Jun 3, 2016
In this episode:
- Nintendo! Nintendo! Nintendo! Admittedly, the
guys a’re fanboys, but they’ve earned that title. Both of their
earliest memories involve warm fuzzies emanating from the original
- Between Beej’s parents having Duck Hunt
competitions, and Void playing Super Mario Bros. at daycare, the
guys have both owned every single Nintendo system that was released
(except for Beej--he just couldn’t do it for the Wii U, and he
tells you why!).
Wii is one of the the most innovative consoles ever created, and it
ate up much of Void’s college years through Wii Sports Bowling, and
somehow Nintendo’s Wii Fit balance board made Beej have body image
issues (which may or may not be worse than the Nintendo 64 causing
him to week as an 8th grader).
the Wii U live up to its potential? And is buying one a regret Void
will take with him to the grave? No to both!
Nintendo 3DS may be the best console on the market right now.
Between the variety of models you can choose from, the massive
first-party game library, the virtual console, and the indie games
on the eShop, the 3DS has got it going on.
talks about his mad parenting skills. Unlike lots of parents, he
and his wife decided to give their children unlimited screen time
for their iPads and 2DS consoles. What that did was teach them that
there’s nothing inherently special about screens, gave them ability
to pause the game when life happens (and to know when to do so!),
and lets them have autonomy and discover their own boundaries. If
you like true, hardcore adulting with your geekery, this is the
podcast for you!
- What’s next for Nintendo? Well, the NX comes
out in early 2017 and might be a hybrid console. Or it might not
be! We don’t know! And Nintendo’s first foray into mobile gaming
with Miitomo seems like a miss, but the upcoming Fire Emblem,
Animal Crossing, and Pokemon Go titles should seriously make up for
- Beej’s Health Hack leveled up and got its own
weekly podcast! More health, more fitness, more geekery, and
definitely more of that wonderful Tennessee accent you all love so
much. Check it out on
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Even YouTube! ...because we fancy.)
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