If I Could Change One Thing…

We are not responsible for any first kisses that happen as a result of this episode.


#524 – If you were given the power to change one thing about a Nintendo console, which one would you pick and what would you change? Simeon and Scott are faced with many similar tough choices today – watch to see what they would decide! Comment below what you would change. Footage Credit: Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tripping – Master0fHyrule | Metroid Prime 3 Corruption SD vs HD – thepixelpress

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Top 10 Most “Batman” Pantendo Characters

BECAUSE I’M BATMAN


Proceed with caution. The footage you are about to view may scar you. You won’t walk away from this episode the same. It may well be the weirdest thing we’ve ever done (and YES, that includes our Octodad skits). Today we’re taking a look at who the most “Batman” characters are that have graced Nintendo consoles. You’ll see what we mean!

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What are the Best Games to Play in Autumn?

We missed Halloween by a few days. Oh well!


Autumn, fall, whatever YOU call it – the question is, what do you play during the season? We’ve got a list of timely games to play that might surprise you.

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#6 Mega Man IV

If only you could reverse those DARN backwards buttons!


What if Mega Man could fly? And what if he could float upward extremely slowly? Let’s answer those burning questions.

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GameStop Prank Calls!

Scott does his very best unintentional Obama impression.


We’ve played a few pranks on Nintendo Customer Service before, but today we’re branching out to see if the folks at GameStop can give us help finding some gaming-related products!

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Mighty No. 9 Apology

Seriously, though, Countershade’s stage is absolute genius.


A while back Simeon reviewed Mighty No. 9 and gave it a 6. Now he’s had a change of heart!

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The Boy and the Knight (A Poem)

The fighter breathed in slowly in the darkened locker room.
His eyes drew to the hallway down which the arena loomed.
He’d trained for this very moment for innumerable days.
He let his breath out slowly as he also dropped his gaze.
His past had come to haunt him; or rather, his father’s did.
It was in the old man’s shadow that up ‘til now he hid.
He rose from the wooden bench as he slammed the locker door.
His mind was clear and focused as he slowly crossed the floor.

His father was a great man; one of the best there’d ever been.
He’d proudly held the people’s flag for years and years on end.
The women and children’s love he kept, the men’s respect he’d earned.
But even a champion’s fire burns out; a lesson he finally learned.
And now his boy had come of age, his turn had come at last
To earn the title for himself, to honor his father’s past.
Any time he’d walk the street the people called his name.
They smiled as they recalled his dad and said “You’ll do the same!”

He heard them calling for him as he traveled down the hall.
His pace was slow and steady as cheers echoed off the walls.
But as he plodded down the corridor that led down to the ring,
The distance to his destination got further, so it seemed.
He started to jog faster ‘til he ran as if he fled.
The image of his father was burned into his head.
As he neared the final door that led to the battleground,
He’d realized he could no longer hear the cheering of the crowd.

He swung the door wide open and he stepped into the light.
Instead of the cheering fans expected he saw a very different sight.
The crowd was filled with anger, spitefulness, and scorn.
The faces that used to smile at him now a scowl wore.
The booing increased with every step as he approached the field.
He looked across at his opponent who rose up from his kneel.
The enemy wore full armor and a horned helmet on his head.
He lifted his oddly-shaped sword. “I’ve looked forward to this”, he said.

The warrior that stood before him was the one who’d succeeded his Pa.
The boy took his battle stance, he set his eyes and jaw.
“I’ll prove them wrong,” he determined, “Today’s my day to shine!”
The crowed fell deadly silent ‘til they heard the air horn whine.
The boy immediately charged the knight, his weapon flashed to life.
The knight was ready for the attack and deflected with his knife.
“Is that all you have?” The knight laughed. “I expected more from you.”
The knight lunged with his weapon aloft, the boy’s head which to hew.

The boy quickly dodged the strike with blindingly quick speed.
“One thing you didn’t count on: my Pa wasn’t quick like me!”
He continued to rush around the ring, too fast to keep track,
Until the knight took a well-aimed swing that knocked him on his back.
Light was all that he could see as he lay there on the floor.
The knight drew near and placed his blade upon the boy’s core.
He kneeled down next to him, and with a look of sadness in his eyes,
He said, “I’m… disappointed.” And then began to rise.

The air was still in the Colosseum and the knight just turned and walked.
The seats were slowly emptied. No one dared to talk.
The boy just lay there on the mat. He knew everybody’d left.
One word stuck in his heart, and like a foil it cleft.

“Disappointed”.

Mighty No. 9 Review

Poor Simeon. I don’t think Kickstarter issues refunds in instances like these…


It’s finally here… Inafune’s pet project, Mega Man’s spiritual successor: Mighty No. 9. How is the game? Take it from a Mega Man expert!

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Top 10 Games with 1 Glaring Flaw

Okami, Star Fox Assault, and Tatsunoko vs Capcom get frequent mention miles from us.


Ever play a game and think, “Hey, this game would be perfect if they just changed X”? Well, we have, and these are our top 10!

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Simeon Is the Mega Man Master

The puns are strong with this one.


Just HOW good is Simeon at Mega Man? Just HOW much can Scott humiliate himself in comparison? Let’s see!

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Is Mega Man Dead?

Poor poor poor poor Rock. Rollin’ in his grave.


Has Capcom succeeded in killing off the Blue Bomber (while continuing to make money on merchandise)? We discuss!

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Mega Man 2 Vs. 3

I love te smell of Youtube comment trolling in the morning.


It’s the grand-daddy of all Mega Man debates: Which is superior; Mega Man 2 or 3? It’s time to put granddaddy to rest!

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What Makes A Mega Man Game?

Oh! I forgot to mention potentially culturally insensitive stereotypes under boss design!


Welcome to Mega Man week! A full week of talking about everyone’s favorite fighting robot! But just what made Mega Man the franchise we love?

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Maverick Hunter – Mega Man FPS

R.I.P. Iron Mega Man.


With all of the Mega Man games cancelled, Maverick Hunter was the one we were most excited for. What was it? What happened? Can it return? Hardy Boys: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=hardy+boys

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What if Nintendo Bought Mega Man?

Isn’t it awkward when Simeon speaks directly to his amiibo figurines?


The Face of Neglect needs a new home. Could Nintendo be the perfect match?

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Mega Man Movie Madness!

It was a really special experience when the independent Mega Man movie came out on Simeon’s birthday – let’s hope this new movie can live up to our fond memories of the past!

FOX is developing a new Mega Man Movie, and we are here to cover it! We’ve seen some different story adaptations over the years and have come up with our own wish list for this new film.

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The Best Title Screen Ever

Scott got a bit lucky here. How could he not know that iconic title screen by heart?!

The Best Title Screen Ever… is… whatever gets drawn out of the Mario hat! Good luck explaining it, Scott!

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