Nintendo Voice Chat

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Just a week after the Nintendo Direct, The Pokemon Company announced Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Diamond and Pearl remakes in a presentation of their own. Join Casey DeFreitas, Rebekah Valentine, Miranda Sanchez, Seth Macy, and Mitchell Saltzman as they react to these and the other games shown off in Friday's presentation. Plus, the panel discusses Bravely Default II and Curse of the Dead Gods, which are now available on Nintendo Switch. Finally, hear your listener questions answered on another round of Question Block.

Time Codes: 

00:00:00 An Announcement! 

00:00:30 Pokemon with Miranda Sanchez

00:25:10 Bravely Default 2 Review Discussion

00:41:00 More News! Monster Hunter Rise, Pyra/Mythra presentation

00:47:00 What we’re playing: Curse of the Dead Gods

00:53:00 What we’re playing: Ghosts ‘n Goblins: Resurrection + more

01:01:00 Question Block!

Direct download: NVC_022621_audio.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:17pm EST

A wild Nintendo Direct appeared! For the first time in over a year, Nintendo dropped a full-length Nintendo Direct presentation. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Zach Ryan as they react to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 characters joining Smash, the surprise Splatoon 3 announcement, Mario Golf on Switch and more. Plus, after Skyward Sword HD's announcement and no new information on Breath of the Wild's sequel, the panel discusses why Nintendo needs more Zelda in its 2021 master plan.


  • 00:00:00 Nintendo Direct reactions
  • 00:24:34 Zelda discussion
  • 00:45:15 More news
  • 00:48:00 What we're playing
  • 01:04:44 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_548.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Casey DeFreitas is joined by Tom Marks, Brendan Graeber, and IGN newcomer Rebekah Valentine to talk about all things Nintendo. This week, hear about IGN's reviews for Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, and Persona 5 Strikers. Then, the panel discusses how difficult it is to get your hands on the latest set of Super Mario 35th Anniversary pins. Plus, McDonald's and Burger King are introducing Nintendo-related toys, Nintendo Switch Online got a curious selection of new games, and there's a new Nintendo concierge service! Hear about all this and more, this week on NVC.


  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Lots of games!
  • 00:21:00 News
  • 00:47:27 Games out this week
  • 00:51:40 What we're playing
  • 01:04:21 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_547.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

The Nintendo Switch continues to sell like the greatest thing since sliced bread, passing the beloved Nintendo 3DS. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Tom Marks, and Seth Macy as they recap Nintendo's crazy sales numbers from the last quarter. Plus, the panel discusses Nintendo reportedly canceling a Netflix Zelda project, new Monster Hunter Rise details, and what Hideki Kamiya is saying about Bayonetta 3. All that, and more, this week on Nintendo Voice Chat! 


  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Crazy Nintendo Switch numbers
  • 00:11:55 Nintendo's rumored Netflix projects
  • 00:23:00 More news!
  • 00:40:45 Games out this week
  • 00:44:40 What we're playing
  • 00:58:44 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_546.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST