The PowerSwitch – Dissecting the Xbox Scorpio Specs – Episode 20

TODAY on The PowerSwitch – Gaming’s Call-In Talk Radio Show: Microsoft partners with Eurogamer and Digital Foundry for an unprecedented reveal of the Xbox Scorpio specs, early thoughts on Persona 5, Atlus’ limitations on streaming games because of spoilers, comparing Xbox and PlayStations upcoming exclusive games, the changing dynamics of the mid-cycle console upgrade trend, the games that are needed to sustain Nintendo Switch’s momentum, and Peter’s personal history with the Persona franchise

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  • (2:33) – Main Topic: Dissecting the Xbox Scorpio Specs
    • Project Scorpio tech specs
    • What we still need to learn
    • What does it all mean
  • (18:56) – Caller: Scott (Michigan)
    • Early Persona 5 thoughts
    • Atlus imposes streaming limitations on Persona 5
    • Just who is Project Scorpio for?
    • Comparing Xbox and PlayStation’s upcoming exclusive games
  • (35:21) – Caller: Jesse (Texas)
    • The changing landscape of this generation of games
    • When games can no longer be played on old models
    • What a Switch mid-cycle upgrade would be like
    • Excitement for Nintendo Switch Virtual Console
    • Games needed to sustain Nintendo Switch’s momentum
  • (53:15) – What It Means to Me: Persona
    • Persona 3 FES
    • Persona 4
    • Persona 4 Golden
    • Persona 3 Portable
    • Arena, Q, Dancing All Night
    • Persona 5
  • (1:01:07) – 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.