Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #144 - Grab Bag (Nintendo Direct, Catherine: Full Body, Human: Fall Flat)

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #144 - Grab Bag (Nintendo Direct, Catherine: Full Body, Human: Fall Flat)

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) got very excited about the recent Nintendo Direct so we talk about all the ridiculous announcements from it. We also talked about some of the new endings in Catherine: Full Body and our time fighting physics and puzzles in Human: Fall Flat.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #143 - World End Syndrome

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #143 - World End Syndrome

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) dive into a spooky mystery in World End Syndrome. We breakdown the story as a whole, all of the different routes you go through to get there, and how it’s very similar to 7’Scarlet. We also briefly talk about Final Fantasy VIII Remastered and give our incredibly accurate predictions for the latest Nintendo Direct.

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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 #93 - Grab Bag (Nintendo Direct, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD, Marvel's Spider-Man)

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #93 - Grab Bag (Nintendo Direct, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD, Marvel's Spider-Man)

Jared’s a bit under the weather so it’s time for him and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) to do reach deep into the grab bag and talk about multiple topics. We discuss the latest Nintendo Direct and the announcements associated with that. Jared and AL went through Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD because Jared thought it might be a good way to play that game. It wasn’t. Finally, Jared played through Marvel’s Spider-Man and wanted to talk heavily about swinging, the story, and the strange relationship with police the game has.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #79 - E3 2018

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #79 - E3 2018

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) breakdown all the press conferences from this year's E3! From EA to Nintendo we talk about all the games that were said on any stage and give our reactions to them. We also discuss what games we are most looking forward to after a strange year of press conferences.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #72 - We Take Fun Seriously: The Creation of the Video Game Industry In the United States

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #72 - We Take Fun Seriously: The Creation of the Video Game Industry In the United States

Jared and Dr. Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) take a different direction this week as we go more academic and look at the history of video games in the United States. Based off of AL's dissertation (WHICH SHE PASSED!), we discuss the very beginning of the industry including the first games created, the formation of Atari, its acquisition by Warner, the downfall of Atari, and the revival of the industry thanks to Nintendo.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #64 - Year One of the Nintendo Switch

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #64 - Year One of the Nintendo Switch

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) look back at a full year of the Nintendo Switch on today's anniversary of its release. We talk about what games we enjoyed on the system, the positives and negatives, the games we are looking forward to playing in year two, and if the second year of the console will continue the highs of the first year or will a drop in quality start to begin.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #27 - E3 2017

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #27 - E3 2017

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) return to see if any of their predictions last week were right or if they goofed real hard. We break down each of the six major press conferences starting with EA and wrapping up with Nintendo and give our thoughts and opinions on the games and hardware announced, as well as the overall feeling coming out of all of the press conferences. (Side note: I (Jared) mistakenly call God Eater, God Hand in this episode twice. My bad. No need to send in corrections on that, I realize my goof.)

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #17 - Nintendo's Mobile Games

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #17 - Nintendo's Mobile Games

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) bring you a shorter than normal episode in which we discuss what is happening with Nintendo's three mobile games on the market, Miitomo, Super Mario Run, and Fire Emblem Heroes. Do these games work as mobile games, in general, or should Nintendo rethink their current strategy. We also try to come up with new franchises that Nintendo should use for whatever they decide to make after Animal Crossing Mobile.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #14 - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #14 - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

**SPOILERS** We do a deep dive into spoilers at the 41 minute mark of this episode which goes into story, end game, and various mechanics up to the end of the show. If you want to skip out then to avoid any spoilers, that would be the time to do so.

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared both have the Nintendo Switch and give some brief impressions on that before diving headfirst into talking about Breath of the Wild. There are general impressions for the game that avoid spoilers, but also over half of the episode does include spoilers so beware. It might not be a perfect game, but it is a pretty good game.

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