CA! Radio Episode 122: Wrestling with PR

This week’s episode of the CA! Radio podcast is now available for your listening pleasure!

Chuck Zodl and I discuss Wrestlemania 33 for some reason, update our feelings on Breath of the Wild and Persona 5, dig in to a few Nindies like Has-Been Heroes and Blaster Master Zero, and fail to understand the reasoning behind Atlus’s latest Persona 5 content sharing SNAFU.

Oh, and the Nintendo Switch is apparently warping for some folks, so there’s that.

CA! Radio Episode 122: Wrestling with PR (04/09/2017) ♪This week the CA! duo talk Wrestlemania before tackling some Atlus drama and then grappling with even more Nintendo Switch issues.♪ Download & iTunes

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[REVIEW] Has-Been Heroes

Has-Been Heroes
Developer: Frozenbyte
Publisher: Gametrust
Available on: Nintendo Switch (reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PC
Price: $19.99

When the king put his faith in two aging heroes and a scrappy rogue to escort his twin daughters to school, he must have known he was sending them off to their deaths, right? In Frozenbyte’s new roguelike Has-Been Heroes, defeat seems like the only probable outcome. This genre typically thrives on the holy trinity of difficulty, permadeath, and randomization, but Has-Been Heroes’ use of these features is both unrewarding and erratic.

The experience isn’t entirely bad, mind you. Has-Been Heroes is, in some ways, unlike anything I’ve ever played. That alone is an impressive feat. Continue reading