No Freetime Radio

A Podcast about Gaming from the fine Forummers over at NintendoWorldReport.

No Freetime Radio Presents: E3 2018

Posted by nintendofreeradio in E3 2018

It is with a heavy heart that we must report there was an E3 this year. And it was a gongshow from day -2 to the end. We break down all the presentations. Note: This was recorded Wednesday, but the main thing we missed was Donkey Kong and Sky Skipper.

No Freetime 110: Re;3

Posted by nintendofreeradio in Episode 110

Brought to you by muscle relaxers and other controlled substances.


Achievement unlocked: Get E3 preview show out before EA Play.


New Business: Battletech 2018, SMT: Strange Journey Redux, Batman Season 2 (spoilers), Forgotten Anne, and a crap 3D Castlevania.

Feature: An E3 preview that got proved hilariously long by the following eleven days of leaks.


Mushrooms: Nintendo Online and medical issues both current and future.

Recording date: May 27
Editor: Donald
Next episode: The E3 recap show. Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow not included (?)

No Freetime 109: Emotional Consequences of Podcasting

Posted by nintendofreeradio in Episode 109

Can't sleep, out of control Dad will eat me.


No time to talk, the editor has a plane to catch.

New Business: Dying games, Star Wars: Empire at War, Monster Hunter World, God of War 2018 (mild spoilers), Ni no Kuni II: The Search For More Money


Whatcha Watchin': Infinity War (because someone had to), High School D+D, the, um, interesting lineup offered by Amazon Prime in Canada, Reboot 2018, Frank & Ollie, Muppet Guys Talking


Feature: A news catchup

Listener Mail? YES!

Mushrooms: Donald's continued feud with The Sandman, Stephen has praise for the PS4's account system (????) and Austen's on TV!


Recording date: May 6

Editor: Donald

Next episode: The Contractual Obligation Album of the year. Send your predictions for what was once a trade show but is now Devolver owning everyone before the weekend.

No Freetime Radio 108: All Good Things…

Posted by nintendofreeradio in Episode 108

This would've come out earlier if this week wasn't out to kill the editor.

Multiple sleepless nights all lead to this.

New Business: Kirby Star Allies, Detective Pikachu, a warning about Radiant Historia PC, a Minit to win it, Nioh, and the obligatory Monster Hunter World segment with a surprising guest.

Whatcha Watchin': Sherlock Gnome, Pacific Rim 2, Attack on Titan S2, My Hero One's Justice, Tomb Raider 2018, Waking Sleeping Beauty

Feature: News catchup

Mushrooms: Channel Crap, price drops, THQ spends a year dead for tax reasons, Stephen goes Pro

Recording date: April 8
Editor: Donald
Next episode: Send us stuff so we don't have to wing it.

NFR 2017 Game of the Year: So It’s Come To This

Posted by nintendofreeradio in Game of the Year

In the year's most stunning upset that didn't involve the Maple Leafs making the playoffs...


Just in time for the first business day of the new fiscal year, it's the long-awaited GOTY show. There's three parts this year.


Part 1: A full countdown of the top 10s. Or in some cases, the top 8s.


Part 2: A Whatcha Watchin' recap. Sadly, Donald's participation for this in 2018 may have been DELETED.


Part 3: Other miscellaneous awards.


This podcast was recorded on March 17 and edited by Donald Theriault and Austen Parkin. A new version of the episode has been uploaded to resolve an issue with the audio.

No Freetime Radio 107: Predictions Revengeance

Posted by nintendofreeradio in DefaultTag

Including the results of an ice cold Metacritic draft


Delayed once again due to tragedy. When you've got tragedy with no time, is that still eventually comedy?

New Business: More MH World, Shadow of the Colossus HD, Persona 5 (ending spoilers, 25:18 - 31:40), Injustice 2 on the half shell, Bayonettas

Whatcha Watchin': DC stuff (Gotham by Gaslight, Teen Titans, Justice League 2K17), Black Panther, The Olympics

Feature: We go over predictions from last year and make new ones. Mistakes were made.

Mushrooms: The delay explained.

Next episode: It's time. We want your top 5s, please.

No Freetime Radio 106: Defective Pikachu

Posted by nintendofreeradio in Episode 106

Way down south in Nashville, the hunt is on in N-Hanced Fur-K.

Illness ended up delaying this episode twice. Luckily, it meant we could watch a few things.

New Business: VA-11 HALL-A (disclaimer: code provided), Celeste, Monster Hunter World... and lots of it, Persona 5.

Whatcha Watchin': AGDQ 2018, Doctor Who, The Orville, My-HIME, Kabaneri and the Iron Fortress

The Feature: A mini Direct, a rat infestation, LABO, LABO, LABO and wait, Microsoft's doing WHAT?

Mushrooms: PSN still sucks.

Recording date: January 28
Editor: Donald
Next time: Self-flagellation as we look back on our 2017 predictions - and possibly make new ones. Drop us a comment, shoot us an email, or hell, Tweet it if it's 280 characters.
iTunes/Apple Podcasts: FIXED! Not only that, we're on Google Play Podcasts too.

No Freetime Radio 105: Your Android Waifu Is Crap

Posted by nintendofreeradio in delayed, Episode 105

Not recommend for fans of Mularkey, robots, or piling dirt on the 3DS.

New Business: Monster Hunter World (we can just pencil this in until PAX West), Switchmas, Never Stop Sneakin', Nier Automata, and Persona 5.

Whatcha Watchin': Collective pass. It'll be back with a vengeance for 106 (even Donald might get in on it).

Feature: Counting down the top 5 games we were hyped for. We know one list is way different now.

Mushrooms: The disqualification of Fire Pro Wrestling World by the coward Brad Shoemaker, ARMS is selling better than we thought, and someone had to "work" on Christmas Day.

Recording date: January 7
Editor: Donald
Next time: Look, Smithers! Labo is coming! (Also Detective Pikachu and the Direct.)
iTunes/Apple Podcasts: Still not returning our calls. Grab your RSS feed here:

No Freetime Radio 104: Backsplash Criticism

Posted by nintendofreeradio in Episode 104

Shorter than a Giant Bomb GOTY cast divided by the trailer for that banging film Death Stranding.

New Business: Dauntless, Monster Hunter World, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Never Stop Sneakin', a skeptic's extended look at PSVR

Whatcha Watchin': The Keighlies and PSX

Feature: See above

Mushrooms: Capcom collections, where's Sherman when you need him, Fedex and Amazon cockups

Recording date: December 17
Editor: Donald
Next time: 2018 hype... snails.
iTunes/Apple Podcasts: Buggered off for the holidays. Grab your RSS feed here:

No Freetime Radio 103: The Trouble With GOTY

Posted by nintendofreeradio in Episode 103

At least Donald called Campo Santo appearing.

New Business: Pokémon Ultra Sun, Battle Chef Brigade (Donald), Cat Quest, Farpoint (Stephen), more Breath of the Wild, Batman and Hand of Fate (Austen)

Whatcha Watchin': Desert Bus For Hope (Donald), Tiger and Bunny (Stephen), Justice League Action (Austen)

Feature discussion: We preview the Game Awards and PSX, and how naive we were.

Back of the book: Politicians quote Star Wars, two positive mentions for Sega, and screw the Steam Controller

But, Plugs: We talked Terranigma; you can grab it here (along with the rest of the show) or here

Recording date: November 26
Editor: Donald
Next time: Austen's on better (?) internet

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