Nintendo Voice Chat

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
Direct download: NVC_506.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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
Direct download: NVC_505.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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
Direct download: NVC_504.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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
Direct download: NVC_503.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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
Direct download: NVC_502.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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