SMYN Ultimate | DLC Episode 1: Persona 5’s Joker Revealed

Now that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been released, the smaller hype cycles for its DLC begin – Youko returns with Super and TonyTH to discuss the reveal of Persona 5’s Joker as the DLC Challenger Pack 1 character, the potential stage and music representation from the franchise, what his moveset and alternate outfits could look like, what this reveal means for future characters, and what the rollout timing of Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC announcements could look like

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(1:51) SUPER’S SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE IMPRESSIONS

(9:52) TONY’S SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE IMPRESSIONS

(12:01) PERSONA 5’S JOKER REVEALED AS CHALLENGER PACK 1

(36:04) MAILTIME
• (36:17) Exelev: “With Nintendo better embracing the competitive Smash scene, and the fantastic Joker reveal at The Game Awards, do you think this will be the year we finally see a character reveal at EVO?”
• (40:32) Knightcrawler: “If Nintendo were to release a free DLC including just one returning stage, other than Pac-Maze, what would you want it to be?”

(41:28) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 25: One More Week Until Smash

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 one more week until Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, how to unlock the characters in the game, Nintendo predictions for The Game Awards 2018, a dual music update with 2017’s best trailer and the Ultimate main theme, Suzaku Castle rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and questions about talking with Sakurai, day one plans with the game, and the future of the podcast

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(2:45) TOP SMASH STORIES
• (2:48) Character unlocking method determined
• (6:27) Nintendo characters are counting down to Smash
• (8:14) The Game Awards are this week

(13:03) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (13:18) Diddy Kong
• (18:00) Lucas
• (27:27) Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 Trailer BGM
• (29:16) Lifelight
• (32:51) Suzaku Castle
• (35:19) Flies & Hand
• (37:04) Yoshi

(41:22) MAILTIME
• (41:57) Max Roberts: “My question is actually one that was asked back in the Brawl days of SMYN. If you could have a sit down with Sakurai, what would you want to ask him/talk about? I think with everything he has done since Brawl, it’d be interesting to think about.”
• (47:15) DVD Smith: “What are your plans for Day 1 of Ultimate?”
• (55:06) Dwight: “With the release of Smash Ultimate a week away, what are your plans for SMYN once the game is out? I know it was always planned as a seasonal podcast, but will the Discord remain? Will you all be starting new projects?”

(1:08:58) PLAYING
• (1:09:08) Super: Hollow Knight
• (1:09:28) Tony: Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!
• (1:09:46) Youko: Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!

(1:10:23) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 24: The Game Has Been Leaked

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super, TonyTH, and guest Matt Zawodniak from Nintendo World Report to discuss Super Smash Bros. Ultimate being fully leaked with a spoiler-free discussion, an embargo lifting on press event materials, possibilities of a day one patch with new modes, Vergeben comments on missing Minecraft content, a music update from the original Mario composer, PAC-LAND rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and a question from DVD Smith about the WTF characters we would most like to see in the future

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(3:22) HELLO, MATT!

(7:31) TOP SMASH STORIES
• (7:37) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been leaked
• (40:03) Embargo lifts on press event materials
• (46:23) Day One patch with a couple modes might be coming
• (49:23) Vergeben comments on missing Minecraft content

(54:54) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (55:08) Robin
• (57:50) Guile Assist Trophy
• (59:40) King Bowser
• (1:01:48) Zelda
• (1:06:52) PAC-LAND
• (1:08:27) Chef Kawasaki

(1:10:13) MAILTIME
• (1:10:39) DVD Smith: “Who is your favorite ‘WTF’ character in Smash, and who would be your crazy out-of-the-blue choice to be a part of DLC or the next game?”

(1:15:31) PLAYING
• (1:15:35) Matt: Starlink: Battle for Atlas, SOULCALIBUR VI, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
• (1:19:40) Super: Hollow Knight
• (1:20:57) Tony: Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!
• (1:22:17) Youko: Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!

(1:23:31) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 23: Let’s Go Gold with Megami33

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super, TonyTH, and guest Corinne “Megami33” Sudberg to discuss Super Smash Bros. Ultimate going gold, initial impressions of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu/Eevee, the continuation of the Banner Alive trailer music mash-up meme, Black Friday deals for Nintendo Switch, a music update that tries to tame Splatoon’s energy, Pokémon Stadium rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and a question about our favorite Pokémon bosses (Gym Leaders, Champions, etc.)

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(2:17) HELLO, MEGAMI33!

(5:41) TOP SMASH STORIES
• (6:48) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate goes GOLD
• (8:52) The Banner Alive trailer gets music mash-ups
• (12:50) Black Friday deals for Nintendo Switch

(18:18) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (18:39) Little Mac
• (22:29) Seaskape
• (26:18) Pokémon Stadium
• (30:49) Akira
• (34:07) Spirits
• (37:45) Meta Knight

(40:35) PIKACHU/EEVEE CHAT LET’S GOOOOOO

(1:18:39) MAILTIME
• (1:19:05) sa r dran 24: “Out of all the new characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which one are you most excited to play as?”
• (1:22:07) Sass Factory: “Considering your favorite Pokemon is Raichu, do you prefer the original version or the Alolan version and why?‏”
• (1:23:48) AE_Double: “Who is objectively the best Pokémon and why do you all agree that it’s Heracross? Also favourite Gym Leaders/Trial Captains/Elite Four/Champions/Frontier Brains/etc.”

(1:33:20) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 22: The Banner Comes Alive

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 direct-feed YouTube matches from demos and livestreams, the banner comes alive in a meme-worthy animation, Sakurai confirms that Nintendo has selected the five DLC characters, all alternate costumes have been confirmed, a music update that brings the best theme to go with everything, a trifecta of Spirits posts rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and questions from Grimace the Minace and Megalatino000 about 0% chance characters as DLC and platform fighting game features that Smash could still adapt

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(1:45) TOP SMASH STORIES
• (1:50) Sakurai comments how Nintendo has chosen DLC characters, also STOP ASKING
• (12:47) Mirrors of direct feed matches from demos/livestreams
• (17:10) Alternate costumes listed on SSBWiki
• (22:08) Classic Mode difficulty changes and matches are character-customized
• (25:17) Fans compiling music track list on Smashboards
• (27:48) Game & Watch Native American animation will be removed
• (33:18) Sakurai’s 10-year-old comment about manga characters
• (37:11) 8Bitdo Gbros. Wireless Adapter for Switch
• (39:41) COMMERCIALS: “One More Game” live-action and Banner Alive CG animated

(45:26) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (45:50) Ken
• (48:51) Spring Man
• (51:20) Guile Stage
• (54:10) Spirits Pt. 1
• (57:24) Spirits Pt. 2
• (58:52) Spirits Pt. 3
• (1:02:39) Olimar
• (1:05:47) Yuri Kozukata

(1:09:17) MAILTIME
• (1:09:44) Grimace the Minace: “Which character (besides Goku) that you truly believe has zero chance of being playable would you be most excited to see as DLC?”
• (1:15:57) Megalatino000: “Have any of you played any non-Nintendo platform fighter / Smash clones (not including mods to Smash) and is there anything from them (not just characters) you wish Smash would add?”

(1:18:50) PLAYING
• (1:18:54) Super: The Jackbox Party Pack 5, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Super Mario Odyssey, Hollow Knight, Sonic Adventure
• (1:20:41) Youko: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (PLATINUM), Red Dead Redemption II, The Jackbox Party Pack 5
• (1:24:24) TonyTH: Super Mario Odyssey

(1:27:23) OUTRO
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