THE LAST OF US and THE WORLD ENDS WITH YOU – Original Soundchat – Episode 13

Peter takes a look at an Academy Award-winning composer applying a cinematic score to The Last of Us and Joe analyzes the many-styled vocal compression of Takeharu Ishimoto’s work in The World Ends With You.

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PlayStation 5 and the Tech Tease | The PowerSwitch

Sony drops an early tech exclusive about PlayStation 5, Inside Xbox confirms recent Microsoft reports, a Switch Pro model may be pushed back as a next-gen concept, Reggie Fils-Aimé teases a Retro Studios character in his Twitter debut, Gamescom will feature a Geoff Keighley opening night show, Assassin’s Creed Unity is free for a limited time for Notre-Dame de Paris awareness, and playing Resident Evil 2

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SHANTAE AND THE PIRATE’S CURSE and CUPHEAD – Original Soundchat – Episode 12

Joe explores the heavy beats and Arabian stylings in the soundtrack of Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse and Peter takes a look at the 1930s big band jazz of Kristofer Maddigan’s debut work in Cuphead.

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A Celebration of Star Wars | The PowerSwitch

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is officially revealed, name changes are finally available on PSN, the packaging may be leaked for the All-Digital Edition of Xbox One S, and a tweet about game difficulty shaming gets the meme treatment

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UNWOUND FUTURE and PHOENIX WRIGHT – Original Soundchat – Episode 11

Peter explores the emotional gut-punches that exist throughout the soundtrack of Professor Layton and the Unwound Future and Joe has no objection to Masakazu Sugimori’s courtroom work on Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney.

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Predicting Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC | The PowerSwitch

Speculating about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC characters, Microsoft may unveil an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription, a devastating report about Anthem’s disastrous development, the next Assassin’s Creed may focus on Vikings, a Persona website teases P5S, Best Buy retailer placeholders create curious rumors, and playing Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: Legacy of the First Blade

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BEYOND GOOD & EVIL and ASSASSIN’S CREED SYNDICATE – Original Soundchat – Episode 10

Joe takes a look at the blending of film score writing across different cultures into the sci-fi plot of Beyond Good & Evil and Peter delves into the Victorian chamber orchestra insight of Austin Wintory’s work on Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.

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