Game Buoy Podcast Episode 97 – Episode Ninty-Seven: Leave Luck To Heaven (History of Nintendo)

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, November 15, 2015, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick discuss the history of Nintendo!


Final Fantasy XI is coming to a close.

Sony has confirmed that Gravity Rush Remastered will get a retail version in North America after all.


A retail version of Life is Strange will be available on January 19.

Clannad’s English version hits Steam on November 23.


Kadokawa Games has announced God Wars for PS4 and Vita.

Demons Gaze II has been announced for release on Vita in 2016.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky 3rd Evolution has been announced.

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below is coming to Steam.

Aksys will be releasing Langrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei.

Danganronpa is getting a countdown livestream for its 5th anniversary.

Nintendo Badge Arcade is now available in the West.

Nintendo Direct 11/12/15

Twilight Princess HD is coming to Wii U next spring.

The new Zelda game is confirmed for 2016 release on the Wii U.

Splatoon has a new mega-update!

Pokemon Picross, a free to start game, will be released in December.

Pokken Tournament’s western release has been confirmed for 2016.

Star Fox Zero will come out on April 22.

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam will be out on January 22.

Megaman Legacy Collection is coming to 3DS with a limited gold Megaman amiibo.

Fire Emblem Fates will allow you to download the other titles at a discount, or you can get them all in a deluxe package.

Linkle, a female Link, has been announced for Hyrule Warriors Legends.

Dragon Quest VII and VIII are coming to North America!!!

Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow are coming to 3DS Virtual Console with local wireless capability!!!!


Culdcept Revolt has been announced for 3DS.


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This two-part interview with Jeremy Parish and Keiji Inafune finally sheds some light on the questionable circumstances revolving Comcept’s latest projects and their Kickstarter drama.


This week, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick discuss the history of Nintendo! Particular focus is given to the company’s early years and their entrance into the world of video games, examining the circumstances and business philosophies that led to the success of the Famicom and its successors. The Podcast Pirates also look to the future of the company and its coming expansion into quality of life services through the lens of the company’s history of innovation and widespread consumer appeal.


This week we talk about the history of Nintendo, from playing cards to the NX! When did you join club Nintendo?


Captain Spike has been playing Destiny, Yo-Kai Watch, Tri Force Heroes, and Civ V, with First Mate Slagkick chiming in on the latter three.


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