Jon gives a very thorough Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII review… 3 years after Cody reviewed the game on their old podcast, Unqualified Gamers. Hear how the game withstood the test of time, including Jon’s specific recommendations for the best way to enjoy playing it for the first time.
- Cody reviewed Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII 3 years ago on his and Jon’s old podcast, Unqualified Gamers
- Jon covers the story and setting of the game, explaining why he thinks it’s actually really well done and probably the strongest thing about the game
- Learn what the game does right and what it does wrong, especially when it comes to equipment and armor progression and when it comes to the “time limit” imposed throughout the whole game
Jon is a married gamer with a 3-year-old, so he has a limited amount of time to play video games. He has been a fan of the Final Fantasy series since childhood and has played every “main entry” in the series, and his co-host Cody has similar feelings towards the series. Hear Jon’s review from the point of view of a guy who is careful with how he spends his free time!
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Posted April 23rd, 2019 -
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Posted March 31st, 2019 -
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Posted March 31st, 2019 -
Blake J. Harris, the best-selling author of “Console Wars,” has turned his attention to virtual reality with a new book. In “The History ...
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Posted December 26th, 2018 -
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Posted December 6th, 2018 -
Jon returns from an extended hiatus to talk about what it’s like balancing games and life now that he has not one, but TWO, kids. He and Cody ...
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Posted August 9th, 2018 -
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