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The First Nintendo Direct Of 2022 | All Things Nintendo

by Brian Shea on Feb 11, 2022 at 03:00 PM

Nintendo Directs are among the most exciting times for Nintendo fans, and we were lucky enough to get the first one of 2022 this week. Brian is joined by Ben Reeves on this very news-heavy episode of All Things Nintendo. Join them as they talk about all the big announcements both in and out of the Direct.

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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
00:01:53 – Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World Anniversary
00:06:32 – Mario Kart 64 Anniversary
00:09:59 – Sonic Adventure 2: Battle Anniversary
00:13:35 – Wii Play Anniversary
00:16:47 – Pokémon Legends: Arceus Sales Numbers/Mystery Gift
00:19:50 – Pokémon Go Valentine's Event
00:21:44 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge Character Reveal
00:23:51 – Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent
00:26:43 – Nintendo Direct Intro
00:27:10 – Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
00:29:55 – Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp
00:31:46 – No Man's Sky
00:33:45 – Mario Strikers: Battle League
00:36:46 – Splatoon 3
00:40:30 – Front Mission Remakes
00:42:14 – Disney Speedstorm
00:44:22 – Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
00:46:45 – Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection
00:47:19 – SD Gundam Battle Alliance
00:47:51 – Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition
00:49:13 – Kirby and the Forgotten Land
00:52:29 – MLB The Show 22
00:53:29 – Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series
00:54:00 – Portal: Companion Collection
00:55:46 – Live A Live
00:56:59 – Nintendo Switch Sports
01:01:45 – Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival
01:02:39 – Triangle Strategy Demo
01:04:06 – Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
01:05: 26 – Metroid Dread Title Update
01:08:52 – Earthbound Games Coming To Switch Online Catalogs
01:09:11 – Third-Party Games Sizzle Reel
01:09:56 – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass DLC
01:14:45 – Xenoblade Chronicles 3
01:17:46 – eShop Gem of the Week: Into the Breach
01:20:38 – Kit & Krysta Podcast Announcement


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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! We also have From Panel to Podcast from host Andrew Reiner, covering everything from the world of comic books, including the shows, movies, and games that spawn from them! 

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Ben Reeves contributed to this article.