August 12, 2015

NXpress #18: ‘Tembo the Badass Elephant’ and our ‘Mortal Kombat’ special

The smash hit Mortal Kombat was everywhere in the early ’90s. Created by Ed Boon and John Tobias, the game was on every system, in every arcade, and sparking controversy with its levels of bloody violence. The Fatalities, in part, led to the creation of the ESRB video game rating […]
July 30, 2015

NXpress #17: ‘The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth’ and ‘Never Alone’

This week we take a break from discussing Nintendo’s first party games and focus on some indie gems instead. Up first is our discussion of The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, a twisted, rogue-like, twin-stick shooter/dungeon crawler developed by Edmund McMillen. Ending the show is our review of Never Alone, an […]
July 22, 2015

NXpress #16: Virtual Boy 20 Year Anniversary & ‘Super Mario World 2 Yoshi’s Island’

The Virtual Boy proved to be a dismal failure for Nintendo but on its 20-year anniversary, we look back and discuss what was good about the console. Afterwards, we continue our Super Mario Bros. celebration and review Super Mario World 2 Yoshi’s Island. Since appearing in Super Mario World, Yoshi […]
July 13, 2015

NXpress #15: In memory of Satoru Iwata

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55. He was an immensely influential figure both within the industry and with Nintendo fans, and he will be forever missed. Iwata-san’s leadership has been a strong force for good in the gaming industry and so today we honour […]
July 8, 2015

NXpress #14: Deciding Nintendo’s best console

The Virtual Boy proved to be a dismal failure for Nintendo but in many ways it was ahead of its time. The Nintendo DS came at the perfect time, long before mobile games and remains the second best-selling video game console of all time (beaten out by the PlayStation 2). […]
June 26, 2015

NXpress #13: Brick by brick, a celebration of Super Mario Bros.

Thirty years later after the release of Super Mario Bros., Mario remains the face of video gaming and one of the most recognizable characters in any medium. He’s appeared in two hundred games, collectively selling over two hundred million units and thanks to the heroic Italian plumber, Nintendo helped end […]
June 18, 2015

NXpress #12: E3 2015 special part two – Nintendo’s digital event

This week, Sound On Sight contributor Ryan Espinoza joins us to discuss his first trip to E3. During our main event, we break down Nintendo’s digital conference and focus on their upcoming lineup of games for the WiiU. Closing off the show is our discussion of the soon-to-be-released 3DS games, […]
June 15, 2015
Nintendo World Championships 2015

NXpress #11: E3 2015 special part one and the 2015 Nintendo World Championships

In honour of E3, we decided to deliver a bonus podcast this week. Kicking off the show is our discussion of Masahiro Sakurai’s special video presentation for Super Smash Bros. and our opinion on the footage being leaked a day early. In our main event, we sit down and interview […]
June 10, 2015

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

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 […]
June 3, 2015

NXpress #9: ‘Splatoon’ and the 2015 Nintendo World Championships qualifying round

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 […]