Where some JRPGs represent philosophical views, Final Fantasy IX tricks its player into actually doing philosophy without even realizing it.
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In the first episode of WaTF's podcast, we introduce ourselves and the project and discuss Nier, Returnal, and "games as rent."
Ni No Kuni quietly tricks its adult player into curing both herself and the White Witch of cynicism.
The ending of Final Fantasy VII Remake has turned the storytelling formula of challenging fate on its head—and all it took was a Whisper.
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How Dark Souls committed an act of genius by building a world where Dark Souls IV is impossible.