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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 […]


Nintendo Pulse #381 – E3 2019 Nintendo Direct Wrapup

June 12, 2019

Stephen and I sit down to wrapup the E3 2019 Direct. Nintendo hit one out of the park this year! We got new games, new details on old games and even some old friends dropping by to say hi. enjoy! If you enjoy what we […]


Nintendo Pulse #380 – Pre-E3 Leaks

June 08, 2019

E3 is upon us! We are here to talk about the few things that have leaked out prior to the big conference. Ni No Kuni on Switch? YAY! FIFA 20 being a lesser version compared to the rest of the consoles? BOO! All this and […]


Nintendo Pulse #379 – Gato Roboto, Timespinner and Slay the Spire

June 07, 2019

Nintendo held a pre-e3 Pokemon Direct that gave us a pile of info about this upcoming game. It really does seem like Nintendo is fundamentally changing what a Pokemon game is. We also talk about 3 new and excellent Switch titles, Gato Roboto,


Nintendo Pulse #378 – E3 2019 Prediction Episode

June 01, 2019

E3 2019 is almost upon us! Stephen and I sit down to give you our E3 2019 Nintendo predictions. We run down the more believable ones first before heading out into the crazy. What are your predictions for E3 2019? Let us know below! If […]


Nintendo Pulse #377 – Realm Royale, Castlevania and Pokemon News

May 30, 2019

We have a great mid-week show for you this week. We talk about the launch of Realm Royale on the Switch, talk about the Castlevania Anniversary Collection and run down the latest news including the Pokemon Conference and coming Sword and Shield direct....


Nintendo Pulse #376 – Mario Kart Tour

May 23, 2019

We are trying something new here on the Nintendo Pulse, a mid-week show! While it won’t be every week, we hope that more frequent yet smaller shows will be something that you all would like to see! In this episode, we talk about the new […]


Nintendo Pulse #375 – New NES Games, Huge Sales and OTTTD!

May 18, 2019

We have a huge show for you today. There are loads of sales currently on the eShop, we run down the best then dig into the week’s news: new NES games — both physical and digital, new game patches, Switch selling well in Japan and […]


Nintendo Pulse #374 – Super Mario Maker 2 Direct

May 17, 2019

Well, Nintendo released an awesome Nintendo Direct a month before E3 focusing solely on Super Mario Maker 2 on the Nintendo Switch, and it was awesome. They showed off so many new features, piles of new content and dug into the online support this game...


Nintendo Pulse #373 – New NES Games and Canadian Leaks

May 07, 2019

On this week’s episode, we talk about the Starlink update, Monster Boy in the Cursed Kingdom, Ding Dong XL, Shakedown: Hawaii and the latest Nintendo Switch news including all of those nasty Canadian gamestore leaks! Enjoy!


Nintendo Pulse #372 – Ding Dong XL, Super Blood Hockey and Katana ZERO

April 30, 2019

We have a great show for you all this week. Both Stephen and I have played a pile of games, and we talk about them here: Box Boy! + Box Girl!, Ding Dong XL, Katana ZERO, Super Blood Hockey, Bayonetta and more. We also have […]


Nintendo Pulse #371 – SteamWorld Quest and Katana ZERO

April 24, 2019

We have a great show for you all this week! First off we announce our new look! After many many years, we figured that it was time for a little refresh of the Nintendo Pulse podcast albumart. We hope you dig it! In this episode, […]


Nintendo Pulse #370 – LABO VR Review

April 18, 2019

Here is our Nintendo Pulse review of Nintendo’s new LABO VR. I run down all of the ToyCon builds/software and give you my overall thoughts of this VR solution. Will the low res screen make it unusable? How fun are the games? Is it worth […]


Retro Pulse #010 – Super Mario Bros. 2 – The Lost Levels (NES)

April 12, 2019

Super Mario Bros. 2 – the Lost levels was just released on the Nintendo Online Service, and since we just did a show on the North American version of SMB2 we thought it would be a fun follow up podcast! Why was this game made? […]