SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY

A Fanbyte Memorial for Souplantation (a.k.a. Sweet Tomatoes) (5/8/20)

Sometimes words just aren’t enough. That’s why Niki, John, and the whole Fanbyte community came together to give a proper sendoff to Souplantation, a.k.a. Sweet Tomatoes outside of southern California, as the buffet restaurant passed away this May. The memorial service includes flowers, candles, and a whole lot of food-themed (and…

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VIDEOS

Fanbyte Evening News April 20, 2020

You can download this episode directly right here. Otherwise, check out the player above, or head to iTunes and Spotify. While you’re there, consider rating us or leaving a review. It helps. Seriously!

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NEWS

Office Hours: Mario’s Remasters are NOT Missing

John is joined by Niki and merritt k to discuss the news that there’s a new Paper Mario en route alongside many remasters of some of Super Mario’s finest work to celebrate this 35th anniversary. Direct download of the podcast is here or you can listen to the embed below. All…

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PODCASTS

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 47: Cruelty Free Witcher Games

The gang continues to shake things up this week with a very nice appearance from Fanbyte Editor-in-Chief John Warren! The former game developer joins the crew to discuss the dreaded crunch: that period towards the end of any creative endeavor where employers are often forced to work unreasonable hours at…

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PODCASTS

The 13 Best Games on the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch launched over two years ago now, and in that that time the home console / handheld hybrid has hosted a boatload of fantastic titles across every genre imaginable (well, maybe not strand games). As we head into the holiday buying season, those looking to gift a Switch…

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LISTS

10 Video Game Music Tracks to Boost Your Run (Or Any Exercise)

Music is an important, under-looked element of any video game. A good soundtrack can elevate moments to heights not possible in any other medium. Music is designed to complement everything from blockbuster action setpieces, to smaller, tenderer sequences often driven by impactful dialogue. There are plenty of pieces that lend…

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LISTS

Why People Want to Pet the Dog

The apocalypse is getting softer. 2016’s The Division was a loot shooter which encouraged players to shoot actual looters in the back as they scrounged for life-saving supplies. 2019’s The Division 2, on the other hand, is a loot shooter where players are pitted against a shadowy paramilitary cabal and…

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FEATURES

Tostarena Night: A Review

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MICROREVIEWS

Hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey, and its interesting callbacks to Banjo-Kazooie

Nintendo's upcoming flagship title may share a bit of its genetics with classic Rare titles.

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