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67 minutes | 5 days ago
Judging Nintendo's Game Awards Nominees - NVC 535
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, join Janet Garcia, Peer Schneider, Brendan Graeber, and Seth Macy as they evaluate the main Nintendo Switch nominees for the 2020 Game Awards. Plus, impressions on the recently released Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch, as well as our predictions for what wacky Nintendo product we could see next. Stick around to hear about the seasonal Animal Crossing update, Picross S5, and more. Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! Quick Age of Calamity discussion 00:05:00 Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch Discussion 00:26:25 Nintendo at the Game Awards 00:42:50 More news 00:50:33 What we're playing 00:57:42 Question Block!
66 minutes | 12 days ago
How Will Nintendo Switch Hold Up Against PS5 and Xbox Series X? - NVC 534
Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X launched this week, and the NVC panel is here to discuss the battle ahead in the ninth console generation. Join Peer Schneider, Zach Ryan, Seth Macy, and special guest Alanah Pearce, as they discuss Nintendo's strategy for hardware, third-party support, and more. Plus, the crew goes over some of the best Switch Black Friday deals, and answers your listener queries on the Question Block. Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:01:45 Nintendo Switch VS Next-Gen 00:37:07 The best Switch Black Friday deals 00:45:02 More news 00:48:52 What we're playing 00:51:00 Games out this week 00:57:25 Question Block! Games out this week Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin - $39.99 Fuser - $59.99 Just Dance 2021 - $49.99 Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory - $59.99 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered - $39.99
65 minutes | 19 days ago
When Is Metroid Prime 4 Coming Out? - NVC 533
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Metroid Prime 4 was announced almost three and a half years ago, and there's still no launch window in sight for the long-awaited sequel. This week, join Zach Ryan, Tom Marks, Janet Garcia, and Seth Macy as they recount Metroid Prime 4's history to this point, and give their best guesses for when the game will actually release. Plus, reactions to Nintendo's latest sales numbers, an update to IGN's Top 25 Switch Games list, and more! Casey DeFreitas is on temporary leave from IGN, recovering from an injury she's been dealing with this year. We wish her the very best in her recovery, and look forward to her return! You can read her full statement on Twitter. Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:01:35 An update from Casey 00:03:30 Metroid Prime 4 discussion 00:30:27 Nintendo's latest sales numbers 00:33:15 More news 00:49:35 What we're playing 00:57:19 Question Block!
72 minutes | a month ago
Pikmin 3 Deluxe Review Discussion and Majora's Mask's Anniversary - NVC 532
Pikmin 3 Deluxe, the final Partner Showcase Direct, and Majora's Mask are the highlights of this week's Nintendo Voice Chat. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Tom Marks, and special guest O'Dell Harmon Jr. for this week's ride through the world of Nintendo. First, it's Majora's Mask's 20th anniversary, and the panel shares their favorite moments from this spooky Zelda adventure. Speaking of spooky, we discuss the first time a video game ever truly scared us. Plus, a discussion of IGN's Pikmin 3 Deluxe Review, and a look at No More Heroes, Age of Calamity, and more from the latest Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase. Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia Giveaway: One winner will receive a Nintendo Switch System, a Bakugan Switch skin, and a digital code for Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia. 10 other winners will receive Bakugan skins. This is only open to United States residents, sorry! Subscribe to Nintendo Voice Chat on YouTube and then email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia Nintendo Switch Sweepstakes to enter. You have until Nov 4 at 12am PT to send us that email! Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:02:17 Majora's Mask retrospective 00:11:48 The first video game that scared us 00:29:48 Pikmin 3 Deluxe review discussion 00:39:36 Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase 01:00:53 Games out this week 01:03:05 What we're playing Games out this week: Carto - 10/27, $20 Dungreed - 10/27, $15 Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty - 10/27, $30 Pikmin 3 Deluxe - 10/30, $60 Pixel Puzzle Makeout League - 10/30, $15
58 minutes | a month ago
Dissecting Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, Steve in Smash, and More! - NVC 530
This week on Nintendo Voice Chat, we're talking all things Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit! Casey DeFreitas is out this week, but we still have a great episode for you to enjoy. Join Janet Garcia, Tom Marks, Brendan Graeber, and Mitchell Saltzman as they discuss the Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit review, Nintendo's decision to reduce the price of a single Joy-Con controller, and first impressions of Minecraft Steve in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Plus, we answer your questions on another round of Question Block. Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:01:50 Single Joy-Con price drop in Japan 00:09:50 Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit discussion 00:32:31 Impressions of Minecraft Steve in Smash 00:47:14 Games out this week 00:47:57 What we're playing 00:53:20 Question Block! Games out this week: Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit - 10/16, $99.99 Overwatch Game Trial - 10/13-10/20, Free for NSO members Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?! - 10/14, $19.99 Shantae: Risk’s Revenge Director’s Cut - 10/15, $9.99 Roki - 10/15, $19.99 Alpaca Ball: Allstars - 10/15, $19.99 The Jackbox Party Pack 7 - 10/15, $29.99
60 minutes | 2 months ago
Minecraft Steve Breaks Into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - NVC 528
Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Nintendo made a huge splash this week, announcing Steve from Minecraft as the next DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Join Casey DeFreitas, Brendan Graeber, Janet Garcia, and Colin Stevens as they react to the news. Plus, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and Monster Hunter Rise each got hefty gameplay showcases at TGS last weekend, and the panel breaks down all the new details. Stick around for more news on the Pokemon Sword and Shield DLC, first impressions of Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, and much more. Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:01:04 Minecraft comes to Smash Bros. 00:10:51 TGS: Hyrule Warriors and Monster Hunter Rise 00:19:35 Pokemon DLC news 00:30:00 Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit impressions 00:43:16 Your responses to Nintendo's hypothetical E3 00:53:00 Games out this week Games out this week: Joker and Hero amiibo come out Friday! Alwa’s Legacy - 9/29, $18 Rogue Company - 9/30, F2P Ys Origin - 10/1, $20 Super Mario Bros. 35 - 10/1, Free for Nintendo Switch Online members Warsaw - 10/1, $20
70 minutes | 2 months ago
Monster Hunter Rise, the Nintendo Direct Mini, and Remembering the 3DS - NVC 527
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Just hours after last week's episode was recorded, Nintendo dropped a ton of news in the latest Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase. Hear Casey's reactions to Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2, plus discussion on all the other big announcements from the Direct, including why we're loving Hades on Switch. Then, Nintendo ended production on the 3DS, so to honor the end of Nintendo's beloved handheld, the panel picks their top three 3DS games. This episode was recorded before Nintendo dropped Kirby Fighters 2 on the Switch eShop. Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:01:20 Monster Hunter and the Nintendo Direct Mini 00:24:30 Remembering the 3DS 00:38:30 More news! 00:53:47 Games out this week 00:57:05 What we're playing 01:05:10 Question Block! Games out this week: Unrailed! - 9/23, $20 RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Complete Edition - 9/24, $30 Rivals of Aether - 9/24, $30 Going Under - 9/24, $20 Lost Ember - 9/24, $30 What we're playing: Casey: Nexomon: Extinction Brian: Super Mario 64, Hades Zach: Super Mario Sunshine, Hades Tom: Hades, Inertial Drift
63 minutes | 2 months ago
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Discussion and Our Favorite Mario Games - NVC 526
Welcome to a Mario-filled episode of Nintendo Voice Chat! Super Mario 3D All-Stars releases this week, and Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider, Zach Ryan, and Ryan McCaffrey to discuss the new collection on Switch. Plus, Super Mario's official 35th anniversary happened over the weekend, and to celebrate, the panel shares their picks for the best Super Mario game of all time. Plus, hear about the new Nintendo Switch Online games, and more. Note: This episode was recorded before the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase that aired Thursday morning. Rest assured -- Casey is very excited about Monster Hunter! Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:01:17 Super Mario 3D All-Stars discussion 00:22:34 Super Mario's 35th Anniversary 00:29:05 What is the best Mario game? 00:41:33 More news! 00:50:43 What we're playing 00:54:10 Question Block
63 minutes | 2 months ago
Age of Calamity Is a Hyrule Warriors Sequel and a Breath of the Wild Prequel - NVC 525
Nintendo did it again, dropping another huge surprise announcement on us this week! Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is a new Warriors game that takes place 100 years before the events of Breath of the Wild, and the NVC crew is here to share their reactions to this reveal. Plus, hear what Eiji Aonuma had to say about Breath of the Wild 2's development. Then, the panel discusses the limited availability of Super Mario 3D All-Stars, a Nintendo patent that hints at a new Joy-Con, and much more. Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:00:53 Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity discussion 00:21:30 The limited release for Super Mario 3D All-Stars 00:36:29 More news! 00:43:08 (Brief) Games out this week 00:43:57 What we're playing 00:53:47 Question Block!
61 minutes | 3 months ago
How the Rumored New Nintendo Switch Should Be Different - NVC 524
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This episode was recorded before the huge Mario news dropped -- for more on Nintendo's 35th anniversary plans for Super Mario, check out episode 524.5 of Nintendo Voice Chat! On this episode of NVC, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider and Zach Ryan to talk about all of the Switch announcements from Gamescom 2020. Plus, the panel each picks something they want to change about the Switch, and they take a listen to your submissions about what you want to see Nintendo change. Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! Gamescom news 00:14:00 What we would change about the Switch 00:28:30 Nintendo Direct drought… 00:38:37 Games out this week 00:43:18 What we're playing 00:51:38 Question Block! Games out this week: Ary and the Secret of Seasons - 9/1, $40 Good Pizza, Great Pizza - 9/3, $8 Spinch - 9/3, $15 Paradise Killer - 9/4, $20 NBA 2K21 - 9/4, $60 Lair of the Clockwork God - 9/4, $20 Here be Dragons - 9/3 - $17.99
40 minutes | 3 months ago
Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Direct Reactions - NVC 524.5
It has finally happened! Nintendo revealed the long-rumored Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection for Nintendo Switch. Join Zach Ryan, Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for some in-depth reactions to the surprise Mario Nintendo Direct. Hear about Super Mario 3D World coming to Switch, the new AR Mario Kart game, the Super Mario Bros. Battle Royale, and much more! For even more Nintendo Voice Chat, check out this week's episode we recorded before the huge Mario news, NVC 524. That episode drops on 9/3 at 3 p.m. Pacific Time. Get the thing! Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:02:20 The Mario Game & Watch 00:07:50 Super Mario 3D World is back! 00:14:20 Super Mario 35 is a battle royale 00:18:43 Mario Kart Live Home Circuit 00:25:15 Super Mario 3D All-Stars is real!
47 minutes | 3 months ago
Nintendo's Second Partner Showcase and Crystal Chronicles Disappointments - NVC 523
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! In this week's audio-only episode, Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, and Seth Macy dive into Nintendo's Mini Direct from this week. Then, the panel discusses yet another new Switch rumor that recently surfaced. Plus, hear about why Seth was disappointed with Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered. We're audio-only due to Gamescom, but we'll be back to video soon! Timecodes: 00:00:00 Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase discussion 00:09:40 A New Switch rumor! 00:21:45 Games out this week, Crystal Chronicles discussion 00:33:45 What we're playing 00:37:45 Question Block!
67 minutes | 3 months ago
The Indie World Presentation and Our Favorite Switch Sleeper Hits - NVC 522
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider, Zach Ryan, and Janet Garcia to discuss the last week of Nintendo news. First, hear the panel's reaction to all the announcements made in the Indie World presentation this week. Then, the panel dives into a discussion about the best sleeper hits on the Nintendo Switch. Plus, hear about the Sports Story delay, more Metroid Prime 4 job openings, and more. Note: This week's episode is audio only, but we will be back to our normal video shows soon! Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:03:25 The Indie World Presentation 00:36:09 Our Switch Sleeper Hits 00:48:03 More news! 00:57:54 What we're playing 01:03:25 Question Block
63 minutes | 3 months ago
Animal Crossing Sales and the Best Paper Mario Game - NVC 521
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider, Brendan Graeber, and Terri Schwartz to discuss the last week of Nintendo news. First, the panel discusses the insane Animal Crossing sales numbers, as well as the overall profits for Nintendo so far in 2020. Then, as the Paper Mario series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the crew shares their picks for the best Paper Mario game, and listens to some of your picks for the best game in the franchise. Plus, hear about Crash 4 potentially coming to Switch, some possible amiibo reprints, and Question Block! Timecodes: 00:00:00 Welcome! 00:02:41 Animal Crossing's crazy sales numbers 00:13:10 Picking the best Paper Mario game 00:34:28 More news! 00:40:27 Games out this week 00:44:00 What we're playing 00:56:22 Question Block! Games out this week: Volta-X - 8/12, $20 Faeria - 8/13, $20 Boomerang Fu - 8/13, $15 Double Kick Heroes - 8/13, $22 What we're playing: Peer: Paper Mario: The Origami King, Picross S4 Terri: Final Fantasy IX, Paper Mario: The Origami King Brendan: Banjo Kazooie and the Jiggies of Time, Fall Guys
61 minutes | 4 months ago
Pikmin 3 Deluxe and Our Nintendo Backlogs - NVC 520
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. Timecodes: 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
63 minutes | 4 months ago
Nintendo Release Gaps and the Nintendo Gigaleak - NVC 519
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. Timecodes: 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
68 minutes | 5 months ago
Min Min Joins Smash, and Nintendo Reportedly Steps Away From Mobile - NVC 514
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
62 minutes | 5 months ago
New Pokemon Snap Reactions and More Paper Mario Details - NVC 513
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! Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX Demon Turf XIII Remake Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time Star Renegades Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix Vigor Ninjala The Survivalists 30XX Blue Fire Knuckle Sandwich Animal Crossing Celebrity Island Tours And lots more!!!
63 minutes | 5 months ago
Our Favorite Nintendo E3 Booths, and the Best Deals on the eShop - NVC 512
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 IGN stands in solidarity with the Black community and condemns racism. If you want to help support the Black Lives Matter movement, we recommend donating directly to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
64 minutes | 6 months ago
Pokemon DLC News and Xenoblade Chronicles Impressions - NVC 511
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. Link to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund: https://www.naacp.org/ YouTube Video Donating Ad Revenue to Protestor Bail Funds & More: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCgLa25fDHM YouTube Video Donating Ad Revenue to Campaign Zero: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99IgHvBfsxI Timecodes: 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
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