Wed, 28 August 2019
We're back in the saddle...the chocobo saddle! This week it's part 4 of our Final Fantasy VII debrief. Things are really heating up at this point what: startling revelations about Cloud's past, honest-to-goodness kaiju, and hidden menu options all make huge impacts. And speaking of huge, check out this materia! I mean I've seen big materia before, but this is just huge.
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_538_-_FF7_part_4.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:25pm PDT
Wed, 21 August 2019
Google held another big announcement recently revealing some pricing around their games streaming platform and an assortment of games that will appear on the platform when it soft-launches this year and becomes fully available sometime in 2020. Google has lofty ambitions, but does the messaging live up to the dream?
- Runtime: 39 min 00 sec
- "Google still has no idea how to pitch Stadia" by Ben Kuchera, via Polygon
- Music by Brad Sucks
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_537_-_Selling_Stadia.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:31pm PDT
Thu, 15 August 2019
Bust out your grill and put some sandals over those socks, Guardian: it's time to build the dad loadout. This week, we discuss the phenomenon of the "dad build." It's a concept that has arisen from players pursuing in-game equipment that is useful but also attainable in the hopes that they can stay competitive without having to neglect their real-world responsibilities.
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_536_-_Dadstiny.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52pm PDT
Wed, 7 August 2019
Like his feudal warrior class namesake, Ninja - one of the biggest gaming streamers on the internet - has disappeared and reappeared on a different platform. It seems like a minor thing for a gaming culture celebrity to move from one service to another, but it could be a sign that Microsoft is setting the stage for retaking their place at the forefront of the gaming culture landscape.
Or maybe Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is so damn he rich he can just do whatever he wants!
- Runtime: 34 min 06 sec
- Music by Brad Sucks
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_535_-_Mixer_Ninjutsu.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:32pm PDT