The Free Cheese
This week on The Free Cheese, we can't stop bleeding. It's springtime which means more than just terrible weather: Matt's playing baseball. MLB The Show 18 released to preorders and Matt is trying out all of the new changes. Marc defeated the Pig Wizard Ganon as he broke the 65 hour mark in Breath of the Wild. Joe tries out some new matching skills in Battle Chef Brigade. We talk about independent games coming to Switch, whatever the hell Atari is making, and Ubisoft's success in remaining free from Vivendi. Then, we devise a plan to make it to E3. The Free Cheese Opening Theme is "The Origin" by Legna Zeg.
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This week on The Free Cheese, we get a sweet surprise. Marc finds his way to the Rito Village in his continued adventure in Breath of the Wild and kills his friends in Crawl. Matt gets a little extra with Dota Plus and Joe kisses his friends in Kirby Star Allies. We all play a little more Splatoon 2 as we prepare for Rank X and watch the continued growth of the game. We talk about free games from Twitch and new Genesis collections. Then, we recap the announcements from the Sonic the Hedgehog SXSW panel. We hear about the best fruit to buy at the grocery store and learn the real reason that Toys"R"Us is going out of business.
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This week on The Free Cheese, we told you so. We learn the meaning of the word "recapitulate" and then act on it as we recap this week's Nintendo Direct. Joe beats Bayonetta and starts the sequel. Ben almost gets a new bronze in Street Fighter V but instead gets into Mega Man X. Marc returns to the lands of Breath of the Wild. Matt beats the evil Giygas once and for all.
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This week on The Free Cheese, is this a god dam? Matt and Joe go professional in Splatoon 2 in preparation for the new Splatfest. Ben almost burns his computer to the ground again. Marc beats up drunks for fun. We talk about Matt's newfound appreciation for the classic RPG EarthBound and his continued trek toward the end of Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle. We hear from Marc's adventures Into the Breach and learn how he's using virtual reality to look into the world of Moss. Ben checks in with the only fighting game that matters in Street Fighter V and surprises us all with his entrance into the world of Mega Man X. We recap some light news of the week, including PlayStation Plus changes, the closure of another studio and the latest in loot boxes. Finally, we talk about the last year of Nintendo Switch and celebrate our favorite moments of the latest console from Nintendo. We talk through some of the shortcomings and cheer at the victories. Then, we discuss what our hopes are for Year Two.
Direct download: The_Free_Cheese_Episode_238.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:00am EDT