Game journalists Giovanni Colantonio, Gita Jackson and Ash Parrish unite to make Insert Credit history: reviewing a video game. The party explores Final Fantasy XVI as a game, a story, and as a cultural artifact. Plus, the ten hottest Final Fantasy boys!


  1. Talking about the game (02:57)
  2. Talking about the story (FEATURES SPOILERS) (27:20)
  3. Talking about talking about the game (FEATURES SPOILERS) (58:43)
  4. Recommendations and Outro (01:25:27)

LIGHTNING RETURNS ROUND: Rank the hottest Final Fantasy boys (01:26:35)

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Ash: follow adashtra on social media, find more of Ash’s writing at The Verge

Giovanni: follow marioprime on social media, find more of Giovanni’s writing at DigitalTrends

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Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Giovanni Colantonio, Gita Jackson and Ash Parrish. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.