Nintendo Voice Chat

It's a packed episode this week on Nintendo Voice Chat! First up, the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack is out, and there's some frustration over how the N64 games run on Switch. Join Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, Kat Bailey, and our old Ninfriendo Zach Ryan as they hash it all out. Plus, hear about IGN's Mario Party Superstars review, the new Pikmin AR game, and more. Stick around to hear some spoilery thoughts on Metroid Dread.


  • 00:00:00 - N64 Expansion Pack chat
  • 00:29:25 - Is Mario Party Superstars the best Mario Party?
  • 00:33:32 - The new Pikmin AR game
  • 00:37:51 - Top Nintendo Games #43: Metroid Prime 
  • 00:48:25 - Why Nintendo's history deserves better
  • 00:55:10 - Metroid Dread SPOILERCAST
Direct download: NVC_584.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! After the recent news that next month's Animal Crossing update will be the final major content drop for the game, we're wondering if Nintendo stops supporting their games too soon. Join Seth Macy, Kat Bailey, Reb Valentine, and special guest Eric Van Allen as they discuss Nintendo's DLC philosophy. Plus, it's been five years since the Switch's reveal trailer, and the panel reflects on the big unveiling. 


  • 00:00:00 - Animal Crossing and Nintendo's DLC strategy
  • 00:18:25 - Nintendo Switch Reveal 5th Anniversary
  • 00:36:57 - Shin Megami Tensei V discussion
  • 00:50:10 - What we’re playing
  • 01:13:20 - Question Block!
Direct download: NVC_583.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

A ton of new content is on the way to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, including a huge DLC expansion. While the NVC crew is excited about the updates, they're less excited about the pricing news for Nintendo Switch Online that came bundled in with the announcement. Join Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, Kat Bailey, and Taylor Lyles as they react to all of today's big announcements. Plus, impressions of the Pokemon Gen 4 remakes, a new segment, and more!


  • 00:00:00 - Welcome!
  • 00:02:11 - Nintendo Switch Online's wild new pricing
  • 00:16:18 - Animal Crossing Direct!
  • 00:27:24 - Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Preview
  • 00:36:47 - Kat's Take
  • 00:50:05 - Question Block & Outro

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Direct download: NVC_582.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

Welcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! Your new host Seth Macy is joined by Sam Claiborn, Kat Bailey, and Kate MacPherson to talk about a huge week for Nintendo! First up, the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character is Sora from Kingdom Hearts, and the panel reacts to the final trailer, and Ultimate as a whole. Then, Metroid Dread is out this week, and it's amazing! Hear all about IGN's Metroid Dread review, and how happy we are to have a new 2D Metroid after all these years. Plus, hear about the Switch OLED, which launches alongside Metroid Dread this week.


  • 00:00:02 - Intro 
  • 00:01:42 - Sora Comes to Smash
  • 00:16:02 - Metroid Dread Review
  • 00:29:39 - Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct 
  • 00:36:50 - What We’ve Been Playing
  • 00:46:34 - Question Block
  • 00:52:10 - Outro
Direct download: NVC_581.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST