The PowerSwitch – How to Improve the Nintendo World Championships – Episode 39

Five ways to improve the Nintendo World Championships, AAA console games start to show the worst of lootboxes and microtransactions, PlayStation VR gets a model update, playing Metroid: Samus Returns, the month in game releases for October 2017, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Game Skill VS Game Critique – Episode 37

Dean Takahashi’s play session of Cuphead raises questions about a journalist’s required game skill, Campo Santo brings DMCA into the Pewdiepie racial slur controversy, recapping the Nindie Showcase for Summer 2017, PlayStation Plus free games for September 2017, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – The Best Games Halfway Through 2017 – Episode 31

The potential candidates for Game of the Year through the first half of 2017, challengers for those spots in the second half of the year, SNES Classic announced, SGDQ 2017 raises $1.76 million for charity, Splatoon 2 Direct, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Grading the Microsoft E3 2017 Press Conference

Microsoft takes the stage at E3 2017, our immediate post-show grades, Project Scorpio receives its final name as Xbox One X, Minecraft unites its player base, Cuphead finally has a release date, looking at the artistic style of Microsoft’s revealed games, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – E3 2017 Predictions – Episode 28

Looking to the future with E3 2017 predictions, what the name of Project Scorpio will end up being, if we will see any more of The Last of Us: Part II, whether or not Nintendo’s Virtual Console plans for Switch are already in trouble, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – One Month Until E3 2017 – Episode 25

The podcast’s E3 2017 Yes/No contest kicks off as we are one month away from gaming’s big show, memories of past E3s, making the most of watching E3 from home, Nintendo’s upcoming Spotlight strategy, how The Pokémon Company handles where to publish the series’ next installment, and more!

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11 E3 2016 Predictions for Microsoft

For the last several years, when June rolls around and the Electronic Entertainment Expo hype begins, I have created lists of fifty questions that set up the scope of what game enthusiasts are anticipating. These questions are framed in the sense that they can be definitively answered “YES” or “NO” by the time E3 concludes. This year will be a bit different. Because of the shifting landscape of the press conferences this year, three posts will pose these kinds of questions. In each, I will directly give you my E3 2016 predictions. We begin with… MICROSOFT Conference: Monday, June 13

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