Tears of the Kingdom, the Return of Baten Kaitos and Etrian Odyssey, and More
February is truly when the northern hemisphere gets winter-weary, so hurrah on Nintendo for lighting our lives with another Nintendo Direct presentation. And what an unexpected presentation it was. While we knew we were going to get another trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, we also got some real surprises in the mix. An Etrian Odyssey HD collection? A new Fantasy Life?? Game Boy games, Game Boy Color games and Game Boy Advance games??? A veritable well of retro RPG goodness is now open for business. Kat, Nadia, and Eric discuss it all.
Also in this episode:
- Baten Kaitos re-releases are coming, too!
- Advance Wars Re-Boot Camp finally has a release date after being stalled by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. War is truly over if you want it
- Does System Shock 2 still deserve to be ranked in the Pantheon of the greatest RPGs? Listen to us debate the topic, meat sack
- Oh no, wizard game discourse
- We have a very nice, very civilized conversation about powerful game music on the Nostalgia Nook. Nothing explodes. (Not while the mic is hot, anyway)
Music used in this episode:
- Do Your Best! [Breath of Fire III]
- Torn from the Heavens [Final Fantasy XIV]
- A Curious Tale [Secret of Mana]
- Forged in Crimson [Final Fantasy XIV]