On this first 2022 episode of All Things Nintendo, we dive into the Wii U wasteland to see what we can possibly still salvage. With 2022 on the horizon, Brian invites former Game Informer editor and current MinnMax co-host and GameMill Entertainment marketer Kyle Hilliard on the show to chat about the biggest Wii U games that still haven’t made the jump to Switch. If you’d like to follow the people from this episode on Twitter, hit the following links: Brian Shea (@brianpshea), Kyle Hilliard (@KyleMHilliard) 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! Be sure to subscribe to All Things Nintendo on your favorite podcast platform. The show is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. 00:00:00 – Introduction 00:01:33 – First Nintendo Game/Favorite Nintendo Game 00:09:42 – Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity/Shin Megami Tensei V Sales 00:12:43 – Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Mystery Gift Event 00:13:40 – New Features and Content Coming to Cruis’n Blast? 00:16:17 – Switch N64 Controller 00:19:15 – Five Genesis Games Added to Switch Online Catalog 00:22:54 – Sonic Frontiers Original Release Plans 00:29:55 – When Will the First 2022 Nintendo Direct Be? 00:33:05 – The End of The Nintendo Minute 00:35:36 – Wii U Games That Wouldn’t Make Sense on Switch 00:46:04 – Wii U Games We Want on Switch in 2022 01:04:55 – Definitive Ranking: Old Nintendo Games We Want on Switch 01:13:13 – eShop Gem of the Week: Iconoclasts 01:14:44 – Replies: Game History, Persona, and Mario Kart: Double Dash If you’d like to get in touch with the All Things Nintendo podcast, you can do so by emailing [email protected], tweeting to Brian (@BrianPShea), or by joining the official Game Informer Discord server. You can do that by linking your Discord account to your Twitch account and subscribing to the Game Informer Twitch channel. From there, find the All Things Nintendo channel under “Community Spaces.” 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!