There was a Nintendo Direct this week. Let’s talk about that.
50’s-80’s inspired rock remixes dominate NGI‘s airwaves, with cuts by ilp0, Mutherpluckin’ B, WillRock, Xoc, norg, virt and more!
To celebrate seventy-five consecutive episodes (and make up for missed updates), enjoy this Q&A-heavy episode of the BumbleKast! Patreon Perk – Jump the Q&A: 4:35
Season 2 of Iron Fist is only 10 episodes!
- 35:13 – Nintendo Direct postponed by major earthquake
- 46:52 – Gaming tournament tries new security procedures in wake of shooting
NGI departs for space this week with a special dedicated to the legendary Gradius series! Nemesis, Salamader, Life Force: Whatever you call it, they’re some of the best sidescrolling shoot-em-ups ever made, so it’s only fair that some great remixes by CarboHydroM, SnappleMan, bLiNd, Scaredsim, Benjamin Briggs, and more complement them!
My opinion hasn’t changed, so suck it, random Pyra fanboy! That aside, this show had a pretty good playlist, nice mix of city pop, new wave, synthwave, , whatever. Read on for the full playlist:
You can barely see Snake there, thanks to Carpenter Brut’s new album, Leather Teeth [Bandcamp, €8 or more], which came out in February of
last this year, and it’s about as loud and as good as you’d expect! I also played a lot of assorted VGM and EDM goodness. Read on for the full playlist:
As is marmalade.
- 12:31 – Cyberpunk 2077 has a filthy, potty mouth
- 27:40 – Super nifty game jam challenges participants to make a game that removes a standard mechanic of its genre
- 35:45 – Nazi imagery removed from new survival game
- 48:20 – Sony’s reason for not enabling cross platform play is bunk
This week, NGI returns for a cruise with K.K. Slider, goes on patrol with Astrocops, hits up new OCR, KWED, and DoD goodness, gets all chiptune-y for a bit, and all sorts of other fun stuff!
This is why we can’t have nice things.
- 28:22 – Amazon decreases the value of its subscription service’s video game pre-order perk
- 42:09 – Valve makes Windows games playable on Linux
- 52:56 – Miyamoto opines on flat-fee vs free-to-play mobile games