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Random Encounter 260 – Is Forspoken Really All That Bad?

Random Encounter 260 Forspoken

On this episode of Random Encounter, we’re talking about two games: one controversial, one not!

Square Enix’s recent release, Forspoken, had a rough ride during its development, and it doesn’t look like that ended with its release. While many think it’s a perfectly fine action RPG, others feel it’s a disaster. Where does Izzy fall on that spectrum? Then, Brian indulges in his love of the beat-’em-up genre with the release of the RPG-infused River City Girls 2! And finally, should dated or problematic content in remasters and re-releases of old games be discussed in reviews? Jono passionately argues, yes. And also, he should probably drink less caffeine before recording these things…

Featuring: Jono Logan, Brian Mackenzie, and Izzy Parsons; Edited by Jono Logan

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Jonathan Logan

Jonathan Logan

Jonathan (he/him), or Jono for short, is the host of Random Encounter and the Reviews Manager for RPGFan. While reviewing a game, he has been known to drink up to 10 cups of tea to keep focused (Earl Grey, milk, no sugar). Fun fact: Jono holds a Masters of Music Theatre degree, which is only slightly less useful than it sounds.

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