There are tons of gaming podcasts in the wild, but Nintendo Week stands alone as it recaptures all the fun of Nintendo in the form of a weekly show. Every episode brings news recaps, discussions, games, music, and more to create a show for all kinds of Nintendo fans, whether they're new or old, passionate or passing-by.

This week the crew discusses a swarm of Pokémon topics from the past week, including the leaked full lineup of new Pokémon, Ultra Beasts, and Alolan Forms, alongside our experiences with the Sun and Moon Special Demo Version. Afterwards we shift to Colin's time with Nintendo's fall lineup, including the NES Classic Edition and Mario Party: Star Rush. And finally, after the break, it's the moment we've all been waiting for: Nintendo finally revealed the NX, now called "Nintendo Switch." You can check out the episode below—or if you'd like to save it to listen later, you can check the latest episode out on iTunes, available now. And be sure to head inside to get a rundown of all the Nintendo news from the past week!

When the Nintendo Switch was revealed on Thursday, many people around the globe voiced their excitement online. While the fans went crazy, the analysts of the video game market shared their opinions about the upcoming console. Some analysts were just as ecstatic as the fans, praising the portability of the Switch, the promised third party support, and the clear marketing of the reveal trailer, which seemed to aim the device toward young adults.

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If you ever wanted a glorious figure based on Shovel Knight characters, other than the official Amiibo of course, First 4 Figures has just announced they've obtained the license to create such figures. To celebrate the announcement, the company is giving away one for free through a random drawing. You can enter by following the instructions in the announcement post after the jump!

Earlier this week, Nintendo finally revealed the Nintendo Switch through a preview trailer. Following the announcement, Nintendo revealed a list of third-party developers that include Capcom, Konami, SEGA, Square Enix, and more. A recent tweet by Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki states that one of these third-parties is even porting PlayStation 4 titles to Nintendo Switch. While he did not delve into any further details, Mochizuki said an unnamed third party told him they are in the process of "moving" PS4 titles over to Nintendo's upcoming console. The unnamed third party did not specify whether it is current games that are in development, or PS4 games that have already been released.

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If you have ever been walking around Whiterun in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and thought, "Man. This place could use a hotel or two," then you may be in luck. The online retailer Merchoid recently revealed that they will be selling a Skyrim edition of the property mogul simulator itself, Monopoly. However, anyone who wants to get their hands on it as soon as possible will need to act fast.

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Pokémon Sun and Moon's demo came out last week, and people with a certain technical know-how have already begun hacking the demo to discover what secrets it holds. While hackers have mostly gone through the demo for datamining purposes, one in particular decided to add a different visual style to the game. YouTube user KazoWAR has uploaded a video of the demo, running in a 3DS emulator with a "no-line" patch that removes the thick black lines on the Pokémon models and causes them to appear more cel-shaded.

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In a routine update to the code of Valve's poplar MOBA Dota 2 a few weeks ago, the Valve News Network uncovered some mystery code that may indicate plans for a virtual reality addition to the Half-Life series. The code apparently made references to a procedurally shattering glass panel and indicated that this game element would be used to "force the HLVR player to speak."

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Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is one of the titles coming to the NES Classic Edition, and the game's director, Tadashi Sugiyama, recently revealed some interesting information about its creation. Zelda II was a slight departure from its predecessor in that it's a side-scroller. Sugiyama revealed that when Nintendo began development on the game, it wasn't intended to be a Zelda title.

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Pokémon Sun and Moon are headed to Nintendo 3DS on November 18th, and a new series of the anime (which features a rather drastic change of art style) is set to kick off around the same time in Japan. In the latest Pokémon anime adventure, Ash enrolls in school in the Alola region, and he'll be learning from Professor Oak's cousin, Samson. A new trailer for the anime was aired during a recent livestream event, and you can check it out by clicking below!

The wait is almost over for Dragon Ball fans, as Bandai Namco Entertainment will be launching Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 in just two days! With the release date approaching fast, Bandai Namco is still pumping out new promo videos to keep fans hyped. Two more were uploaded recently, showing off Goku's (very unsuccessful) attempt at defeating a pair of villains. You can check out gameplay of Frieza and Cooler battling Goku by clicking below!

It's time for another weekly installment of Gamnesia's Game Clash! Every weekend, we pit two (or more) games against each other, and the winner is decided by your votes. Last week's matchup was a battle of fan-made games, and AM2R: Return of Samus easily beat out Pokémon Uranium Version, taking over 70% of the vote.

We're getting nostalgic for today's Game Clash, as two Nintendo 64 classics go head to head. Pokémon Snap put a whole new spin on the Pokémon franchise, sending trainers out to photograph the series' popular creatures in their natural habitats, and it remains a fan-favorite to this day. Pokémon Stadium was also a departure from some of the norms of the series, but it gave players their first taste of 3D Pokémon fighting, and it was a lot of fun as a party game. Which one of these Pokémon spin-offs is the best? Click below to cast your vote!

Earlier this year, GameStop announced its GameTrust initiative, which helps fund indie games like Song of the Deep and the upcoming Deformers by Ready at Dawn. In order to expand that initiative, GameStop has partnered with IndieBox to bring physical copies of indie games to their stores. This batch of indie games is called the GameTrust Collection and features a series of Collector's Edition SteelBooks that highlight some of the best indie games on the market.

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Nintendo finally revealed the long-fabled NX this week, now called the Nintendo Switch. This was out main focus on this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, where we sat down to discuss everything about the console, from its name, to its games, to its functions, to its design, what unanswered questions remain, and so much more. There's so much to cover we can't fit it into a summary post, so be sure to check out the discussion video after the jump for our full thoughts.

For Halloween 2014, The Pokémon Company teamed up with horror manga artist Junji Ito—the same man responsible for Tomie, Gyo, and Uzumaki—for a series of terrifying artwork about a number of Ghost-type Pokémon. In 2015, importers heaved a sigh of relief as they became able to purchase official Pokémon Halloween merch from the Pokémon Center website hassle-free.

Now, The Pokémon Company is celebrating the spooky time of this year with a new music video. The short centers on the adorable Mimikyu from the upcoming Sun and Moon games as it expresses its wish to be like Pikachu. Check it out after the jump!

Nintendo just announced a bunch of adorable Pokémon Mario crossover products for Japan. The merchandise line includes a Pikachu Mario plush, a Pikachu Luigi plush, a Mario-themed card game, a Luigi-themed card game, a DS game card pocket, and a New 3DS LL cover. There are also playing cards, keyrings, notebooks, folders, and t-shirts that are exclusive to the Pokémon Centre in Kyoto. The merchandise releases in Japan on October 29th.

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