Nintendo Voice Chat

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! First, a quick discussion on some fresh Switch Pro rumors that suggest an announcement is coming very soon. Then, the NVC panel turns their attention to a few pre-E3 presentations, including news about Dragon Quest and Sonic the Hedgehog. Stick around to hear about the new Switch Online games, Monster Hunter Rise's latest update, and more!

Direct download: NVC_562.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 9:42pm EST

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Just when you thought amiibo were on their way out the door, Nintendo came back and announced a new figurine to launch alongside The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. But… there's a catch. This week, join Casey DeFreitas, Brian Altano, Tom Marks, and Kat Bailey as they dive into the controversy. Plus, hear about the new Mario Golf trailer, Hollow Knight: Silksong's absence at E3, and more.

Audio timecodes:

  • 00:00:00 Welcome! Mario Golf discussion
  • 00:13:21 The Skyward Sword amiibo controversy
  • 00:29:56 More news!
  • 00:48:01 Games out this week
  • 00:56:21 What we're playing
  • 01:07:51 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_561.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Nintendo's beloved purple box was revealed at E3 two decades ago, and the NVC crew is here this week to reflect on the reveal, as well as how E3 has changed over the last 20 years. Join host Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Zach Ryan, and IGN cofounder and NVC alum Matt Casamassina for that discussion, as well as conversations about Nintendo failing to keep up with Switch demand, Capcom breaking sales records, and a whole lot more.


  • 00:00:00 Welcome! 20 years since GameCube's introduction
  • 00:41:27 News!
  • 00:52:00 Games out this week
  • 00:54:58 What we're playing
  • 01:06:30 Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_560.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Nintendo just had its most profitable year ever, which has the NVC crew wondering if the Switch could become the best-selling console of all time. Join guest host Seth Macy and his panel of Ninfriendos for a discussion about the Big N's record-breaking year. Plus, Nintendo just announced a new game, Game Builder Garage, which looks like Super Mario Maker meets Dreams. And, stick around to hear some tidbits of Nintendo news that's coming out of the trial between Epic and Apple. It's a packed week here on NVC!

Direct download: NVC_559.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST