SMYN Ultimate | Episode 18: We Played the Ultimate Demo

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super and TonyTH to discuss future Smash Bros. cable TV coverage, hands-on impressions of the Ultimate demo with CyberLink420 and SassFactory, the five year anniversary of The Smash Brothers, a music update that does little with the best Fire Emblem Awakening theme, Boxing Ring rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and chatting about the games we’re currently playing before throwing to the demo impressions

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(2:58) TOP SMASH STORIES
• (3:07) ELEAGUE partners with Nintendo for Smash Bros. coverage on TBS
• (8:24) GameStop posts minute-long Smash trailer for game page, no new footage
• (11:52) Five year anniversary of The Smash Brothers documentary

(16:23) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (16:34) Wii Fit Trainer
• (22:01) Dr. Mario
• (26:36) Id (Purpose)
• (31:55) Boxing Ring
• (35:59) Zero
• (39:39) Greninja

(46:05) OUTRO
• TonyTH: Marvel’s Spider-Man
• Super: Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Super Florj World (Custom Hack)
• Youko: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

(51:45) ULTIMATE DEMO IMPRESSIONS
• Youko (Ridley) vs Super (Inkling) vs Cyberlink420 (Pac-Man) vs Rachel (Link)
• Youko (Ganondorf) vs Super (Zelda) vs Cyberlink420 (Inkling) vs Rachel (Bayonetta)

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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 17: Some Square-Enix Speculation

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super to discuss Japanese pre-order cards that support the Box Theory, hints at an upcoming Smash Bros. Direct, Kapp’n rides on the Magic School Bus, a music update that brings the house down, Saffron City rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and a question from Phantomstar64 about who could possibly be the DLC representative from Square-Enix

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(5:03) RUMOR CENTRAL
• (5:37) Preorder card appears in Japan with room for two more characters
• (8:40) Japanese character video playlist updated on September 30
• (12:30) Costco offers game for $49.99 to members

(14:34) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (14:43) Kapp’n
• (19:35) Sheik
• (25:40) Afternoon on the Island (Tomodachi Life)
• (30:01) Saffron City
• (33:33) Fox
• (40:14) Flashback: Fox
• (42:05) Mimikyu

(44:43) MAILTIME
• (45:09) Phantomstar64: “Besides Sora and Geno, which Square-Enix character would you like to see playable in Smash Bros. Ultimate?”

(54:21) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 16: Let’s Talk About Bowsette

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super and TonyTH to discuss Sakurai tempering new character reveal expectations, the Bowsette meme takes over Nintendo discussion online, wireless Gamecube controllers for Switch emerge, a music update that selects one of the best Pokémon champion themes, Brinstar rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and questions from Nerevarine76 and thedobaga about fully changing a character’s moveset and ranking the Smash Bros. main themes

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(2:10) TOP SMASH STORIES
• (2:13) Wireless Gamecube controllers confirmed
• (7:22) Bowsette – the origin and Nintendo’s original idea

(12:22) SAKURAI SAYS
• (13:15) Isabelle is not an Echo
• (15:01) Don’t expect many more character reveals
• (18:22) Smash is chaos

(20:40) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (20:50) Moon
• (24:37) Lucina
• (29:11) Battle! Steven
• (34:09) Brinstar
• (36:58) Death’s Scythe
• (39:11) Lucario

(44:27) MAILTIME
• (44:54) Nerevarine76: “If you could totally redesign a character’s moveset, who would it be and what major changes would you make?”
• (50:01) thedobaga: “Smash has now had five completely unique main themes. Forgetting about the games themselves, which main theme is the best one? Which one gets you the most hyped?”

(56:02) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 15: The First Leaked Screenshot

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super and TonyTH to discuss the first leaked screenshot, more rumors including 108 stages and Minecraft Steve’s inclusion, a music update that makes Animal Crossing tunes seem exciting, Onett rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and a question from Exelev about characters that don’t originate from video games that we would like to see as playable fighters

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(3:26) RUMOR CENTRAL
• (3:41) The first leaked screenshot likely revealed
• (6:44) Vergeben speaks out about the Box Theory
• (10:11) CoroCoro reports 108 stages
• (12:33) Talk swells for Minecraft Steve as a playable character
• (19:20) People posting 4chan leaks

(33:33) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (34:07) Isabelle
• (37:18) Shovel Knight
• (40:02) Title Theme (Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer)
• (44:08) Onett
• (47:01) Ganondorf
• (51:08) Pikachu

(55:50) MAILTIME
• (56:15) Exelev: “Aside from Goku, if you could put one non-videogame character in Smash, who would it be?”

(59:46) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 14: Isabelle and the Box Theory

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super, TonyTH, and guest Tony “Gimpyfish” Dennis to discuss the reveal of Isabelle in a Nintendo Direct, the Box Theory gives the strongest evidence to date of a final roster, Smash Bros. Ultimate may not have cloud saves, a music update about Pikmin swaying, Bowser rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and a question from ItsABugHuntMan about the 12-character roster if Smash Bros. was a new series in 2018

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(3:18) HELLO, GIMPYFISH!
• What’s new?
• Explain your connection to Smash

(7:01) TOP SMASH STORIES
• (7:06) Nintendo Direct reveals Isabelle for Smash Bros. Ultimate
• (23:48) Certain Nintendo games won’t have cloud save backup
• (30:08) Smash Bros. limited edition Switch bundle on November 2nd
• (31:04) Events calendar opens up on Smash Bros. website for public demos

(32:29) RUMOR CENTRAL
• (32:26) “Box theory” suggests only two more character reveals remain with character icon mockup

(41:50) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (42:00) Bowser
• (52:53) Toon Link
• (59:16) Pikmin – Main Theme
• (1:04:42) Summit
• (1:09:08) Ryu
• (1:14:27) Isabelle Trailer

(1:14:37) MAILTIME
• (1:15:00) Itsabughuntman: “If Super Smash Bros. never existed, and the first game in this brand new series was announced to release in 2018, what would the 12 character roster be?”

(1:22:41) OUTRO
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