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NP430 – Genki Covert Dock and Save Game Weirdness

February 08, 2020

My Genki Covert Dock from the Kickstarter campaign is here! Does it live up to its promises and hype? Listen in to find out. We also talk about Skellboy again, game delays, Animal Crossing save game weirdness and more! Enjoy the show! If you enjoy […]


NP429 – Switch Beats SNES, Animal Crossing and More!

February 01, 2020

The Switch continues to make waves. It has officially sold more than the Xbox One and SNES in under 3 years! We also talk about the new Animal Crossing Switch, Pokemon Home details and more. Enjoy the show! If you enjoy what we do here, […]


NP428 – HYPERCHARGE: Unboxed and LEGO Geese

January 25, 2020

This week we talk about the large number of games that we’ve been playing including HYPERCHARGE: Unboxed and Tokyo Mirage Sessions before digging into the week’s news. Enjoy! If you enjoy what we do here, please consider becoming a Patron so we can bri...


NP427 – Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore and Fire Emblem Overload

January 18, 2020

I finally got a chance to play Tokyo Mirage Sessions, something I’ve wanted to do since it’s release on the WiiU, and have been loving it. In this episode we talk about TMS before digging into the Smash Bros. Direct, rumours of games coming and […]


NP426 – Pokemon Direct, Switch Pro, and Clones

January 11, 2020

We are back with another Nintendo Pulse, post Pokemon Direct! Nintendo showed off some awesome new Pokemon games during their direct, but I think the most exciting for people will be the new DLC for Sword and Shield which will add new regions an d […]

Download Games of the Year 2019

January 10, 2020

I got together with Will Kelley to sit down and list out our games of the year for 2019! We talked about Switch, PS4, Stadia, Xbox and VR titles… quite the odd list of games this year and it’ll only get weirder next year with […]


NP425 – Nintendo Games of the Year 2019

January 04, 2020

2019 was a great year for gaming! Stephen and I get together to talk about our Games of the year in 2019. We also talk about our most anticipated title of 2020 and throw in a couple predictions for good measure. Enjoy the show! If […]


NP424 – DekuDeals, Top Downloads and the SMITCH

December 28, 2019

For the last Nintendo Pulse of 2019, Stephen and I are getting together to talk about our Holiday hauls, games we’ve been playing and then drop into what little news there is including a new deal tracker, top downloads of 2019 and the SMITCH! Enjoy […]


NP423 – Switch is Influential, View Your Stats and New DLC

December 21, 2019

The year is almost over and as a treat Nintendo has provided us all with a website that lists out our accomplishments from the past year. From the most played games, to the hours played, it is really something awesome to see! We talk about […]


NP422 – The Game Awards and Smash Bros. Ultimate Gets Crowned

December 14, 2019

We are back with Nintendo Pulse episode #422! This week we talk about all of the news from the Game Awards, talk about Smash Bros. Ultimate being crowned as the best selling fighting game ever and even get into some weird accessories that are now […]


NP421 – Indie World and Some New Old Games

December 12, 2019

Nintendo surprised us with another Indie World presentation and overall it was quite good! With the sequels to Golf Story and Axiom Verge leading the pack of indie games, we have some great games coming our way in 2020. We also chatted about some old […]


NP420 – Trover Saves the Universe, Megaman and Socks!

December 03, 2019

We are back with episode 420 of Nintendo Pulse! On this episode we talk about Trover Saves the Universe and Simcity before getting into the weeks news including Megaman in Dragalia Lost, Shovel Knight selling very well on Switch and Goose Socks!


NP419 – Pokemon Sword, Luigi’s Mansion 3 and the News!

November 28, 2019

We are back after my travel hell. Sorry for the missing episodes, we will be on the right track again starting with this episode! In this episode we talk about Pokemon Sword, Luigi’s Mansion 3 and the latest news including Black Friday Sales,


NP418 – Pokemon Is Out, Luigi Sets Records and Star Wars!

November 16, 2019

We are back! In this episode we talk about what we’ve been playing including Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Ring Fit Adventure, then dig into the news including the Pokemon review bombing/crying, NPD numbers, game delays,


NP417 – Namco helps, Stretchers and Five Nights

November 14, 2019

In this episode of the Nintendo Pulse podcast we are talking about Luigi’s Mansion 3, Disney Plus, Bandai Namco, Stretchers and a NES Mouse! We also talk about hugging dolphins… a lot. Lloyd loves dolphins. Enjoy! If you enjoy what we do here,


NP416 – Luigi does good, Mario Kart Too and We Get Some More Blades Info!

November 02, 2019

We are recording this one early, so sorry if we missed any big news! On this episode Stephen and I are talking about games sales, SwitchList shutting down, Luigi getting the limelight and more! Enjoy the show! If you enjoy what we do here, please […]


NP415 – Link Gets a Patch and the Goose Could Get a Golden Joystick

October 26, 2019

This week we are talking about The Outer Worlds and more Dragon Quest XI S before dropping into the news where we talk about: The Golden Joystick Awards, pre-order bonuses, JoyCon skins and more! Enjoy! This will be our last live-streamed episode for a...


NP414 – Huge Switch Sales in NA and Gamecube JoyCons

October 24, 2019

We are back with another Nintendo Pulse podcast! Sorry for missing Saturday’s show, I had a hard drive failure that took my main rig down. In this episode we talk about the huge NA Switch sales, new game announcements, new game leaks and even dip […]


Nintendo Pulse #413 – Stephen is Missing!

October 17, 2019

Well this was an interesting episode 😀 Part way in Stephen had a power outage and we lost him! I did a chunk with him, a chunk solo, then finished off the show with Stephen again, sorry for any weirdness and we worked though these […]


Nintendo Pulse #412 – Fight’N Rage and Asphalt 9

October 12, 2019

On this episode of the Nintendo Pulse Podcast we are digging into our playlist a little bit. I talk about the awesome side-scrolling beat-em up Fight’N Rage which I love as well as Asphalt 9, an IAP stuffed racer that while fun, has too many […]


Nintendo Pulse #411 – Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

October 10, 2019

On this episode of the Nintendo Pulse Podcast we talk about the new platformer release, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. We also dive into this week's news including crazy pricey Mario kart Tour DLC, Bubble Bobble, DOOM delays,


Nintendo Pulse #410 – New Satisfye SwitchGrip Pro and Ghostbusters

October 05, 2019

Who are you gonna call? This weekend on the Nintendo Pulse podcast we are talking about the new designed SwitchGrip Pro and Ghostbusters, along with all of the other regular games we are playing. We talk about the latest news including crazy sales of L...


Nintendo Pulse #409 – Our Early Dragon Quest XI S Thoughts

October 04, 2019

Stephen is back and we talk a fair bit about Dragon Quest XI S before diving into the news: New Firmware updates, Mario with Friends, Brain Age is Back, an AMAZING looking homebrew Mario game and more! Enjoy the show folks! If you enjoy what […]


Nintendo Pulse #408 – Chatting Nintendo with RunJumpStomp

September 30, 2019

We have a special guest host for this week’s Nintendo Pulse! Bill from the Nintendo Switchcraft podcast joins me to talk about everything Nintendo. We chat about Link’s Awakening, Dragon Quest, Switch light sales and issues,


Nintendo Pulse #407 – Untitled Goose Game and Link’s Awakening

September 22, 2019

Well September 20th was an insane release day. We saw the release of The Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening, Ni No Kuni, Untitled Goose Game and 4 Amiibo (Snake, Squirtle, Ivysaur and Link’s Awakening Link). We talk about these releases and dive in to th...


Nintendo Pulse #406 – Oops We Got A Little Ranty

September 20, 2019

Well this one got a little ranty in the middle, besides that we talk about SNES controllers, fight pads, extra gold coins and much much more! We hope that you enjoy the show! If you enjoy what we do here, please consider becoming a Patron […]


Nintendo Pulse #405 – Contra Rogue Corps and More Astral Chain

September 16, 2019

This week we are bringing you more talk about Astral Chain, Contra Rogue Corps Demo and jump into the latest news including more RingCon talk, RingFit Adventure and more! Enjoy the show folks! If you enjoy what we do here,


Nintendo Pulse #404 – More Controllers and Crystal Chronicles

September 13, 2019

In this Wednesday episode of Nintendo Pulse we talk about games we have been playing including Astral Chain, Legend of Zelda and Super Kirby Clash and give you the week’s news. We have new controllers coming from third parties,


Nintendo Pulse #403 – Astral Chain and SNES Classics

September 09, 2019

Stephen and I chat about what we’ve been playing recently including the SNES Online games and Astral Chain before jumping into the week’s news. We talk about the crazy exercise hoop video Nintendo posted, Metacritic user review bombing,


Nintendo Pulse #402 – September Nintendo Direct

September 05, 2019

Well, Nintendo hit this direct out of the park. We got the announcement of SNES games coming to the Nintendo Online service, a port of an old Star Wars game, DOOM 64, SNK characters in Smash, more Luigi news, Tokyo Mirage Sessions and Xenoblade coming […]


Nintendo Pulse #401 – Stealth Drops and Game Dates

September 01, 2019

It’s a bit of a slow news week here on the Nintendo Pulse podcast, so we catch up with some game announcements, game dates and weird Nintendo controllers. Enjoy the show folks! If you enjoy what we do here, please consider becoming a Patron so […]


Nintendo Pulse #400 – We Made It!

August 29, 2019

Hey all! Here is episode 400 of Nintendo Pulse. Can you believe that we managed to do 400 of these things? Wild! In this episode we take a walk down memory lane, talk about the HomeSpot Bluetooth Adapter and dig into the latest news. Enjoy […]


Nintendo Pulse #399 – Directly Speculating About Mario

August 25, 2019

We are here with episode #399 of the Nintendo Pulse Podcast! In this episode we go over the new rumors of a September Direct, talk about Nintendo fueling these rumors and more! Enjoy the show folks! Enjoy the show! If you enjoy what we do […]


Nintendo Pulse #398 – Indie World Showcase

August 23, 2019

So Nintendo held the first global Indie World Showcase and overall it was quite good, awkward intro aside. We got confirmation of a few games that had been heavily rumoured, some great new announcements and ORI.


Nintendo Pulse #397 – FREE Switch Upgrades and Indie World Showcase

August 17, 2019

This week we are talking about Nintendo’s new support program to allow for a FREE Switch v2 upgrade IF you bought a new switch after July 17th, 2019. We also chat about the new Indie Showcase, new game releases and more! Enjoy the show folks! […]


Nintendo Pulse #396 – 8bitdo SN30 Pro+ Review

August 15, 2019

In this episode Lloyd reviews the new 8bitdo SN30 Pro+ controller. Is it everything that it is advertised to be? Listen in and then stay for chat about the latest news including Dr. Mario, Bubble Bobble and Shantae. Enjoy! Stories in this episode: Dr.


Nintendo Pulse #395 – Scholarships and Covert Docks

August 10, 2019

This week we are talking about new NES online games, University scholarships and a cool Covert Dock Kickstarter. Enjoy! Stories in this episode: August Switch Online NES titles Mario Maker 2 update, 5MM courses US University offering Smash Scholarships...


Nintendo Pulse #394 – Delisting and Game Trials

August 08, 2019

Sorry for the missed show on Saturday! The tech gods were angry. In this episode of the Nintendo Pulse podcast we talk about Forager and Fire Emblem Three Houses before digging into the news including games being delisted, game trials,


Nintendo Pulse #393 – Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review

July 31, 2019

Welcome to our special Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review episode! We were unable to record a live episode this week for our Wednesday show, so Stephen and I got together a bit earlier to give you our thoughts on this awesome game. So enjoy our […]


Nintendo Pulse #392 – We are DOOM’d!

July 27, 2019

This week, on to of all of the other awesome game releases, we had a stealth drop of DOOM, DOOM 2 and DOOM3! We chat about this, more Dragon Quest Builders 2 and much more in this short episode of Nintendo Pulse. Enjoy! If you […]


Nintendo Pulse #391 – JoyCon Issues and More DQB2

July 25, 2019

So last week we talked about the JoyCon class action, this week Nintendo issued a statement about the issue just before a company memo leaked where it was said Nintendo would repair JoyCons with drift for Free.. crazy how quickly this one moved!


Nintendo Pulse #390 – Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3

July 20, 2019

Another week, another huge Nintendo game release. This has been quite the summer of games! In this episode we talk a little more about our time with Dragon Quest Builders 2, I talk about Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 and we dig into the big news […]


Nintendo Pulse #389 – Dragon Quest Builders 2!

July 14, 2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is out, and it’s fantastic. Stephen and Lloyd chat abut this game and then dig into the week’s biggest news items like new details found about the Switch upgraded innards, Atooi’s huge sale and we even touch on the TurboGraphics...


Nintendo Pulse #388 – The Switch Lite

July 11, 2019

As expected the Switch Mini is real! Well, sort of… it’s actually called the Switch Lite. We break down this news, talk about games we are playing and round up the rest of the week’s big news items. Enjoy! If you enjoy what we do […]


Nintendo Pulse #387 – Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

July 07, 2019

We have a great show for you all this week! We talk about some interesting bits from Nintendo’s earnings call, talk a lot about Bloodstained, dig into some more Mini rumours and more! Enjoy the show folks! If you enjoy what we do here, please […]


Nintendo Pulse #386 – Super Mario Maker 2

June 29, 2019

The next big Nintendo release is here, and it’s awesome! I haven’t put a whole lot of time in yet, but what I have played is awesome! The game play tweaks have been great and I appreciate the new additions! Besides SMM2 we talk about […]


Nintendo Pulse #385 – Final Fantasy 12 and Updates

June 27, 2019

This episode was a pain to get recorded. Every part of my toolchain had issues, because of this fact there will be no video for the episode. Oh well, audio is what you all really come for anyways! 😀 In this episode, Stephen and I […]


Nintendo Pulse #384 – GuruPulseCraft

June 22, 2019

We have another Voltron episode for you this weekend! I got together with Bill from the Nintendo Switchcraft podcast and Bobby the Nintendo Guru from his group of podcasts to discuss Nintendo’s E3. It was a fun episode,


Nintendo Pulse #383 – Switch Mini leaked!?

June 20, 2019

So E3 has come and gone and Nintendo news is hard to come by! In this episode, we talk about some more Cadence of Hyrule, chat about Castlevania, then dig into the new Switch Mini rumours. What do you folks think? Are these new accessories […]


Nintendo Pulse #382 – Post E3 Wrapup

June 16, 2019

Well E3 2019 is now over, and oh man did Nintendo ever have a great E3! We got a pile of announcements during the Direct, but also had plenty of announcements afterwards. Stephan and I are wrapping up E3 and covering all of that post […]