GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 653


It's a solo show this week, boys and girls. You have to put up with nothing but my voice for over an hour. It's a test of your own mental strength and endurance! Think you've got what it takes?!

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USK ratings board lists Yesterday Origins for Switch

Discover the latest adventure from Pendulo Studios, creators of the Runaway series!

"Yesterday Origins" will take the immortal heroes, John Yesterday and his other half Pauline, not only across the world, but across history itself. This interwoven narration gives the plot its depth and richness.

It's 1481. In the dead of night, young John is publically humiliated and dragged through the street. He is imprisoned by the Spanish Inquisition under suspicion of witchcraft.

Later, he undergoes an alchemical transformation making him immortal. But something goes wrong, after each resurrection, John completely forgets who he is.

In the current day, John is living with Pauline in Paris his immortal partner. They are searching for an artefact that is needed to make the potion again. During their investigation, they will have to face dangerous new protagonists who want to steal their secrets...


Pendulo Studios: over 20 years of adventure gaming experience
An original story taking place over several different eras
A mix of different styles: investigation, thriller, adventure, occultism
Off-the-wall dark humor typical of the studio
Over 10 different places to visit, and over 50 backgrounds
More than 25 colorful characters
An original soundtrack

PEGI rating for Stick It to the Man on Switch surfaces

Looks like Zoink has plans to bring over one of their classics titles to the Switch. Stick It to the Man came out on Wii U awhile ago, and proved to be a hit with those who checked it out. Now a whole new audience is going to have a crack at the game, as a PEGI rating for the title popped up, and it pertains to the Switch. Now we just sit back and wait for Zoink to make it official!

Thanks to Hero of Legend for the heads up!

Good Smile Company and Kotobukiya releasing multiple Nintendo-themed figurines

Good Smile Company and Kotobukiya both announced their future lineups for figurines, and they've got a lot of Nintendo love coming our way! You can check out pictures of the figurines and prototypes above, and below you'll see a list of characters/franchises that will be represented.

- Mythra (Xenoblade Chronicles 2)
- Inkling Girl (Splatoon)
- Blue (Pokemon)
- Blue (Pokemon) (Nendoroid)
- Lillie (Pokemon)
- Lillie (Pokemon) (Nendoroid)
- Guardian (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild) (Nendoroid)
- Mega Man X (Mega Man) (Nendoroid)
- Kirby (Kirby) (Capsule CoroCoroid)

Thanks to Neo Dark for the heads up!

Ice Hockey speedrun world record - 10 goals in 2:38

One of the few sports games I've actually poured a lot of time into! Still, I couldn't stand a chance at coming close to this new world record. Could you imagine being this guy's friend and trying to take him on in a game of Ice Hockey!?

Xeodrifter - more Switch footage

Xeodrifter™ is the story of an interstellar drifter traveling the stars on a simple mission of exploration. We join our nomad as he embarks on the investigation of a small cluster of four planets in the omega sector, after a collision with a rogue asteroid damaged his warp core.

Super Toy Cars - more footage

Super Toy Cars is a tabletop arcade combat racing game featuring fast and cool looking cars, impressive tracks made of everyday objects and a bunch of power-ups that will let you destroy your opposition. Collect all cars and upgrades to keep up with competition while you progress in career mode or have a quick race either against AI opponents or against friends. You can play up to 4 players locally and up to 8 players online. Go and build your own tracks, share them with friends or play with them in your tracks. Super Toy Cars is big and with lots of options for you to tinkle and play with, but most importantly this game has been carefully crafted to be fun play and fun to race, either alone or with friends.

SNK planning more support for Switch down the road

Looks like SNK has future plans for Switch beyond the games we know about. In an interview with Yasuyuki Oda, we find out the company "plans on releasing more titles for the Switch from here on." The company didn't mention what specific titles are being considered.

Second Switch emulator for homebrew games has surfaced

Surprise! There's already another Switch emulator on the scene. This one, just like the one before, doesn't run commercial games. The RyujiNX is capable of running homebrew software as of right now. This is obviously a path to some more nefarious efforts on Switch, but we'll see if those ever come to fruition.

Japanese TV show makes Pokemon fan's dream come true

Japanese TV program “Why Did You Come To Japan?” has just made a dream come true for American tourist Brittany. She's been looking to meet Pikachu for quite some time now, which is why the staff behind the TV show surprised Brittany with 10 Pikachu at Narita Airport. You can see her reaction to the surprise in the video above.