Nintendo Voice Chat

Welcooooome to NVC! This week, fill-in host Zach Ryan is joined by Peer Schneider, Tom Marks, and Rebekah Valentine to talk about all things Nintendo. First up, Nintendo announced a new Switch Lite color this week, and the internet can't decide if it's blue or purple. Then, hear about the panel's favorite games from the recent Indie World showcase, including Oxenfree 2, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge, and more. Stick around to hear about the Ask Iwata book, more New Pokemon Snap details, and another round of Question Block.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Is the new Switch blue or purple?
  • 00:09:30 Indie World discussion
  • 00:32:50 Ask Iwata book
  • 00:37:45 New New Pokemon Snap details
  • 00:46:00 What we're playing
  • 00:55:35 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_556.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Nintendo is back on the books for E3 2021, and Casey DeFreitas, Brian Altano, Seth Macy, and Rebekah Valentine are here to discuss what they think the Big N will have at the show. Plus, hear about Pac-Man 99, the best Nintendo controllers of all time, and more. 

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Nintendo goofs from last week
  • 00:12:40 Nintendo at E3 2021
  • 00:37:50 Pac-Man 99
  • 00:46:00 Animal Crossing Build-a-Bears
  • 00:52:07 Favorite Nintendo controllers
  • 00:56:00 What we're playing
  • 01:06:35 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_555.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Off the heels of some underwhelming Nintendo Switch releases, Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Zach Ryan, and Rebekah Valentine share some disappointing Nintendo games throughout the years. And, to add some positivity into the mix, the panel also discusses some games that they love! Next, hear about Monster Hunter Rise's monstrous launch, why analysts think digital games will soon dominate over physical releases, and more. 

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Disappointing games, and games we love
  • 00:35:30 Monster Hunter Rise had a huge launch
  • 00:38:55 Digital and physical games discussion
  • 00:49:35 Games out this week
  • 00:51:51 What we're playing
Direct download: NVC_554.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! It's Monster Hunter Rise launch week, and Seth Macy is joined by Casey DeFreitas, Tom Marks, and Logan Plant to discuss the new entry in Capcom's long-running franchise. Plus, hear about even more Super Nintendo Switch rumors, Mario's impending doom, IGN's Super Nintendo World review, and a whole lot more. Finally, the panel wraps up with another edition of Question Block.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Monster Hunter Rise discussion
  • 00:32:00 Mario's March 31 deadline
  • 00:42:00 More Super Nintendo Switch talk
  • 00:51:30 Super Nintendo World!
  • 00:53:35 Out this week
  • 00:57:00 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_553.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Super Ninfriendo Seth Macy takes a spin in the host chair this week, alongside Zach Ryan, Rebekah Valentine, and Stella Chung. This week, the panel discusses how Nintendo is expecting a record year ahead in 2021. Plus, how Skyward Sword's motion controls are supposedly better on Switch, important March releases throughout Nintendo's history besides Breath of the Wild, and a whole lot more.

Direct download: NVC_552.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:10pm EDT

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Seth Macy, Tom Marks, and Stella Chung to talk about Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch. Hear about how the game runs on Nintendo's hybrid console, a bonus for Apex players who try the game on Switch, and more. Plus, Mario Day was this week, so the panel breaks down all the deals and everything leaving Switch on March 31. Stick around for news on Monster Hunter Stories 2, a new Ninja Turtles game, and more!

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Apex Legends discussion
  • 00:09:46 Mario Day!
  • 00:22:05 More news
  • 00:43:10 Games out this week
  • 00:49:18 What we're playing
  • 01:01:13 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_551.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Brian Altano, Seth Macy, and Tom Marks to celebrate four years of everyone's favorite console-handheld hybrid, the Nintendo Switch. The panel discusses why Breath of the Wild is still the top Switch game four years later, and the outlook for the rest of the system's lifespan. Plus, yet another Switch Pro rumor is swirling around the internet. Stick around to hear about Pyra and Mythra's presentation, Mario items in Animal Crossing, and a whole lot more.

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  • 00:00:00 Happy Birthday, Switch!
  • 00:23:30 The new Switch rumors
  • 00:45:30 More news
  • 00:51:04 Games out this week
  • 00:57:52 What we're playing
  • 01:06:06 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_550.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Just a week after the Nintendo Direct, The Pokemon Company announced Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Diamond and Pearl remakes in a presentation of their own. Join Casey DeFreitas, Rebekah Valentine, Miranda Sanchez, Seth Macy, and Mitchell Saltzman as they react to these and the other games shown off in Friday's presentation. Plus, the panel discusses Bravely Default II and Curse of the Dead Gods, which are now available on Nintendo Switch. Finally, hear your listener questions answered on another round of Question Block.

Time Codes: 

00:00:00 An Announcement! 

00:00:30 Pokemon with Miranda Sanchez

00:25:10 Bravely Default 2 Review Discussion

00:41:00 More News! Monster Hunter Rise, Pyra/Mythra presentation

00:47:00 What we’re playing: Curse of the Dead Gods

00:53:00 What we’re playing: Ghosts ‘n Goblins: Resurrection + more

01:01:00 Question Block!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:17pm EDT

A wild Nintendo Direct appeared! For the first time in over a year, Nintendo dropped a full-length Nintendo Direct presentation. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Zach Ryan as they react to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 characters joining Smash, the surprise Splatoon 3 announcement, Mario Golf on Switch and more. Plus, after Skyward Sword HD's announcement and no new information on Breath of the Wild's sequel, the panel discusses why Nintendo needs more Zelda in its 2021 master plan.

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  • 00:00:00 Nintendo Direct reactions
  • 00:24:34 Zelda discussion
  • 00:45:15 More news
  • 00:48:00 What we're playing
  • 01:04:44 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_548.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Tom Marks, Brendan Graeber, and IGN newcomer Rebekah Valentine to talk about all things Nintendo. This week, hear about IGN's reviews for Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, and Persona 5 Strikers. Then, the panel discusses how difficult it is to get your hands on the latest set of Super Mario 35th Anniversary pins. Plus, McDonald's and Burger King are introducing Nintendo-related toys, Nintendo Switch Online got a curious selection of new games, and there's a new Nintendo concierge service! Hear about all this and more, this week on NVC.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Lots of games!
  • 00:21:00 News
  • 00:47:27 Games out this week
  • 00:51:40 What we're playing
  • 01:04:21 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_547.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

The Nintendo Switch continues to sell like the greatest thing since sliced bread, passing the beloved Nintendo 3DS. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Tom Marks, and Seth Macy as they recap Nintendo's crazy sales numbers from the last quarter. Plus, the panel discusses Nintendo reportedly canceling a Netflix Zelda project, new Monster Hunter Rise details, and what Hideki Kamiya is saying about Bayonetta 3. All that, and more, this week on Nintendo Voice Chat! 

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Crazy Nintendo Switch numbers
  • 00:11:55 Nintendo's rumored Netflix projects
  • 00:23:00 More news!
  • 00:40:45 Games out this week
  • 00:44:40 What we're playing
  • 00:58:44 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_546.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Casey DeFreitas returns to the host seat this week, and she's joined by Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Tom Marks to talk about Bowser's Fury, the new Monster Hunter Rise Switch, and more. Plus, stick around for discussion on the Nintendo 64's long-lost feature, and games the panel is playing this week.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Bowser's Fury preview
  • 00:08:50 Mario Rabbids rumors
  • 00:12:17 More news, including the Monster Hunter Switch!
  • 00:35:10 The N64's long-lost feature
  • 00:43:35 What we're playing
Direct download: NVC_545.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcome to NVC, Super Ninfriendos! This week, Seth Macy is joined by Brian Altano, special guest Lily Zaldivar, and… wait for it… Casey DeFreitas! Join the panel as they react to what industry analysts are saying about the likelihood of a new Switch model in 2021. Plus, hear about the extremely limited gold Monster Hunter Rise amiibo, a big name retiring from Nintendo, and a whole lot more. 

This episode marks the peaceful transfer of power from permanent temporary host Seth Macy, back to NVC host Casey DeFreitas, who we're thrilled to have back. Please, go congratulate @sethmacy on Twitter on his great run! 

Direct download: NVC_544.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Nintendo finally pulled back the curtain on Bowser's Fury, and the NVC panel is here to react to the Koopa King's sweet new look. Plus, New Pokemon Snap's release date was revealed this week, along with a brand new trailer! Join your permanent temporary host Seth Macy, along with Brian Altano and Tom Marks for another fun episode of NVC.

Direct download: NVC_543.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, your permanent temporary host Seth Macy is joined by Brian Altano, Tom Marks, and Logan Plant to share their best predictions for what Nintendo will do this year. Hear predictions involving Breath of the Wild 2, the Virtual Boy, and… a potential heist at Super Nintendo World? Plus, hear all about today's Monster Hunter Rise presentation, as well as early impressions of the new demo. Finally, we wrap up with another round of Question Block.

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Nintendo buys Next Level Games
  • 00:05:00 Monster Hunter Rise & other news
  • 00:27:30 2021 Nintendo Predictions!
  • 00:48:10 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_542.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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