The NicheCast is Niche Gamer’s weekly podcast where we talk up the latest gaming news and events, as well as unique games, niche games, weird games, whatever you want to call them—we love them and we know you love them as well. We only cover these games on our regular feed, and we only cover them on our podcast, too.
Niche News of the Week
- Blaster Master Zero 3 Announced for Switch
- Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Launches in 2022
- Dungeon RPG Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi Heads West in Fall 2021
- Mary Skelter Finale Heads West for PS4 and Switch in Fall 2021
- The Silver Case 2425 for Switch Heads West on July 6
- Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 1 Announced for PC and Switch, Includes Phantom Brave and Soul Nomad
- Hogwarts Legacy Lead Developer Troy Leavitt Announces Quitting Developer Avalanche Software
- Tales of Arise – Tales of Festival Trailer; More Revealed Spring 2021
- Monster Hunter Stories 2 Launches July 9, PC Version Added
- Genshin Impact Update 1.4 Launches March 17, Adds Dating Sim Mini-Game
- Senran Nin’Nin’Ninja Taisen Neptune: Shoujo-tachi no Kyouen Announced for PS4
- Super Nintendo World Japan Opens March 18
- Editorial: Is Marvel’s Avengers Going Free-to-Play?
- Bethesda Officially Joins Xbox, More Bethesda Games Coming to Game Pass
- Microsoft Confirms Some Future Bethesda Games Will Be Exclusive to PC and Xbox
Topic of the Week
Microsoft finalizes their acquisition of Bethesda, and Zenimax Media. What does this mean for the future of their franchises? They’ve already said “some” of their future games will become exclusive to PC and Xbox. Where do they cut the line? Does it make sense to have their core franchises locked to PC and Xbox, while more general franchises like DOOM can remain multi-platform? We talk up this huge shift in the industry.
You can find the podcast below on Soundcloud, and via the following platforms:
We’re also beaming our podcast out to other platforms now, including RSS, iTunes, Spotify, and more soon to come. Here’s our public-facing pages with our previous episodes:
Loop Hero Giveaway
Before you go – make sure to enter contest for a few free copies of the excellent game Loop Hero! In case you missed it, you can find our thorough review for the game here. Enter the contest here:
Please Leave Feedback and Ask Us Questions
Please write in to Contact @ Niche Gamer (click to open a new message with your preferred email provider) with any questions, comments, music recommendations, and so on that you guys have. We will respond to any emails we get on the air during the next show!
The Niche-Cast is a regular podcast we host where we talk up the latest news, topics, and more with our staff. Please let us know if there’s stuff you want us to discuss!