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NXpress #10: ‘Earthbound’ 20 Year Anniversary & ‘Adventures of Pip’

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The SNES is arguably home to some of the best Japanese role-playing games ever made, but even among such revered company, Earthbound (known as Mother 2 in Japan) stands as one of the most memorable games released on the system. Here to help us discuss Shigesato Itoi’s masterpiece is guest host, Chris...
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NXpress #9: ‘Splatoon’ and the 2015 Nintendo World Championships qualifying round

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This week, Patrick Murphy returns to the podcast to give us a full report of his experience competing in the 2015 Nintendo World Championships qualifying round. After which we all sit down to discuss Splatoon, a new online multiplayer shooter from Nintendo. Leave it to Nintendo to make a shooter...
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NXpress #8: Nintendo World Championships, ‘No More Heroes’ and Pac-Man’s 35th Anniversary

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Pac-Man is a cultural icon, a landmark in video game history, a symbol of an entire decade and one of the classics of the medium. The game celebrated its 35th anniversary this past weekend so we decided to take some time and discuss Toru Iwatani’s masterpiece. But first, we look...
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NXpress #7: ‘Splatoon’ review and the best Megaman games

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Ever since Mega Man was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987, Capcom has released over 50 sequels and spinoffs on multiple systems, making it Capcom’s most prolific franchise. 28 years later and the debate rages on… What is the best game in the franchise? This week, as a...
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NXpress #6: ‘The Wizard’ and ‘Mario Maker’

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Although e-sports have long been a part of video game culture since the early 70’s, competitions saw a large surge in popularity in 1989 when Universal Pictures-producedThe Wizard, a movie about a trio of kids who make their way to a national Nintendo video game championship for a grand prize...
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NXpress #5: Nintendo 2015 E3 predictions and the Nintendo Creators Program

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Every year E3, brings us the biggest gaming news of the year, as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo drop their biggest announcements about upcoming games, release dates and new consoles. With the three day conference fast approaching, we figured it would be a good time to release my 2015 predictions. With...
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NXpress #4: ‘Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows’ with David D’Angelo of Yacht Club Games

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This week, David D’Angelo, programmer of Shovel Knight joins us to discuss the video game industry as well as the soon to be released Plague of Shadows.  We also find time to list our most anticipated indie games of 2015 and look back on Battletoads and Battletoads and Double Dragon. All...
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NXpress #3: Twelve New ‘Super Smash’ Characters + Four Years Playing the 3DS

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This week in our main event, we list off the 12 characters we most want to see added to the Super Smash Bros. roster. But first we start by looking back at four years playing the 3DS. And ending the show is our post game content reviewing the cute monochrome...
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NXpress #2: The 100 greatest Nintendo games and our favourite easter eggs

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This week on the NXpress podcast (yes we changed our name), games-editor Mike Worby joins us in our very own version of Mario Party, in which we duke it out and list off the greatest Nintendo games ever made. But before we pull out the gloves we discuss our favourite...
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NXpress #1: Best of Nintendo Direct, Classic Boss Battles and the Future of Nintendo

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Nintendo which celebrated its 125th Anniversary last year has had an extraordinary history, originally producing handmade playing cards and several small niche businesses. But ever since 1977, Nintendo has grown into one of the world’s most prolific and beloved video game makers. Nintendo became a household name outside of Japan in...