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ON THIS EPISODE: A return to normal quality sees us talk about how impressive Portal is and how Valve achieved such a cohesive sense of place in a relatively minimalist game, and a discussion of Persona 4 turns towards the analytical with some exploitative discussion on more complicated games and what elements might help and hurt such ambitious experiences.

PLUS: We go through every announcement in the Nintendo Direct and give our thumbs up or thumbs down, in addition to general discussion about all of the games/features shown.

AND: Listener mail has a few really great game-design-driven questions that have us analyzing screenshots from Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and speaking on the subject of redundancy and teaching in games, and how this might separate the good games from the great games. Here are the two screenshots we refer to in the segment: Image 1 Image 2

This Week’s Podcast Crew: Austin, Jack, and Laura


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ON THIS EPISODE: It’s up late, but we still have Laura talking a tiny bit about Broken Sword on iOS, Austin discussing the great boss design of Oracle of Ages, Jack brings up Super Paper Mario yet again and talks about Umihare Kawase for a second.

PLUS: We have a brief discussion about whether games should always be fun or efficient, as well as going over regular news and a bunch of listener mail!

AND: We’re really sorry about this episode. You might just want to skip it.

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ON THIS EPISODE: Jack re-fills us in with some love of Papers, Please, Laura causes a long and hearty discussion about Little Inferno, and Austin continues to berate A Link Between Worlds while praising Oracle of Ages.

PLUS: A lot of news about Nintendo’s future and their new “Quality of Life” business strategy— a discussion ensues.

AND: Plenty of listener mail about achievements, Nintendo’s future, and our favorite sequels rounds out the show.

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ON THIS EPISODE: Austin lambastes A Link Between Worlds further, Aysha (filling in for Laura) gives us her impressions of Orcs Must Die! and Outlast, and Jack sings the praises of Papers, Please and Super Paper Mario.

PLUS: Listener mail includes some criticism of achievements, lots of speculation about Nintendo’s future, and a fairly entertaining song about our podcast! Plus more.

AND: We try to play Settlers of Catan while doing the podcast for the first hour. It uh… didn’t work out so well.

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ON THIS EPISODE: Austin discusses the faults of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Laura gives her first impressions of Chibi-Robo: Photo Finder and Little Inferno, and Jack fills us in on the wondrous adventures that await you in LIMBO.

PLUS: A long discussion about Nintendo’s financial situation, what it means, and what they could do about it. Jack comes up with a particularly interesting idea that would suit their situation very well.

AND: A massive dumping of listener mail keeps us busy for the final hours with topics from the design of Super Mario 3D World to what games are good to play if you’re in a bad mood.

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ON THIS EPISODE: Austin delves deeply into his new-found Bioshock fascination, Jack talks about LIMBO and The Wonderful 101, and Laura talks about her renewed sense of enthusiasm for Animal Crossing.

PLUS: What Nintendo games should be revisited a la A Link Between Worlds? Have games mastered emotion to the extent that movies and books have?

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The results are in! Sorry for the wait; I’ve been busy with that whole “taking a holiday” thing, but I’m finally back with the Internet’s latest 2013 retrospective. On this two-hour long podcast I’m counting down the top ten game soundtracks of 2013 (on Nintendo platforms) as voted by Nintendo Everything readers. The colossal playlist of quality tracks is broken up by me reading out your comments and various synonyms for the word “song”. I was testing out a new microphone, so my apologies if you can’t understand a word I’m saying.

You can find the podcast right here!

edit: Seems Google Drive wasn’t too happy about the massive influx of traffic so I’ve also uploaded the podcast here.

If you want to know what soundtrack took the coveted #1 spot you should probably just listen to the podcast, but I’ve included the results over the break anyway.

ON THIS EPISODE: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds dominates discussion throughout the episode, but we also hear a bit about FTL from Austin, Phoenix Wright: Dual Destinies from Laura, and Braid/Proteus/Counter Strike GO from Jack.

ALSO: Listener mail has us talking about the best way to spend eShop bucks.

AND: A discussion about the consequences of the new item system in A Link Between Worlds rounds out the ending.

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ON THIS EPISODE: Laura and Jack discuss the pros and cons of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Austin and Jack briefly muse on Counter Strike: Global Offensive, and Laura talks about her second-holiday in Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

PLUS: Listener mail about the run button in Mario and whether games can train you to perform new skills.

AND: An intense, hour-long discussion about what games should be named “3DS game of the year” and “Wii U game of the year“.

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ON THIS EPISODE: We finally have our first impressions of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds from Jack, Laura talks about the latest expansion pack for The Sims, and Austin goes into detail about Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, and more!

PLUS: Listener mail about the differences between Metroid and Mega Man, talk about the Wii U Gamepad’s battery life, and what a Wii U successor might look like.

AND: We go over our Wii U games of the year! Sort of…

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