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About Nicktendo

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    English Teacher


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    The Zelda Series
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  1. Admittedly I do enjoy their banter, especially John. He is a funny man. I don't think I've even heard Gui speak about a game this year, always skip his bit. Just find him dry and uninteresting, and yes you're right, he rarely plays anything new. With John I don't mind that so much, his piece on Columns last week was gold. I like the chemistry he and James have.
  2. I haven't watched NVC in a few months, but did tune in for this absolute car crash... "Am I being gaslit?" is the most 2019 response to any criticism, valid or no. Amazing to witness how far IGN has fallen. Jose, Brian and Peer had great chemistry and always put on a great show, even if there was nothing of value to really discuss. I don't even know how these four got jobs. Clueless. I thought Zach went to work for Ubisoft? That was a quick return...
  3. Mario & Sonic at the 2020 Olympics (Switch)

    Stop getting Olympics games wrong!
  4. I think it took me just over an hour, with a lot of going back and forth. I really enjoyed it though, I'd forgotten everything about the layout so it felt like I was going through it fresh. It's a testament to the excellent design that it managed to provide a distinct challenge, even to a seasoned Zelda player, something I haven't really experienced in this game so far.
  5. Eagle’s Tower puts Breath of the Wild to shame. What an amazing dungeon. I don’t remember it being that hard in the 90s 😅
  6. Hollow Knight

    Didn't realise @S.C.G had already posted this in the Game Maker's thread. Good video though, watched it shortly after posting. Hollow Knight is SUCH a good game and watching this made me appreciate it all the more so.
  7. The Jimquisition Thread

    Yeah... Same for me. I've had seven wins since I bought the battle pass for chapter 2. I had managed seven total wins in 155 hours previously. It honestly kept me coming back... I did wonder though if the fact that Switch is "mobile only" now (i.e. separated from consoles and PC) had something to do with it. Guess not. Had no idea this was going on. Probably time to kick this to the kerb. Scummy bastards.
  8. Mario & Sonic at the 2020 Olympics (Switch)

    I found the demo laughably easy... Really hoping the story mode offers something a bit more meaty. Find out more on the podcast
  9. Indie Games

    I loved the debut showing it had in the Direct. I’m a fan of Shin’en’s stuff so will be keeping an eye on this.
  10. N-Europe Mario Kart League 2019

    I can’t make it tonight sorry
  11. Brexit 2019

    The decline of Britain over the past few years is something, you would think, came straight out of a fiction novel. Politicians and the media both deserve equal blame for the absolute state the country is in. The lies. The self-interest. The arrogance. It honestly makes me sick. I've permanently checked out and won't be coming back. Got my 5-year EU residency last week, started working and paying taxes. Registered a proxy vote, but at this point, I don't even think I'll bother. I'll be watching from the sidelines and counting my lucky stars I got out before it was too late.
  12. The Jimquisition Thread

    I always come away from watching Jim's videos with a smile on my face. Some of his more base humour isn't really for me, but the obscure British TV references and the way he forms a sentence and a turn of phrase sometimes have me on the floor. He's a genuinely funny guy, and while the topic is a bit depressing, I never come away from watching his videos as having wasted my time. He regularly informs and educates, always entertains. He is the BBC.
  13. N-E Cafe Podcast

    The Smashing Cast is more of a sort of roundtable, just everyone chatting about what they've been playing while playing Smash in the background. We did the test run on Wednesday and it seemed to work pretty well. Obviously it suits YouTube quite well. Every week will have a theme. We're going to be doing more of a traditional podcast, similar to Sacred Symbols. Bit of news, new releases, game discussion and then some questions. We'll have the occasional trivia segment thrown in every once in a while. This is the only Nintendo Podcast where F-Zero and WaveRace are mentioned every week without fail. Around Directs we usually do predictions, live discussion over the Direct, and then analysis a couple of days later. It's a lot of work, but it's really fun. Having done the main podcast for a while now and having taken part in the trial run of the other, I can say they are very different.
  14. The game still runs badly 😩
  15. Fallout 76 — 14th November 2018

    Sell it back to them for one-hundred-million-dollars!! To be fair, it was pretty smart. Now when people go to they'll be greeted by his website, where he lovingly refers to Bethesda's shit-show of a game as... "Fallout fuck you First" Brilliant. PR mess for Bethesda. Something good will come from it.