Infendo Radio Episode 320: Nintendo Merch


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Welcome to episode 320 of Infendo Radio, the best Nintendo podcast on the English-speaking internet. In this episode, our full crew (Lewis Pugh, Colin Cromption, Harrison Milfeld and I) talk about Nintendo news, including recent Pokemon and Hyrule Warriors reveals/promotions, and move from there to our feature: Nintendo swag and merch. I also provide a short update on the progress of Retro Redux and we contemplate the nature of the strange DLC karts coming to Mario Kart 8.

If you have any comments or questions for us to discuss on a future episode, don’t hesitate to send them in an e-mail to or leave them in a comment below.

Enjoy the show!

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In addition to being a girl gamer, Holly prides herself on being a red-head. Consequently, the blue shell in the Mario Kart series is her natural enemy. Don't worry, though: she still loves Mario Kart and is very good, despite the occasional blue shell-sabotaged race. Like any Nintendo fan, Holly also loves Zelda, Pokemon, Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, name it. But she'll try just about anything (besides horror games) and has a soft spot for unique, little-known rhythm games like Rhythm Heaven and Samba de Amigo. NNID: Aeroweth


  1. Hey guys, I’m really enjoying the podcast. Nice work chronicling the Wii U Generation: as a lifelong Nintendo fan I feel confident that the best days are ahead for the Wii U, and I for one believe that the games line-up on the PlayStation and Xbox One after almost a year on the market shine a brilliant light on what a fantastic job Nintendo have done building an awesome games library on the Wii U.

    Anyways, my question for the next podcast is about the 3DS. I really enjoy the StreetPass games series, and especially the fact that when I street pass with people out in the world, their Miis appear in the game, along with a description of where they are from. I work in London, so I get some great places popping up and it brightens my day. It’s Nintendo at its best, to me.

    BUT… I am increasingly irritated that so many countries and regions don’t have maps!! When I StreetPass people from places like Ireland, Singapore, Russia, Luxembourg and many more places besides, the regions appear with a sign saying “no map available” where the map would usually be.

    Am I the only person to find this really irritating? Do you think Nintendo will update StreetPass to fix the missing maps of the world, and maybe add a few more games, or expand the ones on there now? It’s also a bit annoying the I can’t seem to get enough tickets to get all the caps and outfits for my Mii, so any tips on how to do they would be much appreciated.

    Keep up the great work and congrats to Holly for seamlessly moving to MC for the show.

    Cheers… Pikmin Dee.

  2. I’ve been one of the most outspoken critics of Nintendo and their abomination of an online service for years. It has mostly been corrected with the Wii U and is now somewhat functional. The gameplay of Mario Kart 8 online is fantastic, no dropped matches, easy to find a game, etc. I just think Nintendo really misses the boat with leaving out key functionality with voice chat being limited to friends and in lobby and also a better partying system. I love to hear your guys take on the state of Nintendo’s online service.