Nintendo Voice Chat

Ocarina of Time turns 20 this month and remains one of the most important games ever made and in this episode of NVC, we take a look back at what and who made the game so special.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:44pm EST

WEEEEEELLLLCOME! What a silly episode we have for you this week as we discuss all that Yoshi's Crafted World footage from last week's direct, plus we finally get some updates about that Mario movie. But, most importantly: what's up with these Zelda rumors? We break down what the rumors might mean, and kick around some ideas for a Breath of the Wild follow up. This week's cast: Zachary RyanPeer SchneiderBrian Altano, and Tina Amini.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

WEEEEELLLLLLLCOME! Apologies for the tardiness here gang, but whew, that one heck of a Nintendo Direct, huh? We saw a few new characters, an entirely new system with Spirits, and got a metric ton of updates for what is sure to be Nintendo's biggest game this holiday season. We're devoting a solid portion of the show to breaking down news from the Direct, but we're also talking  a bit about Diablo III, Pokemon Let's Go, and a couple of older games that are getting some Switch love this week. This week's cast: Zachary Ryan, Peer Schneider, Tom Marks, and the triumphant return of Casey DeFreitas!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Daemon Hatfield and Andrew Goldfarb joins us for your favorite pocket monster segment, Nintendo Labo in the classroom, and we get salty about our Top 25 Switch Games list. Plus, we pick apart all the Smash Bros. rumors.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Daemon Hatfield and Andrew Goldfarb joins us for your favorite pocket monster segment, Nintendo Labo in the classroom, and we get salty about our Top 25 Switch Games list. Plus, we pick apart all the Smash Bros. rumors.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Craig Harris returns to talk Starlink and the best GBA Games of all time, plus Zarvot and Save Me Mr. Tako!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

We're (finally) talking Switch 2.0, Tricky Towers, Guacamelee, Assassin's Creed and so much more. Plus, a very important update at Peer's behest!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 11:30am EST

Sam is back! And he's bringing us too scoops (!!) of review goodness. We'll talk about Mega Man 11, Super Mario Party and celebrate an important Pokemon milestone!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Can you believe it? Another episode of NVC! We've got Tom Marks giving us the low down on his switch re-review, Casey has some hot scoops, and Brian and Zach are... also in the episode! For real though, this episode is PACKED. A lot of news, some that is super important, and some that is just plain dumb. Also, Casey expounds on her love of dragons. This is our last live episode for a while, next week we'll be returning to a VOD format, thanks for hanging with us the last few months as we tested out this new format. Enjoy this week's episode!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Nintendo Switch Online is finally real and out there in the world, so we're giving you our first impressions. Does a small library of NES Games justify your hard earned cash? Probably not, but there's a bunch of other features that might! Plus, we'll tell all about Valkyria Chronicles 4, The Gardens Between, Surgeon Simulator, Capcom Beat Em Up, and Reigns.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:58pm EST

The NVC crew breaks down all the news, announcements and info from Nintendo's September 2018 Direct!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Here's what we believe -- and hope -- Nintendo will show in their forthcoming September Direct.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Casey, Miranda, Peer, and Brian discuss Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate, the Pokemon World Championships, the latest news (including Nintendo's new mobile game, Dragalia Lost), and new games like The Messenger, Little Dragon's Cafe, and Into The Breach.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:43pm EST

We’re LIVE from Gamescom 2018, and we’ve played a bunch of new games on Switch. In this “very special” episode, we’ll tell you about all of em!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

This week, it's all things fire and brimstone with news about Diablo III, Doom Eternal, and Dark Souls Remastered on the Switch! Plus, we'll talk about Nintendo's amazing sales numbers and answer your questions. Jump on in! It's time for Nintendo Voice Chat!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

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

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

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! 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

This week, the NVC crew discusses Nintendo's initiative to take down emulator websites, Pokemon director Junichi Masuda's controversial quote on catching Pokemon, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

This week, the NVC crew discusses Octopath Traveler's booming sales numbers, Sakurai’s Famitsu column, Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts take on a Metroid movie, Bomb Chicken, Pool Panic, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on Nintendo's initiative on cross-play, Warframe for Switch, a possible launch lineup for Nintendo Switch Online, Fortnite Season 5 update, Octopath Traveler, Captain Toad, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 1:48pm EST

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on Nintendo’s latest comments regarding how users will be able to access legacy content on Switch, a possible successor to the Nintendo 3DS, Gearbox Software’s new Switch game, Nintendo Labo laser tag, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

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!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:21pm EST

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!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 10:15am EST

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!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 8:42pm EST

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on the newly announced Pokemon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Pokemon Let's Go, Eevee!, as well as the surprise release of Pokemon Quest. Also, Nicalis CEO Tyrone Rodriguez joins the panel to show off some brand new games and bring some insight as to what the company has been working on for Switch!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 9:48pm EST

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version for Switch, the rumored N64 Classic, Nintendo's dockless Switch bundle for Japan, Mario + Rabbids DLC, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:20pm EST

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on the recent Pokémon Switch Leaks, the heavily rumored Star Fox spin-off supposedly coming from Retro Studios, Nintendo's E3 2018 presence, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:54pm EST

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

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:49pm EST

Weeelcooome to episode 406 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the NVC crew welcomes IGN's newest Host/Producer, Sydnee Goodman! Later, the gang shares their picks for the game they want to see announced for Switch at E3 2018, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:43pm EST

Weeelcooome to episode 405 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the NVC crew shares their big E3 2018 predictions!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:08pm EST

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!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 1:35pm EST

This week Marty Sliva and Alanah Pearce join the panel to share his hands-on impressions with Dark Souls Remastered and Wolfenstein II, Filip lays down the latest on Bethesda’s Plans For Future Support On The Switch, Lily shares a special message for her final episode, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 1:37am EST

This week, Filip, Peer, Brian, and Zach discuss the newly released info on Dark Souls Remastered, the alleged Pokemon for Switch Screenshot leak, the Nintendo Bezel engine, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

Hey! Listen! We’ll be live streaming NVC this Thursday exclusively on ! Join us this Thursday at 3:00 PM PT as we discuss the latest Nintendo releases & chat with the community LIVE! And don’t worry, you can still catch the full episode on Friday as usual.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:10pm EST

This week, Miranda Sanchez joins the panel to chat about her review for Detective Pikachu, the gang discusses the many growing concerns with using third-party Nintendo Switch docks, a possible return for Wario Land, and more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

IGN's weekly Nintendo show tackles the latest releases, Nintendo's 2018 Spring Nindies Showcase, SteamWorld Dig 2's massive success on Switch, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker anniversary and more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:32pm EST

This week, the panel gets together to discuss the latest Smash Bros rumors, Kirby Star Allies on Switch, six little things you may not know about Nintendo Labo, the possibility of Fortnite on Switch, and more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 5:18pm EST

This week, Lily Zaldivar joins the panel to discuss Super Smash Bros. for Switch, Splatoon 2 DLC, Super Smash Bros, Dark Souls, Super Smash Bros, and all the big announcements from the latest Nintendo Direct. Oh, and Super Smash Bros!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 9:30am EST

Weeelcooome to a very special episode of Nintendo Voice Chat! Today, we celebrate the one year anniversary of our favorite little hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch! Join Filip, Peer, Brian, and Zach as they take a look back at the very first year of Switch: The good, the bad, and everything in between! 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 9:00am EST

This week, Jared Petty and Lily Zaldivar join the panel to discuss the new costumes discovered in Mario Odyssey's update files, Outlast's surprise releases on Switch, Mulaka, Bridge Constructor Portal, Nintendo games as a service, and more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 1:06pm EST

This week, Lily Zaldivar and Miranda Sanches join the panel to discuss the new Super Mario Odyssey's Balloon World Update, Zelda sales in Japan, Payday 2 for Switch, and more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:49pm EST

This week, Lily Zaldivar joins the panel to discuss the new Splatoon 2 amiibo and Starter Pack, as well as Miyamoto's recent comments on the upcoming Illumination Entertainment Mario movie. For the second half, Tom Marks and Sam Claiborn join the panel as the gang discusses Bayonetta 2, Fe, and the Analogue Super NT.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 11:39am EST

This week, Filip returns from his adventures in New York City to share his hands-on impressions with Nintendo Labo! Also, Miranda Sanchez joins the panel to discuss what Nintendo and Activision need to do in order to make a good Call of Duty game for Switch. Finally, Jonathan Dornbbush joins the gang to discusses the latest Switch releases and NVC's pick of the week!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

Weeelcooome to episode 393 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. Filip's gone missing (something about playing with cardboard), but that doesn't stop Peer, Chloi, Brian, Zach, and Lily to talk about the biggest Nintendo news, including the new Mario movie and Mario Kart mobile announcements, and Nintendo's 2017 performance and sales records. In the second part of the show, Chloi joins to chat about new Switch releases, including why you shouldn't miss Night in the Woods.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:57pm EST

IGN's weekly Nintendo show discusses the latest Switch releases and shares their thoughts on Nintendo's latest announcement.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:45pm EST

This week, Filip, Peer, Brian, and Zach sit down to discuss Nintendo's latest announcement, Nintendo Labo. Also, Lily joins in for the second half of the show, as the panel shares their thoughts about Darkest Dungeon, InnerSpace, and more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:19pm EST

This week Filip, Peer, Brian, and Zach sit down to discuss the Nintendo January Direct Mini. What they liked, didn't like, and what Nintendo still needs to talk about in 2018.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:10pm EST

This week, Max Scoville and Daemon Hatfield join the show, as the panel shares their thoughts on the heavily rumored January Nintendo Direct and what Nintendo might have up its sleeve for 2018. 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

Weeelcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat, Episode 388 -- our big NVC Year in Review for 2017! In this special year-end episode, we reflect back on Nintendo's year in 2017: the good, the bad, and everything in-between. Please keep in mind; this episode was recorded in advance. But don't worry, we'll be back next week with our regularly scheduled programming.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:16pm EST

Brian, Zach, Casey, and Peer sit down one last time this year to talk about the latest Nintendo Switch news, share impressions of newly released games like Gorogoa, Floor Kids, Enter the Gungeon, Blossom Tales, and Brawlout, and answer your most burning questions.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:47pm EST

Jools Watsham of Atooi joins NVC this week to discuss the release of Mutant Mudds Collection on Switch and the transition from developing on 3DS to Switch. Plus we share our impressions about Nintendo's Bayonetta Announcements, Zelda Champions DLC, and more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 5:47pm EST

We recorded this before the Game Awards (Bayonetta 3!), but we think you'll still enjoy our discussion about the latest Switch news, including our picks (and bonus indie picks) for Nintendo Switch Game of the Year. 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:14pm EST

Filip shares his experience with Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Plus, we dive into Splatoon 2's update, Yooka Laylee, Nine Parchments and Aces of the Luftwaffe Squadron and more. 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:48pm EST

Join Filip, Zach, Brendan, and Peer as they talk about the complete Super Mario Odyssey journey, from the very first steps in Cap Kingdom to the last, brutal challenges in [REDACTED]. Haven't finished Odyssey yet? No problem, just hit stop when we get close to your current kingdom location and come back later! Garuk.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

This week Casey DeFreitas and Miranda Sanchez join NVC to give their impressions on the newly released Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. But first, we react to the recently announced Super Mario Bros. movie and discuss the biggest new releases of the week.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 8:22pm EST

Factor 5's president joins NVC to talk about the cancelled Rogue Leaders Star Wars game. Plus, we talk about our impressions of Doom for Nintendo Switch, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, LA Noire, and more.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:22pm EST

Filip Miucin joins IGN's Nintendo Voice Chat crew as a permanent member. Find out who he is, what games he likes, and what he thinks of Super Mario Odyssey, Fire Emblem Warriors, and that EA hasn't decided whether to make more Switch games.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:12pm EST

This week, we share our impressions of Super Mario Odyssey for Nintendo Switch and fill you in on the newly revealed Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for mobile, Poi, and an indie that many might overlook simply based on its license.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 5:55pm EST

In Episode 378, a wild Andrew Goldfarb appears to chat about hist adventure trying to capture an elusive Pokemon in Texas, Nintendo's hardware sales in September 2017, and of course update 4.0.0. We break down many of the new games hitting Switch and 3DS this week and Sony's interesting new foray into indie games publishing, which includes bringing Tiny Metal to Nintendo Switch.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

IGN's weekly Nintendo show chats at length about the Nintendo World Championships, Sam's Star Fox 2 Review and the new Super Mario Odyssey footage!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:45pm EST

That One Video Gamer, Jirard Khalil, joins our weekly Nintendo show this week to talk about the trials and tribulations (and rewards) of being a Nintendo YouTuber. Plus, new Switch impressions!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:49pm EST

IGN's Nintendo show checks in with Switch, half a year after release to rate the game lineup and services. Plus, we talk about FIFA, SNES Classic, and Golf Story. 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 5:24pm EST

IGN's weekly Nintendo talk show, NVC, talks about our favorite new indie game for Switch, Pokemon, NBA 2K18, Nintendo's touching Iwata tribute, the latest game releases, and much more!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 5:19pm EST

So many announcements, so little time! We break down the biggest news for Nintendo Switch and 3DS from the recent Direct broadcast, plus Pokemon and Monster Hunter Stories impressions.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:53pm EST

We enlisted the help of our fans at PAX West to rank the best Nintendo developed or published games ever made. It did not end well.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 5:21pm EST

IGN's weekly Nintendo show tackles new games for Nintendo Switch, Rockstar returning to Nintendo platforms, and Metroid's first true outing in seven years.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:27pm EST

The Nintendo Voice Chat crew is back from Germany and goes in-depth with Rabbids (spoiler: it's great!), breaks down all the new game announcements from the Nindies event, and laments SNES Classic and Miiverse struggles.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:41pm EST

The NVC team travelled to Cologne, Germany, to report back live from the annual mega-games convention, Gamescom. It's a shorter episode since it was recorded as part of our live show, but we still tried to pack it full with impressions and bad jokes. Get. The. Thing.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 1:34pm EST

The NVC team shares impressions of Sonic Mania for Switch, debates flight vs. invisibility, and suggests five improvements to make Splatoon 2 even better.

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We welcome a special guest: VP of Publishing at Psyonix, Jeremy Dunham. Jeremy made the jump from games media to game development almost eight years ago. Tune in to hear him talk about his personal journey, as well as the fascinating success story of the company's flagship title, Rocket League, and its journey to Nintendo Switch later this year. 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

The IGN NVC crew shares their latest impressions of Metroid, Mario + Rabbids, Slime-San, Retro City Rampage, and much more in our weekly podcast.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

IGN's Nintendo-heads played more Metroid and Mario, tested Switch online chat, and wonder who should make Metroid Prime 4.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Nintendo's weekly show delves deep into Nintendo's past in arcades: From Wild Gunman to Killer Instinct.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

IGN's Nintendo crew talks about WWE's return, the New 2DS XL, Mario Kart VR, and the fun we had playing Splatoon 2.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 8:06pm EST

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

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:02pm EST

We get excited about the games included with the SNES Classic and give our impressions of the latest games out now for Nintendo Switch. 

 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:14pm EST

Metroid, Super Mario Odyssey, and Oterrible news.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:16pm EST

A special segment of Nintendo Voice Chat was recorded at E3 2017! Nintendo's Bill Trinen joins the show to talk a little more about Super Mario Odyssey, and the plumbers return to a sandbox-style platforming game. 


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.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 8:52pm EST

Hori's new chat headset was a painful reminder that chatting on Switch will be complicated. This week, join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Alanah Pearce, and Jonathon Dornbush as they discuss it. We also give our preview impressions of Arms + the Global Testpunch, The Secret of Mana Collection, and some news.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 11:56pm EST

This week on NVC, we speculate on some rumors. Sources told the WSJ that Zelda might be one of Nintendo's mobile games. Afterwards, we discuss the art leak for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle before talking about some news.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 11:08pm EST

This week on NVC, we talk about Nintendo's Direct presentation for Arms. We also discuss Thumper, Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers, and Splatoon 2's fantastic single-player trailer. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for another fun episode.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:04pm EST

This week on IGN's Nintendo show, join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano as they talk about Minecraft and NBA Playgrounds on Switch, the nostalgic feel of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, and Nintendo's three-part E3 plan.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:16pm EST

This week on NVC, we discuss the announcement of the New Nintendo 2DS XL (and what it means for the near future), Breath of the Wild's first DLC pack details, and why Nintendo might be getting a little carried away with Fire Emblem Echoes DLC plans.


IGN's Nintendo show assembles to talk about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Puyo Puyo Tetris, Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, Kamiko, Bye-Bye, Boxboy!, and more. Then, we dive into the numbers from Nintendo's fiscal results for 2017 meeting (Note: This conversation was recorded hours before New Nintendo 2DS XL was announced).


We finally collected our thoughts on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for a full spoiler cast. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Brendan Graeber for a deep dive into this remarkable game.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:48am EST

We have a special show for you this week! In the first half, we focus on reactions to Nintendo Direct April 12. Join host Jose Otero is join by Brian Altano and Marty Sliva for analysis of everything that was shown (skip ahead to 36:49). After the break, Peer Schneider and Brendan Graeber joins the program to talk about the discontinuation of the NES Classic and their thoughts on Mr. Shifty. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:08pm EST

This week, host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano share their thoughts after a month with Nintendo Switch. We also share our shopping tips for anyone who's looking to buy a system, and why Graceful Explosion Machine should be your next Switch game, if you're a shoot 'em up fan, and finally we answer a Zelda fan's query on The Question Block.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:46pm EST

This week on IGN's Nintendo show, we kick it off with our thoughts on the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire, Snake Pass on Switch, Zach's tales from the Wild, and why Rocket League would be great for Nintendo Switch. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Zach Ryan for another fun episode.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

This week on NVC, we had to tear our editors away from their Switch units (and Zelda) to talk about your Question of the Week responses. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Justin Davis for another fun-filled episode.

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__Obssessed_with_Nintendo_Switch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:59pm EST

IGN's Nintendo show returns with part two of our Nintendo Switch launch spectacular. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Jonathon Dornbush for a deep dive into the Switch user experience. What did Nintendo get right? And where does the Switch need improvement? Also, we also talk about The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth+, World of Goo, Little Inferno, and Human Resource Machine, and an 18-minute spoiler free chat about Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__Our_Nintendo_Switch_Launch_Spectacular_Pt._2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:03pm EST

This week, IGN's Nintendo talks about the Switch Launch. First, we dive into our hardware purchases and the rocky day of late shipments from Amazon, then we dive into the launch games (Snipperclips, Fast RMX, Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, 1-2-Switch, and more). We also discuss some of the launch day issues (bent docks, scratched screens, and the weak wi-fi radio) before answering some of your questions on The Question Block. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Jonathon Dornbush, and Brendan Graeber for the first in a two-part episode all about the Switch.

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__Our_Nintendo_Switch_Launch_Special_Pt._1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm EST

Team Tumbleseed, Team 17, Raw Fury, Vetrex Pop, and Nintendo's Damon Baker take a break from the Game Developers Conference to join the crew of NVC. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider (and an interview assist from Jonathon Dornbush) as we talk about future games coming to Switch.

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__Lets_Talk_About_Nintendos_Switch_Indie_Games.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

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. 

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__We_Spent_a_Few_Days_with_Switch_and_Zelda.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:08pm EST

This week on NVC, we get into a slightly heated debate over Zelda: Breath of the Wild's expansion pass and the future of Nintendo DLC. Then, Bill Trinen, from Nintendo Treehouse, joins us to discuss 1-2-Switch and Breath of the Wild.


It's an IGN UK podcast invasion! This week, host Jose Otero is joined by Alanah Pearce and special guest Daniel Krupa and Gav Murphy. The crew discusses some Switch games they've played at hands-on events, some new info from a series of Time interviews, and they answer viewer questions on the Question Block.

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__Nintendo_Switchs_Magical_Mystery_Tour.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:12pm EST

This week, NVC has more positive hands on impressions of the Switch before we dive into our questions and concerns about Nintendo paid online service. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Miranda Sanchez, and James Duggan for another great episode.

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__What_We_Want_From_Nintendo_Switchs_Online_Service.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm EST

Special guest and video game historian Steve Lin joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano this week. Join us as we talk about Fire Emblem Heroes, Our hope and fears for Nintendo Switch, and look at some rare artifacts from Steve's collection.

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__Our_Hopes_and_Fears_for_Nintendo_Switch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24pm EST

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.

Direct download: Nintendo_Voice_Chat__Hands-On_with_Nintendo_Switch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:03pm EST

Direct download: NVC_Podcast_011717_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:58pm EST