Episode 3 Part 2 - Re:Coded to Kingdom Hearts III

On the second part of our journey through the Kingdom Hearts franchise, Luke and I talk about the rest of the games…and a kinda-sorta related game that also happened to be directed by Tetsuya Nomura. Most importantly, though, we analyze the recently-released Kingdom Hearts 3: what our expectations were for it going in, the constant tug-of-war between Disney and Kingdom Hearts, the ways it disappointed us, and the ways it succeeded. And in the end, was it all worth it?

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Episode 3 Part 1 - Kingdom Hearts I to Birth By Sleep

After a nearly two-year hiatus, I’m back to talk about a franchise known for similarly long delays: Kingdom Hearts. I’ve been an obsessive fan since the beginning, so I’ve brought along my friend Luke—who played/watched every KH game in just a few months—to offer a different perspective.

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Episode 2 - Nier Automata

SPOILER WARNING: This episode contains full spoilers for Nier, Nier Automata, and Drakengard 1 & 3. Ashley and Molly join me to talk about Nier Automata, Yoko Taro's latest masterpiece. In addition to admitting which scenes made us cry the most, we analyze the use of music, clever metatextual jokes, player psychology, and the majesty that is Ending E.

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Episode 0 - Final Fantasy X & X-2

Welcome to the pilot episode of Skies of Academia! This recording was originally intended to be the start of a spinoff series of one of my previous podcasts: Games Witticism. When I stopped making episodes for GW and moved to Audio Entropy, I decided to turn the spinoff idea I had into its own show for Audio Entropy. I'm including this recording not only because it's the genesis for SoA, but also because I'm quite proud of the work Mike and I put into it. I hope you enjoy our journey through Final Fantasy X/X-2 as much as we did.

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