Game Buoy Podcast Episode 93 – Episode Ninty-Three: Do the Mario

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, September 27, 2015, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick look at the cultural impact that Mario has had!

FOLLOW UPS

Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator is coming to PS3 and PS4 in Japan next spring.

Hatsune Miku’s Persona 4: Dancing All Night DLC is making its way to North America.

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The “new” Final Fantasy Adventure game is a 3D remake of the original game.

Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS Force will be getting an English localization for its Asian release.

Persona 5 has been delayed until Summer 2016.

Star Fox Zero has been delayed until Spring 2016.

Dark Souls III will get a North American release in April.

Project X Zone 2 is adding characters from Fire Emblem awakening and Xenosaga/Xenoblade.

Project X Zone 2 is also adding Ryo from Shenmue and Estelle from Tales of Vespiria.

RELEASE DATES!

Project X Zone 2’s Noth American release is set for February 16.

Dragon Quest VII released on Japanese smartphones earlier this month!

Mighty No. 9 is set for a North American release on February 9, 2016.

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Japan gets Hyrule Warriors Legends in January.

Dragon Quest Builders hits Japan on January 28, 2016.

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness will release in Japan on February 25, 2016.

OMG NEWS

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue has been announced for PS4.

Mega Man Legends is getting a PSN release!

Tatsumi Kimishima-san has been announced as Nintendo’s interim president.

A “Persona 5 special anime” was announced at the Persona Special Stage event at Tokyo Games Show.

Star Ocean: Second Evolution is releasing for both PS4 and Vita.

Hatsune Miku Project Diva X releases March 2016 for Vita and Fall 2016 for PS4.

Gravity Rush Remastered and Gravity Rush 2 are on their way to PS4 next year.

Danganronpa V3 has been announced for PS4 and Vita.

Vanillaware’s new mecha game is Sentinel Aegist Rim.

SaGa Scarlet Grace has been announced for Vita in 2016.

The first Yakuza game is getting an HD remake for PS4.

Yakuza 6 has been announced for PS4.

Bloodborne: The Old Hunters is an upcoming expansion releasing this November.

One Piece: Burning Blood has been announced for PS4 and Vita.

King of Fighters XIV relases in 2016 for PS4.

DOOM AND GLOOM

Final Fantasy VII G Bike shuts down in December.

Danganronpa’s smartphone game ends service in November.

SOOOOOOO CONTROVERSIAL

Capcom isn’t making Monster Hunter Freedom Unite compatible with iOS9.

– The PS3 and 360 version of Black Ops III will not feature a single player campaign.

DISCUSSION TOPIC

This week, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick wrap up their Mario Month celebration of 30 years of Mario by taking a look at the cultural impact that both Mario the character and Mario the game series have had both in the world of games…AND BEYOND!

WHAT’S UP

Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick have both been engrossed with Mario Maker. Captain Spike has also been playing Destiny.

 

EXITLUDE

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