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Super Switch Headz brings you the latest Nintendo news, rumors, speculation, and hype! In every episode your hosts David Howe, Patrick Knisely, Matthew Stoner, and special guests discuss and explore the world of Nintendo. We are the official podcast of the Switch Headz (DISCORD and Facebook) groups.

Super Switch Headz


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    Optimal Fusion - #03 - Shinagawa

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 75:01

      In Optimal Fusion, Austin and Patrick discuss playing through Shin Megami Tensei V. In this third episode, they talk about the second major area of the game, Da'at: Shinigawa, the (brief) return to Tokyo and the lead up to the third area.  

    I Guess We Should Talk About NFTs - #146

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 99:08

    This week, Brian Bonnet joins to talk about the current trend of NFTs, cryptocurrency and the blockchain invading video games. What are NFTs? How do they intersect with video games? We also cover the recent news and rumors including E3 not happening in person this year, the PlayStation VR 2 announcement, MarioKart 9 rumors, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:05 News and Rumors 0:32:45 NFTs and Video Games 1:22:54 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    New Year's Gaming Resolutions/Fireworks in Games - #145

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 92:12

    Jack Ford joins to talk about our 2022 New Year's gaming resolutions and the best fireworks in video games. In addition we cover all the recent news and rumors including a possible Goldeneye release, Square Enix getting in on NFTs, the Switch reaching a big sales milestone, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:46 News and Rumors 0:29:04 2022 Gaming Resolutions 1:00:07 Best Fireworks in Games 1:10:50 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Our 2022 Nintendo Predictions - SPECIAL #14

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 50:32

    In this special episode, David, Matthew and Patrick discuss what Nintendo's 2022 will look like. We cover the announced games, rumored games, our predictions and hopes. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Best of 2021: The 3rd Annual Golden Headz - #144

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 113:58

    This week David, Matthew and Patrick tackle the best in video games in 2021. What was the game of the year for Nintendo? What gaming moments defined the year for us? We talk through our favorites in various categories, and we also cover the latest Nintendo news and rumors, including the recent Indie World Showcase, Breath of the Wild Sequel release date rumors, more Genesis games added to NSO, and more. As always, we end with a chat about the games we've been playing recently. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:07:47 News and Rumors 0:36:15 The Golden Headz 1:39:36 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Game Awards Has an Identity Problem - #143

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 106:21

    Mayanna Berrin joins this week to go over our reactions to The Game Awards 2021. We talk about what we like about the show and a lot about what we didn't like, as well as the awards and the announcements. We also cover the recent news and rumors including the rollout of N64 games for NSO, sales numbers, a Mega Man movie in the works, Kickstarter switching to blockchain technology, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:05 News and Rumors 0:46:40 The Game Awards 1:34:10 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Optimal Fusion - #02 - Minato

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 62:58

    In Optimal Fusion, Austin and Patrick discuss playing through Shin Megami Tensei V. In this second episode, they talk about the first major area of the game, Da'at: Minato, the return to Tokyo and the lead up to the second area.

    Final Smash: Three Years of Ultimate Updates - #142

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 93:16

    Amir Zamen returns to talk all Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. On the game's third anniversary, with all DLC out, and the final fighter balance patch being released, we look back at the base game and the rollout of the DLC fighters. In addition we cover all the recent news and rumors including Nintendo's pre-order legal battle in Europe, Paper Mario coming to NSO, PlayStation's alleged Game Pass competitor, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:33 News and Rumors 0:38:23 Smash Ultimate 1:18:56 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Revisiting the Nvidia GeForce Now Leak - #141

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 88:28

    This week David, Matthew and Patrick talk about the NVIDIA GeForce Now leak from September. We discuss what's been confirmed so far, what it means for the industry and Nintendo and, of course, Chrono Cross. We also cover the recent news and rumors including the final Mario Golf: Super Rush update, hopes for a new Monkey Ball and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:09:42 News and Rumors 0:37:15 Achievements 1:13:26 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Optimal Fusion - #01 - The Beginning

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 76:21

    In Optimal Fusion, Austin and Patrick discuss playing through Shin Megami Tensei V. In this first episode, they talk about the history of the series, expectations for the game, and the opening of the game up through the first boss.

    Should Nintendo Add an Achievements System? - #140

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 126:45

    Stephen Swirsky joins this week to talk about his enthusiasm for achievements and arguments as to why Nintendo should add them. We talk about the history of achievements in video games and their pros and cons. We also cover the recent news and rumors including new details on the Activision Blizzard controversy, the Game Awards nominees, official Smash tournaments, Sega cologne, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:13:18 News and Rumors 0:59:03 Achievements 1:49:05 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Shin Megami Tensei V: First Impressions - #139

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 83:39

    Austin Young returns to talk all about our initial impressions of Shin Megami Tensei V. In addition we cover all the recent news and rumors including interviews with Doug Bowser, sales numbers, Twitch on Switch, the Xbox 20th Anniversary, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:05:58 Giveaway 0:07:32 News and Rumors 0:36:03 Shin Megami Tensei V 1:13:36 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    What to Do When Your Game Consoles Get Stolen - #138

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 101:35

    Robert Segovia joins this week to talk about his experience having his gaming consoles stolen. We share anecdotes and advice about how to prevent, and what to do when, your video game gear gets stolen. We also cover the recent news and rumors including Nintendo's updated financial information, Sakurai's final Famitsu column, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:05:35 Giveaway 0:06:57 News and Rumors 0:40:56 Console Theft 1:18:47 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Why's Everyone so Mad about Nintendo Switch Online? - #137

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 101:04

    Dan Murphy a/k/a DCD returns to talk about the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack and the issues surrounding Nintendo's online in general. In addition we cover all the recent news and rumors including Pikmin Bloom and Mario Party Superstars releasing, Sony's State of Play, PAX South being canceled, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:05 News and Rumors 0:45:20 Nintendo's Online 1:30:32 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Halloween Spooktacular!: Nintendo's Scariest Moments - #136

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 82:26

    On this Halloween themed episode we discuss our favorite scary moments in Nintendo games and some of the best horror and spooky games to play during the season. In addition we cover all the recent news and rumors including Sakurai's column on Sora, the Advance Wars delay, God of War coming to PC and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:28 News and Rumors 0:30:00 Nintendo's Scariest Moments 1:10:30 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Can Animal Crossing's Update Reel Us Back In? - #135

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 119:19

    Summer Rain joins this week to talk about the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct. The game is getting a massive update and paid DLC and we go over it all. We also cover the recent news and rumors including negative coverage of Mercury Steam, Switch Pro rumors, sales numbers, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:07:48 News and Rumors 0:32:38 NSO Expansion Pack 0:48:23 Animal Crossing 1:41:12 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Metroid Dread is Incredible (+ OLED Impressions!) - #134

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 132:45

    Jay Rios returns to talk about Metroid Dread and our impressions of the game so far. We also talk about the newly released Switch OLED Model. In addition we cover all the recent news and rumors including Sora in Smash, the upcoming Animal Crossing Direct, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:03 News and Rumors 0:49:10 Switch OLED Model 1:07:10 Metroid Dread 1:58:20 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    All the N64 Games Missing from NSO - #133

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 96:23

    Cina Saffary joins this week to talk about the Nintendo 64. We discuss our memories of the console, all the games coming to NSO and the ones we hope might join later. We also cover the recent news and rumors including various acquisitions, alleged 4K Switch dev kits, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:04:54 News and Rumors 0:31:32 Nintendo 64 1:22:09 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Nintendo Presents: The September Direct starring Chris Pratt - #132

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 105:07

    Rachel Kane returns as our guest this week to talk about the latest Nintendo Direct and all the announcements it contained. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the early looks at the OLED model and Metroid Dread, more Activision Blizzard troubles, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:07:57 News and Rumors 0:23:47 Nintendo Direct 1:36:35 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Art of Reviewing Games ft. DreamcastGuy - #131

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 93:30

    DreamcastGuy joins this week to talk about gaming reviews including his process for crafting video reviews. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the possibility of a new official Switch controller, rumored updates to Nintendo Switch Online, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:04:23 News and Rumors 0:33:04 Game Reviews 1:22:18 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    WarioWare: Get It Together! - #130

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 101:55

    Jeremy Franklin returns as our guest this week to talk about WarioWare: Get It Together. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the recent PlayStation showcase, rumors of an upcoming Nintendo Direct, whether Game Boy games might come to NSO and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:10:53 News and Rumors 0:47:20 WarioWare: Get It Together 1:21:20 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Legend of Zelda: Pathways to the Future - SPECIAL #13 (Fan Fiction Audiobook)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 25:37

    In a thrilling Part 2 of a very special season 3 finale of Super Switch Headz, David Howe presents The Legend of Zelda: Pathways to the Future. A follow up to Ocarina of Time and prequel to Majora's Mask, "Pathways to the Future" was David's 6th grade English project, and concludes his epic fan chronology. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Legend of Zelda: Generations - SPECIAL #12 (Fan Fiction Audiobook)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 17:13

    In Part 1 of a very special season 3 finale of Super Switch Headz, David Howe presents The Legend of Zelda: Generations. A prequel to Ocarina of Time, "Generations" was a 5th grade English project that is now in audiobook form for all to enjoy for all time. Coming soon in Part 2: "The Legend of Zelda: Pathways to the Future." Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    A Big Old Listener Question Episode! - #129

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 117:30

    This week your hosts David, Matthew and Patrick take listener questions. On this penultimate episode of season three, we answer questions about Nintendo, about the podcast, about gaming at large and about our personal bathing habits. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including Gamescom 2021, Nintendo removing fan projects, China's limitations on online gaming for youth, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:00 News and Rumors 0:39:34 Listener Questions 1:43:23 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    How Open World Games Tell Stories - #128

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 86:36

    Marlena Abraham guests this week to talk about how open world games tell stories while also giving the player agency. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the Pokémon Presents event, the WarioWare demo, Fortnite borrowing from Among Us and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:02 News and Rumors 0:37:25 Open World Storytelling 1:13:03 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Hidden Cost of Free Updates - #127

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 103:04

    Dylan Muss guests this week to talk about Nintendo's recent use of free updates. Are these free updates nice surprises that bring us back to games or is Nintendo holding onto content that should have been part of games at launch? We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the Indie World Showcase, Idris Elba playing Knuckles in the next Sonic movie, sales numbers and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:00 News and Rumors 0:45:14 Nintendo's Use of Free Updates 1:27:11 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #10 - Volleyball / Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 32:16

    Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This week special guest Monolithfiji joins, and they discuss playing Volleyball and Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com

    What is Video Game Localization? - #126

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 95:32

    Mayanna Berrin joins this week to talk about localization of video games. We discuss some of the challenges and considerations that go into making games available in different languages and cultures. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including Mario Golf getting an update, the Nintendo financial reports, rumors of a new Xenoblade game, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:05:38 News and Rumors 0:40:00 Localization 1:20:36 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #09 - NES Open Tournament Golf / Pilotwings

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 28:29

    Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This week they play NES Open Tournament Golf and Pilotwings. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com

    Killer Queen Black Developer Interview - #125

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 85:31

    Adam Walters from Liquid Bit guests this week to talk about the development and history of Killer Queen Black, including the upcoming new map update. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including Dr. Mario World shutting down, New Pokémon Snap getting an update and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:05:24 News and Rumors 0:24:42 Killer Queen Black Dev Interview 1:06:39 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #08 - Balloon Fight / The Ignition Factor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 30:38

      Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This week it's Balloon Fight and The Ignition Factor. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com  

    Video Games have a Toxicity Problem - #124

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 92:02

    Krista Goralczyk joins this week to talk about toxicity in the video games industry in light of the recent news of a lawsuit in California against Activision Blizzard alleging sexism and harassment. We also cover all the rest of the recent news and rumors including new SNES games added to the NSO service, a live action Pokémon series coming to Netflix, the continuation of the gigaleak and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:05:42 News and Rumors 0:36:25 Toxicity in Video Games 1:17:33 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #07 - Vice: Project Doom / Donkey Kong Country

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 24:14

    Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This time they play Vice: Project Doom and Donkey Kong Country. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com

    Skyward Sword Soars to New Heights - #123

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 88:10

    Matt Hobbie guests this week to talk about the remastered release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Switch. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including Nintendo Switch OLED Model preorders, the Steam Deck, Netflix getting into gaming, Nickelodeon All Star Brawl and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:04:44 News and Rumors 0:39:51 Skyward Sword HD 1:15:28 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #06 - Punch-Out!! / Wild Guns

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 30:16

    Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This time they play Punch-Out!! and Wild Guns. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com

    Switch OLED Model & Nintendo's Revision History - #122

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 92:55

    Allison Ebling joins this week to talk about the newly announced Nintendo Switch (OLED Model)! Is this the Switch Pro we've been waiting for? We also cover all the rest of the recent news and rumors including Donkey Kong's 40th anniversary, Skyward Sword HD's upcoming release and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:30 News and Rumors 0:35:54 Switch OLED and Nintendo's Hardware Revisions 1:19:35 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #05 - Donkey Kong Jr. / Doomsday Warrior

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 22:16

    Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This week the guys try out Donkey Kong Jr. and Doomsday Warrior. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com

    Nintendo's Stubborn Approach to Retro Games - #121

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 84:36

    James Patton guests this week to talk about how Nintendo has handled access to its older titles. There's been the virtual console, mini-consoles, online subscription services, rereleases and more, but even so it can be hard to find older titles sometimes. Which approach should they take? We also cover all the recent news and rumors including Mario Kart Home Circuit Live updates, the rumored Donkey Kong animation project and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:55 News and Rumors 0:34:10 Nintendo's Approach to Retro Availability 1:14:43 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #04 - StarTropics / Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong's Quest

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 27:24

    Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This week they play StarTropics and Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong's Quest. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com

    Is the New Mario Golf Super or Rushed? - #120

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 97:48

    Ryan Robinson joins this week to discuss Mario Golf: Super Rush! Is the game fun enough to make up for its current lack of features? We also cover all the recent news and rumors including Kazuya joining Smash, Sonic becoming a Vtuber and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:07:20 News and Rumors 0:32:49 Mario Golf: Super Rush 1:23:17 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #03 - Metroid / Kirby's Dream Land 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 27:02

    Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This week the guys play Metroid and Kirby's Dream Land 3. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com

    Exploring the Depths of the Metroid Series - #119

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 95:33

    Jordan Willis guests to talk Metroid. In light of the Metroid Dread announcement, we chat about the history of the series, the story and lore, and get hyped about the new game. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including Nintendo's comments in interviews during E3 about the Breath of the Wild sequel, Animal Crossing and more, the Xbox Games showcase, crazy Silent Hill fan conspiracy theories, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:10 News and Rumors 0:33:00 Metroid 1:19:29 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com

    Playing it RONG! - #02 - Kid Icarus / Demon's Crest

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 27:36

      Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This week the guys play Kid Icarus and Demon's Crest. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com  

    A Refreshing Nintendo Direct at a Different Kind of E3 - #118

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 120:51

    This week your hosts, David, Matthew and Patrick, give their reactions to the Nintendo Direct at E3 2021. We also discuss E3 as a whole, the other presentations, and cover all the recent news and rumors including Summer Game Fest, Switch sales numbers and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:05 News and Rumors 0:29:05 Digital-Only E3 0:37:47 Nintendo Direct Reactions 1:29:45 Other E3 Reactions 1:44:30 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing it RONG! - #01 - Clu Clu Land / Super Tennis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 27:09

    Each week AntKeepsGaming and Pdyx play one random NES game and one random SNES game from the Nintendo Switch Online service and talk about the games. This time the guys play Clu Clu Land and Super Tennis. Music for the podcast is provided by Bent Neatly: https://www.youtube.com/BentNeatly Check out AntKeepsGaming's streams and videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AntKeepsGaming7 Listen to Super Switch Headz, a weekly Nintendo podcast: https://www.superswitchheadz.com

    E3 2021 Nintendo Direct Predictions! - #117

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 90:37

    This week David, Matthew and Patrick go into their predictions and hopes for what we'll see at E3 and in particular the upcoming Nintendo Direct. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the Palworld game announcement, Nintendo opening a museum, hints of a new WarioWare game, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:05:42 News and Rumors 0:27:18 E3 Hopes and Predictions 1:20:48 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    An ARMS Retrospective w/ A Talking Sock - #116

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 109:07

    A Talking Sock joins this week to discuss ARMS! The four year anniversary of the game is coming up, so we delve into the mechanics, what we loved about it, and the strange amount of hate the game got. Will it get a sequel? We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the Pokémon release dates, the Switch revision rumors, Valve working on a handheld console, the Sonic presentation and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:21 News and Rumors 0:49:28 ARMS 1:34:56 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ A Talking Sock: https://www.youtube.com/atalkingsock

    Are Miis Making a Comeback? - #115

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 93:04

    Jay Rios guests to talk Miis. We go over the history of the Mii, our memories, the Miitopia release, the current state of Miis on the Switch and speculate about their future. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the Zelda and Loftwing Amiibo announcement, a possible big E3 leak happening, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:58 News and Rumors 0:37:33 Miis 1:22:12 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com

    Walking Through the Strategy Guide Industry - #114

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 128:42

    Adam Deats (Netflix's Castlevania) and Joe Epstein (Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid) join this week to discuss their experience in the strategy guide industry, including time at Bradygames and Prima. What was it like writing for strategy guides? Why did the guides business collapse? We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the possibility of a new Donkey Kong game in development, a new Mario Golf trailer showing more details, and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:07:50 News and Rumors 0:39:22 The Business of Strategy Guides 1:56:47 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Nintendo's Myriad Marketing Strategies - #113

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 100:14

    Nick Napolitano guests to talk all about Nintendo's approach to marketing. We discuss our memories of early Nintendo ads and how Nintendo has shifted their marketing approach over time. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the Game Builder Garage announcement, Nintendo's financial report, Waluigi getting a new render and a controller and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:09:03 News and Rumors 0:44:18 Nintendo's Marketing 1:30:38 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com

    New Pokémon Snap Captures the Magic! - #112

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 89:30

    Summer Rain and Ryan Upchurch join this week to discuss impressions of New Pokémon Snap. Is it as good as the original? We also cover all the other recent news and rumors like the online update to Super Mario Party, new Halo Infinite info and much more. We close the episode with the games we've been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:06:03 News and Rumors 0:36:44 New Pokémon Snap 1:19:32 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

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