Hello, and welcome to another Side-Quest episode of Talk This! It’s Dangerous to Podcast Alone. On these episodes, we talk about what we’ve been playing the past few weeks. This week, we’ve got platforming, puzzles, cooking, teamwork, tactics, grinding, and, as always, Kingdom Hearts.
Iconoclasts is a action platformer made by one guy named Joakim “Konjak” Sandberg for PC, Mac, Playstation 4, and Playstation Vita. Play as Robin, a helpful but unlicensed mechanic, living in a world governed by the Concern and ruled by a being called Mother. After Robin is caught by the Concern, she must gain allies and fight back against the oppressive regime.
Fire Emblem Warriors
Fire Emblem Warriors is a hack-and-slash tactical role-playing game (a bit of an oxymoron, we know) made by Omega Force and Team Ninja for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch. During an ordinary day, monsters attack the capital city of Aytolis and royal twins Rowan and Lianna must leave their mother behind. In order to prevent calamity from taking over their world, the twins must power up the Fire Emblem with Gleamstones from heroes of other worlds. In this case, the popular ones from Fire Emblem Awakening, Fire Emblem Fates, and Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon.
Overcooked is a cooking simulator game developed by Ghost Town Games for Windows, Playstation 4, and Xbox One with a Switch edition released later. Players take on the role of extreme chefs, preparing meals through cooking, serving, and cleaning up under a time limit. The layouts of the kitchen provide the challenge. The cooking space changes each level, including a level on the back of two trucks and one on an iceberg.
Burnout Paradise is an open-world racing game developed by Criterion Games for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and later PC. A Playstation 4 remaster is coming soon. The game takes place in an open-world environment in the fictional Paradise City. Due to its freedom, players can progress at their own pace. The famous “Crash Mode” was reworked into “Showtime” where the player must bounce their car around as long as possible. Players can also take on races and other events.
Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep
Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep is an action JRPG developed by Square Enix for the PSP, later releasing for the Playstation 4 as part of the Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Collection. Birth by Sleep takes place ten years before the first game in the Kingdom Hearts series. Players must complete three storylines, taking on the role of best friends Terra, Ventus (call me Ven!), and Aqua. However, only tragedy awaits them all.
Enjoy the episode! If you want to see what we talked about last week, see the blog post for Episode 30 here. Also, our first video for our YouTube channel came out this week (on Kingdom Hearts, obviously). Head on over here to check it out. Next week, we’re talking about Planescape: Torment and The Witcher 3.