2017 was an amazing year for games, both big and small. And in Episode #58 of the Spoiler Cast, we talk about all of the games that make this the case as well as encourage the existence of episode #57 (it’s coming, we swear).
Categories include, but are not limited to, 2017 game of the year, biggest surprise, best story, and most egregious loot boxes.
Music, in order of appearance:
K.Flay – Blood in the Cut
SZA – The Weekend
Lorde – Green Light
In this episode of the Spoiler Cast, Dan, Tristan, and Bera discuss Thor: Ragnarok.
In this episode of the Spoiler Cast, Dan, Tristan, and Bera discuss Blade Runner 2049, including a look at the original Blade Runner movie and its 10,000 variations.
30 years ago, a boy named Link walked upon the unknown country of Hyrule. Armed with nothing but an 8-bit sword and creative thinking, it was up to Link (the player) to determine how to proceed through the monster-infested world. It was a simple yet exciting premise, and one that would continue through an epic lineage of “elf-people” in tight green clothing.
In this episode, the gang talks about the new Westernized “Death Note” Netflix movie. Is it really as bad as people say it is? What if you take the original manga/anime out of the conversation?
The podcast inevitably goes in the direction of talking about the original anime series as well as the Japanese live-action movie.
Music, in order of appearance:
Queen – Sheer Heart Attack
Maximum the Hormone – What’s Up People
In this episode of the Spoiler Cast, it is a small house (just Dan and Tris), but they have plenty to say about the sequel to Destiny. After playing the new single player campaign through to completion, strikes, crucible matches, and more, what is their take on the experience?
Additionally, the guys talk about a few of the recent games they have been playing, like Cuphead, Dreadnought, and Metroid: Samus Returns.
Foxing – The Medic
The Games Done Quick crew, without venue or prior schedule, were quick to gather resources and hold a weekend long charity stream this past Labor Day weekend. This event was for relief to those in need after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.
Discussion of Persona 5 starts at around 25:00.
Join Dan, Tristan, and Ali for their look at Persona 5, the latest game from Atlus. How does Persona 5 compare to previous entires in the series? Is Persona 5 easy to get into? Which characters did the crew choose to romance?
Learn this, as well as the meaning of “Grls before Grills” on this lovely episode of the Spoiler Cast!
Persona 5 was my first Persona game, which was equal parts wonderful and brutal. If you are reading this and on the fence, let me say that while I couldn’t get in to Persona 4 Golden, this game had me hooked from the beginning. It is one of the best RPGs I have ever played and does a great job of mixing stylish combat with high school drama.
But that doesn’t mean I didn’t make a ton of horrible mistakes. Don’t learn the hard way how to play, as I did. Follow these Persona 5 tips to make the most of your time with the Phantom Thieves in Japan over your year stay.
Note: This is as spoiler-free as possible, so you can optimize your time, while staying surprised by story beats.
Actual discussion of Spiderman starts around the 12 minute mark.