Friend Code

By Easy Allies

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Nindies Direct August 2018
Ian and special guest Ash Paulsen of GameXplain join us on this week's episode to discuss the recent Nindies Direct.
Sep 11, 2018
Gamescom 2018 Q&A
Not much Nintendo news came out of Gamescom 2018, so we focus on answering 10 different Patron submitted questions which just so happen to cover almost all of the small news stories from the past two weeks.
Aug 28, 2018
August 2018 Smash Direct Reactions
Special guest Matt Simmons of YoVideoGames joins Bosman and Damiani to share their initial reactions to the recent Super Smash Bros. Direct, Nintendo updating the official Zelda Timeline, and settle once and for all how to pronounce NES.
Aug 14, 2018
San Diego Comic-Con 2018
Ian and Damiani return from San Diego Comic Con and share their thoughts on the convention with Huber before diving into hands-on impressions of Mega Man 11, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Resident Evil 2 Remake.
Jul 31, 2018
Why Smash Ultimate is Not Melee
Blood and Jones dive into Sakurai's latest comments about the Smash series, what's up with Nintendo's stock prices, and what unannounced games for 2018 are in store for us.
Jul 17, 2018
E3 2018 Nintendo Evaluation
Huber and Bosman join the panel to give their final thoughts on Nintendo's showing at this year's E3 and whether or not the decision to heavily focus on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate paid off.
Jul 03, 2018
The Big Pre-E3 2018 Show
Special guest Ash Paulsen joins the panel to discuss our expectations for this year's E3, from first party game like Smash Bros and Metroid Prime 4 to what third party surprises might be in store.
Jun 05, 2018
Star Fox Racing Game from Retro Studios?
Correction: I say 9.99 for the 1 year Switch Online plan, but it's 19.99 and I even had it in the notes. Ben and Blood join the panel to discuss the Switch's paltry online details, Capcom announcing Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for Switch, just how good is Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and is Retro Studios really working on a Star Fox racing game.
May 22, 2018
Nintendo's Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Briefing
Friend Code is back! Bosman and Bloodworth join Damiani to parse through the recent Nintendo Financial Briefing for Fiscal Year 2017 and discuss Nintendo's new incoming president, Kirby Star Allies' performance, Breath of the Wild's sales and what impact they'll have on the future of Zelda, and Nintendo's plan to support the 3DS into 2019 and beyond.
May 06, 2018
March 2018 Nintendo Direct
Huber and Brad are hyped up as we discuss all the new announcements from the most recent Nintendo Direct.
Mar 21, 2018
Diablo 3 Coming to Switch?
The Switch hits the one year mark, Sonic's designer reveals the mascot almost ended up being a human boy, datamined DLC outfits found in Super Mario Odyssey, and Diablo 3 might head to the Switch.
Mar 13, 2018
Happy Birthday, Star Fox!
Huber and Bloodworth return to celebrate StarFox's 25th Anniversary, debate the new Metroid Prime 4 rumors, and describe what could possibly get us excited about paying for Switch's upcoming Online Service.
Feb 27, 2018
Mario Jumps Back into Hollywood
Bosman and Ian join the talk about the recent wave of Nintendo news including Illumination's Mario movie, Mario Kart coming to mobile devices, and Switch's paid online finally arriving in September.
Feb 13, 2018
Top 5 Square Enix Games on Nintendo Platforms
Brad and Damiani are joined by Nova Crystallis' Tony Garsow to decide the Top 5 Square Enix games to grace a Nintendo platform.
Jan 31, 2018
January Mini-Direct and Nintendo Labo
After a slight mishap with the first episode of the year, Ian and Brad join Damiani to talk about Dark Souls (and more!) finally coming to the Switch, and we share our thoughts on Nintendo Labo.
Jan 18, 2018
Nintendo's Year in Review 2017
Ash Paulsen of GameXplain joins Bosman and Damiani to recap Nintendo's stellar 2017.
Dec 19, 2017
Patron's Pulse Special
Huber and Bosman join Damiani as we spend the hour answering as many Patron's Pulse submissions as we can get to!
Dec 05, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey Post-Mortem
WARNING: Super Mario Odyssey spoilers are present in this podcast. Bloodworth, Bosman, Brad, and Damiani leap into the land of jolly to discuss all things related to Super Mario Odyssey.
Nov 21, 2017
Switch's November Lineup
Bosman and Blood join the party to discuss Switch's November lineup of third-party ports and we dive into the latest Nintendo earnings report and September NPD numbers.
Nov 07, 2017
Sonic Forces vs Sonic Mania
Special guest Matt Simmons of YoVideoGames joins us to share his thoughts on 2D vs 3D Sonic games in the wake of Sonic Mania and Sonice Forces, and we dive into the rumor of Nintendo of America clamping down on review copies in light of a major leak.
Oct 23, 2017
FIFA 18 Sales Debacle and SNES Classic Launch
Bosman and Brad join Damiani on this episode of Friend Code to discuss the SNES Classic's launch, the controversy over FIFA 18's sales on Switch, and the announcement of the Wii Shop closing.
Oct 10, 2017
Switch Third Party Support Shows Up
The tag-team of Huber and Brad join Damiani as they dive into the past to relive the debate over The Wind Waker's toon rendering in Nintendo Power, argue the importance of Switch's newfound third-party support from the likes of Bethesda and RockStar, debate whether Metroid: Samus Returns should have featured sprite work, and when does a company go too far revealing too much about their game before a release?
Sep 26, 2017
Nindies Showcase Summer 2017
Bosman and Brad join Damiani to dissect the numerous indie game announcements from the recent Nindies Showcase Summer 2017 presentation, get the fact straight about Travis Strikes Again, the No More Heroes spin-off that isn't a spin-off but also isn't No More Heroes 3, share their thoughts in a post-mortem of Mario + Rabbids, and debate whether achievements coming to Switch is a good idea or not.
Sep 15, 2017
Gamescom 2017
Huber, Bloodworth, and Damiani dig into the big news and announcements from Gamescom 2017 and chime in on the SNES Classic pre-order fiasco.
Aug 29, 2017
Super Mario Sunshine - Easy Livin' Post-Mortem
Bloodworth, Bosman, and Damiani dig into the EZA crew's recent playthrough of Super Mario Sunshine to discuss how they feel about the game 15 years after its original release on GameCube.
Aug 16, 2017
Comic-Con, EVO, & July News Wrap-Up
First time guests Ian Hinck and Brandon Jones join the discussion about San Diego Comic-Con, EVO, the Nintendo Online App's woes, the rumored N64 Classic, Kingdom Hearts III for Switch, Fire Emblem Heroes printing money, June NPD numbers, the possible end of Miiverse, and the ridiculous amiibo functionality in Metroid: Samus Returns.
Aug 01, 2017
Why I Love Super Mario 64
In our first spotlight episode of Friend Code, get some insight into why Damiani still loves Super Mario 64.
Aug 01, 2017
Super Nintendo Classic Announcement
Ben Moore and Mike Huber join Damiani to react to the recent announcement of the SNES Classic and its inclusion of the previously unreleased Star Fox 2.
Jul 05, 2017
E3 2017 Pre-Show Discussion
In the last episode before the big show, Damiani, Blood, and Brad go over the Kingdom Battle leak, the final ARMS Direct, and share their expectations for E3.
Jun 06, 2017
Nintendo Memories Part 3 - GameCube and Game Boy Advance
In our final dive into the past, Blood, Bosman, and Damiani dig into the Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance years.
May 23, 2017
Nintendo Memories Part 2 (N64/GBC/VB)
Bosman, Bloodworth, and Damiani reunite to resume their stroll down memory lane with a look back at the Nintendo 64 and it's library, the arrival of Game Boy Color, and the ill-fated Virtual Boy.
May 10, 2017
April 2017 Nintendo Direct Discussion
Bosman, Bloodworth, and Damiani dig into the SNES Classic rumor, March NPD data, and the recent April 2017 Nintendo Direct announcements.
Apr 26, 2017
Nintendo Memories Part 1
On the first episode, Bloodworth, Bosman, and Damiani share their first experiences with the NES, GameBoy, and SNES.
Apr 09, 2017