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[Nintendo Everything Podcast] – episode #41 – Never Give Up treads lightly on your spirits (feat. Massive Monster)

Posted on August 11, 2019 by (@Oni_Dino) in Interviews, Podcast

Hello, my beautiful poison and fairy types. This week on NEP, we have a special guest—three in fact! Jay, James and Julian from Massive Monster join us to talk about their upcoming challenging action-platformer for Nintendo Switch, “Never Give Up”. The devs reveal a lot about their upcoming game including a few secrets, how Egoraptor / Arin Hanson is involved, and their origins as developers that led up to this point.

The trio then sticks around to chat with us about new Pokemon details and lootboxes in gaming, with Nintendo making a statement recently about introducing new rules for transparency. We all get on and have a great chat, and we’re particularly grateful for Massive Monster’s insight on these topics as developers.

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  • START – Adventure Log and Interview! Chatting with the devs at Massive Monster, creators of Adventure Pals, and their newest game launching this week: Never Give Up!
  • 40:44 – Poketalk! New ‘mons, new rivals, new evolutions, new region specific versions, Pokejobs, and more.
  • 57:10 – Brief Grandia HD Collection talk. Coming soon! Galen and Oni gush about their love.
  • 1:01:22 – Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft all working on new rules for disclosing odds to loot boxes for games that have them. General discussion on loot boxes and gambling in games, and how developers and publishers are involved. Who are whales? Legislation and regulation good or bad? We get the guys from Massive Monster to give their unique opinions this side of the industry, as developers.
  • 1:19:23 – Additional DLC
  • 1:23:35 – Listener Mail: remaining love for the 3DS

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