Episode 143: Mighty Hearts

Villager’s Recovery in the Smash Bros. Update, Xbox One’s release date revealed, and new versions of PlayStation Vita are discussed. Also, an SMYN game industry documentary and Mighty No. 9 in the Soapbox segment, Bully’s feather-ruffling achievement is our Hilarity of the Weak, and much more! Our guests are TheDobaga and GymLeaderBen from the SMYN Network show Read the Manual – what have Doba and Ben been playing recently and what will they get on their Soapbox about? Youko, Super, TonyTH, TheDobaga, and GymLeaderBen break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Cyberlink420 – Shantae and the Half-Genie Hero

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WUT R U PLAYN?
Super: Pokémon White 2
Doba: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix, Chrono Trigger, Saints Row IV
Ben: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix, Saints Row IV, Paper Mario, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
Tony: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Kirby Super Star, Xenosaga, Kirby 64, Rayman Legends, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix
Youko: Remember Me, Rayman Legends

HEADLINES
Headline 1: Smash Bros. Update – Villager’s Recovery
Headline 2: Xbox One release date revealed
Headline 3: PlayStation Vita Slim AND PlayStation Vita TV
Hilarity of the Weak: Achievement from Bully ruffles feathers

STORY POOL
iPhone 5S/5C round-up
Microsoft buying Nokia’s phone division
Pokémon Bank is an annual cloud-storage service
Pokémon Gen I starters (and Megas) are in X/Y

OUT RECENTLY
Diablo III (PS3), Rayman Legends, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD, Killzone: Mercenary, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix, NHL 14, Puppeteer

SOAPBOX
Youko: Grad school documentary thesis
Tony: Mighty No. 9 kickstarter
Doba: Kojima making MGSV more “erotic”
Ben: Clinical study on young game players and aggression
Super: Pokémon White 2 blind Nuzlocke run

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Doba: Luigi wins versus every level 9 CPU by doing nothing
Ben: Disney Dudez
Tony: GTAIV – You’ve Got a Friend in Me
Youko: Ylvis – The Fox AND Attack on Pokémon
Super: Game Grumps Remix – Underneath the Water

EXTRA SHOW LINKS
Read the Manual
Weekly Rundown
The List
Shoot the Shit
Moon Prism Power Hour
Second Save File
Bakosy
Soda Reviews

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