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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!

GameStop recently had its quarterly financial conference call, during which it revealed its predictions of possible NX sales revenue for the company when the console launches. Executive Vice President of Business Strategy Mike Hogan discussed these sales during the conference call, estimating that even if the NX just does 20% better than the Wii U, it could generate over $2.7 billion dollars in revenue. But if it did just half as well as the Wii, the console could sell enough units to earn the company over $7.5 billion.

During the Q&A section of the call, Hogan also addressed the rumors about the NX having cartridge media, saying that while the company cannot confirm these rumors, cartridges would be beneficial as they are easier to package and refurbish. Overall, however, Hogan stated that the company is excited for the NX and the possibility of physical media for the device.

Make the jump for more info!

One of the best things about Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS is that Nintendo continued to support the game after launch with new DLC characters, stages, and more. While it was great to see new characters on the Smash roster, one disappointing part of their inclusion is that they didn't receive official Palutena's Guidance conversations (special dialogue about fighters by Kid Icarus characters that can be triggered when fighting on the Palutena's Temple stage). However, the folks over at Zelda Universe have worked to rectify this problem by creating conversations for the latest Smash Bros. DLC fighters (Cloud, Corrin, and Bayonetta). Head inside to check them out!

During March's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that they would be releasing two new free weapon update packs for Splatoon. We got the first of these packs, dubbed "Sheldon's Picks Volume 1," last month, and we now know that the second pack, Sheldon's Picks Volume 2, will be releasing next month. According to the official Splatoon Tumblr page, the second weapon update of 2016 will be launching on the evening of June 7th in North America, which will be June 8th in Japan. The page didn't offer any details about the weapons that will be included, but it did promise that more information would be coming soon.

Last week Playtonic Games revealed a massive new look at Yooka-Laylee, an upcoming 3D platformer that aims to modernize the magic gamers of the 90s saw in Rareware games like Donkey Kong Country and Banjo-Kazooie. Not only did we learn about the game's story, but we got a slew of new promotional images and details about its "toybox" build coming in July.

This was one of the talking points on this 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 inside for a brief, brief summary.

Last year Nintendo took a leap of faith and launched a brand new IP on Wii U, throwing their full weight behind it with an aggressive marketing campaign. The risk paid off in a huge way, as Splatoon quickly became a smash hit, both in Japan and in the West. The team-based shooter has exceeded all expectations, winning numerous awards and selling over 4 million copies worldwide.

Today marks the one year anniversary of Splatoon's release, and Nintendo decided to celebrate by releasing some special artwork that thanks fans for their support. It's been a great first year for Splatoon, and considering how successful it has been, we can most likely look forward to it becoming a big part of Nintendo's future.

Kickstarter project Mighty No. 9 generated an incredible amount of hype (and funding) three years ago, but a long wait made longer by multiple delays (when the base game was said to be complete over a year ago) has left a bad taste in the mouth of fans and backers. Unfortunately, faith in the game waned even further when publisher Deep Silver released a new trailer full of cheesy dialogue, bad jokes, and unconvincing explosions.

It looks like potential customers aren't the only ones disappointed with the new trailer, as Inti Creates CEO Takuya Aizu has taken to Twitter to criticize it. Inti Creates co-developed the game with Comcept (director Keiji Inafune's team), but Deep Silver is publishing, and that apparently includes handling the trailers. After watching the trailer, Aizu tweeted out that it was "crappy" and "unforgivable," specifically calling out Deep Silver. Hopefully this means that the trailer isn't representative of the spirit of the actual game.

Wii U may be nearing the end of its life (and Nintendo is predicting a sharp sales decline going forward), but Nintendo isn't quite done looking for new ways to sell the console, at least in Japan. Over a year after it released, Nintendo is packaging Splatoon up in a Wii U bundle in Japan. To sweeten the deal, Nintendo is adding both Squid Sisters Amiibo into the bundle. This new deal will be available for Japanese gamers on July 7th, and the whole bundle will cost ¥39,960, or around $362.

Before Yooka-Laylee gets released this October, EDGE was able to get the highly-anticipated platformer featured in their magazine. In the article, EDGE describes Yooka-Laylee as "almost unrecognizable from the footage that convinced so many to part with their money." While the two main characters remain the same, the world is "significantly more substantial than we'd anticipated, with a scale and a level of detail belying the size of the team making it." Fans will be happy to learn that Yooka-Laylee will have many nods from previous classic N64 platformers such as Banjo-Kazooie.

Read more after the jump!

Last week, Playtonic Games gave us a ton of new details concerning their upcoming title, Yooka-Laylee, revealing the game's main storyline and a number of new characters involved with it. Not content to stay quiet for long, the team has once again emerged with new images that show off two of those characters, the traitorous Dr. Quack and the genius Dr. Puzz, in full.

You can check out the artwork of these two scientists after the jump!

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.

Ever since Super Mario Maker released, gamers have been using its level creator to fulfill all sorts of goals and ambitions. Some of these goals are a bit more lasting and life-changing than others, as evidenced by a recent video of one such Mario Maker level. YouTube user and level creator Retro Shanerator made a brand new level for his girlfriend to play, at the end of which sat his marriage proposal to her. Not to spoil anything, but...she said yes!

Catch the video of them playing the level together after the jump!

Community Effort Orlando, an annual tournament that features some of the hottest fighting games, will be back for another year next month. CEO 2016 kicks off in Orlando on June 24th, lasting through June 26th, and Nintendo has just announced that they'll be partnering up with CEOGaming for the event. The full details of Nintendo's involvement aren't known yet, but we do know that they'll be bringing both Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U to the tournament, providing competitors with a taste of both old and new Smash.

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.

Minecraft is the ultimate sandbox game, and many fans have taken advantage of that freedom and the game's vast arsenal of assets to create mini games and competitive events. Microsoft has been paying attention to the creative ideas that the Minecraft community has spawned, and they've decided to join in on the fun and make it official.

Microsoft announced today that they are going to start rolling out new mini games on the console versions of Minecraft, giving players the ability to enjoy "competitions with tailor-made rulesets, so you can have fun straight away without having to fuss around with manual count-downs, laboriously prep loot chests or keep score." The first new mode on the way is called Battle, and it will be available sometime next month. You can check out 20 minutes of footage and more details by clicking below!