Nintendo Power Podcast

By Nintendo of America

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Nintendo Power Podcast is the official podcast of Nintendo of America, with discussions and commentary from Nintendo staff and special guests.

Episode Date
001 Nintendo Switch Year in Review / The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Developer Discussion
01:08:38
In this debut episode of Nintendo Power Podcast, host Chris Slate looks back at the Nintendo Switch system in 2017 with Kit Ellis, co-host of Nintendo Minute, and Damon Baker from Publisher and Developer Relations at Nintendo of America. Chris then discusses the development of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with the game’s producer, Mr. Eiji Aonuma, and director, Mr. Hidemaro Fujibayashi. 00:00 – Introduction 02:52 – Nintendo Switch in 2017: E3 08:55 – Nintendo Switch in 2017: Third-party and indie games 16:46 – Nintendo Switch in 2017: Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 24:05 – Warp Zone quiz 26:30 – Developer interview: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 01:07:58 – Signoff Games discussed have been rated Everyone to Mature by the ESRB. If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for future episodes, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com. Follow Nintendo on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo/ Follow Nintendo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica Subscribe to Nintendo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGIY_O-8vW4rfX98KlMkvRg
Dec 21, 2017
002 Nintendo Labo Roundtable / Listener Questions / Pros' Picks
56:37
Following the announcement of Nintendo Labo, host Chris Slate discusses what it's like to build Toy-Con with guests Krysta Yang, co-host of Nintendo Minute, and Nate Bihldorff, Senior Director of Localization at Nintendo of America. The group also recommends games they've been enjoying, answers listener questions, and takes this month's Warp Zone game quiz. 00:00 - Introduction 01:12 - Pros' Picks (game recommendations) 17:41 - Warp Zone (quiz) 20:15 - Player's Pulse (listener questions) 46:32 - Nintendo Labo discussion 55:49 - Signoff Games discussed have been rated Everyone to Mature by the ESRB. If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com. Follow Nintendo on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo/ Follow Nintendo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica Subscribe to Nintendo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nintendo
Jan 25, 2018
003 Celeste Developer Interview / Our Most-Played Nintendo Switch Games
53:57
Host Chris Slate discusses the hit new Nintendo Switch platforming game Celeste with its creators, Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. Also, Chris talks with Reiko Ninomiya and Tim O’Leary from the Nintendo Treehouse about the games that defined the first year of the Nintendo Switch system. The group also answers listener questions, takes the Warp Zone game quiz, and more. 00:00 - Introduction 01:15 - Pros' Picks (game recommendations) 09:09 - Warp Zone (quiz) 12:43 - Player's Pulse (listener questions) 28:51 - Game Forecast 32:26 - Celeste Developer Interview 53:11 - Signoff Games discussed have been rated Everyone to Mature by the ESRB. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: Full game required to use DLC (sold separately). Kirby Star Allies: Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Games, systems and some accessories sold separately. Detective Pikachu: Game in 2D. If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com. Follow Nintendo on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo/ Follow Nintendo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica Subscribe to Nintendo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nintendo
Feb 28, 2018
004 Interview Special - Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes + Mark of the Ninja Remastered
47:57
This special all-interviews episode digs deep into two killer games coming to the Nintendo Switch system. First, host Chris Slate talks to Suda51 from Grasshopper Manufacture about Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, then Chris is joined by Corey Rollins from Klei Entertainment to discuss Mark of the Ninja Remastered. Plus, Bill Trinen from Nintendo Treehouse stops by to chat about two tournaments happening during the same time as E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 and Splatoon 2 World Championships. 00:00 - Introduction 01:04 - Nintendo tournaments with Bill Trinen 04:30 - Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes with Suda51 21:50 - Mark of the Ninja Remastered with Corey Rollins 47:13 - Signoff Games discussed have been rated Rating Pending to Mature by the ESRB. If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com. Follow Nintendo on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo/ Follow Nintendo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica Subscribe to Nintendo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nintendo NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. US and CA residents only; 13+; access to Nintendo Switch system, Splatoon 2, and high-speed internet required. To participate, register by 4/21/18 at 9:00AM PT; visit https://battlefy.com/splatoon2, provide requested information and agree to Official Rules. Team captain must also register team. Qualifiers (single elimination, Turf War) will be held on 4/21/18 at 11 a.m. PT; top 8 teams (verified by Nintendo) will be eligible to advance to finals (double elimination, Ranked Battle) on 4/28/18 at 8:00AM PT. Each member of the first, second and third place teams will receive a prize. 1st Place Prize (to receive prize, at least 4 team members must agree to participate in Splatoon 2 World Championship 2018): Trip to participate in Splatoon 2 World Championship 2018 and attend E3, plus one (1) download code for Splatoon 2 DLC Octo Expansion (full game required to use DLC; sold separately) and (1) Pearl & Marina amiibo 2-pack (ARV $2,069). 2nd Place Prize: one (1) download code for Splatoon 2 DLC Octo Expansion (full game required to use DLC; sold separately) and Pearl & Marina amiibo 2-pack (ARV $45); 3rd Place Prize: one (1) Pearl & Marina amiibo 2-pack (ARV $25). Skill of participating players determines the winner(s). Details and restrictions apply; visit https://e3.nintendo.com/splatoon-2-inkling-open/rules for full rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.
Mar 30, 2018
005 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze + Our Favorite Donkey Kong Games
38:40
Host Chris Slate is joined by Samantha Robertson and Todd Buechele from Nintendo Treehouse to discuss all the big and little enhancements made to the Donkey Kong Country(TM): Tropical Freeze game for the Nintendo SwitchTM system. And to celebrate Donkey Kong’s debut on Nintendo Switch, all the usual episode segments – Pro’s Picks, the Warp Zone game quiz and Player’s Pulse listener questions – are devoted to Nintendo’s number-one ape. 00:00 – Introduction 01:05 – Pro’s Picks 06:17 – Warp Zone 09:49 – Player’s Pulse 22:35 – Game Forecast 24:21 – Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Discussion 38:00 – Signoff Games discussed have been rated Everyone to Teen by the ESRB. If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com. Follow Nintendo on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo/ Follow Nintendo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica Subscribe to Nintendo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nintendo
Apr 30, 2018
006 Special Episode from E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Reggie & More!
59:10
Host Chris Slate is joined by Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang from Nintendo Minute to discuss all things Nintendo from E3 2018, from big announcements to tournaments to the amazing new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate(TM) game for the Nintendo Switch(TM) system. The team also welcomes two special guests to the show: the winner of the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018, ZeRo, and the President and COO of Nintendo of America himself, Reggie Fils-Aimé! 00:00 – Introduction 00:32 – Reggie Fils-Aimé 22:58 – Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 Winner 47:54 – Our Favorite Moments from E3 2018 58:32 – Signoff Games discussed have been rated Rating Pending to Mature by the ESRB. If you would like to share any feedback or ideas for the podcast, or submit a question to possibly be answered in a future episode, please email us at NintendoPowerPodcast@noa.nintendo.com. Follow Nintendo on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo/ Follow Nintendo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica Subscribe to Nintendo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nintendo
Jun 15, 2018