Nintendo Voice Chat

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IGN editors discuss all things Nintendo. Now you're playing with power!

Episode Date
Big E3 Leaks Ahead of Nintendo Direct, Fortnite for Switch, Paladins Announced, & more! - NVC Ep. 411
01:00:55

This week, the NVC crew discusses all the big E3 leaks ahead of the big show, the recent Paladins announcement for Switch, a new game from the Director of Mother 3, the possibility of Gamecube controllers making a comeback, Mario Tennis Aces Tournament demo impressions, and much more!

Jun 08, 2018
Pokemon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee!, Nicalis Talks Crystal Crisis, and more! - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 410
49:42

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on the newly announced Pokemon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Pokemon Let's Go, Eevee!, as well as the surprise release of Pokemon Quest. Also, Nicalis CEO Tyrone Rodriguez joins the panel to show off some brand new games and bring some insight as to what the company has been working on for Switch!

Jun 01, 2018
N64 Classic Rumors, New Switch Bundle, Resident Evil 7, Mario + Rabbids DLC - Nintndo Voice Chat Ep. 409
01:05:12

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version for Switch, the rumored N64 Classic, Nintendo's dockless Switch bundle for Japan, Mario + Rabbids DLC, and much more!

May 25, 2018
Pokemon Switch Leaks, Rumored Star Fox Spin-Off From Retro, Nintendo's E3 Presence, & More - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 408
01:03:30

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on the recent Pokémon Switch Leaks, the heavily rumored Star Fox spin-off supposedly coming from Retro Studios, Nintendo's E3 2018 presence, and much more!

May 18, 2018
Nintendo Switch Online, Future of Virtual Console, Alleged E3 Leaks, and more! - NVC Ep. 407
01:02:41

This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on Nintendo Switch Online and what it could mean for the future of Virtual Console!

May 11, 2018
Top Switch Games We Want Nintendo to Announce at E3 2018, The Future of The 3DS & more! - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep 406
01:01:04

Weeelcooome to episode 406 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the NVC crew welcomes IGN's newest Host/Producer, Sydnee Goodman! Later, the gang shares their picks for the game they want to see announced for Switch at E3 2018, and much more!

May 04, 2018
Our E3 2018 Predictions, Nintendo Switch Hack, Labo Review Discussion, and more! - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 405
01:04:28

Weeelcooome to episode 405 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the NVC crew shares their big E3 2018 predictions!

Apr 27, 2018
Nintendo Labo Impressions, Pokemon, New Hardware Rumors, Sega AGES on Switch, and more! - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep 404
01:01:55

Weeelcooome to episode 404 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the NVC crew finally gets their hands on Nintendo Labo!

Apr 20, 2018
Dark Souls Remastered & Wolfenstein II Impressions, Unannounced Switch Games, and More! - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep 403
01:03:49

This week Marty Sliva and Alanah Pearce join the panel to share his hands-on impressions with Dark Souls Remastered and Wolfenstein II, Filip lays down the latest on Bethesda’s Plans For Future Support On The Switch, Lily shares a special message for her final episode, and much more!

Apr 13, 2018
Pokemon Switch Leak, Dark Souls Remastered Details, Nintendo's Bezel Engine, and more - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 402
01:11:21

This week, Filip, Peer, Brian, and Zach discuss the newly released info on Dark Souls Remastered, the alleged Pokemon for Switch Screenshot leak, the Nintendo Bezel engine, and much more!

Apr 06, 2018
NVC Special Announcement - Nintendo Voice Chat LIVE Exclusively on IGN.com Thursday at 3 PM PT/6 PM ET!
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Hey! Listen! We’ll be live streaming NVC this Thursday exclusively on ! Join us this Thursday at 3:00 PM PT as we discuss the latest Nintendo releases & chat with the community LIVE! And don’t worry, you can still catch the full episode on Friday as usual.

Apr 04, 2018
Third-Party Nintendo Switch Docks Are Bricking Consoles - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 401
59:07

This week, Miranda Sanchez joins the panel to chat about her review for Detective Pikachu, the gang discusses the many growing concerns with using third-party Nintendo Switch docks, a possible return for Wario Land, and more!

Mar 30, 2018
The Best Switch Game From Nintendo's 2018 Spring Nindies Showcase - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 400
01:14:14

IGN's weekly Nintendo show tackles the latest releases, Nintendo's 2018 Spring Nindies Showcase, SteamWorld Dig 2's massive success on Switch, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker anniversary and more!

Mar 23, 2018
Super Smash Bros for Switch Could Be Much Bigger Than We Think - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 399
01:00:37

This week, the panel gets together to discuss the latest Smash Bros rumors, Kirby Star Allies on Switch, six little things you may not know about Nintendo Labo, the possibility of Fortnite on Switch, and more!

Mar 16, 2018
Nintendo Direct Impressions - NVC Ep. 398
01:01:19

This week, Lily Zaldivar joins the panel to discuss Super Smash Bros. for Switch, Splatoon 2 DLC, Super Smash Bros, Dark Souls, Super Smash Bros, and all the big announcements from the latest Nintendo Direct. Oh, and Super Smash Bros!

Mar 09, 2018
The Nintendo Switch One Year Anniversary Special! - Nintendo Voice Chat
40:32

Weeelcooome to a very special episode of Nintendo Voice Chat! Today, we celebrate the one year anniversary of our favorite little hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch! Join Filip, Peer, Brian, and Zach as they take a look back at the very first year of Switch: The good, the bad, and everything in between! 

Mar 03, 2018
Mario Odyssey's Hidden Costumes, Nintendo User Reviews, Games as a Service, and more! - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 397
01:03:33

This week, Jared Petty and Lily Zaldivar join the panel to discuss the new costumes discovered in Mario Odyssey's update files, Outlast's surprise releases on Switch, Mulaka, Bridge Constructor Portal, Nintendo games as a service, and more!

Mar 02, 2018
Mario Odyssey's Balloon World Update, Payday 2 for Switch, Zelda Sales, and New Sonic Movie Details - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 396
52:21

This week, Lily Zaldivar and Miranda Sanches join the panel to discuss the new Super Mario Odyssey's Balloon World Update, Zelda sales in Japan, Payday 2 for Switch, and more!

Feb 23, 2018
Bayonetta 2 and Fe Review Discussion, Switch Cloud Saves, and the Super NT - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 395
59:37

This week, Lily Zaldivar joins the panel to discuss the new Splatoon 2 amiibo and Starter Pack, as well as Miyamoto's recent comments on the upcoming Illumination Entertainment Mario movie. For the second half, Tom Marks and Sam Claiborn join the panel as the gang discusses Bayonetta 2, Fe, and the Analogue Super NT.

Feb 16, 2018
Is Bandai Namco Developing Metroid Prime 4 for Switch? - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 394
01:09:13

This week, Filip returns from his adventures in New York City to share his hands-on impressions with Nintendo Labo! Also, Miranda Sanchez joins the panel to discuss what Nintendo and Activision need to do in order to make a good Call of Duty game for Switch. Finally, Jonathan Dornbbush joins the gang to discusses the latest Switch releases and NVC's pick of the week!

Feb 09, 2018
We React to all the new Switch Announcements - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 393
01:10:49

Weeelcooome to episode 393 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. Filip's gone missing (something about playing with cardboard), but that doesn't stop Peer, Chloi, Brian, Zach, and Lily to talk about the biggest Nintendo news, including the new Mario movie and Mario Kart mobile announcements, and Nintendo's 2017 performance and sales records. In the second part of the show, Chloi joins to chat about new Switch releases, including why you shouldn't miss Night in the Woods.

Feb 02, 2018
Why We Gave Celeste a 10 - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 392
01:01:50

IGN's weekly Nintendo show discusses the latest Switch releases and shares their thoughts on Nintendo's latest announcement.

Jan 26, 2018
What is Nintendo Planning with Labo? - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 391
45:47

This week, Filip, Peer, Brian, and Zach sit down to discuss Nintendo's latest announcement, Nintendo Labo. Also, Lily joins in for the second half of the show, as the panel shares their thoughts about Darkest Dungeon, InnerSpace, and more!

Jan 19, 2018
Nintendo's January Direct Mini - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 390
01:03:29

This week Filip, Peer, Brian, and Zach sit down to discuss the Nintendo January Direct Mini. What they liked, didn't like, and what Nintendo still needs to talk about in 2018.

Jan 12, 2018
Nintendo's Rumored January Direct - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 389
51:11

This week, Max Scoville and Daemon Hatfield join the show, as the panel shares their thoughts on the heavily rumored January Nintendo Direct and what Nintendo might have up its sleeve for 2018. 

Jan 05, 2018
Nintendo Year in Review 2017 - Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 388
01:13:23

Weeelcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat, Episode 388 -- our big NVC Year in Review for 2017! In this special year-end episode, we reflect back on Nintendo's year in 2017: the good, the bad, and everything in-between. Please keep in mind; this episode was recorded in advance. But don't worry, we'll be back next week with our regularly scheduled programming.

Dec 29, 2017
Did Zelda Deserve Game of the Year? Plus: Switch Game Impressions - NVC 387
01:11:26

Brian, Zach, Casey, and Peer sit down one last time this year to talk about the latest Nintendo Switch news, share impressions of newly released games like Gorogoa, Floor Kids, Enter the Gungeon, Blossom Tales, and Brawlout, and answer your most burning questions.

Dec 22, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 386: Nintendo's Bayonetta Announcements and the Possibility of Future Zelda DLC
58:08

Jools Watsham of Atooi joins NVC this week to discuss the release of Mutant Mudds Collection on Switch and the transition from developing on 3DS to Switch. Plus we share our impressions about Nintendo's Bayonetta Announcements, Zelda Champions DLC, and more!

Dec 15, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 385: NVC's Picks for Switch Game of the Year
01:03:34

We recorded this before the Game Awards (Bayonetta 3!), but we think you'll still enjoy our discussion about the latest Switch news, including our picks (and bonus indie picks) for Nintendo Switch Game of the Year. 

Dec 08, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 384: The Last Big Game of the Year: Xenoblade Chronicles 2
01:04:09

Filip shares his experience with Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Plus, we dive into Splatoon 2's update, Yooka Laylee, Nine Parchments and Aces of the Luftwaffe Squadron and more. 

Dec 01, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 383: Spoiler-Safe Super Mario Odyssey Spoilercast
01:15:49

Join Filip, Zach, Brendan, and Peer as they talk about the complete Super Mario Odyssey journey, from the very first steps in Cap Kingdom to the last, brutal challenges in [REDACTED]. Haven't finished Odyssey yet? No problem, just hit stop when we get close to your current kingdom location and come back later! Garuk.

Nov 22, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 382: New Pokémon Release, A Mario Animated Movie, And So Many Switch Ports
52:22

This week Casey DeFreitas and Miranda Sanchez join NVC to give their impressions on the newly released Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. But first, we react to the recently announced Super Mario Bros. movie and discuss the biggest new releases of the week.

Nov 18, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 381: Rogue Leaders, Doom, and Xenoblade 2
01:10:56

Factor 5's president joins NVC to talk about the cancelled Rogue Leaders Star Wars game. Plus, we talk about our impressions of Doom for Nintendo Switch, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, LA Noire, and more.

Nov 10, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 380: Does Mario Dream of EA?
01:18:19

Filip Miucin joins IGN's Nintendo Voice Chat crew as a permanent member. Find out who he is, what games he likes, and what he thinks of Super Mario Odyssey, Fire Emblem Warriors, and that EA hasn't decided whether to make more Switch games.

Nov 03, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 379: Why Mario is a 10
01:17:07

This week, we share our impressions of Super Mario Odyssey for Nintendo Switch and fill you in on the newly revealed Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for mobile, Poi, and an indie that many might overlook simply based on its license.

Oct 26, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 378: Nintendo Switch Sales, System Update, the Pokemon Go Hunt
01:20:07

In Episode 378, a wild Andrew Goldfarb appears to chat about hist adventure trying to capture an elusive Pokemon in Texas, Nintendo's hardware sales in September 2017, and of course update 4.0.0. We break down many of the new games hitting Switch and 3DS this week and Sony's interesting new foray into indie games publishing, which includes bringing Tiny Metal to Nintendo Switch.

Oct 20, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 377: Breaking Down the Star Fox 2 Review and the Latest Super Mario Odyssey Footage
01:14:09

IGN's weekly Nintendo show chats at length about the Nintendo World Championships, Sam's Star Fox 2 Review and the new Super Mario Odyssey footage!

Oct 13, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat 376: Of Completionists and Nintendo Switch Indie Royalty
01:16:56

That One Video Gamer, Jirard Khalil, joins our weekly Nintendo show this week to talk about the trials and tribulations (and rewards) of being a Nintendo YouTuber. Plus, new Switch impressions!

Oct 06, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 375: Nintendo Switch, Six Months Later
01:12:00

IGN's Nintendo show checks in with Switch, half a year after release to rate the game lineup and services. Plus, we talk about FIFA, SNES Classic, and Golf Story. 

Sep 29, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 374: Is SteamWorld Dig 2 Better Than Metroid?
01:12:50

IGN's weekly Nintendo talk show, NVC, talks about our favorite new indie game for Switch, Pokemon, NBA 2K18, Nintendo's touching Iwata tribute, the latest game releases, and much more!

Sep 22, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 373: Nintendo Announced What!?
01:02:14

So many announcements, so little time! We break down the biggest news for Nintendo Switch and 3DS from the recent Direct broadcast, plus Pokemon and Monster Hunter Stories impressions.

Sep 15, 2017
NVC's Let's Rank Live at PAX: Top 10 Nintendo Games
01:05:22

We enlisted the help of our fans at PAX West to rank the best Nintendo developed or published games ever made. It did not end well.

Sep 12, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 372: Do we Love or Hate Metroid: Samus Returns?
01:09:19

IGN's weekly Nintendo show tackles new games for Nintendo Switch, Rockstar returning to Nintendo platforms, and Metroid's first true outing in seven years.

Sep 08, 2017
NVC Episode 371: Rabbids, SNES Classic, Nintendo Switch Nindies
01:15:00

The Nintendo Voice Chat crew is back from Germany and goes in-depth with Rabbids (spoiler: it's great!), breaks down all the new game announcements from the Nindies event, and laments SNES Classic and Miiverse struggles.

Sep 01, 2017
NVC Episode 370: Live from Gamescom
31:51

The NVC team travelled to Cologne, Germany, to report back live from the annual mega-games convention, Gamescom. It's a shorter episode since it was recorded as part of our live show, but we still tried to pack it full with impressions and bad jokes. Get. The. Thing.

Aug 24, 2017
NVC Episode 369: Sonic on Switch Is a Blast
01:07:59

The NVC team shares impressions of Sonic Mania for Switch, debates flight vs. invisibility, and suggests five improvements to make Splatoon 2 even better.

Aug 18, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 368: Rocket League's Road to Nintendo Switch
01:12:06

We welcome a special guest: VP of Publishing at Psyonix, Jeremy Dunham. Jeremy made the jump from games media to game development almost eight years ago. Tune in to hear him talk about his personal journey, as well as the fascinating success story of the company's flagship title, Rocket League, and its journey to Nintendo Switch later this year. 

Aug 11, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 367: New Switch games announced! Plus, our impressions of Mario + Rabbids and Metroid: Samus Returns
01:19:17

The IGN NVC crew shares their latest impressions of Metroid, Mario + Rabbids, Slime-San, Retro City Rampage, and much more in our weekly podcast.

Aug 04, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 366: Switch is a hit! Plus, Nintendo Online and Metroid Prime 4 talk.
01:09:42

IGN's Nintendo-heads played more Metroid and Mario, tested Switch online chat, and wonder who should make Metroid Prime 4.

Jul 28, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 365: A History of Nintendo's Gorgeous, Wacky Arcade Cabinets
01:04:46

Nintendo's weekly show delves deep into Nintendo's past in arcades: From Wild Gunman to Killer Instinct.

Jul 21, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 364: Mario Kart VR, Splatoon 2 Single-Player
01:08:40

IGN's Nintendo crew talks about WWE's return, the New 2DS XL, Mario Kart VR, and the fun we had playing Splatoon 2.

Jul 15, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 363: Splatoon 2 and Zelda: Master Trials
01:05:01

The IGN NVC Nintendo crew talks about all the big news from the Splatoon 2 Direct, the latest game releases, and Zelda: Master Trials.

Jul 07, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 362: SNES Classic, Pokemon Go, and new Switch games
01:07:59
We get excited about the games included with the SNES Classic and give our impressions of the latest games out now for Nintendo Switch. 

 

Jun 30, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 361: Metroid, Mario Odyssey, Oterrible News
01:01:21

Metroid, Super Mario Odyssey, and Oterrible news.

Jun 23, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo's Bill Trinen Stops By to Talk About Super Mario Odyssey
42:04

A special segment of Nintendo Voice Chat was recorded at E3 2017! Nintendo's Bill Trinen joins the show to talk a little more about Super Mario Odyssey, and the plumbers return to a sandbox-style platforming game. 

Jun 19, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 2017 Predictions
01:00:00

On this very special episode of Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN's Nintendo-focused talk show and podcast, Peer, Brian, Miranda, and Sam (filling in for Jose) discuss what we expect to see from Nintendo at E3 2017. We've devised a game -- a game you can play along with! Go here for more details.

Jun 08, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Switch Chat Looks A Little Complicated
46:54

Hori's new chat headset was a painful reminder that chatting on Switch will be complicated. This week, join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Alanah Pearce, and Jonathon Dornbush as they discuss it. We also give our preview impressions of Arms + the Global Testpunch, The Secret of Mana Collection, and some news.

Jun 03, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Pre-E3 Nintendo Rumors, Leaks, and Speculation
46:20

This week on NVC, we speculate on some rumors. Sources told the WSJ that Zelda might be one of Nintendo's mobile games. Afterwards, we discuss the art leak for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle before talking about some news.

May 27, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Arms Direct & Splatoon 2 Reactions
01:26:14

This week on NVC, we talk about Nintendo's Direct presentation for Arms. We also discuss Thumper, Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers, and Splatoon 2's fantastic single-player trailer. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for another fun episode.

May 20, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Thoughts On Nintendo's E3 2017 Plans
01:24:03

This week on IGN's Nintendo show, join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano as they talk about Minecraft and NBA Playgrounds on Switch, the nostalgic feel of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, and Nintendo's three-part E3 plan.

May 13, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: New Nintendo 2DS XL, Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC, and FE Echoes Expensive DLC Season Pass
01:03:30

This week on NVC, we discuss the announcement of the New Nintendo 2DS XL (and what it means for the near future), Breath of the Wild's first DLC pack details, and why Nintendo might be getting a little carried away with Fire Emblem Echoes DLC plans.

May 06, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Off to the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Races
01:22:51

IGN's Nintendo show assembles to talk about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Puyo Puyo Tetris, Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, Kamiko, Bye-Bye, Boxboy!, and more. Then, we dive into the numbers from Nintendo's fiscal results for 2017 meeting (Note: This conversation was recorded hours before New Nintendo 2DS XL was announced).

Apr 29, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Zelda: Breath of the Wild Spoilercast
01:16:44

We finally collected our thoughts on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for a full spoiler cast. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Brendan Graeber for a deep dive into this remarkable game.

Apr 22, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Reactions to Nintendo Direct April 12
01:13:14

We have a special show for you this week! In the first half, we focus on reactions to Nintendo Direct April 12. Join host Jose Otero is join by Brian Altano and Marty Sliva for analysis of everything that was shown (skip ahead to 36:49). After the break, Peer Schneider and Brendan Graeber joins the program to talk about the discontinuation of the NES Classic and their thoughts on Mr. Shifty. 

Apr 14, 2017
NVC: Nintendo Switch: One Month Later
01:17:08

This week, host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano share their thoughts after a month with Nintendo Switch. We also share our shopping tips for anyone who's looking to buy a system, and why Graceful Explosion Machine should be your next Switch game, if you're a shoot 'em up fan, and finally we answer a Zelda fan's query on The Question Block.

Apr 07, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: What We Want from Splatoon 2 on Switch
01:15:46

This week on IGN's Nintendo show, we kick it off with our thoughts on the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire, Snake Pass on Switch, Zach's tales from the Wild, and why Rocket League would be great for Nintendo Switch. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Zach Ryan for another fun episode.

Mar 31, 2017
Can We Go Back to Old Zelda After Breath of the Wild?
01:10:04

This week on NVC, we had to tear our editors away from their Switch units (and Zelda) to talk about your Question of the Week responses. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Justin Davis for another fun-filled episode.

Mar 24, 2017
Our Nintendo Switch Launch Spectacular Pt. 2
01:27:25

IGN's Nintendo show returns with part two of our Nintendo Switch launch spectacular. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Jonathon Dornbush for a deep dive into the Switch user experience. What did Nintendo get right? And where does the Switch need improvement? Also, we also talk about The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth+, World of Goo, Little Inferno, and Human Resource Machine, and an 18-minute spoiler free chat about Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Mar 17, 2017
Our Nintendo Switch Launch Spectacular Pt. 1
01:37:05

This week, IGN's Nintendo talks about the Switch Launch. First, we dive into our hardware purchases and the rocky day of late shipments from Amazon, then we dive into the launch games (Snipperclips, Fast RMX, Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, 1-2-Switch, and more). We also discuss some of the launch day issues (bent docks, scratched screens, and the weak wi-fi radio) before answering some of your questions on The Question Block. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Jonathon Dornbush, and Brendan Graeber for the first in a two-part episode all about the Switch.

Mar 11, 2017
Let's Talk About Nintendo's Switch Indie Games
01:07:38

Team Tumbleseed, Team 17, Raw Fury, Vetrex Pop, and Nintendo's Damon Baker take a break from the Game Developers Conference to join the crew of NVC. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider (and an interview assist from Jonathon Dornbush) as we talk about future games coming to Switch.

Mar 06, 2017
We Spent a Few Days with Switch and Zelda
01:07:32

This week on Nintendo Voice Chat, the crew shares their thoughts on Virtual Console games missing the Switch launch. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, AAlanah Pearce, and Brendan Graeber as talk about the Switch hardware in great detail before they spend 10 minutes in a spoiler-free discussion about Zelda, along with another segment of the Question Block. 

Feb 25, 2017
Talking 1-2-Switch and Breath of the Wild w/ Nintendo's Bill Trinen
01:05:06

This week on NVC, we get into a slightly heated debate over Zelda: Breath of the Wild's expansion pass and the future of Nintendo DLC. Then, Bill Trinen, from Nintendo Treehouse, joins us to discuss 1-2-Switch and Breath of the Wild.

Feb 18, 2017
The Nintendo Switch's Magical Mystery Tour
01:11:19

It's an IGN UK podcast invasion! This week, host Jose Otero is joined by Alanah Pearce and special guest Daniel Krupa and Gav Murphy. The crew discusses some Switch games they've played at hands-on events, some new info from a series of Time interviews, and they answer viewer questions on the Question Block.

Feb 10, 2017
What We Want From Nintendo Switch's Online Service
01:11:29

This week, NVC has more positive hands on impressions of the Switch before we dive into our questions and concerns about Nintendo paid online service. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Miranda Sanchez, and James Duggan for another great episode.

Feb 04, 2017
Our Hopes and Fears for Nintendo Switch
01:09:28

Special guest and video game historian Steve Lin joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano this week. Join us as we talk about Fire Emblem Heroes, Our hope and fears for Nintendo Switch, and look at some rare artifacts from Steve's collection.

Jan 28, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Hands-On with Nintendo Switch
55:52

IGN's Nintendo show returns! Join host Jose Otero, Alanah Pearce, Zach Ryan, and CJ Gibson, as the crew talks about their hands-on experience with the Nintendo Switch, what Nintendo did got right and wrong, and the expensive ecosystem surrounding Nintendo's new platform.

Jan 21, 2017
Nintendo Switch Announcement Reactions: What Squid We Think?
43:22
Jan 17, 2017
Nintendo Voice Chat: Switch Predictions, Nintendo 2016 Review
01:04:39

IGN's Nintendo show has a brand new set in 2017! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Zach Ryan, and Brian Altano for a review discussion of Nintendo in 2016. Then, stick around for our final Switch predictions game!

Jan 06, 2017
Nintendo Switch Patents Hint at Cool New Features
44:48

Welcome to the last Nintendo Voice Chat episode of 2016! Join host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider as they discuss IGN's Super Mario Run review, the announcement of Super Nintendo World, and how the Nintendo's Switch patents shed a little more light on the device.

Dec 17, 2016
New Nintendo Switch Impressions - Nintendo Voice Chat
01:05:21

Nintendo gave the first public demo of the Switch on The Tonight Show!?! This week the crew of NVC have a lot to talk about. Host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Jonathon Dornbush gather to share their thoughts on the device. We also talk about Zelda: Breath of the Wild at the Game Awards, Pokemon Go's update, and more.

Dec 09, 2016
Pokemon Reviews and the Mega-Sized Community Question Block
01:25:31

IGN's Nintendo show leads off with a pair of reviews for Pokemon Sun/Moon and Super Mario Maker 3DS. After the break, we dive into a mega-sized Question Block with queries from our community.

Dec 03, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: What Does NES Classic Mean for Virtual Console on Nintendo Switch?
01:15:48

Wired's Chris Kohler joins host Jose Otero and Jared Petty this week. Kohler's book Power Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life is back in print! We spend some time discussing the book and Chris's new chapter.

We also discuss:

  • Super Mario Run's release date and price
  • Scrap Zelda Room Escape
  • NES Classic Edition scarcity at retail
  • Chris's contribution to the IGN's SNES Classic listing
  • What does the NES Classic Edition mean for Virtual Console on Nintendo Switch and the future?
Nov 18, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Why Didn't Nintendo Talk About Switch's Rumored Touchscreen?
01:12:54

IGN's Nintendo show is here. Join host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider, as they share their take on why Nintendo didn't talk about the rumored Switch touchscreen, and their top five favorite games on Nintendo handhelds.

Nov 12, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Animal Crossing's Surprising Update & NES Classic Edition
49:33

IGN's Nintendo show returns with a slightly unorganized episode this week. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Kallie Plagge, and Brian Altano for a discussion about Animal Crossing's Welcome amiibo update. Also, stick around for review impressions of the NES Classic Edition.

Nov 05, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo Switchcraft with John Davison
01:30:22

John Davison from Glixel, a new site focused on game culture from Rolling Stone, joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano to talk about the Nintendo Switch. Tune in, and listen as the crew shares their thoughts about the few things we've learned since Nintendo lifted the covers off its new gaming hardware.

Oct 28, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo Switch - The Rumors Were True
46:25

The Nintendo Switch has been announced. Here's our reactions -- and predictions.

Oct 21, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo in the Wii U Era and the SNES Classic Recap
01:16:52

IGN's Nintendo Show is late this week, but it's still full of great conversations. Join us this week as we look back at Nintendo's actions in the Wii U era and we resurrect the SNES Classic list and give it an update. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider for another fun-filled episode.

Oct 17, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Paper Mario's Colorful New Game
01:22:08

IGN's Nintendo show is back! This week host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider talk about the news before sharing their thoughts on Paper Mario Color Splash.

Oct 08, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Hands on w/ NES Classic and NX's Weird Hype Cycle
01:21:10

IGN's Nintendo Show is back! Host Jose Otero returns from vacation, and he's joined by Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Jared Petty to talk about Dragon Quest VII (finally!) River City Tokyo Rumble, Pokemon GO Plus, Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice, and hands on with the adorable NES Classic Edition. 

After the break, Jose, Brian, and Peer talk speculate on when and how Nintendo will reveal NX. It's the end of September, and Nintendo still hasn't shown it brand new hardware concept to the world. Join us as the core NVC crew makes its best guess on the pending announcement, assuming the release month of March 2017 does not slip.

Sep 30, 2016
NVC: We Guess the NX's Real Name and Discuss the Best and Worst Nintendo Game Knockoffs
49:41

The Nintendo NX is a codename, so what will be its final name? We share our best guesses! Also: When other companies try to do Metroid, Mario, and Zelda, it can be pretty cool. Or a total mess! We discuss.

Sep 23, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: NX Rumors Busted and Best Retro Launch Lineups
58:15

This week Sam and Peer are joined by Jared Petty and Daemon Hatfield for a discussion of future hardware, past games, and a round of the very awesome 20 Questions game, hosted by Daemon. Play along!

Sep 16, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Super Mario Run and Nintendo's Mobile Plan
50:50

IGN's weekly Nintendo discussion show tackles the surprise news of the week: Super Mario Run is coming to iOS this Holiday. And we played it. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as they share their reactions to Nintendo & Apple's big announcement, the revised Nintendo mobile plan, and more.

Sep 09, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Reacting to September's Nintendo Direct
57:03

After a brief hiatus IGN's Nintendo show returns! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Jonathon Dornbush, as they catch up on two weeks of Nintendo news before jumping head first into everything that happened in this month's Nintendo Direct. Read IGN's wrap up of the festivities if you missed the video presentation.

Sep 02, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Metroid Memories and Building a SNES Classic with Andre Segers
01:09:45

GameXplain's Andre Segers joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano to talk about our favorite Metroid memories, as the crew humbly celebrates the series' 30th anniversary. Then, the crew discusses the Metroid 2 fan remake that Nintendo shut down, and ANOTHER NX rumor involving a new patent. Finally, Andre submits his five game choices for a SNES Classic Edition.

Aug 12, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 320: Generic NX Rumors and Big Changes in Pokemon Sun/Moon
01:13:16

IGN's Nintendo show is back with a new episode! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Jared Petty, as the crew discusses MCV's NX rumor. Then, the show switches over to the crew of IGN's Pokemon Secret Base, as Kallie Plagge, Miranda Sanchez, and Andrew Goldfarb discuss some big changes coming to the next generation of Pokemon. Finally, Jose, Peer, and Jared close out the show with the first in a series of discussions about the lineup of games for a potential SNES Classic Edition.

Aug 05, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Talking About NX Rumors with Jeff Gerstmann
01:04:48

The world turned upside down this week on Nintendo Voice Chat. Host Jose Otero is joined by Brian Altano, Andrew Goldfarb, and (subbing in for Peer Schneider) special guest Jeff Gerstmann to talk about Nintendo's rough Q1 loss, the delay of the Pokemon GO Plus, and some fresh NX DAS HYPE courtesy of Eurogamer's NX rumor story.

Jul 29, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo's Stock Jump, 5 Pokemon GO Tips, and The Question Block
01:04:20

Join IGN's Nintendo show for another fun-filled episode. This week, host Jose Otero is joined by Peer Schneider and Brendan Graeber to talk about Nintendo's recent stock price spike, Animal Crossing New Leaf's surprise amiibo update, the final Splatoon Splatfest, 5 Pokemon GO tips, Metroid Prime Federation Force's 3DS eShop demo, and The Question Block.

Jul 22, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Going Cuckoo for Pokemon Go and NES Classic
01:20:51

IGN's Nintendo show has quite a lineup for you today! Video game collector and historian Steven Lin joins the cast of NVC this week to talk about the unprecedented success of Pokemon GO. Later, Armando Torres and Mike Mamon (from IGN Syndication's Voltron) join the show to talk about Monster Hunter Generations. Finally, host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano close out the show discussing the NES Classic. 

Jul 16, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Celebrating Nintendo 64's 20th Anniversary
01:39:21

IGN's Nintendo crew hosted a special live recording of NVC on July 7, 2016. Listen in as  host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, Sam Claiborn and guests talk about hype and the reality surrounding Nintendo's third home console.

Jul 15, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: We Can't Stop Thinking About Zelda: Breath of the Wild
02:07:34

IGN's Nintendo show returns and host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider just can't stop thinking about Zelda: Breath of the Wild. But we have a much better show in mind for you. First, the crew discusses some recent releases (Rhythm Heaven Megamix, Mighty No. 9, LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens) before they dive back into more Zelda talk. After the break, Andrew Goldfarb, Kallie Plagge, and Miranda Sanchez join the show to share their experiences from the Pokemon Go Field Test that ended this week.

Jul 02, 2016
NVC presents Hyrule Times Vol.2: Talking Zelda: Breath of the Wild with Bill Trinen
47:56

In this special episode of Hyrule Times Vol. 2 from E3 2016, Nintendo's Bill Trinen joins host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider to talk about their adventures in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Trinen also shares his fond memories for Zelda: Majora's Mask, Link's Awakening, and more.

Jun 22, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 2016 Predictions
52:12

IGN's Nintendo show has a surprise episode for you! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for a fun-filled episode of E3 predictions.

Jun 10, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Legendary Pokemon Details and More E3 2016 Games
01:19:52

This week's Nintendo Voice Chat is jam packed with a great lineup of contributors. Tune into the first half of our show, where host Jose Otero is joined by an elite Pokemon panel of Miranda Sanchez, Armando Torres, and Kallie Plagge, as the crew reacts to the latest Pokemon info. Then, after the break, Otero is joined by Brian Altano, Peer Schneider, and special guest David "GrandPOOBear" Hunt to talk about speedrunning, the eternal struggle between Nintendo and the Super Mario Maker community, and the rest of Nintendo's E3 2016 schedule.

Jun 03, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Kirby Planet Robobot, Minecraft's Battlemode, and What's Up with amiibo
59:32

IGN's Nintendo show returns. This week host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Andrew Goldfarb, and Alanah Pearce discuss the manic fun of Kirby Planet Robobot, Morgan Stanley's mysterious NH (and how it's just speculation), Minecraft's new battle mode, Monster Hunter Story's amiibo in Japan and more. 

May 27, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Making Sense of NX's "New Way to Play"
01:04:26

Nintendo CEO and President Tatsumi Kimishima spoke about the company's interest in making feature films using its beloved characters. But Kimishimmy-y'all-shimmy-ye-shimmy-yeh didn't stop there: He also briefly talked about how NX will focus on a new way to play. Join host Jose OteroBrian Altano, and Peer Schneider, as the trio tries to make sense of these recent statements.

May 20, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: We Choo Choo Choose Pokemon Sun and Moon Starters
49:41

Samuel is joined by Kallie, Alanah, and Peer to discuss the huge Sun and Moon reveals this week, Mario in Minecraft, and Nintendo's new slogan (and why it might contain hints about the NX). Conspiracy!

May 13, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Off to the Races!
01:00:28

IGN Persona super fan Andrew Goldfarb joins the cast of Nintendo Voice Chat this week to talk about Tokyo Mirage Sessions, and why it might be the perfect game to keep you busy until Persona 5 comes out on PS4 later this year. Mr. Goldfarb also weighs in with host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider on the recent news that Nintendo will kick off E3 2016 with a Treehouse Live stream of the next Legend of Zelda. After the break, Jose and Peer go gaga for Pocket card Jokey and answer your questions on the Question Block.

May 07, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: The E3 2016 Nightmare
01:05:13

IGN's Nintendo show has a slightly sour episode for you today all about Nintendo's E3 plans (so far). First, NX is coming in March 2017 but it won't be at the show. The next Legend of Zelda is delayed until 2017 as well, but its also coming to NX. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano for a real rollercoaster of an episode.

Apr 29, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Star Fox Zero's Problem Is Not Lack of Content
47:09

IGN's Nintendo show takes a deep barrel roll into Star Fox Zero (and IGN's review) before circling back to discuss YOUR Questions on the Question Block. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider for another fun-filled episode.

Apr 22, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat_ Animal Crossing Anniversary, Star Fox Guard, and The Question Block Returns
53:07

IGN's Nintendo show returns! Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider, as the crew celebrates Animal Crossing's 15 year anniversary, the trials and tribulations of guard duty in Star Fox Guard, and some awesome community questions in another exciting edition of The Question Block.

Apr 15, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Star Fox Zero Preview
28:37

IGN's Nintendo show returns, but we have a short episode for your this week. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as the crew talks about their week with Star Fox Zero for Wii U.

Apr 09, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Miitomo Launch and an Interview with Jools Watsham
01:21:00

IGN's Nintendo show kicks things off with a discussion about the worldwide launch of Miitomo, Nintendo's first app for smartphones. Join Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider, as the crew discusses the positives and negatives of the app, the controversy that led to the firing of a Nintendo employee, and, after the break, Renegade Kidd co-founder Jools Watsham joins the program to talk about Mutant Mudds Super Challenge and the history of his studio.

Apr 01, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: You Are Now Earthbound!
01:05:32

IGN's Nintendo show has a special episode for you! Special guests Reid Young and John Kay of Fangamer and Starment.net join host Jose Otero and Andrew Goldfarb to talk about Earthbound. Learn everything you wanted to know about this special Super Nintendo release, the passionate community it spawned, and how fans are trying to keep the series alive.

Mar 25, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat Presents Hyrule Times Vol. 1
57:09

IGN's Nintendo show returns with a pair of special guests. Host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider are joined by John Ricciardi and Mark MacDonald -- Both are former members of the press who work at a video game localization company in Japan called 8-4 LTD. The crew kicks off the show with a discussion about Nintendo's hip social app, called Miitomo, and Pokemon's recent sales milestone.

After the break, the crew takes a deep dive into history and resurrects an old IGN column called Hyrule Times as a special segment for NVC. Join Jose, Peer, Mark and John as they recall video games in the late '90s and the road to Nintendo's epic N64 masterpiece, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

Mar 18, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Tales from the Nintendo Treehouse
44:03

This week comedian and writer for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Mike Drucker, joins the cast of Nintendo Voice Chat! Drucker used to work for Nintendo Treehouse as a localization writer (and he joined IGN afterward as a writer on Up at Noon).

Listen in, as Drucker tells host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano stories about his work on Super Mario All-Stars, Kid Icarus Uprising, Mario Party 9, and his surprise contribution to the Legend of Zelda series. After the break, the crew talks about negative feedback surrounding Paper Mario Color Splash, as the crew looks back on the success and failures of the series.

Mar 11, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Reactions to Nintendo Direct 3/3
01:18:17

Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as the core NVC crew shares their reactions to the recent news and announcements delivered via this week's Nintendo Direct.

  • Our overall thoughts
  • Star Fox Zero
  • SNES on New Nintendo 3DS
  • Splatoon and Super Mario Maker updates
  • 7 Wii U, 3DS Games Lighting Round
  • Kirby & Paper Mario Wii U
  • Metroid Prime Federation Force
  • Star Fox Guard & Grippy's epic name
Mar 05, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Celebrating 20 Years of Pokemon
01:42:31

This week, IGN's Nintendo show has a special double feature for you! First, host Jose Otero. Brian Altano, and Zach Ryan go in depth on The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD and the upcoming IGN review. Then, after the break Jose is joined by a panel of Pokemon experts: Armando Torres, Miranda Sanchez, and Kallie Plagge join the show to talk about why the series has endured 20 years and the announcement of Pokemon Sun and Moon.

Feb 27, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: 10 Awesome Games That Never Left Japan
59:15

Fire Emblem spent more than a decade as a Japan-only series. The first game never came to the US, at all.

Feb 19, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Your Feedback RE: Nintendo @ E3 & Fire Emblem Fates
59:23

IGN's Nintendo show has a special episode for you! First we discuss your feedback to last week's question regarding Nintendo, NX, and E3 2016. Then, we bring you a spoiler-free segment all about Fire Emblem Fates Birthright & Conquest. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brendan Graeber for another fun filled show.

Feb 13, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Will Nintendo Reveal NX on Stage at E3 2016?
01:08:52

IGN's Nintendo show returns with host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider. This week the regular crew talks about the final DLC drop for Smash Wii U/3DS. Peer tells us how nice it is to have Pikachu by your side in Detective Pikachu. Jose shares his hands-on impressions of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD. Then, after the break, teh crew tackles a big topic: EA has announced it's moving its press conference out of E3 2016 regular rotation. Will Nintendo step up and unveil NX on stage at E3? We take a hard look at last year's digital event and come up with our best guesses. Finally, the crew tackles a discussion about Nintendo's next smartphone game after Miitomo.

Feb 05, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Could Smash Be Coming to NX at Launch?
01:10:11

IGN's Nintendo show is back with another episode! This week, Meghan Sullivan joins host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider to talk about Final Fantasy Explorers and Linkle in Hyrule Warriors. Then, after the break, the core trio tackles the rumor of a Smash NX launch title (made by Namco) and the news that some changes will be coming to Fire Emblem Fates in the West.

Jan 29, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Shoveling Through NX Rumors
01:53:07

IGN's Nintendo Show returns with a two-hour special episode. In the first half, host Jose Otero is joined by Peer Schneider and Jared Petty to talk about Minecraft Stories, Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam, Hyrule Warriors Legends, and a bunch of NX rumors. Then, after the break, special guest Sean Velasco joins Jose and Brian Altano to talk about Shovel Knight's amiibo and more. 

Jan 25, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: 2016 Cometh
58:01

IGN's Nintendo show returns! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schnieder, and Brian Altano for a fun episode, as the crew discusses:

IGN’s Best of 2015 Awards
Splatoon won best shooter and best competitive multiplayer
Super Mario Maker won Best Wii U game
Zelda: Tri Force Heroes won Best 3DS game
 
Why Splatoon Should’ve Been IGN’s Wii U Game of the Year
 
If NX is a 2016 Product, Nintendo Needs to Start Talking About It Now
 
2016 could be a big year for...
  • Zelda (30th Anniversary)
    • Nintendo has three Zelda-related projects on the books. Hyrule Warriors Legends, Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, Zelda Wii U
    • First two new details dropped yesterday (max rupees count is higher and less tears to collect) based on Famitsu’s four pages of coverage. 
    • Amazon France claims Zelda; Twilight Princess HD will have the following features:
      • Hero Mode (duh)
      • Wii U GamePad will be used to manage the player’s inventory in real-time
      • Link, Toon Link, Zelda, and Sheik amiibo, when activated, replenish hearts or arrows
      • Wolf Link amiibo is set to unlock a new dungeon, which loosely translates as “The Cave of Twilight.” **This could be big** Reminder: This amiibo is tied to new Zelda. 
  • Metroid (30th Anniversary)
    • This week, Metroid Zero Mission is finally released on VC.
    • Question from Erik Osborne: "Even though I’ve been a big Nintendo fan for a long time, I've oddly never played a Metroid game outside of a few minutes here and there. I've been thinking of playing through the series due to there not being a lot of games. Would you recommend playing it in order of release, or chronological order story-wise? Thanks, love the podcast."
    • Will Metroid Prime: Federation Force return?
    • Will Samus return in 2016?
  • Pokemon (20th Anniversary)
    • Japan is getting Four Poke-themed 2DS bundles
    • US and EUR are getting special New 3DS and 2DS bundles respectively
Jan 15, 2016
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Jan 06, 2016
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Final Show for 2015
32:32

Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for our final episode of 2015. We'll be back in January with a long look at Nintendo's year, but tune in and listen to our impressions of Super Mario Maker's next update, and our thoughts on the last DLC update coming to Super Smash Bros.

Dec 17, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Mother 4, Minecraft Wii U, and More
47:20

IGN's Nintendo show returns, and this week we want to talk about why the crew thinks Mother 4 (aka the next Earthbound game) should be possible. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schnieder, and Marty Sliva as they discuss Pokemon Picross, backwards compatibility on NX, the potential for a Zelda mobile game and more. 

Dec 11, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Reactions to Kimishima's Time Interview
01:19:38

IGN's Nintendo show kicks off with some impressions of Nintendo Badge Arcade, Typoman, our late Xenoblade Chronicles X review, and speeding to the finish line in Fast Racing Neo. After the break, the crew discusses recent statements Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima made to Time magazine about NX, amiibo, and the future.

Dec 04, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: A Case of the Holiday Blues
01:12:04

IGN's Nintendo show returns with a new episode! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Kallie Plagge, as the crew shares their opinions of Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, Animal Crossing amiibo Festival, and their early impressions of Xenoblade Chronicles X. But there's more: What does Nintendo have in store for Metroid's 30th anniversary in 2016? Tune in to see what we think.

Nov 21, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Thoughts on Nintendo Direct 11/12
56:12

IGN's Nintendo show has a LOT to talk about this week. Join us for a detailed discussion of Nintendo's holiday lineup for 2015 and beyond. 

Nov 14, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: How NX and Mobile Will Impact Nintendo's Future
01:03:20

IGN's Nintendo show returns! Join Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider, as the regular crew shares their impressions of Yo-Kai Watch, Chibi Robo: Zip Lash!, and more. Then, after the break, the crew talks about Nintendo Account, My Nintendo, and Miiitomo, and how Nintendo needs to re-evaluate how the company facilitates communication. 

Nov 07, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Miitomo and Nintendo's Mobile Future
44:58

WELCOME to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, Nintendo shed some light on the future  before delaying its first smartphone app until March 2016. Join host Sam Claiborn, Peer Schneider, and Kallie Plaggie, as the crew takes a long look at Miitomo, Nintendo’s quirky communication app, and discusses why it’s a good fit for the Japanese game maker. On this episode, the crew also discusses Nintendo's new account system, checkpoints coming to Super Mario Maker, and the Nintendo games that made the cut in IGN's Top 100 feature.

Oct 30, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: What Does the recent NX News Mean?
01:05:59

Sources told the Wall Street Journal that NX devkits have gone out developers, so IGN's Nintendo crew is here to analyze what it means for the future. NX in 2016? Maybe. Two devices that work together, but sold separately? Looks that way. But what else? Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider as they analyze the news. Then, after the break,Super Soul Bros' Robbie Benson, Brian Shue, and Alex Popoff join the cast of NVC to tell the story behind their jazz-meets-funk band and share their favorite video game soundtracks.

Oct 24, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Do We Really Want Twilight Princess HD?
01:27:15

This week, IGN's Nintendo show has a very special episode focused on Zelda! First, host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider share their gameplay impressions of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (so far). Then, the crew tackles the big question: Do we want an HD remake/port of Twilight Princess right now? Finally, we end the show with another segment of The Question Block.

Oct 16, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Big Fall 2015 Games
01:14:40

Nintendo Voice Chat returns! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brendan Graeber have a LOT of games to talk about this week: Lego Dimensions, Yoshi's Woolly World, Shovel Knight Plague of Shadows, Disney Infinity 3.0, and more!

Oct 09, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Zelda Co-op Adventures, Mario Tennis, and Mario Maker Sales
41:52

Nintendo Voice Chat returns with an injured host! Join Jose Otero and Peer Schneider as they recap Jose's brief career in the Ice Capades, Super Mario Maker's sales numbers, Smash Wii U's new content, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash's release date, and more.

Oct 03, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Charming People Behind Animal Crossing
48:38

This week we have a special treat for you! Special guests Bill Trinen and Ann Lin from Nintendo Treehouse join the show to discuss their experiences with the Animal Crossing series. Join host Jose Otero and Brian Altano for another fun episode!

Sep 25, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: A New Era
01:03:18

IGN's Nintendo show has a LOT to talk about this week! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Kallie Plagge, as the crew discusses Nintendo's new president, the internal changes happening within the company, Miyamoto's decision to delay Star Fox Zero, and more. 

Sep 19, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Pokemon Go!, NPD, and Our Dreams for Zelda Maker
47:10

IGN's Nintendo show has a lot to talk about this week. First, host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Kallie Plagge, and Francisco Velazquez put out the call for Super Mario Maker levels. Then the crew shares their thoughts on Pokemon Go!, the Xenobalde Chronicles X bundle, and the recent NPD data. Finally, we tackle the subject of Zelda Maker as a followup to Super Mario Maker. 

Sep 12, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Zelda Tri Force Heroes Hype
01:01:51

IGN's Nintendo show returns! This week, host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano dissect the 5 minutes of new footage for Zelda: Tri Force Heroes and the stage Nintendo showed off at PAX. But that's not all! Stay tuned for Runbow impressions, our thoughts on the pair of New Nintendo 3DS bundles announced for North America, and another exciting installment of The Question Block.

Sep 04, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Shovel Knight amiibo and Celebrating 30 Years of Super Mario
01:05:52

IGN's Nintendo show returns with a special guest! USGamer's Jeremy Parish joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Kallie Plagge to discuss making stages in Super Mario Maker and the 30 year history behind Nintendo's biggest mascot. The crew also discusses the big news from PAX, including the announcement of a Shovel Knight amiibo and what that could mean for the future.

Aug 28, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Splatoon's Rainmaker, 2DS Price Cut, and the Future
01:09:25

IGN's Nintendo show finally takes a deep dive into Splatoon's August update, Rainmaker, and what we think of Nintendo's newest franchise. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for another fun filled show. Note: This was recorded BEFORE the unveling for Pokken Tournament for Wii U at the Pokemon Championships.

Aug 22, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Making IGN's Super Mario Maker Challenge
01:05:52

This week, IGN's Nintendo podcast talks a whole bunch about making Mario. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider for a deep discussion about Nintendo's crazy course builder. Jose and Brian also share their experiences and breakthroughs as would-be game designers in the Super Mario Maker IGN Challenge. After the break, we run thorugh a pair of queries in the Question Block.

Aug 14, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: 5 Video Games We Can Play Forever
01:13:31

IGN's Nintendo show returns! Join host Jose OteroPeer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as they discuss Peer's Fire Emblem If experience, Brian's Super Mario Maker madness, and the five video games they feel can be played forever. After that, they close out the show with news.

Aug 07, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Happy Home Mario Maker
01:12:34

IGN's Nintendo show returns after a week in Japan. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as the crew discusses two anticipated games in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Super Mario Maker. Then, after the break, the crew discusses the big August update for Splatoon, the Japanes rollout of Smash Bros next DLC pack, Dragon Quest XI's announcement, and more.

Jul 31, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Big in Japan
49:21

IGN's Nintendo podcast has a special episode coming to you from Japan, and its featuring an all-star lineup. Host Jose Otero is joined by the cast of 8-4 Play (Mark MacDonald, John Riccardi, and JJ Epperson) to talk about Fire Emblem Fates, Yoshi's Woolly World, and some of the history behind their localization company. Then, after the break, we are joined by special guest Kikai, the #1 collector of Super Mario merchandise on the planet according to the Guiness book of World Records. With a little translation help from our good friend Kyle Mclain, we talk to Kikai about his hobby and hear some stories behind his favorite items.

Jul 24, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Remembering Satoru Iwata
01:18:40

This week, the crew dedciates the first half of this epsiode to Satoru Iwata, the late CEO of Nintendo who passed away this weekend. Join Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano as they share their favorites stories about Iwata. After the break, Brian shares some stories from San Diego Comic-Con.

Jul 17, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Splatfest, Nintendo on Comic-Con and EVO 2015
57:31

This week, IGN's Jose Otero and Peer Schneider kick off the show with impressions of Splatoon's recent Splatfest and Peer's recent import New 3DS. Then, after the break, special guest Bill Trinen, from Nintendo of America, joins the show to talk about the company's presence at Comic-Con and EVO 2015, the recent Nintendo World Championships, and more.

Jul 10, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Fire Emblem, Zelda, and the Problem with amiibo Exclusives
01:08:46

This week, host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider kick off the show with Fire Emblem If impressions, one of the games from Nintendo Game Seminar 2014. Then, the crew discussed Nintendo's criticsm of Metroid Federation Force's negative reception, our interview with Zelda: Tri Force Heroes director Hiromasa Shikata, the great Miiverse redesign, and the problem with amiibo retail exclusives.

Jul 02, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Rhythm Fever
52:10

Nintendo Voice Chat returns! This week, host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Kallie Plaggie round up their final thoughts on E3 before switching gears to discuss Rhythm Tengoku The Best Plus (aka the new Rhythm Heaven game on 3DS in Japan). Afterwards, we finsih off the podcast with a brief news segment. We also answer one burning question about Smash Bros. DLC pricing on The Question Block.

Jun 27, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Live from E3 2015!
01:07:06

IGN's Nintendo show is coming to you live from E3 2015 in Los Angeles. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for thier opinions of what Nintendo showed at E3 this year.

Jun 20, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Big Nintendo E3 2015 Rundown
01:13:21

A few months ago, the crew of Nintendo Voice Chat dropped some E3 2015 predictions. But host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano are NOT done. Now it’s time to take a look at what Nintendo has on the horizon. We look back at last year's Digital Event and analyze what we think they’ll show during the presentation on Tuesday, June 16 at 9:00 AM PT. Make sure you keep up with all of our coverage on IGN's E3 2015 hub page.

Jun 10, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: About that NX Android Rumor
55:50

Brian Altano rejoins host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider this week to talk about his adventures in Europe, Splatoon, and the Android NX rumor that could change everything.

Jun 05, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Your Codename NX Predictions
53:56

This week, IGN's Nintendo Voice Chat gets a little more intimate. Host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider read your Codename NX predictions and discuss amiibo, Splatoon, and E3.

May 30, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Powering Up for Splatoon and E3
58:02

Wired.com's Chris Kohler joins the cast of NVC to talk about his first book, titled "Power Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World An Extra Life." He joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Sam Claiborn for a fun episode where the crew discusses Splatoon and Nintendo's E3 plans.

May 23, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: How Zelda Inspired a Second Quest
01:23:06

This week, host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brendan Graeber kick off this epsiode with impressions of Splatoon. Then, after the break artist David Hellman and writer Tevis Thompson join us to talk about Second Quest, a graphic novel that draws interesting inspiration from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

Find out more about Second Quest at http://www.secondquestcomic.com/

May 15, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Gazing in the Future
01:34:17

Special guest Ryan Payton, a designer at developer Camouflaj, joins host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Peer Schneider to talk about Xenoblade X, Splatoon’s post-launch plans, and a bunch of news that broke at the Nintendo Investor’s Meeting.

 

After the break, we play a special guessing game regarding Nintendo’s next console. Want to play along? Email us at nvc@ign.com and fill out the following categories (along with a brief description for each category).

 

  • Hardware Spec: _________________________

  • Controller: _________________________

  • Unique Feature #1: _________________________

  • Unique Feature #2:_________________________

  • Unique Feature #3:_________________________

 

Using the Wii U as an example:

 

 

  • Hardware Spec: Around 360/PS3 level of power

  • Controller: The console is the controller, bruh! Touch screen, too.

  • Unique Feature #1: Dual screen experiences

  • Unique Feature #2: Miiverse

  • Unique Feature #3: Plays catalog Wii stuff
May 09, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Mario Maker Hype
01:20:51

IGN's Nintendo show is back, and we've got a slightly off the rails episode this week. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for discussions about: 

May 01, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Late Episode
01:09:36

This week, Nintendo Voice Chat is running... a little late, but that doesn't mean you're getting an inferior show. Join host Jose OteroPeer Schneider, and Brian Altano for another fun filled epsiode. Peer gives his impressions of the StreetPass games (Ultimate Angler and Battleground Z), and Brian unveils his 5 Nintendo E3 2015 predictions. The crew also jumps into another exciting edition of The Question Block. 

Apr 25, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our E3 2015 Predictions Spectacular
01:25:28

Host Jose Otero is joined by Peer Schneider and Marty Sliva for a special E3 2015 predictions show you don't want to miss. What is Nintendo cooking up for E3? Who knows. But this three-person cast brings their best guesses to the table. Then, after the break, the crew dives into YOUR questions onThe Question Block.

Apr 17, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Wrapping Up Nintendo's April Direct
01:18:28

IGN's Nintendo Show makes up for last week's shorter episode this week! And there's plenty left to talk about from April's Nintendo Direct. Join host Jose OteroPeer SchneiderBrian Altano, and guest Kallie Plagge as they discuss:

  • Why Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer looks cool
  • Our impressions of amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits
  • Shin Megami Tensai X Fire Emblem and Fatal Frame Wii U's reveal
  • Level 5's Yo-Kai Watch is coming to the West
  • Why BoxBoy! is a must play Nintendo 3DS game
  • Pokemon's Free-to-Play experiments
  • Affordable Space Adventures and Nintendo's Indie lineup
Apr 10, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: You Gotta Believe
41:18

Nintendo Voice Chat starts off with a huge bummer. Last week, Nintendo delayed The Legend of Zelda Wii U, and the Japanese game maker made the decision to not show the game at E3 2015. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as they commiserate over the news. Then, the crew switches gears to talk about April's Nintendo Direct. But you're only getting half the story this week. Tune in next week for part two of our Nintendo Direct recap.

Apr 02, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Mobile Matters Part 2
01:16:31

Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and special guest Andrew Goldfarb join host Jose Otero for another exciting edition of Nintendo Voice Chat. The crew dives a little deeper into last week's discussion about the deal between DeNA and Nintendo. Also on this epsiode: Brian tells the story of his recent visit to NoA HQ, Jose talks about Splatoon, and more. 

Mar 27, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Mobile Matters
56:36

Host Jose Otero is joined this week by IGN editor Mitch Dyer and mobile app developer Francisco Velazquez for a deep dive into the recent partnership between Nintendo and DeNA, the games they'd like to see adapted for smart devices, and speculation about NX, the new dedicated gaming system based on a brand new concept, and if we'll really hear more about it in 2016. All that, and a special question of the week in this episode of Nintendo Voice Chat.

Mar 21, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Remembering Chrono Trigger
01:13:15

IGN's Nintendo show kicks off this week with a discussion about the 20th anniversary of Chrono Trigger, one of the greatest JRPGs in history. Then, the crew of host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Marty Sliva talk about IGN's Code Name STEAM review and some Mario Party 10 impressions. And, finally, we tackle a few news stories at the end of the show.

Mar 13, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Fascinating World of Game Localization
01:27:18

Special guest Mark MacDonald rejoins the cast of Nintendo Voice Chat to talk about the challenging process of translating Japanese games for the West. Host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Mark trade impressions of Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars and Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Then, after the break, the crew tackles some of your queries once again on the Question Block.

Mar 07, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat Live!: Ranking the Top 10 3DS Games
01:36:32

IGN opened it's door to the community on February 26, 2015 and hosted a live show for your favorite Nintendo podcast. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Sam Claiborn get together for a special epsiode. This week, the crew builds a list of the Top 10 3DS games with the help of the audience. But wait there's more! You can win a New Nintendo 3DS of a Monster Hunter statue by listening to this epsiode. Tune in for details. 

Feb 28, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: A New 3DS Launches!
58:53

IGN UK Editor Daniel Krupa joins the regular cast of Nintendo Voice Chat (Jose, Peer, and Brian) to discuss New 3DS transfer stories, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Nintendo's presence in Europe and the UK, and the live-action Netflix series the WSJ revealed last week.

Feb 13, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Looking Back on Majora's Mask 64
50:49

Sam Claiborn picks up hosting duties on Nintendo Voice Chat this week. He is joined by Peer Schneider and Fran Mirabella to discuss amiibo, the lack of voice chat in Splatoon. Then the crew looks back on the original review of Majora's Mask for Nintendo 64.

Feb 06, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: What's Next for Nintendo?
01:18:34

This week, the Question Block segment returns to your favorite Nintendo podcast! But this episode isn't just about Q&A. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider, as they share hands-on impressions of New Nintendo 3DS XL, what they think of Code Name S.T.E.A.M.'s new demo, and the analysis of the recent numbers from Nintendo released to its investors.

Jan 30, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Nintendo Direct Wrap Up
01:15:09

This week on Nintendo Voice Chat, host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider bid farewell to Club Nintendo, as the customer loyalty program rides off into the sunset in 2015. But that's not all! We also wrap up last week's Nintendo Direct news with discussions about Splatoon, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Project Treasure, and hands-on impressions of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D.

Jan 23, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Tackling the Tough Questions
01:03:40

This week on Nintendo Vocie Chat, the regular crew of Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano tackle the tough questions about New Nintendo 3DS and this week's Nintendo Direct. Why no AC Adapter? Is the smaller model coming to the US? Should you buy a system on day one? What's going on with crossbuy in 2015? Near the end of the show, we talk about the announcement of a new Fire Emblem for 3DS. Stay tuned next week for everything else we missed!

Jan 16, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Most Anticipated Games of 2015
01:08:41

Nintendo Voice Chat returns in 2015! Welcome back. This week, host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider are back from holiday break. We close out our discussion of Nintendo in 2014 and list our most most anticipated game for the coming year.

Jan 09, 2015
Nintendo Voice Chat: Missingno.
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Dec 25, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: The 2014 Year in Review Special -- Part One
01:22:12

The season finale of Nintendo Voice Chat is here! Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider for part one of our special 2014 year in review. This week, we start the show with more painful tales from our quest to hunt down amiibo at US retailers. Then, after the break, the crew discusses a lot of the big games that came out in 2014. Thank you for supporting the podcast! We'll kick off 2015 with the second part of our year in review special.

Dec 19, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Some Concerns About Zelda Wii U's Open World
52:06

This week, the crew of Nintendo Voice Chat spends nearly 30-minutes discussing Zelda Wii U. Join host Jose OteroPeer Schneider, and Brian Altano, for a deep conversation on the merits and mistakes of Nintendo's latest Zelda footage. Then, after the break, the crew talks about Nintendo's recent holiday sales numbers, the uncertain fate of 3DS, and their personal struggles with amiibo-fever.

Dec 12, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Too Much Water?!
01:09:54

IGN's Nintendo podcast brings you a special episode focused on two big games. Up first, host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Marty Sliva, and special guest Kallie Plagge have a deep discussion about Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire, our review, and some feedback on where we'd like the series to go. Then, after the break, Marty kicks off a discussion about Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and his review.

Dec 06, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Simply Smashing
01:09:23

The regular team of host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider are reunited once again this week on Nintendo Voice Chat. The crew deeps dives into Sakurai's recent comments about Ridley in Smash Bros, and Nintendo's quick moves to bring amiibo -- its new toy's-to-life product -- to market. All that plus the Question Block. Check it out!

Nov 21, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Smash Wii U, Mario Kart 8's DLC, and More
01:08:07

The core NVC team is reunited this week! Host Jose Otero is joined by Brian Altano and Peer Schneider to talk about Xenoblade Chronicles X's massive world, Splatoon single-player mode, Mario Kart 8's November DLC, and preview impressions of Smash Wii U and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. After the break, Jose and Brian dive into reader queries in the Question Block.

Nov 15, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo's Holiday Gamble
01:04:50

Wired GameLife editor Chris Kohler joins the cast of Ninendo Voice Chat! Listen in as Kohler, host Jose Otero, and Peer Schneider discuss Majora's Mask, Code Name S.T.E.A.M., Nintendo's amiibo figure plan, and more.

Nov 08, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Eternal Darkness
01:18:52

Chief Creative Office of Quantum Entanglement Entertainment Denis Dyack joins the cast of NVC this week to talk about some of his work as a GameCube developer. Also in this episode, host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider discuss Nintendo's second quarter financial results.

Oct 31, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Smash Wii U's Secrets Revealed
55:47

This week, host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Marty Sliva, and special guest Daisy, weigh in on Nintendo's 50+ modes and features for Smash Wii U. Then, after the break, the crew discusses the wild, violent world of Bayonetta 2.

Oct 27, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Throw Pikachu From a Plane
01:48:18

Mitch Dyer joins host Jose Otero and Brian Altano for the first half of this special epsiode of Nintendo Voice Chat to discuss some recent news including the Smash specific GameCube Controller Adaper, Mario Kart 8's upcoming November DLC, Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, and Jose's New Nintendo 3DS impressions after a week with an imported system. Then, in the second half, Peer Schneider and special guest Perrin Kaplan jump in to discuss her memories and reflections as former VP of corporate communications for Nintendo.

Oct 17, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Factor 5's Odyssey to Make Star Wars Games
01:37:57

This week, former Factor 5 president Julian Eggebrecht joins host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider on Nintendo Voice Chat. Tune in for a first-hand account focused on the early days of the studio and hear stories about their journey to make Star Wars games for LucasArts. Eggebrecht also shares stories of Factor 5 work with Nintendo on GameCube including some unreleased Star Wars games that they had to walk away from.

Oct 10, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Metroid Episode
01:37:42

It's been 4 years, 1 month, 2 days since Metroid: Other M's release in North America, and while the galaxy may be at peace, the Nintendo Voice Chat podcast isn't done hoping for a new entry in the series. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider for a special epsiode where we deep dive into the Metroid games.

Oct 03, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: New Nintendo 3DS Impressions
01:08:31

Brian Altano re-joins the cast of NVC this week to talk about his adventures in Japan. But that's not all, listen in as he tells host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider all about his hands-on time with New Nintendo 3DS at Tokyo Game Show. There might be a story about an earthqauke too! Then, after the break, listen to some discussion of IGN's verdict on the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.

Sep 27, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Smash Wii U Theories
55:01

Host Jose Otero is joined by Peer Schneider and Marty Sliva this week! The crew drops some impressions on Hyrule Warriors and Smash 3DS before they share some theories for the upcoming Wii U version. Later in the show, they tackle the news and some great listener queries on The Question Block.

Sep 19, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Smash Bros. 3DS Preview Extravaganza
01:02:45

Respected commentator and Meleeitonme.com contributor Kris "Toph" Aldenderfer joins the cast of Nintendo Voice Chat this week! He joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as they trade impressions and opinions of the new Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The crew takes a deep dive into the roster, some modes, the competitive scene, and a lot more. 

Sep 13, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Mighty No. 9 and Post PAX Impressions
01:00:09

Host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Marty Sliva are reunited in the podcast studio this week. While Brian Altano is away, the crew gathers to discuss Mighty No. 9, PAX Prime 2014, Bayonetta 2, and community queries on The Question Block.

Sep 05, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: A New Nintendo 3DS Emerges
01:25:21

PAX is happening this weekend and we have an EXTRA SPECIAL Nintendo Voice Chat just for you! Samuel Claiborn, Peer Schneider, Brendan Graeber, Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and special guest Mark MacDonald. Tune in for impressions of Mario Kart 8 recent update, Layton Vs. Wright, figuring out Nintendo's New 3DS, and more. 

Aug 30, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Gunvolt, Splatoon, and Gamescom
01:00:41

Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and guest Marty Sliva for another fun epsiode of Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the crew discusses Azure Striker: Gunvolt, it's 8-bit cousin Mighty Gunvolt, Marty's recent Splatoon editorial, and more.

Aug 22, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Question Block Returns
01:16:31

IGN editor Mitch Dyer makes his Nintendo Voice Chat debut this week. He joins host Jose Otero and Brian Altano to particpate in the longest Question Block segment we've ever done. But that's not all you get this week! Tune in for impressions of SteamWorld Dig for Wii U, a spoiler free chat about Hyrule Warriors, and the news of the week.

Aug 15, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Digging Through Nintendo's Rarest Artifacts
01:20:32

Respected video game collector Steven Lin joins host Jose Otero and Brian Altano to talk about the departure of Nintendo's Indie boss, Mario Kart 8 Update + DLC, and Bayonetta 2. After the break, the crew dives into some of the rarest Nintendo games ever made.

Aug 08, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: NES Remix, San Diego Comic-Con, and Game Boy's 25 Birthday in the US
01:20:41

Brian Altano returns to Nintendo Voice Chat with some impressions of games he played at San Diego Comic-Con. Host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian also discuss Nintendo's recent financial numbers, the overload of information about Hyrule Warriors, NES Remix 1+2's retail package, and the 25th anniversary of the Game Boy in the US.

Aug 01, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Show and Tell With Our Favorite Nintendo Treasures
01:08:52

This week on NVC, host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider talk about our most prized Nintendo-related items with developer Mike Mika.

Jul 25, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Death of Club Nintendo?
01:06:31

This week NVC starts off with a second round of post E3 impressions for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, and Smash Bros. 3DS. Afterwards, the crew switches gears to discuss some recent Nintendo news. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Marty Sliva for another fun episode of IGN's Nintendo podcast.

Jul 18, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Zelda's Next Big Step
01:04:32

The cast of Nintendo Voice Chat is back for a regularly scheduled format this week! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano as they share brief final thoughts on Star Fox, The Legend of Zelda's next big step as a vast open world, and another installment of The Question Block.

Jul 11, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Star Fox Episode
01:11:01

The cast of Nintendo Voice Chat shoots for the stars this week! Listen to host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano discuss the Star Fox series. We begin with what made the original Super Nintendo game such a special piece of Nintendo history. But the journey doesn't end there. We also discuss why Star Fox 64 was the pinnacle of the series, the disappointment of Star Fox Adventures, and more. So strap in, do a barrel roll, and get ready for a very special episode.

Jul 03, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Shovel Knight Cometh
01:04:23

Colin Moriarty joins the cast of Nintendo Voice Chat this week to talk about why Shovel Knight is his favorite game of 2014 (so far). Kick back and Colin, host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as they trade impressions about the latest games and news from Nintendo.

Jun 27, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 2014 -- Part Two
01:08:31

Part two of Nintendo Voice Chat's E3 2014 extravaganza continues with the return of an extra special guest: IGN's Fran Mirabella makes a return appearance on NVC to talk about his participation in a special Smash Bros. competition during E3. He joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Tim Gettys to roundup IGN's E3 2014 coverage. We discuss the E3 lineup, the third-party problem, and what Nintendo didn't show at E3 this year.

Jun 20, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 2014 Special -- Part One
01:02:06

The Nintendo Voice Chat is coming to you live from E3 2014! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Sam Claiborn for a one-hour discussion about Nintendo's E3 offerings. We'll follow up with anotehr round next week and cover anything we missed then.

Jun 14, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 2014 Cometh
01:19:04

Mario Kart 8 has a solid sales start, but that's not the only discussion happening on Nintendo Voice Chat this week. E3 is here. And we have major expectations for Nintendo this year. Host Jose Otero is joined by Peer Schneider and Brian Altano, as the trio discuss the things they want to see from Nintendo at E3 (and maybe even some things they don't want to see).

Jun 06, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: A New Challenger Approaches
01:11:23

Mario is driving a Mercedes-Benz! The 16-players participating in the Smash Bros. Invitational at E3 have been revealed! But wait, there's more. Nintendo lifted the veil on some other suprises this week. So join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider as they break down some of the bigger news stories of the week. After that, stick around for this week's Question of the Week.

May 30, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Story of Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection
01:03:52

IGN's Nintendo podcast brings you a very special episode this week. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano as they remember the recently disabled Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection with Todd Northcutt, former General Manager for GameSpy Technology -- the company that built Nintendo's DS and Wii online infrastructure. After that, stick around for the news and a few reader queries in our Question Block segment.

May 23, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Nintendo Figurines and a Brief History of Nintendo at E3
49:52

IGN's Nintendo vets Samuel Claiborn, Brian Altano, Peer Schneider and Marty Sliva discuss the recently announced Skylanders-like NFC figurines and then take a trip to past Nintendo E3 announcements, five years at a time: 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994.

 

 

May 15, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Wii U Woes, Pokemon Remakes, and Mario Kart 8
01:06:51

IGN's Nintendo crew assembles! Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Peer Schneider, and special guest Greg Miller, as they tour through all the latest Wii U woes, the recent Pokemon remake news, and more Mario Kart 8 impressions.

May 08, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Get Ready for E3 2014
01:03:22

WELCOOOME to Nintendo Voice Chat! This week, host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider focus on all the recent, exciting news: Mario Kart 8's bundle and why its online modes are relevant, plus more GBA games are coming to Wii U's Virtual Console. We also spend a lot of time talking about Nintendo's three-pronged strategy for E3 2014. But that's not all! Will Nintendo unveil some type of new hardware at E3? Tune in and listen to what we've been hearing on the matter.

May 01, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Underappreciated NES Games
01:29:44

Nintendo Voice Chat Returns with a special 90-minute episode! Special Guests Sam Claiborn and Colin Moriarty join host Jose Otero and Brian Altano to talk about some of the most under appreciated Nintendo Entertainment System games of all time. Also this week, the crew discusses some under appreciated NES games, the Game Boy's 25th Anniversary, and another trip through listener queries in The Question Block.

Apr 25, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: IGN Direct
01:05:31

Nintendo Voice Chat's regular cast of contributors are reunited, and we have a lot to talk about! This week, Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider recap some the recent news for Super Smash Bros and Tomodachi Life, and then we talk about why WarioWare Inc. is one of the greatest games of all-time. In the final segment, our panel answers some of your queries in another installment of The Question Block.

Apr 11, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Mario Kart 8 Preview Extravaganza
52:25

This week, the Nintendo Voice Chat podcast jumps into the fast lane with a bunch of preview info for Mario Kart 8. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Marty Sliva, and special guest Greg Miller, as we share our impressions and check out IGN's comprehensive coverage right here.

Apr 03, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Question Block
01:09:58

Thanks to the effort of our awesome listeners, the new segment on Nintendo Voice Chat has a name! But there's more news to talk about than just that. Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Marty Sliva, and Tim Gettys, as we discuss Nintendo (and Sony) at PAX East, the grim future of the Yoshi's Island series, and more.

Special thanks to podcast listener beyondthestars_scr and everyone else that sent in questions and name suggestions for this podcast segment.

 

Mar 28, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Game Developers Unite!
55:30

The annual Game Developers Conference comes to San Francisco! Host Jose Otero is joined by Peer Schneider and Sam Claiborn to talk about Nintendo's recent indie offerings.

Mar 22, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat Live: Our NVStreetPass Event
01:09:47

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, IGN hosted a StreetPass event and recorded a live Nintendo Voice Chat. Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Sam Claiborn, Brian Altano, and Marty Sliva for an hour of conversation and hysterics. The big topic for this podcast? 2D vs. 3D: Our Favorite Nintendo Franchises Face-Off.

Mar 15, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Cha-Cha-Changes
01:00:28

IGN Nintendo assembles and makes some changes to your favorite podcast. This week we debut a revamped episode structure, so tune in join Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Peer Schneider, and Marty Sliva for impressions of DK Tropical Freeze and Yoshi's New Island, the latest news, and a returning segment idea from one of the best video game podcasts ever made.

Mar 08, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Donkey Kong, Pokemon, and the Death of Nintendo Wi-fi
57:08

This week, NVC #LetTimHost. Join Tim Gettys, Brian Altano, Peer Schneider, and Greg Miller as they talk about the challenging platforming of Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze, the weird world of Twitch Plays Pokemon, and the Shutdown of Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

Feb 28, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Looking Back on the Year of Luigi
01:09:15

The Year of Luigi is coming to an end soon, so this week NVC looks back on Nintendo's first yearlong character theme. Host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Tim Gettys also briefly look back on Luigi's memories. But bigger questions loom in 2014: Will Nintendo approach E3 with a media briefing or bet it all on another Nintendo Direct presentation? We also read community feedback for what you want to see from the next Metroid game.

Feb 20, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Big Stories from Nintendo Direct and Real Talk with Fran Mirabella
01:18:49

The illustrious Fran Mirabella joins the cast of Nintendo Voice Chat to talk about Nintendo Direct, The Future of Metroid Prime, and a special segment where we ask him some tough questions. Join Peer Schneider and Jose Otero, as they journey into the future of Nintendo's cult favorite franchise.  

Feb 18, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Let's Talk About the Future of Nintendo
01:21:36

IGN gathers to talk about the future of Nintendo. Join Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Marty Sliva, and Peer Schneider as they trade opinions and theories about Nintendo's recent investor meeting.

Feb 06, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our 2014 Predictions Podcast
54:14

IGN Nintendo is making big predictions for 2014. Join Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Marty Sliva, and the NVC debut of video producer Tim Gettys, as they stare into the future and deliver 20 predictions they expect from Nintendo this year.

Jan 30, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: 2013 in Review
52:47

Welcome to our first official show of 2014! Join Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano, as they discuss the biggest surprises and disappointments from Nintendo in 2013. 

Jan 27, 2014
Nintendo Voice Chat: NES Remix, Bravely Default and Wii U and 3DS 2013 Sales Numbers
48:26
Jan 17, 2014
NVC: Season's Greetings
01:07:33

So you thought NVC was done with 2013, well it turns out Nintendo wasn’t done with us. Host Jose Otero is joined by Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Marty Sliva for a spirited discussion focused on the Nintendo Direct that happened on 12/18. We hit a new record of three f-bombs in this episode, so please put the kids to bed before listening. Check out what we think about Hyrule Warriors, Kirby Triple Delux, Chibi Robo, NES Remix, Rosalina in Smash Bros, and more. Happy holidays and see you next year!

Dec 20, 2013
NVC121313: Episode 196 or 244?!
01:11:23

Season’s greetings NVC listeners! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for our final episode of 2013. This week, we discuss which item should be dropped from future Zeldas, Nintendo’s low Wii U sales, the brilliance of Sega’s 3D Classics, and Miiverse on 3DS. Also, you should be warned that there’s a pretty big Zelda: A Link Between Worlds spoiler tucked away at the end of the show. 

Dec 16, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Zelda Spoilercast
56:23

NVC's Zelda: A Link Between Worlds spoilercast is here! Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and special guest Greg Miller get together to talk about Link's adventure through Hyrule, Lorule, and everything in between.

Dec 04, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Doorbusters
01:02:37

Marty Sliva joins host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider to answer your listener emails. Happy holidays!

Nov 29, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: A Podcast Between Worlds
59:11

Hey! Listen! Keza MacDonald joins the cast of NVC this week (Jose, Brian, and Peer) to participate in a spoiler-free discussion of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds and we trade some more stories of multiplayer mayhem in Super Mario 3D World.

Learn more about the 4th Annual Nintendo World Report Child's Play Telethon here.

Nov 22, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: November Direct
01:00:07

IGN news editor Andrew Goldfarb joins the regular cats of NVC (Jose, Peer, and Brian) to talk about art in The Legend of Zelda and his recent Pokemon Y adventures. The crew also chats about your Question of the Week responses and the recent Nintendo Direct from Novemeber 13th.

Nov 17, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Workout Plan
01:09:16

Host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano are joined by IGN's newly crowned King of Fitness, Brian Albert, to talk about Wii Fit U, Wii Sports Club, Super Mario 3D World, and more. 

Nov 08, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Castlevania Episode, Part One
01:30:54

Rise Koopalings and join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Sam Claiborn, and Colin Moriarty, as they talk about one of the great franchises of the 8-bit era: Konami's Castlevania.

Nov 01, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Great Sonic Debate
01:20:55

Sonic takes center stage this week on NVC. Host Jose Otero is joined by Peer SchneiderBrian Altano, and Vince Ingenito to talk about the divisive Sonic Lost World, Brian's Pokemon Adventures, and your responses to our previous question of the week.

Oct 25, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Catch 'Em All
01:05:01

NVC is back! Join host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, Meghan Sullivan, and special guest Francesco Dagostino, as they trade impressions on Nintendo 2DS, Pokemon, Rune Factory 4, and talk about the latest Zelda news from NY Comic-Com.

Oct 18, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Zelda Wind Waker HD Special
01:22:34

Speedrunner extraordinaire Cosmo Wright joins host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian Altano for a special episode dedicated to the release of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD.

Oct 04, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Business as Usual
01:00:33

This week on NVC, host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider are joined by a pair of special guests: IGN Video editor extraordinaire Brendan Graeber and Managing Editor Chuck "Built Like a Machamp" Osborn. The foursome gather together to discuss Phoenix Wright 5, Scribblenauts Unmasked, Japanese Candy, and this week's news.

Sep 27, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Monster Hunter Phenomenon
53:39

NVC! Japan! A match made in heaven! Join host Jose Otero, Keza MacDonald, Kyle McClain, and Andrew Alfonso, as they talk about the passing of Hiroshi Yamauchi and a deep dive into the Monster Hunter phenomenon.

Sep 21, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Top 5 Nintendo 3DS Games
58:12

Nintendo Voice Chat returns! And this week, we talk about everyone's favorite thing: the dreaded top ten list! Join host Jose Otero, Brian Altano, Peer Schneider, and Sam Claiborne, as they discuss this week's controversial IGN feature about the top 25 Nintendo 3DS games. They also chat about Jose's upcoming trip to Japan, Monster Hunter 4, and this week's eShop releases.

Sep 13, 2013
NVC: Last-Minute Planning
01:05:30

This week, host Jose OteroBrian AltanoPeer Schneider are joined by erstwhile IGN video dude extraordinaire Brian Malkiewicz, as they chat about The Wonderful 101, Rayman Legends, eShop releases, Kickstarter projects and more. Shoutout to Peer for pulling this program together at the last minute. 

Sep 06, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Let's Talk About 2DS
01:05:12

During last week's podcast, we wondered what Nintendo would do as they entered the Fall season. Well, it looks like they responded. There's a new addition to the Nintendo 3DS family, a Wii U price cut, and a bunch of other announcements. 

Join host Jose OteroBrain AltanoSam Claiborne and the return of former IGN editor Craig Harris, as they dissect all Nintendo's latest moves for the crucial holiday season.

Aug 30, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: What Should Nintendo Do Now?
01:09:51

USGamer's Jeremy Parish joins IGN's Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider to discuss a recent editorial he wrote regarding the current state of Nintendo. It's no secret that Wii U sales have stalled, but what's Nintendo's next move?

Afterwards, Jose and Jeremy trade impressions on The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker HD, which they both played earlier this week at Nintendo.

Aug 23, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Goodbye, Richard George
01:13:41

This week Nintendo Voice Chat says goodbye to Richard George, as he heads off onto new challenges and endeavors. But where is Rich going, you ask? Listen in, and join Jose Otero, Brian Altano, and Peer Schneider as they bid farewell to an IGN all-star.

Even though goodbyes are always hard, the show must go on. Marty Sliva joins us in the second segment to talk about The Wonderful 101, Pikmin 3, and the surpring eShop release SteamWorld Dig.

Aug 16, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: IGN Dissects the Nintendo Direct
01:06:01

IGN editors team up to dissect August 7th's Nintendo Direct. Host Jose Otero is joined by Brian Altano, Richard George, and Sam Claiborne, as the crew spends a long amount of talking about Zelda and other announcements. Also, get ready for NVC's first question of the week segement. Submit an email to ign_nvc@ign.com with your answer for Altano's question and we might read your response on the show. 

Aug 09, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: Your Pikmin 3 Questions Answered!
47:51

Back by popular demand, the Nintendo Video Chat podcast returns this week! Join host Jose Otero with special guests Brian Altano, Brendan Graeber, and the retun of the mighty Richard George. We tackle your Pikmin 3 questions for this episode. Please leave us feedback on IGN or iTunes and let us know how we're doing.

Aug 02, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat Returns to Talk About Earthbound!
46:51

Everyone's favorite Nintendo podcast re-emerges this week, but with a few surprises. IGN's Jose Otero takes over hosting duties for a special NVC mini-episode with guests Brian AltanoAndrew Goldfarb, and Marty Sliva. The crew gathers to talk about last week's major Wii U Virtual Console release, Earthbound.

It took 19 years for Earthbound to slip out of the Nintendo vault. Thankfully, you won't have to wait as long for the next episode of this podcast. Leave us feedback and let us know what you think.

Jul 27, 2013
Super NVC: We Play Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Predict E3 2013
30:35
Jun 07, 2013
Super NCV: The Best Super Metroid 30 Cents Can Buy
36:40
May 28, 2013
Super NVC: Nintendo's E3 News and Wii U's Virtual Console
54:46
Apr 26, 2013
Nintendo Voice Chat: A Link to the Past 2, Earthbound and 3DS Domination
55:22
Apr 19, 2013
Super NVC: Playing Luigi's Mansion and Discussing DuckTales
43:26
Apr 05, 2013
Nintendo Video Chat: We Find Cool Mario Stuff in LEGO City and Castlevania is Ruined
38:48
Mar 15, 2013
Super NVC: The Year of Luigi
45:44
Feb 20, 2013
Super NVC: Playing Fire Emblem Awakening
52:30
Feb 02, 2013
Super NVC: New Zelda(s), 3D Mario and Mario Kart Announced for Wii U
40:10
Jan 24, 2013
Super NVC: In the Year 2013
52:54
Jan 18, 2013
Nintendo Video Chat: Playing Metroid Prime
45:52

Metroid Prime turned ten on November 18, 2012. IGN's original reviewer and old-school Nintendo crew celebrate Retro Studios' masterpiece with a trip back to Talon IV.

Dec 08, 2012
Nintendo Video Chat: Playing New Super Mario Bros. U
45:59

With two weeks of Wii U and sooooo much Pilgrim food under our belts, the Nintendo Video Chat Team is back to discuss our favorite new Nintendo console, the Wii U. (Sorry, Wii Mini!).

This week IGN's Nintendo-leaning professionals, Samuel Claiborn, Richard George, Brian Altano and Audrey Drake discuss New Super Mario Bros. U. Spoilers: We love it! And also there are some actual spoilers in this episode. Mainly about what you unlock when you beat Bowser.

Nov 30, 2012
Nintendo Video Chat: Wii U Launch Guide
43:03

IGN discusses the Wii U hardware and reviews for Ninja Gaiden, New Super Mario Bros. U and Nintendo Land.

Nov 30, 2012
Nintendo Video Chat: Playing Nintendo Land
28:28
We play the Wii U launch game and discuss Zelda, Mario and Metroid minigames.
Oct 05, 2012
Nintendo Video Chat: Super Mario Kart
01:09:03
The NVC crew plays Super Mario Kart for its 20th anniversary.
Oct 04, 2012
Nintendo Video Chat: Wii U Launch Analysis
52:36
The IGN staff discusses what we'll be playing on Wii U launch day.
Oct 02, 2012
Nintendo Video Chat: Playing DuckTales
43:56
This week the NVC crew remembers Nintendo Power and plays DuckTales.
Aug 27, 2012
Nintendo Video Chat: Playing New Super Mario Bros. 2
30:40
This week on NVC we play New SMB2 and talk about a new Zelda... It's a book *GASP!*
Aug 17, 2012
Nintendo Video Chat: Playing Mario Sunshine
01:11:26
The NVC crew gathers to replay Mario Sunshine, talk Nintendo news, and answer your burning questions.
Aug 11, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: 3DS XL and Mario Musings
48:14
We finally have our greedy hands on the 3DS XL and New Super Mario Bros. 2. Here's what we think of both...
Aug 02, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Great Graphics Debate
39:42
Rich and Audrey discuss the importance (irrelevance?) of graphical power, Iwata's Wii U/3DS XL comments, Smash Bros. and more.
Jul 14, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: Reader Mail Extravaganza!
01:07:23
The NVC crew joins forces to answer all your burning questions.
Jul 05, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: A Wild Podcast Appears!
50:57
The NVC crew joins forces to discuss Pokemon Black 2/White 2, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, the 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro, and more!
Jun 28, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat XL: Big News, Big Surprises, Big Screens
48:06
The NVC crew joins forces to discuss all the news from last night's Nintendo Direct broadcast.
Jun 21, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 2012 Reflections
01:01:30
The NVC crew joins to reflect on the wild, wild ride we call E3 2012.
Jun 14, 2012
E3 2012: Nintendo Conference Impressions
17:13
Rich and Audrey share their thoughts on the Big N's big show.
Jun 06, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 Madness Has Begun!
28:56
The Nintendo Voice Chatters talk the GamePad, Pro Controller, Mii Universe, Monday's conferences and 3DS rumors.
Jun 05, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: Epic E3 Extravaganza
01:59:12
The NVC crew grabbed all the IGN editors we could get a hold of for our biggest recording yet. Don't miss it!
Jun 01, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: Mario's Got Game
45:06
The NVC crew joins forces once more to discuss Mario Tennis Open, E3, Pokemon Conquest and more!
May 08, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Mustache Strikes Back
53:23
The crew once again joins forces to talk Wii U, Smash Bros., digital downloads, PlayStation ripoffs and more!
May 01, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: New Super Mario Madness
47:38
IGN's Nintendo team discusses all the Nintendo Direct news and tackles reader questions. Listen now!
Apr 25, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: Underground Edition
52:40
The NVC crew goes low tech to chat about all the latest Nintendo news for your listening pleasure.
Apr 21, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: 3DS Summer Fun & Wii U Rumors
53:30
The NVC discusses all the badass 3DS games headed our way in the coming months, Wii U rumors and more.
Apr 10, 2012
Kid Icarus Uprising: The NVC Edition
49:31
The Nintendo Voice Chat crew joins once again to finally open up on all things Icarus.
Mar 28, 2012
Does Kid Icarus Uprising Fly or Fail?
45:01
The Nintendo Voice Chat crew joins once more to discuss Pit's latest adventure, randomness in multiplayer games and more!
Mar 14, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: PokeMania!
01:00:04
A Pokemon sequel? The Last Story coming to North America? What's going on?!
Feb 29, 2012
Should Nintendo Fans Buy a Vita?
51:12
The NVC crew discusses the new PlayStation handheld.
Feb 09, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: Audrey Hosts! (Uh Oh)
01:08:49
The chatters break down all the news that's broken since they last gathered. Also... Audrey's hosting?!
Feb 02, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: Resident Evil Uprising
58:19
The NVC crew gathers to discuss two of the hottest games coming to 3DS this year.
Jan 26, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: Wii U Confusion
45:49
The crew discusses Nintendo's new console and answers your burning questions.
Jan 11, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat: Zelda Timeline Madness!
59:25
Celebrate the new year with a healthy dose of NVC podcasting goodness.
Jan 04, 2012
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: Reader Mail Extravaganza!
56:27
Join the NVC crew for the final podcast of 2011.
Dec 20, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: Ambassadors Unite!
50:41
Join the Chatters for your weekly dose of NVC goodness.
Dec 15, 2011
Super Nintendo Voice Chat LIVE: Zelda Spoilercast
01:15:11
Join the NVC crew for a special live, video edition in which we'll talk all things Skyward Sword.
Dec 08, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat - Special Zelda Podcast #2
55:55
We discuss Zelda, Zelda reviews and what it's like to play Zelda.
Nov 16, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: Zelda and Kirby and Layton - Oh My!
01:14:58
After the world's longest hiatus, the NVC crew is back, and chattier than ever!
Oct 26, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat - Special Zelda Podcast #1
39:25
We've played a lot of Zelda and now we're going to tell you about it.
Sep 30, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: Post Tokyo Game Show
56:47
A full cast discusses the state of the 3DS after Nintendo's wacky press conference.
Sep 21, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: TGS News Extravaganza
43:41
We gather to discuss all the hot topics from this year's TGS.
Sep 17, 2011
NVC Live: Super Nintendo Voice Chat
01:22:13
We're doing it live to celebrate the SNES's anniversary.
Aug 26, 2011
NVC Podcast: Nintendo Learns Its Launch Day Lesson
44:30
We discuss the botched 3DS launch, Skyward Sword's release date and a new Wii.
Aug 18, 2011
NVC Live: Under-Appreciated and Unknown Games
01:10:27
We're kickin' ass and takin' calls for IGN's first live podcast.
Aug 02, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: Hugely Huge 3DS News!
28:19
Some big 3DS news arrived today, and we're here to chat about it.
Jul 29, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: Mega Man is Mega Canned
56:49
We mourn the loss of the two big Mega Man games that will never be.
Jul 27, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: Remembering the Nintendo DS
01:05:56
An old friend joins in on our celebration of this awesome Nintendo handheld.
Jul 20, 2011
NVC: Nintendo Says 'No' to Wii RPGs, 'Yes' to More Kirby
39:27
We talk Kirby and dig out from beneath a pile of reader mail.
Jul 12, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Missing Wii Games
43:36
The IGN Nintendo crew discusses The Last Story, Pandora's Tower and Xenoblade. "Operation Rainfall" is here.
Jun 29, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Life and Times of Wii
44:09
As many eyes turn toward Wii U, Rich and his team look back on Wii.
Jun 22, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Weekend Madness
01:09:09
Recording on a Friday leads to madness. You have been warned.
Jun 20, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: A Quick Update
23:45
Our full podcast will hit later in the week, but here's some Rich and Audrey chatter to hold you over.
Jun 15, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Wii U, Zelda and the 3DS
33:30
Still hyped about Nintendo's announcements? So is the NVC crew.
Jun 08, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Eve of E3
01:00:58
It's the final NVC before E3. What do we think will happen?
Jun 01, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: It's the Dog's Bollocks
49:50
More E3 discussion as the big show approaches.
May 25, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: E3 Approaches
01:13:17
This podcast is the dog's bollocks, apparently.
May 18, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Ghosts of E3s Past
01:07:11
The launch of the GameCube. The debut of Zelda's new style. The arrival of the Nintendo DS. A lot has happened at E3 for Nintendo.
May 11, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Party On, Koopalings
01:07:28
Nintendo reacts to poor Wii sales while the NVC crew loses their minds. Plus reader Q&A!
May 04, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: The Dawn of Fran Fiction
47:59
Plus all the latest Wii 2/Project Cafe, Wii and 3DS news.
Apr 27, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: You Got Some Wii 2 in Our Project Cafe
01:09:37
Last week we focused on Zelda. This week we focus on Nintendo's successor for Wii.
Apr 20, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Ocarina of Timebomb
29:16
All things Zelda, especially Ocarina of Time for the 3DS.
Apr 14, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Three Guys, a Girl, and a Pikachu
46:15
The 3DS and Pokemon. Seriously there's not much else to talk about these days.
Apr 06, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Finally... 3DS is Here
01:03:57
A new Nintendo system is here, plus the NVC crew welcomes a new member.
Mar 30, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: 3DS Mania
01:02:08
It's all 3DS all the time. Can the launch be here already?
Mar 24, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: 3DS, Okamiden, and Lady Gaga
51:07
We have the Nintendo 3DS, we played Okamiden, and we discuss the moral ramifications of Pokemon.
Mar 18, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Mario, Pokemon and Zelda Madness
01:02:09
About five million things happened last week. It was a good week.
Mar 09, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Pokemaniacs
50:39
We have Pokemon in the office, but we can't tell you how rad it is yet, so we'll just go crazy instead.
Feb 23, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Catch 'Em All
01:18:47
The most electrifying podcast in all of gaming.
Feb 16, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Not Episode 100
48:36
What do we think of Mario Sports Mix? Plus, Star Fox!
Feb 09, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: Whip It Good
51:41
Frozen Codebase stops by to talk about their new WiiWare game, Jam City Rollergirls!
Jan 26, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat: 3DStravaganza!
40:42
We chat about the 3DS launch lineup, the price, and how much our hands hurt.
Jan 22, 2011
Nintendo Voice Chat's New Member
01:05:35
Rich and his team talk about the 3DS, Zelda and answer reader questions.
Jan 12, 2011
The Return of Nintendo Voice Chat
01:11:19
Rich takes control of IGN's Nintendo podcast world. The best of 2010, the anticipated of 2011 and reader Q&A are on the agenda.
Dec 15, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat: Bananarama
01:06:01
Craig says his farewell, also Goldeneye, Donkey Kong, Golden Sun.
Nov 16, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat: Wrath of God
01:07:59
Donkey Kong Country Returns, Goldeneye, and some sweet Bucker & Garcia tunes.
Nov 03, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat: Goldeneye of the Beholder
01:05:46
How Kirby is the new Kirby? Who hates Goldeneye? Why does Mario have a gun?!
Oct 21, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat, Podcast Episode 92
01:09:27
Jack didn't screw up this week, so the podcast isn't 3 hours long!
Oct 12, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat, Podcast Episode 91
03:19:40
Did we mention we're still REALLY excited for the 3DS?
Sep 30, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat, Podcast Episode 90
01:04:20
Send us booze, get on the podcast!
Sep 22, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat, Podcast Episode 89
01:10:23
The Pikachu sound effect is back, you all know what that means.
Sep 15, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 88
54:24
Sam hosts one last time
Sep 08, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat, Podcast Episode 87
56:43
We're endorsed by Mario himself!
Aug 31, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast 86
01:01:25
This week's topics include the Nintendo holiday lineup, a new Wii peripheral and a very special birthday.
Aug 18, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 85
01:06:37
Not quite "sixty-fouuuuuuuur" bits of awesome. But this NES talk is still awesome.
Aug 09, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat, Podcast Episode 84
01:05:20
We're a day late, but we're still freaking awesome.
Aug 03, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 83
01:03:17
Back from Comic Con and heading to Classic Gaming Expo!
Jul 27, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 82
01:06:08
It's '80s week on NVC!
Jul 20, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 81
01:05:22
Did you know "Nintendo Fan Art" is an anagram for "A Fondant Intern" which is what we call Anthony!
Jul 12, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode (Pretty Much) 80
01:05:54
We're still excited about the 3DS, except for Daemon who has broken eyeballs.
Jun 28, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 79
01:06:24
It's our E3 special, one week after the show.
Jun 22, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 78
01:02:32
Special guest Levi come on to discuss our E3 predictions.
Jun 07, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 77
01:05:33
We talk about, surprise: Super Mario Galaxy 2. But there are other goodies within.
May 25, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 76
01:03:26
Peer is back, and we talk about Galaxy 2 (finally!).
May 10, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 75
01:03:26
Craig returns from vacation but hasn't got a clue. Also, some reader mail makes the second half better than the first.
May 03, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 74
49:41
When the Craig is away, we 'Craigway' anyway!
Apr 26, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 73
01:04:05
The return of Daemon!
Apr 19, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 72
01:06:04
We've got Chobot and an autotuner, what could possibly go wrong?
Apr 13, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 71
01:03:39
The crew's back in a brand new room. We talk about the 3DS!
Mar 30, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 70
01:01:52
This is the worst episode ever.
Mar 23, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 69
01:02:25
Craig and his cohorts jump into the recording booth for some Nintendo (Sony) chat.
Mar 15, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 68
01:01:47
Sexy Levi Buchanan lends his voice for this week's episode.
Mar 09, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 67
59:37
A special edition of our weekly podcast covering the Nintendo Media Summit.
Feb 25, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 66
01:01:51
Nintendo's media summit's coming up! What can we expect? And other goodies.
Feb 23, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 65
01:02:27
An editor gets his final word before riding off into the sunset.
Feb 09, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast Episode 64
01:03:51
Talkin' about the Nintendo Sixty-Fooooooooooour!!!
Feb 02, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 63
01:01:01
We sit around chatting about Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, No More Heroes 2, NBA Jam and more.
Jan 20, 2010
Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast, Episode 62
01:06:37
Two in a row. Let's keep this party going.
Jan 12, 2010