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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 we discuss news from the past week, including tons of news about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Sonic the Hedgehog's future, Yacht Club's next game, Microsoft's attempt to partner with Nintendo, and a trademark that suggests NX uses cartridges instead of discs. After the break comes the Mystery House, where we answer your listener questions about our favorite characters, online services, and more. To close it all off we hold a long listener-suggested discussion about Nintendo's digital practices and the disappointment that is My Nintendo.

You can check out the episode after the jump—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!

Decades ago, Nintendo and SEGA were bitter rivals, competing with each other in the video game hardware business with their various consoles and multiple mascots. Eventually, SEGA discontinued their efforts in hardware and decided to primarily focus on creating software.

While the company had some competition with Nintendo in the past, they weren't afraid to put future SEGA titles on their systems. Of course, this included one of their most famous properties, Sonic the Hedgehog. Takashi Iizuka, head of Sonic Team, explained that they decided to develop for Nintendo systems because that's what all the Sonic fans were playing.

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A show on The Game Theorists channel on YouTube called Deadlock pits two people against each other to discuss a hotbutton issue in gaming, with each person choosing a side of the argument to defend. In the latest episode, the show's creator MatPat takes on Reggie Fils-Aimé, president of Nintendo of America, in a debate about motion (and touch) controls in Zelda. MatPat argues that the controls ruin Zelda's gameplay due to imprecision and lag, and that these new control schemes are change for change's sake; on the other hand, Reggie believes that the different control schemes allow Nintendo to design worlds that have different properties and enemies that have unique weaknesses. Head inside to check out the full debate and to decide who won!

A couple of new listings on Amazon have shown off a pair of officially-licensed Pokémon products from HORI. The first is a hard plastic protector for a New 3DS XL that features a gold Pikachu design with a clear background, which allows your 3DS' color to show as well. The second product is a Pikachu-themed rubber 3DS case; it features Pikachu on the front and can hold any New 3DS XL, New 3DS, 3DS XL, 3DS, DSi, or DSi XL system as well as six game cards. Head inside to check them out!

It's every Pokémon fan's most passionate argument: if every starter Pokémon were to throw down in an eighteen-monster battle royal, which one would reign supreme? We took the discussion to a recent episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, in the form of a debate game that we call the Glitz Pit.

We wanted to have a little more fun with it than just living out the Pokémon metagame, so we're stripping away RPG rules like stat calculations and instead using a ruleset more like the anime, considering the Pokémon's biology, PokéDex entries, and more to determine the winner.

Head inside to read the write-up all about it, and be sure to check out the video discussion after the jump!

Today marks 25 years since Sonic the Hedgehog released on the Sega Genesis. To celebrate this, SEGA has released a retrospective video that briefly outlines each major release in the series. SEGA even poked a little fun at the infamous Sonic the Hedgehog (2006).

You can check out the video after the jump!

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 a megaton of news from E3 through now, including Nintendo's comments on Link's gender, hints that Pokkén Tournament is getting three DLC fighters, Nintendo's comments on remastering older Paper Mario games, actual news about the NX for once, and the idea of several Zelda spinoffs, starring Sheik, Zelda and more. And partway through the show, listen in as we ask whether we should continue to consider Nintendo a video game company, or start to think of them as an entertainment company instead.

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!

While not the most popular entries in the franchise, the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series is a fun dungeon crawler that has seen great success. Earlier today, Nintendo announced that three Pokémon Mystery Dungeon games will be heading to the Wii U Virtual Console.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team, and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky are scheduled to be released this Thursday! According to Nintendo, more Pokémon Virtual Console titles will be coming later this summer.

The World Ends With You has a very strong fanbase that has been asking for a sequel for quite sometime. Square Enix released an iOS port of the game a few years ago, and when beating this version of the game, the player is met with an image that seems to tease that a sequel is on the way. However the game's producer, Tetsuya Nomura, has said that a sequel isn't in the works as of now.

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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 tons of news about Pokémon Sun and Moon, the upcoming Mega Man cartoon, Nintendo's E3 plans, and more, before addressing two big rumors from the past week: Nintendo's NX supporting virtual reality, and Mario Kart 8 getting a new pack of DLC. After the break we discuss our hopes and dreams for Zelda U one last time before E3 and then head to The Glitz Pit to debate which fully-evolved starter Pokémon would triumph in a massive battle royal.

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!

The video game industry has grown by leaps in bounds over the decades, evolving from a relatively unknown hobby to a cultural phenomenon. From the early days of 8-bit consoles like Famicom to today's consoles and the race towards photorealism, video game developers have been creating incredible experiences that stick with their fans for life.

Popular Japanese gaming publication Famitsu Magazine recently embarked on a mission to find the most memorable games from each major console, polling nearly 3,000 Japanese gamers to find out which games left the biggest impression on them. It's a massive list of classic video game adventures, and you can check it out by clicking below!

The Legend of Zelda is getting its next major installment next year, and many of us at Gamnesia have been turning to past games to scratch our Zelda itch and better understand the kind of game we want the next Legend of Zelda to be.

We had a large discussion about this on the most recent episode of Nintendo Week—our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia—as Ben recounts his recent time with The Wind Waker, and we took a moment to focus on the bosses in the Zelda series. Check out the discussion video after the jump for our full thoughts, or keep reading for a brief, brief summary.

In 2006, Nintendo released a first-person Metroid game titled Metroid Prime Hunters, which took place between Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. Many praised the graphics of the Nintendo DS game but criticized Metroid Prime Hunters' control scheme. Fans of the game will be happy to know that Nintendo is releasing Metroid Prime Hunters for the Wii U Virtual Console tomorrow! The Virtual Console version of Metroid Prime Hunters will include off-TV play and will cost $9.99 to download.

Kotaro Uchikoshi, the creator of cult-classic 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, was recently interviewed for the latest issue of Nintendo Force Magazine. The interview was a little bizarre, to say the least, as Uchikoshi responded to almost every question with unrelated stories of his past sexual endeavors, even going so far as to revealing some of his fetishes. As a result, a large chunk of the interview had to be removed from the magazine, because of its E10+ rating, and was published on Destructoid instead. One of the censored questions regarded his initial pitch for 999; apparently, Uchikoshi never believed the game would be approved. He compares the experience to his first sexual encounter with a woman.

Follow after the jump to see what he said!

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!