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 – 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 – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild SPOILERcast

A spoiler-filled discussion of all things regarding The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, including completion progress metrics, how players solved the plateau’s big puzzle, what players did with their first Spirit Orb, the order of dungeon completion, when players collected the Master Sword, the Captured Memories quest, and the endgame

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The PowerSwitch – Best Game Soundtracks Since 2013 – Episode 21

Scott White from DashingNerds.com joins the show to talk about where he thinks the game industry is heading, the best game soundtracks of this generation so far, Xbox Scorpio’s specs from the perspective of an Xbox newbie, playing Nintendo Switch while being a father, gushing about Persona 5 after 40+ hours, spoiler-free thoughts on P5’s difficulty modes and the story so far, and Scott’s top 5 favorite games of all time

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The PowerSwitch – Playing on Easier Difficulties with Jeremy Baker – Episode 18

Jeremy Baker (GameBuddy) from Sonic Paradox and voice acting projects across the internet and games, playing games on easier difficulties, spending more time with Nintendo Switch, playing games with a disability, the pros and cons of difficulty modes in different games, and Jeremy’s favorite games

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The PowerSwitch – A Failure to Communicate in Games Media – Episode 16

Conflicts reach the game industry which highlight how poorly we communicate with those we disagree with, Colin Moriarty leaves Kinda Funny, Zelda fans can’t handle Jim Sterling’s 7/10 review of Breath of the Wild, JonTron sides with alt-right perspectives on Twitter, whether or not some classic games are untouchable, the mob mentality of hating certain game franchises, attaching self-esteem to one’s favorite games, taking criticism as a personal attack, and how the Kinda Funny community has changed – on location from the Atlanta, Georgia

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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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