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We have been journeying by way of the Last Fantasy collection a sport at a time for a number of years now, most not too long ago with Last Fantasy Ways. I’ve taken nice care to area these episodes out as a lot as attainable to stop burnout, however I am afraid Sq. Enix went and compelled our hand by saying the discharge of a long-awaited remaster of Last Fantasy VIII set for tomorrow. So, as they are saying in lukewarm J-to-E localizations, it will probably’t be helped.
One member of our commonplace FF recap crew, Chris Kohler, determined to sit down this one out as a result of he hadn’t performed FFVIII in an extended, very long time and did not have loads to say about it. Funnily sufficient, the final time I performed FFVIII was a couple of decade in the past… however I did not actually need to refresh my reminiscence on this one. FFVIII is a kind of video games that sticks with you, ? I additionally had a memorable expertise with the unique launch, which was the primary role-playing sport I ever imported from Japan to play early. Let me let you know, determining the quirks of this sport with solely less-than-rudimentary Japanese studying potential was fairly a journey.
This episode actually will get into what makes FFVIII so attention-grabbing and why it is so extremely divisive. If you have not performed it earlier than, you may most likely need to strive the remaster earlier than listening to this (we spoil all the things). In any other case, welcome.
Retronauts Episode 243: Last Fantasy VIII
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Episode description: Persevering with our journey by way of the Last Fantasy collection, Kat Bailey joins Jeremy Parish and Bob Mackey to speak about what makes Last Fantasy VIII such a strange chapter within the collection—simply in time for the remaster! Simply thoughts the spoilers…