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Will Tears of the Kingdom be Zelda’s Elden Ring? | Podcast 72

Published: February 13, 2023 7:10 AM /



This week the Podcast crew moves away from talking about video game financials and discuss the latest developments in the ongoing acquisition of Activision/Blizzard by Microsoft. After that they dive into everything Nintendo Direct discussing the new Tears of the Kingdom trailer, questionable DLC and pricing, and our personal rating of the Nintendo Direct. Listen on Anchor or watch us below!


  • 00:00:00 – Intro
  • 00:06:00 – UK's CMA Isn’t a Fan of the Microsoft Activision-Blizzard Acquisition
  • 00:22:48 – Nintendo Direct 02/08/23 Breakdown
  • 00:25:59 – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  • 00:41:56 – Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection Has Some Weird DLC
  • 00:49:20 – Splatoon 3 Has Some Weird DLC
  • 00:53:55 – Metroid Prime Remastered Launches Out of Nowhere
  • 00:56:45 – Pikmin 4 Is a Dark Survival Game
  • 00:59:17 – Octopath Traveler 2 Demo Impressions
  • 01:08:50 – The Rest of the Nintendo Direct
  • 01:15:06 – How Do We Rate This Nintendo Direct?



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