This week on All Things Nintendo, Brian invites one of his best friends and former games journalist, Keith Mathias, to chat about his experience as a brand new Switch owner 5 and a half years into the system’s lifecycle. Brian also gives his impressions of two new games on Switch, No Man’s Sky and Lego Bricktales. The two also answer some community questions.
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00:00:00 – Introduction
00:01:10 – First Nintendo Game/Favorite Nintendo Game
00:06:53 – Pokémon-Themed Splatoon 3 Splatfest
00:07:21 – No Man’s Sky Impressions
00:12:20 – Lego Bricktales Impressions
00:17:55 – Super Mario Movie Discussion
00:21:28 – Listener Q&A: Zelda Movie
00:25:53 – Listener Q&A: Virtual Console
00:36:20 – Listener Q&A: Nintendo Game Informer Cover Stories
00:40:02 – Listener Q&A: Double Dipping on Games
00:48:32 – What Took Keith so Long to Get a Switch
01:00:02 – Keith’s Thoughts on Breath of the Wild
01:06:31 – New Switch Owner Recommendations
01:44:14 – Definitive Ranking: Franchises Keith is Excited to Have Access To Again
01:51:09 – eShop Gem of the Week: Death’s Door
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