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E3 Aftermath 2018 [PP140]

6/21/2018
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We go hands-on with some of the year’s biggest Switch games, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mega Man 11, Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu, Team Sonic Racing, and Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom! Plus: Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia, and more! (Intermission Music: Super Smash TV - Title Theme)

Duration:01:15:02

Nintendo Direct E3 2018 [PP139]

6/13/2018
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been revealed at the biggest gaming event of the year! We discuss the characters, stages, and features of Nintendo’s flagship fighter. Plus: Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Super Mario Party, Fortnite, StarLink: Battle for Atlas, Daemon X Machina, Pokémon, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC, new amiibo, and more! (Intermission Music: Splatoon 2 - Inkoming! (Wet Floor))

Duration:00:55:56

The Road to E3 2018! [PP138]

6/7/2018
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E3 2018 is almost here! Get hyped for the big show with speculation and predictions of what we’ll see on Nintendo systems this year, including Super Smash Bros. and much more! Plus: Sushi Striker, Mario Tennis Aces, Fox n Forests, West of Loathing, Wild Guns Reloaded, listener letters, and the strangest dramatic reading yet! (Intermission Music: Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (Street Fighter Alpha 2) - Sakura Stage)

Duration:01:21:35

Let’s Go Catch ‘Em All [PP137]

6/1/2018
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Get ready to return to where it all started with Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu & Pokémon: Let’s Go Eevee! Plus: Mega Man 11, Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Ikaruga, Runner3, Battle Chasers: Nightwar, Pokémon Quest, and more, including the game compilations we want to see on Nintendo Switch! (Intermission Music: Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja - Title Screen)

Duration:01:27:49

Bonus Stage: Super Mario Bros. Movie Commentary [PPEX02]

5/26/2018
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Celebrate 25 years of the Super Mario Bros. live-action movie with this feature-length commentary to accompany the outrageous film. Come for the plumbers, goombas, and fungus; stay for the monkeys and the nonsensical, inebriated babble. Glug, glug, glug!

Duration:01:46:50

Definitive Legacy [PP136]

5/24/2018
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Gaming icons return to Nintendo Switch in Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition and Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 + 2! Plus: Resident Evil 7, Go Vacation, Gal Metal, and more, including the 25th anniversary of the live-action Super Mario Bros. movie! (Intermission Music: Mega Man: Dr. Wily’s Revenge - Wily Station Stage)

Duration:01:05:49

Smash Selection [PP135]

5/17/2018
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Which new characters should join the roster in Super Smash Bros. for Switch? We make our picks! Plus: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Ultimate Edition, Nintendo Switch Online, Blade Strangers, Raging Justice, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, and lots more! (Intermission Music: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest - Funky the Main Monkey)

Duration:01:12:44

The Perfect 10s [PP134]

4/26/2018
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Nintendo Labo is here! Is Nintendo’s cardboard creation crazy fun or just plain crazy? Plus: Dark Souls, Sonic Mania Plus, Night Trap, and more, including the games from past and present that are worthy of being awarded a coveted 10 out of 10! (Intermission Music: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time - Sewer Surfin’)

Duration:01:17:13

Genre Jumble [PP133]

4/19/2018
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A Pokémon platformer? A Sonic horror game? We pick popular Nintendo-system franchises that could benefit from a genre change! Plus: Sega Ages, Octopath Traveler, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Collector’s Edition, and more! (Intermission Music: Super Mario Odyssey - Bowser Battle 1 ~Nimbus Arena Showdown~)

Duration:00:55:16

Lost in the Past [PP132]

4/12/2018
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Feel the magic of Shantae, enter the ring with Punch-Out!!, and save the President from ninjas in Bad Dudes! Plus: Mega Man X Legacy Collection, SNK 40th Anniversary Collection, Senran Kagura Reflexions, and things we miss (and don’t miss) from gaming eras gone by! Are you a bad enough dude to check out this episode?! (Intermission Music: Mega Man X - Highway Stage)

Duration:01:19:00

Tournament of Villains [PP131]

3/28/2018
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Charge up your Nintendo 3DS for Detective Pikachu and The Alliance Alive! Plus: PixelJunk Monsters 2, Steins;Gate Elite, and…the Tournament of Villains showdown, where evildoers like Bowser, Mother Brain, Ganon, Dr. Wily, and King Dedede battle it out for the title of Nintendo’s top troublemaker! (Intermission Music: Sonic Pinball Barty - Burning Hearts)

Duration:01:01:47

When Foxes Fly [PP130]

3/22/2018
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Do a barrel roll! It’s time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Star Fox! Plus: Kirby: Star Allies, Sonic Mania Plus, Super Smash Bros, The Messenger, Pool Panic, Bomb Chicken, listener mail, and more! (Intermission Music: Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon - Kai Highway)

Duration:01:29:43

Smash Bros and Beyond! [PP129]

3/9/2018
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It doesn’t get bigger than Super Smash Bros on Switch! Plus: Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion, Captain Toad, WarioWare Gold, Luigi’s Mansion, Octopath Traveler, Undertale, Okami HD, Code of Princess EX, Owlboy, Mario and Zelda soundtracks, and more! (Intermission Music: DuckTales Remastered - Transylvania)

Duration:01:05:23

Happy Birthday to Switch! [PP128]

3/1/2018
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We celebrate a year of Nintendo Switch by discussing the system’s best games, how it needs to improve, and what we’re looking forward to next! Plus: The Alliance Alive and much more! (Intermission Music: VVVVVV - Positive Force)

Duration:01:26:27

What If…? [PP127]

2/23/2018
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The witch arrives on Switch in Bayonetta 2! Plus: Super Mario Odyssey update, the Super Mario Encyclopedia, Mega Man news, and more, including “What If?” looks at major Nintendo moments. (Intermission Music: Pictionary - Title Screen)

Duration:01:06:59

Shipping Department [PP125]

2/8/2018
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Love is in the air as the Pros discuss their favorite gaming couples! Plus: Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology, Space Dave, Fox n Forests, new CyberConnect2 Switch games, and more! (Intermission Music: Solatorobo: Red the Hunter - Blue Sky Extreme)

Duration:00:50:01

Good Friends, Better Enemies [PP124]

2/1/2018
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Great heroes need great rivals: we discuss Nintendo’s greatest nemeses! Plus: The latest Nintendo news including Mario Kart Tour, Nintendo Switch Online, and the Super Mario Bros. animated movie, as well as Celeste, Scribblenauts Showdown, Wild Guns Reloaded, Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, the end of Miitomo, listener mail, and more! (Intermission Music: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Together in the Great Sky)

Duration:01:18:54

Think Inside the Box [PP123]

1/18/2018
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Now you’re playing with power - paper power - with Nintendo Labo for Switch! Plus: Kirby: Battle Royale, Dragon Quest Builders, Lost Sphear, Detective Pikachu, Super Meat Boy, and more, including the great game localization debate! (Intermission Music: Snake’s Revenge - Big Boss Battle)

Duration:01:28:26

Nintendo Direct Mini & More [PP122]

1/12/2018
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Dig in to Switch’s early 2018 lineup: Mario Tennis Aces, Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (with new Funky mode!), Dark Souls Remastered, The World Ends With You: Final Remix, Ys VIII, SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy, and everything else from the Nintendo Direct Mini! Plus: Super Mario Cereal, new Arcade Archives titles, listener mail, and more! (Intermission Music: Legacy of Ys: Books I & II - First Step Towards Wars)

Duration:01:03:34

2018 Nintendo Preview [PP121]

1/5/2018
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It’s a new year with big games on the way, including Kirby, Yoshi, Bayonetta, Dragon Quest Builders, Project Octopath Traveler, and more! Plus: Wishes and predictions for 2018, as well as impressions of recent indie releases like Floor Kids, Poly Bridge, and Slain: Back From Hell. (Intermission Music: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Gormott)

Duration:01:09:50