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 NES.
- 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!).
- The 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
- Did 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!
- The 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
- Void 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
- 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 that.
- 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
iTunes (or wherever you listen to podcasts. Even YouTube! ...because we
Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek Podcast your favorite
drop a review so we know how we’re doing, and feel free contact
us via email at email@example.com or
Twitter with any comments, questions, or suggestions for the show.
Thanks for listening, and we can’t wait to hear from you!
Geek to Geek Podcast Network:
Music by CarboHydroM