The Best Of 2021 | All Things Nintendo

This episode of All Things Nintendo is devoted to looking back at the best that 2021 had to offer in the world of Nintendo. Join Brian as he runs down the categories, nominees, and winners of the podcast’s inaugural awards. Following the announcement of each award winner, Brian invites a colleague of his to chat about why that game deserved to win the award that it did.

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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
00:01:57 – Best Action Game
00:05:33 – Best RPG
00:09:46 – Best Platforming Game
00:14:26 – Best Sports Game
00:19:05 – Best Indie Game
00:23:12 – Best Multiplayer Game
00:27:41 – Best Remake or Remaster
00:31:44 – Best Content Updates
00:37:58 – Most Wanted Game for Switch
00:42:28 – Best Third-Party Game
00:48:56 – Best Nintendo Game
00:53:49 – Definitive Ranking
01:00:03 – eShop Gem of the Week: BoxBoy! + BoxGirl!

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For more Game Informer podcasts, be sure to check out The Game Informer Show, which covers the weekly happenings of the video game industry, and Video Gameography with host Ben Reeves, which explores the history of video games – one series at a time!


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