We tackle the age old question: What does a starship need with a theme song? Plus! Hades, Mass Effect, Resident Evil, Outriders, and extended reflections on Knights of the Old Republic II, or as you kids call it, KOTOR the Second. Why don’t you join us?
Tag: Star Wars
Journey through our dad psyches and gain strength from the journey. Plus! Tim finds much to love in Dark Souls 2, Richard finally watched The Mandalorian Season 2, and a mini-retrospective on the passing of Earth’s Favourite Podcast. Join us!!
In April of 2013, Disney shuttered LucasArts, LucasFilms’s longtime game studio and publisher, and cancelled Star Wars 1313. A month later, Disney announced that Electronic Arts would receive the exclusive rights to develop Star Wars games for the next decade.
Four months later! Your command staff catches up on family, sports, politics, and a whole lot of game business, including Tim’s Top Ten of 2020, Richard’s return to Devil May Cry, and our look back at The Polynomial. Plus: The Steam Randomizer comes through for Richard at last. We missed you! Welcome back!
HIGH Playing in VR.
LOW Not playing in VR.
WTF How did it take EA so long to do something cool with this franchise?
Tim is entranced by Richard’s double life as a dungeon master. Hades is incredible. Dark Forces was incredible. And much, much more. Won’t you join us?
A Bad Walk, Ruined
HIGH Cutting loose with the Death Ray for the first time.
LOW Just about every minute of it.
WTF You named a heroic character Chivington, of all things?
Richard and Tim return from deep space to find their homeworld a very different place. Along the way they chat about The Witcher 3 and Assassin’s Creed Rogue on Switch, and reminisce about The Longest Journey and Jedi Academy. They also share some spoiler-free opinions about their space pal Jean-Luc Picard’s new venture. Be safe out there everybody!!!
HIGH Force-pushing an obnoxious bounty hunter droid into a bottomless abyss.
LOW On-rails segments where steering is both necessary and pointlessly difficult.
WTF Did we really need zombies in this Star Wars game?
All The Force Puns Were Taken. It’s A Great Videogame.
HIGH Mike was right. Deflecting blaster shots is pretty dope.
LOW Failing that damn Padawan wallrunning test twenty times
WTF Dear EA, Please fire the dolt in marketing who spoiled the coolest reveal in a commercial.