In this episode, we talk about the nominees for the 2017 Game Awards. We have a lot of opinions on the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Super Mario Odyssey. So, essentially this episode became a “what’s better” episode between the two titles. There’s other stuff, of course, as we had to review Skyrim, Octodad, Farming Simulator and This is the Police. Again, enjoy the episode, because man was it fun to discuss these things.
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In this episode, we talk about the best Mario game of all time, again. This time we give our spoiler-full thoughts on Super Mario Odyssey! What worked in the game, what would we change, and is Mario Odyssey 2 in the works? We’re not sure, but we sure do talk about it. Also, Jordan got to play DOOM, so he talked about that for a while. I talked about Chess Ultra, and then we had to finish things off with Sonic Forces. A great episode with lots of fun.
This episode is all about our perfect video games. What would we make if we had unlimited money and no worry about sales? I talked about an Ocarina of Time remake, Jordan talked about a Western Pokémon Game, James talked about his own story, and Skylar talked about the mother of all 3D platformers. We know our video games.
No, the whole episode isn’t about what Waluigi’s Haunted Hospital would be like, even though we think there’s some real potential. This week is our Halloween feature, and we thought it would be fun to give the Spooky Treatment to some Nintendo games. Yes, Waluigi’s Haunted Hospital is one of those games, but we talk about more, promise. We hope you enjoy this spooky Nintendo stuff episode!
This week we talk all about Super Mario Odyssey. Will it be the game that we’ve been dreaming of for years? We sure hope so! So, to celebrate its release in under two weeks, we talk about what we’re excited about! There’s also a discussion on things that we want to see that we haven’t yet seen, as well as some discussion on what we hope doesn’t happen. We also talk about quite a few games that we’ve been playing, so look forward to that.
This week we give our full review of Metroid: Samus Returns. This is essentially the second part of the review. If you want to hear our full impressions, be sure to check out episode 69 first. We thought the game was fantastic, and you can hear why. Also, be sure to keep listening because we talk about how we’re getting slightly more hyped for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Also, Jordan talks Cup Head, David talks SteamWorld Dig 2, Skylar talks Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, and James talks SNES Classic. So many good things!
This week we discuss some of the fun stuff that is coming at the end of the year. You could call it the “End of 2017 Hype Train.” Nintendo’s first year of the Switch has been very strong lately, and it is very promising. We also talk about some of the games that aren’t quite as exciting as we’d hope they would have been. But you know, chug-chugga choo-choo boys and girls, we’ve got so much more coming!
This week we give our first impressions of Metroid: Samus Returns. This game is so fantastic, so we talked about it for about 45 minutes. We also talk about some things they could have done to improve the game, like the control controversy, and other things. Then, of course, we have to fill up the rest of the episode with something, so we discuss retro-style music. Why is it so dominant in our culture and why do we love it so much? Enjoy this episode of the Virtual Boys Podcast!
This week we review the September Nintendo Direct. We talk about some of the fun titles that are coming, as well as our thoughts on them. We also ponder whether we’re in the best timeline or not, because 3 Bethesda games on a Nintendo console is bonkers. So much to say in this longer episode of the Virtual Boys Podcast!
So much to talk about this week! First up is our Mario + Rabbids Audio Review, which is about half the episode. We really liked that game, so be sure to listen to why! Then, we have to review Use Your Words, a fun party game for up to 6 people. Finally, the big controversy that is requiring SD cards for some physical releases. Also, memory problems. Let’s go!