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My Wife Was All Like “If You Like Those Final Fantasy Characters So Much Why Don’t You Marry Them!?” Challenge Accepted


For an MP3 download, right click here and “Save As,” hot stuff.

Welp, here we go. The podcast hosts picked a few Final Fantasy characters that might be marriage material for the other. How’s that for a dating game?

00:32 – The rules, the setup
03:45 – 3 Roster cuts & mismatches
09:57 – Heath picks dudes for Nell
20:42 – Heath picks a lady for Nell
23:34 – Nell picks ladies for Heath
35:07 – Side quest: a backup plan
36:54 – Nell picks a dude for Heath
40:26 – Nell’s own picks, conclusions

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Best Video Game Podcast Top Search Result on Google Episode 13 – A Festivus for the Rest of Us

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We technically missed Dec. 23, the actual day of Festivus, but, well, here we are. Contents:

00:00 – A Festivus Miracle!
01:20 – The Airing of Grievances. Consoles becoming computers: good and bad.
05:00 – It seems like every time I want to show people my PS4, shit goes wrong.
07:57 – Don’t make me fight someone for the chance to give you money. Seriously, WTF.
13:13 – How the fuck is region locking still a thing?
16:19 – Mixed, contradictory messages from PR people.
18:37 – The biggest grievance isn’t lack of B/C, it’s the mixed message.
24:18 – Stop judging other people based on video game preferences, you jackass.
26:20 – Konami.
35:20 – One last grievance….

The next episode will feature GameRevolution.com Editor in Chief Nick Tan talking about his trip to Tokyo for Jump Festa and a Bandai Namco event. The Final Fantasy VII Remake episode will kick off 2016 (but went live Christmas Day for Patreon supporters).

If YouTube isn’t your preferred stream, then Maybe MixCloud is more your speed?

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We want to start putting episodes on SoundCloud again, but we’ve hit the limit for free accounts, so we need the $15/month cost covered by Patreon first.

Tokyo Game Show Podcast: Awards of 2015

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In the previous Tokyo Game Show Podcast, we talked about the weirdest things we saw and did in Tokyo. This time around, it’s the juicy stuff: “Best of” TGS Awards followed by quickfire game evaluations of a whole stack of others.

00:45 – Best New Game in an Old Game’s Clothing Award
04:09 – Best Game Existing in an Archive Award
05:09 – Biggest Surprise (that we actually kind of knew about) Award
07:47 – Actual Surprise Award
09:25 – Biggest Letdown Award
14:59 – Other letdowns, in brief.
16:14 – But back to the good awards! Blackest Ops Award
18:47 – Least Charted Award
20:55 – The Darkest Soul Award
23:42 – Rudest Bear Award
23:51 – Listener question from MandaloreHunter
26:06 – Pavilion
29:30 – Thumper and Mushroom 11
36:27 – Other rapid-fire impressions: Walden || 37:29 – Ace Attorney 6
38:59 – Hyrule Warriors for 3DS, YIIK: A Postmodern RPG
40:18 – Zodiac, Sara and the Viper’s Crown, Back in 1995
43:51 – Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!, Kineo and Usuko, Reel Blade, and Rabi-Ribi

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Tokyo Game Show Podcast 1 of 2: PlayStation VR, Romance Games, and Much a Booth About Nothing

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PlayStation VR, Romance, & Giant Airships: TGS 2015 Podcast 1 of 2 by Best Video Game Podcast on Mixcloud

The Tokyo Game Show was huge and exhausting. In this podcast, we talk about the most unique stuff at the show, beginning with PlayStation VR and then moving to some patently Japanese stuff, like a kabe-don experience and a game in which you hunt old men to give them girly makeovers. And then the mobile game that ended up with the show’s most impressive booth.

You can download the MP3 if you wanna slap this thing on your music player of choice, or stream it with the YouTube embed above. Contents: More

Thunderous Clamorings – The Best Video Game Podcast Talks E3

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00:00 – Intro
01:04 – The three huge surprises from Sony’s E3 press conference
04:39 – The outrageous coincidence that made this possible
05:30 – How long have we waited for The Last Guardian, FFVII Remake and Shenmue 3?
07:00 – Which of these three is the most surprising? Why?
13:19 – ~Fuck Konami~
13:31 – Back to discussing E3….
16:33 – Nostalgia is contagious
20:13 – THUNDEROUS CLAMORING
21:11 – Complaints about multiplatform are stupid.
25:02 – Who “won” E3 and other console war bullshit
29:35 – It’s OK to be excited about different things

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These Game News “Surprises” Weren’t Very Surprising

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New Podcast: Metroidvania Mania (Bloodstained, Kickstarter, and Iga)

We recorded a podcast about a video game genre that gets its name (or nickname) from the mashing together of its two most famous titles; indeed, we talked about Metroidvanias.

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Yakuza Zero Podcast (2 of 2) – Best Video Game Podcast

Here is the second half of our discussion about Yakuza. This one focuses on the most recent game, Yakuza 0 (Ryu Ga Gotoku Zero) for PS3 and PS4. You can download the MP3 here or stream it below: More

A Yakuza Podcast

So here’s a podcast about Yakuza. It’s part 1 of 2. If you want to download it, then click here to download the MP3.

If you want to stream it, there’s this:

Yakuza Series, Spoiler Free (Yakuza podcast pt 1 of 2) Best Video Game Podcast Ep. 1-A by Bestvideogamepodcast on Mixcloud

Want a time-stamped table to show you exactly what we talk about and when? Here ya go:

0:00:00 – Intro
0:02:01 – The Yakuza series in 1 minute
0:03:33 – Our experience with the series so far
0:05:50 – Yakuza is NOT like GTA
0:08:53 – Which game should you start with?
0:16:01 – Should you import the games? Which ones?
0:18:45 – Importing Yakuza Ishin and Yakuza Zero
0:24:33 – Yakuza’s hurdles to localization
0:30:20 – Sega’s marketing (or lack thereof)
0:34:15 – Tropes vs. Yakuza
0:40:41 – In-depth discussion of Yakuza Zero
0:44:05 – Why make a prequel with these characters?
0:47:40 – Japan’s 1988 economic bubble
0:53:12 – Bubble-era pop culture: beepers, disco and more
0:59:30 – 1988 Kamurocho and Soutenbori
1:03:25 – Creeping out random NPCs
1:08:08 – Combat in Yakuza Zero
1:18:20 – Making it rain: money in Zero
1:20:54 – Sexual content and objectification
1:29:50 – The future of the Yakuza series

Eventually we’re going open up a Patreon, because this action right here took like six weeks to record, edit, upload and all that jazz. So…yeah. Gonna need some help. So, if you like it, and like what we’ve done in the past, we’d love if you’d kick in a dollar or two, so as videos and podcasts can come more regularly.