott talks multiple games he's been playing like Arceus and Monark, Tyler talks his beginnings in Triangle Strategy via the demo, as well as Olli Olli World. Will tries (and fails) to talk Nintendo Switch Sports, as well as FEH. And Todd talks trying to finish Pokemon Legends Arceus.

Then, in the news, a new Pokemon Presents is coming and the guys try to guess what will be revealed, Nintendo kind of gets a new acquisition, and a studio wants to bring back a key Nintendo game via remaster! But will they get to do it? 

Finally, in the main event, the guys go and help Andrew with his new Switch by giving him suggestions about what to get for the system! What games or genres is Andrew looking for? What will the guys suggest? Listen in and find out!

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

Episode 266 - The Mother Of All NDAs

Episode 266 - The Mother Of All NDAs

February 18, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And since the Nintendo Direct from last week is gone, the guys focus on the more recent news, and talk about the future of the Pokemon Legends series!

But first! The guys talk about what they have been playing. Will talks about him NOT playing Pokemon Legends Arceus...shame on him! Todd has been loving Pokemon Legends Arceus, but not so much Pokemon Master Journeys. Scott has been playing Monark, as well as Arceus, and Tyler has been playing...Arceus!!!!

Then, in the news, there have been a LOT of things going on! Mother 3's original producer wants a translated port to finally come out, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 gets some big character descriptions, Switch Sports has a very curious NDA attached to its open beta, Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is already announced, and more!

Finally, in the main event, Todd, Scott and Tyler talk about the Pokemon Legends series and what might The Pokemon Company does with whatever the next game holds! What regions are they going to? What time period? What would be their focus? You'll break it all down!

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

Episode 265 - Direct-ing The Conversation and Hype

Episode 265 - Direct-ing The Conversation and Hype

February 10, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And in lieu of the newest Nintendo Direct, they discuss EVERYTHING that happened in it from top to bottom!

What did they think of the big announcements like that of Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes, Mario Strikers Battle League, Nintendo Switch Sports and Xenoblade Chronicles 3? Or what about the release dates of titles like Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp and the release window for Splatoon 3? They also discuss the 3rd party contributions like that of the Chrono Cross remaster, the Western arrival of Live a Live, and the various collection titles that are coming to the Switch!

And in arguably the biggest debate of all, do they think the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Pass with the 48 new tracks is better than just getting Mario Kart 9? It's going to be a fun show with a lot to talk about!

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

Episode 264 - Let’s Talk Arceus!

Episode 264 - Let’s Talk Arceus!

February 3, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And it's finally time to play Pokemon Legend Arceus!

But first, the guys talk the news! The latest NPD data have come and the Switch is doing REALLY WELL! It's over 103 million units sold, there are plenty of new titles that are million-sellers, and more! Add to that, Nintendo might be getting into NFTs (much to Will's chagrin), Triangle Strategy gets a new character trailer, and a new Nintendo Direct may be on the way!

Finally, in the main event, a super-sized "What Have You Been Playing?" is had to talk exclusively about Pokemon Legend Arceus! Todd, Scott, and Tyler talk about their adventures in the Hisui Region and how Arceus might just be the greatest game that Pokemon has produced in a long time!

They discuss things such as their Pokemon teams and how they approach the gameplay, how Pokemon Legend Arceus tells a very different kind of Pokemon story as a whole, the moments that made them go "wow!" as well as what they would like to see improved upon in the sequel if it comes!

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

Episode 263 - In Our Legendary Prime

Episode 263 - In Our Legendary Prime

January 28, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And on the eve of Pokemon Legends Arceus release, the guys are filled with Pokemon joy, news, and beyond!

But first! The guys discuss their gaming exploits. Tyler continues to play Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and discusses why he honestly likes it a lot! Will has been doing his best with Monster Hunter Rise and dealing with the Elder Dragons, as well as Hades! Todd talks his computer woes as well as his time in FEH most recently!

Then, in the news, Pokemon Legends Arceus seems to be getting a lot of love in the eyes of critics! But what are they saying? Add to that, Metroid Prime 4 is STILL in the works (*sobs*), Sonic Frontiers is trying to switch things up with Sonic once again, Mortal Kombat 2 has been greenlit (much to Tyler's chagrin) and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys go Game Makers and talk about what they feel Nintendo and the Pokemon Company should do to further expand the Pokemon franchise in meaningful ways like Arceus is trying to do! You might be surprised with what they come up with!

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

Episode 262 - Head In The Cloud

Episode 262 - Head In The Cloud

January 21, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And the guys have a lot to discuss on a variety of Nintendo (and gaming) topics!

First up, the guys have been playing a lot! Todd talks Fire Emblem Heroes and how the game has RUINED his queen. Tyler talks about returning to Hades as well as getting Pokemon Shining Pearl and of course, Halo Infinite. Finally, Will talks FEH and Monster Hunter Rise!

Then, in the news, Activision-Blizzard has been bought by Microsoft! But what does that mean for Nintendo as a whole? Furthermore, the Kingdom Hearts saga has had its Cloud versions dated for Switch, but is that a good thing? Add to that, Monster Hunter Rise, Switch hardware and software sales updates, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys talk Pokemon Legends Arceus and their personal expectations of the game! What do they want to see in the game? How do they want it to play? Want could it lead to if successful? The guys break it all down!

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

Episode 261 - What A Twist!

Episode 261 - What A Twist!

January 13, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And while the Nintendo Draft is in the past, there's been a LOT to talk about this week between rumors and more!

First up, the guys talk about the things they've been playing! Todd has been enjoying Fire Emblem Heroes and SR3, Will has taken a step back from SMTV to playing Nier Replicant! And then Tyler...got Shin Megami Tensei V! As well as some sweet deals from the eShop!

Then, in the news, there are a TON of Pokemon stories to break down between Arceus, Pokemon GO and...a Bidoof short? Trust us, it gets weird. Add to that, Switch sales have apparently surpassed Wii sales, there Platinum Games has a new CEO, and more!

And finally, in the main event, the guys discuss the new rumor about Mario Kart 9 and what they personally want the "big twist" in the new title to be if it comes out this year!

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

Episode 260 - 6th Annual Nintendo Draft

Episode 260 - 6th Annual Nintendo Draft

January 6, 2022

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and with 2022 now here, it's time to bring back the Nintendo Draft!

But first! The guys talk about their gaming exploits. Todd has been doing Fire Emblem Heroes and continuing his Sains Row 3 adventures, Will has been doing Heroes as well as Overwatch and SMT V, the returning Skull Kid Scott has been enjoying Indivisible as well as Skyward Sword HD, and Tyler has continued with Mario Party Superstars, Smash Bros and...Halo Infinite?!??!

Then, in the news, the devs behind Age of Calamity and New Pokemon Snap revealed certain struggles with making their titles, E3 2022 is going to be digital-only once more, Fortnite dominated Switch in Europe last year, and more!

Then, in the main event, the guys participate in the 6th Annual Nintendo Draft! What do the guys think Nintendo NEEDS to do in order to thrive in 2022? What games should release, what outside-of-games practices should they do? Find out here!

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

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