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First Quarter 2022, Beware Of Darkness' Kyle Nicolaides | All Things Nintendo

by Brian Shea on Apr 08, 2022 at 03:00 PM

This week on All Things Nintendo, Brian is joined by Beware of Darkness vocalist and guitarist Kyle Nicolaides. After talking about Kyle's band, mental health advocacy, and upcoming book, the two jump into the news from the week and a quick look back at the year Nintendo has had so far. 

Note: This episode contains discussion around sensitive topics such as depression, drug use, and a brief reference to suicidal thoughts. Listener discretion is advised.

If you'd like to follow the people from this episode, hit the following links: Brian Shea (@brianpshea), Kyle Nicolaides (@kynicolai)

You can also find Beware of Darkness on Bandcamp here and on Patreon here.

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
00:01:19 – First Nintendo Game/Favorite Nintendo Game
00:11:25 – Kyle's Music, Book, and Mental Health Advocacy
00:40:15 – Nintendo Switch Sports Overview
00:42:19 – Mario Golf Coming to Nintendo Switch Online N64 Library
00:47:47 – Hyper Light Breaker Announced
00:48:50 – Two Point Campus Delayed
00:51:07 – Sonic the Hedgehog Game Rankings/Sonic Origins
00:57:08 – The Games of Nintendo's First Quarter of the Year
01:13:55 – The News of Nintendo's First Quarter of the Year
01:20:49 – Definitive Ranking: Games to Play on the Road
01:28:52 – eShop Gem of the Week: Ori and the Will of the Wisps

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Nintendo Switch Sportscover

Nintendo Switch Sports

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Hyper Light Breakercover

Hyper Light Breaker

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Two Point Campuscover

Two Point Campus

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
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Sonic Origins

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
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PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, iOS
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Ori And The Will Of The Wisps

Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, PC
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March 11, 2020 (Xbox One, PC), 
September 17, 2020 (Switch), 
November 10, 2020 (Xbox Series X/S)