The PowerSwitch – Playing on Easier Difficulties with Jeremy Baker – Episode 18

Jeremy Baker (GameBuddy) from Sonic Paradox and voice acting projects across the internet and games, playing games on easier difficulties, spending more time with Nintendo Switch, playing games with a disability, the pros and cons of difficulty modes in different games, and Jeremy’s favorite games

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The PowerSwitch – Animation and Atrocity in Andromeda – Episode 17

Early impressions of Mass Effect: Andromeda, the facial animation glitches that have dominated the game’s conversation online, falsely attacking a former EA employee based on fake information, more fallout from last week’s communication drama, a loss of love for Nintendo, possible future iterations of Switch’s Joy-Con controllers, the challenge of emulating games with control gimmicks, and Peter’s wife Rachel joins the show in the podcast’s shift to Twitch broadcasting in full video

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The PowerSwitch – A Failure to Communicate in Games Media – Episode 16

Conflicts reach the game industry which highlight how poorly we communicate with those we disagree with, Colin Moriarty leaves Kinda Funny, Zelda fans can’t handle Jim Sterling’s 7/10 review of Breath of the Wild, JonTron sides with alt-right perspectives on Twitter, whether or not some classic games are untouchable, the mob mentality of hating certain game franchises, attaching self-esteem to one’s favorite games, taking criticism as a personal attack, and how the Kinda Funny community has changed – on location from the Atlanta, Georgia

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The PowerSwitch – The Best Zelda Game of All Time – Episode 15

First-week impressions of the Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, if it’s possible to call Breath of the Wild the best game in The Legend of Zelda series, Breath of the Wild’s few flaws, where Zelda goes from here, what Breath of the Wild’s DLC story may include, what it’s like to beat Breath of the Wild, and Peter’s personal history with The Legend of Zelda

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The PowerSwitch – Xbox and the Netflix for Games – Episode 14

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass subscription service shows a new commitment to a game distribution model with potentially huge industry ramifications, over sixty indie games announced during the Nintendo Switch Indie Showcase, new virtual reality pricing models show further competitiveness between HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and Nintendo Switch is taking up the mantle of the PlayStation Vita

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