The panel covers Youngen Ring, the popular opinion of Souls games, and whether we can get Phil Spencer on the show.

Questions this week:

  1. Jenna Stoeber asks: What’s the worst (or most out of place) sound effect in video games? (03:44)
  2. On its 20th birthday, what are our memories of the original Xbox? (08:46)
  3. Aren’t the Grand Theft Auto Trilogy Remasters Rockstar’s greatest heist of all? (14:04)
  4. Are there some things in video games it took you a while to understand, but you finally get now? (18:29)
  5. What will be the Game of Thrones reference in Elden Ring? (21:54)
  6. Dirtbag Kiko asks: What are the best and worst moments of horse death in video games? (27:50)
  7. How do video games use spite as a motivator? (33:38)
  8. Is Bobby Kotick a singular evil dunce, or are all C-level executives this slimy? (38:25)
  9. What are the Neuromancer and Snow Crash of video games? (43:26)

Recommendations and Outro (47:31)

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Frank: Stop tying physics to framerate, stop using The Final Countdown in media

Brandon: Check out Europe's first two albums, use any Visa gift cards you get at physical locations to get the full value

Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.