Super Switch Headz

Super Switch Headz

Super Switch Headz brings you the latest Nintendo news, rumors, speculation, and hype! In every episode your hosts David Howe, Patrick Knisely, Matthew Stoner, and special guests discuss and explore the world of Nintendo. We are the official podcast of the Switch Headz (DISCORD and Facebook) groups.

  • 1 hour 51 minutes
    Summer Game Fest: Our Thoughts (and Prayers) - #262

    Summer Game Fest returned this past weekend along with the Xbox showcase and tons of other digital presentations. We give our thoughts on the experience as a whole and highlight our favorite announcements, trailers, and games. We also cover the rest of the gaming and Nintendo news, too, including the Mega Man Game Boy games coming to NSO, Steam Next Fest, Nintendo Direct rumors, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:52 News and Rumors 0:31:56 Summer Game Fest 1:36:59 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/ Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    12 June 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 36 minutes
    The Ethics of Golf vs. Video Game Golf - #261

    Is playing golf video games more ethical than playing golf IRL? Which has a greater environmental impact? Which is better for you? More fun? In this wide ranging discussion, we’re joined by Dan Murphy (DCD) to talk about golf, video games, climate change, consumption, modern systems, and the types of things that are okay in video games but not in real life. We also cover all the gaming and Nintendo news, too, including the recent Sony State of Play, The Legend of Zelda LEGO set, rumors of new Zelda and Switch Sports games, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:05 News and Rumors 0:35:07 Ethics of Golf vs. Video Game Golf 1:24:43 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/ Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    5 June 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 32 minutes
    Tearing Into Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door - #260

    The remake of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door is out and we give our initial impressions this week. We also cover all the gaming and Nintendo news, too, including more acquisitions in both gaming and the gaming journalism space, Nintendo opening a new store in San Francisco, rumors of a new Mario game, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:11:49 News and Rumors 0:33:04 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door 1:16:47 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/

    29 May 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
    Talking Gaming Journalism w/ Isaiah D. Colbert - #259

    Isaiah D. Colbert (journalist from Kotaku, IGN, and Inverse) guests this week to talk about the current landscape of gaming journalism. We chat about giving review scores, the challenge of publishing longer in-depth pieces, and more. We also cover all the gaming and Nintendo news, too, including Nintendo acquiring Shiver Entertainment, rumors around Call of Duty on Game Pass, and Splatoon 3’s last big update. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:15 News and Rumors 0:35:15 Gaming Journalism 1:19:41 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/ Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    22 May 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 57 minutes
    Everything We Know About the Super Switch ft. PapaGenos - #258

    We’re joined by Papa Genos to discuss Nintendo’s announcement of the announcement of the successor to the Nintendo Switch and the leaks, rumors, and fan investigation surrounding the upcoming console. We also cover all the gaming and Nintendo news, too, including Xbox closing well-known studios, Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition, Nintendo’s latest financial report, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:09:04 News and Rumors 0:49:42 Super Switch 1:40:07 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/ Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/

    15 May 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 33 minutes
    Does Endless Ocean Luminous Sink or Swim? - #257

    We talk Endless Ocean Luminous this week with Shane Kelley. Is the game worth playing? What does it get right? We also cover all the gaming and Nintendo news, too, including the Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition rumors, Super Nintendo World theme park news, Sony’s Helldivers 2 continuing controversies, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:07:39 News and Rumors 0:32:23 Endless Ocean Luminous 1:17:50 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/

    8 May 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 46 minutes
    Nintendo's Arcade History - #256

    We’re joined by Mia Crystal Peppsi to talk about the history of Nintendo’s arcade games. From the early days to the success of Donkey Kong to the Mario Kart and F-Zero arcade entries, we cover it all. We also go over all the gaming and Nintendo news, too, including new Super Switch leaks, Embracer Group splitting into three distinct entities, controversies around Stellar Blade, why Samus isn’t in Fortnite, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:27 News and Rumors 0:42:41 Nintendo’s Arcade History 1:34:04 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/

    1 May 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 29 minutes
    Handheld Gaming is Having a Moment ft. Joey from GameXplain - #255

    Joey Ferris from GameXplain joins to talk about the modern renaissance of handheld gaming. With the success of the Steam Deck and Switch, we’ve already seen more players enter the handheld game, will this continue? What’s being lost in the current handheld craze? What does the future hold for handhelds? We also cover the gaming and Nintendo news, too, including the recent Indie World presentation, Silksong being rated, more layoffs, emulation taking off on iOS, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:05:01 News and Rumors 0:34:24 Handheld Gaming 1:13:28 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/

    24 April 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 26 minutes
    Playing Every Mario RPG Before Thousand Year Door - #254

    This week we go over the convoluted history and evolution of the various Mario RPG franchises. From the original SNES Super Mario RPG to the Paper Mario games to the Mario & Luigi games, we talk about what makes them different and the common threads. We also cover the gaming news, too, including a Nintendo Switch Online update, Gio Corsi joining Nintendo of America, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:01 News and Rumors 0:31:19 Mario RPG Series 1:17:24 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/

    17 April 2024, 3:50 pm
  • 1 hour 26 minutes
    Is Nintendo the Last Bastion of Exclusives? - #253

    We’re joined by Jeremy Franklin to discuss the current situation and future surrounding console exclusive games. As Sony and Microsoft put more of their games on PC and other platforms, is Nintendo the last stronghold of exclusivity? We also cover the Nintendo and gaming news, too, including the final Mario Maker level Trimming the Herbs being beaten, the Nintendo Network shutting down online play on Wii U and 3DS, emulators coming to the Apple App Store, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:48 News and Rumors 0:35:09 Console Exclusive Games 1:11:32 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/ Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ 

    10 April 2024, 4:24 pm
  • 1 hour 44 minutes
    The Importance of Concept Art w/ Robbie Trevino - #252

    We’re joined by artist Robbie Trevino to talk about his work as a concept artist in the video game industry and beyond. We also cover the Nintendo and gaming news, too, including contractors being laid off at Nintendo of America, hardware rumors, Silksong appearing on the eShop, and much more. As always, we close with the games we’ve all been playing. Listen to Super Switch Headz on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever you enjoy podcasts.

    0:00:00 Introduction 0:08:31 News and Rumors 0:40:33 Concept Art 1:33:05 Games We're Playing

    Discord: https://discord.com/invite/CWbF4gb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/switchheadz Website: http://www.switchheadz.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SuperSwitchHeadz/ Robbie Trevino: https://www.instagram.com/robbietrevinoart

    3 April 2024, 3:50 pm
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