Webcast Insomniac’s Spider-Man

CW: Spoilers! Can he swing From a web Yes he can Press R2 For a long time now, folks have been craving a followup to the PS2 classic Spider-Man 2 that treated the traversal with the same spirit of joy and motion. Leave it to Insomniac Games, makers of Sunset Overdrive, to take up that …

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Letters from Ivalice: Part 4

As Jennifer Unkle and Allen Ibrahim journey from Mt. Bur-Omisace to the sprawling city of Archades, they reflect on the difficult circumstances surrounding Final Fantasy XII’s development, gush over how much they enjoy Balthier, and decide to switch things up for the next session. JEN, Here we are again, a few months later. Despite a tumultuous few weeks …

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Letters from Ivalice: Part 3

Jennifer Unkle and Allen Ibrahim make their way to the summit of Mt. Bur-Omisace, learning more about Fran and the inner workings of the Archadian Empire. Jen finally manages to get a handle on the combat, while Allen insists that even the game hates Vaan. ALLEN, After our last series of letters, I came close …

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Operation Cereal Episode 0 – Casual Chat

In our “let’s record a thing so we can create an RSS feed to submit to iTunes” episode, Ryan and Jen talk casually about old cartoons, movies, and childhood experiences. For our first real episode, we will be discussing the first two episodes of Code Lyoko, which can be found on YouTube! You can follow …

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Letters from Ivalice: Part 2

As Jennifer Unkle and Allen Ibrahim continue their journey through Final Fantasy XII, Allen is swept up in the politics and finer details of this gorgeous, complex world, while Jen grits her teeth through several brutal bosses. JEN, I’m surprised by a lot of Final Fantasy XII. Its minute-to-minute structure reminds me of a linear RPG or …

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Letters from Ivalice: Part 1

This year, Jennifer Unkle and Allen Ibrahim decided to play through Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, a remastered update of the PS2 classic. While Jennifer had never played it before and Allen had some prior (if incomplete) experience, the two set out to chronicle their experiences through a series of letters. This first set …

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