GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 649

I know we've talked about a lot of weird things on the podcast, but I never thought we'd have a show where the main point of discussion was cardboard! Let's jump in, shall we?

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Detective Pikachu mascot costume now wandering around Japan

Man, this is how you know Pokemon Co. and Nintendo really care about the little details. You'd think Pokemon Co. could just take one of the inflatable Pikachu mascot costumes and throw a hat/cowl on it and call it a day. That's not good enough for them, so they made a brand-new suit featuring a facial expression closer to that of Detective Pikachu. Now that's dedication I can appreciate!

Slime-san - "Blackbird’s Kraken" DLC seeing slight delay

The notorious Blackbird's kracked, I mean, cracked! He believes Slime-san stole his treasure and unleashed his giant Kraken upon him! Sound familiar? It is now up to Slime-san to escape the giant squid's jaws back out to freedom!

A totally independent campaign from Slime-san! Are you ready for an aquatic adventure?
25 normal and 25 NG+ levels within a giant kraken!
10 target mode challenges that will test your skills!
200 Bananas to collect and spend in gameplay, clothing and furniture shops!
A customizable house that you can style and furnish to your heart's content!
Unlock different play styles and outfits!
Exciting new mechanics like the submarine mode, acid bubbles and suction cups!
A speedrunning mode to compete with in leaderboards!
An entire tropical Island you can explore and discover with tons of characters!
A bizarre FPS mini-game: Gloomy! Can you beat the alien invasion?!
Loads of cutscenes and story elements to experience and enjoy!
Secret characters and set-pieces to discover across your journey!
Extensive settings to tinker with to customize your gaming experience!
Music by Adhesive Wombat, FantomenK, Richard Gould & Mischa Perella!
More secrets!

If you've been eager to check out the Blackbird's Kraken DLC on Switch, we've got some bad news. Looks like the DLC has been delayed, but the developer is hoping to still get it out in a month's time.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for Jan. 21st, 2018

[Log-in Bonus] A new set of Daily Log-in Bonuses is now live, allowing players to get the following: Leaf Ticket x1, paper x3, sea throw net x3, 1 000 Bells, sporty essence x1, Request Ticket x1, steel x3, river throw net x3, 1 000 Bells, and cute essence x1 (available until January 31st)

[Teaser] Tomorrow, a new event will start and will feature winter-themed furniture.

Fire Emblem Heroes - content update for Jan. 21st, 2018

[Maps] The latest set of Special Maps is now live: “Refined Weapons”. There’s 5 maps in total, playable in 3 difficulty levels (Normal, Hard, Lunatic), so technically 15 maps in total. Clearing them allows you to get Orbs and Refining Stones (available until February 5th)

[Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available: “Refined Weapons”. Clearing those allow you to get Orbs and Great Badges (available until February 5th)

Miitomo - content update for Jan. 20th, 2018

"Stars of the petting zoo! Fashion Farm" is back in Miitomo Drop!

- fluffy sheep hat
- woolly sheep outfit top
- woolly sheep outfit boots
- silly piggy sweater
- piggy overalls
- oink oink jogging pants
- angelic piglet pal

NBA and MLB meet when Steph Curry and Hunter Pence square off in Mario Kart 8

Watch Stephen Curry stops by Coral Sword! from CoralSword on www.twitch.tv

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence and Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry are never going to meet for competition in the sports world, as they both play different sports! Turns out they found a way to do battle though, and Mario Kart 8 was the facilitator. Check out all the heated moments of their competition above!

Shu - more footage

When the great and terrible Storm destroys the village, Shu embarks on a desperate journey to survive. Along the journey Shu encounters stranded villagers; survivors of the devastation that need help. In return for Shu's assistance, these peculiar characters grant unique special abilities that Shu can use to traverse the treacherous path ahead.

Tales of the Tiny Planet - gameplay footage

«Tales of the Tiny Planet» tells the story of a Planet searching through the galaxies for his lost friends. You have the ability to manipulate the world elements to guide him safely through the galaxies in this Physics-Puzzle-Adventure. Will the missing planet be behind the next portal? Find out, Beat the high-score or compete with your friends in this new Physics-Puzzle!

Check Out This 3D-Printed Switch Joy-Con Grip That Holds Your Phone

Apparently people like to watch/listen to other stuff while they play games. This is a new concept to me! If you're someone in that camp and you're looking for a way to fulfill your streaming needs while playing Switch, this 3D-printed solution could be just what you need. This option supports the iPhone X and Galaxy S8+. You can get the plans to print your own here!