Podcast 491 - Nick is German (Ni-Oh, Fire Emblem Heroes, Battleborn, and More!)

Published by Nick Henderson on Feb. 11, 2017

og:image:, Feedback from Our Last Episode
, Ni-Oh
, Battleborn
, Resident Evil 7: Banned Footage Vol. 1 (DLC)
, Fire Emblem Heroes
, Psychonauts 2 Gets a Publisher,

The podcast crew delve into their early impressions of Ni-Oh, the next game from Team Ninja. It draws heavy inspiration from Dark Souls but adds ALMOST too many layers of depth and nuance to the existing formula. Brad rant of the week goes to Fire Emblem Heroes, Nintendo's newest foray into Mobile gaming and the destruction of Brad's soul. We also squeeze a little Battleborn and Resident Evil 7 DLC into the mix.

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This Week's Discussion Topics:

Feedback from Our Last Episode
Resident Evil 7: Banned Footage Vol. 1 (DLC)
Fire Emblem Heroes
Psychonauts 2 Gets a Publisher
and more...

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    Liam du Preez
    3 years, 4 months ago

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  • king_kerry Avatar
    3 years, 4 months ago

    Also agree that Brad's assessment of Fire Emblem Heroes having no challenge. My issue with the challenge is the gacha model. When I first booted up the game, I used the login orbs to summon a character and to my luck got a high level Marth right off the bat.

    That one character has allowed me to steam roll through nearly all the campaign without even thinking tactically or paying the game any attention. Just click - drag - wait - win.

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    Alex Quinn
    3 years, 4 months ago

    I am excited at the prospect if a Castlevania tv show, reguardless of it being Netflix, I wish tv was an avenue more licenses took instead of movies. In a tv show, you can world build and develop characters where video game movies are ore often just a cinematic re-hashing of that game's story and don't bring anything new or interesting to the table.

  • SelfTorment Avatar
    3 years, 4 months ago

    Waifu is the future Brad, every game you ever loved will turn into o-o a waifu. Also a quick correction o-o / nioh takes place in the 1600s not the 1800s as Nolan said.