Nintendo Dispatch

Nintendo Dispatch

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Nintendo fanboys Michael and James breakdown the latest news, game releases, and happenings in the Nintendo universe.
16: Smash Bros. Direct, Diablo & Rage 2 Ports, Top Games, + Why Did Luigi Die?
Aug 15 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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…