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Kirby And The Forgotten Land, Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Analogue Pocket | All Things Nintendo

by Brian Shea on Jan 14, 2022 at 03:00 PM

After a slow news week to kick off 2022, the world of Nintendo is firing on all cylinders, so this episode of All Things Nintendo is all about catching up on the new looks at Pokémon Legends: Arceus and Kirby and the Forgotten Land. Not only that, but Game Informer's Alex Van Aken also came ready to chat about the all-new Analogue Pocket and The Nintendo Tapes, his new collaborative EP of Nintendo remixes (two of which you'll sample during this episode!).

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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
00:01:34 – First Nintendo Game/Favorite Nintendo Game
00:14:02 – Hosting the Game Informer Show
00:15:52 – The Nintendo Tapes
00:19:25 – Alex's Culinary Training
00:23:18 – Kirby and the Forgotten Land Preview
00:32:31 – Teases of 30th Anniversary Activities For Kirby
00:33:29 – NES Classic Switch Controllers Restock/Price Drop
00:36:39 – Pokémon Legends: Arceus Preview
00:47:41 – Pokémon Converse Collaboration
00:51:50 – Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Free to Play This Week
00:53:48 – Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection Coming to Switch
00:56:42 – E3 Going Virtual... Again/Nintendo E3 Memories
01:03:04 – Analogue Pocket Review
01:29:52 – Definitive Ranking: Nintendo Handheld Form Factors
01:36:19 – eShop Gem of the Week: A Short Hike

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For more Game Informer podcasts, be sure to check out The Game Informer Show, which covers the weekly happenings of the video game industry, and Video Gameography with host Ben Reeves, which explores the history of video games – one series at a time!

Products In This Article

Kirby and the Forgotten Landcover

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

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Pokémon Legends: Arceuscover

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

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Analogue Pocketcover

Analogue Pocket

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Captain Toad: Treasure Trackercover

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Switch, 3DS
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A Short Hikecover

A Short Hike

Switch, PC
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July 30, 2019 (PC), 
August 18, 2020 (Switch)

Alex Van Aken contributed to this article.