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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


    • May 31, 2023 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 256 EPISODES

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    Delving Deeper into Tears of the Kingdom - #210

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2023 100:31


    Cina Saffary guests this week and we do an even deeper dive on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Now that we've been playing for a few weeks, there's just so much to talk about. We also discuss all the recent Nintendo and gaming news including the big Playstation Showcase, Nintendo pushing an update to the 3DS, sending a DMCA to Valve for an emulator on Steam, 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 0:06:04 News and Rumors 0:35:22 The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom 1:31:41 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Monochrome Heights: Patrick's Game Dev Journey - #209

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2023 93:28


    This week Patrick shares about his voyage into the realm of game development and the current status of his in-progress indie game Monochrome Heights. We also discuss all the recent Nintendo and gaming news including The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom sales, Splatoon 3's newest season, new GBA games on 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 0:13:47 News and Rumors 0:29:36 Monochrome Heights 1:24:39 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Monochrome Heights Email List: https://sendfox.com/onefroggames

    Zelda Tears of the Kingdom: GOTY or GOAT? - #208

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2023 96:09


    This week Allison Ebling guests and we give our impressions of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Just how good is it? We also cover the recent gaming news including updated Switch sales numbers, more Nintendo Live information, a small update on the Silksong release date, 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 0:07:49 News and Rumors 0:30:35 The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom 1:30:08 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Life Update & The Calm Before the Storm - SPECIAL #22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2023 44:45


    In this week's special episode, we take a break from our normal format to just have a conversation about some life updates and talk about some of the difficult things currently going on, as well as some brief tangents about the recent Splatoon 3 splatfest and the upcoming release of the much anticipated game, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. 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 Switch is Now a Final Fantasy Machine - #207

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2023 84:36


    This week we're joined by Dan Murphy aka DCD to talk all about Final Fantasy. With so many Final Fantasy games now available on the Nintendo Switch, what are some of the best? Which are our favorites? We also cover the recent gaming news including LEGO Donkey Kong sets, Nintendo attending Gamescom, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom leak, 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 0:32:08 Final Fantasy Franchise 1:11:13 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Does Advance Wars Advance the Tactics Genre? - #206

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2023 99:19


    This week Dylan Muss from Geekverse joins and we share our impressions of the recently released Advance Wars 1 + 2 Re-Boot Camp. We also cover the recent gaming news including the Indie World presentation, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 DLC being released, SEGA of America unionizing, Nintendo garnishing a hacker's wages in perpetuity, 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 0:06:39 News and Rumors 0:37:16 Advance Wars 1 + 2 Re-Boot Camp 1:23:40 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Geekverse: https://geekverse.ca/

    The Zelda Hype Cycle Has Officially Begun - #205

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2023 91:15


    We're joined by Emma Brockway this week to talk about the recent trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and all the excitement surrounding the upcoming release. We also cover the recent gaming news including the Nintendo Live event announcement, Sega acquiring Rovio, the Final Fantasy XVI State of Play, 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 0:07:44 News and Rumors 0:32:23 The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Hype 1:21:18 Games We're Playing   Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Mario Movie: Spoiler (and Non-Spoiler) Review - #204

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2023 132:54


    This week Stefan Gill joins to talk about The Super Mario Bros. Movie and our thoughts and opinions on it. We also cover the week's Nintendo and gaming news including rumors of a new Sony handheld, the Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters getting a release date on Switch, Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door Remastered 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 0:08:16 News and Rumors 0:45:57 NON-SPOILERS: The Super Mario Bros. Movie 1:02:26 SPOILERS: The Super Mario Bros. Movie 1:57:56 Games We're Playing   Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Remember to Forget (Stefan's Film): https://vimeo.com/ondemand/remembertoforget

    E3 is Dead but for Real this Time, Probably! - #203

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2023 93:23


    We're joined by Vincent Goodwin this week to talk about the cancellation of E3 2023. We're joined by Vincent Goodwin this week to talk about the cancellation of E3 2023. What happened, what does this mean for the future, and what were some of our favorite memories of E3s in the past? We also cover the week's Nintendo and gaming news including The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom gameplay demonstration, The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog, the Splatoon 3 Splatfest results, 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 0:07:43 News and Rumors 0:33:52 E3 2023 Canceled 1:16:41 Games We're Playing   Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Some of My Friends Read Comics: https://somfrc.libsyn.com/

    What's Next for the Castlevania Franchise? - #202

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2023 101:10


    This week Garrett Buss joins to talk about Castlevania. We talk about the history of the franchise, go in depth on the current Dead Cells DLC crossover, and discuss where the franchise could go next. We also cover the week's Nintendo and gaming news including the Fire Emblem Engage DLC, Counterstrike 2, Sonic Origins Plus, 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 0:12:53 News and Rumors 0:42:42 Castlevania 1:27:59 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    All the Game Boy Games We Need on NSO - #201

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2023 96:20


    This week Jay Rios guests and we talk about our memories of the Game Boy and Game Boy Color and all our favorite games from those systems we want to see added to Nintendo Switch Online. We also discuss the week's Nintendo and gaming news including F-Zero GX Remastered rumors, the last days of the Wii U and 3DS eShops, the latest NSO 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 0:08:33 News and Rumors 0:36:07 Game Boy 1:25:44 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Super Switch Headz 200th Episode Spectacular... LIVE! - #200

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2023 117:39


    This week, on a special LIVE Super Switch Headz, Matthew Stoner returns to celebrate the 200th episode of the podcast! We answer listener questions and share memories of some of our favorite moments from the podcast and the Switch Headz community. We also discuss the recent Nintendo and gaming news and rumors including the final Super Mario Bros. movie trailer, The Pokémon Company hiring a NFT expert, the lack of Tears of the Kingdom at PAX East, 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 0:07:40 News and Rumors 0:40:07 200 Episodes 1:51:12 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Six Months of Splatoon 3 & Six Years of Switch - #199

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2023 101:58


    This week Sara Waldman aka Ivy guests and we talk about the current state of Splatoon 3 with the recent updates. We also celebrate 6 years of the Nintendo Switch! Of course we discuss the recent Nintendo and gaming news and rumors including more Switch Pro leaks, the Metroid franchise getting attention, lots of Mario news for MAR10 day, 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 0:06:06 News and Rumors 0:36:51 Six Years of Switch 0:48:07 Splatoon 3 1:32:56 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Sara's Novels: http://www.shorturl.at/knpz5

    Finally! We Can Sleep with our Pokémon - #198

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2023 82:17


    This week we're joined by Ryan Upchurch to talk about the Pokémon Presents announcements. Was this presentation disappointing or does it mean Pokémon is slowing down and taking their time with the games? We also discuss the recent Nintendo and gaming news and rumors including confirmation Nintendo is skipping E3, the upcoming Mario movie direct, new Switch Pro 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 0:08:06 News and Rumors 0:31:57 Pokémon Presents 1:11:10 Games We're Playing   Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Nintendo's Weirdest Marketing Stunts - #197

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2023 85:45


    This week on Matthew's last official episode as a host, we reminisce and talk about some of the strangest marketing and publicity stunts Nintendo pulled. Of course we cover the recent gaming news and rumors as well, including the first Tetris movie trailer, Nintendo at PAX East, new details on Splatoon 3's next 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. LONG LIVE MATT!! 0:00:00 Introduction 0:09:41 News and Rumors 0:32:00 Nintendo's Weirdest Marketing Stunts 1:08:11 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Was that the Greatest Direct of All Time? - #196

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2023 128:00


    This week Jordan Willis guests to talk about the February 2023 Nintendo Direct and our thoughts on all the announcements. We also discuss all the recent Nintendo news and rumors including the latest Nintendo Switch sales numbers, the Super Mario Bros. Movie marketing, the Microsoft Activision deal, 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 0:7:58 News and Rumors 0:42:55 February ‘23 Direct 1:56:36 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Why We Abandon Games - #195

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2023 103:03


    This week, on the 4 year anniversary of the show, Robert Segovia guests and we talk about quitting a game before finishing it. We dig into the feelings around of letting go and being okay with not beating video games you've started. We also have a special announcement near the top of the episode. Of course we discuss all the recent Nintendo news and rumors too, including the return of vouchers to the US, Nintendo winning a drift lawsuit, live service games being shut down, 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 0:08:01 Special Announcement 0:14:58 News and Rumors 0:43:41 Abandoning Games 1:26:14 Games We're Playing   Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    GoldenEye's Rerelease Deserves Better - #194

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 88:31


    We're joined by Paul Cyphers this week to reminisce about our experiences of Goldeneye 007 and discuss the return of the game on Nintendo and Microsoft platforms. We also cover all the recent Nintendo news and rumors including Nintendo Direct rumors, Nintendo allegedly not appearing at E3 this summer, Mario themed pizza in Germany, 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 0:08:22 News and Rumors 0:30:08 Goldeneye 007 1:13:01 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Fire Emblem Engage Brings the Camp! - #193

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 98:19


    Summer Rain returns this week to dive deep into our early impressions of Fire Emblem Engage. We also cover all the recent Nintendo news and rumors including the possibility of a Nintendogs mobile game, an alleged Baten Kaitos remake, Switch sales and production news, and troubles in the gaming industry. 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 0:36:46 Fire Emblem Engage 1:25:36 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Tears of the Kingdom: What to Expect - #192

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 87:05


    We're joined by Stephanie Klimov this week to talk about all the fan theories and speculation on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, as well as our hopes for the game. We also cover all the recent Nintendo news and rumors including Super Mario Odyssey sequel or DLC rumors, an upcoming Pokémon Scarlet and Violet update, reactions to The Last of Us TV show, 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 0:06:30 News and Rumors 0:27:35 The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom 1:16:18 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Toree 3D & Super Kiwi 64: Creating "Snack" Games w/ Siactro - #191

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 97:25


    This week we're joined by developer Marcus Horn of Siactro to talk about his work making shorter, retro-style 3D platformers like Macbat 64, Toree 3D, and most recently Super Kiwi 64. We also cover the recent Nintendo news and rumors including chatter about a Legend of Zelda movie, Microsoft allowing QA workers to unionize, the most recent Splatfest in Splatoon 3, 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 0:07:30 News and Rumors 0:28:34 Siactro's Games - Dev Interview 1:25:20 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Siactro: https://store.steampowered.com/curator/41767295

    Nintendo 2023 Predictions Episode! - #190

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 106:32


    It's a new year and everyone's wondering what Nintendo will do in 2023. So it's time to go over all the announcements and games we already know about, and speculate on all the rumors and unknowns. We also cover the recent Nintendo news and rumors including The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom leaks, more Switch Pro chatter, Bandai Namco hiring for a project with Nintendo, 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 0:06:42 News and Rumors 0:26:48 2023 Speculation 1:32:29 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Best of 2022: The 4th Annual Golden Headz - #189

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 82:02


    It's time once more for the Switch Headz year in review show: The 4th Annual Golden Headz Awards. We give our picks for the best in video games this year as well as awards for categories like Best Leak and Best Pokémon Game. We also cover the recent Nintendo news and rumors including the Inside The House of Indies presentations, a new Splatfest and tri-color battle update coming, 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 0:04:58 News and Rumors 0:16:56 Golden Headz 2022 1:12:00 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Playing Every Metal Gear Solid Game in a Row - #188

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 98:40


    We're joined by Joe Kotinsly to talk all about the Metal Gear Solid series. With David having played every game in the series for the first time back-to-back this year, we discuss what makes this series so special and help put the games in their historical context. We also go over all the Nintendo news and rumors including Super Nintendo World in Hollywood opening in 2023, the Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters coming to Switch, Epic paying a pair of big settlements, 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 0:07:21 News and Rumors 0:33:13 Metal Gear Solid 1:26:35 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 were... Actually Pretty Good? - #187

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 115:02


    Miles Luna joins to break down The Game Awards. Are they trying to give out awards or make announcements? We also discuss all the Nintendo news and rumors like the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tracks, Splatoon 3's Chill Season, Mario Strikers: Battle League's last update, Microsoft's acquisition of Activision, a lawsuit against Epic in Canada, 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 0:10:21 News and Rumors 0:49:31 The Game Awards 1:38:26 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ 

    Super Xenoblade Headz (Spoiler Discussion) - SPECIAL #21

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 99:11


    It's heavy spoiler warnings for this week's episode as Dan, Emma, and Matthew discuss the Xenoblade franchise. Are you a Xenohead and want to learn more about lore? Did you play all the Xenoblade games but don't have a clue about who or what Klaus is? If you answered yes to the previous questions, this episode is for you! Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:01:35 Themes in Xenoblade 0:03:55 The Story, before the stories 0:08:40 Xenoblade Chronicles 0:11:19 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 0:18:45 Xenoblade Chronicles 3 0:23:05 XBC 3 - Chapter 1 0:28:55 XBC 3 - Chapter 2 0:32:25 XBC 3 - Chapter 3 - 4 0:38:30 XBC 3 - Chapter 5 0:44:28 XBC 3 - Chapter 6 0:54:00 XBC 3 - Chapter 7 + Ending 1:04:00 Xenoblade - Questions and Speculation   Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Premium Edition Games Gets Physical - #186

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 106:51


    This week Barry Carenza from Premium Edition Games guests to talk about his company and the process of creating physical editions of smaller, modern retro indie titles. We also discuss all the Nintendo and gaming news and rumors including the new Fire Emblem Engage trailer, the incredible Pokémon Scarlet & Violet sales numbers, Golf coming to Nintendo Switch Sports, 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 0:08:44 News and Rumors 0:43:42 Premium Edition Games 1:30:57 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Pokémon Scarlet/Violet: The Good, the Jank, and the Ugly - #185

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 89:57


    This week Chad Andrews joins to talk about our thoughts so far on Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. We also discuss all the video games and Nintendo news and rumors including the upcoming Mario Kart DLC tracks, Sonic creator Yuji Naka's arrest, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom being rated in a region, 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 0:05:26 News and Rumors 0:26:15 Pokémon Scarlet & Violet 1:17:40 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Virtual Boy: What the Hell Happened? - #184

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 88:39


    Guesting this week is Cina Saffary to talk about the Virtual Boy, the history, the experience of playing it, and Cina's recent repairs to his childhood Virtual Boy. We also cover all the Nintendo and gaming news and rumors including Splatoon 3's Chill Season, the Indie World showcase, Game Award Nominees,Nintendo's updated financial 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 0:07:04 News and Rumors 0:31:27 Virtual Boy 1:15:03 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Bayonetta 3 Brings the Series to Climax - #183

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 91:38


    Summer Rain returns to the podcast to talk all about first impressions of Bayonetta 3. We also cover all the Nintendo and gaming news and rumors including Mario Party's composer Mitsuda having songs rejected, the PSVR2 price,  NASCAR driver Ross Chastain using a technique from a video 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 0:07:16 News and Rumors 0:30:24 Bayonetta 3 1:22:24 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Super Nintendo Trivia Headz: David vs Matt - SPECIAL #20

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 42:06


    This week we play a round of Nintendo trivia. David and Matthew go head to head while Patrick asks the questions. Who will come out on top? Lots of interesting and obscure Nintendo facts in this one. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts. 0:00:00 Introduction 0:04:15 Nintendo Trivia Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Aero GPX Creator on Scratching the F-Zero Itch - #182

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 91:51


    This week Aaron McDevitt joins to talk about his upcoming game Aero GPX, inspired by the F-Zero franchise. He shares about his experience working on the game and the current Kickstarter campaign. We also cover all the Nintendo and gaming news and rumors including the continuing Bayonetta 3 voice actor controversy, news outlets playing Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, 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 0:07:09 News and Rumors 0:25:41 Aero GPX 1:18:37 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Aero GPX Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/aaronmac64/aero-gpx

    Mama Mia, We're Ranking the 2D Mario Games! - #181

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 102:19


    This week your hosts rank the 2D Mario games from best to worst! We also cover all the Nintendo and gaming news and rumors including the Bayonetta 3 voice actor controversy, new game releases, 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 0:09:22 News and Rumors 0:40:37 2D Mario Ranked 1:30:55 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Revisiting the Console Wars with a Sega Kid - #180

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 91:00


    Comedian Ron Lechler joins this week to reminisce about the great console war between Nintendo and Sega in the late 1980s and 1990s. We also cover all the news and rumors including the first Mario movie trailer, Killer Queen Black shutting down, Pilotwings 64 on 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 0:06:29 News and Rumors 0:37:20 Console Wars 1:17:32 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Will Cloud Gaming Die with Stadia? - #179

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 86:37


    Could Cloud Gaming Die with Stadia? - #179 - #179 This week Kerry Chandler guests as we discuss the shutdown of Google Stadia and the state of cloud gaming in the industry. We also cover all the other recent news and rumors including the Nintendo Pictures website going live, details on the Retro Studios pitch for Heroes of Hyrule, 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 0:06:16 News and Rumors 0:38:16 Cloud Gaming 1:15:56 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Checking in on Four Years of NSO - #178

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 95:10


    We're joined by Jay Rios to talk about Nintendo Switch Online. As the service is now over four years old, it's time to check in on how it's doing. We also cover all the other recent news and rumors including Splatoon 3's first post-launch Splatfest, new Picross, E3 coming back, a tease for the Mario movie teaser trailer, 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 0:06:34 News and Rumors 0:38:31 Nintendo Switch Online 1:18:23 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Splatoon 3 is So Hot Right Now - #177

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 77:06


    This week Sharareh Kermani guests and we discuss our impressions of Splatoon 3 so far.. We also cover all the other recent news and rumors including Tokyo Game Show, the GTA 6 leak, PSVR games being incompatible with PSVR2 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 0:05:00 News and Rumors 0:23:34 Splatoon 3 1:10:00 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    September 2022 Nintendo Direct Reactions - #176

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 111:27


    We're joined by Kyle Baker to give our thoughts and reactions to the September 13th Nintendo Direct. We also cover all the other recent news and rumors including Splatoon 3's incredible sales in Japan, the Sony Playstation State of Play, a new Pokémon Scarlet and Violet trailer 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 0:05:21 News and Rumors 0:33:51 September Nintendo Direct 1:41:17 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/  

    Willing the September Direct into Existence - #175

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 91:18


    This week Sara Waldman joins and we talk about what we might see in a September Nintendo Direct. Do we even need a Direct right now? We also cover all the other recent news and rumors including Sakurai's YouTube channel, Splatoon 3's pre-launch Splatfest, Retro Studios' canceled Sheik 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 0:07:48 News and Rumors 0:38:36 September Nintendo Direct 1:13:18 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Listener Q&A Episode 2022! - SPECIAL #19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 51:56


    In this special episode David, Matthew, and Patrick take listener questions about gaming, Nintendo, and the podcast. How does David really feel about pickleball? What new Nintendo game would have blown our 13 year-old minds? Find out those answers and more. 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/

    We Need to Talk About Embracer Group - #174

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 77:37


    This week Daniel Murphy aka DCD joins to talk through the recent spate of acquisitions in the video game industry by Embracer Group. Just what is Embracer Group, and what do they own now? We also cover all the other recent news and rumors including reports of sexual harrasment at Nintendo of America, the release of Kirby's Dream Buffet, 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 0:07:04 News and Rumors 0:33:25 Embracer Group 1:08:46 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Booyah! Splatoon 3 Isn't Squiddin' Around - #173

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 103:34


    Alex Von Kurkendoll joins this week to talk about the Splatoon 3 Direct and our thoughts on the upcoming title. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including details on Kirby's Dream Buffet, the hidden modes discovered in Super Punch Out, the Forspoken ad that's been maligned, 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 0:07:13 News and Rumors 0:33:42 Splatoon 3 Direct 1:29:46 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    We're Getting Hyped for Pokémon Scarlet & Violet - #172

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 89:23


    This week Robert Traylor joins to talk about the new Pokémon Scarlet & Violet news from the latest Pokémon Presents. We also cover all the other recent news and rumors including the new Mario Kart 8 courses, Nintendo's latest financial and sales numbers, a live action Pac-Man movie in the works, 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 0:08:11 News and Rumors 0:43:41 Pokémon Scarlet & Violet 1:16:49 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    We're Really Feeling Xenoblade Chronicles 3 - #171

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 99:43


    Emma Brockway joins this week to talk about Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and our first impressions of the game. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the newest Mario Kart 8 DLC, the Meta Quest 2 price hike, rumors of Sony aqcuiring Square Enix, 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 0:07:33 News and Rumors 0:36:59 Xenoblade Chronicles 3 1:23:42 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    The Future of E3 and Fan Conventions - #170

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 101:50


    Summer Rain joins to talk about E3 returning in 2023 with ReedPop running the show, other gaming conventions, and convention culture in general. As always we cover all the recent Nintendo news and rumors including the Mario Strikers update, new NSO games, wild F-Zero 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 0:07:53 News and Rumors 0:28:53 E3 and Conventions 1:21:34 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Pitching Movies for Nintendo Pictures - #169

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 83:54


    Chris McKeever joins this week to talk about Nintendo's acquisition of Dynamo Pictures, now Nintendo Pictures, what this means and what kind of film projects we'd like to see from Nintendo. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the Kirby's Dream Buffet announcement, Bayonetta 3 being dated, Nintendo recognizing same-sex marriages in Japan, the Unity merger, 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 0:08:09 News and Rumors 0:35:44 Nintendo Pictures 1:11:11 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Why You Should Care About Digimon ft. Donnie - #168

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 70:28


    Donnie Meyer joins to talk about the Digimon franchise and the upcoming game Digimon Survive. As always we cover all the recent gaming and Nintendo news and rumors including the Splatoon 3 OLED Switch model, Pokémon Puzzle League joining Nintendo Switch Online, E3 returning in 2023, 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 0:06:17 News and Rumors 0:31:08 Digimon 0:55:56 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Sonic Origins Cinematics Director Talks Animation in Games - #167

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 82:48


    This week Kellan Stover joins to talk about his work in 2D animation & making cutscenes and trailers for video games, specifically the recently released Sonic Origins. We also cover all the recent news and rumors including the new NSO Genesis games, Nintendo trademarks, Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, Switch Pro speculation, 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 0:06:53 News and Rumors 0:34:00 2D Animation in Games 1:10:51 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Nintendo Direct Mini Partner Showcase 2022 Reactions - #166

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 87:25


    This week we discuss our reactions to the Nintendo Direct Mini Partner Showcase. The Partner Showcase is back, how does it stack up? As always we cover all the recent gaming and Nintendo news and rumors including the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct, Metroid Prime rumors, Chris Pratt's Mario voice, 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 0:05:34 News and Rumors 0:32:05 Nintendo Direct Mini Partner Showcase 1:13:35 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    Does Mario Strikers Break Mario Sports' Losing Streak? - #165

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 100:21


    Andrew Musil joins to talk about the recent release Mario Strikers: Battle League and the state of Mario sports titles on the Switch. Does Mario Strikers: Battle League have the same problems as Mario Tennis Aces and Mario Golf: Super Rush? As always we cover all the recent gaming and Nintendo news and rumors including Direct rumors, an alleged leak for a new Fire Emblem, the next part of the Final Fantasy 7 remake, 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 0:33:42 Mario Strikers 1:27:53 Games We're Playing Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    E3 Not E3 Reactions - SPECIAL #18

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 44:40


    In this special episode hosts Matthew and David discuss their reaction to the gaming events of the summer so far including Summer Game Fest and the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase, along with a discussion on the state of E3.  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/

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