Patrick Ehlers and Mark Mitchell breakdown news, games, and everything else Nintendo in this weekly podcast. Old games, new games, rumors, nothing’s off limits as two life-long Nintendo fans discuss the house that Mario built.


NCS Classic – Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest (Part 5)

They did it! Patrick and Mark rolled credits on Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest, and come away from it with a more positive view on the game. Plus, a bunch...


Top 9 Metroid Games of All Time

E3 2017 is in captivity. The galaxy is at peace. First, though - the elephant in the room: why aren’t the guys playing ARMS (7:40)? Plus, there’s still some news, lead...


E3 2017 Reactions

Hold on to your butts: Nintendo brought the goods to E3 2017 and Patrick and Mark’s bodies are oh so ready. Pokemon confirmed for Switch! Two Metroid games! Champion Ami...


NCS Classic – Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest (Part 4)

THEY’RE NOT LOVING THIS GAME. Patrick drops his bombshell theory: Donkey Kong Country 2 is a stealth sequel Battletoads. A compelling theory with very little evidence! I...


E3 Predictions

E3 is next week, which means it’s time for Patrick and Mark to lay down their traditional $1 million bet and definitively predict Nintendo’s presentation with 99% accu...


Mario + Rabbids, ARMS Testpunch, & Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers

Patrick and Mark kick off the week’s news with the worst kept secret in video games: Mario + Rabbits Kingdom Battle (6:40). Then it’s a fighting game / don’t-call-it...


ARMS & Fire Emblem Echoes

Patrick and Mark punch their way through the recent ARMS Direct, and in so doing have to redefine “waifu.” Everyone’s going nuts for Twintelle! Plus there’s a new ...


NCS Classic – Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest (Part 3)

Patrick and Mark have soured on the experience! Your hosts lament the challenge DKC2 insists on presenting in every level. Plus, no one knows how to use coins or farm for ...

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