The PowerSwitch – The State of the Xbox One – Episode 36

The state of the Xbox One following Gamescom 2017, SNES Classic preorders go live overnight, Polygon’s piece on crunch spurs industry discussion, Gamestop explores a used games subscription program, Xbox Live Gold 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 – E3 2017 Final Thoughts with DQP – Episode 29

DQP is our guest as the winner of the E3 2017 Yes/No contest, a summation of our thoughts regarding each E3 2017 press conference, the games shown at the expo that we are most excited about, DQP’s top five favorite games of all time, 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 – Dissecting the Xbox Scorpio Specs – Episode 20

Microsoft partners with Eurogamer and Digital Foundry for an unprecedented reveal of the Xbox Scorpio specs, early thoughts on Persona 5, Atlus’ limitations on streaming games because of spoilers, comparing Xbox and PlayStations upcoming exclusive games, the changing dynamics of the mid-cycle console upgrade trend, the games that are needed to sustain Nintendo Switch’s momentum, and Peter’s personal history with the Persona franchise

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The PowerSwitch – The Battle of Horizon vs. Zelda – Episode 12

Horizon Zero Dawn vs. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in a battle for the attention of players who wish to avoid genre burnout, Sony’s exclusive advantage at the start of a historic 2017, a Switch-like patent appears from Sony, the Nintendo Switch user interface leaks from a stolen system, managing digital game file sizes, playing games in the same franchise vs. in the same genre, Johto adventures with Pokémon GO, and Peter has been playing Gears of War 4 – on location from San Antonio, Texas

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The PowerSwitch – 30 Gaming Questions for Likes – Episode 8

The list of 30 gaming questions that is being traded on social media in exchange for likes, fake news raiding game journalism with rumors of Fallout New Vegas 2, Bioware’s new IP confirmed for Q1 2018, Nintendo delays the Animal Crossing mobile game, and the video game industry takes a stand against the Trump immigration ban – on location from Las Vegas, Nevada

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The E3 2016 Week Before News Roundup

E3 2016 is upon us. Many games exist in today’s industry, but some of these titles can’t take the chance of getting buried by the upcoming onslaught of announcements. Thus, these publishers choose the week before E3 to direct the spotlight to their products. Every year, fans worry if these leaks or planned announcements threaten the big surprises that the conferences have in store. This happens every year, and when you still get a conference like Sony at E3 2015, the “spoiled” argument goes a bit out the window. Yet, for those that missed this week’s wild action, here’s a

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