The PowerSwitch – How to Improve the Nintendo World Championships – Episode 39

Five ways to improve the Nintendo World Championships, AAA console games start to show the worst of lootboxes and microtransactions, PlayStation VR gets a model update, playing Metroid: Samus Returns, the month in game releases for October 2017, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Grading the Nintendo Direct for Fall 2017

Switch and 3DS games for Fall 2017 are highlighted in a new Nintendo Direct, Bethesda shows a strong commitment to Nintendo, Super Mario Odyssey has another strong showing, Project Octopath Traveler returns from the reveal event, 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 – 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 Nintendo E3 2017 Spotlight

Nintendo takes the stage at E3 2017, our immediate post-show grades, excitement for Metroid Prime 4, a live reaction to Metroid: Samus Returns, improvement of Switch’s holiday 2017 positioning, anxiousness for a follow-up Direct, and more

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The PowerSwitch – One Month Until E3 2017 – Episode 25

The podcast’s E3 2017 Yes/No contest kicks off as we are one month away from gaming’s big show, memories of past E3s, making the most of watching E3 from home, Nintendo’s upcoming Spotlight strategy, how The Pok√©mon Company handles where to publish the series’ next installment, and more!

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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 – 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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