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Nintendo Power Cast Episode 245

 

Music On Being Human 

Unofficial Nintendo Podcast

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Announcements 

  • Super Mario Maker Podcast 
  • N64Josh.com/Connect 

 

What We Played/Impressions

  • Pokemon Sw&Sh
  • Luigi’s Mansion
  • World Rally Championship 8

Indies 

News

  • Game Awards announced nominees Tuesday - voting is open now Game Awards
    • Nintendo Games included are
      • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
        • Game of the Year, Family Game, Fighting Game,
      • Astral Chain - Action Game
      • LoZ: Link's Awakening
        • Action/Adventure Game, Art Direction
      • Family Game Category 
        • All Nintendo titles - Luigi’s Mansion 3, Ring Fit Adventure, Super Mario Maker 2, SSBU, Yoshi’s Crafted World
      • Tetris 99 - Multiplayer Game
      • Cadence of Hyrule - Score & Music
      • Fire Emblem: Three Houses - Strategy Game
  • Switch sales spike in the UK ahead of Pokemon release/S&S sell 1.36 mil copies in 3 days in Japan
  • Official Switch Lite flip case coming 12/8  Nintendo Tweet
  • Nintendo unveils two new subscription models to introduce into AC Pocket Camp
    • One will allow you to get items more frequently 
    • The other will play the game for you while you are away. 
    • Polygon

 

Talking Points

  • Pokemon - what we think
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Nintendo Power Cast Episode 244

 

Music On Being Human 

Unofficial Nintendo Podcast

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Announcements 

  • Super Mario Maker Podcast 
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What We Played/Impressions

  • Luigi’s Mansion

Indies 

News

  • BUYER BEWARE - the Black Friday MarioKart 8 Switch bundle is the older Switch Model 
  • The release window for BotW II leaked?  Sabi - a game insider who accurately predicted E3 announcements has revealed that BotW II will come out in 2020, but could miss the mark.     Inverse
  • The launch event in Japan for Sword and Shield canceled due to “operational reasons”  VG 24/7
    • Is this similar to NoA canceling the Overwatch launch event at the NY store?
    • Avoid angry fans about game decisions?
  • Doug Bowser interview with the Verge 
    • 43% of Switch Lite owners are buying as their 2nd system
    • Future 3DS support “We will continue to support 3DS this holiday and into 2020”

 

Talking Points

  • Pokemon Sword and Shield Toxic community
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Nintendo Power Cast Episode 243

 

Music On Being Human 

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Announcements 

  • Super Mario Maker Podcast 
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What We Played/Impressions

  • Luigi’s Mansion
  • Mario and Sonic at the Olympics
  • Smash with Terry

Indies 

News

  • 45 min Smash video this morning showing off Terry from Fatal Fury - Smash version 6.0 update patch notes HERE
  • This character pack includes Terry Bogard, King of Fighters Stage, 50 music tracks, new Mii Fighter costumes 
    • Nakoruru from Samurai Shodown (Swordfighter)
    • Ryo Sakazaki from Art of Fighting (Brawler)
    • Iori Yagami from The King of Fighters (Brawler)
    • Akira from Virtua Fighter (Brawler)
    • Jacky from Virtua Fighter (Brawler)
  • Mai Shiranui was notably left out of the background characters from the SNK games on the King of Fighters stage - Kotaku
  • Smash has passed Street Fighter II to become the best selling fighting game of all time - IGN
  • Target Black Friday ad released today
    • Good Deals on some games, but the Switch going into its 3rd Holiday season still has no discount   Target
  • Quality of life changes showcased in new trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield - Polygon
  • Luigi’s Mansion has sold over 150K copies in Japan

 

Talking Points

  • Games from this week - Luigi's Mansion, M&S at the Olympics, Ring Fit
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Nintendo Power Cast Episode 242

 

Music On Being Human 

Unofficial Nintendo Podcast

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Announcements 

  • Super Mario Maker Podcast 
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What We Played/Impressions

  • Aladdin and Lion King
  • Killer Queen Black physical
  • Tetris Luigi’s Mansion event

Indies 

 

News

  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 looking like a very good game from early reviews, scoring an 86 on MetaCritic from review outlets.  
  • The leak of an update for the smash spirit board to include copyrights for SNK characters - Terry Bogard could be releasing on Friday, Nov 1st.  Comicbook.com
  • Sword and Shield will NOT have cloud saves
    • Is this a surprise? 
  • PS4 has finally overtaken the Nintendo Wii and original Playstation becoming the 2nd best selling home console in history  TheVerge
  • RingFit Adventure has sold over 100K units in Japan     NintendoSoup
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endo Power Cast Episode 241

 

Music On Being Human 

Unofficial Nintendo Podcast

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Announcements 

  • Super Mario Maker Podcast 
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What We Played/Impressions

  • Overwatch
  • Josh beats ANOTHER GAME!!!!

News

  • GameCube Joy-Con for sale on Amazon

    • NFC compatible
    • Charge with micro USB
    • Wake the system with the home button
  • Luigi's Mansion Tetris Maximus Cup event this weekend 10/25-10/28 Tweet
  • 15 million switch units have sold in North America Nintendo Life
  • Pikachu and Eevee gigamax will be given to trainers who have a file save from Let’s Go Pikachu or Eevee.  
    • Chance to encounter over-leveled Pokemon in the Wild Area when your team is still lower levels.  

 

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Nintendo Power Cast Episode 240

 

Music On Being Human 

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What We Played/Impressions

  • Killer Queen Black

News

  • Daemon X Machina gets a multiplayer update, plus a schedule for upcoming releases  Nintendo Tweet
  • File size revealed for Sword and Shield 10.3GB
    • New specific pokemon revealed - Galar Ponyta
  • Brain Age gets a release date for the West in Europe on 1/3/20
  • Free Wargroove DLC - adds Co-Op Campaign and new Commanders  GameSpot
  • Fortnite Event happened on Sunday - Epic Games deleted the game into a big black hole that hasn’t changed since the event
    • It has been rumored that the excluded “Save the World” mode might become free to play and also available on the Switch.  
  • New Pro Controller?  A new model number has been spotted in the wild for the Pro Controller the new model number now ends in an “E” instead of a “D”  NintendoLife
    • It is not clear if there have been any changes to this new model

Talking Points

  • Build a top 5 games for the Switch
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Nintendo Power Cast Episode 239

 

Music On Being Human 

Unofficial Nintendo Podcast

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News

  • Doom Eternal has been delayed NintendoLife.com

    • March 20, 2020, is release date now for PC, Xbox, and PS4; Switch to come sometime after that no definite date as of now.  
    • Doom 64 is now a free pre-order bonus that will be released on 3/20 as well
  • Stardew Valley update improves every aspect of the game NintenodLife.com
  • Call of Juarez: Gunslinger could be headed to the Switch
    • ESRB rating has been spotted, but no official announcement has been made yet

Talking Points

  • 2019 GOTY so far?
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Nintendo Power Cast Episode 238

 

Music On Being Human 

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Announcements 

  • Super Mario Maker Podcast 
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What We Played/Impressions

  • Link’s Awakening
  • MK Tour

Indies 

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News

  • Mario Maker 2 update 1.1.0

    • Brings the long-promised “play with your friends” feature
  • Brain Age for Switch announced on Nintendo Japans YouTube Page
  • Official Nintendo Stylus spotted in Japan rumored launch date of 12/27 for $9
    • The stylus can be seen in the announcement video for Brain Age
  • My Friend Pedro getting a free update soon, details are slim but the developers tweeted out a short clip of a possible new mode HERE
  • 8BitDo announced a new controller modeled after the Lite see it HERE 
  • CupHead Turns 2 to celebrate the game is 20 percent off on all platforms until 10/6
  • Some info on Overwatch from the games producer, details about Switch gyro controls and other options HERE

 

Talking Points

  • Does Nintendo’s Mobile Division hurt the overall branding of the company?
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Nintendo Power Cast Episode 237

 

Music On Being Human 

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Announcements 

  • Super Mario Maker Podcast 
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What We Played/Impressions

  • Link’s Awakening
  • Goose Game

Indies 

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News

  • Switch Lite in the News

    • 100% confirmed that the Lite lacks the hardware to allow it to connect to the TV
    • Nintendo stocks dipped 3.5% off a Bloomberg report of only 144K units shipped vs the expected 300K
    • “Joy-Con Drift” on the Lite - do we think this is an issue
  • Paid Multiplayer coming to Luigi’s Mansion 3 (official website)
  • NA MarioKart Open
    • Number 1 player racked up a total of 333 points
    • Our experience this weekend with the tournament
  • Nintendo turns 130
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Links Awakening, Too Many Games, Nintendo Podcast, NPC Ep. 236

Music On Being Human 

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Announcements 

  • Super Mario Maker Podcast 
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What We Played/Impressions

  • Daemon X Machina
  • Star Wars Pinball
  • Creature in the Well 

News

  • SNES controllers went up for sale Monday 9/16 - currently sold out
  • The street date has broken for Switch Lite and Link’s Awakening amiibo @ Walmart
  • First 3 Dragon Quest games coming to Switch on 9/27   Kotaku
    • DQ1 - $4.99
    • DQ2 - $6.49
    • DQ3 - $12.49
  • Sonic and Mario at the Olympic Games new mode shown off, Dream Events  Destructoid
    • Dream Racing
    • Dream Shooting
    • Dream Karate 
  • Mario Kart Open  Twitter
  • Tetris Maximus Cup Kirby   Twitter 
  • Killer Queen Black Out on 10/11 Digital, on sale in the eShop, Physical 10/25
  • Some details about Super Mario Land have come out   DigitalTrends
    • Two rides available when the park opens in Japan

      • Mario Kart, and Yoshi’s Adventures
    • Visitors will have magnetic wristbands to wear in the park and interact with attractions, the wristband will also be able to interact with your game console

Talking Points

  • Ring Fit Adventure

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