The PowerSwitch – The RPG Franchises That Shape Us – Episode 23

The RPG franchises that positively influence our interest in games, emotionally connecting with Night in the Woods, what we want to see in the next Metroid game, playing through the Metroid series in canon chronological order, development reports for the SNES Classic Edition, Activision confirms Call of Duty: WWII, and Atlus registers new Persona domain names

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The PowerSwitch – Animation and Atrocity in Andromeda – Episode 17

Early impressions of Mass Effect: Andromeda, the facial animation glitches that have dominated the game’s conversation online, falsely attacking a former EA employee based on fake information, more fallout from last week’s communication drama, a loss of love for Nintendo, possible future iterations of Switch’s Joy-Con controllers, the challenge of emulating games with control gimmicks, and Peter’s wife Rachel joins the show in the podcast’s shift to Twitch broadcasting in full video

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The PowerSwitch – Countdown to Switch with Alex O’Neill – Episode 13

Alex O’Neill from Irrational Passions joins the show as its inaugural guest co-host to discuss the adventures of podcasting about games, the hype that is building with less than a week until the Nintendo Switch launch, the next move that the Xbox brand must make, what makes the ‘Tales of’ series so good, and the games he has been playing recently

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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 – The Role of Game Journalism – Episode 3

The role that game journalism plays in the aftermath of Scalebound’s cancellation, if video and written word can coexist in game journalism going forward, worrying about the next generation of game leakers, if there are any Nintendo Switch surprises left, if Nvidia Shield 2 has a chance to sell well, and a headline roundup of the final pre-event Switch rumors and leaks

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What to Expect from The Game Awards 2016

Slowly but surely, Geoff Keighley’s honorable attempt to make a respectable, Oscars-like, North American mainstream video game award show has built to its most valiant attempt yet. Between The Game Awards 2016 and PlayStation Experience 2016, we are about to embark on a weekend of annual gaming news that is only surpassed by E3, which we are six months removed from. That said, before The Game Awards 2016 begins tonight at 9 PM ET, here is what we can already expect to happen, based on game news reporting around the internet.

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11 E3 2016 Predictions for Nintendo and Third-Party

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 conclude with… NINTENDO AND THIRD-PARTIES EA Conference:

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11 Video Game Predictions for 2016

You love games. I love games. With a new year upon us, that can only mean one thing! Let’s gaze into that digital crystal ball together, ponder the state of the game industry, and make some prognostications! In order from what I consider most likely, to least likely, here are 11 video game predictions for 2016 that we can all look back on together when this year comes to a close! As a fun aside, I would have put something about Mother 3 finally coming to the United States this year, but those rumors are now getting more and more

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Top 5 Most Anticipated Games of 2016

In the video gaming world, we always look forward to what’s new, what’s next. We all have games that we look at when a new year arrives which make us say “I can’t wait to play that!” 2016 is no exception. While I have the most excitement for new hardware, such as Nintendo NX and PlayStation VR, these are the titles that get my heart racing. These are my most anticipated games of 2016. MASS EFFECT: ANDROMEDA Mass Effect is about the journey, not the end result. While many were bothered by how Mass Effect 3 concluded, but I was

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