Hey Tribuners! Check out my new gaming show, Critical Hit! It’s a gaming show that showcases survival tips, epic wins, epic fails, and more! This episode is all about Titanfall!

Are you #ForFun or #ForGlory? This Japan Time Special brings you a Smash Direct discussion featuring Japan Time host RogersBase and WiiFolderJosh of TheBitBlock. The two of them discuss everything from the most recent character reveals to the competitive Smash Bros. scene. You won’t want to miss this!

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Super Metroid is one of my favorite games of all time. When it was re-released on the Wii U Virtual Console, the Miiverse exploded. But over the tumult, one cry rang louder than the rest:

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It’s that time of the …. Year?  Month?  Software Development Life Cycle? … again?

Whatever time of whenever it is, what we do know is that it is time for another Nintendo Direct.  This time is supposed to solely focus on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

The scheduled start time for this event is 3:00 PM PDT (5:00 PM CDT and 6:00 PM EDT).

The Live Stream and our interactive coverage via Live Blog will be after the jump, so click away if you have not already done so.
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You’d think that an episode without a character reveal would be boring. Right? WRONG. This week, Roger, Shofu and Ricky are joined by NintenDaan, Styles_X2, Chr1sCross, Sucker4Jessica, W1tch Doctor and the elusive Shizzy VI to discuss Sakurai’s latest Miiverse pictures and reveals. What is Tomodachi Collection? How does the Lumiose City stage work? Who would be a better Kid Icarus rep: Palutena or Medusa? All of these questions and more will be answered in this episode! Don’t miss it!

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March is Red Cross Month and in order to raise awareness, our friends at Tiltify are hosting a League of Legends tournament benefiting the American Red Cross this weekend. Grand prize is a trip to Los Angeles for you and your team to see the North American League of Legends Championship Series live! The entry fee is $24 per team, with all the proceeds going towards the Red Cross.

Tiltify’s official shoutcast will begin Friday, March 28th at 6 PM PST with the official tournament commencing on March 29th and continuing into the 30th. Popular League commentator Alex ‘MalfusX’ Manley will be shoutcasting the event with the Tiltify crew. In addition to MalfusX, the shoutcast will include special guest appearances by Danielle McRae (the voice of Karma), Dante Basco (the voice of Zuko from Avatar: The Last Airbender), Dot Cosplay, Fatal1ty (who will be giving away some Fatal1ty Products), IPG Chicago, SpeedBrkr, StreetPass Chicago and, you guessed it, the Japan Time Podcast crew! Excited? Here’s a link to the tournament sign-up page! Get your group of five friends together and win this thing for a good cause!

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Enjoying the new inFAMOUS yet? In case you’re one of those stragglers, don’t fret – PlayStation Plus has your back.

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To celebrate the release of Frozen on Blu-Ray today and the upcoming launch of Mario Kart 8 (5/30), I decided to team up with Danny Lopatka, the awesome guitarist from my “Let It Go” cover, to put together a very special Mario Kart version of “For the First Time in Forever” for you all! Enjoy!

Little Mac punches in! Roger and the Triforce of Awesome (Shofu, Zef and Ricky Cocaine) discuss the recent character reveals of Little Mac and Diddy Kong, answer live listener questions from Twitch, and analyze Sakurai’s latest Miiverse Pics of the Day. And, to top it all off, the cast discovers the origins of Ricky and Roger’s friendship.

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When it was announced at last year’s E3, Titanfall dropped right off of my radar. I dismissed it as “just another shooter” and that was the end of it… until my brother gave me a key to the Titanfall Beta.

I dropped in to Titanfall with no expectations, but instantly felt right at home with its visuals, controls, and loadouts. This is Respawn Entertainment’s first game, and their Call of Duty heritage shines bright. I’ve played all of the major shooters throughout the years, with Halo being my primary go-to FPS, but I’m pleased to say I’ve never played anything quite like Titanfall.

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