The PowerSwitch – Before the Nintendo Switch Event – Episode 2

Where gaming enthusiasts stand before the upcoming Nintendo Switch event, potential changes in primarily handheld or console-based Nintendo franchises, why Switch being underpowered does not matter, a Virtual Console renaissance and using past save files, the Switch’s launch and first-year game lineup, and Peter’s top five games of 2016

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The PowerSwitch – Video Game Predictions for 2017 – Episode 1

11 video game predictions for 2017, Sonic Mania’s potential impact of fan influence in games, whether or not Persona 5 could ship early, changes to Marvel vs Capcom Infinite’s gameplay systems, and the divisiveness of the fighting game community in 2017

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15 Features Needed in the Nintendo NX Reveal

Nintendo NX. Consider for a moment – like Dolphin, Revolution, and Project Café – this is a code name that will soon be just a footnote in Nintendo history. For months, many have speculated that the Nintendo NX reveal would take place in September – six months ahead of the announced March 2017 release window. And yet, it is now October. Whenever the reveal event occurs, NX will have the quickest turnaround time from announcement to product launch in video game console history. As we approach the reveal of Nintendo’s next game platform, the video game news cycle makes it

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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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Tempo Control: Episode 7 – Mass Effect

On this week’s episode: The Top 10 songs from the Mass Effect soundtrack, PlayStation 4K rumors intensify, Final Fantasy XV uncovered, Nintendo fires a target of online harassment, and gaming’s best April Fool’s Day moments! SHOW SEGMENTS 0:00 – Intro 2:29 – #10 Song 4:35 – PlayStation 4K Rumors 10:27 – #9 Song 11:58 – Mako Drive (Mashup) 12:39 – #8 Song 16:40 – Final Fantasy XV Uncovered 19:46 – #7 Song 22:00 – Now Playing 23:20 – Composer Spotlight 24:48 – #6 Song 26:35 – Nintendo Fires Alison Rapp 30:11 – #5 Song 32:06 – Out This Week 33:12

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Tempo Control: Episode 6 – Killer Instinct: Season 2

On this week’s episode: The Top 10 songs from the Killer Instinct: Season 2 soundtrack, the leaked NX controllers are fake, players get to experience Dark Souls III early, the GameTrailers crew returns under a new name, and the top five rabbits in video games! SHOW SEGMENTS 0:00 – Intro 2:18 – #10 Song 9:08 – Leaked NX Controllers are Fake 12:09 – #9 Song 17:31 – Learning How to Ultra Combo (Skit) 21:28 – #8 Song 27:39 – Dark Souls III Leaked in English Early 29:56 – #7 Song 39:07 – Now Playing 40:59 – Composer Spotlight 42:00 –

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Tempo Control: Episode 5 – Undertale

On this week’s episode: The Top 10 songs from the Undertale soundtrack, PlayStation VR pricing and other GDC news, Xbox One and PS4 cross-network coming to Rocket League, Digital Homicide sues Jim Sterling, and five way too early E3 2016 predictions! SHOW SEGMENTS 0:00 – Intro 2:20 – #10 Song 4:10 – PlayStation VR Pricing and GDC Headlines 9:19 – #9 Song 15:55 – Snowdin Star (Mashup) 17:12 – #8 Song 19:10 – Rocket League to Feature Cross-Network Play 21:12 – #7 Song 23:54 – Now Playing 25:18 – Composer Spotlight 26:13 – #6 Song 28:24 – Digital Homicide Sues

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Game News Stories: Week of February 29, 2016

During Episode 3 of Tempo Control, we covered the latest game news stories. Here are those segments, compiled into one location for your viewing!   Nintendo Direct: March 2016 Takeaways After a new Nintendo Direct revealed Wii U and 3DS games for summer 2016, several questions came to mind. What could the fatal flaw be for Star Fox Zero? Are we finally sold on Metroid Prime: Federation Force? Is there hope for the new Paper Mario game on Wii U? Here are our top five takeaways from the event!

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Tempo Control: Episode 3 – Persona 3

On this week’s episode: The Top 10 songs from the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 soundtrack, Nintendo shows off summer games in their March 2016 Direct, a new NX rumor changes perspective, Microsoft ponders making hardware upgrades to Xbox One, and No Man’s Sky finally has a release date! SHOW SEGMENTS 0:00 – Intro 2:34 – #10 Song 5:21 – Nintendo Direct for March 2016 12:55 – #9 Song 15:48 – Seth Learns About Social Links (Skit) 21:23 – #8 Song 24:26 – NX Rumor Changes Perspective 27:23 – #7 Song 29:55 – Now Playing 31:17 – Composer Spotlight 32:32

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Tempo Control: Episode 1 – Chrono Trigger

On this week’s episode: The Top 10 songs from the Chrono Trigger soundtrack, Hideo Kojima starts meeting with his Silent Hills team again, Xbox One exclusives may be going away, Bethesda lays out Fallout 4’s DLC plans, and a new Pokémon is revealed! SHOW SEGMENTS 0:00 – Intro 2:28 – #10 Song 6:18 – Skit (Pt. 1) 8:05 – Kojima visits Silent Hills team 11:27 – #9 Song 14:53 – Experience with Chrono Trigger 20:48 – #8 Song 23:56 – Xbox One losing exclusives 27:47 – #7 Song 31:18 – Composer Spotlight 33:55 – #6 Song 35:31 – Fallout 4

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