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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 13: A Delayed Direct Reveal

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 delayed Nintendo Direct and what Smash Bros. reveal could be incoming, an email tip about wireless Gamecube controllers at GameStop, David Hayter claims to not have recorded any Snake lines yet, a music update that gives a Metal Gear Solid flair to Mario, Final Destination rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and a question from Zenjestr about current assist trophies we would like to see as playable characters

-OUTLINE-

(3:04) TOP SMASH STORIES
• (3:11) Nintendo Direct delayed due to Hokkaido earthquake
• (8:52) Who is the most likely upcoming Smash Bros. character reveal?
• (15:36) David Hayter says he hasn’t recorded Snake lines yet

(16:59) RUMOR CENTRAL
TIP (Shawzilla): Wireless Gamecube Controllers at GameStop?

(22:46) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (22:58) Ike
• (25:19) King Dedede
• (29:30) Fortress Boss (Super Mario Bros. 3)
• (32:46) Final Destination
• (35:36) Alolan Exeggutor
• (38:11) NOT POSTED

(38:59) MAILTIME
• Zenjestr: “If Sakurai had a special Fighter Ballot this time around where we could select any two KO’able assist trophies (so no Moon, Nintendog, Pong, etc.) as playable fighters, who would you EXPECT to win and who would you WANT to win.”

(42:05) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 9: A Direct to Rool Them All

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 massive Smash Bros. Direct, Simon Belmont and King K. Rool are newcomers, three new echo fighters suggest there are more to come, the full stage list leaves out certain favorites from past titles, a blurred section on the main menu has been deciphered as “Spirits,” rumors that reference the new characters, the Bomber item rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and a question from Zenjestr about where our current character and echo fighter predictions stand

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(3:59) SMASH BROS. DIRECT BREAKDOWN
• (4:08) The Pre-Hype
• (6:48) Castlevania with Simon and Richter
• (18:11) Chrom and Dark Samus
• (26:15) Stage Showcase
• (45:19) My Music
• (53:50) Rules
• (59:48) Battle Modes
• (1:06:24) Items
• (1:08:34) Pokémon
• (1:10:05) Assist Trophies
• (1:14:03) Main Menu and “Spirits”
• (1:16:47) King K. Rool

(1:23:37) RUMOR CENTRAL
• (1:24:04) WhissIBlank NeoGAF leak pegs Simon and K. Rool on July 3
• (1:30:50) CEO leak claims demo datamine with Japanese character names on July 1

(1:32:28) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• Samus
• Bomber
• Website Update
• Bloody Tears / Monster Dance
• Simon Belmont
• King K. Rool

(1:38:47) MAILTIME
• (1:09:39) Zenjestr: “There’s a rumor that we have “half a dozen” roster reveals left until release. Assuming this is true, which characters do you think we’ll get and how many of them do you think will be echo fighters?”

(1:52:16) OUTRO
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 8: EVO and Direct Breaking News

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super and our guest Alex O’Neill from Irrational Passions to discuss the breaking news of EVO 2018 Melee Finals and a Smash Bros. Direct announcement, how Smash Bros. Ultimate and Wii U were presented at EVO, a Generation VII Pokémon representative rumor, Jigglypuff and Wario bring the humor in their screenshots, Lylat Cruise rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and questions from Max Roberts and Phantomstar64 about how stage selection should be arranged and our favorite amiibo

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(3:31) CATCHING UP WITH ALEX
• (3:51) What’s new with Alex
• (5:58) Favorite games played since SMYN
• (8:03) Irrational Passions and Podcast Ultimate

(10:45) QUICK HITS
• (10:51) Smash Bros. Ultimate exhibition at EVO 2018
• (14:06) Crowd boos Bayonetta at EVO 2018 Smash 4 Grand Finals

(24:11) RUMOR CENTRAL
• (24:29) DasVergeben claims no Decidueye, Lycanroc, or Mimikyu

(30:46) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (31:00) Jigglypuff
• (38:54) Fake Smash Ball
• (43:28) Galaga Medley
• (49:57) Lylat Cruise
• (53:47) BREAKING NEWS: Smash Bros. Direct announced for 8/8 at 10 AM ET
• (59:37) Wario
• (1:04:47) BREAKING NEWS: Leffen wins EVO 2018 Melee Finals
• (1:05:53) Rodin

(1:09:17) MAILTIME
• (1:09:39) Max Roberts: “How do you think stages will be organized/handled in Ultimate? With the possibility of 100+ stages, it seems messy and daunting to just throw them up on pages and have people scroll through.”
• (1:14:01) Phantomstar64: “What are some of your favorite amiibo?”

(1:17:51) OUTRO
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Super on Twitter
Alex on TwitterIrrational Passions
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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 7: Falcon Goes to Daytona

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super, TonyTH, and our guest Joel Orndorff (Imabeast78) to discuss an F-Zero combination of Captain Falcon and a crossover medley, an upcoming exhibition on the EVO 2018 stage, Nintendo Direct and Isabelle rumors, the Mii fighters show that the shadow of customs lives on, Princess Peach’s Castle rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and questions from Timberwolf and Missingno87 about stages for our most wanted characters and Brawl and Smash 4’s biggest character mistakes

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(2:40) CATCHING UP WITH IMABEAST78
• (2:41) What’s new with Joel
• (3:46) Favorite games played since SMYN
• (7:10) Streaming on Twitch

(9:07) QUICK HITS
• (9:09) Showing on EVO stage, August 3rd at 9 PM ET
• (12:56) August 2nd Nintendo Direct rumor
• (19:20) DasVergeben teases Isabelle

(20:20) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (20:30) Mii Brawler/Swordfighter/Gunner
• (26:33) Great Plateau Tower
• (30:18) F-Zero Medley
• (36:32) Princess Peach’s Castle
• (41:09) R.O.B.
• (47:54) Captain Falcon

(53:38) MAILTIME
• (54:04) Timberwolf: “What kind of stage would you want to see come with your most anticipated newcomer, if they’re not from a heavily represented series already?”
• (1:00:53) Missingno87: “What do you see as the biggest mistake in Brawl and Smash 4 regarding character choice and move sets?”

(1:05:47) OUTRO
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TonyTH on Twitter
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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