Live A Live Review, Inbox Q&A | Everything about Nintendo

Brian is on vacation this week, so on this episode of All Things Nintendo, he’s joined by editor Andrew Reiner to answer questions from listeners. Then, after the break, Brian gets the final verdict on Live A Live, the new HD-2D remake of Square Enix’s cult favorite RPG. Finally, Jill Grodt joins All Things Nintendo for the last time as a member of the game informant staff to give us indie games to watch in the near future.

If you want to follow the people of this episode on Twitter, click on the following links: Brian Shea (@brianpshea), Andrew Reiner (@Andrew_Reiner), Jill Grodt (@finruin)

The All Things Nintendo Podcast is a weekly show where we can celebrate, discuss and break down all the latest games, news and announcements from the industry’s most recognizable name. Each week, Brian is joined by different guests to talk about what’s going on in the world of Nintendo. Along the way, they’ll share personal stories, discover hidden gems in the eShop, and even revisit the classics we all grew up with. A new episode comes out every Friday!

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00:00:00 – Presentation
00:02:27 – Why doesn’t Nintendo have trophies?
00:07:30 – Will success make Nintendo play it safe?
00:13:16 – Which Nintendo games need more power?
00:16:55 – Non-Pokémon Game Freak Games
00:21:16 – What would your Pokemon night be?
00:24:43 – Which characters should come to Mario Strikers?
00:31:45 – The future of Zelda descendant games
00:36:58 – Under the radar of Nintendo games
00:39:41 – Our musical tastes
00:44:14 – Will we get a new Star Fox or F-Zero first?
00:48:42 – Live Live Review
01:02:10 – Personal news from Jill
01:03:27 – Final ranking: Jill’s indie games on the horizon
01:18:37 – eShop Gem of the Week: Apico


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