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 – The Fight for Battle Royale with Max Roberts – Episode 38

Max Roberts from Model Citizens Media joins the show to discuss the feud between PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite Battle Royale, PlayStation’s TGS 2017, Apple’s securing of Sky as an exclusive, Bruce Straley’s departure from Naughty Dog, Nintendo Switch’s lucky charm featuring Satoru Iwata, 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 – 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 – The Hellblade Permadeath Perils with Matt Zawodniak – Episode 35

Matt Zawodniak joins the show to discuss the question of permadeath’s existence in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice raises concerns about creativity in games, Middle-earth: Shadow of War adds microtransactions, No Man’s Sky publishes a massive update one year after launch, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Best Game Soundtracks from 2006-2013 – Episode 34

The top ten video game soundtracks from 2006-2013, new Persona spinoff games are announced, Gamestop will be open on Thanksgiving Day, the WNBA finally gets some video game representation, Splatoon 2’s ketchup vs mayonnaise Splatfest, and more!

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