Games in Time – Super Smash Bros. Switch Speculation

Rumors swirl for a 2018 reveal of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch, the free Xbox Live Gold games for March 2018, and Gordon Freeman is back in gaming headlines!

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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 – Comparing Live Game Presentations – Episode 26

A Nintendo Direct about ARMS and a show highlighting the first gameplay footage from Destiny 2 provide examples of live game presentations in today’s industry, why Destiny 2 doesn’t need to be on Nintendo Switch, ARMS’ flexible control schemes, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – After the Nintendo Switch Event – Episode 4

Five takeaways from the Nintendo Switch event in Tokyo, the quality of Wii U game upgrades with Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Fire Emblem Warriors and character representation, if the Nintendo Switch should have been delayed, “Nintendo Syndrome” and the games still to come, the value and cost of Nintendo Switch’s online service, and Peter is playing Watch Dogs 2

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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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Top 5 Favorite Games of 2015

From 2011 to 2014, I produced an audio extravaganza of a Game of the Year award show to note the best video games of the year. To not do one for 2015 in my break from podcasting was bittersweet. While those productions of the past were all fan-voted, I thought I would mix things up a bit in my return to video game media. Even though we’re a month into 2016, let’s take a look at my personal favorite games of 2015, along with my votes for the categories that would have been included in a 2015 award show! TALES

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