Sometimes, things go missing. Your keys, your pet frog, your virginity at that 98 Degrees concert. Or in case of former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi, 300 million dollars in stock. Luckily, Nintendo has a trick up it’s sleeve – a wily yet cantankerous crimefigther by the name of Mauchilock.
Though he may look docile, he has the heart of a samurai. On his desk. And if you gamer sissies give him any lip, he’ll boot your company from his platform for the next decade.
Also on this week’s show, we discuss the role of non-video gaming, Blake gets bitten by spiders, and Justin Fic gives us some details on his new game, Kung Fu Killforce. If you want a sneak peak, be sure to check it out in the forums.
News: Nintendo Drastically Cuts 3DS to $170, Iwata an other Nintendo Execs take Paycuts, Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Ships 4 Million Units, Ubisoft Claims DRM is Effective, Evo 2011 in Las Vegas, and Sony Ships a Surprising Number of Units Last Quarter.
Tapes: Fic Visits Arcade Exhibit at the NYC Museum of Modern Art, Stacking (XBLA), Atari Greatest Hits (iPhone), Bastion (XBLA)
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