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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Region Reveal, Mario Kart 8 DLC Wave 2 Impressions | All Things Nintendo

by Brian Shea on Aug 05, 2022 at 03:00 PM

This week on All Things Nintendo, Brian invites returning Game Informer editor Wesley LeBlanc to chat about the massive info dump on Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. The two also chat about the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC, the first major info about AEW: Fight Forever, and Nintendo's latest financial report.

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

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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00:00:33 – Introduction
00:01:46 – Wesley's Return to Game Informer
00:05:45 – First Nintendo Game/Favorite Nintendo Game
00:11:34 – Top 10 Selling Switch Games
00:16:10 – Nintendo Financial Report
00:19:56 – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC Wave 2 Impressions
00:25:02 – AEW: Fight Forever Details
00:28:46 – Most-Requested Atlus Remake Revealed
00:31:58 – Minecraft Amiibo Release Date
00:37:00 – Pokémon Mobile Game Updates
00:42:52 – Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Info Dump
01:10:38 – Definitive Ranking: Pokémon Regions
01:19:17 – eShop Gem of the Week: Blue Fire

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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!

Products In This Article

Pokémon Scarletcover

Pokémon Scarlet

Release Date:
Pokémon Violetcover

Pokémon Violet

Release Date:
AEW: Fight Forevercover

AEW: Fight Forever

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Mario Kart 8 Deluxecover

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Release Date:
Pokémon Gocover

Pokémon Go

iOS, Android
Release Date:
Blue Firecover

Blue Fire

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
February 4, 2021 (Switch, PC), 
July 9, 2021 (Xbox One), 
July 23, 2021 (PlayStation 4)

Wesley LeBlanc contributed to this article.