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The Finale, For Now – Nintendo Pulse #515

August 25, 2022

Well, this is it, the final episode of the Nintendo Pulse podcast, for now 🙂 We start off the show talking about what weve been playing including Cult of the Lamb, Arcade Paradise, Mass Effect Trilo


Splatoon 3 Direct and Wave Race – Nintendo Pulse #514

August 16, 2022

Nintendo had a Splatoon Direct, was there enough there to get your purchase? We also talk about the new N64 title coming this week, a new Kirby game, and more! Audio Contact Info Twitter: Follow Dasme


Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and Live A Live – Nintendo Pulse #513

August 08, 2022

Well, the cat is out of the bag. In this episode, I announce that this show will be stopping at the end of August. It was an incredibly difficult decision to make after podcasting about my love of Vid


Loud, June NPDs and LEGO – Nintendo Pulse #512 (redo)

July 20, 2022

NOTE: Sorry folks! This episode was originally posted with the MP3 for episode #511! This has been fixed, sorry for the double download. Ive been playing a great new rhythm-action title called LOUD o


Loud, June NPDs and LEGO – Nintendo Pulse #512

July 20, 2022

I’ve been playing a great new rhythm-action title called LOUD on my Switch. It combined a story with various rock songs and plays fantastically. If my chat about it in the episode had you interested,


Splatoon 3 SWOLED, Pokemon Puzzle League and more! – Nintendo Pulse #511

July 09, 2022

Well, we were sort of correct with our new Nintendo Switch predictions ok ok, we werent. We at least had OLED down right? We always lose the Nintendo rumour guessing game, but that doesnt mean its


Nintendo Direct Thoughts and Rumour Overload – Nintendo Pulse #510

July 06, 2022

The Nintendo Direct Mini surprised us with a pile of awesome new game announcements. We chat about our favourite announcements, then drop into some rumour mill and retro news. We recorded last night,


Xenoblade Direct and Rainbow Laser Disco Dungeon – Nintendo Pulse #509

June 26, 2022

We learned a bunch more info about the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles 3, but will we see a more general Not-E3 style Direct this week? All the rumours are pointing to yes, well see if it happens. En


Shredder’s Revenge, May NPDs and more! – Nintendo Pulse #508

June 17, 2022

I expected to enjoy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredders Revenge, but not this much. The game is everything I wanted from a reborn beat-em-up. They really knocked this one out of the park! We als


Not E3, New Switch Online Retro Games and Turtles! – Nintendo Pulse #507

June 13, 2022

Well, its E3 time again, kinda Even though E3 itself was canceled Summer Game Fest and a pile of other presentations kept us in gaming news. In this episode, we talk about the biggest announced game


Nintendo Switch Sports! – Nintendo Pulse #506

May 06, 2022

When Nintendo announced Nintendo Switch Sports, it seemed too limited based on the other entries to the series. Reviews were positive so we snagged it to play as a family and ended up having so much f


Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Arrives Early! – Nintendo Pulse #505

April 22, 2022

Well, we got a bit of a summer gift from Nintendo this week. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will be out in July instead of September! It’s not often that we get a game moved UP, so this is something to get hy


Kirby and the Forgotten Land and LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga – Nintendo Pulse #504

April 15, 2022

We are getting absolutely spoiled this year with amazing titles. In this episode, Stephen and I chat about Kirby and the Forgotten Land and then jump into LEGO Star Wars the Skywalker Saga… very diffe


Kirby and the Forgotten Land Impressions – Nintendo Pulse #503

March 27, 2022

Kirby is here and it is AWESOME. I continue to be blown away at all of the levels in the game. There is always something new and surprising coming, and the number of times I’ve laughed out loud while


NP502 – Cowabunga!

March 10, 2022

Right before starting recording, news dropped that Konami was releasing a new game collection. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection, will be released in the future (no release date y


NP501 – 2 Stores Closing, 1 Getting Upgrades

February 25, 2022

Nintendo has announced that they will be closing the Wii U and 3DS eShops, and they are doing it quickly. So if there are any games you’ve wanted to play on the 3DS or WiiU, don’t miss your chance! We


NP500 – Nintendo Gave Us the Gift of a Direct!

February 11, 2022

I am finding it hard to believe that we’ve done 500 of these things! It’s been a fun 10+ years talking about Nintendo, here’s hoping that we can keep doing these another 500 times 🙂 In this episode,


NP499 – Switch Outsold the Wii

February 04, 2022

The financials are in and Nintendo had a very, very good 2021. We talk about all of this, including the Switch surpassing the sales of the Wii. Who would have predicted THAT five years ago!? If you en


NP498 – Delays and Cloud Gaming

January 29, 2022

We have a slower than normal news week this week, but we had a great conversation on Cloud Gaming on Switch, game announcements, and sadly some game delays. Will delays continue to be a huge thing in


NP497 – Our 2021 Nintendo Games of the Year

January 19, 2022

We are finally back and in this episode, Stephen and I run down our top 5 favourite games of the year! While we had planned to take a few weeks off over the holidays, that turned into 4 due to illness


FIXED! NP496 – Indie World and More! (correct file)

December 16, 2021

Oops! I posted this originally with the wrong episode. Here is the proper episode #496! Well, Nintendo gave us an early present this year with a surprise Indie World Direct today! Stephen and I got to


NP496 – Indie World and More!

December 16, 2021

Well, Nintendo gave us an early present this year with a surprise Indie World Direct today! Stephen and I got together to talk about our favorite games that were shown, and some that left us scratchin


NP495 – Paper Mario and Quake Horde Mode

December 03, 2021

Nintendo Switch Online’s Expansion Pass is getting its first retro addition, Paper Mario on the N64! We chat about this news, the current Game Awards rumours, and more! We sure hope the news cycle pic


NP494 – Animal Crossing New Horizons 2.0 + HHP

November 10, 2021

On this episode of Nintendo Pulse, we are talking Animal Crossing! Stephen and I run down what we think of the new 2.0 update, some of the best features, hidden features, and dig into the Happy Home P


NP493 – Expansion Pack and Pikmin Bloom!

October 29, 2021

We are back with another Nintendo Pulse podcast! In this episode, we talk about the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack, the N64 games, and some of the graphical issues I’ve been seeing. We then dig


NP492 – Metroid: Dread Review and ACNH Direct!

October 17, 2021

Metroid: Dread has been such an amazing title to make my way through. In this episode, Stephen and I give our “reviews”. That’s in quotes since both of us are at the very end of the game, but haven’t


NP491 – Nintendo Direct Thoughts

September 24, 2021

Well we got one heck of a fun Nintendo Direct today. New games were announced, DLC was unveiled, a new Nintendo Online tier was announced with N64 + Genesis games but no price, and we found out that C


NP490 – Cruis’n Blast Review

September 16, 2021

I can’t believe that Nintendo *just* added Bluetooth audio support to the Switch… 4 years after it launched. I’ve used many 3rd party devices to connect my AirPods, this just seems too good to be true


NP489 – Gameboy, Big Brains, and April O’Neil

September 08, 2021

I didn’t think that I would ever see the day when not 1, but 2 games were announced that had a playable April O’Neil, but here we are 😀 In this episode of the Nintendo Pulse podcast, we talk about th


NP488 – Happy Birthday SNES!

August 24, 2021

I can’t believe that the SNES is already 30 years old! I have such fond memories of playing SNES on the weekends with my buddies. What an amazing console! Besides the SNES, we also talk about Quake th


NP487 – Indie World Showcase August 2021

August 12, 2021

Nintendo dropped an awesome Indie World Showcase this morning and showed off some awesome games including: Axiom Verge 2, Islanders, Astroneer, LumbearJack, Tetris Effect, and more! The Switch is gett


NP486 – Steam Deck, More Snap and Bye EB Games!

July 30, 2021

We have a great show for you this week. We talk Zelda Skyward Sword, the Steam Deck, EB Games being renamed, and cover all of the week’s Nintendo News. Animal Crossing patches, Pokemon Snap getting mo


NP485 – Delays and New Retro – Take 2

July 16, 2021

UPDATE: The original post was created with the wrong Audio file! This has been fixed, sorry for any inconvenience! We are back with another episode for you this week. We chat about the unfortunate Ami


NP485 – Delays and New Retro

July 16, 2021

We are back with another episode for you this week. We chat about the unfortunate Amiibo delays, DLC delays, and new retro games. We also chat about what we’ve been playing as well! Enjoy the episode,


NP484 – PiCTOOi and Nintendo Switch OLED Edition

July 07, 2021

Nintendo finally unveiled the new Nintendo Switch revision, sadly it’s not quite what we had been hoping for. This new OLED Edition has a bigger OLED screen and boasts 64GB of internal memory, but oth


NP483 – Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC Thoughts

July 04, 2021

We gather here on this great Bidoof Day to bring you the next episode of the Nintendo Pulse podcast! Wait… Bidoof day? Apparently, this is a thing, Nintendo tweeted it and everything! 🙂 In this episo


NP482 – LEGO Builder’s Journey and Game Builder Garage

June 26, 2021

We are in the post E3 drought, so Stephen and I chat for a while about the games we have been playing including: LEGO Builder’s Journey, Trials of Mana, Infinite Space, and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. I also talk a bit about some of […]


NP481 – E3 2021 Wrapup

June 19, 2021

Stephen and I are back to talk about all things E3 2021. What were some of our favorite announcements? What were our misses? What other announcements had us excited? Listen in to find out! If you enjoy what we do here, please consider becoming a […]


NP480 – PulseCraft E3 2021

June 15, 2021

Nintendo had their E3 Direct this morning and I pretty much enjoyed the whole event! While I would have loved to see new Kirby, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong games, what Nintendo gave us could turn out to be even better! We have a new Advance […]


NP479 – Last Minute Pre-E3 News!

June 12, 2021

E3 is under way! Before Nintendo’s E3 Direct on Tuesday, Stephen and I get together to talk about the few news items that have come out prior to this event. We also talk about the games we have been playing including: Trials of Mana, Rise […]


NP478 – E3 is Upon Us

June 04, 2021

E3 is nearly here! We received news today that Nintendo will be holding their E3 Direct on June 15th, so it’s officially official… Nintendo is at E3! Will that mean a new Nintendo Switch announcement next week? I think so! While this is a short […]


NP477 – Dragon Quest 35th and Sonic 30th

May 28, 2021

We are back after what was hopefully the last missed show for a long while. I briefly chat about what has been happening here for the last few months, then we dig into the latest Nintendo news including the hopefully final Switch Pro rumours, and […]


NP476 – Build Games or Play These

May 12, 2021

In this episode we talk about where we have been, chat about Nintendo’s new game creation software, Game Builder Garage, talk about the insane sales numbers of the Switch, then get into some new game announcements that have dropped this week.


NP475 – Smelter and Online Patches

April 28, 2021

Who would have thought that 2021 would bring us the spiritual successor to the Gameboy Camera? Crazy! We chat about the week’s news including game patches and retro collections. Oh, I also talk about my new obsession, Smelter.


NP474 – Cozy Grove and Indie World Thoughts

April 15, 2021

Cozy Grove has been a joy to play for the last week. It combines the island life and friendly villagers from Animal Crossing with daily tasks and relationship building… oh and GHOSTS. It’s been a breath of fresh air to play, if you’ve checked it […]


NP473 – Kaze and the Wild Masks and Development Kits

March 31, 2021

It’s a light news week, so Stephen and I take some time to talk about what we have been playing. We get into an Amiibo rant, talk about Animal Crossing, before getting into the week’s news. Who would have thought that someone could still have […]


NP472 – UnderMine and More Switch Rumours

March 24, 2021

I somehow missed the release of UnderMine, a roguelite dungeon crawler, when it released a month ago. I’m glad I found an old email to spark my memory. UnderMine is an addictive combination of procedurally generated dungeons, permanent upgrades,


NP471 – New Physical Retro Carts and Controllers Too!

March 17, 2021

It looks like releasing retro games on cart is making a huge comeback! We talk about the new Gameboy Colour release coming to Kickstarter and the new NES carts coming to Limited Run. Besides that retro fun, we talk about the latest Nintendo news as […]


NP470 – Bravely Default II

March 09, 2021

We have a shorter than normal episode for you all this week, sadly there just wasn’t a lot of news to talk about. We do dig into the week’s news, but also spend some time talking about Bravely Default II — a game that Stephen […]


NP469 – Pokémon, 4K Switch and Warp Pipes

March 04, 2021

Since last episode new Pokémon games were announced, a new 4K Switch was leaked (well the new OLED screen was) and hell, even the WiiU received a firmware update! It’s an odd collection of news, and Stephen and I are here to break it all […]