The PowerSwitch – One Month Until E3 2017 – Episode 25

TODAY on The PowerSwitch – Gaming’s Call-In Talk Radio Show: The podcast’s E3 2017 Yes/No contest kicks off as we are one month away from gaming’s big show, memories of past E3s, making the most of watching E3 from home, Nintendo’s upcoming Spotlight strategy, how The Pokémon Company handles where to publish the series’ next installment, the chances that Blizzard ports games to Switch, and a Headline Roundup featuring Square-Enix cutting ties with Hitman developers IO Interactive

e3 2017


  • (1:52) – Main Topic: One Month Until E3 2017
  • (14:16) – Caller: Scott (Michigan)
    • Memories of watching E3 together
    • Where each company currently stands
    • Press conference presentation strategies
    • Making the most of watching E3 from home
    • Being careful with E3 leaks and rumors
    • Plug – RPG Limit Break
  • (28:45) – Caller: Videogameguru64 (Illinois)
    • Chances of a new F-Zero game
    • Is Retro Studios working on Metroid?
    • Nintendo’s presentation style for E3
    • Nintendo game most likely to slip from 2017
    • More Switch ports
    • GameCube Virtual Console chances
    • Plug – Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
  • (42:26) – Caller: Matt (New Jersey)
    • Follow-up on Fire Emblem Heroes voting flaws
    • Nintendo needs to nail E3 2017
    • Pokémon’s Switch strategy
    • One Nintendo announcement you’d love to see
    • Blizzard’s chances of porting games to Switch
    • Plug – Bill Wurtz – History of the Entire World, I Guess
  • (1:02:35) – Headline Roundup
    • Square-Enix cuts ties with IO Interactive and Hitman
    • Alan Wake taken off digital platforms for music licensing
    • Bioware shifts development priorities
    • Halo 6 will not be shown at E3
    • Assassin’s Creed Origins rumored as the series’ next title
    • Project Rap Rabbit brings two creators together
  • (1:08:27) – 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.