The PowerSwitch – Grading the Ubisoft E3 2017 Press Conference

TODAY on The PowerSwitch – Gaming’s Call-In Talk Radio Show: Scott White from Dashing Nerds joins the podcast as Ubisoft takes the stage at E3 2017, our immediate post-show grades, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle brings Shigeru Miyamoto on stage, the trend of pirate games continues with Skull & Bones, Ubisoft shows further support for Nintendo Switch and toys to life with Starlink: Battle for Atlas, and Beyond Good and Evil 2 finally returns

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  • (1:26) – Main Topic: Grading the Ubisoft E3 2017 Press Conference
    • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
    • Assassin’s Creed Origins
    • The Crew 2
    • Skull & Bones
    • Starlink: Battle for Atlas
    • Beyond Good and Evil 2
  • (16:26) – Caller: Videogameguru64 (Illinois)
    • Mario + Rabbids’ strategy RPG influences
    • Starlink and the attempt at toys to life
    • Beyond Good and Evil 2 target consoles
    • Vivendi and the looming takeover
  • (23:38) – Caller: Jesse (Texas)
    • Missing having Miyamoto on an E3 stage
    • Unusual trend of epic covers in trailer music
    • Theme of pirate games this E3
  • (29:49) – Caller: Damon (North Carolina)
    • Strategy of having Mario + Rabbids grow first
    • Having extended demos after the show
    • Ubisoft supporting Switch well
  • (36:35) – Outro


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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.