Episode 79: Cross-Examined Crossovers

On September 7, 2014 by Jason Rechtman and Jose Angel Salado

Episode 79: Cross-Examined Crossovers

Whether it’s Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright, Pokemon and Tekken, Mario Kart and Zelda, or just everyone crammed into Smash Bros., it’s crossover galore in this episode of the Random Nintendo Podcast. The show starts off with our full assessment of the newly announced (and appropriately named) New Nintendo 3DS, including a breakdown of its features and how it represents a shift in strategy for Nintendo. We then turn our attention to all the crossovers with thoughts on Mario Kart 8′s unexpected DLC, Pokemon’s Tekken-style fighting game, and the latest on Smash Bros. and those pesky roster leaks. The episode then concludes with witches by way of both fresh Bayonetta 2 details and our full impressions of Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, a game in which the hat-wearing puzzle solver and finger-pointing lawyer team up to prove an accused witch’s innocence.

Which crossover game are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments section below, where you can also share what you think about any of the news in this episode. Be sure to also check back later this week for our full coverage of GameStop Expo 2014. To make sure you don’t miss it, we recommend following us on Twitter @RandomNintendo and subscribing to the podcast on iTunes.

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

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2 Responses to “Episode 79: Cross-Examined Crossovers”

  • Jaing wrote on September 7, 2014 at 2:17 pm:

    Thank you so much for another podcast! Only in the last few months have I discovered the show and the site and I love both! All your hard work and effort you put into each show is greatly appreciated, looking forward to the next show already!

    • Jason Rechtman
      Jason wrote on September 8, 2014 at 12:27 am:

      Thanks, Jaing! Glad to hear you’re enjoying the show.

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