Tetracast - Episode 193: Where in the World is Baba Sandiego

Welcome to the latest edition of the Tetracast, RPG Site's regular, seemingly weekly podcast!

In this episode of the cast, the crew opens up with some continuing thoughts about Bravely Default II, with some spoiler-light discussion about Chapters 1 and 2 while comparing the latest entry to previous Bravely titles. After a little diversion to talk about Persona 5 Strikers, Josh and Cullen talk at length (spoiler-free) about Gnosia - a logic puzzle 'whodunnit' kinda narrative RPG from Playism that released for Nintendo Switch last week. To end the topical section, Josh has some mixed thoughts about Neptunia Virtual Stars.

The news section this week is mostly filled with niche Japanese dates and announcements, headlined with a proper unveil of Fantasian - a new RPG from Mistwalker from Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi. We also new dungeon crawler localizations for Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi and Mary Skelter Finale, alongside many new release dates for upcoming Japanese RPGs. The episode ends with a brief chat about the new battle system in Kuro no Kiseki, as well as chatter about the current whereabouts of longtime Tales boss Hideo Baba.

This edition of the Tetracast features Bryan Vitale (@zeomassicot), James Galizio (@theswweet), Josh Torres (@HD_Kirin), George Foster (@gepugg), Cullen Black (DrCullenPhD), and Adam Vitale (King_Seda). As always, you can find links to the full episode of the podcast below along with our RSS feed, and also subscribe to us on iTunes or Google Podcasts, and follow on Spotify!

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Timestamps

  • 0:00​ - Intro
  • 2:17 - Bravely Default II and Bravely Second 
  • 24:31 - Persona 5 Strikers
  • 41:36 - Gnosia
  • 1:18:18 - Neptunia Virtual Stars
  • 1:32:09 - Ys VI Online ~ The Ark of Napishtim ~
  • 1:36:17 - Mistwalker reveals Diorama Adventure RPG Fantasian, set to release for Apple Arcade
  • 1:45:13 - Dungeon Crawler Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi to release west in 2021
  • 1:54:44 - NIS America announces Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 1
  • 2:01:47 - Tales of Arise - Tales of Festival Trailer
  • 2:09:32 - Upcoming JRPG Release Dates: Cold Steel IV PC, Death end re;Quest Switch, Neputinua reVerse, Alchemic Cutie
  • 2:19:35 - Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny launches for Nintendo Switch on June 29
  • 2:24:18 - Mary Skelter Finale to release in the West this Fall on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch
  • 2:27:20 - JRPG-inspired VRMMO Zenith adds PSVR release - also coming to Steam
  • 2:32:23 - Kuro no Kiseki details new action combat system
  • 2:37:02 - Hideo Baba’s work on Sakura Kakumei
  • 2:44:49 - Disco Elysium: The Final Cut still set to release in March
  • 2:47:58 - Signoff
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