Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #136 - Resident Evil 5

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #136 - Resident Evil 5

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) are back on the Resident Evil train as we cooperatively played through one of the last few mainline games we’ve yet to talk about in 5. We discuss why we were so disappointed with the game after enjoying it when we played it years ago, how it’s a strange bridge in gameplay between 4 and 6, and the allegations of the game being racist.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #135 - Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #135 - Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) find themselves in a wildly designed castle having to take out some demons as we played Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Does the game hold up with how it is a game meant to be a nostalgia trip and does it defeat the crowd funding curse? We also preview what else is coming out with regards to games in the second half of this year.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #133 - Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #133 - Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) return to the 3DS for potentially its last big release with Persona Q2. Does combining the casts of P3, P4, P5, and P3P’s heroine make for a good game or are there too many cooks in this kitchen? Who is the true protagonist of this game? What surprised us the most? These questions and more found within this here podcast.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #131 - E3 2019

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #131 - E3 2019

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) dive deep into the weirdness of 2019’s edition of E3. We breakdown each press conference, discuss what we got excited for and what was rough, and then get very excited about that Breath of the Wild sequel announcement.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #125 - Final Fantasy X

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #125 - Final Fantasy X

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) finally have a discussion that’s been years in the making. We finally talk about Final Fantasy X. After having an episode about its sequel two years ago, we come back to its predecessor since it has been released on new hardware. Plus, Jared has finally finished the game for the first time. We discuss specific characters, our thoughts on Tidus, that laughing scene, and whether Jared’s opinion has changed on the game since the X-2 episode.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #124 - Video Games & Adaptations

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #124 - Video Games & Adaptations

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) take things a little easier this week as we discuss the ins and outs of adaptations regarding video games. Whether it’s games becoming something else or other media becoming games, we talk about what makes them work, what doesn’t, and some of our favorites.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #123 - Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #123 - Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) have extended their lives and been reborn as they discuss the new game from some of the Danganronpa team in Zanki Zero. We discuss the parallels it shares with Danganronpa, the individual character stories themselves, whether parts of this game are actually needed.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #122 - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #122 - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) go back to the start of the Ace Attorney series to take a look at the very first game. With it coming up on its 20th anniversary in two years, we discuss each case in the game, the origins of all these iconic characters, and whether or not you remember the DL-6 incident.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #120 - Grab Bag (Captain Toad, Sailor Moon Games, Donkey Kong Country 2, K-ON! After School Live!)

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #120 - Grab Bag (Captain Toad, Sailor Moon Games, Donkey Kong Country 2, K-ON! After School Live!)

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) recently played through a wide variety of games while they hung out together, so they’re gonna talk about them! We discuss Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon R, Sailor Moon S: Jougai Rantou!? Shuyaku Soudatsusen, Sailor Moon Super S: Fuwa Fuwa Panic, Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest, K-ON! Houkago (After School) Live! HD Ver., and Jared briefly talks about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and AL talks a bit about The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #119 - Devil May Cry 5

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #119 - Devil May Cry 5

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared played through the wild and wacky Devil May Cry 5 which was Jared’s first real experience with the main series, while AL has been playing these games from the start. We also discuss William Blake poetry, the amazing previz cutscenes, and the bonkers story.

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