Tag: Open World

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 148: Street Fighter V and Far Cry Primal

Old friend Darren Forman stops by to discuss 50% of Street Fighter V. Why 50%? Because the other half apparently hasn’t been released yet. Comedy! Plus Brad embraces his inner caveman in Far Cry Primal, and Chi marvels at Chun Li’s fashion choices. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, and Darren Forman.

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GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 147: Firewatch and Star Trek Captains

Firewatch! It’s a thing. To tell you any more would enter spoiler territory. However! There is a special spoiler segment from about 0:26 to 0:53 if you’re into that. Also we dive again in Felipe’s Mailbag, and come away with the one nerd question to rule them all-who is the best Star Trek Captain? Featuring Tim Speath, Chi Kong Lui, Richard Naik, and Corey Motley.

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GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 146: Tales from the Borderlands and other Strange Tales

Our annual GOTY afterparty gets into full swing as we talk about Tales from the Borderlands, our surprise runner-up from 2015. Also on the agenda: vibrators and near-death experiences. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Mike Suskie, and Corey Motley.

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Xenoblade Chronicles X Review

War is Skell.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Review Screenshot

HIGH Nagi's affinity quest. That certain cut-scene puts the main campaign to shame.

LOW A tie between the main story, the forced grinding, and anything to do with Lin.

WTF The bunny suits are more expensive than a war machine of capable of complete annihilation?

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 145: GOTY 2015

You are not prepared. Our celebration of the year in games starts calmly and concludes with sheer, unadulterated madness. Felipe will never be the same. Starring Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, Daniel Weissenberger, Jeffrey Matulef, Tim Spaeth, and a surprise guest tasked with a burden so great, it makes Frodo’s journey to Mordor look like a Target run. You are NOT prepared. Also, here is the video Dan references about helmets. Yes, you’re reading that right.

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Yakuza 5 Review

Don't mess with that Yakuza. He'll Kiryu.

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HIGH Some of the action sequences are outstanding. If only more games paid this much attention to their martial arts direction.

LOW There's too much filler in the main story. Oh, and anything to do with "following one's dreams."

WTF The 'Stalker' revelation. Or maybe the one with the snowball.