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Nintendo Power Podcast is the official podcast of Nintendo of America, with discussions and commentary from Nintendo staff and special guests.

Nintendo Power Podcast is the official podcast of Nintendo of America, with discussions and commentary from Nintendo staff and special guests.
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Nintendo Power Podcast is the official podcast of Nintendo of America, with discussions and commentary from Nintendo staff and special guests.

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English


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Fire Emblem: Three Houses In-Depth Discussion

8/30/2019
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If you’re like us, you never get tired of talking about Fire Emblem™: Three Houses. The game has so much to do and discover! Host Chris Slate is just starting his adventure, but superfans Krysta Yang from Nintendo Minute and Joe Bustos from the Nintendo social team are here to put him on the right path. The team trades tips and talks about their favorite characters and storylines, all without dropping any major spoilers. The group also shares game recommendations, talks about upcoming new...

Duration:00:57:45

Game Boy 30th Anniversary – Our Favorite Games!

7/31/2019
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30 years ago, Game Boy launched in North America and ushered in a bold new world of gaming on the go. To celebrate the big anniversary, host Chris Slate is joined by Dan Owsen from Nintendo Treehouse and Jeremy Parish, Senior Creative Director at Greenlit Content, to pick their all-time favorite Game Boy games. Enjoy a nostalgia-fueled trip back in time as the panel remembers the hits and hidden gems that changed gaming forever. The group also shares game recommendations, talks about...

Duration:00:56:01

Super Mario Maker 2: Tips from Nintendo Treehouse!

6/28/2019
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Super Mario Maker 2 is finally here, and host Chris Slate now exists only to slide down slopes, stack Meowsers and decorate death traps with Semisolid Platforms. Oh, and to make podcasts, especially when the guests are Eric Smith and Morgan Ritchie from Nintendo Treehouse, who created courses for the Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational 2019! The trio trade tips and leave audio evidence that, for nearly an hour at least, they took a break from building. They also share game recommendations, talk...

Duration:00:48:35

Super Mario Maker 2: Tips from Nintendo Treehouse!

6/28/2019
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Super Mario Maker 2 is finally here, and host Chris Slate now exists only to slide down slopes, stack Meowsers and decorate death traps with Semisolid Platforms. Oh, and to make podcasts, especially when the guests are Eric Smith and Morgan Ritchie from Nintendo Treehouse, who created courses for the Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational 2019! The trio trade tips and leave audio evidence that, for nearly an hour at least, they took a break from building. They also share game recommendations, talk...

Duration:00:48:34

Special E3 2019 Episode: Luigi's Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening and more with Doug Bowser!

6/14/2019
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E3 2019 is over, but excitement for the next wave of Nintendo Switch games is just getting started! Kit Ellis from Nintendo Minute joins host Chris Slate to share their thoughts on the show's biggest games and announcements, with special guests Pete Hines from Bethesda Softworks and the president of Nintendo of America, Doug Bowser! 00:53 – Top E3 News with Doug Bowser 23:24 – Bethesda's Big Lineup with Pete Hines 41:07 – Final thoughts on E3 2019 Games discussed have been rated RATING...

Duration:00:57:31

Super Mario Maker 2 Reveals + Resident Evil blowout!

5/17/2019
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The recent Nintendo Direct blew the lid off Super Mario Maker 2 and caused host Chris Slate to flip his lid! Chris is joined by Nintendo of America's Stephanie Palermo to discuss the game's newly revealed features and what they mean for aspiring makers. Then, Capcom's Mike Lunn invites the duo to Capcom HQ in San Francisco to talk about the trio of Resident Evil remakes hitting Nintendo Switch on May 21. The group also recommends games they've been playing, reads fans' comments about their...

Duration:01:08:10

Joker Joins the Battle in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

4/17/2019
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At long last, the Joker paid DLC and free 3.0 update are arriving for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! Join host Chris Slate and guests JC Rodrigo from Nintendo Treehouse and Joe Bustos from the Nintendo of America social team as they discuss what makes Joker such a popular character with fans, and detail moves and strategies players can use to get started with the character in the Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate game. The group also covers the new 3.0 features, shares game recommendations and takes...

Duration:00:43:48

Nintendo Switch Spring Game Guide 2019

4/1/2019
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If you're like Nintendo Power host Chris Slate, warm springtime weather makes you excited to...play video games! (Then again, everything makes him excited to play video games.) This episode, Chris is joined by Katie Casper and Stephanie Palermo from Nintendo of America to talk about some of the coolest new titles coming this season, including Yoshi's Crafted World™, Nintendo Labo™: VR Kit, Cuphead, Mortal Kombat 11, a crazy number of Final Fantasy and Resident Evil classics, and many more!...

Duration:00:53:52

Super Mario Maker 2 and More Big Games for 2019

2/15/2019
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Super Mario Maker 2! The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening! Astral Chain! The recent Nintendo Direct added several big Nintendo Switch games to the year's growing lineup. Host Chris Slate wouldn't stop gushing about the news to everyone within earshot, so to get some work done, his coworkers locked him in a room with Bill Trinen from Nintendo Treehouse and Anthony Foster from the social media team at Nintendo of America. It turned out they couldn't wait to talk about the games, too! 00:42 –...

Duration:00:46:34

Fan-Favorite Games of 2018

12/20/2018
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What was the year's most fun multiplayer game that secretly ruins friendships? What was the best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate moment? What was the best game of 2018? These questions keep our panel up at night. Host Chris Slate and guests Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang from Nintendo Minute need their rest, so we asked our trustworthy listeners to vote on the answers in this special year-end episode. 01:40 - Most Fun Multiplayer Game That Secretly Ruins Friendships 04:31 - Best Retro Redux (New games...

Duration:01:03:33

Nintendo Holiday Memories with Bill Trinen & Peer Schneider

12/5/2018
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'Tis the season for gaming gifts, family co-op and pine-scented Nintendo nostalgia. Bill Trinen from Nintendo Treehouse and Peer Schneider from IGN join host Chris Slate to share their happiest Nintendo holiday memories, plus plenty of heart-warming holiday stories submitted by our listeners. And, of course they take the Warp Zone quiz, discuss their current gaming obsessions and look ahead to big titles coming in December and January. Get cozy by the fire, hit play and enjoy a heaping...

Duration:00:52:17

Pokémon: Let’s Go - 5 Features for Longtime Fans

11/15/2018
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Host Chris Slate is joined by Theresa Apolinario from Nintendo Treehouse and Zach Drapala from SwitchForce and GhostRobo on YouTube to discuss five features for longtime Pokémon fans in the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games. The group also talks about other recent and upcoming Nintendo Switch games, answers listener questions, takes the Warp Zone quiz and more. 00:58 – Pokémon: Let’s Go - 5 Features for Longtime Fans 0:27:59 – Pros' Picks 0:36:54 – Warp Zone...

Duration:01:07:27

Fall Game Guide 2018

10/2/2018
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Host Chris Slate is joined by Nintendo of America's Kirk Scott and Vince Chon from the Publisher and Developer Relations team, plus Camille Van Duyn from Strategic Communications to discuss recent game announcements and some of the biggest titles coming this fall to the Nintendo Switch system. The group also responds to listener comments about the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online lineup, takes the Warp Zone quiz and more. 01:08 – Recent Game Announcements 24:15 – Pros'...

Duration:01:15:49

008 Fighting Game Blowout, feat. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

8/30/2018
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Host Chris Slate is joined by Toph, a competitive Super Smash Bros.™ player and commentator, and JC Rodrigo from Nintendo Treehouse to discuss recent Super Smash Bros. Ultimate announcements, the competitive scene and their favorite fighting games. The guests also answer listener questions, take the Warp Zone quiz and more. 01:06 – Pros’ Picks 07:51 – Warp Zone Quiz 11:41 – Player’s Pulse 42:29 – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Discussion 56:23 – Game Forecast Games discussed have been rated...

Duration:00:59:12

007 Overcooked! 2 Developers + Nintendo Power 30th Anniversary

7/19/2018
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Host Chris Slate is joined by two guests from Nintendo Of America – Doug Bowser, head of Sales & Marketing, and Katie Casper from the Publisher and Developer Relations group – to discuss recent and upcoming games for the Nintendo Switch™ system, plus the debut of Nintendo Power™ magazine 30 years ago. Chris also chats with Phil Duncan and Olie De-Vine from Ghost Town Games about the creation of the Overcooked! Special Edition game and its upcoming sequel, Overcooked! 2. 00:28 – Introduction...

Duration:00:48:01

006 Special Episode from E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Reggie & More!

6/15/2018
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Host Chris Slate is joined by Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang from Nintendo Minute to discuss all things Nintendo from E3 2018, from big announcements to tournaments to the amazing new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate(TM) game for the Nintendo Switch(TM) system. The team also welcomes two special guests to the show: the winner of the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018, ZeRo, and the President and COO of Nintendo of America himself, Reggie Fils-Aimé! 00:00 – Introduction 00:32 – Reggie Fils-Aimé 22:58 –...

Duration:00:59:09

005 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze + Our Favorite Donkey Kong Games

4/30/2018
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Host Chris Slate is joined by Samantha Robertson and Todd Buechele from Nintendo Treehouse to discuss all the big and little enhancements made to the Donkey Kong Country(TM): Tropical Freeze game for the Nintendo SwitchTM system. And to celebrate Donkey Kong’s debut on Nintendo Switch, all the usual episode segments – Pro’s Picks, the Warp Zone game quiz and Player’s Pulse listener questions – are devoted to Nintendo’s number-one ape. 00:00 – Introduction 01:05 – Pro’s Picks 06:17 – Warp...

Duration:00:38:37

004 Interview Special - Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes + Mark of the Ninja Remastered

3/30/2018
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This special all-interviews episode digs deep into two killer games coming to the Nintendo Switch system. First, host Chris Slate talks to Suda51 from Grasshopper Manufacture about Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, then Chris is joined by Corey Rollins from Klei Entertainment to discuss Mark of the Ninja Remastered. Plus, Bill Trinen from Nintendo Treehouse stops by to chat about two tournaments happening during the same time as E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 and Splatoon 2...

Duration:00:47:57

003 Celeste Developer Interview / Our Most-Played Nintendo Switch Games

2/28/2018
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Host Chris Slate discusses the hit new Nintendo Switch platforming game Celeste with its creators, Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. Also, Chris talks with Reiko Ninomiya and Tim O’Leary from the Nintendo Treehouse about the games that defined the first year of the Nintendo Switch system. The group also answers listener questions, takes the Warp Zone game quiz, and more. 00:00 - Introduction 01:15 - Pros' Picks (game recommendations) 09:09 - Warp Zone (quiz) 12:43 - Player's Pulse (listener...

Duration:00:53:56

002 Nintendo Labo Roundtable / Listener Questions / Pros' Picks

1/26/2018
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Following the announcement of Nintendo Labo, host Chris Slate discusses what it's like to build Toy-Con with guests Krysta Yang, co-host of Nintendo Minute, and Nate Bihldorff, Senior Director of Localization at Nintendo of America. The group also recommends games they've been enjoying, answers listener questions, and takes this month's Warp Zone game quiz. 00:00 - Introduction 01:12 - Pros' Picks (game recommendations) 17:41 - Warp Zone (quiz) 20:15 - Player's Pulse (listener questions)...

Duration:00:56:32