Video Game News: Nintendo Direct News Dump

Nintendo Direct
March 8, 2018

Yesterday, Yoshiaki Koizumi, Nintendo’s Deputy General Manager of the Entertainment Planning & Development division, dropped a massive Nintendo Direct on the Nintendo chock full of important news and updates for 3DS but mostly for the Switch.  Below are our summaries of all of the headlines with video accompanying the more important items … Enjoy!

The entire video can be seen here though we have summarized all of it for you below so you don’t need to sit through the 34 minutes.

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What To Watch – Friday, March 9, 2018

I suggest you tape shows tonight and go watch A Wrinkle of Time in the theaters but what to tape? We’ve got you covered.  New MacGyver, Dynasty and MasterChef Junior are all fun choices in the 8pm hour though Mac is our Man! At 9pm, we’re showing Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. the 100th episode love but also, we’re adding in Live PD which social media tells us is fantastic. Its also THEIR 100th episode so, weird!  At 10pm, ELeague crowns a champion!!

(ABC/Eric McCandless)

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TV Recap: Black Lightning – Thunder and Lightning

Black Lightning
“Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder”
February 27, 2018

Another solid episode that keeps the momentum moving. Big developments at the end of the episode will set up the remainder of the season’s arc which I am excited about.

This is already super late so without further delay, our deep dive recap of “Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder” (beware spoilers!!) … after the jump!!

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What To Watch – Thursday, March 8, 2018

Brand new Gotham and Arrow lead the night along with new Supernatural and the series premiere of a new trucking show on History, Truck Night in America.

Cr: David Giesbrecht/FOX

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What To Watch – Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Lots of options tonight, unfortunately most of them are bunched up at 9pm.  Riverdale returns with lots of new craziness tonight at 8pm.  At 9pm, our Top Pick To Watch is The Magicians – its the music episode but its so much more than that! Also at 9pm, 2 new series, Life Sentence on The CW (which we may hopefully be covering here at PCR) and The Men Who Built America over on History, a must for history buffs!  At 10pm,

Photo: Mark Hill/The CW

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What To Watch – Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Typical Tuesday night fare with The Flash, Black Lightning, Bellevue and Drunk History, rounding out our favorite picks.

Also, if you’re bored, or if you just want to be entertained, check out Pop Culture Mike’s appearance on SMS On Air’s TV Talk — a one hour internet radio show where we chat about all things TV. Its hi-jinks and shenanigans! TV Talks begins at 8pm (ET). To listen, just click the clicky here:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/somanyshows/2018/03/07/sms-on-air-tv-talk-w-jay-more-mar-6th

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What To Watch – Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday Nights are a great time for TV; with the addition of Good Girls (and maybe McMafia, we’re adding it to our test bubble list) in the 10pm slot, we continue to have multiple quality dramas in that hour; The Alienist continues to be supreme entertainment in the 9pm hour and at 8pm, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow have a bunch more episodes before their season runs dry.

Before you watch The Alienist tonight, make sure you’re caught up on all of the explosive action from last week’s episode with our Deep Dive Recap & Review Here!

Not on the official What To Watch cause its really niche but the final 3 original episodes of Star Wars: Rebels airs tonight on Disney XD, beginning at 8:30pm.  Time to say goodbye to Ezra and the crew of the Ghost.

(Disney XD)

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90th Academy Awards – List of Winners

(ABC/Jeff Lipsky)

Listen, we hate award shows but you do a Movie and TV related website, you cannot really ignore the Oscars; Dumpster Fire though it may be.  So, below, the list of Winners for the 90th Academy Awards, which was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

For what its worth, I went 4 for 9 on the categories I wagered on. I underestimated greatly the power of a fish love story.

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PCR Podcasts: Wingardium Gamesiosa: (Episode 102)

Wingardium Gamesiosa
“Episode 102: Bayonetta 2 & More”
March 4, 2018

We’re back. After too many weeks away, Wingardium Gamesiosa is back with an all new episode!

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TV Recap: The Magicians – It Is Written …

The Magicians
“Six Short Stories About Magic”
February 28, 2018

The Magicians, never underestimate how they are going to deliver an episode to you or how they are going to make you feel all the goddamn feelings all the time. All the while feeding you Grade A+ television in ways and set ups you’ve never thought about before, but once you’ve seen it, you think, how can I ever live without with this show?!?

If “A Life in the Day” is the most emotionally moving thing you will see this year, “Six Short Stories About Magic” is hands down, the boldest hour of storytelling you will see this year.  Its episodes like tonight, why its a no-brainer that Syfy renewed the show for a Season 4 earlier this week.

Our deep dive recap and review (spoilers, so many spoilers) begins … after the jump!

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