NW 069: Alolalolalolan Pokémon and Niantic’s Issues

August 3, 2016

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin this week as we discuss tons of recent Pokémon news, including a chaotic mess surrounding Pokémon GO and tons of new information about the Pokémon in Sun and Moon. Afterwards we introduce a new segment called "Dream Land," where we share our hopes and dreams for new Alolan Pokémon like Gengar, Marowak, and tons more.

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NW 068: Tons and Tons and Tons of News (and NX)

July 28, 2016

This week we’ve got some of your favorite segments, as we’re gonna hit up The News Block, Fortune Street, The Gossip Stone, and the Lightning Round. Tons of news has been happening lately, including a live-action Pokémon movie, new Sun and Moon info, Metroid, Zelda, Sonic, Animal Crossing, New IPs, and for once some real NX news, so that’s what’s in store for this week’s show. This week's outro music is an arrangement of Pokémon GO's map theme, by Marioverhrer.

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NW 067: All About the NES Mini | We’ve Got a Facebook Group!

July 19, 2016

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin this week for a mini episode of Nintendo Week all about the newly-announced NES Classics Edition. We cover the news of the console and our impressions, followed by a few discussions about the role it can play in the marketplace as Nintendo prepares to launch NX, the future of this "Classics" line with SNES and Game Boy, and whether it should have been able to connect to the eShop or Virtual Console in some way. And by popular demand, Nintendo Week now has a Facebook group! Search for "Nintendo Week Fun Club" to join the three of us and the rest of the community in polls, games, discussions about the podcast's future, and more.

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NW 066: New Pokémon, Final Splatfest, Pikmin, and Birthdays | Pokémon GO and Nintendo Week’s Future

July 13, 2016

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin as we discuss news from the past week, including tons of new Pokémon, the end of Splatoon's Splatfests, some corporate shakeups, and the mobile sensation sweeping the nation, Pokémon GO. Afterwards we have a brief discussion about the future of the show, so be sure to stay tuned.

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NW 065: Link’s Tunic, Sonic’s Future, NX Cartridges | Characters, Controllers (MH) and Nintendo’s Digital Program (SR)

June 29, 2016

*Re-uploaded for an audio issue* — Join Alex, Ben, and Colin as we discuss news from the past week, including tons of news about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Sonic the Hedgehog's future, Yacht Club's next game, Microsoft's attempt to partner with Nintendo, and a trademark that suggests NX uses cartridges instead of discs. After the break comes the Mystery House, where we answer your listener questions about our favorite characters, online services, and more. To close it all off we hold a long listener-suggested discussion about Nintendo's digital practices and the disappointment that is My Nintendo.

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NW 065: Link’s Tunic, Sonic’s Future, NX Cartridges | Characters, Controllers (MH) and Nintendo’s Digital Program (SR)

June 29, 2016

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin as we discuss news from the past week, including tons of news about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Sonic the Hedgehog's future, Yacht Club's next game, Microsoft's attempt to partner with Nintendo, and a trademark that suggests NX uses cartridges instead of discs. After the break comes the Mystery House, where we answer your listener questions about our favorite characters, online services, and more. To close it all off we hold a long listener-suggested discussion about Nintendo's digital practices and the disappointment that is My Nintendo.

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NW 064: Zelda Spinoffs, Pokkén DLC, Paper Mario Remastered, and Actual NX News

June 22, 2016

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin as they discuss a megaton of news from E3 through now, including Nintendo's comments on Link's gender, hints that Pokkén Tournament is getting three DLC fighters, Nintendo's comments on remastering older Paper Mario games, actual news about the NX for once, and the idea of several Zelda spinoffs, starring Sheik, Zelda and more. And partway through the show, listen in as we ask whether we should continue to consider Nintendo a video game company, or start to think of them as an entertainment company instead. This week's outro music is an incredible orchestral suite celebrating The Legend of Zelda, arranged by Jeremiah Sun.

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NW 063: Breath of the Wild and E3 2016

June 16, 2016

Join the Nintendo Week crew as Alex, Ben, and Colin discuss everything that is E3 2016. This week's outro music is the version of "Gourmet Race" appearing on Kirby's 20th Anniversary Soundtrack.

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NW 062: Sun & Moon, NX Supporting VR, Mario Kart DLC | Best Starter Pokémon (Glitz Pit)

June 8, 2016

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin as they discuss tons of news about Pokémon Sun and Moon, the upcoming Mega Man cartoon, Nintendo's E3 plans, and more in the News Block, before heading to the Gossip Stone to address two big rumors from the past week: NX supporting virtual reality and Mario Kart 8 getting a new pack of DLC. After the break we head to the Tea Table to discuss our hopes and dreams for Zelda U one last time before E3, and finally we take it to The Glitz Pit to debate which fully-evolved starter Pokémon would triumph in a massive battle royal.

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NW 061: Movies, Yooka-Laylee | What Zelda U Can Learn from Wind Waker, Dark Souls, and More

May 25, 2016

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin as they discuss Kimishima's recent interview with Asahi Shumbin, where he discussed tons of information on Nintendo's plans for filmmaking, mobile games, and the NX, as well as news on Yooka-LayleeHyrule Warriors, and more. After the break, we have a long Game Corner segment where we not only touch upon tons of games, including Captain ToadMinecraft, and more, but we discuss the lessons Zelda U can learn from The Wind Waker, as well as other games like Dark SoulsThe Witcher, and more.

This week's break music is Bulby's Banjo-Kazooie style rendition of the Jungle World theme from Yooka-Laylee. This week's outro music is “Hoy, Small Fry!” a remix of various themes from The Wind Waker,by HyperDuck SoundWorks.
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