What is a “Hatfro”? It’s what happens when 90’s video game graphics are so ambiguous that it can’t decide if something is hair or head-wear. It’s only a small part of this SC Streamcast, but a point worth clearing up. Having said that, what exactly is an SC Streamcast anyway? With this being only our second episode, I’m not entirely sure that we know ourselves. In many ways, and with my hand on my heart, it’s a whim; a half-baked idea that I’m playing around with. While its off-the-cuff nature is undeniable, there is some consideration behind its format. Streams, as delightful and interesting as they can be, are quite exclusive in their scope and focus.… [continue reading]
Hear the writers discuss this subject (and the whole Final Fantasy series) on the Secret Cave Podcast!
It usually goes one of two ways for people when it comes to the prolific Final Fantasy series. Most have either never bothered dipping their toes, or have already obsessively played large chunks of their games. The release of Final Fantasy XV was something I greatly looked forward to, being a firm member of the latter camp. Of course, i’m far from the only one. Its announcement, ten years ago, has caused a rich lather of anticipation. From ridiculously impressive gameplay videos to an entire cinematic offshoot, we’ve had plenty of time to let excitement take hold. … [continue reading]