Episode 86: Ready for Adventure

On December 14, 2014 by Jason Rechtman and Jose Angel Salado

Episode 86: Ready for Adventure

Suit up, it’s time to join the Toad Brigade. In this episode of the Random Nintendo Podcast, we share full impressions of the utterly adorable Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and tell you if its gameplay is as good as its charm. We also discuss the surprisingly large amount of Nintendo news that came out of The Game Awards, including first Zelda Wii U gameplay details and the latest on Mario Maker. Plus, we weigh in on the Amiibo shortage drama, examine Nintendo’s November sales numbers, and announce the winner of our $35 eShop credit giveaway.

Have you had a chance to try Captain Toad? Let us know what you think of the game, or any of the news in this episode, by leaving a comment below. Be sure to also follow us on Twitter @RandomNintendo and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes - you never know when we might host another contest!

As always, we’ve included links below for more information on all the games and news covered 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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3 Responses to “Episode 86: Ready for Adventure”

  • Andrew wrote on December 14, 2014 at 11:36 am:

    Great podcast! Discovered you guys last week for the contest and plan to keep listening. Looking for some details with the supposed discontinued amiibo. Hopefully Nintendo makes a statement with some answers.

  • Satoshi wrote on December 14, 2014 at 2:04 pm:

    Hey guys! Thanks again for another great show! I’ve been excited to hear what you thought of Nintendo’s surprisingly awesome Zelda reveal last week.

    Oh and Captain Toad’s really great. My five-year old son and I play it together. He really likes it. I like it a lot too. Goes to show that a great game doesn’t need to massively expansive and expensive to make. It just needs good game play, a nice coat of paint, and most importantly be fun to play.

    Anyways, great show as always and thanks so much for all the time and dedication you put into the show.

  • Jason Rechtman
    Jason wrote on December 15, 2014 at 9:02 pm:

    Thanks for the kind words, guys!

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