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Month: May 2018

The Best RPGs You’ve Never Heard Of – Nihon Falcom – RFG Ep. 6

The Best RPGs You’ve Never Heard Of – Nihon Falcom – RFG Ep. 6

Masa, Arnaldo, and Paul start off the show discussing what video games they’ve been playing lately, including fetch quest juggernaut Ni No Kuni 2, Yakuza Kiwami, and Masa finally finishing Yakuza 6 after 1000 hours. The guys then discuss the humble origins and design philosphy of fabled JRPG developer Nihon Falcom (38:00). The video games themselves come next with the Ys series (1:07:00) followed by The Legend of Heroes featuring Trails of Cold Steel (1:36:30).   Talk to us on…

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RFG Ep .5 – Street Fighter 2 – The Greatest Videogame Sequel?

RFG Ep .5 – Street Fighter 2 – The Greatest Videogame Sequel?

Masa, Arnaldo, Ozzy, and Paul talk about what videogames they’ve been playing recently including Masa’s run on Chatroulette simulator Yakuza 6, as well as Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright, Persona 5, and Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow. Then the guys dig into Street Fighter 2 and its effect on the video game industry (43:00). Clones such as Fatal Fury 2 and the Mai Shiranui bounce are discussed (1:31:00) followed by a brief discussion on Street Fighter 3 and what came after (1:42:30)….

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