Your Insert Credit panel returns to cover the greatest leap in console graphics ever, the Sonic Cinematic Universe, and Tiara Cyberooski.

Questions this week:

  1. How was D.I.C.E.? (04:39)
  2. When is taking notes while playing games fun, and when is it a chore? (13:07)
  3. What would it take for the next Xbox to be “the largest technical leap you’ve ever seen in a hardware generation”? (18:25)
  4. What is the future of the Sonic Cinematic Universe? (24:02) Insert Credit Quick Break: GLYDR (29:37)
  5. Kory asks: If you had to design a fighting game with a roster consisting solely of variants of the same character, who would it be? (31:16)
  6. Have you ever played a video game and gotten to a part where you thought, “Oh, this would have been an exciting surprise if I were a different sort of person”? (39:08)
  7. What’s the worst love story ever told in video games? (49:10)
  8. What makes the concept of an ancient evil returning in the present day such a staple of video games, and adventure fiction overall? (55:17)

A Message from Alex Jaffe (01:01:00)

Recommendations and Outro (01:03:02)

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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.