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The SwitchCast - A Nintendo Switch Podcast

The SwitchCast is more than a show where we talk about Nintendo Switch news and game reviews. We are a lively community of Nintendo Switch players who organize competitive events, contests, and interviews with some of the coolest names in the industry.So listen in, chat with us on Discord, find us on Facebook, and become part of the Switch revolution!

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide and Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

What do you buy the person who has everything? And by everything, we mean a Nintendo Switch of course! KC and Rin run down their Christmas gift ideas for the various gamer types in your life. Rin also has a review of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch on Nintendo Switch! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:26 – Intro 9:27 – Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Review 44:27 - 2019 Nintendo Switch Holiday Gift Guide MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch and Super Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

1hr 28mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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Pokemon Sword and Shield First Impressions

The adventure. The battling. The controversy. This week we discuss all things Pokemon Sword and Shield, the first mainline Pokemon title for Nintendo Switch! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:25 – Intro 10:25 – Pokemon Sword & Shield First Impressions MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Pokemon Sword and Shield

1hr 18mins

21 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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The Top 10 Switch Games of 2019

JV and KC run down their top picks for the Switch in 2019 before we tally up the listeners' votes for the SwitchCats' Choice Awards! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Blaster Master Zero II and Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

1hr 34mins

24 Jan 2020

Rank #3

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Dauntless, Disney+, and the Pokemon Sword & Shield EX Direct

This is one monster of a podcast, as we team up to slay creatures in the online co-op adventures of Dauntless, and explore the new realms of Galar after recapping this week's Pokemon Sword & Shield direct. SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Dauntless and Pokemon Sword & Shield EX.

1hr 34mins

10 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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Ring Fit Adventure, Hexagroove, and Getting Super Fit

I am KC, and he is JV, and we're going to PUMP [CLAP] YOU UP! We've spent a week doing reps with Ring Fit Adventure, and it's time to if gamified exercise actually works out! And after dropping the weights, we're dropping some dope beats with Hexagroove: Tactical DJ for Nintendo Switch! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:26 – Intro 10:00 – Ring Fit Adventure Review 1:04:23 - Hexagroove: Tactical DJ Review MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Ring Fit Adventure and Hexagroove: Tactical DJ.

1hr 23mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #5

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons First Impressions and News

Pitch your tents and pay your bells, because we're giving you our week one impressions of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Nintendo Switch. We also spend some time to finally catch up on all the Nintendo news. SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tune – Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Sea of Stars.

1hr 19mins

26 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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The Animal Crossing Direct and Community Updates

Sit back and unwindulax with us as we take a step-by-step tour of the entire Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Direct. We're already planning big things for this release! We also spend a little extra time catching up with what we're playing on Nintendo Switch, what's up in the SwitchCast community, and more! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tune – Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

1hr 33mins

21 Feb 2020

Rank #7

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Layton's Mystery Journey, Digimon Cyber Sleuth, and Competitive Play

We've done some real detective work this week in preperation of Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy and Digimon Cyber Sleuth. And in the Switch Focus we go head-to-head with the state of competitive play on Nintendo Switch. SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:26 – Intro 12:10 – Super Neptunia RPG Review 1:04:23 - Hexagroove from JV's View 41:06 - Switch Focus: Video Game Leaks 1:04:55 - News Rundown / Pokemon Center MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros TIMESTAMPS 0:26 – Intro 15:20 – Digimon Cyber Sleuth Review 34:48 - Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy Review 52:59 - Switch Focus: The State of Competitive Play on Switch MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy and Final Fantasy VIII.

1hr 27mins

14 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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Catching Up with Rin's Rants

Rin steps in for JV this week, as we catch up on everything she's been playing on Nintendo Switch since her last appearance on the pod, including My Time in Portia and Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands. We also give her a few minutes to rant about Pokemon Sword & Shield. SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – My Time in Portia and Pokemon Sword and Shield

1hr 17mins

28 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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Super Neptunia RPG and the Great Game Leaks Debate

Psst! This episode is being leaked 30 minutes before its street date, so listen in to our review of Super Neptunia RPG on Nintendo Switch plus our controversial discussion on game leaks BEFORE the rest of the masses find out! We also have a Pokemon Center to catch up on all the latest Pokemon Sword and Shield reveals before the game finally hits! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:26 – Intro 12:10 – Super Neptunia RPG Review 1:04:23 - Hexagroove from JV's View 41:06 - Switch Focus: Video Game Leaks 1:04:55 - News Rundown / Pokemon Center MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Super Neptunia RPG, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, and Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy.

1hr 17mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #10

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Daemon X Machina (GOTY), Northgard, and Switch Light Initial Impressions

Suit up for the most mecha-tastic podcast of the season, as we review the Nintendo Switch exclusive Daemon X Machina. Then we have to bundle up, because Northgard is blowing into town with RTS competition. This week we also saw the release of the Nintendo Switch Lite, and we'll be sharing our initial impressions (as well as yours) in the Switch Focus! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:28 – Intro 11:57 – Northgard Review 36:48 - Daemon X Machina Review 59:16 – Switch Focus: The Nintendo Switch Lite MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Northgard and Daemon X Machina.

1hr 28mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #11

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Untitled Goose Game, Funny Games, and Chonky Pikachu

LOL with us in this week's Nintendo Switch podcast as we review Untitled Goose Game. That leads the way into a talk about what games have actually made us laugh out loud the most. All that, plus all the week's Nintendo Switch news and new releases, including several new Pokemon Sword/Shield reveals. SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:25 – Intro 10:23 – Untitled Goose Game Review 29:46 - Switch Focus: Funny Games 52:27 – News Rundown MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Untitled Goose Game, Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, and Fortnight Chapter 2.

1hr 8mins

17 Oct 2019

Rank #12

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The Witcher 3, League Updates, and Video Game Shows

Hey paizanos! Today we're reviewing The Witcher 3, and going into a discussion of the best (or at least the most nostalgic) TV series that were inspired by games. SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – The Witcher 3, The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, and Wargroove.

1hr 35mins

7 Feb 2020

Rank #13

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Astral Chain, Collector's Editions, and the Month of JV Games

It's time to play the chain game... Astral Chain that is! "The Month of JV Games" kicks off with this sci-fi Platinum Games gem. We then move into the Switch Focus to chat about what we want from a collector's edition, and hit up all the week's Nintendo Switch news, including a preview of the actual gameplay for RingFit Adentures. SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:28 – Intro 9:42 – Astral Chain Review 37:43 – Switch Focus: Collector's Editions 1:08:47 – News Rundown MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Astral Chain, Persona 5, and Wii Fit.

1hr 23mins

19 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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PAX East Recap 1 and 3 Years of Nintendo Switch

KC goes solo this week, but he's come equipped with several developer interviews and recaps for several games played at PAX East, including: A Fold Apart Angry Video Game Nerd 2 Armed & Gelatinous Door Kickers: Action Squad Ginga Force Langrisser I & II Luminous Avenger iX Ministry of Broadcast Panzer Paladin Wonderful 101 It's also the 3rd anniversary of the Nintendo Switch, so we're reading what your journeys with the console have been like in the Community Pulse! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tune – Luminous Avenger iX

1hr 14mins

6 Mar 2020

Rank #15

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Collection of Mana, Companion Apps, and Pokemon Home

Make KC and JV your companions for the next 90 minutes, as we review Collection of Mana and discuss the potential of companion apps for Nintendo Switch games, specifically the newly-announced Pokemon Home. SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Trials of Mana and Pokemon Home

1hr 38mins

31 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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Characters of Color and Dragon Quest XI S

Aggrocrog steps in for JV this week to talk about some of our favorite characters of color from throughout gaming, as well as the need to see more diversity in this great hobby of ours. Aggro also leads us to lands unknown with their review of the JRPG hit, Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age for Nintendo Switch! 0:25 – Intro 17:07 – Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Review 42:03 - Switch Focus: Characters of Color SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros

1hr 27mins

10 Apr 2020

Rank #17

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Killer Queen Black and Educational Games

Feel the sting of knowledge! Because today we're reviewing Killer Queen Black on Nintendo Switch, followed by a deep dive into the world of games that make you brains smartened. All that, and of course the week of Nintendo Switch News, new releases and more! SUPPORT US ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/theswitchcast JOIN OUR NINTENDO SWITCH COMMUNITY Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheSw... Twitter - @TheSwitchCast Discord - https://discord.gg/Ty6bwnt Email - KC@TheSwitchCast.com Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/t... The SwitchCast Friend Code List - http://bit.ly/scfriendcodelist TIMESTAMPS 0:27 – Intro 10:33 – Killer Queen Black Review 37:27 - Switch Focus: Educational Games 1:07:06 – News Rundown MUSIC Special thanks to the HeatleyBros for bringing real Nintendo power to our Nintendo Switch podcast with great chiptunes! "8 Bit Joy" By HeatleyBros Free Music For Your YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/user/HeatleyBros Transitional Tunes – Killer Queen Black, Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day, and Raging Loop.

1hr 24mins

10 Oct 2019

Rank #18