Ep. 265 - Starfield and Friends
Ep. 265

Ep. 265 - Starfield and Friends

Episode description

The panel is ill-prepared for these questions, but unites once more to cover The Game Awards 2022, cool ladies, and the greatest game of all time no one is talking about yet. Brandon Sheffield reviews the first four episodes of Bleach and One Piece. Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers and Brandon Sheffield. Edited by Esper Quinn, original music by Kurt Feldman.

Questions this week:

  1. Do we want to talk about the FTC suing to block Microsoft from buying Activision Blizzard? (06:37)
  2. From Ash Parrish: if you could lock Geoff Keighley in a room and make him reveal the video game industry’s biggest secret, what would you ask him? (09:13)
  3. Let’s try to have a sincere discussion about The Game Awards (11:43)
  4. Let’s predict The Game Awards (20:48)
  5. How have video games influenced our vocabulary? (37:24)
  6. Does a video game protagonist have to be likable? (42:47)
  7. Insert Credit Anime Review: Bleach vs. One Piece (48:32)
  8. Mek asks: has there ever been a good boss fight in a first person shooter? (54:54)
  9. Which fighting game has the coolest lady? (01:00:37)
  10. What is the Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles of video games? (01:05:24)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Improv Zone - Introducing the Nominees (01:16:20)

Recommendations and Outro (01:22:02)


Frank: The Prototypes in Ed Semrad’s Basement
Brandon: Watch a few episodes of Hunter X Hunter, wishlist Hyper Gunsport on Steam

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