60°
Submitted by pixlbit 717d ago | podcast

Nerds Without Pants Episode 28: What's the Deal With JRPGs?

PixlBit | "It's time for another excellent episode of Nerds Without Pants! Oh, you lucky, lucky people. This week, it's all about JRPGs for the main topic, but as always we begin with Consumption Junction.

Since Julian and Angelo bored the pants off of everyone last time, the lion's share of the opening segment is spent on Patrick's vacation to New York City. Museums were visited! Broadway shows were watched! Miis were Street Passed!" (Culture, Final Fantasy XIII, Industry)

GreatGamePlay  +   717d ago
Negative Western Critics on Cute & Sexy JRPG Characters(a method for better sales in Japan), is few factors why JRPG developer reluctant to release JRPG in the west.
#1 (Edited 717d ago ) | Agree(3) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
Hicken  +   717d ago
Surprised CrossingEden hasn't shown up yet. Kinda sounds like him down there as Timesplitter, though.
3-4-5  +   717d ago
The arrogance of people over here in the west is what is keeping good ideas from getting out.

Seems like everybody here in the US just wants Brown generic landscapes and Dragons.
wishingW3L  +   717d ago
I hate podcasts.
Timesplitter14  +   717d ago
I am growing increasingly intolerant towards JRPGs. I just can't stand all the bad writing that is so common in JRPGs and anime and Japanese things in general. You know, the "Onii-san what does it mean to love???" kind of writing? Yeah.

That and it seems the worlds JRPG devs create these days look empty and soulless. FF7's world was amazing and felt new and alive. Now everything looks super clean and super artificial. And everyone looks like a K-Pop idol. It's boring
#3 (Edited 717d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(5) | Report | Reply
Hicken  +   717d ago
What game was that line in?

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (PS4) Review | Gamespresso

18m ago - Gamespresso- The opening of The Astronauts’ The Vanishing of Ethan Carter offers players a single... | PS4
30°

[VC] N++ - Being a ninja is tougher than it looks

19m ago - After seven years of obscurity, the latest installment of everyone's favourite physics-based ninj... | PS4
Ad

Warhammer: Arcane Magic Comes to iOS

Now - Test your tactics against legendary foes! | Promoted post
40°

The Talos Principle: Road to Gehenna Review - Let's take it from the top | Entertainium

41m ago - "Road to Gehenna assumes you’ve been through (...) all of the ins and outs of everything The Talo... | PC
40°

Way of the Samurai 4 - PC Review | Chalgyr's Game Room

41m ago - Chalgyr's Game Room writes: I have played some interesting games up to this point in my life a... | PC
40°

Blues And Bullets Episode One Review | PressA2Join

1h ago - Daniel writes "Blessed with a classy black and white noir style aesthetic, Blues And Bullets ooze... | PC