Final Fantasy VII Remake, ACNH, Horizon’s Gate (ft. Austin Walker)
Austin Walker of Friends at the Table and Waypoint Radio joins us to talk about FF7 Remake, Animal Crossing, strategy games, and videogame journalism. Episode Notes
We break quarantine to hang out with Austin Walker (Waypoint Radio, Friends at the Table) and discuss some of the biggest games of the month - Final Fantasy VII Remake, which captures at least some of the magic of the original, and Animal Crossing New Horizons, which has been softening our brains into mush for almost a month now. We wrap up with some discussion of an indie RPG called Horizon’s Gate, the PS5, and videogame journalism as an institution.
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5:59 - Why are so many videogame journalists into wrestling?
13:50 - FFVII Remake
1:00:19 - Animal Crossing New Horizons
1:23:10 - Will the next generation of videogame console tech bring a significant creative leap?
1:34:53 - Horizon’s Gate
1:38:40 - Waypoint, Kill Screen, and videogame journalism
Intro/Outro music is "TABOO" by SEIHO