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GH09: Zelda – Breath of the Switch

GH09: Zelda – Breath of the Switch
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild is quickly becoming one of Nintendo’s greatest success stories. It’s selling at a record pace, as is the Nintendo Switch console. Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a giant open world RPG that takes place 100 years in Hyrule’s future. This week, we talk about our first impressions of the game, including play style, graphics, difficulty, and story.

We also talk a bit about our first experiences with the Nintendo Switch and its launch titles, focusing on FAST RMX, a $20 digital only Indie title, and Super Bomberman R.

But that’s not all! We also repeat the winner of our show’s first contest but you’ll have to listen in to find out who the winner is.

4:00 – News: Lord of the Rings game, Xbox Subscription Service, Windjammers

17:00 – First Impressions with the Nintendo Switch: console, controllers, issues, etc.

41:55 – FAST RMX: Indie futuristic racer

45:50 – Shovel Knight Switch Details

48:30 – Zelda: Breath of the Wild review

1:10:25 – Closing & Contest Winner

What do you think of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? What about the Switch? Did you pick up any other launch titles? Hit us up with your thoughts!

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Derreck Mayer
Zach Story

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Michael Wallace (Flying Killer Robots)

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GH09: Zelda – Breath of the Switch

GH08: 2017 Predictions and a Side of Switch

2017 is looking to be an interesting year in gaming with Horizon Zero Dawn, the Nintendo Switch, and maybe even Project Scorpio. This week, we sit down to provided our 2017 predictions for the upcoming year. This includes consoles, games, companies, you name it. Who will have their title delayed? Who will surprise us with a crazy new concept? We’ve got three people and 21 different predictions ranging from the generally accepted to the absolutely crazy.

And yes, we also talk a bit about Nintendo Switch as it just released and we managed to each snag one.

But that’s not all! We also announce the winner of our show’s first contest but you’ll have to listen in to find out who the winner is.

1:45 – First iTunes Review Contest Winner & Our Next Contest’s Details

3:25 – Nintendo Switch has Landed: Two must have accessories

10:45 – 1 2 Switch

23:10 – FAST RMX: F-Zero style Indie game

32:40 – 2017 Predictions for Gaming

1:18:30 – Closing

Did you pick up a Nintendo Switch launch weekend? What do you think of our 2017 predictions? Comment with your thoughts and hit us up on Facebook!

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Hosts
Jon Czerwinski
Derreck Mayer
Zach Story

Executive Producer
Derreck Mayer

Editor
Derreck Mayer

Music
Michael Wallace (Flying Killer Robots)

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GH07: Welcome New Challenger in VR

Nintendo Switch gets new launch day titles, plus some clarification on bluetooth functionality and the virtual console. We talk about the latest in mobile gaming including new games from Futurama and Power Rangers! Then it’s all VR, AR, 3D, and the like as we talk about where video game technology is trying to go and whether or not it’s currently working. Last but not least, we welcome Zach, our new host to the show. So give him a warm welcome.

5:25 – Mobile Gaming News: Pokemon Go, Futurama, and Power Rangers

26:55 – Nintendo Switch News & Updates

39:10 – VR: Virtual Reality (Our Main Topic)

1:03:40 – Closing

What are your thoughts on VR? Is the technology ready for prime time or are people just riding the VR train for a quick buck?

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Hosts
Jon Czerwinski
Derreck Mayer
Zach Story

Executive Producer
Derreck Mayer

Editor
Derreck Mayer

Music
Michael Wallace (Flying Killer Robots)

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2 More Switch Launch Titles Sans Virtual Console

The Nintendo Switch is just over a week away for release and we’re still getting news about what we’ll see on launch day. The official press release is below but in summary, the Nintendo Switch will NOT include the Virtual Console at launch, something many, myself included, were hoping would not be the case. For those who don’t know, the Virtual Console premiered on the Wii and carried over to the Wii U. It included tons of games from Nintendo’s back catalog from the NES, SNES, and GameCube, plus SEGA and other consoles. It’s a great way to add content to a launch day console, especially given the simplicity of some of the older games like the classic Super Mario Bros. games. So, this is disappointing.

On the positive side of things, we now know about two more launch day titles, FAST RMX which is the F-Zero style racing game and Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment. To make that even sweeter, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove will also be available which includes the new game plus the original which is available now on various platforms, 3DS included.

What do you think of the news? Does this hurt launch day or help? Are you going to pick up these two new games at launch? Let us know and game on!

Nintendo eShop, Indie Games Ready for Nintendo Switch Launch

The launch of the Nintendo Switch system is rapidly approaching on March 3, and Nintendo can confirm that Nintendo eShop will be ready to go, complete with a lineup of downloadable indie games. To celebrate many of these upcoming “Nindie” creations before launch, Nintendo will host a Nindies Showcase video presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 9 a.m. PT. Just visit http://live.nintendo.com to watch.

This year, Nintendo eShop will be home to more than 60 indie games, in addition to digital versions of packaged games, DLC and more. Three indies that will launch at the same time as the system on March 3 are:

  • FAST RMX from Shin’en Multimedia: Challenge your friends to local split-screen competition or take part in online races against players from all over the world. This lightning-fast anti-gravity racer is exclusive to Nintendo Switch.
  • Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment from Yacht Club Games: The latest DLC for the critically acclaimed hit Shovel Knight is a full-featured game starring Specter Knight, one of the enemies from the original game. The massive campaign includes even more content than the last DLC, Plague of Shadows. Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is exclusive to Nintendo Switch for a limited time.
  • Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove from Yacht Club Games: For Shovel Knight’s biggest fans, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove includes the original Shovel Knight game, as well as all previously released DLC – even Shovel Knight: Specter of TormentShovel Knight: Treasure Trove will be exclusive to Nintendo Switch for a limited time.

Some additional news about the launch of Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch includes:

  • People who already have funds in their accounts on other Nintendo devices can access them using a shared wallet that works on Nintendo Switch as well. Once they link their Nintendo Network ID and Nintendo Account and then their Nintendo Account to their Nintendo Switch system, this functionality becomes possible.
  • Virtual Console games will not be available on Nintendo Switch at launch. We will share more information in the future.
  • A news feature will offer updates about the latest additions to Nintendo eShop, as well as providing information about upcoming games and other updates from Nintendo.
  • To access Nintendo eShop, a system update that will be available on launch day is required. The system update downloads in the background, is designed to install quickly and doesn’t disrupt gameplay.

After visiting Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch for the first time, gamers can also purchase Nintendo Switch digital games on Nintendo.com. Users can purchase the games on Nintendo’s website and have them download automatically to their Nintendo Switch system at home or on the go, wherever there is a Wi-Fi connection.

For more information about Nintendo Switch, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switch.

If you need additional information about Nintendo eShop or Nintendo Switch, please contact Rich George at rgeorge@golin.com .

2 More Switch Launch Titles Sans Virtual Console