Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #138 - Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #138 - Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) team up together to tackle the Nazi occupation of Paris in 1980 in the Wolfenstein spinoff. We talk about the strange gameplay changes, how the game doesn’t exactly know what it wants to be, the wild twists near the end that set up the next Wolfenstein, and how review bombs and people only playing for an hour don’t quite have the whole picture about this game.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #137 - Judgment & Virtue's Last Reward

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #137 - Judgment & Virtue's Last Reward

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) breakdown two different games this week. First, Jared discusses the latest game from the team behind the Yakuza series with Judgment. We dive deep into being a detective and sometimes attorney while punching folks in the face. After that, we speed through a discussion of Virtue’s Last Reward after we quickly made our way through the game, so it’s mostly a discussion about the wild endings.

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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 #134 - Liz and the Blue Bird

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #134 - Liz and the Blue Bird

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) take a look at another Kyoto Animation film with the Sound Euphonium spinoff, Liz and the Blue Bird. We discuss the film’s story, how it relates to the original series it comes from, if the film is good enough on its own for people who haven’t seen Sound Euphonium, and how often Kyoto Animation flexes it’s ridiculous skills.

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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 #132 - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #132 - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) return to their yearly look at JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure as we now are in 1999 and the town of Morioh. We breakdown the whole season, the great aesthetics, how it blends slice of life and action together, and where this part ranks amongst the rest of JoJo.

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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 #130 - The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #130 - The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) return to the world of Erebonia to see what’s happened in Trails of Cold Steel II. We discuss the game as a whole, what’s new in the sequel and PS4 release, what we enjoyed and the problems with the ending, and what we think will happen in Trails of Cold Steel III. Before that, we dive into our predictions for E3 2019.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #129 - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable - Chapter 1

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #129 - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable - Chapter 1

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) prepare themselves for their episode on Diamond Is Unbreakable as a whole by watching the live action film that covers the beginning. We discuss the differences, how JoJo is brought to life and how they utilize stands, our ideas if they ever do decide to make more movies in this series, and jojokes.

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