When the Insert Credit Panel chose Final Fantasy XVI as their Game of the Year 2023, the game industry couldn’t help but rise up and wholeheartedly, sincerely agree.

Questions this week:

  1. Defend your choice of Final Fantasy XVI as Game of the Year 2023 (04:55)
  2. Testimonials From More Game Industry Thought Leaders Affirming Final Fantasy XVI is Game of the Year 2023 (18:56)
  3. Rainbow Battle Kid asks: What are the best cases of a creator continuing a game series under a new title? (37:57)
  4. What does a Triple B video game look like? (46:45)
  5. Has any game ever had a good mobile tie-in? (50:37)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Soda Jerk - Musical Genres (56:02)

Recommendations and Outro (01:04:36)

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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.