Animal Crossing Updates, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond | All Things Nintendo

by Brian Shea on Oct 15, 2021 at 03:00 PM

Last week's debut episode was full of exciting Nintendo news, but this week might be even more jam-packed with big topics! Host Brian Shea is joined by fellow Game Informer editor John Carson to chat about all kinds of topics including the recently announced Animal Crossing: New Horizons updates, John's impressions of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, and plenty more!

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

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 going on 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
00:02:06 – First Nintendo Game/Favorite Nintendo Game
00:17:06 – Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition
00:21:28 – Monster Hunter Rise
00:25:53 – Pokémon Legends: Arceus
00:30:26 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.0 + Happy Home Paradise
00:50:55 – Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl
01:07:43 – Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl
01:18:22 – Pokémon Trading Card Game: Celebrations
01:24:30 – Definitive Ranking: Gen IV Pokémon
01:30:51 – eShop Gem of the Week: Unsighted
01:33:20 – eShop Gem of the Week BONUS: Ys Origin

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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!

Products In This Article

Animal Crossing: New Horizonscover

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Release Date:
Pokémon Brilliant Diamondcover

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond

Release Date:
Pokémon Shining Pearlcover

Pokémon Shining Pearl

Release Date:
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawlcover

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Editioncover

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, iOS, Android
Release Date:
November 11, 2021 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC), 
2022 (iOS, Android)
Monster Hunter Risecover

Monster Hunter Rise

Switch, PC
Release Date:
March 26, 2021 (Switch), 
January 12, 2022 (PC)
Pokémon Legends: Arceuscover

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Release Date:


PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Ys Origincover

Ys Origin

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PlayStation Vita, PC
Release Date:
May 31, 2012 (PC), 
February 21, 2017 (PlayStation 4), 
May 30, 2017 (PlayStation Vita), 
April 11, 2018 (Xbox One), 
October 1, 2020 (Switch)

John Carson contributed to this article.