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Real Talk - Episode 129: Dirt on Andre

In Episode 129, we talk about the SNES game datamine, Team Sonic Racing's final roster, more evidence of Yoshi's tax dodging, Mortal Kombat 11's gameplay reveal, and more! Major topics include: 1) How would we feel about Apple buying out Nintendo? 2) What games do we play over and over again? Bonus Game! Guess the Metacritic score!


Real Talk - Episode 128: Church of Kong

In Episode 128, we talk about Kingdom Hearts 3 holding back its Epilogue and Secret Ending as an update, Bungie and Activision's split, Blue Toad returning in New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, the misinterpretations of Nintendo President Furukawa's statements, and more! Major topics include: 1) What's something we want from tech to make our lives easier? 2) Do we really need a Direct in January? Bonus Game! Donkey Kong Enemies: True or False?


Real Talk - Episode 127: Time for a Reboot!

In Episode 127, we talk about the end of Bowsette, Atlus's tease for Persona 5R, Smash Ultimate's DLC Datamine, Dragon Quest XI S coming to the Switch, the end of the Wii Shop Channel, and more! Major topics include: 1) What's the difference between remake, reboot, and remaster? 2) What's a typical day at GameXplain like? Bonus Game! Sonic Sez?


Real Talk - Episode 126: Sonic’s Uncomfortably Sexy Legs

In Episode 126, we talk about Smash Ultimate's Japanese sales numbers, the reveal of the Sonic the Hedgehog movie poster, the reveal of Panzer Dragoon 1 & 2 remakes, our reactions to the Kingdom Hearts 3 intro song, and more! Major topics include: 1) Our opinions on paid DLC 2) What games were we most hyped for in the past? 3)Now that Smash Ultimate is out, what's the next game we are most hyped for?


Real Talk - Episode 125: The Return of Andre!

In Episode 125, we talk about Bethesda's continued problems with Fallout 76, Sakurai's comments on a Kid Icarus Uprising port, the potential future of Smash Ultimate's DLC characters, the possibility of Radiant Silvergun coming to Switch, and more! Major topics include: 1) Do we prefer Snake's Codecs or Palutena's Guidances in Smash? And what other series could offer similar commentary? 2)What Nintendo IP would we love to see in a different genre? 3)How do we feel about Microsoft's studio...


Real Talk - Episode 124: The Tights are Alright

In Episode 124, we talk about Pauline coming to Mario Tennis Aces, PVP coming to Pokémon Go, no more DLC for Kirby Star Allies, the Playstation Classic's PAL problem, Nintendo's successful Black Friday weekend, and more! Major topics include: 1) Why do spoilers kill the experience for some people? 2)Do controversies affect our opinions of certain games?


Real Talk - Episode 123: Derrick's Metroid Movie

In Episode 123, we talk about Pokémon Let's Go's sales success, the lack of subtitles in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, production finishing for Kingdom Hearts 3, the pre-order success of Smash Ultimate, and more! Major topics include: 1) What are some of the best and worst trailers? 2) In remembrance of Stan Lee, who's our favorite Marvel superhero? 3) What game do we want to see as a movie?


Real Talk - Episode 122: Love & Games

In Episode 122, we talk about Hajime Tabata's departure from Square Enix, the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection, Katamari Damacy's demo, the end of Prima Games. and more! Major topics include: 1) What inspired us to get into games journalism? 2) What do we do if our partners don't enjoy games?


Real Talk - Episode 121: The Pro-Jerk Platform

In Episode 121, we talk about Zelda possibly getting a Netflix show, the recent delay of Team Sonic Racing, why Pokémon rivals aren't jerks anymore, the hidden risks of changing your PSN Online ID, and more! Major topics include: 1) Do our favorite games still rank as favorites without the personal attachment and memories associated with them? 2) Who do we usually play as in Mario spin-off games? 3) What are some of our favorite movies?


Real Talk - Episode 120: The Balls in Rockstar’s Court

In Episode 120, we talk about the ability to change PSN names, Xenoblade Chronicles X's chances of coming to the Switch, Sinnoh coming to Pokémon Go, Rockstar's crunch issues with Red Dead Redemption 2, and more! Major topics include: 1)Do we find it better to get games right away or wait? 2)What are some of our favorite beta elements from games?


Real Talk - Episode 119: Pure Torch-ure

In Episode 119, we talk about Famitsu no longer tracking Wii U sales, Dragalia Lost's sales sucess, Gen 4 coming to Pokémon Go, Ash's progress in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and more! Major topics include: 1)Our advice to get into the industry 2)Do we want Nintendo games to have more story? 3)Do we prefer Mega Man Classic or Mega Man X?


Real Talk - Episode 118: Frustration Station

In Episode 118, we talk about Castlevania Requiem's lack of the original Symphony of the Night translation, Sony possibly preparing to allow users to change their PSN name, Splatoon 2's Splatoween, the live action Mega Man and Monster Hunter movies, and more! Major topics include: 1)Our drink preferences 2)What was the most frustrating game we ever completed 3)How much should remakes change from the original?


Real Talk - Episode 117: Bowsette Conquers the World

In Episode 117, we talk about Princess Bowser in the Super Mario Odyssey artbook, Castlevania Requiem coming exclusively to PS4, Sony adding crossplay to Fortnite, Kingdom Hearts 3's celebrity cast list, and more! Major topics include: 1)Our thoughts on Bowsette 2)How our parents treated our gaming habits? 3)Our thoughts on mobile games


Real Talk - Episode 116: Sony Does What Nintendid

In Episode 116, we talk about the closure of Telltale Games, the new Playstation Classic, ratings found for Castlevania Requiem, the success of Spider-Man, Nintendo helping a terminally ill fan, and more! Major topics include: 1)Will Nintendo ever support SNES and N64 games on Switch Online? 2)If we were stranded on an island, which game would we bring?


Real Talk - Episode 115: We Swear, We’re Not THAT Good

In Episode 115, we talk about the Switch Online's NES Games, their weekly check-in, new Sega Ages games, the new Splatfest rules, Tales of Vesperia Remastered's release date, and more! Major topics include: 1)How do we feel about Switch's 2nd Year? 2)What games in a series deserve more love? 3)Do we purchase physical game soundtracks?


Real Talk - Episode 114: Ouch, So Edgy!

In Episode 114, we talk about the Mega Man 11 demo and Jon's thoughts on playing the game for the first time, the highs and lows of Tomb Raider 2013 and its sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider, Nintendo's difficulty with cloud saving, current and upcoming JRPGs on the Switch, and more! Major topics include: 1) What JRPGs serve as ideal entry-level titles into the genre? And conversely, which titles should beginners avoid? 2) Do more in-depth, mature, and otherwise more involved storylines have a...


Real Talk - Episode 113: The Great Switch RPG Rumble

In Episode 113, we talk about Octopath Traveler's massive sales, the new Dark Souls Collection, Grandia 1 & 2 coming to Nintendo Switch, Elma in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Devil May Cry 5's release date, and more! Major topics include: 1)What RPGs do we want remade on Switch? 2)Was the loss of Rare a problem for Nintendo? 3)What do we prefer about other console makers?


Real Talk - Episode 112: Organizational Hazard

In Episode 112, we talk about Diablo 3 coming to the Switch, the possibility of Overwatch on Switch, Team Sonic Racing's new characters, Spyro: Reignited Trilogy's delay, and more! Major topics include: 1)What's the worst part of our favorite games? 2)What's the weirdest thing we've done while our head was on autopilot?


Real Talk - Episode 111: Eternally DOOMed to Bad Box Art

In Episode 111, we talk about the new Mega Man cartoon, Doom Eternal coming to Switch, the Sonic movie plot outline, the progress of Dragon Quest XI for Switch, King K. Rool as a name, and more! Major topics include: 1)What should box art convey to consumers? What are good and bad examples? 2)Why do we cover leaks? 3)The first final boss we ever defeated


Real Talk - Episode 110: It’s Not Me, It’s You

In Episode 110, we talk about Octopath Traveler's sales success, Inti Creates' interest in creating a new Adventure of Link, NES Classic selling the most systems in June, the Spyro: Reignited Trilogy physical edition only including the first game, and more! Major topics include: 1)Do we miss instruction booklets? 2)Our thoughts on some people skipping cutscenes 3)The first game we played from different publishers