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Episode 322: The Indie Hype Conundrum

by Alex de Freitas and John Rairdin - May 13, 2022, 2:53 pm EDT
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Any of these games could be the next game you spend years waiting for a sequel to.

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Recorded just hours after the Indie World Showcase, John and Alex highlight a few games before discussing the weird sequel-based hype cycle around indie titles. They follow this up with an in depth discussion of how Nintendo probably didn't tell their investors they were terrified to make a new system. Things wrap on with some listener mail in which they pontificate on what console developers would be willing to share their exclusives.

This episode was edited by Alex de Freitas


If in four weeks it turns out that we do see Hollow Knight: Silksong - at the Xbox showcase, as a timed exclusive for a year - I reserve the right to go full Nelson Muntz.

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