Episode 61 – The Games of the Year of Luigi

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Our Games of the Year of Luigi picks!

Also, picks from @MableGrl3, @tylerohlew (StickItInYourPocket), and @fix_your_face (Qoopa Klub Podcast)

Categories:

Best Soundtrack

Best Art Design

Best Writing or Localization

Best Virtual Console Release

Best Multiplayer Game

Best Remake/HD Port

Best eshop Exclusive

Best Game With Luigi In It

Overall Best Game

Final question: Was this the best year of Nintendo ever?

Games discussed: Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol, Attack of the Friday Monsters!, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Bravely Default, The Wonderful 101, Rayman Legends, 3D Streets of Rage, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Mario and Luigi: Dream Team, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, Mega Man X, Pokemon Y, Inazuma Eleven, NES Remix

Music:

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds – Lorule Overworld

Earthbound – Onett

Streets of Rage – Violent Breathing

Super Mario 3D World – Double Cherry Pass

The Bouncing Souls – Ship in a Bottle

Episode 58 – Sonic Boom Eleven

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News:

Sonic Boom

Nintendo Direct

Games:

Bravely Default, Batman: Arkham Origins, Pokemon Bank, Steel Diver Sub Wars, Ninja Gaiden, Inazuma Eleven

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Ninja Gaiden – Battlefield

Sonic Boom Six – Keep on Believing

Episode 56 – Trendy

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News:

Good News For People Who Love Bad News About Nintendo (financial stuff)

R.I.P. Greg Martin

Games:

Attack of the Friday Monsters, Summer Carnival ’92: Recca, Chibi-Robo: Photo Finder, Aquamoto Racing 3D, Bravely Default demo, Sonic the Hedgehog 1 (Game Gear), Sonic 2 (Master System), Sonic Chaos (Master System), Sonic Triple Trouble

Greg Martin tributes:

NintendoAge forums

MegaBites Blog

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Summer Carnival ’92: Recca – HYDE

Reel Big Fish – Trendy

Propagandhi – True (Concrete Blonde cover)

Books:

Gremlins – The Official Novelization

Episode 42 – Agility

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Nintendo Fun Club Podcast on iTunes

Games: Earthbound, Shantae, Attack of the Friday Monsters, Star Wars Pinball

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

7 Seconds – Get a Different Life