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Digital Fiasco – Episode 15: Nintendo Switch – Awkward Milking and Disappointment

Greetings, AYB! Jack McBastard here again with another episode of Digital Fiasco. This week we talk about the Nintendo Switch Presentation held last week in Tokyo, and the confusing and misguided launch strategy that Nintendo has laid out for their new console..

Digital Fiasco is a weekly video game podcast covering PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, and PC, with a little nerd culture thrown in. Every Monday, hosts Dandr0id and Jack McBastard discuss all the hot topics in gaming, always striving to prove why you should give a damn. Whether you prefer Sony, or Microsoft (or Nintendo), or perhaps you’re a member of the PC master race, we have gaming topics to cover it.

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WARNING: May contain profanity, mature content, and talk of that terrible Codemasters game, Damnation

Episode 15: Nintendo Switch – Awkward Milking and Disappointment

  • (2:18) Jack McBastard Plays Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • (4:02) Dand0id Plays Just Cause 3
  • (15:14) AlbeL_88 Plays Final Fantasy XIV & XV
  • (21:44) Albel_88 Plays Shin Megami Tensei 4 Apocalypse
  • (25:55) Dandroid’s DDD
  • (40:10) Switch Presentation Introduction
  • (42:37) Tatsumi Kimishima, President of Nintendo
  • (46:06) Shinya Takahashi, MEO of the Entertainment Planning & Development Division
  • (51:54) Yoshiaki Koizumi – Switch General Producer (and professional stage magician)
  • (1:00:28) 1, 2, Switch
  • (1:07:07) ARMS
  • (1:11:20) Splatoon 2
  • (1:15:03) Super Mario Odyssey (Super Mario Oddjob)
  • (1:20:45) Other Third Party Games
  • (1:28:50) Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • (1:31:26) Beyond Good & Evil 2 Leak
  • (1:33:23) Switch Launch Analysis
  • (1:38:46) Switch Peripherals Pricing
  • (1:45:17) Nintendo Switch: Final Thoughts
  • (1:56:20) Outtro

Jack McBastard and Dandr0id are contributors for AYBOnline. Their opinions are their own. For example, the Switch is a logical continuation of Nintendo’s past console strategy, and another significant step towards Nintendo abandoning hardware entirely in favor of third party development.

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