The PowerSwitch – The Fight for Battle Royale with Max Roberts – Episode 38

Max Roberts from Model Citizens Media joins the show to discuss the feud between PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite Battle Royale, PlayStation’s TGS 2017, Apple’s securing of Sky as an exclusive, Bruce Straley’s departure from Naughty Dog, Nintendo Switch’s lucky charm featuring Satoru Iwata, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Grading the Nintendo Direct for Fall 2017

Switch and 3DS games for Fall 2017 are highlighted in a new Nintendo Direct, Bethesda shows a strong commitment to Nintendo, Super Mario Odyssey has another strong showing, Project Octopath Traveler returns from the reveal event, 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 Hellblade Permadeath Perils with Matt Zawodniak – Episode 35

Matt Zawodniak joins the show to discuss the question of permadeath’s existence in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice raises concerns about creativity in games, Middle-earth: Shadow of War adds microtransactions, No Man’s Sky publishes a massive update one year after launch, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Telltale’s Plans for 2018 – Episode 32

Telltale Games announces new projects for 2018, Evo 2017 results, Kingdom Hearts III highlights the D23 Expo’s games panel, Pok√©mon GO introduces legendary creatures, Nintendo’s online smartphone app fails to impress, 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 Sony E3 2017 Press Conference

Sony takes the stage at E3 2017, our immediate late-night post-show grades, Marvel’s Spider-Man amazes in its first gameplay demo, Sony’s rapid-fire presentation style underwhelms in several areas, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Grading the Bethesda E3 2017 Press Conference

Scott White from Dashing Nerds joins the podcast as Bethesda takes the stage at E3 2017, our immediate late-night post-show grades, Doom and Fallout 4 VR, Skyrim on Switch gets an infusion of The Legend of Zelda, Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, 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 – Grading the EA E3 2017 Press Conference

EA takes the stage at E3 2017, our immediate post-show grades, Star Wars Battlefront II dominates the press conference with mixed reactions to an extended gameplay demo, Need for Speed Payback is like a Michael Bay-directed Fast and Furious movie, and more!

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