Pocketoid 81: Pokemon Gold and Silver



In this episode of Pocketoid:
  • Before Addison left for Japan, we recorded this topical episode about our Pokemon Gold & Silver memories!
  • The best Pokemon games in history!
  • Jordan had a weird childhood
  • Say a prayer for Addison's poor mother.
  • Yes, Jordan really did skip an entire day of school in the bathroom and playing Pokemon.
What are some of your favorite Pokemon Gen 2 memories? Be sure to tell us on Twitter or our Facebook Page!

Pocketoid 80: Stardew Valley and Axiom Verge!



In this episode of Pocketoid:
  • A bit of poppy audio towards the mid-end of the episode. Sorry about that!
  • Addison and Jordan beat the Konami arcade game Metamorphosis and WHY HAS NO ONE PLAYED THIS!?
  • Addison is still playing Yakuza 0 surprising no one.
  • Jordan has basically been playing nothing except for old games on his GPD
  • Axiom Verge sure is a Metroid game, but it's also an excellent labor of love. 
  • Stardew Valley is freaking amazing, but hard to review because it's so huge!
  • We answer a whole bunch of your questions!
Have you decided to abandon your real life for the world of Stardew Valley? Be sure to tell us on Twitter or our Facebook Page!

Pocketoid 79: Steamworld Dig 2, Golf Story, GPD XD, and MORE!



In this episode of Pocketoid:
  • Addison's Picross love is insatiable. 
  • Jordan bought the GPD XD, a Chinese Android handheld built for emulation!
  • Pan Pan brings a fantastic (and cheap), yet tiny puzzle adventure to the Switch.
  • Addison has been playing Golf Story and it is just an absolute joy.
  • Steamworld Dig 2 is a game so good, we had to change our review scale!
  • Lastly, we answer you guys' questions. Thanks for sending those in and enjoy the episode!
Has Steamworld Dig consumed your Metroid time? Be sure to tell us on Twitter or our Facebook Page!

Pocketoid 78: Metroid: Samus Returns, Quest of Dungeons, Forma.8, and MORE!




In this episode of Pocketoid:
  • Audio comes in a little late after the intro. Sorry about that!
  • We've been gone for a bit, but we're here with the first of 2 new episodes!
  • Jordan beat Breath of the Wild finally (it good)
  • The new Nintendo Direct somehow makes our Wolfenstein ramblings relevant
  • The Octopath Traveler demo is super pretty and... very dark?
  • Forma.8 is a Switch Metroidvania to make the Metroid Prime wait more bearable
  • Quest of Dungeons FINALLY brings traditional roguelike gameplay to the Switch
  • Metroid: Samus Returns is a very good game that needs D-Pad support.

Have you been playing Metroid? If not, why are you a horrible person who refuses to buy games that need your support? Be sure to tell us on Twitter or our Facebook Page!

Pocketoid 77: Nindies Summer Showcase Nintendo Direct 2017!




In this episode of Pocketoid:
  • We recorded late at night and are sleepy boys
  • Get at us Hamburger Helper
  • We're playing lots of the games we've already discussed!
  • Nintendo made a new Nindie Direct and we loved it!
  • Addison forgets the names of things
  • Games about blobs that bounce!
  • Games about cute animals solving puzzles!
  • Games about friends going on sword adventures!
  • Games about MEGA MAN ZERO + GUARDIAN HEROES
  • A NEW NO MORE HEROES (thing?)
  • Look out for Jordan's upcoming video at the Nintendo World Store!

What Nindies are you most excited about!? Be sure to tell us on Twitter or our Facebook Page!

Pocketoid 76: Chicken Wiggle, Severed, and more!



In this episode of Pocketoid:

  • Lots of games!
  • Please forgive Jordan for not taking his ADHD meds. He's a gentle boy.
  • Sonic Mania is still REALLY good!
  • Wolfenstein helps us feel better about world events.
  • Pokken Tournament DX and Monster Hunter XX demos!
  • Elimage Original is a new (old) dungeon-crawling RPG for the 3DS
  • Severed is very good and yet we never played it until now??
  • Graceful Explosion Machine is an excellent shooter about a candy corn
  • Piczle Lines DX brings Picross-like gameplay to the Switch!
  • Chicken Wiggle is a great reason to pick your 3DS back up!

Send us your Chicken Wiggle levels!

Pocketoid 75: Sonic Mania, Ironcast, Phantom Trigger, and Puzzle Adventure Blockle!



In this episode of Pocketoid:

- Bit of a long episode, but TONS of reviews!
- Addison finished Hey Pikmin! It was ok...
- Addison is having an excellent time with Niddhog 2 and that soundtrack is DOPE
- We played Blaster Master Zero and Magical Drop 2 together!
- Jordan played some more Dragon Quest 8 and beat Kamiko!
- Puzzle Adventure Blockle is a pretty good Switch puzzle... adventure... game
- Ironcast is a really great and not just because of the robots!
- Phantom Trigger has a lot to love, despite its rough edges.
- Sonic Mania is one of the best games we've played all year
- SERIOUSLY GUYS BUY SONIC MANIA

Hey, why haven't you bought Sonic Mania yet? Tell us on Twitter and we'll yell at you!

Pocketoid 74 - Splatoon 2, Hey Pikmin, and Miitopia!



In this episode of Pocketoid:

- Friends playing Splatoon 2 in the background
- Check out our Facebook Page!
- Jordan went camping and brought his Arduboy
- Castle Boy for the Arduboy is a really excellent Castlevania demake!
- Ever Oasis is eh, it's ok.
- Hey! Pikmin brings those cute plant boys to your 3DS!
- Miitopia is 2017's best game featuring Shadow the Hedgehog.
- Splatoon 2 is eating our lives and we will not apologize.
- Nintendo's Switch app is garbo
- Stop whining about Metroid

Hey, why haven't you been playing Spla2n with us!? Hit us up!

Pocketoid 73 - Cursed Castilla EX, Bulb Boy, and Vaccine!



In this episode of Pocketoid:

- NEW OPENING! Time Trials by Hyper Potions!
- Jordan is sick!
- Thank you Amazon for all the cheap 3DS games
- Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is really really really good!
- Ever Oasis is uh... Not off to a great start.
- Jordan is a jerk and forgot to ask Addison what he's been playing
- Review of Vaccine, a really tough survival horror roguelike on Switch.
- Review of Bulb Boy, a super creepy and super cute adventure game on Switch!
- Review of Cursed Castilla EX, a tough-as-nails arcade action platformer on 3DS!
- We're going to have to double down on episodes this month with SO many games coming out!!

Should we both pick up Splatoon 2 this week? What do you think we're made of money?

Pocketoid 72: ARMS, goNNER, and Snake Pass!




In this episode of Pocketoid:

- Jordan was leaving to go out of town so we recorded in a hurry!
- The SNES Classic got announced and our predictions were pretty close!
- STAR FOX 2 WHAT
- goNNER is a really fun roguelike/shooter/platformer thing!
- Snake Pass is really great, but hey why is that new icon garbage?
- ARMS is really great, but we've kind of talked about it before already!
- There are too many games coming out this year

Have you played any of these games? How much money are you losing this year?

Pocketoid 71: E3 2017 Recap and Shantae 1/2 Genie Hero!



In this episode of Pocketoid:

- Addison is finally done with Persona 5!
- We've been playing quite a few games
- We have a review for Shantae 1/2 Genie Hero!
- Maybe the best E3 for handhelds? Ever?
- Microsoft had a good press conference for once
- Sony had a not very good press conference for once
- Nintendo blew everything out of the water
- The best announcement was the new Kirby game. What's Metroid??
- All our money is gone come this fall.

What were your thoughts on E3 this year?

Pocketoid 70: E3 2017 Predictions and SNES Classic!



In this episode of Pocketoid:

- We're playing the same stuff!
- More 8bitdo NES30Pro controller impressions
- Nintendo revealed their online service!
- We give the 30 games we want on the SNES Classic!
- Our E3 2017 predictions!

What are you looking forward to at E3!?

Pocketoid SP 69: Fire Emblem Echoes, ARMS demo, Thumper, and more! ⁿᶦᶜᵉ




In this episode of Pocketoid:

- We've got reviews for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia!
- Review of Thumper for Switch!
- Review of Kamiko!
- TumbleSeed Impressions!
- We've played a bunch of the ARMS Global Testpunch this weekend!
- 8bitdo updated their controllers to work with the Switch and we've got one!
- We've played a bunch of the ARMS Global Testpunch this weekend!
- Overall just a ton of things to talk about and we're getting hyped for E3 guys!!

Played any of these games?? Tell us what you thought on Twitter!

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Pocketoid SP 68: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, and MORE!




In this episode of Pocketoid:

- Jordan forgot the intro/outro, but IT'S TOO LATE TO GO BACK NOW
- Sorry about poppy audio! We'll leave our phones in the other room next time.
- We miss our handheld gaming podcast friends
- We lost 2 episodes and we are TIRED OF IT!
- Persona 5 remains.
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sure is Mario Kart, but also we love it. And hate it.
- Garou: Mark of the Wolves, and more NEOGEO Switch games
- Pocket Jockey sure is a video game
- Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is an oldie, but a goodie

Hey, wanna play Mario Kart with us? hit us up on Twitter!

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Pocketoid SP 67: Nintendo Direct, Persona 5, and more Switch!


In this episode of Pocketoid:

- BETTER AUDIO THAN EVER BEFORE
- Dan is here to talk about games!
- We're still playing Zelda!
- PERSONA 5 HAS EATEN OUR LIVES HELP
- We talk about Nintendo Direct news!
- How much longer does our boy the 3DS have?

You playing Persona 5? How depressed is it making you? Let us know!

Pocketoid SP 66: Nintendo Switch, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and MORE!!


In this episode of Pocketoid:

- Back to not great audio quality...
- The Switch came out and we're late to the party!
- BREATH OF THE WILD HAS EATEN OUR LIVES HELP
- Blaster Master Zero is a very good game you should spend money on.
- Some other stuff I'm sure. This episode is late getting out.

Did you buy Nintendo Switch? What do you think of Breath of the Wild? Let us know on Twitter!

Pocketoid SP 65: Fire Emblem Heroes!



In this episode of Pocketoid:

- Excellent audio quality!
- We recorded this episode right before Jordan got super sick and now he can't remember what's in it.
- Yakuza 0 is a game that we CANNOT STOP PLAYING
- Jordan is still playing Dragon Quest VIII and you should be too.
- Addison did a dumb thing with his Final Fantasy VI playthrough.
- Fire Emblem Heroes is pretty fun!
- Fire Emblem Heroes' character lottery is pretty not fun!
- We're still so hyped for the Switch!

Are you playing Fire Emblem Heroes? Why are you playing that still? Let us know on Twitter!

Pocketoid SP 64: Dragon Quest VIII and Fire Emblem News!



In this episode of Pocketoid:

- We talk a tiny bit our weird relationship with Destructoid (who we love)
- Addison has only been playing Pretty Boy Road Trip (Final Fantasy XV)
- Jordan's been playing a bunch of Persona 3 Portable to prep for Persona 5!
- Impressions for Dragon Quest VIII 3DS!
- SO MUCH FIRE EMBLEM NEWS
- FIRE EMBLEM ECHOES LOOKS INCREDIBLE
- Some more Nintendo Switch talk throughout!

Are you playing Dragon Quest VIII and if not, why do you hate good games? Let us know on Twitter!

Pocketoid SP 63: Nintendo Switch Reveal With Friends!



In this episode of Pocketoid SP:

- We recorded an episode immediately following the Nintendo Switch reveal conference!
- We recorded with a ton of our friends!
- Some things are outdated as more info has come out oh well
- We're pretty freaking hype for the Switch
- Our favorite reveals!
- Nintendo is still a weirdo and we love them anyway.

What did you think of the conference? Let us know on Twitter!

Pocketoid SP 62: 2016 Games of the Year!



In this episode of Pocketoid SP:

- We played games over the holidays!
- Games like Final Fantasy XV, The Last Guardian, Titanfall 2, Steamworld Heist, Pokemon Prism, Jackbox Games, Adventure Labyrinth Story, Gurumin 3D, 
- We actually played some Vita games in the Year of our Lord 2016!?!?!?
- Our favorite handheld games of 2016!!
- We didn't play any of the same games this year!
- We're still hyped for the Nintendo Switch in 2017!

What were your favorite handheld games of 2016? Let us know on Twitter!

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