With 2021 officially in the rear-view mirror, this week’s episode of All Things Nintendo is all about looking ahead to 2022. With the upcoming year looking extremely stacked, Brian invites Game Informer creative director Jeff Akervik to talk about the biggest games scheduled to arrive on Switch in 2022.
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
00:02:01 – First Nintendo Game/Favorite Nintendo Game
00:23:47 – Working in Game Informer’s Creative and Design Department
00:36:35 – The Most Anticipated Games of 2022
00:37:16 – Pokémon Legends: Arceus
00:43:38 – Dying Light 2: Stay Human
00:46:32 – OlliOlli World
00:48:05 – Triangle Strategy
00:50:02 – Chocobo GP
00:51:31 – Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
00:52:10 – Advance Wars 1+2: ReBoot Camp
00:55:13 – Kirby and the Forgotten Land
00:58:41 – Bayonetta 3
01:00:33 – Splatoon 3
01:04:02 – Card Shark
01:04:30 – Marvel’s Midnight Suns
01:06:04 – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel
01:12:38 – Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
01:13:44 – TemTem
01:13:57 – Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
01:14:33 – Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope
01:17:20 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge
01:19:27 – Two Point Campus
01:19:59 – Blossom Tales 2: The Minotaur Prince
01:20:30 – Metal Slug Tactics
01:20:52 – What About Metroid Prime 4 and Overwatch 2?
01:24:18 – What About Mario?
01:26:43 – Definitive Ranking: Switch Games of 2021
01:39:22 – eShop Gem of the Week: Gris
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