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Super Mario Party, Will: A Wonderful World, and It's Party Time!

There ain't no party like a SwitchCast party, 'cuz a SwitchCast party is a Mario Party! We're starting off mellow with Will: A Wonderful World, but hop on the party train with Super Mario Party. Then, we dig into the "Party Game" genre and discuss what we consider (and love about) party games in this week's Switch Focus. SUPPORT US ON PATREON JOIN THE SWITCH CAST COMMUNITY Facebook - Twitter -...


MegaMan 11, Ninjin: Clash of Carrots, and Side-Scrolling Games

We're charging up and slashing through a couple of great Nintendo Switch side-scrollers, with reviews of MegaMan 11 and Ninjin: Clash of Carrots. Then we dive deep into a discussion of the 2D side-scrolling genre as a whole in this week's Switch Focus! SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:25 – Intro 10:25 – MegaMan 11 Review 30:46 – Ninjin: Clash of Carrots Review 46:48 – Switch Focus: 2D Side-Scrollers 1:18:33 – News Rundown JOIN THE SWITCH...


Dragonball FighterZ, Little Dragons Cafe, and Multiplayer Choices

We're dishing up a double dragon reviews this week with a powered-up look at Dragonball FighterZ, followed by a calming stroll through the Little Dragons Cafe! In the Switch Focus we talk about the future of VR on the Nintendo Switch, and read your responses to our questions regarding local vs. online multiplayer for their Switch games. And of course, lots of Nintendo Switch news and new releases to go over in the Nintendo News Rundown. SUPPORT US ON...


Armello, The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, Shadow Fight 2, and Switch Online

This week we're switching things up in a big way, with a new show format to focus on more of the Nintendo Switch topics you want to hear about! To kick things off, we're ready to flip the table on Nintendo Switch, with digital board game Armello, and the tabletop dungeon delving The Warlock of Firetop Mountain. We also review the silhouette combat Shadow Fight 2. Then we're talking all about our first week with the Nintendo Online Service, what plan we got, what games we're playing, and...


Fall 2018 Nintendo Direct Rundown Jamboree

More Inklings, Katamaris and Final Fantasies are flooding onto the Nintendo Switch, as shown in the latest Nintendo Direct. KC and JV are pulling the entire presentation apart to look at every game announced, including the big final bomb dropped in our laps: Welcome to Animal Crossing! SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:25 – Intro 9:52 – The Fall Nintendo Switch Direct Rundown 1:23:55 – Community Pulse JOIN THE SWITCH CAST COMMUNITY Facebook -...


Into the Breach, Mini Metro and Our Top Time Sinks

JV is back from PAX mere moments before the Nintendo Direct. But we have plenty of games to talk about from the convention, plus reviews of Into the Breach, Mini Metro and The Lost Child. In the news, a barrage of big games were already revealed for the system, getting us hyped for Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles, Final Fantasy XV, and even Civilization VI! And in the Community Pulse, we read what you had to say about the Nintendo Switch games that have taken up the most hours of your...


The Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Survival Guide

Resident Monster Hunter on retainer, Rin, pops in to help us disect everything a new player may need to know about Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for Nintendo Switch. We also review the game for the veteran slayers out there. Even with the Nintendo Direct delayed, we still have plenty of leaked info to talk about before answering your questions for us in the Community Pulse, including our predictions on next week's direct! SUPPORT US ON...


Bad North and the Summer Nindies Showcase

More Nintendo Switch indies are pouring out of the woodworks, but this time KC is back to talk with JV about every one of them shown in this week's Nintendo Switch Summer Indies Showcase! We also review the real time strategy roguelike, Bad North, and read your opinions on the future of indie titles on the Nintendo Switch. SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:26 – Intro 13:27 – Bad North Review 30:03 – Summer Switch Indies Showcase / News...


Nintendo UK Indie Highlight Video Mini-Episode

While KC is away, JV is joined by David for a mini episode covering the surprise Nintendo UK Indie showcase video! The duo goes over each game announced and gives their quick first impressions of each one and how they feel about indie games moving forward. SUPPORT US ON PATREON JOIN THE SWITCH CAST COMMUNITY Facebook - Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - Email -...


2064 Read Only Memories & Nintendo Rewards

Time to go back to the retro-future with the all-inclusive cyberpunk Switch visual novel, 2064: Read Only Memories. JV then takes a quick trip through a deluge of demos, and we recap all the week's Nintendo Switch news and new releases. We also discuss the Nintendo Rewards system, and ask the community what they've gotten from it, and what they'd like to see it do in the future. SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:26 – Intro 9:01 – 2064: Read Only...


BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, Crash Bandicoot, and the Smash Bros. Direct

The Ultimate Nintendo Direct is here, literally! We have a crazy pile of fresh content and revelations about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to go over. But the battle is only beginning there, as we review BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle on Nintendo Switch, and the Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy. As always, we also run through all the hard-hitting Nintendo Switch news from the week, tell you about all the new game releases and read your feedback to the Nintendo Direct in the Community Pulse! SUPPORT...


Paladins, MegaMan X Legacy Collection and Hello Neighbor

KC and JV join forces to review the first online hero shooter for Nintendo Switch, Paladins! Then JV fights for robot rights in MegaMan X Legacy Collection, while KC asks to borrow a tablespoon of sugar and a bowl of horror with Hello Neighbor! In the Community Pulse, we hear your opinions on how much is too much DLC for a game, and of course we rundown all the week's Nintendo Switch news, new releases and more! SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:25...


Hand of Fate 2 and the Kickstarter Conundrum

JV is rolling dice and taking heads with the tabletop action/RPG Hand of Fate 2, KC catches up on more of his Octopath travels, and we ask the community what it takes to get them into a Nintendo Switch Kickstarter. SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:29 – Intro 17:25 – Hand of Fate 2 Review 28:52 - Octopath Traveler Follow-Up 35:20 – News Rundown 1:05:11 - Community Pulse & System Switch JOIN THE SWITCH CAST COMMUNITY Facebook -...


Octopath Traveler, Sushi Striker, and 20XX

Travel with JV and KC for the next 90 minutes as we review some sweet Nintendo Switch titles including surprise hit JRPG Octopath Traveler, anime-infused puzzle game Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido, and the robot-powered roguelike 20XX. We also read the community's comments on the need and the future of the Nintendo 3DS in a world where the Nintendo Switch is packing so much portable power. SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:24 – Intro 09:45 –...


Pocket Rumble and an Interview with the Eendhoorn

We are BACK and coming at you with a full EX meter for this week's Nintendo Switch podcast. We finally review the NeoGeo Pocket-inspired fighter, Pocket Rumble, and have a nice chat with Martino Wullems, the one man crew behind Spirit Sphere DX. And of course, we have loads of Nintendo Switch news to catch up with, as well as new releases, plus we answer some of your questions in this week's Community Pulse. SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:29 –...


Mario Tennis Aces, Spirit Sphere DX and More Sports!

We're serving up a deuce of great Nintendo Switch games this week with our double-team review of Mario Tennis Aces, followed by a Spirit Sphere DX review. Game, Set, Match! As always, we also have all the week's Nintendo Switch news, new releases, and we read your opinions on other great sports games that we'd like to see come to the Switch! SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:25 – Intro 11:43 – Mario Tennis Aces Review 40:57 - Spirit Sphere DX...


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Wild Guns Reloaded and Mecha Storm

We're living in a post-E3-pocalypse, still piecing together everything we saw and can look forward to. In particular, we're going through every detail revealed for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch in its own preview segment. We also have reviews of Wild Guns Reloaded, Mecha Storm, the Octopath Traveler Prologue demo, and a product review for the magnetic Nintendo Switch battery case from BestorX. SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:26...


The 2018 E3 Extravaganza

We got more games than you can waggle a Joy-Con at this week, with E3 in full swing and tons of big Nintendo Switch games to talk about. We'll dive in-depth into everything we say, including Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Fortnite for Switch, Super Mario Party, Daemon Ex Machina, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and so much more! SUPPORT US ON PATREON JOIN THE SWITCH CAST COMMUNITY Facebook -...


Punch Club, N++ and E3 Predictions

The gloves are off, this episode, as we do a hard-hitting Nintendo Switch review of Punch Club, survive the retro dangers of N++, and talk all about what to expect from E3 next week! And of course, we run down all the week's Nintendo Switch news, new releases and read what's got you SwitchCats most hyped in the Community Pulse! SUPPORT US ON PATREON TIMESTAMPS 0:26 – Intro 5:36 – Punch Club Review 21:47 - N++ Review 37:03 – News 51:11 -...


The Banner Saga, Pokemon Quest and Double Docks

We all live in a Pokemon world - it's true! And this week we got a load of new Pokemon games announced for Nintendo Switch, including Pokemon: Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee, as well as Pokemon Quest which we already got to start playing! We also review the cold new world of The Banner Saga and take a colorful look at Inkplosion, as well as rundown all the week's Nintendo Switch news, new releases and read your feedback in the Community Pulse! SUPPORT US ON...