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What Does Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Deal Mean For Nintendo? - NVC 595
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Kat Bailey is joined by Peer Schneider, Rebekah Valentine, and special guest Imran Khan to talk about how Xbox's huge Activision acquisition impacts Nintendo moving forward. Hear the panel discuss the potential fate of franchises like Overwatch and Crash Bandicoot on Switch, and the crazy scenario where Microsoft tried to go after Nintendo 20 years ago. Plus, some quick Nintendo sales news, Banjo-Kazooie coming to Nintendo Switch online, and a whole lot more.
00:00:00 - Intro 00:01:09 - Activision Blizzard impact on Nintendo 00:24:29 - Nintendo sales numbers 00:39:52 - Banjo-Kazooie on Switch 00:51:00 - News undown 00:56:04 - Kat Take 01:06:15 - What we’ve been playing 01:14:15 - Question Block 01:19:23 - Outro
The Secret-Best Games Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2022 - NVC 594
What are the most under-the-radar games coming to Switch in 2022? Find out on this week's NVC, where Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, Kat Bailey, and special guest Dan Ryckert talk TMNT: Shredder's Revenge, Metal Slug Tactics, Triangle Strategy, and other upcoming titles they're looking forward to. Plus, the crew dives into the latest Mario Kart rumors, the new Kirby and the Forbidden Land release date news, and more.
00:00:00 - Welcoooome! 00:00:41 - Mario Kart rumors 00:08:29 - The secret best Switch games of 2022 00:36:37- Kirby release date news 00:44:48 - News rundown 00:49:07 - Kat Take 00:57:27 - Best wrestling games 01:03:54 - What we’re playing
The 5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Games of 2022 - NVC 593
Welcoooome to 2022! This year could be a big one for Nintendo, and the NVC crew is back to preview the exciting months ahead. Join Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, Kat Bailey, and Casey DeFreitas as they break down the most exciting games scheduled for Switch this year. From Pokemon Legends: Arceus, to the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, tune in to hear the panel's thoughts on 2022's lineup.
00:00:00 - Welcome! 00:02:10 - Pokemon Legends Arceus 00:15:21 - Splatoon 3 00:22:12 - Bayonetta 3 00:25:21 - Bayonetta’s Makeup… Evolution…? 00:30:23 - Kirby and the Forgotten Land 00:35:10 - Thoughts on Breath of the Wild 2 00:44:19 - Predictions for Nintendo in 2022 01:00:20 - What We’re Playing & Outro
The Best Games of 2021 Special Holiday Episode - NVC 592
Happy Holidays! This week’s episode, everyone’s here! In what can only be considered the most ambitious crossover event in podcast history (maybe?), all of your favorite IGN podcast hosts have come together for a very special end of year episode talking some of the best moments of the 2021 across the Playstation, Xbox, and Nintendo gaming universes. Join Daemon Hatfield – host of IGN’s Game Scoop! podcast, Ryan McCaffrey – host of Podcast Unlocked, Jonathan Dornbush – host of Podcast Beyond, and Seth Macy – host of Nintendo Voice Chat, as we look back at the best games of 2021 as well as looking forward to 2022.
From Halo: Infinite, to Returnal, to Metroid Dread and beyond, you’ll find it here. Let’s ring in 2022 the only way we know how: talking about the best video games of the year!
Our Most-Played Switch Games of 2021 - NVC 591
Welcome to the final Nintendo Voice Chat for 2021! Join Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, Kat Bailey, and Brian Altano as they look at their most-played Switch games of 2021. Plus, a recap of the Indie World presentation, the new Analogue Pocket handheld, Breath of the Wild 2 gameplay hints, and more. We'll see you back here in 2022!
00:00:00 - Welcome! 00:00:55 - Tribute to NES Designer Masayuki Uemura 00:08:22 - Nintendo Indie World Recap 00:15:49 - Analogue Pocket Talk! 00:28:15 - Nintendo Switch Year In Review: Our Stats! 00:40:15 - Nintendo News Rundown 00:56:40 - Kat Take 01:05:00 - What We’ve Been Playing 01:15:10 - Question Block
The Nontendo Game Awards - NVC 590
Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Seth Macy is joined by Rebekah Valentine and Tom Marks to discuss the lack of Nintendo news at The Game Awards. It's not all doom and gloom, though, because some Switch games did show up at the big show, including Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak, Sonic Frontiers, Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course, and more.
Wonderful and fun
My favourite podcast! Thanks to the brilliant new host Casey especially
Can’t listen if Kat Bailey is on
Kat’s interrupting and monotonous voice makes this unlistenable. I’ll usually skip if she’s a guest.
If Cat/Kat don’t like something she spoils it for you