Bad End

Streets of Rage 4, Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition, CoD, Reader Mail

Episode Summary

We're discussing Xenoblade Chronicles and the new beat-'em-up Streets of Rage 4, while catching up on a bunch of reader questions.

Episode Notes

Hope you're all doing well during lockdown, cuz we're trying to find games to keep us entertained that aren't CoD or ACNH. This week, Caty played a bit of the (still mostly embargoed) Xenoblade Chronicles remaster, while Josh tried out the new Streets of Rage joint. Then we dig through a pile of listener questions, diving into games vs film, annoying discourses of the last couple years, new consoles, comfy sneakers, and more. 

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10:50 - Streets of Rage 4

16:37 - Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

21:45 - Worst videogame discourses

25:00 - PS5 vs Xbox Series X, and the Nintendo Switch

41:20 - Sites/podcasts/etc that got us into gaming 

45:35 - Videogames vs film

51:30 - Quarantine gaming habits

52:58 - Videogame dads, tirade about TLOU

58:26 - Comfy and stylish shoes

1:06:06 - ACNH and others as new cultural touchstones post-c*vid

1:09:30 - What series or game would you erase from history or revive?

1:14:20 - Do you look up TiPZ before going into a new game?

Intro/Outro music is "TABOO" by SEIHO