Episode 75: An Indie Summer

On July 13, 2014 by Jason Rechtman and Jose Angel Salado

Episode 75: An Indie Summer

The hot months of summer are normally a quiet period for game releases, but this year, indies are claiming the season as their own. In this episode of the Random Nintendo Podcast, we share impressions of two major indie releases on the eShop, Fuzzy Wuzzy Games’ Armillo and Yacht Club Games’ Shovel Knight, as well as the Wii U edition of Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark. Of course, just because summer doesn’t typically see a lot of releases doesn’t mean the news cycle stops. Quite the opposite, in fact, as we also cover the latest on Nintendo’s big Fall titles, the first fully streaming 3DS game, and the controversy surrounding Mighty No. 9′s new crowdfunding campaign. Plus, we weigh in on the Diddy Kong Racing 2 rumors that are almost too good to be true.

What’s your favorite indie release of the summer? Let us know by leaving a comment below. Be sure to also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and follow us on Twitter @RandomNintendo. With San Diego Comic-Con right around the corner, you won’t want to miss any of our coverage!

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 to the segments that most interest you. Enjoy!

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