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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review | All Things Nintendo

by Brian Shea on Jul 29, 2022 at 03:00 PM

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This week on All Things Nintendo, Brian welcomes Game Informer associate editor Jason Guisao to break down his review of Xenoblade Chronicles 3, the massive role-playing game that hit Nintendo Switch today. Before that, the two get caught up on all the biggest Nintendo news from the last two weeks. The show ends with an RPG-focused Definitive Ranking topic before Jason gives his eShop Gem of the Week.

If you'd like to follow the people from this episode on Twitter, hit the following links: Brian Shea (@brianpshea)Jason Guisao (@Jason_Guisao)

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
00:01:23 – First Mario Strikers: Battle League Characters
00:04:00 – New NES and SNES Games for Switch Online

00:14:25 – Nintendo Switch Sports Free Update
00:19:18 – TMNT: The Cowabunga Collection Release Date
00:22:44 – New Mario Kart 8: Deluxe DLC Courses
00:28:11 – New Pokémon Orchestral Version Released
00:29:10 – Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review
00:53:50 – Definitive Ranking: RPGs on Switch
01:01:41 – eShop Gem of the Week: Ape Out

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For more Game Informer podcasts, be sure to check out The Game Informer Show with host Alex Van Aken, which covers the weekly happenings of the video game industry, and Video Gameography with host Marcus Stewart, 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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Jason Guisao contributed to this article.