Game Buoy Podcast Episode 117 – Signal to Noise: Making Sense of the Nintendo NX Rumors

Ahoy, mateys, and welcome to the Game Buoy podcast – your twice monthly port of call for gaming news and views that maybe aren’t on your radar, but most definitely should be! On this episode, recorded Sunday, July 31, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick unpack the latest NX rumors to analyze what they could mean for Nintendo’s next piece of hardware.

FOLLOW UPS

http://kotaku.com/life-is-strange-is-getting-adapted-into-a-digital-tv-se-1784398251
http://www.usgamer.net/articles/sonys-adam-boyes-joins-iron-galaxy-as-ceo
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/26/pokmon-go-hit-75-million-downloads-around-world/
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/28/kain-highwind-jumps-action-dissidia-final-fantasys-latest-footage/
http://steamed.kotaku.com/dota-2-adds-vr-spectator-mode-1784488872
http://kotaku.com/fan-made-starcraft-rpg-finally-launches-1784419111
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/29/little-kings-story-hd-remaster-coming-pc-august/
http://kotaku.com/pokemon-go-plus-delayed-to-september-1784371328
http://kotaku.com/players-who-pre-purchase-world-of-warcraft-s-legion-exp-1784592375

RELEASE INFO

http://kotaku.com/berserk-musou-the-upcoming-title-from-koei-tecmo-is-b-1784298595
http://kotaku.com/https-www-youtube-com-watch-v-htnkopkngok-the-u-s-ve-1784214593
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/27/strategy-rpg-ambition-slimes-3ds-gets-august-11th-release-date/
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/25/yakuza-6-poetry-life-releasing-japan-december-8-will-kiryus-final-chapter/

http://www.usgamer.net/articles/yakuza-0-revisits-kazuma-kiryus-karaoke-past-on-jan-24-2017

http://www.usgamer.net/articles/rise-of-the-tomb-raider-comes-to-ps4-october-11-with-co-op-and-psvr-support
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/26/akibas-beat-releasing-japan-october-13-ps4-ps-vita/
http://kotaku.com/sonic-the-hedgehog-and-fantastic-beasts-headline-lego-d-1784168183

OMG NEWS

http://kotaku.com/the-new-sonic-the-hedgehog-game-is-reimagined-old-sonic-1784168746
http://kotaku.com/the-new-layton-game-is-called-lady-layton-1784370911
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/27/megaton-musashi-revealed-as-level-5s-fifth-cross-media-project/
– – http://kotaku.com/yokai-watch-is-heading-to-smartphones-in-japan-reports-1784372348
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/27/yo-kai-watch-also-getting-yo-kai-quiz-game-rhythm-game-smartphone/
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/27/snack-world-to-launch-for-smartphone-in-japan-in-april-2017-3ds-in-july-2017/
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/27/fantasy-life-2s-closed-beta-to-start-on-smartphone-in-japan-on-july-29/
http://www.usgamer.net/articles/dancing-is-overrated-ubisoft-reveals-just-sing
http://kotaku.com/hearthstones-new-adventure-is-one-big-party-1784519066
http://kotaku.com/playing-d-d-online-is-about-to-get-easier-1784473155
http://www.usgamer.net/articles/pac-man-championship-edition-2-arriving-this-september

SOOOOOOOOOO CONTROVERSIAL

http://kotaku.com/thats-one-way-to-fix-pokemon-gos-three-step-glitch-1784589719
http://kotaku.com/pokevision-and-other-pokemon-go-trackers-seem-to-have-b-1784602025
http://kotaku.com/pokemon-go-players-requesting-refunds-over-lack-of-trac-1784616329
http://kotaku.com/the-marvel-ultimate-alliance-re-release-was-bad-but-ma-1784577426
http://kotaku.com/the-death-of-disney-infinity-has-begun-1784537766
http://kotaku.com/twitch-streamer-swatted-while-playing-pokemon-go-outsid-1784309781

SMASH HIT!

http://yachtclubgames.com/2016/07/japan-localization/

DISCUSSION

This week, on the heels of a slew of Nintendo NX rumors, the Podcast Pirates analyze what could very likely be the plans for the new hardware. They examine the latest rumors in the context of what we already know and with various patents filed by Nintendo, and the business, design, and gameplay implications of a likely handheld/home console hybrid.

Further reading: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-07-26-nx-is-a-portable-console-with-detachable-controllers

WHAT’S UP

Captain Spike has been playing Monster Hunter Generations, World of Warcraft, and Smash Bros. First Mate Slagkick has been playing World of Warcraft.

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