Don’t worry Will, Harris has got your back.

It’s time for a super-sized episode of Kotaku Splitscreen full of special guests, dating advice, and squid-kid conspiracy theories.

Jason and I start out talking about how much he loves Final Fantasy Tactics on his phone and how impressed I’ve been with the first couple hours of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. Then we talk about the news of the week (22:21) including Shadow of War microtransactions, a Pokémon MMO hidden inside Roblox, and a sequel for Dragon Quest Builders.

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After that, Jason heads off on vacation while I’m joined by longtime Kotaku advice columnist Harris “Dr. NerdLove” O’Malley (35:43) to talk about dating, pickup artists, and the many ways movies lie to us about love. Finally, I sit down with my fellow Kotaku writers Patricia Hernandez and Gita Jackson to talk about Splatoon 2 (1:19:56)—what it does well, what it does poorly, and what we make of its subtle malevolent undertones.

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You can get an MP3 of the episode here, and find Harris O’Malley on his website and on Twitter.

Also don’t forget that we’ll be doing our first-ever Kotaku Splitscreen LIVE event at PAX West in Seattle! The show will be on Friday, September 1st at 8:00pm in the PAX Sasquatch Theatre. More details to come as we draw a little closer, but mark your calendars. It’s gonna be a lot of fun.

As always, you can find Splitscreen on Apple Podcasts and Google Play. Reach us at splitscreen@kotaku.com with any and all questions, requests, and suggestions.