Weeeelcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 366! Join our resident Nintendo fans as we talk about Nintendo Switch and Splatoon 2’s big sales milestones, heartbreak over cancelled SNES Classic preorders, Nintendo’s new online app, and who we want to make Metroid Prime 4.
Join Brian Altano, Zach Ryan, Andrew Goldfarb, and Peer Schneider to find out what games they’re playing on Nintendo Switch this week, including Mario Odyssey, and newcomers Overcooked and Namco Museum, and hear tales of woe from Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago from someone who lived to tell the tale (but didn’t throw a bottle).
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Discussion topics and times:
01:30: Nintendo news update: Switch hits 4.7 million units sold (almost 2 million units last quarter), Splatoon 2 becomes Japan’s Switch top-seller with more than 671k units sold in just one week (yes, it beat Mario Kart and Zelda over there!), plus Metroid amiibo functionality revealed.
10:15: Preorders for the SNES Classic went up on Walmart — and were not so promptly cancelled. We whine. (We’d really like one, you know?)
15:42: Some news from Europe: Rayman Legends is coming to Switch, plus we learn what the Metroid amiibo will do
23:40: The games we’re playing: Fate/Extella, Overcooked, and Namco Museum
33:25: Andrew went to Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago. He didn’t get to play much — and neither did anyone else.
38:05: Nintendo brought Mario Odyssey to Comic-Con. Brian played it and shares his latest impressions.
51:23: Who should make Metroid Prime 4? We discuss.
60:00: Question Block: your question answered.
Did you try to preorder the SNES Classic and had your order cancelled?
Are you still excited about ordering one (like we are)? Let us know your feedback on this, and any of the other topics we discussed!
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