The panel you know and love reconvenes to weigh in on Overwatch 2, the GameCube handle, and Minter’s thing.

Questions this week:

  1. What does it mean to beat a video game? (05:04)
  2. In the “games as service” era, when do you update a game, and when do you make a sequel? (11:20)
  3. What’s the best non-game feature a gaming console has ever had? (18:32)
  4. What kinds of things aren’t video games licensing that they should? (28:21)
    Insert Credit Quick Break: Egglien (33:12)
  5. From ShlooterMcGavin: What would an eSports Utility Vehicle be like? (34:40)
  6. When have game developers best anticipated player behavior? (44:21)
  7. What games have successfully ripped off older games without anyone really noticing? (49:17)
  8. What is the Who Shot Mr. Burns? of video games? (54:03)

LIGHTNING ROUND: GameFAQ&As: Tears of the Kingdom (01:01:00)

Recommendations and Outro (01:06:09)

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Frank: Unofficial Rent-A-Hero No.1 Translation, use actual games saves and not save states if you’re using the Redream emulator, the Xbox Elite Controller

Tim: the Xbox Elite Controller, the Analogue Duo

Brandon: talk to your relatives about trans rights issues

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Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers, and Brandon Sheffield. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.