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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.

Tons of news has been happening lately, including a live-action Pokémon movie, new Sun and Moon info, Metroid, Zelda, Sonic, Animal Crossing, New IPs, and for once some significantly more promising NX news. All those subjects and more are in store in our discussions this week. 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!

Rare was known for pumping out high-quality games in the 1990s and early 2000s, but the company's popularity took a big hit when they were bought out by Microsoft. Since then, many of the key developers from Rare have departed from the company to form their own development studio known as Playtonic Games, and their first project is a Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor called Yooka-Laylee.

Yooka-Laylee launches next March, but Kickstarter backers who pitched in £20 or more can try it out early. As of today, those backers can download the Toybox, a self-contained, spoiler-free sandbox designed to give Yooka-Laylee backers a taste of the platforming mechanics set to appear in the final game. Backers at the £35 tier or higher will also have access to an enhanced Toybox Plus, but the base Toybox must be downloaded first. To get your code and dive into Yooka-Laylee, click here and follow the instructions!

The Harvest Moon inspired indie game Stardew Valley has sold well over one million copies and is coming to consoles at the end of the year. The game launched as a Windows PC-exclusive in February, but the game's developer just announced that it will be coming to Mac and Linux on July 29th.

The game is also getting a major update soon, which will introduce an online co-op mode, new crops, new farm buildings, more secrets, bug fixes, and more "small, fun touches to the world." Although there is no set date for the 1.1 update, hopefully it will be in time for the Mac and Linux release.

Adam Rippon, a developer from Muteki, explained why Nintendo's cross-buy system is so bad for developers in a recent interview. When Muteki first released Dragon Fantasy, it featured 3DS/Wii U cross-buy, but the sequel game did no such thing. According to Rippon, this is because instead of simply accrediting the game to the account for both systems, Nintendo's system gives the user a free download code. Instead of using the code as intended, however, players reportedly gave the free codes to friends, which could have potentially cut sales for the game in half. This is why the second game cut support for cross-buy on Nintendo while maintaining it on other platforms like PlayStation.

Check out more info 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 we discuss news from the past week, including tons of new Pokémon, the end of Splatoon's Splatfests, some corporate shakeups, and the mobile sensation sweeping the nation, Pokémon GO. Afterwards we have a brief discussion about the future of the show, so be sure to stay tuned.

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!

It's been a long time since we've talked about indie title The Girl and the Robot, but it seems like no news is good news in this case. First announced back in 2013, the game was successfully Kickstarted and has been progressing for the last three years, and now it's gearing up for its full release in 2016! The Girl and the Robot focuses on its titular two characters, with the player shifting between them to navigate areas, solve puzzles, and combat enemies as you attempt to escape a castle ruled by an evil queen. There's definitely some ICO inspiration here, as well as elements taken from The Legend of Zelda.

If any of that has you interested, make the jump to check out the title's launch trailer!

The saying "How the mighty hath fallen" might fit no better game than the appropriately titled Mighty No. 9. What began as Keiji Inafune's passion project on Kickstarter soon became crushed by a four million dollar budget stretched too thin between several platforms, numerous delays, a questionable ad campaign, and a mediocre critical reception, among other factors.

Consequently, it can also be said that all comedy is derived from fear, or dismay in the case of the many backers who pledged to Mighty No. 9. Smosh Games steps up to this task with another one of their satirical Honest Game Trailers, this time tackling Comcept's spiritual successor to Capcom's Mega Man. Check it out after the jump!

Update: Publisher Deep Silver responded via The Mega Man Network, saying, "there are currently no plans to sell the Kickstarter backer DLC items for Mighty No. 9," suggesting that the Microsoft listings were made in error.

Read on after the jump for the original story!

Last month, tens of thousands of video game industry members gathered in Los Angeles for E3 2016. The show floor featured a variety of playable games from publishers like Sony, Microsoft, Capcom, Ubisoft, and more, but one stood out above the rest. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the only game Nintendo brought to the show floor, but it was the most talked about, most searched, and most popular game of E3.

With E3 in the rear view mirror, 40 global media outlets have teamed up to announce the winners of the annual Game Critics Awards, and Breath of the Wild is the biggest winner of all. The latest Zelda game took home the coveted "Best of Show" award, as well the awards for "Best Console Game" and "Best Action/Adventure Game." You can check out the full list of award-winning games by clicking below.

As video game tech evolves, there's always a market for nostalgic gamers who want to use classic controllers on modern hardware. Thankfully, there are companies dedicated to exactly that purpose. Third-party accessory manufacturers Retro-Bit and 8Bitdo have announced that they're teaming up to release a Bluetooth controller designed like a classic Nintendo 64 controller.

This retro controller will be compatible with PC and mobile games (it will likely be a hot item for those who use Nintendo 64 emulators), and it's planned to launch this October. A price point has not yet been announced, but more details will be announced in the near future. You can check out some images by clicking below!

The Game Critics Awards is an association made up of forty online video game publications that band together annually to give awards to the best games shown off at E3 every year. This year, the Game Critics Awards are dividing their awards into 16 different categories, such as "Best Console Game," "Best Independent Game," and "Best RPG," with around four to five nominees for one award in each category. A few days ago, the association revealed this year's nominees for the awards. This breakdown shows that Battlefield 1 has the largest amount of nominations, as the game received a nomination in five separate categories (including Game of the Show). Battlefield was closely followed by Dishonored 2 and Horizon Zero Dawn, which received four nominations apiece.

Follow after the jump to see all the nominees!

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!

Every E3 comes and goes making huge waves with some of gamers' most anticipated titles, but if there's one scene in gaming flourishing brighter than ever before, it's independent game development. This year several of us from Gamnesia had the opportunity to play a wide variety of indie games on the show floor, and four of us decided to come together to highlight our personal favorite games from E3 2016. Head inside to read all about them!

The first episode of Mighty No. 9's documentary series has been released by 2 Player Productions, and it shows off some early stages of the game's development. Famed developer and Mighty No. 9 project lead Keiji Inafune takes center stage in the episode, as he discusses various aspects of the game and can be seen playtesting different stages. Mighty No. 9 recently launched to mixed reviews after a series of delays, and it has faced scrutiny even after its release. Make the jump to see the full episode.

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!