Episode 14 - Nintendo Direct Apr 12 2017

  • News

    • Nintendo Direct is here!

      • No Virtual console!

      • Splatoon 2 News

        • A tournament can win a trip to E3

        • Love the 80s style advertisement inspirational recruitment

        • New Mode

          • Salmon Run

            • 4 person Teams

            • Horde Mode waves - drops eggs

            • LifeSaver, you can call for help, and pick up fallen teammates

            • Collect eggs and throw in a basket

            • Specific rewards for Salmon Run?

        • Amiibo

          • Inkling Girl, Boy, Squid

            • Save your sets - Bring your gear to a friends switch.

            • Get gear from the Amiibo “friend”

            • Not appealing

        • July 21st - Amiibo on the same day.

      • Arms News

        • Launches 6/16!

        • 2v2!!!!! Multiplayer

        • Arms charge to set up attributes based on the element.

          • Fire / Ice / Lightning etc...

        • Get Arms service?

          • Unlock new arms through single player games (target training)

        • Min Min

          • Can air dodge and kick down enemy attacks

        • Looks like a new arena (Raman bowl shaped)

        • UI looks really great (Triangle to the left of your HP shows your blocking ability.

        • The arenas look really great and this game looks so fun.

      • JoyCons

        • Neon Yellow joyCons!

        • JoyCon battery attachment

          • Looks uncomfortable as hell

          • Is 20 hours not enough?

      • Other Switch News

        • MK8D - Friend rooms at launch

        • Ultra SF2 The Final Challengers

          • Touch screen mode

          • FPS mode so lame

          • Co-op mode

        • Minecraft

          • 8 players online

          • 4 local online

          • Has the Mario Mash up back from Wii U

          • May 11 digital physical release coming later.

        • Samurai Showdown 4 tomorrow

        • Sonic Forces - 3D sonic (meh) Holiday 2017

        • Sonic Mania - Summer

        • Project Mekuru (working title) change tiles colors, flips when you stomp them

          • 4 player, local and online

          • Summer

        • Fate Extella (already on other platforms)

          • Looks like another Warriors style game.

          • July 25

        • Disgaea 5 complete

          • Strategy RPG

          • Demo coming soon (looking forward to testing the demo out, I know nothing about this series)

          • May 23

        • PP Tetris DEMO!

        • Monopoly for Switch - Framerate looked weak. (Fall)

          • Monopoly is already on tablets, curious about the price.  $10 at most would be acceptable

        • Rayman legends Later this year

        • Sine Mora EX  - Bullethell shooter?

          • Co-op and vs.

        • Battle Chasers Nightmare

          • Based on a comic,

          • Turn based combat (FF style)

          • Looks really cool.

          • Summer

        • PayDay 2

        • Namco Museum

          • Loved this on my 3DS and GBA

          • I’ll be buying this!

          • Summer

        • Switch Dock available for purchase May 19

          • I need one more!

          • Limited quantities Q.Q


 

      • 3DS - I think I’m done with 3DS totally, none of these look appealing.  Even Fire Emblem which are amazing games doesn’t pique my interest.

        • Hey Pikmin July 28 - New Amiibo

        • Ever Oasis - meh July 23

        • Monster Hunter Stories Fall

          • Very different art style, mount based game.  Feels like a pokemon style game?

        • Yo-Kai Watch 2

          • Bony spirits

          • Fleshy Souls

            • Yes, seriously that’s what they are called

          • Psychic Spectors coming in Fall.

        • Culdcept Revolt ?  August 29

        • RPG maker for 3DS

          • Disguia stuff included?

          • People can get the free edition and play your games for free?

            • Not sure about this.

        • Mii game (Meh)

          • Aonuma and Miyamoto mii’s look great.

          • Couldn’t care less about this.

        • Fire Emblem Echos

          • Some paid and Free DLC

          • Season pass

            • Can buy stuff on its own, or in packs or the whole shebang

        • Kirby 20 year anniversary

          • Team Kirby clash deluxe

            • Multiplayer class based browler

            • Free to start TODAY

          • Kirby Blowout blast

          • New Kirby this holiday

        • Bye-Bye-Box-Boy

          • Never played it, still looks rad, wish I hadn’t missed out, wish it was coming to switch.

          • Amiibo costumes

          • Available now

      • July 21 Amiibo

        • Smash

        • 3 Links

        • Pretty sure i’m totally done with 3DS

    • Possible MK8 bundles

 

  • Gameplay

    • I’ve finished the main story of Zelda (spoiler-cast with a guest coming soon)

      • Tentatively recording on the 22nd