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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

-OUTLINE-

(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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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 21: Final Smash Direct Analysis

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 final Smash Direct and the Ultimate character roster, if we believed in the Box Theory or the Grinch Leak, World of Light’s succession to Subspace Emissary, the Spirits mode’s puzzling presentation, and a question from Dwight about our initial DLC character predictions

-OUTLINE-

(2:22) FINAL SMASH DIRECT BREAKDOWN
• (8:36) Ken & Incineroar
• (17:52) Character Select Screen
• (19:48) amiibo
• (20:29) Spirits
• (34:02) Online Play
• (43:51) Assist Trophies
• (54:32) Other Features
• (57:39) Options
• (1:01:50) Mii Fighter Costumes
• (1:03:20) DLC
• (1:30:22) Piranha Plant
• (1:35:54) World of Light

(1:46:08) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (1:46:24) Zero Suit Samus
• (1:48:02) Living Room
• (1:49:25) Rosalina & Luma
• (1:51:16) Klaptrap
• (1:52:07) Post-Direct Updates
• (1:52:32) Battle! Wild Pokémon
• (1:55:48) Incineroar

(1:10:00) MAILTIME
• (1:10:23) Dwight: “What would you like to see in the first year of post release support for Ultimate? What would be your ideal DLC character and stage list?”

(1:58:05) PLAYING
• (1:58:06) Super: Hollow Knight
• (1:58:21) Youko: Red Dead Redemption II
• (1:58:53) TonyTH: Marvel’s Spider-Man – Black Cat DLC, Deltarune

(1:59:31) OUTRO
Youko on TwitterThe PowerSwitch
Super on Twitter
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SMYN Ultimate | Final Smash Direct Predictions

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super and TonyTH to discuss 20 Yes/No questions that make up our Final Smash Direct predictions, such as whether or not The Grinch Leak is real, if the stage total will exceed 103, what Spirits mode actually will be, if a Global TestSmash or demo will be announced, and also our Big Boss Predictions before the truth comes out

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(3:16) 20 YES/NO PREDICTIONS
• (3:21) Is the Grinch Leak real?
• (5:25) Will anyone “die,” like Mario and Luigi have, in a character reveal trailer?
• (6:18) After speculation about chairs and couch patterns, will Skull Kid be shown in any fashion – character, assist trophy, boss, etc. – during the Direct?
• (7:05) Will Sakurai or a Treehouse member confirm that as a result of this Direct, we have now seen the full launch character roster?
• (8:47) Will we see an updated banner image that includes all of the revealed characters on the live broadcast by the end of the Treehouse showcase?
• (10:13) Will a stage that has never been seen in a Smash Bros. game be revealed, making the total more than 103?
• (11:51) Will the blurred menu mode, suggested to be called “Spirits,” be a story-based spiritual successor to Subspace Emissary?
• (14:07) Will more than three new boss characters, not seen in any previous Smash Bros. game as bosses, be revealed?
• (15:30) Will a brand new Smash Bros. mode be revealed, other than Spirits?
• (17:07) Will either Smash Run or Smash Tour return?
• (18:04) Will Board the Platforms or a character-specific Break the Targets mode return?
• (19:14) Will the specific terms “For Fun” and “For Glory” be featured as menu selections in a discussion of the online multiplayer mode?
• (20:30) Will Mii fighters with customized costumes be confirmed for online play?
• (21:13) Will we see a new character-specific conversation event, aside from Codec Calls, Palutena’s Guidance, and Star Fox Conversations?
• (22:52) Will we see any evidence that the music library contains more than two Final Fantasy tracks?
• (24:03) Will players be able to change the order of how the character or stage select screens are arranged?
• (25:01) Will we learn what the mystery sprout item is?
• (26:54) Will there be any talk of DLC plans?
• (28:17) Will a Global TestSmash or demo be announced?
• (29:46) Will Sakurai be live in-person on the post-Direct Treehouse broadcast?

(31:37) BIG BOSS PREDICTIONS
• (31:49) Youko: The character/roster results from the Direct will be viewed as better than the Box Theory, but worse than the Grinch Leak. Out of all the non-echo newcomers from the Grinch Leak, Mach Rider has the best chance of being revealed as a playable character. Minecraft’s representation in the game will be shown as Creeper as an Assist Trophy.
• (34:44) Super: Crocomire will be revealed as a boss character
• (35:18) TonyTH: The Grinch Leak is real, but Banjo-Kazooie will be shown at Microsoft’s XO18 event

(36:15) FINAL THOUGHTS

(39:15) OUTRO
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Episode 184: A Wedding in Screaming Valleys

Our Gamescom 2015 preview, SGDQ 2015 comes to a close, new Super Smash Bros. DLC includes Tourney Mode, and rumors of possible game remakes are discussed. Also, Windows 10 is released on PCs, Nintendo NX may have its first announced games, Kojima and Del Toro are still conspiring and much more! Ben has been playing Life is Strange, Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 is out recently, and Peter recommends his and Rachel’s wedding on YouTube! Our guest is Darkurai, who helps recount the events of our eighth podcast anniversary celebration! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, GymleaderBen, and Darkurai break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Dark Domestic Satanic Rituals

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(2:45) PETER: Gamescom Preview
(13:01) BEN: SGDQ 2015 and Speedrunning
(29:01) DARKURAI: Smash Bros DLC from July 31
(42:02) JOE: Remake teases: Final Fantasy XII and Resident Evil 2

(57:47) MORE HEADLINES
Windows 10 released
Dragon Quest XI announced…for NX?
Kojima and Del Toro still looking to work on a project
Nintendo TVii shutting down August 11

(1:07:26) WUT R U PLAYN
ALL: #8YearsofSMYN Games
Ben: Heroes of the Storm, Super Mario World, King’s Quest, Life is Strange
Joe: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX, Punch-Out!!
Darkurai: Grand Theft Auto V, Planetside 2, Rhythm Tengoku: The Best+
Rachel: Mario Kart 7, World of Warcraft
Peter: Mario Kart 7, Life is Strange

(1:29:39) OUT RECENTLY
Telltale’s Game of Thrones: Episode 5, Five Nights at Freddy’s 4: The Final Chapter, King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, Angry Birds 2, Life is Strange: Episode 4

(1:31:35) YOUTUBE RECOMMENDATIONS
Peter: Rachel Yates and Peter Spezia’s Wedding AND SMYN Network – 8 Years of SMYN
Rachel: Vinesauce Vinny – The Choicest Voice
Darkurai: Achievement Hunter – GTA V Online Heist
Joe: MAD-DAWG
Ben: Bill Nye Reading Mean Tweets

(1:38:27) EASTER EGG

Episode 181: E3 2015 Predictions

E3 2015 predictions for Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo are discussed. Also, Bethesda reveals Fallout 4, EA plans to show more than conceptual material, The Last Guardian may be a thing this year, and much more! We break down the 50 Yes/No questions from our contest and have guests call-in for this annual event! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, and GymleaderBen are joined by plenty of guests to break down the latest news from the gaming world!

50 YES/NO QUESTIONS

MICROSOFT
Guest: DQP
(3:16) – Will Halo 5: Guardians open or close the show?
(9:09) – Will a Halo: Reach remaster be revealed?
(12:34) – Will Xbox One receive an updated model or price cut?
(14:32) – Will Microsoft HoloLens be mentioned during the conference?
(17:02) – Will we see a trailer for Gears of War 4?
Guest: River Kanoff
(23:27) – Will Scalebound receive a release window that is more specific than just 2015 or 2016?
(25:30) – Will we see Minecraft in any capacity during the conference?
(27:58) – Will the phrase “powered by Xbox Live” (or similar) be mentioned?
(31:03) – Will Rare’s new game make use of one of their old franchises?
(33:21) – Will Phil Spencer change his outfit during the course of the show?

SONY
Guest: Squallmuzza
(41:00) – Will we learn the final name for Project Morpheus?
(45:17) – Will No Man’s Sky, The Witness, or Adrift have Project Morpheus functionality announced?
(49:44) – Will a new model of PlayStation Vita be announced?
(53:37) – Will a collection of Uncharted games be announced for PlayStation 4?
(55:28) – Will we see a gameplay demo for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End?
Guest: Darkurai
(1:04:32) – Will Gran Turismo 7 be revealed?
(1:07:09) – Will Guerrilla Games, Bend, or Media Molecule reveal their PS4 game?
(1:10:45) – Will Level-5’s planned JRPG project partnership with Sony Japan be revealed to be a new IP?
(1:13:21) – Will a sequel be announced during Sony’s conference, in which the last game in its series was released within the last five years?
(1:14:57) – Will the phrase “U.S. dollars” be mentioned?

NINTENDO
Guest: Faulerro
(1:17:59) – Will a new Super Smash Bros. DLC character be revealed?
(1:22:42) – Will the first Nintendo and DeNA mobile games be revealed?
(1:24:50) – Will an Animal Crossing game for Wii U be revealed?
(1:27:16) – Will another new game line of Amiibo figures (i.e. Smash Bros., Super Mario, Splatoon so far) be revealed?
(1:29:34) – Will the next mainline series Pokémon game (not a spinoff) be revealed for 3DS?
Guest: CyberLink420
(1:33:31) – Will Retro Studios’ next game be revealed?
(1:36:12) – Will the concepts presented last year in Project Giant Robot or Project Guard appear in a full Wii U game?
(1:38:44) – Will an HD remaster of a game be announced for Wii U?
(1:41:04) – Will Virtual Console, the new Club Nintendo program, or NX be mentioned in the Nintendo Digital Event?
(1:43:28) – Will the phrase “Up until now” be mentioned in the Nintendo Digital Event?

THIRD-PARTIES
Guest: XTheDarkOne
(1:50:39) – Will an Elder Scrolls game (not Elder Scrolls Online) be discussed during Bethesda’s conference?
(1:53:48) – Will Square-Enix reveal a release month for Final Fantasy XV in the U.S.?
(1:56:39) – Will new video footage of Kingdom Hearts III be shown during the Square-Enix conference?
(1:59:17) – Will a new Star Wars game (not Battlefront) be revealed?
(2:01:23) – Will EA reveal Mass Effect Trilogy Remastered?
Guest: Cadet Hat Sean
(2:07:07) – Will Ubisoft reveal a Rayman, Splinter Cell, or Watch Dogs sequel?
(2:10:21) – Will Rock Band 4 or Guitar Hero Live be featured with a trailer or demo during a press conference?
(2:13:14) – Will a specific release date for the U.S. be revealed for Persona 5?
(2:15:00) – Will a new game from Rockstar be revealed?
(2:16:47) – Will a new game be revealed in a series where its last game was released over ten years ago?

IS THIS THE YEAR FOR…
Guest: KindKing01
(2:20:32) – Fallout 4
(2:21:45) – Banjo-Threeie
(2:23:07) – The Last Guardian
(2:24:54) – Metroid (Wii U or 3DS)
(2:26:08) – Resident Evil 7
Guest: MajorMoses
(2:29:09) – Left 4 Dead 3
(2:32:56) – Shenmue HD
(2:34:56) – Crash Bandicoot
(2:36:18) – Beyond Good and Evil 2
(2:37:37) – Parappa the Rapper

(2:42:06) FINAL BIG BOSS AND KIEFER PREDICTIONS