Illustration for article titled Podcast: The NFL Theme Sounds Like A JRPG Boss Fight

We’re reaching into the mailbag to answer YOUR questions on today’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, including: Do sports themes sound like JRPG soundtracks? Yes. Yes they do.


Seriously, listen to the NBA or NFL themes and tell me they wouldn’t fit in a great JRPG. Other topics on today’s Splitscreen include Final Fantasy, the NX, whether video games really cost more than $60, the appeal of turn-based combat, and whether Dragon Age: Inquisition was really that great. (It was!)

You can find this week’s episode on iTunes or Google Play. You can also listen directly on Simplecast here (mp3 version here).


Here’s the NFL theme, aka ONE-WINGED ANGEL:

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The MLB Theme may even be more JRPG boss fighty -