Nintendo Heartcast Episode 061: 3rd Party Shuffle

We debate the impact of EA’s decision to abandon Nintendo and the highs and lows of last Friday’s Nintendo Direct.

By M. Noah Ward. Posted 05/22/2013 09:00 4 Comments     ShareThis

Nintendo Heartcast Episode 061: 3rd Party Shuffle

Nintendo Heartcast Episode 061: 3rd Party Shuffle

Noah and Evan debate the surprise and impact of EA’s Nintendo abandonment, third parties on Wii U and the fun and ho-hum items from last week’s Nintendo Direct.

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Recording Date
May 20, 2013

Noah and Evan

Show Contents
00:00:00 Introduction and Game Night Reminder
00:04:28 Player Input: Super Metroid and Other Metroid Awesomeness
00:14:48 Player Input: Kirby’s Adventure
00:18:46 Player Input: Fluidity Spin Cycle
00:23:44 Player Input: Liberation Maiden
00:25:38 Player Input: Mario Party 2 and More
00:28:41 Electronic Arts Abandonment and 3rd Party Support
00:45:08 May 17 2013 Nintendo Direct: Too much, too little?
01:14:29 Listener Feedback
01:31:34 Conclusion
01:32:38 Credits
01:33:34 Total Length


4 Responses to “Nintendo Heartcast Episode 061: 3rd Party Shuffle”

  • 849 points
    ejamer says...

    Is it Wednesday already? Yay!

  • 143 points
    oldmanstauf says...

    It was great hearing even a little bit about game music in this episode. I absolutely love game music and think it’s some of the most under appreciated works out there. It’s come a long way since the bleeps and bloops of the 80’s but I still have some OSTs of games back from the NES days and love them. I do believe the OST for Super Nintendo’s Final Fantasy III is the best I’ve heard on any Nintendo game and easily Uemastu’s best. Currently, I’ve really been enjoying the OST for Xenoblade Chronicles.

    Noah, I know you touched on this saying that Final Fantasy IV was one of your favorites, but if you had to choose, what is? Evan?

  • 177 points
    AceIcarus says...

    There is something I have been thinking lately about 2 things one is that it looks like nintendo direct is nintendos way of getting around the mainstream now think about the last few years kain and lynch is a good starting point if you get were im going with this another thing is that while everyone is upset about nintendo stepping on the toes of lets plays no one has put much thought as to why while i like lets plays (hint) i don’t thing this is about stopping lets plays or even money if you read the statement so if i’m to point out an optimistic posability its that nintendo might expanded the screen capturing ability of the wii u and 3ds wishful thinking i know i vote for kid icarus next game night oh and about the new x box lets say i had fun listening to everyone rant about it lastly i think you should have an open door policy about having a third pod-caster from guests like johntron from gamegrumps ( don’t bother with egoraptor since he dislikes being on podcasts) to whoever on the staff happens to be free on recording night

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