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Nintendo Podcast about Nintendo Things When four Nintendo fans get together to discuss all things Nintendo, hilarity ensues.

Nintendo Podcast about Nintendo Things When four Nintendo fans get together to discuss all things Nintendo, hilarity ensues.
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Nintendo Podcast about Nintendo Things When four Nintendo fans get together to discuss all things Nintendo, hilarity ensues.






78 - Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and November Games

In this episode, the boys got back together to talk about Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. They also talk about Skyrim, and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. It was a good November, so hopefully, you enjoyed the month too! Show notes: Find us on Discord: — Time Stamps — 0:00:00 - Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Thoughts 0:21:10 - Skyrim Thoughts 0:34:05 - Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp 0:54:08 - Get up to date on what the boys have been playing — Find...

Duration: 01:18:56

Mini 7 - David Talks to Himself about Splatoon 2’s Update

In this episode, David just talks to himself for 15 minutes about Splatoon 2. Specifically, the Splatoon 2 update that came out in the last week. He also talks about the stuff that’s coming soon too! This is just a minisode, but the boys will be back together next week! Show notes: Find us on Discord: — Time Stamps — 0:00:00 - Splatoon 2 Update 2.0 Thoughts — Find Us Elsewhere! — Check out our website:...

Duration: 00:14:48

77 - The Game Awards Deliberation 2017

In this episode, we talk about the nominees for the 2017 Game Awards. We have a lot of opinions on the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Super Mario Odyssey. So, essentially this episode became a “what’s better” episode between the two titles. There’s other stuff, of course, as we had to review Skyrim, Octodad, Farming Simulator and This is the Police. Again, enjoy the episode, because man was it fun to discuss these things. Show notes: Find us on Discord:...

Duration: 01:14:30

76 - The Super Mario Odyssey, DOOM, and Sonic Forces Trifecta

In this episode we talk about the best Mario game of all time, again. This time we give our spoiler-full thoughts on Super Mario Odyssey! What worked in the game, what would we change, and is Mario Odyssey 2 in the works? We’re not sure, but we sure do talk about it. Also, Jordan got to play DOOM, so he talked about that for a while. I talked about Chess Ultra, and then we had to finish things off with Sonic Forces. A great episode with lots of fun. Show notes:...

Duration: 01:29:35

75 - Spoiler-Free Super Mario Odyssey Review

In this episode, we talk about the best Mario game of all time. That game is Super Mario Odyssey, and it is seriously good. The nice thing is that this episode is spoiler-free, so you don’t have to worry about story or later Kingdoms being spoiled for you. Also, David learns more about the staff behind the game, James discovers the meaning of life, and Skylar finally awoke from his Mario Coma. Show notes: [...]

Duration: 01:05:47

74 - Our Perfect Games, If We Had No Restrictions

This episode is all about our perfect video games. What would we make if we had unlimited money and no worry about sales? I talked about an Ocarina of Time remake, Jordan talked about a Western Pokémon Game, James talked about his own story, and Skylar talked about the mother of all 3D platformers. We know our video games. Show notes: Find us on Discord: — Time Stamps — 0:00:00 - Our Perfect Games — Find Us Elsewhere! — Check out our...

Duration: 01:12:08

73 - Waluigi’s Haunted Hospital and Other Spooky Things

No, the whole episode isn’t about what Waluigi’s Haunted Hospital would be like, even though we think there’s some real potential. This week is our Halloween feature, and we thought it would be fun to give the Spooky Treatment to some Nintendo games. Yes, Waluigi’s Haunted Hospital is one of those games, but we talk about more, promise. We hope you enjoy the episode! Show notes: Find us on Discord: — Time Stamps — 0:00:00 - Spooky...

Duration: 01:10:27

Episode 72 - Super Mario Odyssey Will be the Game of our Dreams

This week we talk all about Super Mario Odyssey. Will it be the game that we’ve been dreaming of for years? We sure hope so! So, to celebrate its release in under two weeks, we talk about what we’re excited about! There’s also a discussion on things that we want to see that we haven’t yet seen, as well as some discussion on what we hope doesn’t happen. We also talk about quite a few games that we’ve been playing, so look forward to that. Show notes: [...]

Duration: 01:17:09

Episode 71 - Metroid: Samus Returns Audio Review + Some Other Stuff

This week we give our full review of Metroid: Samus Returns. This is essentially the second part of the review. If you want to hear our full impressions, be sure to check out episode 69 first. We thought the game was fantastic, and you can hear why. Also, be sure to keep listening because we talk about how we’re getting slightly more hyped for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Also, Jordan talks Cup Head, David talks SteamWorld Dig 2, Skylar talks Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, and James...

Duration: 01:17:01


This week we discuss some of the fun stuff that is coming at the end of the year. You could call it the “End of 2017 Hype Train.” Nintendo’s first year of the Switch has been very strong lately, and it is very promising. We also talk about some of the games that aren’t quite as exciting as we’d hope they would have been. But you know, chug-chugga choo-choo boys and girls, we’ve got so much more coming! Show notes: Find us on Discord: —...

Duration: 01:15:45

Episode 69 - The Hunter has Returned in a Dark Time of Need

This week we give our first impressions of Metroid: Samus Returns. This game is so fantastic, so we talked about it for about 45 minutes. We also talk about some things they could have done to improve the game, like the control controversy, and other things. Then, of course, we have to fill up the rest of the episode with something, so we discuss retro-style music. Why is it so dominant in our culture and why do we love it so much? Enjoy this episode of the Virtual Boys Podcast! Show...

Duration: 01:08:27

Episode 68 - Nintendo Direct Highlights - Wait, what’s coming to Switch???

This week we review the September Nintendo Direct. We talk about some of the fun titles that are coming, as well as our thoughts on them. We also ponder whether we’re in the best timeline or not, because 3 Bethesda games on a Nintendo console is bonkers. So much to say in this longer episode of the Virtual Boys Podcast! Show notes:

Duration: 01:24:38

Episode 67 - RABBIDS GALORE (Review), Use Your Words Review, and Switch Memory

So much to talk about this week! First up is our Mario + Rabbids Audio Review, which is about half the episode. We really liked that game, so be sure to listen to why! Then, we have to review Use Your Words, a fun party game for up to 6 people. Finally, the big controversy that is requiring SD cards for some physical releases. Also, memory problems. Let’s go! Show notes: Find us on Discord: — Time Stamps — 0:00:00 - Mario + Rabbids...

Duration: 01:01:51

Episode 66 - Nindies Galore, And the Best Mario Game that Nintendo Didn’t Make

A lot of games were announced in the Nindies Showcase this week, so we had to talk about some of the big titles! Join Skylar, Jordan, and James as they talk about those, as well as other games they’ve been playing recently. Of course, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle came out recently, so we have to talk about this game too! This is a long episode! Show notes:

Duration: 01:28:00

Episode 65 - Nintendo Forsook Us With the SNES Classic Pre-orders

Pre-orders for the SNES Classic really made us mad. So, we figured we’d talk about how they went down and more. Join us for a discussion on how maddening it is that Nintendo can’t supply a good amount of product to their loyal customers, let alone their targeted audience. Show notes: Find us on Discord:

Duration: 01:03:15

Episode 64 - Sonic Speed to the Nintendo 64 Classic Edition

All four of us convene this week to give our audio review of Sonic Mania! We also had to talk about the Nintendo 64 on our 64th episode. So, we talk about what games Nintendo should push to the Nintendo 64 Mini, if/when it comes out. We hope you enjoy this episode, and let us know what you think! Show notes: Find us on Discor [...]

Duration: 01:11:30

Episode 63 - We’re Getting High Scores with amiibo, M’Lady

All three of us convene this week to discuss the problem with the Metroid amiibo, but first we talk about some pressing matters, like our Ironcast audio review! We also spend some time talking about our experiences with arcades and how awesome they are. Then we finish by complaining about how the hardest mode in Metroid: Samus Returns is locked behind the squishy Metroid amiibo. Enjoy! Show notes: Find us on Discord: — Time Stamps...

Duration: 00:59:47

Episode 62 - Overcooked, Ultra Hyperball, and August Games of Note

James, Jordan, and I get together to talk about a few Nindie games we wanted to review. We discuss Overcooked: Special Edition and then Ultra Hyperball. Of course, we answer if you should be getting those games and if they fit in your library. Then, we talk about all of the fun stuff that’s coming out in August for the Nintendo Switch! We also talk about Mayonnaise. Show notes:

Duration: 00:48:06

Episode 61 - Splatoon 2 Audio Review and Symphony of the Goddesses

The four Virtual Boys reunite to give their Splatoon 2 audio review! Join them for an hour of discussion on Splatoon 2, as well as discussion about the Symphony of the Goddesses. They had a fun time with this one because Splatoon 2 is just a fun game! Show notes: (up Monday morning!)

Duration: 01:04:36

Episode 60 - Ice Cream, Nintendo Switch Online, and De Mambo

David and James get together to talk about the Splatfest and generally impressions of Splatoon 2. We recorded before the game’s release, but here’s what we thought. We then talked about the shortcomings of the Nintendo Switch Online app, then discuss the odd, but wonderful De Mambo. Enjoy this episode! Show notes: (up Monday morning!) Find us on Discord: – Time Stamps – 0:00:00 - Splatfest and Splatoon 2 Impressions 0:36:40 - Nintendo...

Duration: 01:04:12

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