The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast
Episode 259 - 2021 In Review

Episode 259 - 2021 In Review

December 30, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and it's time to close out 2021 in style...by judging Nintendo's progress this year!

First, the guys talk about their final gaming exploits of 2021! Todd lets loose in Saints Row The Third...while also bashing a new banner in Fire Emblem Heroes. Will dives back into SMTV, and defends Heroes... While Tyler enjoys Mario Party Superstars!

Then, in the news, Nintendo has provided some info on some "best of" things for 2021. Including the best-selling indie games, and what games have done well in Japan! Add to that, Poketoon delivers a heartwarming episode featuring Jigglypuff, and there might be a bigger Nintendo Switch shortage in 2022 than we thought!

Finally, in the main event, the guys gather together to grade Nintendo in 2021! Between their game releases, announcements, and missteps, how do the guys grade the Big N this year? We let you know!

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

Episode 259 - 2021 In Review

Episode 259 - 2021 In Review

December 30, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and it's time to close out 2021 in style...by judging Nintendo's progress this year!

First, the guys talk about their final gaming exploits of 2021! Todd lets loose in Saints Row The Third...while also bashing a new banner in Fire Emblem Heroes. Will dives back into SMTV, and defends Heroes... While Tyler enjoys Mario Party Superstars!

Then, in the news, Nintendo has provided some info on some "best of" things for 2021. Including the best-selling indie games, and what games have done well in Japan! Add to that, Poketoon delivers a heartwarming episode featuring Jigglypuff, and there might be a bigger Nintendo Switch shortage in 2022 than we thought!

Finally, in the main event, the guys gather together to grade Nintendo in 2021! Between their game releases, announcements, and missteps, how do the guys grade the Big N this year? We let you know!

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

Episode 258 - Our GOTY’s of 2021

Episode 258 - Our GOTY’s of 2021

December 23, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! Albeit, in a shortened format this go around!

The guys are doing a quick round of news due to the holiday season. They talk about NEO The World Ends With You, Bravely Default II sales, and the translated trailer for Triangle Strategy and what it means for the game itself!

And in the main event, the guys quickly go over their Game of the Year picks for the Nintendo Switch in 2021!

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

Episode 257 - Reviewing Ourselves

Episode 257 - Reviewing Ourselves

December 16, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here! And yes, we skipped last week, but you'll understand why in a bit once you listen in!

First, the guys talk about their latest gaming exploits! Todd has "beaten" Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, and he has thoughts on how hard the Pokemon league was. Will has been playing Overwatch and other things, and Tyler has been diving back into Shovel Knight!

Then, in the news...The Game Awards. We explain why we didn't react to the "reveals" at the show, as well as what we thought of the winners (that might have been rigged...). Add to that, an Indie World showcase arrived this week, Sakurai doesn't want to work as much on the potential next Smash Bros game, the Switch sells REALLY well in November, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the guys look at their "Nintendo Switch in Review" stats and then grade themselves as they reflect on what they've played this year.

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

Episode 256 - Game Awards Is Strange

Episode 256 - Game Awards Is Strange

December 2, 2021

The Nintendo Entertainment Podcast is here, and the guys are going to be firing on all cylinders as Skull Kid Scott returns to make it a 4-man crew for the first time in a while!

First up, the guys talk about their recent gaming exploits. Todd talks Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and the enjoyment he has with it, Will talks Mario Party Superstars, Scott discusses Avengers content, and Tyler debates the style and quality of Hollow Knight versus Metroid Dread!

Then, in the news, Pokeon Evolutions returns, Black Friday sales numbers in the UK are huge, Pokemon sales in Japan are massive, the final Super Smash Bros Ultimate character balance patch already has people talking, and more!

Finally, in the main event, the Game Awards are next week, but is there a lot to honestly expect from them? The guys break it all down!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy 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!

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