Star Wars Battlefront II opens with an interrogation. Commander Iden Versio, disarmed and bound, glares at the Rebel soldier holding her captive. The slow, steady tension of the scene runs contrary to the often bombastic, spectacular battles that Star Wars is known for. But Iden’s story is one of military dedication, political motivation, loyalty, and betrayal. And bombastic, spectacular battles.
Iden serves as a humanizing element to the Empire — a force we have spent decades fighting in the Star Wars universe. She and the other agents of Inferno Squad represent the discipline and devotion that the Imperials glorify. But the most striking quality of her character impacts the entire narrative: her courtesy.
It’s another meditative, quiet program this week! Zac shares his love for Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, and Ryan finally plays Destiny 2 and defends games that take things slow. Join us, and enjoy the show!
Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve prepared a superb sampling of video game greatness for you this week. Interviews on Far Cry 5 and The Sims 4, chatter about Destiny 2 and Undertale, yet another update on Darkest Dungeon (really), and even a few throwbacks to our favorite fighting games.
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