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

TODAY on The PowerSwitch – Gaming’s Call-In Talk Radio Show: 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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  • (1:48) – Main Topic: The Hysteria of a Zelda Season Pass
    • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Expansion Pass available March 3rd for $19.99
    • Nintendo’s past history with Season Passes
    • DLC’s role in the game industry today
    • Critiques rooted in misinterpretation
    • What could the new side story be about?
  • (15:40) – Caller: Seth (Pennsylvania)
    • The outrage over the Zelda DLC announcement
    • Drama with the Smash Summit invitational Melee tournament
  • (32:50) – Headline Roundup
    • Steam Greenlight will be phased out in Spring 2017
    • PS4 Pro will soon enhance performance of all games with Boost Mode
    • Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference will be Sunday, June 11th at 5 PM ET
    • Generation II of Pokémon GO is coming later this week
    • Castlevania TV show is coming to Netflix in 2017
    • Maker Studios has parted ways with Pewdiepie
    • Konami is reporting $230 million profits
  • (39:38) – Outro


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Peter Spezia

Editor-in-Chief at Rhymes With Asia
Speaking into a microphone about nerd culture is a passion project for Peter Spezia, formerly known as SMYNYouko. Peter has been an Internet broadcaster since 2007, with past shows including Show Me Your News and WTF, Pokémon. His latest ventures include hosting The PowerSwitch - gaming's call-in talk radio show - and writing for A University of Michigan alum, Peter lives in the Great Lakes State with his wife Rachel as he works in video production for FCA US LLC. When he isn't keeping track of the latest video game industry news, Peter is either playing the guitar or staying fit.