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IGN editors discuss all things Nintendo. Now you're playing with power!

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IGN editors discuss all things Nintendo. Now you're playing with power!

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Love it!!

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This is my favorite podcast because of how funny the NVC crew is! Thanks for all the great episodes

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Best IGN podcast, best podcast.

iTunes Ratings

2925 Ratings
Average Ratings
2433
239
101
53
99

Love it!!

By CL-Bot - May 19 2020
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This is my favorite podcast because of how funny the NVC crew is! Thanks for all the great episodes

Great

By L00NY_LEX - Apr 30 2020
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Best IGN podcast, best podcast.
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Nintendo Voice Chat

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IGN editors discuss all things Nintendo. Now you're playing with power!

Rank #1: Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo Switchcraft with John Davison

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John Davison from Glixel, a new site focused on game culture from Rolling Stone, joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano to talk about the Nintendo Switch. Tune in, and listen as the crew shares their thoughts about the few things we've learned since Nintendo lifted the covers off its new gaming hardware.

Oct 28 2016

1hr 30mins

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Rank #2: Nintendo Voice Chat: How NX and Mobile Will Impact Nintendo's Future

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IGN's Nintendo show returns! Join Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider, as the regular crew shares their impressions of Yo-Kai Watch, Chibi Robo: Zip Lash!, and more. Then, after the break, the crew talks about Nintendo Account, My Nintendo, and Miiitomo, and how Nintendo needs to re-evaluate how the company facilitates communication. 

Nov 07 2015

1hr 3mins

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Rank #3: Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo in the Wii U Era and the SNES Classic Recap

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IGN's Nintendo Show is late this week, but it's still full of great conversations. Join us this week as we look back at Nintendo's actions in the Wii U era and we resurrect the SNES Classic list and give it an update. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider for another fun-filled episode.

Oct 17 2016

1hr 16mins

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Rank #4: Pokemon Reviews and the Mega-Sized Community Question Block

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IGN's Nintendo show leads off with a pair of reviews for Pokemon Sun/Moon and Super Mario Maker 3DS. After the break, we dive into a mega-sized Question Block with queries from our community.

Dec 03 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #5: Nintendo Voice Chat: Switch Predictions, Nintendo 2016 Review

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IGN's Nintendo show has a brand new set in 2017! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Zach Ryan, and Brian Altano for a review discussion of Nintendo in 2016. Then, stick around for our final Switch predictions game!

Jan 06 2017

1hr 4mins

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Rank #6: Nintendo Voice Chat: The Metroid Episode

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It's been 4 years, 1 month, 2 days since Metroid: Other M's release in North America, and while the galaxy may be at peace, the Nintendo Voice Chat podcast isn't done hoping for a new entry in the series. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider for a special epsiode where we deep dive into the Metroid games.

Oct 03 2014

1hr 37mins

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Rank #7: Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 2017 Predictions

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On this very special episode of Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN's Nintendo-focused talk show and podcast, Peer, Brian, Miranda, and Sam (filling in for Jose) discuss what we expect to see from Nintendo at E3 2017. We've devised a game -- a game you can play along with! Go here for more details.

Jun 08 2017

1hr

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Rank #8: Nintendo Switch Online, Future of Virtual Console, Alleged E3 Leaks, and more! - NVC Ep. 407

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This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on Nintendo Switch Online and what it could mean for the future of Virtual Console!

May 11 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #9: Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 363: Splatoon 2 and Zelda: Master Trials

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The IGN NVC Nintendo crew talks about all the big news from the Splatoon 2 Direct, the latest game releases, and Zelda: Master Trials.

Jul 07 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #10: Nintendo Switch Sells Big, Salt & Sanctuary, Sleep Tight Dev Interview, & Much More! - NVC Ep 418

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This week, the NVC tackles the latest Switch releases, Nintendo's big NPD numbers, NES becomes the best selling console in June, a special interview the developers of Sleep Tight, and much more! 

Aug 03 2018

58mins

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Rank #11: Nintendo Switch Announcement Reactions: What Squid We Think?

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Jan 17 2017

43mins

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Rank #12: Nintendo Labo Impressions, Pokemon, New Hardware Rumors, Sega AGES on Switch, and more! - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep 404

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Weeelcooome to episode 404 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the NVC crew finally gets their hands on Nintendo Labo!

Apr 20 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #13: Big E3 Leaks Ahead of Nintendo Direct, Fortnite for Switch, Paladins Announced, & more! - NVC Ep. 411

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This week, the NVC crew discusses all the big E3 leaks ahead of the big show, the recent Paladins announcement for Switch, a new game from the Director of Mother 3, the possibility of Gamecube controllers making a comeback, Mario Tennis Aces Tournament demo impressions, and much more!

Jun 08 2018

1hr

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Rank #14: We Spent a Few Days with Switch and Zelda

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This week on Nintendo Voice Chat, the crew shares their thoughts on Virtual Console games missing the Switch launch. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, AAlanah Pearce, and Brendan Graeber as talk about the Switch hardware in great detail before they spend 10 minutes in a spoiler-free discussion about Zelda, along with another segment of the Question Block. 

Feb 25 2017

1hr 7mins

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Rank #15: Nintendo Voice Chat: Hands-On with Nintendo Switch

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IGN's Nintendo show returns! Join host Jose Otero, Alanah Pearce, Zach Ryan, and CJ Gibson, as the crew talks about their hands-on experience with the Nintendo Switch, what Nintendo did got right and wrong, and the expensive ecosystem surrounding Nintendo's new platform.

Jan 21 2017

55mins

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Rank #16: Our Reaction to Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct - NVC Ep 419

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Zach, Brian, Casey, Brendan and Brandin talk Smash Brothers, Dead Cells, the return of the Question block and much more!

Aug 10 2018

1hr

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Rank #17: New Smash Bros Ultimate Details, Capcom on Bringing More Cloud Games to Switch, Wolfenstein 2, and more! - NVC Ep. 413

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This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on Sakurai's new Famitsu interview where he discusses new details about Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Capcom on bringing more cloud-based games to Switch, the Mario + Rabbids DLC, Fortnite on Switch, and more!

Jun 29 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #18: Nintendo Direct E3 2018 Review, Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Tennis Aces, Octo Expansion - NVC Ep. 412

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This week, the NVC crew reviews Nintendo's E3 2018 Direct, talks Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mario Tennis Aces, Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion, and much more!

Jun 22 2018

56mins

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Rank #19: NVC: We Guess the NX's Real Name and Discuss the Best and Worst Nintendo Game Knockoffs

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The Nintendo NX is a codename, so what will be its final name? We share our best guesses! Also: When other companies try to do Metroid, Mario, and Zelda, it can be pretty cool. Or a total mess! We discuss.

Sep 23 2016

49mins

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Pikmin 3 Deluxe and Our Nintendo Backlogs - NVC 520

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Brian Altano, Seth Macy, and Logan Plant to talk about Nintendo's announcement of Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Switch. The panel discusses the port's features, how the original Pikmin 3 was pulled from the Wii U eShop, and more. Then, the crew shares their Nintendo backlogs they want to get through over the next few months, and listens to some Yap responses about your own Nintendo backlogs. Plus, hear about Brian's experience building the Lego NES, the surprise Super Smash Bros. update, and more.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:23 Pikmin 3 Deluxe is coming to Switch
  • 00:17:14 Our Nintendo backlogs
  • 00:34:30 Cool Nintendo stuff!
  • 00:48:03 News time!
  • 00:57:45 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Skully - 8/4, $30
  • Swimsanity! - 8/6, $25
  • Aery - Broken Memories - 8/6, $15

Aug 06 2020

1hr

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Nintendo Release Gaps and the Nintendo Gigaleak - NVC 519

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider, Brain Altano, and Zach Ryan to talk about the last week of Nintendo. First up, the crew talks about Nintendo franchises we haven't seen in a while. Did you know it's been 16 years since the last F-Zero game? Then, the panel discusses the huge Nintendo Gigaleak that has revealed a ton of new information about old Nintendo games. Plus, hear about Persona 5 Scramble finally getting confirmed for the west and Animal Crossing's save backup services. Finally, we wrap up with one of your listener questions on Question Block.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:19 Nintendo franchise release gaps
  • 00:19:28 The Nintendo Gigaleak
  • 00:35:50 Audience Yaps
  • 00:44:22 More news!
  • 00:48:30 What we're playing
  • 01:00:00 Question Block

Games out this week:

  • Sagrada, $14.99, Out now
  • They Breathe, $3.99, Out now
  • Heroes of Hammerwatch: Ultimate Edition, $19.99, Out now
  • Kingdom Rush, $9.99, Out now
  • Nowhere Prophet, $24.99, Out now

What we're playing:

  • Peer: Paper Mario, Carrion, Crysis
  • Brian: Carrion, Panzer Paladin
  • Zach: Paper Mario, Carrion, EarthBound

Jul 30 2020

1hr 3mins

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Our Reactions to the Nintendo Direct Mini Partner Showcase - NVC 518

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Welcome to a surprise episode of Nintendo Voice Chat! We thought we were taking this week off-- but apparently Nintendo had other plans. Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider, Tom Marks, and Janet Garcia to react to the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase from earlier this week. Plus, hear about the best-selling games of the year so far, another Splatfest announcement, and more. Finally, it's your listener questions answered on the Question Block.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:03:30 Mini Nintendo Direct impressions
  • 00:16:56 The top-downloaded games in Japan
  • 00:24:35 News time!
  • 00:40:30 Games out this week
  • 00:46:10 What we're playing
  • 01:03:05 Question Block!

Jul 23 2020

1hr 12mins

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The Most Disappointing Nintendo Announcements - NVC 517

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider, Sam Claiborn, and Seth Macy to discuss their picks for the most disappointing Nintendo announcement. Then, the crew listens and reacts to some of your most disappointing moments that you submitted to the show! Plus, hear discussions on WayForward’s Switch announcement, the Lego NES set, and more. Finally, it’s your listener questions answered on another round of Question Block. 

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:00:40 WayForward’s new Switch game, and our biggest Nintendo disappointments
  • 00:18:30 Your biggest Nintendo disappointments!
  • 00:29:29 News!
  • 00:44:20 Games out this week
  • 00:47:50 What we’re playing
  • 00:58:04 Question Block!

What we’re playing:

  • Casey: Clubhouse Games
  • Peer: CrossCode
  • Sam: Ghost of Tsushima
  • Seth: Donkey Kong Country, Super Mario World

Jul 16 2020

1hr 5mins

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The Best Summer Nintendo Games and Paper Mario Impressions - NVC 516

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! On this episode, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Zach Ryan, Tom Marks, and Seth Macy to talk about the last week of Nintendo. First up, the panel discusses their favorite Nintendo games that remind them of summer. Then, it's a deep-dive into Zach's impressions of Paper Mario: The Origami King. Stick around to hear about The World Ends with You anime, Breath of the Wild 2, and the new Switch Online games for July. Finally, the panel tackles your listener questions on Question Block.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:19 The Best Summer Games on Switch
  • 00:13:20 Paper Mario: The Origami King discussion
  • 00:23:51 News time!
  • 00:34:37 Games out this week
  • 00:46:00 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Superliminal - 7/7, $20
  • Catherine: Full Body - 7/7, $50
  • CrossCode - 7/9, $20
  • Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 - 7/10, $15
  • Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise - 7/10, $50

Jul 09 2020

1hr 1min

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Min Min Impressions and Ranking the Smash DLC Characters - NVC 515

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Brian Altano, Zach Ryan, and special guest PlayerEssence to talk about a ton of Smash! The crew kicks off with their impressions of Min Min, the latest character to join the fight, and then the panel ranks all of the DLC characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Then, stick around to hear discussions on Nintendo's formal apology regarding Joy-Con drift, the delayed opening of Super Nintendo World in Japan, and more. Finally, hear your listener questions answered on another round of Question Block. 

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:02:02 Min Min impressions and ranking the Smash DLC
  • 00:26:56 Nintendo apologizes for Joy-Con drift
  • 00:34:01 More news!
  • 00:44:26 Games out this week
  • 00:49:08 What we're playing
  • 01:01:32 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Yes, Your Grace - 6/26 $20
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III - 6/30, $60
  • Biped - 7/2, $15

What we're playing:

  • OJ: Smash, Xenoblade
  • Brian: Clubhouse Games
  • Zach:  Mr. Driller Drill Land!

Jul 02 2020

1hr 10mins

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Min Min Joins Smash, and Nintendo Reportedly Steps Away From Mobile - NVC 514

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider, Brain Altano, and Tom Marks to talk about all of the Nintendo news from the last week. First, the crew shares their thoughts on Min Min from Arms joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Then, hear discussions about Nintendo stepping away from mobile games, the surprising announcement of Pokemon Unite, Apex Legends coming to Switch, and more. Finally, hear your listener questions answered on another round of Question Block.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:00:26 A message from Peer
  • 00:03:30 Min Min joins Smash!
  • 00:15:20 Nintendo is reportedly stepping away from mobile games
  • 00:29:30 Pokemon Unite's surprising reveal
  • 00:35:38 More news!
  • 00:38:30 Games out this week
  • 00:48:15 What we're playing
  • 00:59:05 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated
  • Ninjala
  • Blair Witch
  • Star Wars Episode I: Racer
  • Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia
  • Ruiner

What we're playing:

  • Casey: Pokemon Cafe Mix
  • Peer: Summer in Mara, Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
  • Brian: Jump Rope Challenge, Goblin Sword
  • Tom: Pokemon Cafe Mix

Jun 25 2020

1hr 8mins

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New Pokemon Snap Reactions and More Paper Mario Details - NVC 513

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey and the rest of the panel have a ton of Pokemon news to break down, including the reveal of New Pokemon Snap, a new mobile game about brushing your teeth, and more. Plus, Nintendo dropped an info-packed trailer for Paper Mario: The Origami King, and the NVC crew has some thoughts about all of the new details. Then, stick around to hear about Nintendo's new jump rope game, the Kingdom Hearts rhythm game, and more. Finally, hear your questions answered on another round of Question Block.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:26 Everything from the Pokemon presentation
  • 00:25:08 New details on Paper Mario: The Origami King
  • 00:31:10 More news!
  • 00:39:24 Games out this week
  • 00:42:28 What we're playing
  • 00:48:30 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Invisible Inc. - 6/15, $20
  • Ruiner - 6/18, $20
  • Namco Museum Archives Vol 1 & 2 - 6/18, $20 each
  • Burnout Paradise Remastered - 6/19, $50
  • Railway Empire - 6/19, $40
  • Jump Rope Challenge - 6/15, Free
  • Summer in Mara - 6/16, $25
  • Colt Canyon - 6/16, $15
  • Best Friend Forever - 6/18

What we're playing:

  • Casey - Pokemon DLC
  • Tom: Persona 5 Royal
  • Joshua - Pokemon DLC
  • Logan - Clubhouse Games, Mario Kart 8

Summer of Gaming Switch Games!

  • And lots more!!!

Jun 18 2020

1hr 1min

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Our Favorite Nintendo E3 Booths, and the Best Deals on the eShop - NVC 512

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Since there's no E3 happening this year, the NVC crew is here to take a trip down memory lane to discuss Nintendo's E3 booths from the last decade. Then, hear the best picks from the huge Switch eShop sale that's happening now. Plus, stick around to hear about more Nintendo accounts getting hacked, Zach's updated thoughts on Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and more. Finally, it's your questions answered on another round of Question Block.

Timecodes!

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:42 Nintendo's best E3 booth from the last decade
  • 00:15:00 The summer eShop sale!
  • 00:24:44 More news
  • 00:30:35 Games out this week
  • 00:34:10 What we're playing
  • 00:48:35 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Knight Squad, out now, $14.99
  • Ancestors Legacy, 6/11, $39.99
  • Project Warlock, 6/11, $14.99
  • House Flipper, 6/12, $24.99

What we're playing:

  • Casey: DDR
  • Peer: Xenoblade Chronicles, Clubhouse Games, Bioshock
  • Zach: Xenoblade Chronicles
  • Tom: Persona 5 Royal

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Jun 11 2020

1hr 3mins

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Pokemon DLC News and Xenoblade Chronicles Impressions - NVC 511

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, the NVC crew is joined by O'Dell Harmon Jr. to discuss the last week of Nintendo news. First, the panel reads Nintendo's response to recent events in the United States, and shares a few words of their own. 

Then, the panel dives into everything shown in the recent Pokemon expansion pass trailer, including the newly-revealed Galarian Slowbro. Plus, hear about the new release date for the Crystal Chronicles remake, Animal Crossing's wedding season, what the panel thinks about Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and more. Finally, it's your listener questions answered on another round of Question Block.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:34 Nintendo and IGN's comments on recent events
  • 00:07:12 Pokemon expansion news
  • 00:24:45 More news! 
  • 00:30:20 Games out this week
  • 00:38:10 Games we're playing, including Xenoblade!
  • 00:49:49 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics - 6/5, $40
  • The Outer Worlds - 6/5, $60

What we're playing:

  • Casey: DDR
  • Peer: Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, The Outer Worlds
  • Zach: Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition
  • O'Dell: Pokemon, Final Fantasy VII Remake

Jun 04 2020

1hr 4mins

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Looking Back on Five Years of Splatoon - NVC 510

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Brian Altano, Seth Macy, and Brendan Graeber to talk about the fifth anniversary of the Splatoon franchise. The crew shares their favorite parts about Nintendo's ink-splattering franchise, and looks ahead to what the series could do next. Then, stick around for conversations about Minecraft Dungeons and Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Plus, hear about all of the 2K games launching on Switch this week, and more. Finally, we'll wrap things up with another round of Question Block!

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:15 Splatoon's 5th anniversary discussion
  • 00:16:47 News: BlizzCon cancelled, Dead Cells update, and more
  • 00:25:45 Games out this week
  • 00:41:53 What we're playing
  • 00:47:00 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Minecraft Dungeons - 5/26, $20
  • Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - 5/29, $60
  • XCOM 2 Collection - 5/29, $50
  • BioShock: The Collection - 5/29, $50
  • Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition - 5/29, $30
  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection - 5/29, $40
  • Borderlands Legendary Collection - 5/29. $50
  • Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling - 5/28, $25
  • Shantae and the Seven Sirens - 5/28, $30
  • Atomicrops - 5/28, $15
  • Turmoil - 5/28, $15

Games we're playing:

  • Brian: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Seth: Minecraft Dungeons
  • Brendan: Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Maneater

May 28 2020

53mins

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New Xenoblade Chronicles and Clubhouse Games Info - NVC 509

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, the NVC crew is here to discuss new information for two upcoming Switch games. Hear new details about Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and the panel's thoughts on the latest trailer for Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics. Before all of that, hear a discussion about if limited time events in games are fun or stressful. Finally, hear another round of your listener questions on Question Block.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:00 Are limited time events in games fun or stressful?
  • 00:16:00 More info on Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition
  • 00:21:20 More news: Clubhouse Games, and more!
  • 00:30:50 Games out this week
  • 00:42:34 What we're playing
  • 00:49:52 Question Block!

Games out this week

  • Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix - 5/15, $39
  • The Wonderful 101 Remastered - 5/19, $40
  • Golf With Your Friends - 5/19, $20
  • What the Golf? - 5/21, $20
  • realMyst: Masterpiece Edition - 5/21, $20
  • Monster Prom: XXL - 5/21, $16

What we're playing:

  • Casey: DDR
  • Peer: Travel Mosaics 3, Golf With Your Friends
  • Zach: Indivisible
  • Tom: Golf With Your Friends

May 21 2020

58mins

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Why a New Paper Mario is so (Cautiously) Exciting – NVC Special

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The NVC crew assembles for a short, standalone episode to discuss the surprise announcement of Paper Mario: The Origami King.

May 15 2020

24mins

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Joy-Con Drift Is Still a Huge Issue - NVC 508

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Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Tom Marks, Seth Macy, and Janet Garcia to discuss the last week of Nintendo news. First, the crew discusses Joy-Con drift, and why it's still a huge problem three years after the Switch's launch. Then, hear the panel's thoughts on Retro's cancelled Mario and Zelda spinoffs, the new Harvest Moon game recently announced for Switch, and more. Finally, it's your listener questions answered on another installment of Question Block.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:24 Joy-Con drift is still a huge problem
  • 00:23:07 Retro's cancelled Nintendo spinoffs
  • 00:28:06 More news!
  • 00:33:14 Games out this week
  • 00:38:06 What we're playing
  • 00:48:57 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Jet Lancer - 5/12, $15
  • Huntdown - 5/12, $20
  • Super Mega Baseball 3 - 5/13, $45
  • Ion Fury - 5/14, $25
  • Dungeon of the Endless - 5/15, $16

What we're playing:

  • Tom: Jet Lancer, The Wonderful 101
  • Seth: Picross S4
  • Janet: Animal Crossing, Ring Fit Adventure, Picross S3, Bioshock

May 14 2020

1hr 4mins

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EA Plans to Bring More Games to Switch - NVC 507

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, the NVC crew discusses EA's plan to release more games on the Nintendo Switch. Plus, hear about a recent fan-made Animal Crossing Direct, Nintendo reportedly postponing its June Direct, EVO's cancellation, and more. Then, after hearing what the panel has been playing this week, stick around to hear your questions answered on another installment of Question Block.

Timecodes: 

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:00:40 More EA games coming to Switch
  • 00:14:04 The fan-made Animal Crossing Direct
  • 00:19:40 Nintendo is reportedly delaying its June Direct
  • 00:30:30 Games out this week
  • 00:33:50 What we're playing
  • 00:46:40 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Lonely Mountains: Downhill - 5/7, $20
  • Void Bastards - 5/7, $30
  • SuperMash - 5/8, $20

What we're playing:

  • Peer: Picross S4, Cooking Mama: Cookstar, Good Job
  • Brian: Moving Out, Streets of Rage 4
  • Tom: Animal Crossing

May 07 2020

1hr 3mins

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Time Crimes: Nintendo Is Cracking Down on Animal Crossing Exploits - NVC 506

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Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! First up this week, around 160,000 Nintendo Network IDs have been hacked, and Nintendo is asking users to update their passwords and enable two-step authentication on their accounts. Hear this week's panel react to that, as well as the possibility of a dual screen Nintendo Switch. Plus, Nintendo has slashed the Animal Crossing bank's interest rate, and the NVC panel is here to discuss how Nintendo is dealing with potential New Horizons exploits. Finally, we'll wrap up with another round of Question Block.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:00:55 160,000 Nintendo Network IDs have been hacked
  • 00:06:08 A rumor about a new Switch model… with two screens?
  • 00:12:42 Nintendo is adjusting the Animal Crossing economy
  • 00:18:54 Our rapid-fire Majora's Mask memories
  • 00:24:39 Games out this week
  • 00:37:07 What we're playing
  • 00:42:00 Question Block

Games out this week:

  • Moving Out - 4/28, $25
  • Indivisible - 4/28, $30
  • Telling Lies - 4/28, $20
  • Streets of Rage 4 - 4/30, $25
  • Book of Demons - 4/30, $25
  • Levelhead - 4/30, $20
  • Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia Demo - 4/30

What we're playing:

  • Casey: Good Job
  • Seth: Picross S4, Tales of Vesperia, Trials of Mana
  • Zach: Indivisible, Streets of Rage 4, Animal Crossing
  • Logan: Super Mario Maker 2, Animal Crossing

Apr 30 2020

53mins

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The Best JRPGs on Nintendo Switch - NVC 505

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, our friend Stealth (@Stealth40k on Twitter) joins the NVC crew to discuss the best JRPGs on the Nintendo Switch. Before that discussion, hear about new updates for two of Nintendo's biggest Switch titles. Super Mario Maker 2 just got its final major content update, which includes a World Map mode, new items, enemies, and more. Plus, hear about the latest Animal Crossing: New Horizons update, which adds Nature Day, new merchants, and a new wing in the museum. Finally, we'll wrap up with another round of Question Block!

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome, Stealth!
  • 00:00:34 Mario Maker 2's big, new update
  • 00:06:43 The Animal Crossing Spring update
  • 00:18:27 The best JRPGs on Nintendo Switch
  • 00:31:25 Games out this week
  • 00:38:32 What we're playing
  • 00:39:56 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Trials of Mana - 4/24, $50
  • ITTA - 4/22, $15
  • Picross S4 - 4/23, $10
  • Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition - 4/23, $20
  • Broken Lines - 4/23, $25

What we're playing:

  • Casey: Nontendo!
  • Zach: Animal Crossing
  • Tom: Animal Crossing
  • Stealth: Animal Crossing

Apr 23 2020

48mins

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The New Nintendo Switch Update Is Great for Accessibility - NVC 504

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Casey DeFreitas is back, and she's joined by Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Seth Macy to talk about how the latest Nintendo Switch update adds some great accessibility features. Then, in the news, hear about IGN's review of Cooking Mama: Cookstar, which Nintendo character won IGN's face-off to determine the best video game character of all time, and more. Plus, another round of show and tell, what we've been playing, and another round of Question Block.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:00 Nintendo Switch's new update
  • 00:08:54 News time!
  • 00:27:47 Show and tell
  • 00:36:22 Games out this week
  • 00:36:58 What we're playing
  • 00:46:44 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Double Dragon Ⅱ: The Revenge, 4/16, $4.99
  • Theme Park Simulator, 4/17, $14.99

What we're playing:

  • Casey: Slay the Spire
  • Peer: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Brian: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Seth: Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

Apr 16 2020

49mins

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What the Heck Is Going on With Cooking Mama? - NVC 503

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This time, Tom Marks is joined by Zach Ryan, Brian Altano, and Seth Macy to talk about the Nintendo news of the week. First up, the panel discusses the crazy news cycle surrounding Cooking Mama: Cookstar, including its appearance and disappearance from the Nintendo Switch eShop, early reports of bitcoin mining within the game, and a whole lot more.

Then, they move on to talk about Nintendo reducing the number of eggs you'll find in Animal Crossing: New Horizons and news about LEGO Mario's release date and pricing. After hearing about the panel's recommendations from the eShop Spring Sale, stick around to hear your questions answered on another round of Question Block.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome to the great Cooking Mama conspiracy!
  • 00:13:35 More news! Bunny Day and Lego Super Mario
  • 00:32:12 Our favorite eShop deals
  • 00:36:15 Show and Tell!
  • 00:42:14 Games out this week
  • 00:45:44 What we're playing
  • 00:57:24 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories - 4/7, $60
  • Galaxy of Pen & Paper +1 Edition - 4/8, $12.49
  • Tharsis - 4/11, $12

What we're playing:

  • Tom: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Brian: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Zach: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Seth: Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Final Fantasy IX

Apr 09 2020

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Mega Mario News, Even More Animal Crossing, and Dogs! - NVC 502

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Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Some huge Mario rumors came out this week, with multiple reports that Nintendo is planning to release most of Mario's 3D catalog, as well as a new Paper Mario game. Tune in to hear the NVC crew's thoughts on Nintendo's potential 2020 news. Then, The Outer Worlds and Minecraft Dungeons both got release dates on Switch, and the panel has some thoughts on what might happen with upcoming game releases during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

After a round of at-home show-and-tell, the panel talks about their continuing experiences with Animal Crossing: New Horizons, including their first impressions of Bunny Day. Finally, hear your listener questions answered on Question Block. Plus, dogs!

Timecodes!

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:00:53 Let's talk about those crazy Mario rumors
  • 00:15:53 A couple of new release dates!
  • 00:25:46 Show and tell!
  • 00:33:52 How is your Animal Crossing island?
  • 00:47:30 What we've been playing
  • 00:54:38 Question Block!
  • 01:05:23 Wrap up!

What we're playing:

  • Zach: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Brian: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Seth: Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Bravely Default II Demo
  • Peer: Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Good Job, In Other Waters

Apr 02 2020

1hr 6mins

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