The PowerSwitch – Far Cry 5 and the Cult of Sad Takes – Episode 27

Far Cry 5 has been revealed and its American setting brings out the worst hot take opinions, What Remains of Edith Finch surprises as one of this year’s top indie games, first impressions of the ARMS Global Testpunch, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Comparing Live Game Presentations – Episode 26

A Nintendo Direct about ARMS and a show highlighting the first gameplay footage from Destiny 2 provide examples of live game presentations in today’s industry, why Destiny 2 doesn’t need to be on Nintendo Switch, ARMS’ flexible control schemes, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – One Month Until E3 2017 – Episode 25

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 Pok√©mon Company handles where to publish the series’ next installment, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Persona 5 SPOILERcast

A spoiler-filled discussion of all things regarding Persona 5, including playthrough statistics, reactions to the biggest story reveals, who players romanced, the personas that were used during the final boss, and more!

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The PowerSwitch – Localization Is Not Censorship – Episode 24

Localization changes lead some to believe that some games are being censored, Persona 5 faces several critiques about its Western localization, Nintendo Switch and its abundance of ports, the early struggles of Switch’s eShop, 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 – The RPG Franchises That Shape Us – Episode 23

The RPG franchises that positively influence our interest in games, emotionally connecting with Night in the Woods, what we want to see in the next Metroid game, playing through the Metroid series in canon chronological order, development reports for the SNES Classic Edition, Activision confirms Call of Duty: WWII, and Atlus registers new Persona domain names

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The PowerSwitch – So Long, NES Classic – Episode 22

Nintendo Switch sales are off to a record start, production ceases on the NES Classic Edition, a new Nintendo Direct highlights ARMS and Splatoon 2, the ongoing adjustments to how Nintendo presents its information, how to fix the lopsided polls in Fire Emblem Heroes, Microsoft trying digital refunds on Xbox One, Star Wars Battlefront II shows its first trailer, Dragon Quest XI confirms an extra-special release edition for Japan, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy gets a release date, and Bayonetta finally arrives on PC

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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 – Dissecting the Xbox Scorpio Specs – Episode 20

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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