On this episode of the Backlog Busting Project, Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle look back at the passing of Satoru Iwata and what he meant to Nintendo and gaming in general.
They also discuss why Batman: Arkham Origins sticks out like a sore thumb of the recent Batman series of games. While assessing how good it is.
Randy talks about Guacamelee, what makes Drinkbox’s indie darling such a great game? How cool is it playing as a Luchador? And more.
Wes talks about Final Fantasy V, it’s job system, where it lands in Final Fantasy lore. Plus a special way to play the game too.
Backlog Busting Project: Batman: Arkham Origins, Final Fantasy V, Guacamelee
About Backlog Busting Project
This podcast, run by Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle chronicles their ongoing battle against the forces of Bak’laag — or to put it in laymen’s terms, their video game backlogs.
So what exactly is the Backlog Busting Project? Biweekly, Wes and Randy get together talk about some of the latest things in the gaming community, then dive right in to talking about their experiences with three different games:
1. A game that Wes is playing but Randy is not
2. A game that Randy is playing but Wes is not
3. A game that both are playing.
It is a new adventure on each episode, so be sure to check out the description to see if they cover your favorite game.
Randy Isbelle is a fan of platformers and sports games mostly, but enjoys games from almost every genre. He’s also a life long New York Jets fan as well. Randy has a history of writing reviews for various websites, and has a collection of over 2,000 video games. The dude knows his stuff. When he’s not writing or playing games, he’s spending time with his girlfriend and two children.
Wes Harrington is a lifelong geek with a penchant for RPGs and a burning hatred for Hotline Miami. He’s also a lifelong Seattle sports fan, and has been since before the Seahawks were anything more than mediocre. Wes does Video Game Reviews and hosts the Backlog Busting Project for W2Mnet.com