The Out-Cast: EP.1 – Best of 2009

What on earth is the Out-Cast?
Well, this was a series of podcasts I did back in 2010~2012 on videogames and videogame culture in Japan for an old website with a completely different crew.
I’m republishing them here on DecultureShock, but for anyone who is interested, the original website can be found here.

00:00: Introduction
01:36: Context within the Japanese Gaming Industry
08:23: What’s new in Japan

  • Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep
  • Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva
  • Final Fantasy; 4 Warriors of Light
  • Recent Concerts
  • Battlefield Bad Company 2
  • M.A.G.

34:06: Gaming News in Japan

  • Borderlands censorship
  • Monster Hunter Frontier on the 360
  • Gears of War in my Lost Planet 2

42:15: Final Fantasy XIII Revisited

  • Open World
  • Liniarity
  • Responce to comments
  • Voice acting and localization

53:17 End of Eternity

  • Resonance of Fate
  • vs Dragon Quest VI
  • Will it sell?

01:04:20: Looking Back on 2009

  • Best of the Year
  • Favorite Game of the Year
  • Guilty Pleasure of the Year

01:28:57: Biggest Effect on the Industry Japan
01:45:25: Looking forward to 2010

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Gwyn Campbell

Project Manager, Macross fan, Podcast host, Anime nerd & sometime-gamer. Here in Akihabara we don't just 'like' Macross, we LIVE IT! 龍が我が敵を食らう!

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