The PowerSwitch – Animation and Atrocity in Andromeda – Episode 17

Early impressions of Mass Effect: Andromeda, the facial animation glitches that have dominated the game’s conversation online, falsely attacking a former EA employee based on fake information, more fallout from last week’s communication drama, a loss of love for Nintendo, possible future iterations of Switch’s Joy-Con controllers, the challenge of emulating games with control gimmicks, and Peter’s wife Rachel joins the show in the podcast’s shift to Twitch broadcasting in full video

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The PowerSwitch – The Best Zelda Game of All Time – Episode 15

First-week impressions of the Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, if it’s possible to call Breath of the Wild the best game in The Legend of Zelda series, Breath of the Wild’s few flaws, where Zelda goes from here, what Breath of the Wild’s DLC story may include, what it’s like to beat Breath of the Wild, and Peter’s personal history with The Legend of Zelda

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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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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 – The Battle of Horizon vs. Zelda – Episode 12

Horizon Zero Dawn vs. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in a battle for the attention of players who wish to avoid genre burnout, Sony’s exclusive advantage at the start of a historic 2017, a Switch-like patent appears from Sony, the Nintendo Switch user interface leaks from a stolen system, managing digital game file sizes, playing games in the same franchise vs. in the same genre, Johto adventures with Pokémon GO, and Peter has been playing Gears of War 4 – on location from San Antonio, Texas

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The PowerSwitch – The Hysteria of a Zelda Season Pass – Episode 11

A season pass has been announced for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild before its release, the outrage over Nintendo’s future DLC plans, Super Smash Bros. competitive drama over the Smash Summit invitational tournament, Steam Greenlight will be phased out in the spring, PS4 Pro will enhance game performance with Boost Mode, Microsoft’s E3 conference will be on a Sunday this year, Pokémon GO shifts to Johto, the “famous” animated gaming TV show will be based on Castlevania, Maker Studios parts ways with Pewdiepie, and Konami reports surprising profits

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The PowerSwitch – Advertising Games in Super Bowl LI – Episode 9

How video games presented themselves in commercial breaks during Super Bowl LI, the early intrigue of Fire Emblem Heroes, Conan Exiles pushes character customization boundaries, being sold on 1-2-Switch, hacks vs. glitches in the competitive Pokémon metagame, GameStop’s “Circle of Life” methodology, the result of the Oculus vs. Zenimax legal case, possible Nintendo Network annual pricing, Tony Hawk’s contender for gaming tweet of the year, and the last episode of Hot Pepper Gaming

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The PowerSwitch – Evo 2017 Games and The Avengers Project – Episode 7

The game selection for Evo 2017, Square-Enix and Marvel partner for The Avengers Project, the cost of games in Trump’s America, what the latest Marvel news means for Kingdom Hearts III, preparing for a Pokémon game tournament, and the recap of reviews for the week of January 24th, 2017

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The PowerSwitch – Spoilers in Video Games – Episode 6

Spoilers in video games and how soon is too soon, avoiding spoilers for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, purposefully spoiling certain elements of games before release, whether or not Pokémon Sun/Moon showed too much in its marketing, and good tutorials versus bad tutorials – on location from Portland, Maine

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The PowerSwitch – Gaming Resolutions for 2017 – Episode 5

Gaming resolutions for 2017, Fire Emblem Direct introduces the series’ mobile game, going through a large backlog of games, balancing open world map size with content density, and the success of Peter’s gaming resolutions from 2016

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