Episode 27: The State of Nintendo, Nintendo VS. Sony PlayStation, Top 5 Nintendo Products

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"It's me, Mario!" From its humble origins as a playing card company to its decades of innovation, we discuss the history and future of Nintendo! How did Nintendo defeat Atari? Who is Shigeru Miyamoto and how did he influence the video game industry? Will the 3DS survive competition from Apple and Android's smartphones and tablets? Why did the Wii U launch fail? Will Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros., Kirby, Yoshi, Zelda, and Starfox return Nintendo to its glory? In the INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER, which company is here to stay – Nintendo or Sony PlayStation? We press start on our top 5 Nintendo products. Special guest, Nintendo superfan Moira Fogarty.

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Show Notes

  • 0:00 – 1:05:50: The state of Nintendo.
  • 1:05:51 – 1:21:10: INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER: Nintendo VS. Sony PlayStation.
  • 1:21:11 – 1:50:00: Top 5 Nintendo products.


Top 5 Nintendo Products


  1. Dr. Mario
  2. Wii Sports
  3. Chibi-Robo!
  4. Donkey Konga
  5. Paper Mario


  1. Moira's Super Mario Bros. 8-bit quilt
  2. The Legend of Zelda
  3. Super Mario Bros.
  4. Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
  5. Tetris


  1. Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
  2. Mario Kart
  3. Game Boy
  4. Nintendo 64
  5. Nintendo Power

Honorable Mentions:

  • Metroid Prime

  • PuzzleQuest 

  • WarioWare

  • Rayman Raving Rabbids

  • Game Boy

  • Wii
  • Nintendo Power Glove
  • R.O.B. (Robotic Operating Buddy)
  • Donkey Kong (arcade)
  • Super Mario Bros. (cartoon)