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Nintendo Power Podcast

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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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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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Awesome!

By carlthewinner - Nov 14 2019
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Great Nintendo news from the source. Fun insight. :)

Great podcast! Wish it was more frequent.

By Steve McStevstein - Nov 13 2019
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Great podcast! Wish it was more frequent.

iTunes Ratings

1186 Ratings
Average Ratings
1078
51
27
16
14

Awesome!

By carlthewinner - Nov 14 2019
Read more
Great Nintendo news from the source. Fun insight. :)

Great podcast! Wish it was more frequent.

By Steve McStevstein - Nov 13 2019
Read more
Great podcast! Wish it was more frequent.
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Nintendo Power Podcast

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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.

Rank #1: 003 Celeste Developer Interview / Our Most-Played Nintendo Switch Games

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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 questions)

28:51 - Game Forecast

32:26 - Celeste Developer Interview

53:11 - Signoff

Games discussed have been rated Everyone to Mature by the ESRB.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: Full game required to use DLC (sold separately).

Kirby Star Allies: Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Games, systems and some accessories sold separately.

Detective Pikachu: Game in 2D.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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Feb 28 2018

53mins

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Rank #2: Super Mario Maker 2 and More Big Games for 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 – Big Games for 2019

26:32 – Player’s Pulse

32:10 – Pro’s Picks

37:53 – Warp Zone Quiz

42:05 – Game Forecast

Games discussed have been rated RATING PENDING to MATURE by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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Feb 15 2019

46mins

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Rank #3: Fan-Favorite Games of 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 in a retro style)

08:15 - The "Welcome Back" Category (Remastered/enhanced games)

12:27 - The "Whoa, Neat!" Category (Cool/creative new products)

15:44 - Best Ballgame

17:37 - Most Hype Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Moment

22:28 - Most Challenging Game

27:00 - Most Relaxing Game

29:30 - Best-Looking Game

31:49 - Best Soundtrack

34:08 - Best Narrative

37:45 - Character of the Year

55:21 - Players' Game of the Year

Games discussed have been rated EVERYONE to MATURE by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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Dec 20 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #4: Special E3 2019 Episode: Luigi's Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening and more with Doug Bowser!

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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 PENDING to MATURE by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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Jun 14 2019

57mins

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Rank #5: 006 Special Episode from E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Reggie & More!

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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 – Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Winner

47:54 – Our Favorite Moments from E3 2018

58:32 – Signoff

Games discussed have been rated Rating Pending to Mature by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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Jun 15 2018

59mins

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Rank #6: Nintendo Switch Spring Game Guide 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!

01:13 – Spring Game Guide 2019

39:30 – Player's Pulse

44:37 – Pro's Picks

49:39 – Warp Zone Quiz

Games discussed have been rated RATING PENDING to MATURE by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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Apr 01 2019

53mins

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Rank #7: 004 Interview Special - Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes + Mark of the Ninja Remastered

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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 World Championships.

00:00 - Introduction

01:04 - Nintendo tournaments with Bill Trinen

04:30 - Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes with Suda51

21:50 - Mark of the Ninja Remastered with Corey Rollins

47:13 - Signoff

Games discussed have been rated Rating Pending to Mature by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. US and CA residents only; 13+; access to Nintendo Switch system, Splatoon 2, and high-speed internet required. To participate, register by 4/21/18 at 9:00AM PT; visit https://battlefy.com/splatoon2, provide requested information and agree to Official Rules. Team captain must also register team. Qualifiers (single elimination, Turf War) will be held on 4/21/18 at 11 a.m. PT; top 8 teams (verified by Nintendo) will be eligible to advance to finals (double elimination, Ranked Battle) on 4/28/18 at 8:00AM PT. Each member of the first, second and third place teams will receive a prize. 1st Place Prize (to receive prize, at least 4 team members must agree to participate in Splatoon 2 World Championship 2018): Trip to participate in Splatoon 2 World Championship 2018 and attend E3, plus one (1) download code for Splatoon 2 DLC Octo Expansion (full game required to use DLC; sold separately) and (1) Pearl & Marina amiibo 2-pack (ARV $2,069). 2nd Place Prize: one (1) download code for Splatoon 2 DLC Octo Expansion (full game required to use DLC; sold separately) and Pearl & Marina amiibo 2-pack (ARV $45); 3rd Place Prize: one (1) Pearl & Marina amiibo 2-pack (ARV $25). Skill of participating players determines the winner(s). Details and restrictions apply; visit https://e3.nintendo.com/splatoon-2-inkling-open/rules for full rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.

Mar 30 2018

47mins

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Rank #8: Super Mario Maker 2 Reveals + Resident Evil blowout!

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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 favorite Capcom classics, takes the Warp Zone quiz and discusses cool upcoming games!

00:53 - Super Mario Maker 2

37:50 - Pro’s Picks

45:01 - Player’s Pulse

58:42 - Warp Zone Quiz

1:03:52 - Game Forecast

Games discussed have been rated EVERYONE to MATURE by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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May 17 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #9: 008 Fighting Game Blowout, feat. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

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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 Everyone to Teen by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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Aug 30 2018

59mins

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Rank #10: 005 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze + Our Favorite Donkey Kong Games

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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 Zone

09:49 – Player’s Pulse

22:35 – Game Forecast

24:21 – Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Discussion

38:00 – Signoff

Games discussed have been rated Everyone to Teen by the ESRB.

If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com.

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Apr 30 2018

38mins

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