Player One Podcast

Player One Podcast

Canada

Join ex-game journalists Chris Johnston, Phil Theobald, Greg Sewart and their buddy Mike Phillips as they talk about console/portable/PC games, babies, and the meaning of life.

Episodes

546: That’s My Alf Story  

This week! This week! Wait, maybe Nintendo’s gonna make a Super Nintendo Mini after all, Target gets all Mario Kart 8 Deluxed up, Call of Duty returns to its roots, everyone but CJ plays Wonder Boy, we talk about the Disney Afternoon Collection, and there’s a whole big thing about gambling mechanics in free to play games (a handy chapter at that part will allow you to skip right over if your podcast client supports it!). Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Scoopfest Vegas ‘17 Info! Nintendo might make a Super NES Mini after all Mario Kart 8 Deluxe out this week, Target decked out Call of Duty returns to World War II roots Bandai Namco trademarks Pac-Man Maker Wonder Boy Dev Diary 1 Full Throttle Remastered Flinthook The Disney Afternoon Collection Wonder Boy III The Dragon’s Trap Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Persona 5 Fate/Extella The Umbral Star Power Rangers Mega Battle

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

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Running time: 1:34:30

 

545: Big Baby Con  

This week! Nintendo doesn’t like money yet they do like money under certain circumstances (NES Classic vs. Switch), Nintendo Direct stuff, self-serve digital refunds for Xbox Live content, the demo that cost Sega some sales, a buncha books you can read about games and so much more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Nintendo discontinues the NES Classic Switch has the strongest first month in Nintendo history in the US Nintendo Direct stuff! Microsoft to allow self-service refunds on Xbox One/Windows 10 Uncharted The Lost Legacy out in August Druckmann/Hulst interview (Horizon Zero Dawn) Star Wars Battlefront II trailer

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:39:48

Book list

Takahashi, Dean - Opening the Xbox: Inside Microsoft’s Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution (2002) https://www.amazon.ca/Opening-Xbox-Microsofts-Entertainment-Revolution/dp/0761537082

 

Kent, Steven L. - The Ultimate History of Video Games: From Pong to Pokemon and Beyond… (2001)

https://www.amazon.ca/Ultimate-History-Video-Games-Pokemon/dp/0761536434/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492477578&sr=1-1&keywords=the+ultimate+history+of+video+games

 

Kushner, David - Masters of Doom (2004)

https://www.amazon.ca/Masters-Doom-Created-Transformed-Culture/dp/0812972155/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492477671&sr=1-1&keywords=masters+of+doom

 

Kunkel, Bill - Confessions of the Game Doctor (2005)

https://www.amazon.com/Confessions-Game-Doctor-Bill-Kunkel/dp/0964384892

 

Family Computer 1983-1994 (2003)

https://www.amazon.ca/Family-Computer-1983-1994-ISBN-4872338030/dp/4872338030

 

Herman, Leonard - Phoenix IV: The History of the Video Game Industry (2016)

https://www.amazon.ca/Phoenix-IV-History-Videogame-Industry/dp/1539031292/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492477933&sr=1-1&keywords=phoenix+iv

 

Szczepaniak, John - The Untold History of Japanese Video Game Developers Volume 1 (2014)

https://www.amazon.ca/Untold-History-Japanese-Game-Developers/dp/0992926009/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478002&sr=1-3&keywords=the+untold+history+of+japanese+game+developers

 

Szczepaniak, John - The Untold History of Japanese Video Game Developers Volume 2 (2016)

https://www.amazon.ca/Untold-History-Japanese-Game-Developers-ebook/dp/B01BS64E60/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478062&sr=1-1&keywords=the+untold+history+of+japanese+game+developers+volume+2

 

Horowitz, Ken - Playing at the Next Level: A History of American Sega Games (2016)

https://www.amazon.ca/Playing-Next-Level-History-American/dp/078649994X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478162&sr=1-1&keywords=playing+at+the+next+level

 

Scheff, David - Game Over: Press Start to Continue (1999)

https://www.amazon.ca/Game-Over-Nintendo-Conquered-World-ebook/dp/B0060AY98I/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478205&sr=1-1&keywords=game+over

 

Cohen, Scott - Zap! The Rise and Fall of Atari (1984)

https://www.amazon.ca/ZAP-Rise-Atari-Scott-Cohen/dp/0738868833/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478346&sr=1-1&keywords=zap+atari

 

Stuart, Keith - Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works (2014)

https://www.amazon.ca/Sega-Mega-Drive-Genesis-2014-11-06/dp/0957576811

 

Petronille, Marc & Audureau, William - The History of Sonic the Hedgehog (2014)

https://www.amazon.ca/History-Sonic-Hedgehog-Marc-P%C3%A9tronille/dp/1926778960/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478463&sr=1-1&keywords=history+of+sonic+the+hedgehog

 

Harris, Blake J. - Console Wars (2014)

https://www.amazon.ca/Console-Wars-Nintendo-Defined-Generation-ebook/dp/B00FJ379XE/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478577&sr=1-1&keywords=console+wars

544: No One Can Stop (The Internet)  

This week! We chat about the Xbox Scorpio specs, Atlus’ arcane Persona 5 streaming policies, PaRappa lag, LEGO City, some Zelda and a whole bunch more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Scoopfest Vegas ‘17 Info! Mike on the Antiques Roadshow Atlus’ Persona 5 streaming policy Microsoft Xbox Scorpio specs revealed Jak & Daxter PS2 games coming to PS4 AtGames Mini Genesis The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Beggar Prince LEGO City Undercover Has-Been Heroes Graceful Explosion Machine PaRappa the Rapper Remastered Shu Yoshida interview with Matsuura Vroom in the Night Sky True Crime Streets of LA AM2R Nintendo e-Card Reader

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:27:05

 

543: Slot Shaming  

This week! We talk April Foolins’, the LEGO City box art conundrum, Microsoft’s challenges with Scorpio, wrestling games and so. Much. More. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Scoopfest Vegas ‘17 Info! 15th Anniverary of the Sonic & Tails in Smash Bros. Melee trick EGM April Fools tricks LEGO City Undercover packaging kerfuffle Destiny 2 announcement video, more Mad Catz files for bankruptcy Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook Pocket Rumble Has-Been Heroes Snake Pass Horizon Zero Dawn Blaster Master Zero Rain World The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild All Walls Must Fall 2064: Read Only Memories Wisdom Tree NES Collection Shovel Knight Treasure Trove

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:36:16

 

542: Bippy Your Game  

This week! Destiny 2, what we wanna see from Microsoft/Sony/Nintendo at E3, Nintendo doubles their Switch forecast, we play a bunch of Breath of the Wild and so much more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of Interest:

Trickman Terry Sheng Long April Fools event Scoopfest Vegas ‘17 Info! Destiny 2 out in September - Poster leaks Microsoft introduces new controller Nintendo ups their forecast to 16m Switches before the end of the fiscal year Gamestop predicts shortages of Switch to last all year Eurogamer Ghostbusters VR Video Game Informer Show w/CJ Power Pros Podcast Episode 87 (w/CJ!) Family Guy Maude

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:38:14

 

541: Breathing Wildly  

This week! Kevin Larrabee joins us to talk about the Nintendo Switch, Xbox Game Pass, the Disney Afternoon Collection, and a whole lot of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Minor spoilers may apply (through Zora’s Domain only). Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Trickman Terry Sheng Long April Fools event Scoopfest Vegas ‘17 Info! Microsoft Xbox One Game Pass Mass Effect Andromeda .gifs/videos/voice acting Disney Afternoon Collection compilation from Capcom in April Nintendo Breath of the Wild Making-Of Videos BIMP 99: Preserving VIdeo Game History w/Frank Cifaldi

Check out Back In My Play at backinmyplay.com, The Fitcast Network at fitcast.network, and follow Kevin Larrabee on Twitter @kevinlarrabee.

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:52:51

 

540: Thoughtful Feeling  

This week! Rich Grisham joins the podcast to talk Switch, Zelda, Snipperclips, Blaster Master and more! Join us, won’t you?

Be sure to check out Out of the Park Baseball and the other shows Rich is on - the Press Row Podcast and the Doddcast. And visit Hit The Pass for your coverage of sports gaming past, present and future.

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:38:16

 

539: It Lingers  

This week! Nintendo Switch. All Nintendo Switch. Nothing but Nintendo Switch. Oh wait, and we talked (non-spoiler) about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. And Phil tasted a Switch game card. Join us, won’t you?

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

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Running time: 1:55:28

 

538: Twas The Week Before Switchmas  

This week! It's just a few more days until the launch of the Nintendo Switch, so we talk about Zelda, initial press impressions, Joy-Con syncing and more. Plus: Ys Origin, Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, LEGO Dimensions and more! Join us, won’t you?

Links of Interest:

The joycons have a problem maintaining signal when covered Digital Foundry’s unboxing and impressions (plus portable battery test) GameXplain’s OS Walkthrough Video Day one update adds ability to connect to hotel wifi hotspots via web applet Nintendo Minute interviews Koizumi No Virtual Console at launch Snipperclips is now an eshop launch game, $20, demo available Claim your User ID on your Nintendo Account, make child accounts Sunset Overdrive sequel? “Ask Microsoft.”

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

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Running time: 1:19:19

 

537: Switch Snitch Gets Stitched  

This week! Kevin Larrabee joins us to talk Zelda Expansion Pass, what we don’t yet know about Switch, some guy uploads videos of a stolen Switch, Project Scorpio still coming for holiday 2017, Vita news and so much more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Nintendo doing expansion pass for Zelda breath of the wild Videos of GameSpot, Giant Bomb playing 1-2 Switch Guy has a Nintendo Switch, does an unboxing video, turns out it was stolen, guy gives it back to Nintendo Employees of a distributor stole the Switches Report: Purchases tied to your Nintendo account, can be redownloaded PlayStation Now disappearing from some devices in August Microsoft reaffirms Project Scorpio coming holiday 2017 Microsoft announces its E3 2017 press conference, to be held on a Sunday!

Check out Back In My Play at backinmyplay.com, The Fitcast Network at fitcast.network, and follow Kevin Larrabee on Twitter @kevinlarrabee.

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

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Running time: 1:43:53

 

536: We’re All Just Renting  

This week! More Nintendo Switch talk, E3 lets the public in, Resident Evil VII VR, LEGO stuff and so much more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

The Verge: Nintendo missing a golden opportunity Video of 18 of the 28 minigames for 1-2 Switch Game Informer’s impressions of Breath of the Wild Game Informer gives dungeon details Breath of the Wild strategy guide available on Amazon Splatoon 2 spectator mode for private matches (eSports) Splatoon 2 Global testfire announced for March 24-26 Puyo Puyo Tetris coming April 25 E3 letting 15,000 members of the public in this year, tickets are $250 Valve is developing 3 games for VR Steam Direct replaces Steam Greenlight Castlevania TV show coming to Netflix South Park The Fractured But Whole delayed Where’s Herb? Hatsune Miku Domino’s Ad Computer Chronicles: Video Game Consoles Lazy Game Reviews: AOL

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:27:55

 

535: If You Say Please They Have To Let You  

This week! PS4 system updates, more Switch details, Zenimax wins their lawsuit against Oculus, Fire Emblem Heroes, Hitman, Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World, Alone With You and much, much more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Glixel podcast w/Ethan! PS4 system update 4.5 bringing a lot of great features Including a “Boost Mode” for PS4 Pro Zenimax awarded $500m in lawsuit against Oculus GameStop Circle of Life program Nintendo sold 1.5 million NES Classics Nintendo’s got a super bowl ad (and Extended version) Nintendo spending a lot of $$$ on marketing Kimishima says the Switch has the potential to sell as well as the Wii Kimishima says online service will be between $20-30 Kimishima says a 3DS successor is possible Switch may have VR? Switch online app means you could invite people into a lobby from social media Hideo Kojima says the Switch is a “gamer’s dream.” GameXplain’s Mario Odyssey trailer analysis Animal Crossing mobile is delayed Mutant Football League Kickstarter

Be sure to check out Out of the Park Developments' lineup of sports games, plus the other shows Rich is on - the Press Row Podcast and the Doddcast. And visit Hit The Pass for your coverage of sports gaming past, present and future.

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:38:18

 

534: Wear and Tear On Your Bag  

This week! MORE Switch preorders, Ethan tries a Switch, we’re not impressed by 4K gaming, LEGO Dimensions, Yakuza 0, Resident Evil VII VR and so much more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

NowInStock.net stock tracking Snap feature going away in next XBO update / Co-pilot mode coming New 3DS XL Pikachu model coming in February Xbox One Scorpio info from Eurogamer Phil Spencer says he’s played Scorpio games Brick Link (replacement LEGO stuff) LEGO Dimensions Resident Evil VII UPPERS Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 Yakuza 0 Hakchi2 Power Pros Podcast #79

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

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Running time: 1:38:21

 

533: Lethalest of Weapons  

This week! More Switch stuff plus a whole bunch of Fire Emblem. How do we feel about Nintendo’s latest foray into free to play? Find out! Plus: Dragon Quest 8, Alone With You, NES Classic hacks and more! Join us, won’t you?

Links of Interest:

Ethan Einhorn Bingo Card Fire Emblem Direct Fire Emblem Echoes (remake of FE Gaiden) coming May 19 New Fire Emblem coming to Switch in 2018 Fire Emblem Warriors coming to Switch and N3DS Fire Emblem Heroes coming to mobile Feb. 2 Glixel’s Gacha Explanation HackChi 2 Alone With You Polygon: Oral History of Final Fantasy VII Fantasia (Genesis) Hercules PS1 Aladdin Genesis The Sweatbox - Documentary on Emporer’s New Groove Affordable Space Adventures Titanfall 2 dev laughs off doing Switch version

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

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Running time: 1:32:02

532: Pockets Full of Switch  

This week! Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 - all details revealed, no holds barred discussion. How many Switches did we preorde? Listen and FIND OUT. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Where are the Microsoft Exclusives?

Switch stuff:

Presentation Price, Release date Hardware & Peripherals Game lineup Treehouse stuff

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:54:55

 

531: Where Everybody Knows You're Lame  

This week! Mobile gets some bad Mega Man. Just a few more days until the Switch conference. Playing a video game in a bar. And oh so much more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of Interest:

Nintendo Switch Presentation Coming Up Shantae Half-Genie Hero Darkest Dungeon Paper Mario Color Splash Hacked NES Classic Edition A Boy and His Blob David Crane’s Jungle Adventure Kickstarter Overwatch Game & Wario Game & Wario: Gamer Stories: The Path of Destinies

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:40:49

 

530: Deep & Meaty - Our 2016 Favorites  

This week! Our favorite games of 2016. Don’t look at the show notes unless you want it spoiled. Join us, won’t you?

Favorite Handheld Game of the Year

Ethan: Odin Sphere Leifthrasir
Phil: Picross 3D Round 2
CJ: Pocket Card Jockey
Greg: Mario & Luigi Paper Jam

Biggest Disappointment

Ethan: No Man’s Sky
Phil: Mighty No. 9
CJ: Internet Toxicity
Greg: The NES Classic

Best Game From 2015 That We Played in 2016

Ethan: Steins;Gate
Phil: Rise of the Tomb Raider
CJ: Dragon Quest Heroes
Greg: Life Is Strange

Top 5s!

Ethan:

5. Watch Dogs 2
4. Ratchet & Clank
3. Titanfall 2
2. Uncharted 4
1. Fire Emblem Fates

Phil:

5. Uncharted 4
4. Pokémon Sun
3. Gravity Rush Remastered
2. Doom
1. Ratchet & Clank

CJ:

5. Dead Rising 4
4. Titanfall 2
3. Uncharted 4
2. The Last Guardian
1. Overwatch

Greg:

5. Picross 3D Round 2
4. Thumper
3. INSIDE
2. Forza Horizon 3
1. Formula 1 2016

What We’re Looking Forward To In 2017

Nintendo Switch Ys Origin The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Gran Turismo Sport

Other links of interest:

Doom - Documentary from NoClip Momodora Reverie Under the Moonlight Stardew Valley Tharsis Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Subnautica

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 2:02:06

529: Mario Ran  

This week! The last episode of the year (probably). More on Super Mario Run, Dead Rising 4, Picross E7, Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One VR Mission, Switch stuff and so much more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Super Mario Run - 40m downloads in 4 days (now 50m) 7% conversion in the US (not double digits) according to App Annie GamesIndustry.biz Super Mario Run’s Inevitable Backlash WSJ reporter: Nintendo has no plans to add levels to SMR What Super Mario Run would look like as a free to play game Tracer is queer, Overwatch fans erupt in excitement Sources: Nintendo Switch will have GameCube Virtual Console Support Back In My Play: The Legend of Zelda A Link Between Worlds Eurogamer: Nintendo Switch CPU/GPU clock speeds revealed Gamexplain: How Much Does Switch’s GPU Power Matter? Glixel: Bethesda’s Todd Howard speaks well of Switch Extra Credits: Why the Vita Failed Pikmin 3 Christmas Tree Level! Glixel: Top 50 games of the year SteamSpy - 38% of all games on steam came out in 2016 TouchArcade’s Top 100 Games of 2016 Dead Rising 4 The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Picross E7 Shantae Half-Genie Hero

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

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Running time: 1:42:12

528: Grabbed by the Gophers  

This week! Super Mario Run launches on the App Store. We played it. We have opinions. So do 40k consumers that 1-starred it. Oops. Also The Last Guardian, Picross E7, Steins;Gate and a whole bunch more. Happy holidays everyone! Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest!

“Last Christmas” - Wham! Super Mario Run Super Mario Run iTunes Page w/User Reviews Nintendo staff NSMB Wii U Super Play vids CJ gets called out by Natsume for messing up Wild Guns release date Nintendo Switch HMD for VR? Wild Guns Reloaded coming Dec. 20 Shantae: Half-Genie Hero The Last Guardian Polygon’s Last Guardian Guide Watch Dogs 2 Steins;Gate Gatebox - Anime Girl AI / Amazon Echo thing Picross E7 Goat Simulator Mount Your Friends Steamworld Heist Valkyria Revolution announcement Rise of the Tomb Raider Dead Rising 4 is a timed exclusive Midas Touch Games’ Fist of Physics Upload VR Road to VR

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

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Running time: 1:46:16

 

527: Constant Connection  

This week! Guest Kevin Larrabee joins us to talk about Mario Run’s connectivity needs, Miyamoto playing with The Roots, Sony doing a bunch of mobile things, The Last Guardian (no spoilers), and a whole bunch more. Join us, won’t you?

Links of interest:

Mario Run out this week on iOS Mario Run needs constant cell connection Switch/Breath of the Wild shown on Jimmy Fallon Miyamoto plays with The Roots Bully Anniversary out for mobile devices Sony entering mobile space with titles, controller Wild ARMs and more coming to mobile

Check out Back In My Play at backinmyplay.com, The Fitcast Network at fitcast.network, and follow Kevin Larrabee on Twitter @kevinlarrabee.

Check out Greg's web series Generation 16 (Episode 18 now available) - click here. And take a trip over to Phil's YouTube Channel to see some awesome retro game vids. Or check out Ethan's gaming blog at gamingunicorn.com

Own an iPhone/iPod touch? We've got an app for that--the Player One Podcast player app is available now. Play shows new and old, read show notes, access the show Twitter, website, email, and more! Click here to download.

Got an Android device? You can now download our app on the Amazon Android Appstore. Find out all about it here.

Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/p1podcast.

Thanks for listening! Don't forget to visit our new web site at www.playeronepodcast.com. Don't forget to join our forums if you haven't already!

Running time: 1:54:35

 

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