One Controller Port Podcast: Episode 43 – In the Data Mines of FFXI + Nintendo Direct Quick Hits

This week I talk more about Final Fantasy XI data mining and cut content as well as quickly go over the Nintendo Direct announcements.

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One Controller Port Podcast: Episode 40 – Celebration of Incoherent Rambling

This week I talk about the Final Fantasy XI article I put up, as well as data mining in general. It’s a mess this week, strap in.

Opening music from Aconcagua.

Ending music from Mario Paint.

The Dead Joy-Con Dream

(Image Source: Nintendo UK)

Around August last year, I bought a Switch. That’s far from a surprise. I’ve focused on Nintendo platforms my entire life and know there will be a at least a handful of titles I’ll want at some point. However, there was one particular draw that I was excited for – the Joy-Cons themselves.

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Kirby: Battle Royale – Just an Appetizer, Also Flagball

(Image Source: Amazon)

Once in awhile there’s an explosion of Kirby titles. On Nintendo 3DS specifically though, I’ve lost track of what is coming and when. There has been a significant mix of both retail and digital releases over the last couple years, and I honestly have no idea what is what anymore. Kirby: Battle Royale briefly caught my eye because visually the tutorial reminded of a canceled Kirby prototype for GameCube. Despite the brief obstacle course at the beginning of the game, it’s far from the brawling adventure I expected.

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