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Nintendo Voice Chat

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  IGN Staff  

IGN editors discuss all things Nintendo. Now you're playing with power!

IGN editors discuss all things Nintendo. Now you're playing with power!

 

#340

Is Nintendo Cutting Updates for Its Biggest Games Too Short? - NVC 583

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! After the recent news that next month's Animal Crossing update will be the final major content drop for the game, we're wondering if Nintendo stops supporting their games too soon. Join Seth Macy, Kat Bailey, Reb Valentine, and special guest Eric Van Allen as they discuss Nintendo's DLC philosophy. Plus, it's been five years since the Switch's reveal trailer, and the panel reflects on the big unveiling.  Timecodes: ---00:00:00 - Animal Crossing and Nintendo's DLC strategy ---00:18:25 - Nintendo Switch Reveal 5th Anniversary ---00:36:57 - Shin Megami Tensei V discussion ---00:50:10 - What we’re playing ---01:13:20 - Question Block! ... Read more

21 Oct 2021

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:18

21 Oct 2021


#339

Nintendo's New Online Tier Pricing Overshadows Animal Crossing's Updates - NVC 582

A ton of new content is on the way to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, including a huge DLC expansion. While the NVC crew is excited about the updates, they're less excited about the pricing news for Nintendo Switch Online that came bundled in with the announcement. Join Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, Kat Bailey, and Taylor Lyles as they react to all of today's big announcements. Plus, impressions of the Pokemon Gen 4 remakes, a new segment, and more! Timecodes: ---00:00:00 - Welcome! ---00:02:11 - Nintendo Switch Online's wild new pricing ---00:16:18 - Animal Crossing Direct! ---00:27:24 - Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Preview ---00:36:47 - Kat's Take ---00:50:05 - Question Block & Outro New this week! For an easy way to find NVC on your favorite platform, check out our new <a href= "https://linktr.ee/nintendovoicechat">NVC Linktree!</a> ... Read more

15 Oct 2021

52 MINS

52:24

15 Oct 2021


#338

Sora's In Smash and Metroid Dread Is Amazing - NVC 581

Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Your new host Seth Macy is joined by Sam Claiborn, Kat Bailey, and Kate MacPherson to talk about a huge week for Nintendo! First up, the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character is Sora from Kingdom Hearts, and the panel reacts to the final trailer, and Ultimate as a whole. Then, Metroid Dread is out this week, and it's amazing! Hear all about IGN's Metroid Dread review, and how happy we are to have a new 2D Metroid after all these years. Plus, hear about the Switch OLED, which launches alongside Metroid Dread this week. Timecodes! ---00:00:02 - Intro  ---00:01:42 - Sora Comes to Smash ---00:16:02 - Metroid Dread Review ---00:29:39 - Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct  ---00:36:50 - What We’ve Been Playing ---00:46:34 - Question Block ---00:52:10 - Outro ... Read more

07 Oct 2021

52 MINS

52:51

07 Oct 2021


#337

Exploring 25 Years of Nintendo 64 History - NVC 580

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! The Nintendo 64 (and IGN!) turned 25 years old this week, so we've assembled a panel of N64 superfans to talk about Nintendo's wacky 64-bit machine. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Seth Macy, and special guest Jared Petty to hear about everything from the unforgettable controller, to the best games on the system. Plus, Hear brief updates on Monster Hunter Rise, what we're playing, and an important announcement! ... Read more

30 Sep 2021

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:32

30 Sep 2021


#336

Hands-On with Switch OLED and Metroid Dread - NVC Special Episode

Welcoooome to a special episode of NVC! Kat Bailey got to go hands-on with the Nintendo Switch OLED model, and she joins Casey DeFreitas and Seth Macy to share impressions of the newest entry into the Switch family. Plus, Kat played the first 90 minutes of Metroid Dread, which launches alongside the Switch OLED on October 8th. NVC usually goes live at 3 p.m. Pacific Time on IGN.com, YouTube, and your favorite podcast service. Get the thing! ... Read more

27 Sep 2021

17 MINS

17:58

27 Sep 2021


#335

The Mario Movie's Cast Is Bonkers and More Nintendo Direct Reactions - NVC 579

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! On this live Nintendo Direct post show, the NVC crew breaks down the craziest reveals from this week's Nintendo Direct, including the wild Mario movie cast. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Seth Macy as they discuss Bayonetta 3's long-awaited reveal, the new 3D Kirby game, Chris Pratt, and a whole lot more. ... Read more

24 Sep 2021

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:33

24 Sep 2021


#334

GameCube Turns 20 and Bluetooth Comes to Switch - NVC 578

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Super Ninfriendo Seth Macy takes a spin in the hosting chair, and he's joined by Brian Altano, Rebekah Valentine, and Kat Bailey to chat all things Nintendo. After four and a half long years, Bluetooth support is finally on Switch. But is it any good? Plus, the GameCube just turned 20 years old, and the panel discusses their favorite memories with Nintendo's little purple box. ... Read more

16 Sep 2021

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:06

16 Sep 2021


#333

WarioWare Gets It (Kind of) Plus Nintendo's Involvement in Retro and Metroid Prime - NVC 577

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! A brand new WarioWare hits store shelves this week, and Casey DeFreitas is joined by Tom Marks, Taylor Lyles, and Rebekah Valentine to talk all about Wario's latest wacky game. Plus, hear about IGN's reviews for Life Is Strange: True Colors and Baldo: The Guardian Owls. And, a new interview is shedding light on Nintendo's involvement with Retro Studios during the development of Metroid Prime. All that and more, this week on NVC! Check out the interview from Kiwi Talkz for even more tidbits about Metroid Prime and Retro Studios. ... Read more

09 Sep 2021

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:04

09 Sep 2021


#332

What's the Best 3D Sonic Game? - NVC 576

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Sonic takes center stage this week, as the panel discusses IGN's Sonic Colors Ultimate review, as well as the best 3D Sonic games in the series. Join host Casey DeFreitas, reviewer Mitchell Saltzman, Sonic superfan Logan Plant, and the wonderful Brian Altano, as they take a look at some of the Blue Blur's most divisive outings. Plus, it's the start of a new recurring segment on NVC! The Nintendo 64 turns 25 this month, so we're putting together a lineup of the games we'd want to see on a theoretical N64 Classic Edition. Plus, stick around to hear about the first new GBA game in 13 years, more impressions of No More Heroes 3, and more. Timecodes ---00:00:00 Sonic Colors Ultimate discussion ---00:22:22 Big Brain Academy is back ---00:29:35 Picking the N64 Classic lineup  ---00:41:15 More news ---00:59:17 What we're playing ... Read more

02 Sep 2021

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:00

02 Sep 2021


#331

The SNES Turns 30! - NVC 575

Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week marked the 30th anniversary of the Super Nintendo's launch, and we've got a special episode of NVC to celebrate the occasion. Join Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, Sam Claiborn, and Kat Bailey as they discuss their best memories with Nintendo's 16-bit powerhouse. Plus, hear the verdict on No More Heroes 3, impressions of the WarioWare demo on Switch, and more. ... Read more

27 Aug 2021

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:33

27 Aug 2021


#330

Will Legends: Arceus Pave the Way for Future Pokemon Games? - NVC 574

Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! The Pokemon Company has pulled back the curtain on Pokemon Legends: Arceus, as well as the Diamond and Pearl remakes, and the NVC crew is here to talk about all of the newly-revealed gameplay and features. Join Pokefans Casey DeFreitas, Joshua Yehl, Reb Valentine, and David Walker as they react to the next evolution for the series. Plus, Nintendo Switch games just keep selling, to the point where the Big N has set a record in Japan. All that, and more, on this week's episode of NVC! Timecodes: ---00:00:00 Welcome! Pokemon Legends Discussion ---00:36:17 Diamond and Pearl Remakes ---00:51:45 More news ---01:05:12 What we've been playing ... Read more

19 Aug 2021

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:20

19 Aug 2021


#329

Nintendo Just Announced a Bunch of Great Looking Games - NVC 573

From the surprise release of Axiom Verge 2, to the announcement Loop Hero is coming to Switch later this year, the list of great-looking games coming to Switch is longer than ever. Join Seth Macy, Reb Valentine, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider for this week's episode of Nintendo Voice Chat.  ... Read more

12 Aug 2021

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:18

12 Aug 2021


#328

Celebrating Metroid's 35th Anniversary + Nintendo's Earnings Explained - NVC 572

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Metroid turns 35 years old in Japan, and Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Kat Bailey, and Logan Plant are here to discuss their favorite games in the franchise. Plus, The Nintendo Switch just keeps on selling, and the crew breaks down the latest financial numbers. Stick around to hear Peer and Logan's thoughts on The Great Ace Attorney, and much more. ... Read more

05 Aug 2021

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:41

05 Aug 2021


#327

The World Ends With You and Surprise Game Updates - NVC 571

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Seth Macy and Rebekah Valentine to discuss NEO: The World Ends With You, the long-awaited sequel that's out now on Nintendo Switch. Plus, hear about new updates for New Pokemon Snap and Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Nintendo shutting down Dr. Mario World, and a whole lot more. ... Read more

29 Jul 2021

53 MINS

53:18

29 Jul 2021


#326

Skyward Sword: Dead End or a Stepping Stone? - NVC 570

YouTuber OJ - Player Essence joins our weekly Nintendo podcast, NVC, for a discussion of how our experiences playing Skyward Sword on Switch now differ from how we experienced it on Wii in 2011. What's changed? What hasn't? Plus, did Skyward Sword have a lasting impact on the Zelda series? How's Switch selling? What was up with Nintendo's recent rumor debunking comment? Plus, impressions of Cotton Reboot, Pokemon Unite, Boomerang X, and more. ... Read more

22 Jul 2021

56 MINS

56:54

22 Jul 2021


#325

What Does the Steam Deck Mean for Nintendo? - NVC 569

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week Casey DeFreitas is joined by Brian Altano, Tom Marks, and Mitchell Saltzman to talk about Valve's new handheld gaming system, the Steam Deck, and how it compares to the Nintendo Switch. And, Tom got to go hands-on with the new Nintendo Switch OLED model, and he shares his thoughts on the new and improved screen. Plus, Skyward Sword HD launches this week, and the panel talks about impressions of Nintendo's latest HD remaster. ... Read more

15 Jul 2021

51 MINS

51:30

15 Jul 2021


#324

The Curious Case of the Switch OLED - NVC 568

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat: OLED Edition! Nintendo has finally unveiled the next member of the Nintendo Switch Family, featuring a larger, OLED screen and a redesigned dock. But, it's missing the highly-rumored 4K support that some fans were hoping for. So, what do we think? This week on NVC, join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Seth Macy, and special guest Jools Watsham as they break down their thoughts on Nintendo's newest console. Plus, hear about our Monster Hunter Stories 2 review, some special amiibo news, and Pictooi, Jools' new game! Timecodes: ---00:00:00 Welcome! Let's talk Switch OLED ---00:37:35 Monster Hunter Stories 2 discussion ---00:53:07 Monster Hunter amiibo Sweepstakes ---00:55:47 Talking Pictooi with Jools! ... Read more

08 Jul 2021

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:54

08 Jul 2021


#323

Do Any Switch Games Have a Chance at GOTY This Year? - NVC 567

Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Peer Schneider, Seth Macy, and Tom Marks to look back on the best Switch releases throughout the first half of 2021. They also look ahead to the most highly anticipated games still to come this year! Plus, hear discussions about Star Fox 64's anniversary, Kazuya in Smash, and a whole lot more. ... Read more

01 Jul 2021

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:46

01 Jul 2021


#322

Mario Golf Super Rush and Doki Doki Literature Club Come to Switch - NVC 566

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Zach Ryan takes a final spin in the hosting chair. He's joined by Miranda Sanchez and Simon Cardy to talk about IGN's review of Mario Golf Super Rush. Plus, this week, the NVC panel is joined by Dan Salvato, creator of Doki Doki Literature Club, to talk about the visual novel's release on Nintendo Switch. And, final thoughts on the E3 Nintendo Direct, a quick celebration of the N64's 25th anniversary, and a whole lot more. We love you, Zach! You'll be missed! ... Read more

24 Jun 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:27

24 Jun 2021


#321

Our Nintendo E3 Post Show and Talking Zelda with Nintendo Treehouse

Welcoooome to a special E3 edition of Nintendo Voice Chat! First, it's our live post-show reactions to the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct, including the new Breath of the Wild 2 trailer, Metroid Dread, and more! Then, stick around for our interview with Nintendo's Bill Trinen & Nate Bihldorff about time travel in Zelda and where Samus goes from here. ... Read more

17 Jun 2021

42 MINS

42:47

17 Jun 2021