A Look at Some Japanese Game Boy Pokemon Packaging

Still figuring out all this video business! Screw-ups this time around: mirrored image, so everything is backwards; low quality video- should have used actual recording software rather than stream with Google Hangouts. I’ll keep at it!

Ryan takes a look at the Japanese packaging for Pokemon Green, Red, Trading Card Game, Pinball, and the boxed version of Pokemon Yellow for 3DS.

Final Thoughts – Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS)

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Dragon Quest VIII has been on my mind a lot lately, and for good reason: I’ve played it in some capacity almost every day since it launched at the end of January. It’s somewhat unusual for me to play a game near-daily for over a month, but the 3DS version of DQ VIII lends itself to this for two reasons: 1) it’s a fantastic RPG and 2) it’s an incredible portable port, full of player-time-respecting tweaks.

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Episode 129 – Oh, U

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In this episode John and Ryan say goodbye to the Wii U with some of our favorite memories and games, but first plan our shopping carts for Switch launch day!

News:

Nintendo reveals Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC – new story, hard mode, more

TowerFall creator announces Celeste for Switch

No VC, but Shovel Knight and Fast RMX at launch

Switch Joy-Con desyncing issue examined/

Japan Launch Day Software Lineup Confirmed (NeoGeo, Blaster Master, Puyo Puyo Tetris, more!)

Music:

No Use for a Name – Hybrid Moments (Misfits cover) (*NEW* Unofficial Nintendo Fun Club Theme Song (through the Switch launch))

Fall Out Boy – Miss Missing You

Episode 127 – Welcome to Janesville

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News:

The Dying Man Who Found Hope in ‘Breath of the Wild’

Game Informer Breath of the Wild Hub

David Wise composing Snake Pass

Netflix is making a Castlevania series written by Warren Ellis

The First Time Warren Ellis Wrote A Castlevania Animation, Ten Years Ago

Games:

Fire Emblem Heroes, Dragon Quest VIII 3DS, A Link Between Worlds

Music:

No Use for a Name – Hybrid Moments (Misfits cover) (*NEW* Unofficial Nintendo Fun Club Theme Song (through the Switch launch))

Alkaline Trio – Your Neck

Episode 126 – Imagine Dragon Quest

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News:

Pokken Tournament players raise $15k for the Make-a-Wish foundation

Nintendo’s First-Ever Super Bowl Ad Features Nintendo Switch, The Legend of Zelda, and Imagine Dragons, unforch

Splatoon 2 voice chat features future clarified – set play appointments, private battle voice options

Switch online service to cost roughly the equivalent of $17-26 per year

Games:

Fire Emblem Heroes, Dragon Quest VIII 3DS, Donkey Kong ’94, Pokemon Duel

Music:

No Use for a Name – Hybrid Moments (Misfits cover) (*NEW* Unofficial Nintendo Fun Club Theme Song (through the Switch launch))

Screeching Weasel – Pauline

Episode 125 – A Church in the Middle of Nowhere

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News:

Tomorrow Corporation Bringing Three Titles To Switch On Launch Day

Mario Sports Superstars And Tank Troopers Receive North American Release Dates

(Switch ports)

Dragon Quest Heroes I & II Is More Than Just A Port, Square Enix Says

NIS on porting from PS4 to Switch, why Disgaea 5 was chosen as first game for the system

I Am Setsuna Switch-specific PvP mode detailed

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers

Games:

Pokemon Moon, Dragon Quest VIII 3DS, Panzer Dragoon II Zwei

Music:

No Use for a Name – Hybrid Moments (Misfits cover) (*NEW* Unofficial Nintendo Fun Club Theme Song (through the Switch launch))

Propagandhi – Today’s Empires, Tomorrow’s Ashes

Episode 124 – All the Right Moves

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Good Switch Takes: Nintendo Voice Chat, Nintendo Lovefest, 8-4 Play, Gamebuoy

Chris Scullion’s hands-on Switch impressions

Opinion: Switch Isn’t for Everyone, But It’s Definitely For Me (Jeremy Parish)

News:

Fire Emblem Direct

Games:

Mother 3, Style Savvy Fashion Forward, Trauma Center Second Opinion, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Bomberman 64, Pokemon Moon, Xenoblade Chronicles, Dragon Quest VIII 3DS

Music:

No Use for a Name – Hybrid Moments (Misfits cover) (*NEW* Unofficial Nintendo Fun Club Theme Song (through the Switch launch))

My Chemical Romance – It’s Not a Fashion Statement, it’s a Deathwish