We saw the sights. We played the games. We got hands-on time with the Wii U and 3DS XL. Episode 20 of the Random Nintendo Podcast is coming to you from the epicenter of pop culture that is San Diego Comic-Con, and it’s our biggest episode ever! We’re packing this episode with impressions galore as we discuss our four-hour Wii U play session, our time with the 3DS lineup and revamped XL hardware, and the expo as a whole. Plus, as always, we bring you all the latest Nintendo news. This is definitely an episode that you do not want to miss!
We are also happy to announce that you can now subscribe to the Random Nintendo Podcast on iTunes! To celebrate our new iTunes listing, which can be found right here, we’re giving you a chance to win our Comic-Con swag haul just by leaving a comment. We couldn’t cover everything about the Wii U and 3DS XL in this episode, so ask us your Wii U or 3DS XL questions and we’ll answer them in our next episode. Just by asking a question, you will be entered into our Comic-Con swag giveaway!
If you would like to learn more about any of the topics discussed on today’s episode, we have provided links below. Enjoy!
The 72nd Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Q&A (Nintendo Investor Relations Site)
- Virtual Toys confirms first Free-to-Play Wii U game (GoNintendo)
- Miyamoto Discusses Metroid on Wii U (IGN)
- Project Sora is No More (Andriasang.com)
- Nintendo 3DS Crosses 5 Million Units Sold (Nintendo Press Site)
- July 2012 – NPD data and analysis (3DS up compared to DS at same point in lifetime) (GoNintendo)
- Nintendo Land (Nintendo.com E3 Game Page)
- New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo.com E3 Game Page)
- Pikmin 3 (Nintendo.com E3 Game Page)
- Rayman Legends (Ubisoft.com Game Page)
- ZombiU (Official Website)
- Game & Wario (Nintendo.com E3 Game Page)
- Panorama View (Nintendo.com E3 Game Page)
- Lego City: Undercover (Nintendo.com E3 Game Page)
- New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo.com Game Page)
- Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (Nintendo.com E3 Game Page)
- Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate (Official Site)
Official Contest Rules: All registrants must be a resident of the United States of America and age 13 or older. The contest begins on July 16, 2012 at 12 AM PDT and ends on July 26, 2012. at 11:59 PM PDT. Visitors may only enter the contest once by leaving a comment in the “Comments” section below that includes a question related to the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS XL. Any additional entries that a given visitor makes will be disqualified. The prize package contains an assortment of freebies given away during Comic-Con 2012. A total of two (2) prize packages will be given away. Random Nintendo staff members may not participate in this contest. Random Nintendo reserves the right to disqualify any entry for any reason. The winner will be chosen at random on July 27, 2012, announced in Episode 21 of the Random Nintendo Podcast, and then notified via email.