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 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 – Xbox and the Netflix for Games – Episode 14

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass subscription service shows a new commitment to a game distribution model with potentially huge industry ramifications, over sixty indie games announced during the Nintendo Switch Indie Showcase, new virtual reality pricing models show further competitiveness between HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and Nintendo Switch is taking up the mantle of the PlayStation Vita

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