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There are tons of gaming enthusiast podcasts out in the wild, but almost none of the top-tier podcasts are made specifically for Nintendo fans. That's where we come in! We here at Gamnesia are bringing you a new episode of "Nintendo Week," a podcast made for Nintendo fans by Nintendo fans.

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin as they discuss Kimishima's recent interview with Asahi Shimbun, where he discussed tons of information on Nintendo's plans for filmmaking, mobile games, and the NX, as well as news on Yooka-Laylee, Hyrule Warriors, and more. After the break, we have a long Game Corner segment where we not only touch upon tons of games, including Captain Toad, Minecraft, and more, but we discuss the lessons Zelda U can learn from The Wind Waker, as well as other games like Dark Souls, The Witcher, and more.

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 last week!

Between now and June 6th, owners of Wii U and 3DS can take advantage of a handful of Sonic the Hedgehog titles via Nintendo eShop. Sonic Lost World (Wii U),Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric (Wii U), and Sonic Generations (3DS) are all currently listed at 33% off, for $19.99 USD. The Game Gear title Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble has also been dropped from $4.99 to $2.99 on 3DS Virtual Console. Those interested will need to make their purchase by 12:00 PM ESTon June 6th.

Nintendo's online services have seen a lot of maintenance in recent months, and there's still more on the way. Nintendo has updated their maintenance schedule to let fans know they can expect downtime for the 3DS and Wii U eShops early next week. The two online stores will be undergoing maintenance on Monday, May 30th from 1:00 PM until 7:00 PM Pacific Time. Additionally, Flipnote Studio 3D on 3DS will have maintenance downtime on Wednesday, June 1st from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Square Enix is a company famous for their brilliance in creating JRPG series—Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts to name their most popular. But every now and then they experiment with new IP, often drawing heavily from their previous games; such was the case with the Nintendo 3DS title Bravely Default. Initially planned as a sequel to Final Fantasy: The Four Heroes of Light, Bravely Default saw the player exploring the vast world of Luxendarc, restoring four sacred crystals, and unlocking a variety of jobs akin to the job systems of Final Fantasy III and V. Four years after its initial release, Bravely Second: End Layer takes that exact same game and improves on it in almost every single way.

Lots of fans are excited for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, but Bandai Namco has another Dragon Ball game coming out even sooner, at least in Japan. Dragon Ball: Fusions is an upcoming 3DS exclusive that heavily revolves around the fusion ability, allowing you to merge tons of popular characters together into new forms. Bandai Namco has just released an extensive new trailer for the game, showing off a rich cast of characters from Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT (yes, even GT), and Dragon Ball Super, along with tons of new fusions. You can check it out by clicking below!

The newest trailer for Kirby: Planet Robobot is here with everything you need to know about the mechanized invasion of Kirby's home planet, Pop Star. This new trailer promises over 25 abilities that Kirby can use to defeat his robotic foes, including the brand new ESP, Doctor, and Poison abilities. The narrator also notes that more than ten of those abilities will be available for use by Kirby's Robobot Armor. The Armor can even be customized with cosmetic stickers that can be placed on its bulging, mechanical biceps.

Make the jump for more information and the trailer!

The beloved and immensely popular Pokémon franchise turned 20 years old earlier this year, and The Pokémon Company and Nintendo are celebrating all year long by distributing Legendary, Mythical, and event-only Pokémon as downloads. Psychic-type Mew, the original event-only Pokémon, was distributed at GameStop earlier this year. If you missed out on this promotion the first time around, you've got another chance.

The Pokémon Company has just announced that the very same Mew will be distributed again in June via the Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter. If you already received your Mew from GameStop, you won't be able to get a second one. Anyone who registers for Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter before June 1st will be able to download Mew on any sixth generation Pokémon game until August 31st.

Capcom recently announced the release date for their upcoming Monster Hunter spin-off, Monster Hunter Stories. While no information is available on a Western release, Monster Hunter Stories will launch in Japan on October 8th. Alongside this launch, Monster Hunter Stories will get three brand-new Amiibo. Two of these figures (one for each gender) feature the protagonist riding the One-Eyed Rathalos, while the third is of the player's companion, Nabiru. Using these Amiibo in-game will unlock unique monsters. If those three Amiibo weren't enough, Capcom is working on plans to release a second set this winter.

Monster Hunter Stories is also getting some special in-game costumes. Head inside for more information, new screenshots, and even a brand new trailer!

A few months ago, Nintendo unveiled a new game in the Kirby franchise for Nintendo 3DS. Kirby: Planet Robobot sees our favorite pink hero defending Dream Land from mechanized invaders. Kirby's latest adventure is already available in Japan, and it will be launching in the West early next month.

Reviews have started coming out for the upcoming game, and critics are largely loving it! Kirby: Planet Robobot currently has an average review score of 82/100 on Metacritic, with 16 positive reviews and 2 mixed reviews. The game is drawing praise for its puzzles and fun, action-oriented gameplay. On the negative side, some people feel that it doesn't do enough to differentiate itself from previous games, and others felt that it was too easy. You can check out a round-up of reviews by clicking below.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was one of the biggest movies in the world last year, and soon it will be the latest in the lineup of popular LEGO video games. Releasing on June 28th, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens lends the constructive fun of LEGOs to the iconic characters and settings of Star Wars, and it will even include new story information that wasn't in the movie! Warner Bros. recently kicked off a new series of character vignettes with a video that starred Poe Dameron, and today they're back with a new video that focuses on Stormtrooper-turned-rebel Finn. You can check it out by clicking below!

It's a big year for Akira Toriyama's beloved Dragon Ball franchise. In addition to another story arch being announced for Dragon Ball Super, Bandai Namco recently announced that Dragon Ball Xenoverse is getting a sequel. If that's not enough to excite you, they're also releasing a new 3DS game called Dragon Ball: Fusions that features fusion forms for Goku and Broly, Pan and Videl, Gohan and Trunks, and more. Bandai has just released a short TV commercial for the upcoming game in Japan, and you can check it out by clicking below.

It's been a long time in the making with multiple delays along the way, but Mighty No. 9 finally has a (hopefully) concrete release date of July 21st. Developed by Mega Man co-creator Keiji Inafune and his team at Comcept, Mighty No. 9 aims to be a worthy spiritual successor to the Blue Bomber's series. Ahead of its release next month, publisher Deep Silver has released a new "Masterclass" trailer that focuses on the game's dash mechanics, combos, and upgrade system. You can check it out by clicking below!

Nintendo hasn't announced any kind of Nintendo Direct event for E3, but this week they revealed that on June 14th, the day they usually hold their show, Reggie will introduce Treehouse Live, where they'll be live streaming footage of Zelda U all day. They'll also be holding a presentation for business partners on the same day, though we don't know many of the details.

This was one of the talking points on last week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia. Check out the discussion video after the jump for our full thoughts, or keep reading for a brief, brief summary.

The weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and it was a pretty disappointing week overall. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End retained the top spot for the week (despite selling only just over 20,000 units), and no new titles were able to break 10,000 sales. DOOM debuted at number seven with just over 6,000 sales, and Battleborn came in eleventh place with just over 5,000.

Hardware sales were equally disappointing this week, as nearly every console sold less than the previous week. In fact, there wasn't a single console that managed to sell 20,000 units this week. PlayStation 4 retained its spot atop the charts with 18,430 units sold for the week. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

Hyrule Warriors Legends is a strange proposition. It purports to be the complete edition of 2014's Hyrule Warriors, a game that already had tons of characters and weapons to chew through—not to mention tons of enemies to mow down and beautiful cutscenes to ogle at. And yet, in many ways, it's smaller in scope thanks to the limitations of the portable platform it calls home. Does this port justify its "Legends" moniker? Or were its swashbuckling battles best left behind on Wii U? Hit the jump to check out our review!