Tag Archives: amiibo

Podcast 94: Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, Undertale

November is review season, and while Nintendo put out two not so great games in Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival and Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, Will and Willie sit down to talk about them. Listen to their woes and learn from their mistakes. They also talk about Undertale. Party on.

Also, last call to win a Pit AND a Lucina amiibo. We’ll be picking a winner on the next cast, so get those entries in while you can! That’s right. BOTH. All you have to do is follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, Tweet us a pic of you subscribing to the podcast, or like and follow us on YouTube. Each action counts as an additional entry, so the more you do and share, the more chances you have to win!

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Podcast 88: Shovel Knight amiibo, and catching up on our gaming backlogs

What’s this?! Third party amiibo? Yup, and the little digger who could gets the honors of being the very first one. Welcome to the amiibo-verse, Shovel Knight.

Will and Willie also talk about the games they’ve been playing this summer, and catch up on some older titles that they probably should have played awhile ago. EarthBound and Donkey Kong fans, listen in.

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Podcast 84: Nintendo E3 2015 Predictions and a Gold Mario amiibo giveaway!

E3 is right around the corner. What will Nintendo show off? What do Will and Willie HOPE they will show off? Join 8 Bit Awesome for our annual pre-E3 podcast, which has historically been 100% right, 70% of the time.

And of course, this week also features a special Gold Mario giveaway. Listen to the podcast, tweet at us and follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook, all for chances to win! The contest is U.S. only.

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Podcast 79: April Fools’ Nintendo Direct

The long awaited Nintendo Direct is finally here! After lots of rumor and speculation, Nintendo held its latest direct on April Fool’s Day, but the news was no joke. There was a ton of new info dropped, and we give you our breakdown. From Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem, to new DLC in Smash Bros, to a huge blowout of Amiibo news, Nintendo packed a ton of info in the short Direct.

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Podcast 77: GDC, Disney Infinity, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Rock Band 4, and another amiibo giveaway!

GDC news is here! Willie actually had a chance to attend and we talk about the news on the show floor — from the HTC Vive to Windows 10. We also have talk some panels on Telltale games and Disney infinity. Later, we breakdown the newly released Kirby’s Rainbow Curse and how it stacks up to its predecessor. Finally, after years of waiting, Harmonix finally announces a new entry in the Rock Band series.

Don’t forget to listen to find out the rules and what to tweet us for a chance to win a Captain Falcon Amiibo!

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Podcast 76: “Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate” and “The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D”

Monsters. Masks. Masks wearing monsters? Maybe, but totally monsters wearing masks. Nintendo had two massive titles come out for the new 3DS’s launch day, and Will and Willie haven’t stopped playing them. In fact, it’s surprising they were able to take a break and podcast at all. Enjoy!

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Podcast 75: Code Name S.T.E.A.M., Telltale’s “Game of Thrones,” and a Pit amiibo giveaway!

Comic books? Steam punk? ABE LINCOLN? Yup, Code Name S.T.E.A.M. has it all, and Will and Willie are here to discuss the recent Nintendo 3DS demo. Also some chatter on episode two, “The Lost Lords,” of Telltale’s “Game of Thrones” episodic series.

And of course, this week also features a special Pit amiibo giveaway. You’ll have to listen to the podcast to find out how to win!

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Podcast 74: Microsoft HoloLens, “Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate,” and yeah, more amiibo

Welcome to the future. Microsoft announces holograms, with its new HoloLens device for Windows 8. The guys also discuss the brand new demo for “Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate,” and if you listen you can find out how to win a code to try out the demo yourself!

But some things never change, even in the future, as Will and Willie still manage to talk about amiibos. Enjoy!

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Podcast 72: Pokemon ORAS, Amiiibos, and a little Disney

Brand new year, same awesome podcast. Will and Willie talk about what games they’ve been playing over break, including “Disney Magical World” and “Pokemon: Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.” Oh, and they also talk about amiibos. Again.

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