Nintendo Voice Chat

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light -- the original Fire Emblem -- is getting a surprise translated release on Nintendo Switch this December. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Tom Marks as they react to the announcement. Plus, the Nintendo Switch hits a new milestone, as the best-selling console in the U.S. for 22 months in a row. Stick around for discussions on Nintendo's AR experiments, Pokemon Sword and Shield DLC, Stardew Valley's split-screen multiplayer mode, and more.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:45 A new, old Fire Emblem on Switch
  • 00:10:45 Nintendo Switch sales record
  • 00:19:02 What's next for Nintendo AR games?
  • 00:37:47 More news!
  • 00:53:14 Games out this week
  • 00:58:50 What we're playing
  • 01:04:03 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • ScourgeBringer, $16.99
  • Torchlight 3, $39.99
  • GONNER 2, $12.99
  • Disc Room, $15
  • The Red Lantern, $25
Direct download: NVC_531.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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
Direct download: NVC_530.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

This week on Nintendo Voice Chat, we're talking about… Nintendo Voice Chat! That's right -- this week it was confirmed that Monster Hunter Rise does not include integrated voice chat, so the NVC panel is here to discuss if this is an issue Nintendo needs to improve upon moving forward for all Switch games. Plus, hear about recent news updates for Pikmin 3 Deluxe, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, and the Minecraft DLC for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome!
  • 00:01:00 Updates from the Nintendo Treehouse
  • 00:14:43 Minecraft Smash DLC details
  • 00:22:25 Nintendo Switch voice chat discussion
  • 00:34:05 More news!
  • 00:44:30 Games out this week
  • 00:50:00 What we're playing
  • 00:56:45 Question Block!

Games out this week:

  • Ikenfell - 10/8, $20
  • Falcon Age - 10/8, $20
  • Filament - 10/8, $17
  • Ghost of a Tale - 10/8, $25
  • I Am Dead - 10/8, $20
  • Aery - Sky Castle - 10/8, $10
  • FIFA 21 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition - 10/9, $50
  • The Survivalists - 10/9, $25

What we're playing:

  • Peer: Pikmin 3, Fight Crab, Kirby Fighters 2
  • Zach: Hades
  • Tom: Pikmin 3, Hades, Ikenfell, A Monster's Expedition
Direct download: NVC_529.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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
Direct download: NVC_528.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

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