Game Buoy Podcast Episode 94 – Episode Ninty-Four: Leave Luck to Hell

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, October 18, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick look at Nintendo’s involvement with horror games!

FOLLOW-UPS

Overwatch’s beta begins October 27!

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax adds Kuroko Shirai as a playable character.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization has been announced for PS4 and Vita.

Laura, a Brazilian jiu jitsu fighter with electric powers, is the newest Street Fighter V character.

Zangief has been announced for Street Fighter V.

Final Fantasy baddies including Tonberry and Cactaur are coming to Lord of Vermilion Arena.

Dizzy has been announced as playable for Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator.

Allison Road’s Kickstarter has been cancelled, as the game has been picked up by publisher Team17.

One Piece: Burning Blood is headed west in 2016.

RELEASE DATES

Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Force, Vita – December 23 (JP)

Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival, Wii U – November 20 (EU), November 21 (JP)

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, Wii U – November 20

Monster Strike, 3DS – December 17 (JP)

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth, PS4 and Vita – February 2 (NA)

Hyperdimension Neptunia Rebirth 3: V Generation, PC – October 31

Steins;Gate 0, PS3, PS4, and Vita – December 10 (JP)

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3, PS4 and Vita – February 25 (JP)

OMG NEWS

Atlus has announced a new title in the form of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final.

Arino-san from Game Center CX will be a DLC costume for Super Mario Maker.

Muv Luv’s Kickstarter has reached its Android and Vita stretch goals.

SCEJA will host their annual PlayStation Awards event on December 3.

Marvel Puzzle Quest is coming to consoles without microtransactions.

Marvelous has announced a Vita beat ’em up called Uppers.

DOOM AND GLOOM

Rise of Incarnates is shutting down.

SOOOOOOOOOOOOO CONTROVERSIAL

Konami’s pachinko division has filed a trademark for Big Boss.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 is a glitchy mess.

DISCUSSION

This week, the Podcast Pirates look at Nintendo’s involvement with a genre not usually associated with the company: horror games! Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick look at their role in the Fatal Frame series, as well as the GameCube titles Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem and Geist.

RUMOR HAS IT

Nintendo has allegedly started sending NX dev kits to developers.

Wii U eShop data has been discovered for Twilight Princess HD.

SMASH!!

Rich Stanton on: Year Walk and the Future Nintendo Predicted (Eurogamer)

This wonderful essay from Rich Stanton looks at the obscure Swedish game Year Walk and how it embodies Nintendo’s vision of the future at the time they were developing the Wii U.

WHAT’S UP

First Mate Slagkick has been playing Read Only Memories, Super Mario Maker, Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, Rock Band 4, and Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. Captain Spike has been playing Super Mario Maker, Destiny, and Rock Band 4.

SOCIAL LINKS

This week on Game Booy we’re talking about horror games on Nintendo consoles! Which ones get you in the Halloween “spirit”?

Facebook Bone-Chilling Bonus: What horror game or franchise is six feet under that you’d like to see return from the dead as a Nintendo exclusive?

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