The MoeGamer Podcast: Episode 19 – Best of Battling

Good afternoon! Welcome, once again, to The MoeGamer Podcast, featuring a pair of shamelessly pants-free games enthusiasts: myself, and the good Mr Chris Caskie of MrGilderPixels.

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In today’s episode, Chris and I have a ton of news to talk about, including a discussion of our mutual distaste for the supposed “future of gaming”, Google Stadia and Apple Arcade.

As always, we also chat about what we’ve been playing recently. Chris has been diving head-first into the Kingdom Hearts series with its chronological first installment, Birth By Sleep, while I’ve been having fun with the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection.

Today’s main topic revolves around some of our favourite RPG battle systems. We’ve got a fair few between us, including current Cover Game Death end re;Quest, Omega Quintet, Grandia, Blue Reflection, Legend of Legaia, Xenogears, Xenosaga, Shadow Hearts and plenty more besides.

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