Weeeelcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 367! This week on our show: we share what we know about last week’s new game announcements for Switch and 3DS, we explore Miranda’s irrational hate (fear?) of the lovable creatures known as the Rabbids, and give our impressions of both Mario + Rabbids and Metroid: Samus Returns.
Join Brian Altano, Zach Ryan, Miranda Sanchez, and Peer Schneider to hear our thoughts on the latest Nintendo news, the games we’re playing, and, of course, answers to your most burning questions in our (almost) weekly Question Block segment.
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Discussion topics and times:
02:51: Nintendo news update: Resident Evil Revelations Collection and Gear.Club are coming to Nintendo Switch. Should you care?
09:30: There’s more: Neurovoider and Persona Q2 area on the way to Switch and 3DS, respectively. We don’t have Andrew this week, so there won’t be champagne and fireworks to celebrate the second announcement, but rest assured that he’s been grinning all week.
18:40: An update on SNES Classic preorders. What we know, what we don’t know, and when we didn’t know it.
23:14: Fire Emblem Warriors nuggets from Japan
25:40: Peer demonstrates that he’s not Roman. Also, Dragon Quest XI sold over a million copies on 3DS in just two days in Japan. Plus, some random news bits involving ketchup, mayo, and Overcooked.
30:40: We’ve played Slime-San, the new indie platformer for Nintendo Switch. Hear our impressions to see if it’s the game for you — plus, some early thoughts on Retro City Rampage DX.
37:44: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (8/29) — the big Switch game of August. What we think of it thus far, plus Miranda’s hate of rabbids explored.
48:16: We played Metroid: Samus Returns (9/16). How did Mercury Steam do adapting Nintendo’s Game Boy Metroid for a new generation of gamers on 3DS? This segment is dedicated to Marshall Gordeuk.
60:17: Question Block: your question answered. Thanks to James, Travis, and David for the great questions!
79:15: One week of sadness begins.
What do you think about the new game announcements? Like / ambivalent / dislike?
Are you looking forward to Mario + Rabbids and Samus Returns? Let us know your feedback on this, and any of the other topics we discussed!
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