The Vookcast - Australia's Nintendo Podcast

The Vookcast - Australia's Nintendo Podcast

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The Vookcast is Australia’s Nintendo Podcast. Join the team for the latest Nintendo news, both local and international. We’ve got the latest impressions and thoughts on the Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, DS and everything on the eShop. Wheth…
#173 - Ys: Lacrimosa of Good Ass Wii Games
Aug 4 • 41 min
Steven, Chris and Luke talk Ys, Go Vacation and forgotten Wii games that we’d like to see find their way to Switch.
#172 - Carpet of Show 2018
Jun 29 • 56 min
Chris takes on the hosting duties while Steven is off gallivanting, and joins Josh, Andrew and Luke to chat all things Nintendo and otherwise at E3 2018.
#171 - Pokémon Let’s Go! Is it dung?
Jun 1 • 40 min
Steven, Josh and Chris talk Pokemon news, Sonic revelations and a little beetle bouncing around an island.
#170 - It’s Better Than Mario
May 14 • 40 min
Steven, Josh, James and Luke break down the Switch Online details we know so far, mourn the loss of Miitomo and chat Donkey Kong!
#169 - Like you’re back in the 90s
Apr 16 • 28 min
Steven and James chat old games coming to Switch, with or without Virtual Console, along with new video streaming apps and unfortunate game delays.
#168 - Truck yeah or Ah, Truck?
Apr 2 • 52 min
Steven, Josh and Chris join new-to-the-show Luke to chat about the minor indie explosion of the Nindies Showcase, prod Luke for answers about Labo and have a truckin’ good time talking about what we’ve been playing.
#167 - He Died Along With Vexx
Mar 10 • 73 min
Steven, James and Josh give the run down of the jam-packed Nintendo Direct from this week!
#166 - It’s like the Royal Show
Feb 24 • 43 min
Steven, Josh and James chat about Bayonetta 1 + 2, Payday 2, Night in the Woods, Hollow and Dandara.
#165 - Switch Review Pot-Luck
Feb 1 • 49 min
Steven, James and Chris talk about some recent Switch game reviews.
#164 - FunkyCast
Jan 14 • 77 min
Steven, James and Ben chat Nintendo Direct Mini
#163 - The Birds Are On My Side
Jan 7 • 42 min
Steven, James and Mel talk Switch in 2018 and Brawlout
#162 - amiibo Restaurant
Dec 3, 2017 • 55 min
amiibo cereal, Yooka Laylee details, Skyrim, Doom, Pokemon USUM
#161 - Live from PAX AUS 2017
Nov 7, 2017 • 60 min
A live, on location chat about PAX shenanigans!
#160 - International 4.0.0
Oct 23, 2017 • 44 min
Switch updates, indie success and game chat.
#159 - Don’t use the amiibo!
Oct 7, 2017 • 76 min
SNES Mini chat, Wii Shop Channel condolences and NBA 2K18 controversy
#158 - Direct to Metroid
Sep 21, 2017 • 82 min
Chat about Metroid Samus Returns, also the latest Nintendo Direct
#157 - Bye Bye, Miiverse
Sep 10, 2017 • 53 min
Steven, Daniel, and Troy cover the last few weeks of various Nintendo goings-on. Miiverse is going away (oh no!), Mario & Rabbids Kingdom Battle is good apparently, and a whole bunch of Nindies got announced. If you want to get i…
#156 - We did the Mash
Aug 23, 2017 • 43 min
Steven, Daniel, and Troy cover the last few weeks of various Nintendo goings-on. Troy grumps a little about the eShop, we go over some of the interesting announcements from and around Gamescom, and get some differing perspecitives on Sonic…
#155 - Lessons and Grumbles
Aug 10, 2017 • 63 min
Steven, Daniel, and Troy cover the last few weeks of various Nintendo goings-on. Steven grumps a little and gets a lesson in Splatoon 2, everyone wants a Metroid 3DS XL and wonders why people have to play Mario Kart 7 to qualify for the Ni…
#154 - Splatting the Bulby Boys
Jul 27, 2017 • 61 min
Steven, Daniel, and Troy cover the last few weeks of various Nintendo goings-on, and have some chats about Splatoon, Bulb Boy, Ever Oasis and more! If you want to get in on the next live podcast, game night or just join in on the community…
#153 - SNES Mini Mania!
Jul 1, 2017 • 72 min
Daniel, Troy and Lila ramble and talk about the SNES Classic Mini, Switch update 3.0.0, and ARMS in another live Vookcast! If you want to get in on the next live podcast, game night or just join in on the community, come along to our
#152 - (LIVE!) E3 2017
Jun 15, 2017 • 113 min
Steven, Daniel, Troy and Vook went live on the Discord to record the podcast along with the community to talk about all the big announcements from Nintendo at E3 2017! It’s a monster 2 hour episode, so strap in! If you want to get in on th…
#151 - Is ARMS art?
May 31, 2017 • 54 min
Steven, Daniel, James and Troy cover the last two weeks of various Nintendo goings-on, and have some chats about Monster Hunter XX, ARMS, Ultra Street Fighter 2, Thumper and more! If you want to get in on the next live podcast, game night …
#150 - Does ARMS have legs?
May 21, 2017 • 37 min
Steven, Daniel, James and Troy cover the last two weeks of various Nintendo goings-on, and have some chats about Fire Emblem Echoes and Minecraft on Switch If you want to get in on the next live podcast, game night or just join in on the c…
#149 - Learning about Puyos
May 2, 2017 • 38 min
Steven, Daniel, James and Troy cover the last two weeks of various Nintendo goings-on, and have some chats about Tumbleseed, Puyo Puyo Tetris and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe If you want to get in on the next live podcast, game night or just join i…
#148 - Wonder Boys and Wonder Girls
Apr 20, 2017 • 58 min
Steven, Daniel and Troy cover the last two weeks of various Nintendo goings-on, and have some chats about difficult games like Graceful Explosion Machine (they don’t let you get a chill vibe, yo) and the joy of Wonder Boy The Dragon’s Trap!
#147 - Blaster Passta
Apr 3, 2017 • 58 min
Steven, Daniel and Troy cover the last two weeks of various Nintendo goings-on, along with some discussion around Blaster Master Zero, Snake Pass and Splatoon. If you want to get in on the next live podcast, game night or just join in on t…
#146 - 3D Sonic Is a Frog
Mar 21, 2017 • 37 min
Steven, Daniel and Troy cover the last two week sof various Nintendo goings-on, along with some discussion around Switch games being more expensive than the same game on other platforms. If you want to get in on the next live podcast, game…
#145 - 0 Days Since Last Dark Souls Mention
Mar 8, 2017 • 98 min
The Switch is finally out, and we’ve all had a heap of time to play around with it and form some thoughts that we try to give in this bumper Switch launch episode. Also, James is back! Covering a little bit of news to begin with, the bulk …
#144 - Smells Good
Feb 24, 2017 • 62 min
The Vookcast is back. Steven, Troy and Daniel are spicy, lovely and fancy respectively and come together one last time before the Switch appears in each of our hands. It's probably worth mentioning that the announcement of Virtual Cons…
#143 - Troy Switched, we asked things!
Jan 17, 2017 • 62 min
Troy went and played the Switch at a press event in Melbourne, so we grilled him with questions from the community on Discord and Twitter, along with a few questions from us for good measure. If you want to get in on the next live podcast,…
#142 - Switchmas (LIVE!)
Jan 13, 2017 • 63 min
Steven, Troy and newcomer Lila got together immediately after the Switch Presentation today to decompress and chat about everything that’s just been unveiled about the Switch’s launch and near future. We also had Kyouma of the Oceanink Off…
#141 - The night before the night before Switchmas
Jan 11, 2017 • 59 min
Steven, Troy and Daniel with a special episode full of Switch event predictions. A couple of reasonable predictions and some gorillas bananas crazy predictions. If you want to get in on the next live podcast (especially this coming Fri…
#140 - It dislikes heavy children
Nov 30, 2016 • 55 min
Switch things happened, Virtual Console things happened in Japan, games aren’t com,ing to Wii U! Join Steven, Daniel and Troy to chat about all of these things. Also, Pokémon Sun and Moon came out, Troy and Steven have played them and have…
#139 - Mini NES Nightmares
Nov 15, 2016 • 56 min
The Nintendo Classic Mini happened, Steven and Troy have one and Daniel doesn’t care about them. Join us to talk about how much of a nightmare they are to find. Miitomo also had a ‘Big Update’, so did Animal Crossing, and the Wii U is defi…
#138 - Party of Five
Nov 1, 2016 • 64 min
Nintendo let out a few tidbits of information about the Switch after the reveal, so Steven, Troy and Daniel are here to cover that along with the latest in Pokémon Sun and Moon news. Along with that, Steven has been playing Paper Mario: Co…
#137 (LIVE!) - It’s called Switch
Oct 20, 2016 • 43 min
We recorded a podcast immediately after the Nintendo Switch reveal, we were very excited and very tired, so it’s a bit more of a raw, unedited and loose episode. If you want to get in on the next live podcast or join in on the community, c…
#136 - Pokémon: A Regular Old Game
Oct 20, 2016 • 45 min
We played the demo of Pokemon Sun and Moon, and have some things to say about it! Daniel played Severed and thinks it’s pretty rad Links
#135 - Brionne is a bit sad
Oct 6, 2016 • 50 min
Steven, Troy and Daniel convene to discuss the new Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon evolutions and features, Dragon Quest VII (kinda) and SteamWorld Heist hitting the Wii U. Links
#134 - Sgt Peppers Lonely Cruskits Debate Podcast
Sep 21, 2016 • 42 min
Steven, Troy and Daniel convene to discuss Pokemon Go Plus, Apple and Nintendo sitting in a tree, and a couple of recent indie releases. Links
#133 - Just Be Nice
Sep 7, 2016 • 72 min
Surprise! A 3DS related Nintendo Direct dropped so we figured we’d go off schedule a bit and bring an episode of the Vookcast to you without waiting a full 2 weeks like normal. We cover all the announcements from the Nintendo Direct that a…
#132 - The Table’s a Bit Wobbly
Aug 31, 2016 • 32 min
There’s not been much come out, so we decided to go with a short news episode and to test a new news format. Each of us brings a topic of interest to the table, and we have a chat about it, hopefully making sure that anything we discuss is interest…
#131 - Fan games, fan games everywhere…
Aug 18, 2016 • 58 min
Steven, Daniel and Troy have a nice chat about fan game slick AM2R and Pokémon Uranium, some weird Pokémon appearing in the Alola region and the news of some localisation announcements. A dive into Monster Hunter Generations rounds off the episode.
#130 - We Do Comment On Rumours & Speculation
Aug 3, 2016 • 52 min
Steven, Daniel and Troy reconvene the Vookcast to have a big ol’ chat about the recent NX rumours. Is it a handheld? Does it use cartridges? Who knows! But we’ll talk about it.
#129 - The CallieCast
Jul 5, 2016 • 69 min
Steven, Daniel and Troy talk Splatfests, new Pokémon, amiibo, dying game servers and NX in the news segment. This is followed by some discussion on games they’ve been playing this fortnight, Mighty No. 9, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE and another game you …
#128 - Vooks Treehouse Live (Delayed Telecast)
Jun 20, 2016 • 87 min
Steven, Daniel, Vook and Troy gather round the microphone to get all their feelings out about Nintendo’s E3 2016 presence.
#127 - Pocken? Pokin?
Mar 27, 2016 • 50 min
Steven and Daniel are back to talk about what’s been going on in Nintendo over the last fortnight. Listen in for some talk about Wii U production ceasing, Miitomo doing well in Japan, NX rumours and this fortnight’s biggest release Pokken Tournament.
#126 - Robobobobot
Mar 12, 2016 • 62 min
Steven and Daniel give a run down on most everything announced in the recent Nintendo Directs.
#125 - BILL!
Dec 12, 2015 • 63 min
News - Minecraft on Wii U - Project M no longer in development - Nintendo Account - Splatoon at The Game Awards Games Discussed - Pokémon Picross - Xenoblade Chronicles X - Yo Kai Watch
#124 - A Long Awaited Direct
Nov 21, 2015 • 75 min
We’ve been gone a while, sorry about that. But we’re back today with some talk about the most recent, long awaited, Nintendo Direct broadcast. News runs the gamut from Zelda to Fire Emblem, Splatoon to Pokémon, indie releases to Star Fox.
#123 - VCR Tape #011: Project Zero 2 - Wii Edition
Jul 29, 2015 • 58 min
Surprise! The Vookcast regulars, Steven and James, return with an all new Vookcast after a brief and regrettable hiatus! This is our first VCR episode in several months, and for those who are just joining us, VCR episodes are episodes where we look at …
#122 - E3 and Fabrics
Jul 3, 2015 • 103 min
Greeting and salutations loyal Vookcast listeners! We took somewhat of a quick mid-season break and returned to bring you our totally unbiased and unadulterated thoughts on Nintendo’s E3 showings. It’s a doozy of an episode as we cover all of the up…
#121 - Squids, Plastic Restocks and E3 Predictions
Jun 9, 2015 • 81 min
Episode 121 of the Vookcast is here. Along with James hosting and Steven being there as per usual, we have special guests Wayne and Troy on board to chat the last fortnight and a bit of Nintendo. Amiibo restocks, counterfeit amiibo, amiibo cards, Ch…
#120 - StreetPass Zombies & Zombies
May 20, 2015 • 64 min
Get comfortable, because the Vookcast is back for a new episode. Usual host James is out for the count (or more accurately, his computer is) so Steven stepped up to the plate. Hopefully he didn’t do a terrible job. Steven is joined by old favourite Da…
#119 - Banjos, Ukeleles and Squids?
May 6, 2015 • 73 min
While we have no major new releases to talk about this fortnight we do have heaps of news to cover in this episode which is more than enough reason to bring our loyal listeners yet another episode of the Vookcast! Series regulars James and Steven co…
#118 - Direct Back Slash
Apr 9, 2015 • 73 min
The team once again returns for another episode of the Vookcast, but this time we’re able to comment on the Nintendo Direct News straight after it happens! James, Steven and Troy all go over the latest announcements from the direct - from Amiibo to Shi…
#117 - Vookcast Episode #117 - Party of Five (No, Actually, Two)
Mar 25, 2015 • 65 min
Some of the biggest news to hit Nintendo circles for years has happened this fortnight, and like clockwork the Vookcast crew are here to have a chat and break down just what this might mean for Nintendo’s future. There is of course the big announcem…
#116 - VCR Tape #010: Kirby Canvas Curse
Mar 10, 2015 • 45 min
Welcome to yet another VCR episode for 2015, and this one is quite an interesting one. While we go into this game in some considerable depth, the episode is much shorter than others but we hope you still enjoy our look at Kirby Canvas Curse, one of the…
#115 - Of Masks and Monsters
Feb 24, 2015 • 87 min
It’s been a big fortnight for news and releases, so the Vookcast brings you a new traditional style episode full of news, discussion and the latest releases. Some big Wii U news this week with new Smash Bros 8-player stages, Splatoon details and sal…
#114 - VCR Tape #009: Resident Evil CODE Veronica
Feb 10, 2015 • 71 min
Welcome to the first VCR episode of the Vookcast for 2015! For those who are just joining us, VCR stands for Vooks Critical Review! It’s where the team sits down, looks at a (sometimes controversial) title and dissects it in it’s entirety from story to…
#113 - Directly And Belated To You!
Jan 28, 2015 • 66 min
The usual suspects of James and Steven are back onto the latest news to recap and provide penetrating insights on the latest Nintendo news! The crew chat about the recent news to come out of the Nintendo direct including all the latest updates on am…
#112 - Tracking Treasure Into 2015
Jan 14, 2015 • 75 min
Welcome to the new year, and welcome to the first Vookcast of 2015! Regular hosts James and Steven are joined by returning guests Troy and Wayne to ring in the new year with news and game talk. The crew chat about the interesting news from over the …
#111 - A Fortnight Old 2014 Wrap
Dec 22, 2014 • 101 min
It’s been a little while since our last episode (sorry again about that!) but James and Steven are finally back for this final Vookcast episode of 2014. We missed a fair bit of news in the Mysterious Lost Episode™ so we cover the most important stuf…
#110 – VCR Tape #008: Donkey Kong 64
Nov 20, 2014 • 72 min
The team returns with an all new VCR! In case you weren’t aware, the Vooks Critical Review is a special kind of podcast episode where the team discusses and dissects a game in Nintendo’s past, whether it be third or first party, and talk about how it h…
#109 – The Witching Hour
Nov 4, 2014 • 96 min
Another fortnight, another episode of the Vookcast! This fortnight, the team looks at the latest updates in the world of Smash Bros, Pokemon, the eShop as well as other miscellaneous announcements. James, Steven and Ben all delve into the latest ann…
#108 – VCR Tape #007: Sweet Home
Oct 21, 2014 • 78 min
The team returns with an all new VCR! In case you weren’t aware, the Vooks Critical Review is a special kind of podcast episode where the team discusses and dissects a game in Nintendo’s past, whether it be third or first party, and talk about how it h…
#107 - Smashing
Oct 7, 2014 • 84 min
It’s pretty obvious what this episode is about but we’ll play along for a little bit. Yet another traditional episode of the Vookcast returns with the usual crew of James, Steven and Daniel. The team talks about the latest news, of which there was hard…
#106 - Hyrule, Curtains, Magnets and Turnkicks
Sep 23, 2014 • 74 min
The team returns with yet another episode of the Vookcast! We go over the latest news, as minimal as it is, including the latest Smash Brothers updates as well as the Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire demo that was recently announced for release in…
#105 - New News, Witch News and More News
Sep 9, 2014 • 78 min
The team returns with a very special guest - VOOK himself! We go over the latest news in all of the directs Nintendo have put out in the past few weeks. First up is the discussion about the new Smash Bros. announcements - but don’t worry, we don’t m…
#104 - Steampunk, Japanese Ghosts and Transformers
Aug 26, 2014 • 88 min
The team returns to our traditional format for this episode, where we do a brief recap of all the latest news in the world of Nintendo. Since there’s no new releases to talk about, we are doing what we call Team Picks, where the team talks about one ga…
#103 – VCR Tape #006: Trauma Center Under The Knife / Second Opinion
Aug 12, 2014 • 65 min
Our first Vooks Critical Review (VCR) since our mid year break is the flavour of the fortnight. In case you didn’t know, the Vooks Critical Review is a special kind of podcast episode where the team discusses and dissects a game in Nintendo’s past, whe…
#102 – The News, The Whole News and Nothing But The News
Jul 30, 2014 • 100 min
Greetings and salutations to all our loyal listeners, and thanks for tuning in! Returning from a short mid-season hiatus, the usual team of James, Steven and Daniel bring you their thoughts on the latest news and updates in the world of Nintendo! Th…
#101 – VCR Tape #005 - Timesplitters 2
Jul 1, 2014 • 100 min
The team returns with a brand new VCR tape! VCR stands for Vooks Critical Review, and it means the team will be diving into a game of yesteryear (or maybe even more recent) to dissect and critique it and see how well it holds up today! The game for …
#100 - E3 2014 Spectacular
Jun 18, 2014 • 101 min
It’s been a huge week for Nintendo and we think it shows in this episode of the Vookcast! Commemorating our 100th episode, the team looks at all of the announcements to come out of E3. The usual team of James, Steven and Daniel is joined by special gu…
#99 - Mario Kart Sucks: Triple Deluxe
Jun 3, 2014 • 77 min
To finalise our celebrations for Mario Kart MAYhem, and yes, we realise it’s June, here’s a brand new episode of the Vookcast! This episode goes through all of the latest news that we’ve yet to cover on the Vookcast, including controversial topics like…
#98 - Flying Animals, Space Travellers & Lasers
May 21, 2014 • 51 min
The team opens up the Nintendo vault to do another in-depth critique for a game belonging to a franchise that Nintendo has long forgot. Released several years ago for the original DS, and the latest (original) Starfox title in the franchise, Starfox…
#97 - Flashing Lights, Remixes and Strange Sports
May 7, 2014 • 81 min
We have a regular news and games episode for you this fortnight. The usual crew of James, Steven and Daniel all return, and are joined by Troy. You might recognise him from a past episode, or from the Mario Kart Twitch streams that have been happening …
#96 - Leeches, Typewriters and Opera Singing
Apr 23, 2014 • 86 min
The team returns with it’s third ever in-depth critique episode. This game was one of the most controversial inclusions of the series it belongs too, and was so unsuccessful that it sparked it’s developer to completely change up the formula. In case…
#95 – From Top Hats and Lapels to Boobs and Violence
Apr 9, 2014 • 70 min
The team returns with another traditional episode this fortnight. James, Steven and Daniel all return to discuss the latest news and announcements, including the (finally) release of Retro City Rampage, the announcement of Cult County and all that juic…
#94 - That Damn Kazoo
Mar 25, 2014 • 73 min
It’s business as usual with the latest episode of the Vookcast which returns to the traditional format with special guest, Troy, the staffer who does our weekly eShop updates. The usual team and our esteemed guest go through all the latest and most not…
#93 - A Tropical Getaway for an In-Depth Critique
Mar 11, 2014 • 70 min
Most of you guessed it, and it’s therefore one of our worst kept secrets, but we’ve finally put together our thoughts to bring our viewers a in-depth look at one of Nintendo’s most divisive Mario games - Super Mario Sunshine. A critical and commercial …
#92 - Tropical Submarines
Feb 25, 2014 • 76 min
The team returns to the traditional format to bring our loyal listeners their thoughts on the latest and greatest announcements of the last fortnight. The latest announcements for Smash Brothers and the updating of release dates (and delays) for variou…
#91 - An In-Depth Look at Metroid: Other M
Feb 12, 2014 • 80 min
The team has been busy at work researching and playing one of the most divisive Nintendo games to bring you this episode of the podcast – our long awaited (and possibly overdue) Metroid Other M in-depth critique! The regular team of James, Steven an…
#90 - (Fashionably) Late To The Party
Jan 29, 2014 • 54 min
Another fortnight and another podcast, it’s business as usual as James, Steven and Daniel (flamecondor) all tackle the latest news and the relatively quiet release window of the past two weeks. The team discusses the news that Monster Hunter 4 is co…
#89 - 2013 Reflection and 2014 Excitement
Jan 15, 2014 • 66 min
Welcome to the newest season of the Vookcast and our first episode for 2014! Since we didn’t get around to doing it at the end of last year, the team has had some time to reflect and play whatever games they missed out on throughout the year and dec…
#88 - 2013 Season Finale – Bravely Embracing The 3D Seas
Dec 17, 2013 • 73 min
Another fortnight and another episode to close us out for the upcoming holiday season. We’re happy to have brought it to you just on time and hope you enjoyed everything the team has to discuss in this episode. From the Cranky Kong announcement to Nint…
#87 - Super Zelda Worlds
Dec 11, 2013 • 68 min
It’s a busy time in Nintendo this week, so join James, Steven and Daniel as they break down the news and the latest big releases from the last fortnight. In the news, a few new games have been revealed through the Classification Board, Steel Diver S…
#86 - Please Understand
Dec 11, 2013 • 37 min
Sorry for the delay (we had some issues getting this episode ready and uploaded for you) but finally the Vookcast episode 86 is ready for your ears. Thanks to the delay, you’ll also be able to listen to episode 87 straight after, because we know you ju…
#85 - Both Intimate and Busy
Nov 8, 2013 • 56 min
Apologies for the lateness, but we’ve got another intimate podcast just for you! Daniel and James both go over the latest updates to Super Mario 3D World, hardware packages being announced, Nintendo’s latest digital offerings on the eShop as well as…
#84 Out Now - Gotta Cast ‘Em All
Oct 24, 2013 • 59 min
Pokémon has arrived, and so the usual suspects of James, Steven, Daniel and special guest Andrew come together for a new episode of the Vookcast. The crew discuss some Zelda: Link Between Worlds news, Wii U game delays (Batman and Watch Dogs) and so…
#83 - Back From Being Lost At Sea
Oct 9, 2013 • 54 min
We’d like to start off with an apology - we actually recorded an episode last fortnight but due to technical and time difficulties we couldn’t get it together in time. But here we are again this fortnight with an all new podcast. The usual gang of Jame…
#82 - An eShop Potluck Dinner with Special Guest Rayman
Sep 11, 2013 • 63 min
My my, how time flies! Another fortnight, another podcast. Okay, we’ll stop. The team talks about the latest updates to the Wind Waker HD as well as Pokemon X & Y, while also discussing what we thought about the newly announced (and slightly questi…
#81 - Infinitely Wonderful Blacklists
Aug 30, 2013 • 61 min
It’s podcast time yet again, and this time the regular team of James, Steven and Daniel enter the fold! With so many games to talk about, we were light on the news this episode. None the less, the team discusses the rumours of a Pokemon fighting game, …
#80 - Visit the Vooks.Net Garden
Aug 11, 2013 • 88 min
~~WE SINCERELY APOLOGISE FOR UPLOADING AN UNFINISHED MASTER - PLEASE LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE AND IGNORE PREVIOUS ONES~~ It’s podcast time yet again, and this time the regular team of James, Steven and Daniel are joined by previous podcast contributor Ho…
#79 - An Intimate RPG Affair
Jul 27, 2013 • 56 min
Another fortnight, another (late) podcast! Taking on another more “intimate” tone this week - join James and Daniel (flamecondor) for their latest musings on the latest Nintendo news including the mysterious new franchise Miyamoto is working on for 201…
#78 - Completely Region Free!
Jul 12, 2013 • 62 min
Another fortnight, another Vookcast, and this episode is packed to the brim! Featuring the vocal tones of James, Steven and Daniel, join us as we talk all about the recent happenings in Nintendo news, recent releases Game & Wario and Project X Zone,…
#77 - A Semi Intimate Affair
Jun 24, 2013 • 58 min
It’s been a week that seems quiet given how busy we were during the last podcast, but E3 has well and truly passed and we’re back into the swing of things! In the latest episode, we cover the latest news including the rumours surrounding the now fa…
#76 - Special E3 Edition
Jun 13, 2013 • 102 min
Wow! What a rollercoaster week it’s been. While we’re a little late this fortnight (and we apologise) we assure you that it’s worth it! The team is back to talk about everything that transpired at E3 from Nintendo. Regular host James is back, and is jo…
#75 - Bucketloads of Battlefields
May 30, 2013 • 75 min
Playing old games again on new platforms seems to be the theme this week, with releases of Resident Evil: Revelations on Wii U and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D on 3DS. Regular host James couldn’t be with us this fortnight, so join temporary host Stev…
#74 - My Lights Are Dimmed
May 13, 2013 • 48 min
Turn down the lights, light up a cigar and pour a nice brandy because an cozy cast of two brings you the Vookcast this fortnight. It’s a shorter podcast than normal, with only one major release to talk about, but we do our best to bring you the ne…
#73: Bonus Content - Nintendo’s Plans for E3 and Beyond
May 1, 2013 • 19 min
We had so much in Episode 73 that we had to split out the show into ‘two parts’. In this bonus content we talk about Nintendo’s plan for E3 2013 and beyond. You’ll want to listen to this one!
#73 - More Direct than E3
May 1, 2013 • 107 min
We’re back with heaps of Nintendo news and opinions to talk about! This week we have James hosting, with guests Steven (Ninja Catfish) and Ben (Darth Robbo). Starting things off we talk a bit about how we’ve found the Wii U system update and Virtual…
#72 - Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag
Apr 17, 2013 • 90 min
After a bit of an unintended hiatus (sorry about that guys!), we’re back with episode 72 of the Vookcast! Unfortunately Daniel couldn’t join us this time, but we think that James, Steven and Scott do a decent job of holding the ‘cast together. This …
#71 - Nintendo Gets Direct
Feb 4, 2013 • 102 min
Wind Waker HD, Wii U System Updates, New Mario Kart, 3D Mario, New Zelda, Virtual Console for Wii U. These are just some of the new things Nintendo announced in their last Nintendo Direct. And we’re going to talk about it, as well as all our usual a…
#70 - The Big News of 2012
Jan 22, 2013 • 106 min
After last episode’s look back on our favourite games of 2012, this week on episode 70 of the Vookcast, join Daniel, James and Steven as they look back over the major Nintendo news stories and events of 2012, with such thrilling topics as the Wii U’s s…
#69 - The Best of 2012
Jan 1, 2013 • 113 min
2012 has past us by and now it’s time to look back over the year gone by, join Flamecondor, James, Catfish and Vook as we run through our favourite games of the year. Hahaha sixty-nine.
#68 - Oh the Horror!
Oct 29, 2012 • 153 min
Ooooh spooky! Well something like that. Vookcast Episode 68 is here and you should grab a seat and some headphones and take a listen. Join your host Daniel ‘Flamecondor’ Worthington, Community Manager James, Moderator Ninja Catfish and grand overlord o…
#67 - Feel the Rhythm, Feel The Rhyme
Oct 3, 2012 • 95 min
In this action packed episode of the Vookcast, myself Daniel Worthington and Community Manager James are joined by the ever lovable Hope as we tackle head on all the latest Nintendo Talk as well as taking some time out to discuss what scares us.
Vookcast Episode 66 - Wii U Wrap-up
Sep 24, 2012 • 86 min
The latest of episode of the Vookcast is here! Join James and myself Daniel Worthington as we take a good long look at all the recent Wii U announcements. We discuss the release dates and the price points for the system as well as the various bundl…
Vookcast Episode 65 - Mario Kart Memories
Sep 2, 2012 • 113 min
After a bit of a dull period in the Nintendo news world we're back with Episode 65 of Australia's favourite Nintendo Podcast. It's a three man team this episode with Daniel, James and Scott taking on the news, their thoughts on the Nin…
Vookcast Episode Nintendo 64 - The Best Number Ever
Jul 12, 2012 • 110 min
This week we go all cliché on you and have a look back on Nintendos late 90’s wonder system, the Nintendo 64. We talk about our memories with the system, our favourite games and just ramble on for 50 minutes about how amazing it was. We also sque…
Vookcast Episode 63
Jun 28, 2012 • 97 min
Vookcast Episode 63 is live, after the dust has settled from E3 we dive in and catch up on some games played. We also cover all the news coming out of the most recent Nintendo Direct Events including the 3DS XL Announcement and Namco Bandai’s invol…
Vookcast Episode 62
Jun 10, 2012 • 118 min
E3 2012 has been and gone, it’s time to recap all the Wii U and 3DS news from Nintendo’s Conference. In this episode we go into a in-depth review and report on Nintendo’s E3 conference, the ups, the downs and the even more downs. We talk about the Wii…
Vookcast Episode 61
May 27, 2012 • 91 min
Its been 10 Years since the GameCube came out in Australia, we sit down and chat about the best and worst of the little purple bugger. The latest news and impressions are here as well. Games Played - Mario Tennis Open- Rayman Origins Demo- News Cover…
Vookcast Episode 60
May 2, 2012 • 97 min
It’s that time again for your fortnightly dose of the Vookcast, your one stop audio treat for all things Nintendo!This week take a seat and settle down for a more intimate affair as you join myself Daniel (flamecondor) Worthington as I am joined by …
Vookcast Episode 59
Apr 16, 2012 • 113 min
We’re back and this episode we’re discussing just what is going on with Australian gaming retail. We of course have all our usual features including games played and the latest news. Join myself, Daniel (flamecondor) and James (James), Hope (muse shak…
Vookcast Episode 58
Apr 2, 2012 • 104 min
That’s right we ain’t dead and we are back to celebrate the launch of the all new and improved Vooks! The Vookcast returns once again like a pheonix from the ashes. Join myself, Daniel (flamecondor) and James (James), as we welcome Vookcast newbies…
Vookcast Episode 57
Mar 14, 2011 • 70 min
This time around: Nintendo 3DS, Pokemon and more Finally! An episode you haven’t been waiting months for! This episode we go over all the fun and games that is the Nintendo 3DS. With our Japanese unit having arrived a couple of weeks ago, we’ve …
Vookcast Episode 56
Feb 2, 2011 • 116 min
With all the 3DS news flying around at the moment, what better time for the Vookcast to emerge from its long, dormant slumber and rise from the ashes once again.This week join myself, Daniel "flamecondor" Worthington, as I chat with Vooks Co…
Vookcast Episode 55
Aug 14, 2010 • 95 min
Joining us this week we have the every loving host Daniel "flamecondor" Worthington, Lord of the Site Daniel "Vook" Vuckovic and our own E3 reporter, Josh Moulds. This week we do a lot of catch up on games played with Super Mari…
Vookcast Episode 54 - The E3 Wrap up
Jun 28, 2010 • 70 min
With E3 out of the way and all the news and the follow tidbits of information all sunk in good and proper, we sat down to nut out E3 and everything that was there. If it was in Nintendo’s E3 press conference or on the E3 floor, we talk about it. …
Vookcast Episode 53
May 18, 2010 • 54 min
It was almost lost in the ether but episode 53 of the Vookcast is here and ready to download. In this episode we go over the highly mysterious and third-dimensional Nintendo 3DS, cover DSi region locking and talk about Pokémon Black and White. T…
Vookcast Episode 52
Feb 24, 2010 • 91 min
Join the usual team again for another fun filled episode of the Vookcast. This episode discusses the case of the New Super Mario Bros Wii Pirate, the announcement of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 and gives our latest impressions on games including No More H…
Vookcast Episode 51
Feb 1, 2010 • 121 min
This jumbo episode is jammed packed with Nintendo goodness and we’re joined by Mark Serrels editor of the Official Nintendo Magazine AustraliaThe latest Vookcast is a doozy, not only is it huge episode we’ve got a special guest joining us. That gue…
Vookcast Episode 50
Jan 2, 2010 • 96 min
After three years we're at episode 50, so we're giving people the chance to win a DS game. Listen right to the end for that one. So what's in our marvellous episode? Take a look below. Thanks to all for listening for 50 episodes, here i…
Vookcast Episode 49
Nov 23, 2009 • 77 min
Join us once again for the Vookcast as we approach our big 5-0 episode. We cover all the latest news and give impressions on the latest titles including New Super Mario Bros Wii, CAll of Duty: Modern Warfare Relfex Edition, Style Boutique, Spirit Trac…
Vookcast Episode 48
Nov 7, 2009 • 62 min
Join us for the our latest episode with all the fun and excitement of a Britney Spears concert - but we don’t mimeNews Discussed this episode- DSi XL- Excitebike WiiWare- DSi Ware additions- Spirit Tracks special edition- New Mario game hints from Cha…
Vookcast Episode 47
Oct 24, 2009 • 71 min
News discussedWii Homebrew and 4.2New DS on the way?Pokemon sells a lotEpic MickeyGame Impressions this episodeScribblenautsTMNT Smash-upDead Space ExtractionMario and Luigi Bowser Inside StoryWii Fit PlusMetroid Prime TrilogyCursed Mountain Kingdom H…
Vookcast Episode 46
Sep 25, 2009 • 80 min
This episodes newsWii Price Cut (recorded before price cut confirmed)News Tatsunoko CharactersTons of new DSiWare and WiiWareApple talking smack about the DSThis episodes impressionsCursed MountainMuramasa The Demon BladeProfessor Layton: Pandoras Box…
Vookcast Episode 45
Sep 10, 2009 • 75 min
Impressions of the following games in this episdoe;Metroid Prime TrilogyGiana Sisters DSMario Vs Donkey Kong: Mini’s March AgainDonkey MetronomeKlonoaPopAa Mujyou SetsunaSujin Taisen: Number BattlesShaun WhiteNyxquestOkamiWii Fit (no we’re not kidding…
Vookcast Episode 44
Aug 14, 2009 • 79 min
News Topics Covered: Monster Hunter 3 stuff, Sales Sales Sales, Shiggy Says a Bunch of Stuff, Call of Duty Modern Warfare to Wii, people get crappy, DSi Firmware updates, VC being Shunned for Wiiware, Epic Mickey looks epic awesome and is not at all K…
Vookcast Episode 43
Jul 6, 2009 • 78 min
We asked for your questions and now we've answered them, well most we won't marry you. As always the relevant details are below and be sure if you listen regularly to subscribe in iTunes it'll help us greatly!
Vookcast Episode 42 - Post E3 Wrap
Jun 8, 2009 • 86 min
Our latest episode is one of our biggest ever, along with the previously mentioned E3 impressions we give each of our our top 5 games of the show, our thoughts on Nintendo’s conference and all of our regular features. Links mentioned during the showMo…
Vookcast Episode 41 - Pre E3 Special
May 29, 2009 • 61 min
Hooray for not having to wait 6 months for a new podcast! This time it has only been a few weeks! This episode we go over the latest news, our recently played games and more. But wait, with E3 next week we thought it would be pertinent to cover that a…
Vookcast Episode 40
Apr 29, 2009 • 59 min
This episode we have an in depth discussion about why GTA and Madworld sales haven’t been that strong. Also, let's take a trip down memory lane as we look back at some of our fondest memories of the Game Boy. Plus we pimp the hell out of the all …
Vookcast Episode 39
Oct 23, 2008 • 67 min
The Vookcast is back for another episode, and yes this one is a lot shorter than the last. We of course cover the important news, but this episode also includes a famous Vook rant about Wii Music and how it's actually quite good and why you shoul…
Vookcast Episode 38
Oct 11, 2008 • 106 min
With a big week of news and announcements from Nintendo, including a new Nintendo DS model, the Vookcast has gone epic this week. We've got a huge episode filled with opinions on all the latest Nintendo announcements, our impressions on the deBlo…
Vookcast Episode 37
Sep 2, 2008 • 50 min
Episode 37 of the Vookcast has hit the internet! This episode join Flamecondor, Anthony and James in just under an hour of Nintendo hilarity (hilarity may not be that hilarious). Join the Vookcast crew for a catch up of the news, discussions on Banga…
Vookcast Episode 36
Jul 29, 2008 • 66 min
That’s right, you read correctly the Vookcast is back and this week (Read: Month) we are joined by Daniel aka “flamecondor”, Sean “Spirit” Jones and grand overlord himself Daniel “Vook” Vuckovic. Join us as we take a look into all the big news from th…
Vookcast Episode 35
May 28, 2008 • 59 min
The Vookcast is back for another run and there's plenty for everyone in this episode. WiiWare is here so get some fresh impressions of all the games including Pop, the Aussie-made game that we all strangely missed out on. We discuss Miyamoto&apos…
Vookcast Episode 34
Apr 30, 2008 • 71 min
Thats right children the Vookcast is back from its self imposed exile, and what I spectacular return it is. This week we talk about all the major news from the week gone. Also we give our thoughts on the latest game in the Mario Kart series. So sit ba…
Vookcast Episode 33
Mar 12, 2008 • 60 min
Another episode of the Vookcast is here, this time we discuss the great announcement of the Freeloader and how we are finally free, we discuss the rumour concerning our favourite branch of Nintendo, Mario Kart text chat, and Nintendo's vision – w…
Vookcast Episode 32
Feb 28, 2008 • 77 min
This episode of the Vookcast we discuss the recent events of the GDC including the Wi-Fi Connection Pay to Play and Wii Ware. We also talk Smash Bros Brawl and give our hands on impressions of the game. For our hot topic we discuss the Wii and third p…
Vookcast Episode 31
Jan 21, 2008 • 60 min
Vookcast Episode 31 is here to kick off the New Year! Join us for the usual segments including a quick recap on news, release dates, games played. This week we also introduce a new segment and reveal at long last the 2007 GOTY award winners. The winne…
Vookcast Episode 30 The Christmas Spectacular
Dec 26, 2007 • 64 min
It’s time for the 30th episode of Vookcast, our recorded before Christmas but released after Christmas spectacular! In this episode we cover all the late year news, wrap up and appraise the prosperous year the Nintendo DS has had compared to others. W…
Vookcast Episode 29
Dec 12, 2007 • 56 min
The 29th Vookcast is now available. Rejoining the mix is Spirit3 along with co-host Flamecondor and regular (as well as Web King) Vook. This week we discuss mergers, shortages and Guitar Heroes issues. Some more impressions on Super Mario Galaxy, tons…
Vookcast Episode 28
Dec 4, 2007 • 58 min
Galaxy, Gamespot and Giggles edition It's been a while, but Vookcast Episode 28 is finally here! Join the team of Flamecondor, Borgster, Ninja Catfish and Vook as we go over the weeks big news, discuss Wii Fit's launch in Japan, the debacle …
Vookcast Episode 27
Sep 26, 2007 • 67 min
Vookcast Episode 27 is here and this week delve straight into the news, go over the Q4 releases, what's coming what's not and when. We discuss the new Star Wars game on the Wii, the new modes and information about Crossbow Training, as well …
Vookcast Episode 26
Sep 20, 2007 • 65 min
The Vookcast is back again for Episode 26 as we cover all the news (well, belated news now) and discuss all the latest games, with our Hot Topic this week being the Nintendo DS, and its direction after Zelda- where are all the games? How will this lac…
Vookcast Episode 25
Sep 2, 2007 • 63 min
Its Monday, a start of a new week, so lets get the week rolling with a shot in the arm of the Vookcast, your addictive and humour filled Australian Nintendo Podcast. This episode is cover all the big news of the last week, discuss in-depth the report …
Vookcast Episode 24
Aug 18, 2007 • 62 min
After many weeks, a lost podcast in between we are back and on the road again for Episode 24, this episode the full team is back to go over the latest news, talk release dates, the state of affairs in Australia, talk about Metroid Prime 3 and a possib…
Vookcast Episode 23 - E3 Preview
Jul 9, 2007 • 71 min
Vookcast Episode 23 is our Pre E3 podcast and we go a little overboard with our hopes and dreams for the big event only a few days away. This week we are joined by old favourites (debatable) Spirit, Flamecondor, Anthony and Vook as well as first timer…
Vookcast Episode 22 - Live
Jul 2, 2007 • 60 min
After our traditional two week delay (it wouldn’t be the Vookcast without them) Episode 22 is now avaliable for download. On this weeks show, featuring Donkey Kong Country fan Flamecondor and Dark Messiah stock investor Anthony we discuss all the late…
Vookcast Episode 21
Jun 18, 2007 • 65 min
Capucine Adventure new IPNo More Heroes, countdownFormer Clover Studios team SEEDS Inc. confirms first title10 mil Poke TradesMario Strikers tops the Aussie chartsGame to open 25 new stores around AustraliaPhoenix Wright Justice for All dated89% of Ja…
Vookcast Episode 20
Jun 11, 2007 • 67 min
The 20th Vookcast is her and discuss the big revalations from Nintendo Australia, Nintendo of America and everything else Nintendo related. Also this week we discuss Mario Strikers Charged Football in depth, Wii Wifi and more!
Vookcast Episode 19
Jun 3, 2007 • 59 min
Closing in on our 20th episode we join Spirit, Anthony and Flamecondor for Number 19. We cover all the big news of the week including the upcoming Connection Tour, how Nintendo Australia did last year (financially), Ubisoft admitting they made mistake…
Vookcast Episode 18 - The Lost Episode
May 29, 2007 • 60 min
The 18th Vookcast reunites the old crew, Spirit, Vook, Flamecondor and Anthony as well as special guest ENKC. This week we discuss the Nintendo Media Summit as well as the heated topic of Wii’s online service. All that and much more in this weeks …
Vookcast Episode 17
May 20, 2007 • 45 min
Its time for Vookcast Episode 17. We have all the usual news including new Tony Hawk and Tomb Raider games for Wii, new Brain Training heading to the DS soon, a run down and preview of what to expect at this week`s Nintendo Media Summit and the Smash …
Vookcast Episode 16
May 7, 2007 • 48 min
We’re back with Episode 16 join us as we cover all the top news of the week, bitch about no release date for Super Paper Mario, discuss whether importing hurts Nintendo, Nintendo Australia or infact Australia. All this and more in Vookcast 16
Vookcast Episode 15
Apr 30, 2007 • 71 min
Pokemon has launched and we've got the game, we go over all the new Pokemon news, talk about the games, but of course its not all Pokemon news with Nintendo issuing a “stern” warning to Mod Chippers, Nintendo's Profits are up and we talk abo…
Vookcast Episode 14
Apr 22, 2007 • 61 min
It’s back! The Vookcast is alive once again and this time Spirit, Anthony and newcomer ENKC discuss all the latest going ons in the world of Nintendo. Also pay close attention to our constant mentioning of a lack of Super Paper Mario in Australia amon…
Vookcast Episode 13 - Live!
Feb 22, 2007 • 44 min
On our first live episode, we went over the following!New Tales games for Wii and DSReggie Interview: Metroid Prime 3 details, Wii future/online, DS liteWii endorsed by fitness experts (mores general discussion than news reporting for this)Japanese ga…
Vookcast Episode 12
Feb 11, 2007 • 42 min
This is our first podcast released on our new podcast system, so please ignore the poor formatting of the older episodes.Click here to discuss this episode in our forumsWe have a short podcast for you this week, thanks to the lack of news and online s…
Vookcast Episode 11
Feb 6, 2007 • 68 min
The Vookcast makes it’s second galant return after a mentioning in the Sunday Herald Sun. With special commentary from Stuart, as well as the usual stuff from Spirit³, Flamecondor, Vook and Anthony we discuss everything that came out of Konami’s pr…
Vookcast Episode 10
Jan 15, 2007 • 69 min
The Year 2006 in Review, the news as usual as well all the usual features join Vook, Spirit, Flamecondor and Anthony as we disucss the big topics and the not so big topics of the Nintendo world!
Vookcast Episode 9
Jan 1, 2007 • 57 min
Just in time to provide you with some Post-NYE Celebrations, the Vookcast is back from a 3-Week Hiatus, and now features Rez Vibration Pack Support! Join along as Spirit, Flamecondor, Eyce and Anthony cover the major news from the past few weeks, answ…
Vookcast Episode 8
Dec 29, 2006 • 60 min
Vookcast Episode 8 is here - so is the Wii - Huzzah! In this episode, we wrap up the launch Down Under, as well as the rest of the World. Also, first impressions of nearly every launch game, along with the usual features, release lists, bargains and m…
Vookcast Episode 6
Dec 29, 2006 • 66 min
Plenty of Wii Impression, a roundup from the eGames expo and more!
Vookcast Episode 7
Dec 29, 2006 • 57 min
VookCast Episode 7 is now available and at what a time. The Wii is now no more than 2 days away and this weeks Podcast is chock full of Wii goodness. From the must have games to the must have bargains, we spend a good 50 minutes taking you through …
Vookcast Episode 4
Dec 29, 2006 • 54 min
On the Show this week Nintendo News Features Release Dates / Tonka of the Week Bargains Games Played Guess the Track (New) Game In Focus (new Segment) [No nOOb of the week] Questions …
Vookcast Episode 5
Dec 29, 2006 • 50 min
On the Show this week Nintendo News Features Release Dates / Tonka of the Week Bargains Games Played Game And Watch (New) [No Game in Focus] Guess the Track nOOb of the week Questions Closing comment Questions? Comments?
Vookcast Episode 3
Oct 29, 2006 • 53 min
On the Show this week Weekly Nintendo News Round-up Features Release Dates / Tonka of the Week Gaming Bargains Our Games Played Guess the Track (Yes, it was done this week) Noob of the week (Double Whammy) Questions from Listeners and more!Qu…
Vookcast Episode 2
Oct 23, 2006 • 48 min
In this weeks show - DS gets a New Colour - Virtual Console Games - Lots of Zelda News - Wii Parties - Pricing of Wii games - This weeks features - This weeks games - What we’ve been playing - Guess the Track - Noob of the week - The Revel…
Vookcast Pilot Episode
Oct 14, 2006 • 38 min
After much organising and many failed attempts, we have finally have a Podcast but as we’re fairly new at the Podcast game, you’ll have to bear with us while we get through it though, as there are a few sound issues.