Episode 68: The Real Deal

On April 20, 2014 by Jason Rechtman and Jose Angel Salado

Episode 68: The Real Deal

A game about buying games. An island where the faces of Miis fly off their heads and into outer space. A fighting game where a ninja frog wears his tongue as a scarf. Yes, Nintendo got weird these past few weeks and we’ve got it all covered in this episode of the Random Nintendo Podcast. We kick off the show with an in-depth discussion of the recent Nintendo Directs for both Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS and the newly announced Tomodachi Life, analyzing the fighter’s big changes and the life sim’s more passive approach to gaming. We then cover a variety of other news, including product placement in Mario Golf: World Tour, third party announcements, and March’s sales numbers. The episode concludes with the pooch pictured above as we share full impressions of Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball, a 3DS free-to-download title that combines baseball with a washed up dog strapped for cash.

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As always, we’ve included links below for more information on the news and games discussed in this episode. Each link also lists a time stamp so you can easily find the segments that most interest you. Enjoy!

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