253 episodes

A Nintendo based Video Games podcast with your hosts Nbz and Bally! We bring you three 30 minute segments every 2 weeks, talking about everything from what we've been playing, to the lastest Nintendo Direct news, listener mail, feature topics and more! Hope you enjoy!

This Nintendo Life TNL

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    • 4.7 • 65 Ratings

A Nintendo based Video Games podcast with your hosts Nbz and Bally! We bring you three 30 minute segments every 2 weeks, talking about everything from what we've been playing, to the lastest Nintendo Direct news, listener mail, feature topics and more! Hope you enjoy!

    Episode 213 - Nintendo 2022 Preview!

    Episode 213 - Nintendo 2022 Preview!

    Content. That's what they call it. Content. As if its there to fill a hole, a void if you will, to be churned out like ice cream at a factory, to be repeated and repeated ad nauseum, to have no value other than existing. Well I refuse to be called content, and so should you. Anyway here is our podcast.

    Timestamps:

    00:04:17 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
    00:18:42 AI: The Somnium Files
    00:32:40 Lake
    00:42:43 Metroid Dread Difficulty & Prime 4
    00:55:47 Zoomers & Multiplayer Games
    01:17:57 2022 Nintendo Release Calendar
    02:08:46 Game Trade Choices
    02:15:35 Outro

    You can support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thisnintendolife, remember to send all your correspondence to our e-mail address: thisnintendolife@gmail.com & Join our Discord: discord.gg/mC8wjBd

    • 2 hr 21 min
    Episode 212 - Nintendo 2022 Predictions!

    Episode 212 - Nintendo 2022 Predictions!

    It's time to gaze into that crystal ball baby.

    00:05:10 Part Time UFO
    00:14:08 GRIS
    00:23:23 The Gunk
    00:34:08 Nintendo 2022 Predictions
    00:34:50 Recapping 2021 Predictions
    00:44:37 Nbz's 1st Prediction
    00:47:29 Bally's 1st Prediction
    00:49:34 Nbz's 2nd Prediction
    00:52:41 Bally's 2nd Prediction
    00:59:11 Nbz's 3rd Prediction
    01:06:53 Bally's 3rd Prediction
    01:12:06 Nbz's 4th Prediction
    01:17:28 Bally's 4th Prediction
    01:23:03 Nbz's 5th Prediction
    01:29:01 Bally's 5th Prediction
    01:36:25 Outro

    You can support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thisnintendolife, remember to send all your correspondence to our e-mail address: thisnintendolife@gmail.com & Join our Discord: discord.gg/mC8wjBd

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Bally's Top 10 Games of 2021!

    Bally's Top 10 Games of 2021!

    Hey everyone, here are Bally's Top 10 games of the year! If you want to watch the video version it is linked below. (Note this was originally made for a video format so a lot of the references made are to that directly and not the podcast feed!)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fiTuHZatz8

    • 21 min
    Nbz's Top 10 Games of 2021!

    Nbz's Top 10 Games of 2021!

    Hey everyone, here are Nbz's Top 10 games of the year! If you want to watch the video version it is linked below. (Note this was originally made for a video format so a lot of the references made are to that directly and not the podcast feed!)

    Nbz's Top 10 Games of 2021 (GOTY) - YouTube

    • 20 min
    Episode 211 - Game of the Year 2021 Special Part 2!

    Episode 211 - Game of the Year 2021 Special Part 2!

    Something something game of the year

    Timestamps:

    00:04:02 Indie World
    00:17:58 Toree 3D
    00:22:30 Taiko No Tatsujin Drum 'N' Fun
    00:36:37 Unsighted
    00:49:29 Listener Top 10 Lists
    01:00:49 Making The Top 10
    01:43:15 Ordering The Top 10
    02:21:42 Recapping The Top 10
    02:23:37 Community Top 5 GOTY
    02:30:10 Outro

    You can support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thisnintendolife, remember to send all your correspondence to our e-mail address: thisnintendolife@gmail.com & Join our Discord: discord.gg/mC8wjBd

    • 2 hr 36 min
    Episode 210 - Game of the Year 2021 Special Part 1!

    Episode 210 - Game of the Year 2021 Special Part 1!

    What really is a game of the year? It's a game that you liked. We liked a lot of games this year, let us tell you about them.

    Timestamps:

    00:02:25 Sayonara Wild Hearts
    00:12:43 Unsighted
    00:24:24 Strider
    00:27:18 Shinobi 3
    00:32:32 Listener Top 10 Lists
    00:48:28 Top 10 Games of the Year That Didn't Actually Come Out This Year
    00:49:39 Bally's #10
    00:51:35 Nbz's #10
    00:54:49 Bally & Nbz's #9
    00:58:44 Bally's #8
    01:01:28 Nbz's #8
    01:06:11 Bally's #7
    01:09:27 Nbz's #7
    01:12:35 Bally's #6
    01:15:42 Nbz's #6
    01:19:08 Bally's #5
    01:22:38 Nbz's #5
    01:25:56 Bally's #4
    01:31:45 Nbz's #4
    01:36:16 Bally's #3
    01:39:47 Nbz's #3
    01:43:43 Bally's #2
    01:47:45 Nbz's #2
    01:51:38 Bally's #1
    01:58:08 Nbz's #1
    02:08:41 Recapping Our Top 10's
    02:10:10 Honourable Mentions
    02:13:13 Outro

    You can support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thisnintendolife, remember to send all your correspondence to our e-mail address: thisnintendolife@gmail.com & Join our Discord: discord.gg/mC8wjBd

    • 2 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

BlaiseWojo ,

Hoping to grab a pint with Bally & NBZ some day

I am certain I left a review for this superb show last year, but iTunes seems to suggest otherwise. This feedback is long overdue. These brits generate hours of audible candy, ripe with reviews, predictions, insights, and recommendations surrounding the world of Nintendo. From the American perspective, their accents create a refined buttoned-up delivery of all things Nintendo, until NBZ goes off of the rails in his efforts to convince his co-host Bally that he is wrong when expressing a counterpoint. This is where the profanity kicks in, and it’s these moments of authenticity where the podcast truly shines, as they demonstrate the excellent chemistry shared between these lifelong friends. This is not a run-of-the-mill video game podcast series. These guys are enthusiasts who bring perspective to the table. Yes, they’re Nintendo fan boys, but they openly discuss industry trends and complete games that exist on other non-Nintendo platforms, which assures the listener that their impressions do not grow from a narrow-minded point of view. Furthermore, they are open about their favorite sources of information, and they constantly offer up praise to the other podcasts or journalists that inspire their creativity. Admittedly, I did not tune in to This Nintendo Life until probably somewhere around episode 150. For years, I frequently picked up and dropped podcasts dedicated to Nintendo coverage. Every other Nintendo podcast, whether it was the Nintendo Power Podcast, IGN’s Nintendo Voice Chat, or even the highly praised Radio Free Nintendo left me feeling as if I was making compromises just to gain access to topics and discussion around this brand that I’ve dedicated way too much of my life following. Like with practically all things Nintendo, too many other Nintendo podcasts are put through this filter of being too…fake? It’s like a sense of forced joy or enthusiasm, as if the production is shackled to the idea that Nintendo cannot be critiqued too harshly, or that the production itself has to be kid friendly. This Nintendo Life doesn’t subscribe to this philosophy, and they’re the top Nintendo podcast because of it. Their show is honest, just two friends chatting about their passion, but its delivered in a package that upholds the standards of professionalism. Cheers to you both. Justin from USA

urinalcake ,

Great Podcast for Long Commutes!

This show makes for an amazing long form listen if you have a long commute or drive a lot for work/school. However the hosts also break the show up into more digestible segments if you prefer to listen over a non continuous stretch of time. If you like Nintendo products examined through the lens of people who have grown up with Nintendo, but also play many non Nintendo games as well, and judge the games they play based on their merit and not preconceived bias(except about Super Mario Sunshine) you could not do better than This Nintendo Life!

Vec42 ,

Fantastic Podcast

I have enjoyed listening to both Nbz and Bally discuss Nintendo and video games. I particularly like the fact that they cover and discuss older games in addition to current games. The format is well-organized, and the chemistry between Nbz and Bally and their perspectives are great. I can’t say enough good things about the podcast, thanks so much for providing quality content!

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