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Switch Craft is brought to you live 3 times a week on Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm US Eastern, and on Saturday at whatever time I can get to it. Tune in live at Twitch.tv/runjumpstomp/ This episode of Switch Craft is brought to you by Rodney L. – Get Switch Craft and my other content ad free for as little as a dollar at Patreon.com/RunJumpStomp/

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My thoughts on Steamworld Quest

Nintendo lawyers take down 7 year project.

Hrule comes to Minecraft

Feedback

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Stadia Cast Show Notes Episode 5

Intro

Before we get started – We record this show live! Sunday mornings at 10am Eastern on our YouTube channel

Thanks the following people for reviewing the show! JacksRage, NickDidisJR, Justin 1289, LeoNSF, DoggilyWoggily, BrusselsYolo,

Main Discussion

Stadia and AI

Google is really good at AI. Started with 1-800-GOOG-411

NEWS

Story 1

The console wars will continue

Story 2

Microsoft is SAD (we can get rid of this if you like)

Story 3

Feedback

Outro

Follow the show on Twitter at StadiaCast, follow me @runjumpstomp and follow Lloyd @dasme Be sure to use the hashtag #StadiaCast so we can find your tweets!

Music is by Zircon, check out their stuff at zirconstudios.bandcamp.com

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Switch Craft Show Notes 327

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Intro

Switch Craft is brought to you live 3 times a week on Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm US Eastern, and on Saturday at whatever time I can get to it. Tune in live at Twitch.tv/runjumpstomp/ This episode of Switch Craft is brought to you by Todd H. – Get Switch Craft and my other content ad free for as little as a dollar at Patreon.com/RunJumpStomp/

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Nintendo Download 4/18

Smash 3.0 gets its first controversy

Feedback

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Become a part of the community at runjumpstomp.com/discord you can also watch the show live at twitch.tv/runjumpstomp. Get a hold of me by emailing me Runjumpstomp@gmail.com or you can reach out to me on Twitter @runjumpstomp Use the #NintendoSwitchCraft

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Nintendo Download, April 18, 2019: No Joke: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Gets Stage Builder and Other Features

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Version 3.0 – The new playable fighter Joker from the Persona 5 game, the Mementos stage and several Persona series music tracks are available now in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system for players who own the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass or purchase Challenger Pack 1*. The free Version 3.0 update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is also available now, introducing a newly added Stage Builder feature, new video editing features and the Smash World service for the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app**. To view a video with more details on Joker, Challenger Pack 1 and Version 3.0, visit https://youtu.be/FmuTGcbu4Kc
    • Mortal Kombat 11 – This latest installment in the critically acclaimed franchise provides a deeper and more personalized experience than ever before. Featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat’s best-in-class cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making. Packed to the brim with multiple modes, including the Towers of Time, allowing players to test their skills through various challenges, providing more ways than ever to continue the Mortal Kombat 11 experience. The Mortal Kombat 11game is available April 22.
    • Cuphead – Cuphead is a classic run-and-gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era: traditional hand-drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds and original jazz recordings.
    • Katana ZERO – Katana ZERO is a stylish neo-noir action-platformer featuring breakneck action and instant-death combat. Slash, dash and manipulate time to unravel your past in a beautifully brutal acrobatic display.
    • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen – The action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen combines deep combat with the freedom to explore a huge open world. Enter the high-fantasy setting of Gransys, a land where dragons, chimeras and other fabled monsters roam. Choose between three different starter vocations, which you can further develop for a total of nine unique vocations. Use a dynamic combat system to wield devastating skills and magicks to tackle deadly foes. The Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen game is available April 23.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

*Full version of game required to use DLC. Sold separately
 **Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required.  Persistent Internet and compatible smartphone required to use app. Data charges may apply. Nintendo Account age 13+ required. Smartphone app features available in compatible games. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
 In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
 Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.
 Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch system both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.
 My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS XL and Nintendo 2DS feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo Network ID gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switchhttp://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

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RJS Show Notes – Are Single player games too long? PS5 is coming, Xbox One SAD, Epic Games Store.

Intro

On this episode of Run Jump Stomp….

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In an interview with Wired Mark Cerny discussed some of the expected features of the PS5.

Biggest takeaways from this (won’t be 2019)

Will support Ray Tracing (Explain what it is) Cerny says its also useful for audio as well.


“If you wanted to run tests to see if the player can hear certain audio sources or if the enemies can hear the players’ footsteps, ray tracing is useful for that,” he says. “It’s all the same thing as taking a ray through the environment.”

Wired

Speaking of audio PS5 will have a custom audio chip for 3D audio

The PS5 will have an SSD 5 which will significantly improve load times, in addition this will allow a game world to be rendered much faster, which means that developers can add more objects to the world to make it feel more alive.

PS5 will support 8K (does this mean native 8K or upscaled?)

Story 3

The Xbox One SAD has a price

Story 4

Randy Pitchford explains his support for the Epic Games Store

Biggest takeaways


Epic has published a near term road map. This road map includes a look into things they are committing to. If I were a betting man, I would expect that there are more things that happen than what they are committing to. We also must acknowledge that Borderlands 3 does not exist *today* but rather it will exist in September. The store will be different when the game launches. It will become a boon to their store if they bring sufficient features to make the customer experience great for us. Epic will suffer (again) if, by the time Borderlands 3 launches, the customer experience is not good enough.

Randy Pitchford


From a track record point of view, my expectation is that Epic’s investment in technology will outpace Valve’s substantially. When we look back at Steam in five or ten years, it may look like a dying store and other, competitive stores, will be the place to be.

Randy Pitchford


The competitive store that happens to be the leader in 10 years may not be Epic’s store, but it probably won’t be Valve’s and Epic’s moves right now are opening the door and paving the way for a vibrant competitive economy. Competition in stores is going to be absolutely best for consumers and probably good for developers and publishers as well. The stores that tend to win are the stores that offer the best to their customers. It’s very difficult for customer interest to be king with one store.

Randy Pitchford


Now there is an external force that is real. This external force, the Epic store, is a really significant threat to Steam. Steam *must* adapt or it will perish. Almost immediately, we saw Steam crumble it’s previously unwavering stance on revenue share. Holy shit! That’s a miracle. I think the folks at Valve are really smart and really great and they are also, probably, starting to redirect investment into their store. If Valve is smart, and they are, they should preemptively maneuver as many resources as possible towards improving the store and preparing for Epic’s inevitable challenge to Steam from a features point of view.

Randy Pitchford


And so we’re going to swallow the Epic Game Store pill with Borderlands 3. And some of you guys are going to hate it and scream bloody murder and you’ll even blame me, personally, for it. And you can bitch and moan and brigade and stalk my shit, but at the end of the day when we look back at this moment we’ll realize that this was the moment where the digital stores on PC became unmonopolized. And we’re all going to look back and see how change happened and how costs for developers and publishers to be on stores went down and how that value was passed on to the customers.

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Switch Craft Show Notes 326

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Intro

Switch Craft is brought to you live 3 times a week on Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm US Eastern, and on Saturday at whatever time I can get to it. Tune in live at Twitch.tv/runjumpstomp/ This episode of Switch Craft is brought to you by Todd H. – Get Switch Craft and my other content ad free for as little as a dollar at Patreon.com/RunJumpStomp/

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Feedback

Email from Leon

Hi Bill,

Love the show(s) been listening you for about several months now between Run Jump Stomp, Nintendo Switch Craft and now Stadia Cast. 

I am a reclaimed gamer. I had gaming systems from NES to PS2 and XBox first release. I guess I was on hiatus when I went to colleges and entered the professional world but I re-emerged with the Switch. It suits my lifestyle. I travel a lot and often need to give up the primary tv when home. So it’s flexible. I love it despite it’s graphic inferiority to PS4 and Xbox One. I am one of those sole & single console guys. And the switch is my console not because of affordability but flexibility. The reason why I am writing is because of Mortal Kombat 11. I’m not sure if you heard, mainly because you say you don’t care for the game to begin with. When I heard games like Mortal Kombat and Doom Eternal were coming to switch I got excited for nostalgia reason and both games look amazing. I have Doom on switch and I love being able to carry it around. Looked forward to the sequel and MK 11. …until now. I was slightly discouraged. When I realized MK11 on had a premium version for Xbox, PS4 and PC. DIdnt complain. I chopped it up to graphics. Yesterday they announced the premium version for switch. I didn’t cancel my preorder until I heard if the switch would have a physical steel case like the Xbox and PS4. While browsing online to find out about the steel case I stumbled on other info. MK11 aside from the 20GB patch, that I didn’t mind because I have storage for it, was also going to be an ONLINE-ONLY GAME. I was shocked and upset. It literally ruined my vision of the game. I travel a lot. Playing most on my games in airports, on planes and on the road. This ruins the flexibility of the switch. And my primary use of it. I ended up canceling my preorder. It’s frustrating. I read online it’s suspected they’re doing online only even for single play use to maximize micro transactions. I guess I’m asking how you feel about this. This literally dwarfs my switch for its primary use. I don’t mind paying for DLC because I paid for many passes, ie smash, Stark link, dragon ball fighterZ etc. I just don’t like it. It also makes me think the software will become glitchy or fail once MK 12 comes on. This has me really anti digital if I have no option at a physical way to play. What do you think Bill?

Thanks for listening,

Leon

Outro

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Switch Craft Show Notes 325

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Intro

Switch Craft is brought to you live 3 times a week on Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm US Eastern, and on Saturday at whatever time I can get to it. Tune in live at Twitch.tv/runjumpstomp/ This episode of Switch Craft is brought to you by Jarrod H. – Get Switch Craft and my other content ad free for as little as a dollar at Patreon.com/RunJumpStomp/

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance Date

New Firmware for Switch

Feedback

Outro

Become a part of the community at runjumpstomp.com/discord you can also watch the show live at twitch.tv/runjumpstomp. Get a hold of me by emailing me Runjumpstomp@gmail.com or you can reach out to me on Twitter @runjumpstomp Use the #NintendoSwitchCraft

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