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Podcast: We Can't Wait For The SNES Classic

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From SNES Classic games to Nier: Automata, this ultra-long episode of Kotaku Splitscreen’s got it all. We even snagged ourselves a Chris Kohler.

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First, Kirk and I talk about FFXV: Episode Prompto and Cave Story + on Switch. Then we get into Vidcon drama (19:27), Diablo III getting a Necromancer class (29:14), and Destiny 2 giving hardcore Destiny players some emblems (35:35). We bring on Kotaku features editor Chris Kohler (38:08) to talk SNES Classic, retro games, and the Switch before closing things off with a Nier: Automata SPOILERCAST (1:16:52).

You can get the MP3 right here.

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. (We’re recording a Q&A episode next week, so if you want to be considered for that, get your questions in now!)

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DISCUSSION

Good luck learning Japanese! While harder to learn foreign languages as an adult, in the case of Japanese you’re better for it. I tried valiantly to learn in high school for close to the same reasons (50% fascinating culture, 45% JRPGs and 5% Anime interests) and it was seriously the freakin’ weabos in the class that made the learning environment impossible to work in.

I tried again in college hoping it would be different and on the first day some fuck struts in wearing cat ears and I almost murdered him on the spot.

Suffice to say I can ask basic tourist questions, read hiragana and katakana just fine, and pick up on some key words but beyond that has been lost to me. :(