METAL GEAR RISING and VA-11 HALL-A – Original Soundchat – Episode 7

In this week’s episode of the show: Peter applies the Rules of Nature to the vocal soundtrack for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and Joe customizes his cyberpunk bartending playlist from Michael Kelly’s work on VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action. TIMESTAMPS1:23 – GAME 1: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance9:34 – Composer History: Jamie Christopherson17:42 – Critical Track #121:38 – Critical Track #225:16 – Critical Track #327:04 – Critical Track #429:35 – Critical Track #532:04 – Cutting Room Floor35:55 – Transition37:03 – GAME 2: VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartending Action44:18 – Composer History: Michael Kelly55:00 – Critical Track #157:02 – Critical Track #258:08 –

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The Rumored Future of Xbox | The PowerSwitch

Continuing rumors spell out the possible future of the Xbox brand, Nintendo uses Labo to tinker with VR, EA forgoes its 2019 E3 press conference, a Google controller patent inspires renders and console speculation, Anthem crashes PS4s while Apex Legends hits 50 million players in a month, Sonic’s rumored design highlights the week in game movies, and it’s a Captain Marvel vs. Devil May Cry 5 weekend

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Isn’t Meant for You | The PowerSwitch

Pokémon Sword & Shield are revealed as Generation 8 to the dismay of some fans, EVO 2019 announces its nine tournament fighting games, THQ Nordic finds itself in an AMA controversy, PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold free games for March 2019, whispers about the Xbox and PC storefront back-ends merging, and speculation about Borderlands 3 appearing at PAX East

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Reggie Fils-Aimé’s Retirement | The PowerSwitch

Reggie Fils-Aimé announces his retirement as president of Nintendo of America, Google sets the date for a GDC keynote, Xbox Game Pass rumored to be coming to Switch, Xbox expected to discuss next-gen consoles at E3 2019, whispers for Switch about Scalebound, Pokémon Generation VIII, and female Joker in P5R, and the end of PlayStation Vita approaches

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