Nintendo Dispatch

Nintendo Dispatch

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The latest news, game releases, and happenings in the Nintendo universe, released every Wednesday.


84: Most Wanted Games for the Holidays, Pokemon Company Lawsuit, Bowsers Favorite Game, Stardew Valley Update, and much more!
Dec 4 • 25 min
This week a very sick Michael discusses the most wanted games this holiday season, the Pokemon Companys lawsuit against leakers, Bowsers favorite video game, a big update to Stardew Valley, Elder Scrolls: Blades Nintendo Switch port delay, Pokemon Sword…
83: Nintendo Amazon Store, Pokemon Breaking Records, Mega Man on Dragalia Lost, & New Game Releases
Nov 27 • 56 min
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82: Pokémon, Pokémon, Pokémon, & Ring Fit Adventure
Nov 20 • 54 min
The Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console and Luigi's Mansion is smashing records, but Pokémon Sword & Shield are here so it is time for tons of Pokémon! We break down the latest news and drama behind these releases along with tons of game news. We…
81: Sword & Shield are Finally Here, Free Mario Kart 8, NES Wireless Mouse
Nov 13 • 34 min
It is Pokemon week! Sword & Shield are finally here and ready for a weekend of Switch enjoyment. Before the official launch you can play in the Wild Area online, prep for Black Friday with Switch deals, update Smash Bros. and even pickup a new NES…
80: Switch Sales Numbers, First Party Game Sales, Mario Kart Multiplayer, PokemonGo News, Overwatch 2 on Switch, and Bloodstained Update!
Nov 6 • 70 min
Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram, Blog James: Twitter, Blog, YouTube Nintendo Dispatch: Twitter & Website Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us ⭐⭐Links:Nintendo Switch Has Now Sold 41.67 Million Units Worldwide, First Switch Lite Totals Revealed…
79: Zelda Updates, Pokémon Is Literally Everywhere, & TikTok Switch Case
Oct 30 • 45 min
Another week closer to Sword and Shield, which means there is a plethora of Pokémon news! If you need a last minute Halloween costume then Luigi has you covered and we of course have all the new releases this week. Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram,…
78: Switch Sales Stats, Sitting on the Switch, Mario Kart Tour Update, More Pokemon News, and This Weeks New Games
Oct 23 • 60 min
Every week we have so much to discuss! This week we have news on how the Switch is selling, we got a Mario Kart Tour update, MORE Pokemon Sword and Shield news, as well as a few new releases that we're excited about! Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram,…
77: Brain Training, Motion Controlled Pokémon, Wargroove DLC, & ALL OF THE GAMES
Oct 16 • 88 min
It is an EPIC week here at the Dispatch. Not only did we get Fortnite Chapter 2, but we also got tons of new Pokémon news and accessories, Super Mario World is real, a new Switch Pro controller, and plenty of Overwatch PR blunders. We have all the games…
76: MKT’s Rocket Start & Review, Reggie’s Induction, Sword and Shield Details, and Doom is Delayed
Oct 9 • 91 min
Everyone is back for an epic special long edition of the dispatch. We have a lot to discuss with Mario Kart Tour, but first plenty of Pokemon news including mobile, accessories, and Sword/Shield. We also have all the latest games for the week including…
75: Nintendo Campus Tour, A New Brain Age, Pokemon Go Hoodies, Mario Kart Tour, & Bloodstained Update!
Oct 2 • 74 min
We have a jam-packed episode this week! We discuss the new Nintendo campus tour coming to a college near you, a new Brain Age game, PokemonGo Hoodies, a Dragalia Lost first Anniversary, news on the Bloodstained update, and all the Mario Kart Tour news you…
74: Reviews Are In - Switch Lite, Untitled Goose Game, Link’s Awakening, & Niffelheim
Sep 25 • 76 min
We have a Nintendo Switch Lite in our hands and we are ready for a full review! We discuss all the good, bad, and ugly that the Switch Lite brings to the table. We have some new news on Luigi's Mansion 3, Pokemon Go, Ori & the Blind Forest, and…
73: Switch 9.0, Ring Fit Revealed, Bloodstained Updates, Link’s Awakening Releases, & Super Dodgeball Beats Hands-on
Sep 18 • 42 min
This week is CRAZY with the release of Link's Awakening, Untitled Goose Game, Ni no Kuni, Overland, Sayonara, Castle Crashers, and so many more. We have all the latest news including the crazy Ring Fit Adventure reveal, updates on Bloodstained, software…
72: Curry on Rice Edition, Direct Recap, Celeste Farewell, Hyperforma & Decay of Logos Hands-on
Sep 11 • 60 min
It is another action packed week as Nintendo has surprised us with another Nintendo Direct! This time unleashing details on tons of new Switch games including Luigi's Mansion 3, Animal Crossing, Zelda, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Overwatch, and a new SNES…
71: Pokemon Masters, Review-Bombing Astral Chain, & Reggie Goes Back to School!
Sep 4 • 70 min
The gang is finally back together and there is tons of awesome Nintendo news to cover! Pokemon Masters starts off with a bang and massive downloads, Reggie goes back to school, Untitled Goose Game gets a release date, Bulletstorm launches out of no where,…
70: Astral Chain Drops, Switch Lite Hands-on, & The PokeBar!
Aug 28 • 26 min
It is an interesting week again with Michael and Christina on the road, but James is here to break down the latest and greatest in Nintendo news. We get lots of hands-on impressions of the Switch Lite by the press, Polygon gives a great overview of how…
69: Indie World Showcase, Free Switch Upgrades, Dr. Mario World Blunders
Aug 21 • 33 min
Nintendo hit us with an awesome Indie World Showcase this week packed full of Indie goodness. In addition we get some unofficial reports of free upgrades for Nintendo Switch, Tetris 99 Grad Prix Event with Fire Emblem, Mario & Sonic 2D Mode, Neon Green…
68: IGZO Upgrade, Sugarfina Rush, Genki Dock, and Zelda Wireless Chargers
Aug 14 • 45 min
It is a slow news week, but action packed full of some awesome kickstarter projects and one of a kinda Zelda merch that you can pick up. We also get wind of how to spot the updated Switch model with a new fancy screen and perhaps Joy-con updates! Follow…
67: Fortnite Season X, Switch Surpasses N64, Super Nintendo World, Subscriber Goodies
Aug 7 • 62 min
Epic kicks off Fortnite Season X and Michael has a full field report. Christina gets her hands on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and a new wired controller for some awesome online play. Nintendo's financial reports have dropped and things are looking up for the…
66: Youngblood Hands-on, Free Joy-Con Repairs, Faceoff Deluxe+ Controller Review
Jul 31 • 68 min
Michael is still away, but that doesn't mean that we can't have some fun! Christina and James go hands-on with the "buddy mode" in Wolfeinstein: Younblood, play way too much Mario Kart, give updates on My Time in Portia, and try out the Nintendo Switch…
65: Switch Hardware Updates, Fortnite Robot-Monster Battle, Fire Emblem Launches, & Joy-con Drift
Jul 24 • 66 min
Nintendo is doubling the Switch battery life this August, launching new joy-cons (maybe fixing drift issues), gives away Switches & Mario Maker on a Southwest flight, and picks a date for Luigi's Mansion 3! On top of that Fornite is absolutely crazy with…
64: Nintendo Switch Lite, Dr. Mario World is Live, and NES Rewind
Jul 17 • 57 min
It has officially happened… the Nintendo Switch Lite has been announced and coming this fall to stores near you! Additionally, Nintendo updates some components in the original Switch, moves production to Vietnam, and adds new Games to the NES Online…
63: Nintendo Share Holder Updates, Bloodstained Hands-On, and Pokémon Go Turns 3
Jul 10 • 85 min
This week brought the share holder meeting for Nintendo which came along with tons of news about upcoming games, online services, and tons of little goodies. Fortnite is all over the place with the best season ever with the introduction of Stanger Things…
62: SNES Games on Switch Online, Tariffs, Pokemon Masters, and More Bloodstained Issues
Jul 3 • 45 min
This week Christina and Michael discuss the possibility that SNES games will come to Switch Online, tariffs and what it can mean for gamers, Pokemon Masters, the National Pokedex, Bloodstained issues, and all the new releases for the week! Follow Us…
61: Labo Game of the Year, Pedro has all the friends, & Dr. Mario preps for launch
Jun 26 • 53 min
A slow week in news, but filled with tons of amazing new games for Nintendo Switch. Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram, Blog James: Twitter, Blog, YouTube Nintendo Dispatch: Twitter & Website Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us ⭐⭐Links:Dr. Mario…
60: E3 Rehash, Stocks Falling, All the Sales, and Full Micro SD Cards!
Jun 19 • 55 min
Michael is back from a week on the road and gives his full thoughts on E3 2019. We also have all the latest news including Mario Maker 2 online, Fortnite Horde Mode, Nintendo moving Switch production, and what happens when you fill your SD cards. Follow…
59: Nintendo E3 2019 Spectacular!
Jun 12 • 64 min
We have your full breakdown of Nintendo's E3 digital press conference where there were some major announcements including Animal Crossing, Zelda, Luigi's Mansion 3, DQ XI, The Dark Crystal, Fire Emblem, and so so so so so much more! Follow Us Michael:…
Bonus Round: Pokémon Direct Recap & E3 2019 Predictions
Jun 8 • 56 min
It is that time of year! We do a full crazy recap of the latest Pokémon Direct featuring Sword and Shield, which was absolutely AMAZING! Then we break down our predictions of what we think will happen, may happen, and it would be crazy if it happened…
58: Pokémon Press Conference Recap, More Labo VR, & A New Host!
Jun 5 • 71 min
New announcements from the 2019 Pokémon Press Conference such as Pokémon Home and Pokémon Sleep. We discuss Tetris 99, an expensive eShop game, Super Mario Maker 2 Multiplayer details, Labo VR, and all the new releases! Oh, and we have a new host joining…
57: Pokémon Everywhere, Mario Kart Tour Hands-on, Downtown Drop Disaster
May 29 • 74 min
Mario Kart Tour for mobile devices is on the way and we have a full breakdown of the beta! In addition, Pokémon is even more places than ever including shirts, store, and two more Pokémon events. All this and so much more including some awesome new…
56: Switch Surpasses PS4, Game Vouchers, Super Mario Maker 2, & Wick Fortnite Edition
May 22 • 61 min
It is the week of Resident Evil for the Switch, but more importantly the Switch is completely crushing sales in Japan as the #1 selling console of this generation. We break down Super Mario Maker 2 direct, game voucher fiasco, Pokemon Rumble Rush, and all…
55: Fortnite Season 9, Detective Pikachu Review, Tetris 99 DLC
May 15 • 61 min
You are in for a treat with our full review of Fortnite Season 9, Detective Pikachu, and Blazing Beaks! All of this and all of the lastest Nintendo news and game releases. Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram, Blog James: Twitter, Blog, YouTube Nintendo…
54: A Dark Room Pulled from eShop, Game Boy LCD Screen, Pokémon Pass, Bayonetta 3 Update, and Fortnite Live Event
May 8 • 51 min
It's a slow week for Nintendo news, but we have you covered with crazyness from the world of the eShop, The Sonic movie, and all the latest releases. Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram, Blog James: Twitter, Blog, YouTube Nintendo Dispatch: Twitter &…
53: 3DS is Dead, Labo VR Hands-on, Nintendo Financial Report, and Troubles in Portia
May 1 • 78 min
It is a huge week as it is the end of another quarter, which means it is time for financial reports. Nintendo has some huge updates on the success of the Switch, info on new mobile titles, and absolutely no comments on the 3DS. We go hands-on with My Time…
52: Nightmares in Portia, Switch hits China, Joker and more in Smash Bros.
Apr 24 • 77 min
It is another action packed week and Motz is finally back from holiday travel! Nintendo Switch gets a huge 8.0 update, Joker is unleashed along side Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.0, Nintendo & Tencent team up to release Switch in China, Minecraft is…
51: Game Deals, DIY Labo VR Goggles, Star Wars Pinball, and Catan on Switch
Apr 17 • 28 min
On this week's Dispatch we have DIY Labor VR, rumors of a stage builder for Smash Bros. Ultimate, Star Wars Pinball finally lands on Switch this fall, and an odd decision for Wolfenstein: Youngstein. We also have the latest releases including Final…
50: Dragon Quest Movie, Labo VR Hype, Controller With Chat Built In, & Best Buy Leaks?!
Apr 10 • 41 min
So much great Nintendo news this week including three new games coming to Switch online, a trailer for the new Dragon Quest Movie, more Labo VR news, as well as all the new game releases for the week! Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram, Blog James:…
49: Labo Education Edition, Free Nintendo Online, More Wolfenstein, & E3 Hype
Apr 3 • 53 min
Twitch + Nintendo == Awesome! And we should say FREE Nintendo Online service for Twitch Prime Members! We are getting pumped for E3 with a bunch of new tournaments announced, a schedule, and speculation on some games. We have all that and the latest game…
48: Labo VR Revealed, Castle Crashers on Switch, Fortnite Nerf Edition, and NINDIES!!!!
Mar 27 • 63 min
It is an epic week filled with amazing Nindies hitting the Nintendo Switch this year. Nintendo reveals the best-selling indie games, Nerf prepares Fortnite guns, Timberman VS dominates the charts, Motz plays too much Turok, and we have all the new…
47: Long Lost NES Game, Xbox Live on Switch Update, Switch Bundles, RICO Review, and Borderland Rumors
Mar 20 • 52 min
It is another action packed week with some mysteries such as why Nintendo is scheduling maintenance for three days, a lost NES game for over 30 years, mystery Pokemon tweet deletions, and Xbox Live maybe coming to Switch? All this and our full RICO…
46: Micro-Transactions, Mar10 Day, Tetris 99 Online Event, & Labo VR
Mar 13 • 46 min
Nintendo pulls a fast one on us with their new VR experience with Labo! We celebrate Mar10 day with tons of deals that are hard to get, Nintendo cools down on micro-transactions on mobile games, and Nintendo hosts their first Tetris 99 competition! All…
45: Switch Turns 2, Pokémon Sword and Shield, Nintendo ASMR, & Fortnite Season 8
Mar 6 • 72 min
What an action packed week! We have your full wrap up of the Pokémon direct featuring Sword and Shield, updates on Fortnite Season 8, Nintendo goes full ASMR, and some crazy d-pad issues. We also summarize our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch on it's 2nd…
44: Reggie Retires, Fortnite Season 8 Teasers, Pokémon Direct, Resident Evil 4 on Switch, Tons of Games!
Feb 27 • 29 min
It is a crazy week with 30+ games being released for the Nintendo Switch like Trials Rising, Rad Rodgers, Ape Out, and Deltarune. The biggest news is that Reggie is retiring and Bowser is taking over as Nintendo of America president. All of this while a…
43: Nintendo Direct Updates, Pokemon Day, Super Mario Bros. is Worth THOUSANDS, and New Modes for Tetris 99
Feb 20 • 66 min
It has been a week since the latest Nintendo Direct and we have tons of juicy updates on Rune Factory 5, Tetris 99, and Astral Chain. We ponder the rumors of a new Zelda BoTW and if Spyro Reignited Trilogy will ever come to the Switch. We break down the…
Bonus Round: Nintendo Direct Recap: Fire Emblem + Yoshi’s Crafted World and Tetris 99 Hands on
Feb 16 • 31 min
Nintendo dropped some huge bomb shells and the latest direct and we have full breakdown of all games including Super Mario Maker 2, Box Boy + Box Girl, Smash. Bros. Ultimate 3.0, Bloodstaind, Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, Astral Chain, and more! We…
42: Xbox Live For Switch, Mario Bros. 2, Online Boost, WarGroove Domination
Feb 13 • 69 min
Is it almost time for another Nintendo Direct? Rumors have been spiraling around the internet, but we have real news with a voice chat SDK coming to Switch, Xbox Live for Switch, Nintendo Online getting a "boost", and WarGroove has been dominating the…
41: Q3 Financial Briefing, WarGroove Hands-on, Marshmello Dance Party, & Wii Shop Channel Shuts Down
Feb 6 • 61 min
It is another crazy week in the world of Nintendo with huge announcements during their Q3 briefing including this years release time frames, sales numbers for games/consoles, and some upcoming surprise game announcements. We also have a stellar debut by…
40: Indie Highlights, Metroid Prime 4 Delays, Fortnite Ice Storm, and No Switch Price Drops
Jan 30 • 65 min
It is a week full of awesome new games from the recent Indie Highlights event and we have a full break down. With good news comes the bad with Metroid Prime 4 delays and word that there is no new switch successor or price drop on the way. It all isn't bad…
39: Dock Mods, Piranha Plant DLC, Cross-Play Rocket League, Game Freak’s New Game, and Smash Galore
Jan 23 • 58 min
We are about to be flooded with Nindies, Piranha Plant is ready to launch on Smash Bros. Ultimate, there are new Nintendo 3DS Selects, Rocket League Cross-Play, and a new job listing for a NSO Manager. We have all this and this weeks new releases…
38: Fortnite Supply Drop, 2019 Switch Games, NES Classic Anger, Smash Bros. Success
Jan 16 • 60 min
This week we see the smashing success of Smash Bros. Ultimate…the best selling Smash game of all time in Japan and at the same time runaway success for Monster Boy from FDG Entertainment. We also examine the new laws in Japan making it illegal to mod…
37: Predicting Switch Pro/Lite, Shifting Away from Home Consoles, New Super Mario Bros. U!
Jan 9 • 71 min
It's a week of crazy Switch rumors with a potential Pro or Lite version coming down the road. We give our thoughts on this and the world of Fortnite. We take a look at the latest released including some true gems. Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram,…
36: Happy 2019! Persona 5 Rumors, Celeste CE, Wireless Charging, Fitness, and Monthly Fortnite Update
Jan 2 • 80 min
It's a new year and we are off to a great start with tons of great news including Epics awesome success, a Celeste collectors edition, and some new Persona 5 rumors. We also have the latest released including a full hands on of Fitness Boxing. Follow Us…
35: Nintendo Goes To Court, No More Minecraft, Damon Departs, Genki Bluetooth, & Our Top Picks for 2018
Dec 26, 2018 • 59 min
It is the last podcast of the year and we have a banger! Niantic is crushing it with Pokemon Go, Nintendo is dominating the holiday NPD charts, and Celeste sells more than 500,000 copies this year. Nintendo heads to court in Europe over pre-purchases,…
34: Classic Consoles, Smash Bros. Ultimate Online is Broken, New Pokémon GO PvP and Event, and Stardew Valley Multiplayer
Dec 19, 2018 • 61 min
Reggie is back in the spotlight and sheds some light on the future of the NES & SNES Classic Consoles and if there will be a N64 Classic. We take a look at the latest updates for Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon GO, and Stardew Valley and at the same time…
33: Flip Grip, Marvel Exclusives, The Game Awards Recap, & Mobile Updates
Dec 12, 2018 • 63 min
Nintendo titles swept The Game Awards, and even more great games are headed our way including Mortal Kombat and a new Marvel Exclusive. We have all the great Nintendo news, released, and a full breakdown of the new Flip Grip accessory for your Switch.…
32: Smash Bros. Ultimate Launch, Switch Holiday Success, Larger Joy-Cons, & Winter Splatfest
Dec 5, 2018 • 26 min
It has been a wonderful holiday season for Nintendo with record settings sales and huge game releases including this week's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It isn't all Smash Bros. this week as we have some really cool updates for Splatoon 2, Stardew Valley,…
31: The Super Nintendo Theme Park, Piranha Plant Amiibo Problems, Pokémon: Let’s Go Is a HIT, Super Smash Bros. Leaks, and Dragalia Lost
Nov 28, 2018 • 34 min
This week we discuss the new Nintendo theme park, Piranha Plant Amiibo shortages, the Pokémon: Let'sGo sales numbers for its first week as well as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leaks. Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram, Blog James: Twitter, Blog, YouTube…
30: Warframe Drops, More Pinball, and Reggie Talks Metroid 4, N64 Classic, and DLC
Nov 21, 2018 • 63 min
Reggie gives us full updates and thoughts on the N64 Classic, Metroid 4's release timeframe, downloadable content, and the state of the 3DS. We also have all the latest releases for the week and updates on Pinball FX3. Follow Us Michael: Twitter,…
29: Pokémon Let’s Go Launch, YouTube on Switch, Katamari Damacy Demo, and a Nintendo Holiday Experience
Nov 14, 2018 • 59 min
This week we have all kinds of good stuff to talk about! We discuss the Pokémon Let's Go launch, YouTube, the Nintendo Holiday Experience, Overwatch, and a new Zelda coming to Switch!? We also have a big week of games including Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu /…
28: Smash Bros. Direct, Pokémon Details, 3DS Marches On, & Moonlighter Release
Nov 7, 2018 • 66 min
It is official everything that could be announced for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been announced! We break down the full direct, have the latest Pokémon news, Civilization VI online details, the week's news and the best sellers. We got the new releases…
27: Smash Bros. Ultimate Everywhere, Resident Evil Invades Switch, First Ever Wii Remote, and This is the Police II
Oct 31, 2018 • 55 min
It is time for some serious Smash Bros. Ultimate rumors and news as the upcoming Nintendo Direct lingers. Some serious Wii prototypes hit the market, Switch is selling well, and a bunch of new games are coming like Resident Evil, ARK, and Dragon Quest…
26: Open World Pokémon, Zombie Mario, Everything Diablo III, & Starlink Hands-On
Oct 24, 2018 • 54 min
Motz received his starter edition of Starlink: Battle for Atlas from Best Buy and has an epic story to just play the game. A plethora of Diablo III news, hardware, and accessories have been announced, Mario gets ready for Halloween, Panic Button wants…
25: N64 Classic Rumors, Bally/Williams Pinball Tables on Pinball FX, Switch Update, Dragalia Lost Overtakes Animal Crossing
Oct 17, 2018 • 46 min
A new week and a new Nintendo rumor! This time, it's about the N64 Classic! Are we getting one soon?! Also crossplay on Diablo III, missing JoyCons, boxing on Switch, a new update! We also review this weeks new releases including Lego DC Super Villains,…
24: New Hardware Rumors, More NES Games, Splatoween, The Walking Dead Lives On
Oct 10, 2018 • 52 min
Rumors are a buzz of new Nintendo Switch hardware hitting the shelves next year, Splatoon 2's next Splatfest and Halloween event is spectacular, Pokemon Let's Go accessories announced, new Switch Online NES games, and all of the latest releases. We take a…
23: PS4 Fortnite Cross-Play, 6 Months of Cloud Saves, Mario Party Controller Support, Minecraft, and Mario Kart Arcade!
Oct 3, 2018 • 45 min
This week on the Nintendo Dispatch we talk about PS4 getting cross-play, Nintendo cloud saves and how long our data is stored. We also discuss Mario Party and its lack of handheld mode, all the Minecraft news and much more! We also review all the new…
22: Nintendo Online is LIVE, Telltale Games Lay Offs, Smite on Switch, and a Fortnite Switch Bundle!
Sep 26, 2018 • 58 min
Nintendo Online Service is FINALLY live! This week we discuss our thoughts about the service as well as recent news stories revolving around it! We also talk about the Telltale Games lay offs, the rumors of Smite coming to Switch and a brand new Fortnite…
21: Fortnite Is Ruined, Splatoon Invades Animal Crossing, & Amazing Indie Releases
Sep 19, 2018 • 38 min
The Nintendo Directs are over and we are back to our regular schedule with the latest news, best sellers, releases, and of course we discuss what we have been playing. This week Fortnite removes video capture, tomtoc has new cases, Smash Bros. goes to…
Bonus Round: Nintendo Direct Recap - Animal Crossing, Luigi’s Mansion, Switch Online, & More
Sep 16, 2018 • 48 min
We have the full breakdown of the September 13th Nintendo Direct full of amazing Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch game announcements. In addition, we take a look at some new news that has come up since the direct on the Nintendo Switch Online service.…
20: Cloud Saves, Direct Delay Spoilers, Let’s Go Switch, and more Fortnite
Sep 12, 2018 • 61 min
This week we discuss what we think WOULD have been shown during the Nintendo Direct, the confusing cloud storage issues, the cute Pokemon Lets Go Special Edition Switch, and Fortnite toys!! We also review all the new games coming out this week including…
19: Nindies Round 2, Live from PAX, Zelda Glitch, Zen Pinball, Smash Bros. Events, and System Updates
Sep 5, 2018 • 39 min
It is non-stop Nindies as Nintendo unleashed another Nindies Direct. We take a quick look at the latest games as Motz goes hands-on at PAX West. We also have the latest news including new Smash Bros. Bundles and Play Events, Zelda Glitches, new system…
18: Switch Dominates, Comics, Labo Kart, Godmaster, and Monster Hunter
Aug 29, 2018 • 39 min
This week developers, producers, and consumers are praising the Switch and Nintendo. Nintendo has completely taken over the sales charts in both Japan and the US. Blizzard, and Bethesda love the Switch, more Nindies are on the way, Hollow Knight Godmaster…
17: Nindies Direct, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Fruit Racing, & 60ish FPS
Aug 22, 2018 • 47 min
What a week! Nintendo UK completely surprised us with an awesome Nintendo Direct: Nindies Edition and we break down all the games! On top of all the new game releases we have some news including Diablo III that is finally official, Netflix is working…
16: Smash Bros. Direct, Diablo & Rage 2 Ports, Top Games, + Why Did Luigi Die?
Aug 15, 2018 • 68 min
It is Smash Bros. week on the dispatch! We tackle all of the highs and lows from the Nintendo Direct covering Smash Bros. Ultimate. We also break down the latest news including potential Diablo & Rage 2 ports, Doom Eternal, and speculation on why Luigi…
15: 20 Million Switches, 1 Million Octopath, Fake Pro Controllers, and Dead Cells & Overcooked 2 Release
Aug 8, 2018 • 41 min
This week is all about sales sales sales! Not only do we have sales numbers for the Nintendo Switch, Octopath Traveler, and the NES Classic, but tons of games are on sale! We also break down the latest releases including Dead Cells, Overcooked 2, and…
14: Mario Orchestra, Smash Bros. Controllers, Labo 3.0, and WarioWare Gold
Aug 1, 2018 • 61 min
This week is packed full of game and accessory announcements with a plethora of new Gamecube controllers for Smash Bros. Ultimate and new Handheld Mode enabled Joy-Cons. We also have an update on Octopath Traveler availability, Online subscription…
13: Octopath Sells Tons, MHGU x Zelda, Labo Creator Contest, and Super Destronaut DX War!
Jul 25, 2018 • 52 min
The Nintendo Switch is completely crushing it in Japan as Octopath Traveler has taken the world by storm! Nintendo also announced some amazing new Zelda crossovers with both Mario Kart 8 and the new Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate. We try to figure…
Bonus Round: The Case of Illegal Pre-order Programs
Jul 21, 2018 • 24 min
Do we still need video game pre-order programs? We discuss Nintendo's current lawsuit going on in the EU over their current system that doesn't allow consumers to cancel a game pre-order. We also discuss what we like, dislike, and look back on memories…
12: Splatoon Hackers, Let’s Go Reveals, Rocket League Cross-Play, and Fortnite Season 5
Jul 18, 2018 • 55 min
Splatoon 2 players are getting upset about rampant cheating happening in online battles and calling for anti-cheat measures to be put in place. Nintendo is actively fighting it by banning consoles and rolling out hardware updates to patch exploits.…
11: Favorite Zelda Game, All the Pokémon, New Splatfest, Warframe, and Semblance
Jul 11, 2018 • 39 min
This week is filled with all things Pokémon as Go celebrates two full years out on the app store and Quest is crushing it in the first week. Reggie also sits down to discuss his favorite Zelda game and so do we! In other news Splatoon's next Splatfest is…
Bonus Round: Nintendo Switch Docked vs Undocked
Jul 7, 2018 • 27 min
It is time for the epic battle of Docked vs Undocked!!! The Nintendo Switch is a unique system that allows you to take it anywhere with you. On this week's Bonus Round we discuss how we play our Nintendo Switch and why we prefer docked or undocked…
10: Mario Kart Labo, Future of the 3DS, Labo Creators Contest, & Arena of Valor
Jul 4, 2018 • 59 min
Nintendo Labo is back and is everywhere as Mario Kart 8 gains official Labo support and Motz goes hands-on with the new "experience". Nintendo is also kicking off an awesome Labo Creators Contest with one of the coolest prizes that we have ever seen.…
9: Flip Grip Backed, Cross-Play for Everyone, Donkey Kong Adventure, & Pokémon Go Gifts
Jun 27, 2018 • 37 min
In this week's episode we discuss cross-play a bit more and the recent ad showcasing Nintendo and Microsoft gamers playing Minecraft together. We also get into the numbers a bit by breaking down the May NPD's. We discuss Wolfenstein and their plans (or no…
8: Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion, Octopath Traveler, Fortnite Mysteries & Cross-Play Updates
Jun 20, 2018 • 45 min
Yes, Sony hates gamers and continues to block Fortnite cross-play and Nintendo has an official statement. Pokémon Go gets a huge update and Nintendo sneaks out some great new games including Octo Expansion for Splatoon 2 and Donkey Kong on Switch! Reggie…
7: Nintendo’s Glorious Return to E3
Jun 13, 2018 • 72 min
In this legendary Nintendo Dispatch we break down all of the news and game releases for the week of June 10th 2018 as expected, but cap it off with our full breakdown of everything that Nintendo announced and released at E3 2018. This week sparks big news…
6: Pokémon News, Fortnite on Switch, and Mario Tennis Aces
Jun 6, 2018 • 44 min
This week we recap ALL that crazy Pokémon news, as well as Niantic paying out $1,575,000 because the first PokémonGo fest was such a failure. We also talk E3 leaks and rumors, Fortnite on the Switch, the new Astro gaming headset, and the top games of last…
Bonus Round: Pokémon Announcements & Nintendo E3 Predictions
Jun 2, 2018 • 56 min
It is finally time for our Nintendo E3 Predictions! We break down each and every crazy thing that Nintendo could do in a few weeks during their Direct, but of course they had to go and spoil it by announcing two new Pokémon games right after we recorded,…
5: Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version, Dockless Nintendo Switch, and so many games!
May 30, 2018 • 39 min
This week we discuss the recent release of Resident Evil 7 cloud version in Japan as well as the "Second Unit" dockless Nintendo Switch. We also discuss new game news including Overwatch on Switch, Killer 7, Mario Tennis Aces Online, and the new Mii…
Bonus Round: State of the eShop. Our likes, dislikes, and the most needed feature
May 26, 2018 • 24 min
This week we discuss what we like and dislike about the Nintendo eShop. We also give Nintendo our suggestion on features that NEED to be added. Follow Us Michael: Twitter, Instagram, Blog James: Twitter, Blog, YouTube Nintendo Dispatch: Twitter & Website…
4: DIY JoyCon repairs, Little Nightmares, and Pokémon and Star Fox Rumors
May 23, 2018 • 31 min
This week we discuss the recent Splatoon 2 Splatfest results, DIY JoyCon Repairs, chat about Pokémon and Star Fox rumors, and give initial feelings on Little Nightmares. We cover mobile news and break down all the new games releasing this week including:…
Bonus Round: Do We Still Need the 3DS?
May 19, 2018 • 25 min
For this .5 episode James and Michael discuss the 3DS and whether or not it should still exist now that we live in a world with the Nintendo Switch. What are the pros/cons for having Nintendo still support it and predictions for its future. Follow Us…
3: Launch Contest, Nintendo Switch Online, Splatfest, Monster Hunter, Minecraft, & Bloodstained
May 16, 2018 • 31 min
We are very excited to launch Nintendo Dispatch to the world and to kick things off right we're having an amazing contest with glorious prizes! Win a Waterfield Switch Cityslicker case or amazing Nintendo Switch games! We discuss the new details recently…
2: Miitomo is Dead, Nintendo Gets Sued, & Nintendo Going Mobile
May 9, 2018 • 41 min
Nintendo has decided to shut down the Miitomo, Nintendo's first app. Nintendo is getting sued by Gamevice on the claim that the Switch design infringes on their patents. With the death of Miitomo and Nintendo creating a new IP for mobile, James and…
1: Nintendo’s New President, Switch Success, E3 Schedule, & Labo Constructed
May 2, 2018 • 49 min
Big news in the Nintendo universe with the announcement that Tatsumi Kimishima will step down as president. A strong 2017 fiscal year thanks to the Switch's success. Nintendo looks to go big at this year's E3 with Super Smash Bros. and Splatoon. James…
0: Welcome to Nintendo Dispatch
May 1, 2018 • 89 min
Welcome to Nintendo Dispatch, your weekly Nintendo podcast where we break down the latest news, game releases, and happenings in the Nintendo universe. In this inaugural episode we introduce everyone to the podcast, review year one of the Switch, and talk…