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The Best Of 2022 | All Things Nintendo

by Brian Shea on Dec 30, 2022 at 03:00 PM

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This week on All Things Nintendo, Brian invites Game Informer's Kyle Hilliard to help him put a bow on 2022. That's right: It's the second annual All Things Nintendo Awards episode! Join Brian and Kyle as they talk about the best games across various categories and send 2022 off in style.

If you'd like to follow Brian on social media, you can do so on his Instagram: @BrianPShea. You can follow Kyle on Twitter: @KyleMHilliard.

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
00:05:22 – Best Action Game
00:09:08 – Best RPG
00:15:27 – Best Sports or Racing Game
00:20:06 – Best Indie Game
00:24:05 – Best Multiplayer
00:27:57 – Best Compilation
00:32:36 – Best Remake or Remaster
00:36:10 – Best Content Updates
00:40:12 – The "Better Late Than Never" Award
00:45:22 – Most Wanted Game for Switch
00:52:47 – Best Third-Party Game
00:54:41 – Best Nintendo Game
00:59:56 – Definitive Ranking
01:08:00 – eShop Gem of the Week: Switch 'N' Shoot

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