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Episode 177: A Networked Beginning

Nintendo goes mobile and talks about NX, Five Nights at Freddy’s is getting a Hollywood movie, Hideo Kojima and Konami are going through a messy breakup, and Amiibo madness are discussed. Also, April’s Nintendo Direct, Zelda Wii U and Uncharted 4 receive delays, Bethesda has an E3 conference and much more! As the SMYN Network evolves, so do we! We introduce Joe (thedobaga) and Ben (GymleaderBen) as co-hosts, present a new YouTube-friendly format where we literally show you our news, and catch you up on our two-month hiatus! SMYN is back and better than ever! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, and GymleaderBen break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Vegeta is Tsundere

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START OF A NEW ERA
• Joe and Ben, welcome!
• Miles will be as involved as life allows him
• New format of, literally, Show Me Your News! (YouTube, etc.)
• Supplemented by Soapboxes
• Peter and Rachel are engaged!

(6:00) PETER: Nintendo going mobile with DeNA and mentions NX
(21:26) RACHEL: Five Nights at Freddy’s going Hollywood?
(33:17) JOE: Hideo Kojima out at Konami?
(45:48) BEN: AMIIBO MADNESS AHHHHHH

(1:01:22) MORE HEADLINES
Nintendo Direct – April 1, 2015
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Call of Duty: Black Ops III revealed in obscure marketing
Zelda Wii U and Uncharted 4 delayed
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain out on September 1
• VR Roundup: Valve’s HTC Vive by end of year, Project Morpheus in Spring 2016
Bethesda to hold an E3 press conference this year

(1:18:46) WUT R U PLAYN
Ben: Super Mario 64, Heroes of the Storm
Joe: Final Fantasy XIII, Mario Golf: World Tour, Harmoknight, Telltale’s Jurassic Park: The Game, Persona Q
Rachel: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Zero Escape: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, Fire Emblem Awakening, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, Mario Kart 7, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, King’s Quest V
Peter: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Persona 4 Arena, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Super Smash Bros., Sonic Adventure 2 HD, MLB 15 The Show, Life is Strange, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker,

(1:28:32) OUT RECENTLY
Evolve, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, The Order: 1886, Resident Evil Revelations 2, Five Nights at Freddy’s 3, Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, Ori and the Blind Forest, Code Name S.T.E.A.M., Battlefield Hardline, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Mario Party 10, Bloodborne, MLB 15 The Show, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

(1:31:46) YOUTUBE RECOMMENDATIONS
Peter: Persona 5 Trailer
Rachel: Welcome to FanFiction.net! (and Wattpad)
Joe: PBG Plays Super Mario 64: Chaos Edition
Ben: Bustin

Episode 176: Real Life in the Club

APEX 2015 in the Smash Bros. Update, Club Nintendo is shutting down, and Microsoft HoloLens are discussed. Also, Spotify is coming to PlayStation, Monty Oum passes away, retailers bungling limited edition preorders is our Hilarity of the Weak and much more! Real life is hitting us especially hard lately, so we take some time at the end of the show to talk about what 2015 holds for SMYN. Youko, Solharath, and Eevee break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Cream Tea

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(3:14) GAME OF THE YEAR AWARDS

HEADLINES
(6:20) Headline 1: APEX 2015
Early tournament struggles with organizer and venue
Results
(20:00) Headline 2: Nintendo News
January 14 Direct
Club Nintendo shutting down
(32:30) Headline 3: Microsoft News
Xbox One streaming
HoloLens
(40:54) Hilarity of the weak: Retailers over-promise limited edition pre-orders — RELATED: Interview with former Nintendo employee Dan Adelman

(47:48) STORY POOL
AGDQ 2015 raises about $1.5 million for charity
Spotify coming to PlayStation
Metal Gear Rising 2 teased, then not
Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 revealed
Animator Monty Oum passes away

(59:17) OUT RECENTLY
Resident Evil HD Remaster, Saints Row: Gat out of Hell, Dying Light, Grim Fandango Remastered, Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered, Life is Strange: Episode 1, Apotheon

(1:05:55) WUT R U PLAYN?
Solharath: Professor Layton VS Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Batman
Eevee: Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Telltale’s Game of Thrones, Assassin’s Creed II, Tomodachi Life
Youko: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire, Hotel Dusk: Room 215, Resident Evil 4, Grim Fandango Remastered, Life is Strange: Episode 1

(1:23:13) YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Solharath: Interview with C9 Mango after APEX 2015 AND Interview with EG | PPMD after APEX 2015
Eevee: Game Grumps – Yoshi’s Story
Youko: Unreal Engine 4: Paris Apartment

(1:25:44) FUTURE IMPLICATIONS

Episode 172: Putting the M in Mask

Project M’s APEX Exclusion and New Release in the Smash Bros. Update, Nintendo Direct confirms Majora’s Mask 3DS, and the quality control on holiday video game releases are discussed. Also, the impending and expensive Nintendo Day, video game award season is upon us, Smash Bros. on TI-83 calculators is our Hilarity of the Weak and much more! How will be able to handle Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire in the same day? Youko, Solharath, and Eevee break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: A Disclosure in “Game Journalism”

GO NOMINATE GAMES for our SMYN Game of the Year Awards for 2014!

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HEADLINES
Headline 1: Smash Bros. Update – Woolly World and other stages
Project M not included in APEX 2015
Project M 3.5 released
Headline 2: Nintendo Direct brings Majora’s Mask 3D, more
Headline 3: Games are being released as incomplete this holiday
Hilarity of the weak: Smash Bros. on a TI-83 graphing calculator

STORY POOL
The Game Awards announced for December 5
Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
Attack on Titan and Marvel crossing over
Nintendo Day approaches on November 21st

OUT RECENTLY
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Assassin’s Creed: Rogue, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Tales of Hearts R, Five Nights at Freddy’s 2, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

WUT R U PLAYN?
Solharath: Project M, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, Hyrule Warriors
Eevee: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor
Youko: Kirby Triple Deluxe, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Assassin’s Creed: Rogue

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Solharath: Project M 3.5 Theme Song
Eevee: PeanutButterGamer – Tomodachi Life
Youko: Conan O’Brien’s Clueless Gamer: Advanced Warfare

Episode 170: Smash-travaganza Analysis

8-Player Matches, Smash Tour, and Mewtwo as DLC are discussed. Also, the fate of Ridley, a revamped Stage Builder with DANGER ZONES, Master Fortress, and much more! Before next week’s usual episode format, featuring SMYNjas at Youmacon 2014, we analyze the 50 Must-See Things Extravaganza for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U after a few days of reflection. Youko, Solharath, and Eevee break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: What GamerGate really is

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Kotaku’s breakdown of the Direct

Episode 158: My Date with Smash

Dragoon and Bullet Bill in the Smash Bros. Update, Nintendo’s E3 plans, and Microsoft’s latest reversals are discussed. Also, My Date with a Secret Agent in the Soapbox segment, Nintendo’s Tomodachi Life drama is our Hilarity of the Weak, and much more! Our guest is Rhoran, filmmaker and SMYN fan extraordinaire, as he tells us about his latest IndieGoGo film project! Youko, Super, and Rhoran break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Flattered = Drunk

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WUT R U PLAYN?
Super: Project M, Skies of Arcadia Legends, South Park: The Stick of Truth
Rhoran: Pokémon X, Garry’s Mod, Rhythm Heaven Fever, Donkey Kong (GBA), Super Mario Land, Aladdin (SNES)
Youko: Tales of the Abyss, Mario Golf: World Tour, Project M

HEADLINES
Headline 1: Smash Bros. Update – Dragoon and Bullet Bill
Headline 2: Nintendo’s E3 plans, Smash tournament, demos
Headline 3: Xbox One’s newest reversals
Kinect no longer required to be bundled
Paid apps no longer behind Gold paywall
Free games coming to Xbox Live Gold
Hilarity of the Weak: Nintendo’s bad response to Tomodachi Life gay marriage petition and CLARIFICATION

STORY POOL
E.T. found in New Mexico landfill
Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire announced
Mario Kart 8 Direct
Xbox Originals to bring entertainment programming to platform
Nintendo discusses “Nintendo Figure Platform” at investor meeting
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare stars Kevin Spacey

OUT RECENTLY
NES Remix 2, The Amazing Spiderman 2, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, Daylight, Child of Light, Kirby Triple Deluxe, Mario Golf: World Tour, MLB 14: The Show, The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Episode 3

SOAPBOX
Rhoran: “My Date with a Secret Agent” IndieGoGo

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Super: YTPMV: Looking for You
Rhoran: Kids of Today vs. 1980s Technology
Youko: Louie – So Did the Fat Lady