There was a Nintendo Direct this week. Let’s talk about that.
Season 2 of Iron Fist is only 10 episodes!
35:13 – Nintendo Direct postponed by major earthquake
46:52 – Gaming tournament tries new security procedures in wake of shooting
Video games are having a negative affect on my children!
What? No, I don’t pay attention to what they’re playing, why do you ask?
32:13 – Wacky survey shows parents don’t pay attention to kids’ gaming, notice bad behavior, don’t think it has anything to do with games, took games away anyway, gave them back because kids threw a fit, and fear their kids may be gaming addicts!
57:09 – Nintendo wants 20 – 30 new indie games on Switch every week!
1:03:11 – We laugh at the poorly written character descriptions from the purported new Mortal Kombat movie
EZK and Andrew spend a few hours talking E3 2018! (We talked about EA’s conference on last week’s show.)
- 4:53 – Microsoft
- 53:28 – Bethesda
- 1:20:30 – Square-Enix
- 1:42:11 – Ubisoft
- 2:17:06 – PC
- 2:47:32 – Devolver Digital
- 2:54:12 – Sony
- 3:30:19 – Nintendo
I was on call last weekend and spent most of the podcast on the phone but EZK was there to pick up my slack!
11:30 – Nintendo updates warranty after FTC warning
24:07 – Nintendo reveals online service details
43:53 – Shane Black is making a new Predator movie and we’ve seen the first trailer
55:15 – Syfy passed on a new Tremors TV show. What did we think of the pilot’s trailer?
Cane sugar, water, and coffee.
35:27 – We discuss a new N64 controller from Retro Fighters
51:07 – Nintendo’s being greedy with its pricing of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for the Switch
59:07 – EZK notices some oddities with the website for the Atari VCS
Kiwi is underrated.
14:39 – Nintendo notices its board of directors is a sausage fest
28:48 – UPS has an awesome idea for a Nintendo Labo product
33:25 – Firewatch devs acquired by Valve
45:45 – Quantic Dream sues media over unflattering reporting
51:45 – Epic still moving forward with its lawsuit against a 14-year-old Fortnight cheater
1:01:28 – CIA training games were released through a FOIA request and Techdirt decided to Kickstart a game based on one of them
Cardboard is expensive, yo!
0:10 – Andrew really, really doesn’t like baby Haruto in Yakuza 6
17:26 – Let’s talk about marijuana. ‘Cause why not?
32:21 – New Call of Duty rumored to drop the single player campaign. It is not rumored to drop the price.
52:52 – Nintendo Labo is super cool but super overpriced!
There was a Nintendo Direct this week. What else is there to talk about?
0:00 – Andrew talks about the various problems he had with his first two hours with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
36:36 – We discuss the recent Nintendo Direct
1:31:58 – Yep, time to talk Smash Bros.!
EZK is out sick so Andrew rambles about Monster Hunter World, the end of Miitomo, video game pricing and more Monster Hunter World.