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[Nintendo Everything Podcast] – episode #42 – Tetsuya Nomura is a bad character designer – Shots Firaga!

Posted on August 18, 2019 by (@Oni_Dino) in Podcast

Hello, my beautiful bubbles and bobbles. This week on NEP, we’re gushing about Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Oni tries (and fails) to not talk about FE3H the entire episode, while Galen picks arbitrary battles as he defends Cooking Mama. Oni also gives some first impressions with the Grandia HD Collection, and the gang discusses all the game announcements and details we got this week! Could a Nintendo Direct be coming next month?
We finish things off by chatting about games with sequels where one was exponentially better than the other. Both Galen and Oni dive into their pasts to pull up some sore memories of their favorite games…

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  • 04:23 – Adventure Log: Grandia HD Collection (Grandia II), and Fire Emblem: Three Houses!
  • 32:48 – Quick-fire weekly game announcements and details: Game Freak trademarks “Little Town Hero”. Announcement sometime soon? Maybe September direct? Shantae 5 is now Shantae and the Seven Sirens, plus screenshots. Gears For Breakfast announce A Hat in Time coming to Switch in October! Doraemon Story of Seasons coming October, too. Oni didn’t think this would ever get localized. And then Cooking Mama! Who thought about that one?! Let’s discuss the appeal of this game. And Galen gets argumentative for no reason! Then out of nowhere: Bubble Bobble 4 Friends. This is exciting! Coming to EU very soon, but USA much later- why is that? Let’s discuss logically.
  • 1:01:22 – SNES games sound like they’re coming to Nintendo Switch Online sometime soon. A wireless SNES controller was filed with the FCC recently.
  • 1:06:22 – iQue is transitioning to game development. What does this mean for Nintendo in China? Is this a good growth opportunity for the near future with the Switch’s imminent release in mainland China?
  • 1:11:21 – Additional DLC
  • 1:18:41 – Listener Mail: divisive entries in a game series

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