Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA–Final Fantasy VI

This week, Jared and I decided to talk about one of the most popular Final Fantasy games–Final Fantasy VI. I first played this game back in the 90s, and Jared played it for the first time this month. We talk about how the SNES version held up, our favorite moments, if it lived up to the hype for Jared, and how Kefka is absolutely the best Final Fantasy villain of all time.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA–SNES Classic and Old Games

This week, Jared and I discuss the recently announced SNES Classic. We go through the list of games and discuss each game and also talk about games we believe could have made the cut as well. Is the price point worth it? Will there be another shortage? We also discuss some other older games that we have recently played.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA–Manga Grab Bag (The Legend of Zelda Oracle of Ages and Seasons/Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin)

Hi everybody! This week on the OVA, we decided to talk about manga. Jared talks about Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin and how it compares to the original anime, and I talk about the recently released Legendary Edition of the Oracle of Ages and Seasons manga. We also discuss if they’re good intros to their respective medias.
Also, we talk about aliens and Tom Delonge. That’s fun! Give it a listen.

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA- Random Legend of Zelda Games

I recently made Jared play Legend of Zelda, Zelda II, A Link to the Past, and the Oracle series. In this episode we discuss the games and their influence on the series as a whole.

In addition, we talk about why we are not covering Caligula Effect, as well as a discussion about the preservation of experimental games and the huge impact of the 16-bit era of gaming.

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