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The Holiday 2021 Nintendo Gift Guide | All Things Nintendo

by Brian Shea on Nov 26, 2021 at 03:00 PM

With the U.S. celebrating Thanksgiving this week, today marks the official start of holiday shopping season. This week, host Brian Shea is joined by Game Informer editor-in-chief Andrew Reiner to offer up several great options for the Nintendo fan in your life.

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The All Things Nintendo podcast is a weekly show where we can celebrate, discuss, and break down all the latest games, news, and announcements from the industry's most recognizable name. Each week, Brian is joined by different guests to talk about what's happening in the world of Nintendo. Along the way, they'll share personal stories, uncover hidden gems in the eShop, and even look back on the classics we all grew up with. A new episode hits every Friday!

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00:00:00 – Introduction
00:01:56 – First Nintendo Game/Favorite Nintendo Game
00:14:30 – Pokémon Go Ed Sheeran Concert
00:16:46 – Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition Problems
00:19:18 – Analogue Pocket Release Update
00:26:12 – Gift Guide: Which Switch Console is Right for You?
00:30:11 – Gift Guide: Family-Friendly Games
00:44:37 – Gift Guide: More Serious/Long-Term Games
00:56:06 – Gift Guide: Nintendo Merchandise and Peripherals
01:12:53 – Definitive Ranking: Gaming Gifts We've Received
01:21:21 – eShop Gems of the Week: Golf Story & Goblin Sword

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Products In This Article

Pokémon Gocover

Pokémon Go

iOS, Android
Release Date:
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Editioncover

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, iOS, Android
Release Date:
November 11, 2021 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC), 
December 14, 2023 (iOS, Android)
Golf Storycover

Golf Story

Release Date:

Andrew Reiner contributed to this article.