Nintendo Voice Chat

Happy Holidays! This week’s episode, everyone’s here! In what can only be considered the most ambitious crossover event in podcast history (maybe?), all of your favorite IGN podcast hosts have come together for a very special end of year episode talking some of the best moments of the 2021 across the Playstation, Xbox, and Nintendo gaming universes. Join Daemon Hatfield – host of IGN’s Game Scoop! podcast, Ryan McCaffrey – host of Podcast Unlocked, Jonathan Dornbush – host of Podcast Beyond, and Seth Macy – host of Nintendo Voice Chat, as we look back at the best games of 2021 as well as looking forward to 2022. 

From Halo: Infinite, to Returnal, to Metroid Dread and beyond, you’ll find it here. Let’s ring in 2022 the only way we know how: talking about the best video games of the year!

Direct download: NVC_592_Audio.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

Welcome to the final Nintendo Voice Chat for 2021! Join Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, Kat Bailey, and Brian Altano as they look at their most-played Switch games of 2021. Plus, a recap of the Indie World presentation, the new Analogue Pocket handheld, Breath of the Wild 2 gameplay hints, and more. We'll see you back here in 2022!


  • 00:00:00 - Welcome!
  • 00:00:55 - Tribute to NES Designer Masayuki Uemura
  • 00:08:22 - Nintendo Indie World Recap
  • 00:15:49 - Analogue Pocket Talk!
  • 00:28:15 - Nintendo Switch Year In Review: Our Stats!
  • 00:40:15 - Nintendo News Rundown
  • 00:56:40 - Kat Take
  • 01:05:00 - What We’ve Been Playing
  • 01:15:10 - Question Block
Direct download: NVC_591.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Seth Macy is joined by Rebekah Valentine and Tom Marks to discuss the lack of Nintendo news at The Game Awards. It's not all doom and gloom, though, because some Switch games did show up at the big show, including Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak, Sonic Frontiers, Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course, and more.

Direct download: NVC_590.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 7:37pm EST

We're just a week away from The Game Awards, and some Super Ninfriendos are hopeful we might get a glimpse of Breath of the Wild 2 at the big show. Join Seth Macy, Peer Schneider, and Kat Bailey this week on NVC, as the panel shares what they want to see from Nintendo at The Game Awards. Plus, discussions on the most underrated Switch games of 2021, which dormant Nintendo series should be revived next in the wake of Metroid Dread, and a whole lot more.


  • 00:00:05 - The Game Awards Wish List
  • 00:16:14 - Most Underrated Games of 2021
  • 00:29:04 - Kat Takes
  • 00:38:28 - Top 100 Games: Super Metroid
  • 00:48:29 - What Nintendo Series Should Get its “Dread”
  • 01:01:29 - December Games
  • 01:02:40 - What We’ve Been Playing
  • 01:16:45 - Question Block & Outro
Direct download: NVC_589.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:06pm EST