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Rocket League coming to Nintendo Switch Holiday 2017

Rocket League coming to Nintendo Switch Holiday 2017

When Rocket League released just over two years ago, it became an instant smash hit.  Originally released on the PS4 and PC, then shortly after on the Xbox One, Nintendo Switch owners will finally be able to get their hands on Psyonix’s Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars sequel. Given the portable and home …

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Metroid 2 Remake coming to 3DS September 15th

Metroid: Samus Returns coming to 3DS

Fans of 2D and 3D Metroid games alike have been clamoring for a new entry in the series for years.  Well, apparently this is the year those fans have been looking forward to.  Hot off the heels of the announcement in the Nintendo E3 2017 Spotlight that Metroid Prime 4 is currently …

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PlayStation E3 2017 Media Showcase Liveblog

PlayStation E3 2017 Media Showcase Liveblog

All times listed in EDT. 20:50 – T-minus 10 minutes. 20:54 – Lots of great reveals during the pre-show. Paving the way (hopefully) for big reveals during the Showcase. 20:55 – Still pre-show, footage on screen of Ni No Kuni II. 20:57 – December 9-10, PSX is returning in 2017. …

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XBOX 2017 E3 Briefing Liveblog

14:02 – Scorpio Official Unit looks like a black Xbox One S 14:03 – Xbox One X is the official name of the Xbox Scorpio and launches November 7th, 2017 14:05 – Full backwards compatibility 14:06 – Supports super sampling for 1080p 14:07 – Liquid cooled vapor chamber and custom power …

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Switchcore Podcast 012 – Xbox E3 2017 Predictions Special

Charlie, Scott, Drew and Jeremy get together for yet another betting special, this time for Xbox’s E3 press event.  Will Scorpio wow the industry?  Will Phil Spencer announce new Xbox One exclusives? Afterwards, the team recaps and wraps up their thoughts and predictions on everything E3 related. Get this episode: iTunes Google …

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Pokkén Tournament DX Coming to Switch

Following Nintendo’s tweet yesterday, we now know what Nintendo, The Pokémon Company and Game Freak have in store for Switch and 3DS owners in 2017. Nintendo kicked off the eight minute direct announcing Pokkén Tournament DX, scheduled for a September 22nd release on Nintendo Switch.  The deluxe version of the Pokémon fighting game is …

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Cave Story+ Nintendo Switch Review

Cave Story+ releases June 20th, 2017 on Nintendo Switch. I was first introduced to Cave Story in 2010 as a downloadable demo on the Wii.  Before I knew it I was sucked in and had played the demo multiple times over, but despite my love for the demo, it wasn’t …

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Pokémon Direct Coming Tomorrow

The internet is aflutter this morning with The Pokémon Company tweeting out from their official Twitter account that a new Pokémon Direct is coming June 6th at 7am PT/10am ET. Mark your calendars, #Pokemon Trainers! A #PokemonDirect is happening on June 6 at 7 a.m. PT! https://t.co/8D6vQ38Bed pic.twitter.com/5H5F1qHWyT — Pokémon …

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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Review

Fire Emblem Echoes

Around 14 years ago I still remember pushing a new game into my metallic red Gameboy SP, not knowing what to expect. The game was called “The Blazing Blade”, not a story about a swordsman with now increasingly legal pastimes, but the 7th installment in a franchise that at the …

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Switchcore Podcast 009 – I Just Woke Up and BOOM!

Jeremy, Drew and Charlie are back to talk about the latest news of the week and to discuss the Arms Nintendo direct, highlighting the new characters and features the game will enjoy.  Make sure to tune in Wednesday, May 24th for our big Nintendo pre-E3 predictions show. Get this episode: …

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Switchcore Podcast 008 – It’s a Wonderful Day

During a slow news week, the crew gets together to talk about the games they’ve been playing and what games they are excited to play this year. Get this episode: iTunes Google Play RSS (Copy and paste link into podcast app or RSS reader of your choice) Soundcloud Find us on: …

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Switchcore Podcast 007 – Bye Felicia

Scott and Jeremy are Charlie and Drew-less for this seventh installment of the Switchcore Podcast. The dynamic duo have been playing a ton of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and provide their impressions. Also discussed is a ton of news including Darksiders III, a New 2DS XL, Zelda and Fire Emblem …

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