Hello chum! Sit down and have a nice glass of water and a pack of Bombay mix. That’s how we greet our closest friends on the RPS podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show. This week, best pals John and Brendan discuss how friendship is handled in videogames, and what characters felt most like close buddies. John felt a kinship with Alistair from Dragon Age: Origins, and sees Lydia from Skyrim as Wilson the football from Castaway. Whereas Brendan felt a habitual closeness to the undead woman in Dark Souls who sold him poisonous arrows. Takes all sorts, really.
John also enthuses about animated adventure Chuchel and a new retro shooter from 3D Realms, Ion Maiden. And Brendan comes up with some fictional friend-forming scenarios between iconic videogame characters. Would JC Denton get along with Adam Jenson? Listen to find out.
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