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Special Saturday edition! Sean continues with the latest Layton game as well as getting his feet wet with Tropical Freeze. He also watches the DOTA2 documentary: Free to Play. Nathan continues to work through South Park the Stick of Truth (Jon plays through all of it) and feeds his RPG hunger with Chrono Trigger on the DS. Jon finally finishes up Bravely Default and shares his strong opinions on Yoshi's New Island.

All the latest news is here including the recent Oculus buyout, the list of GBA games coming to WiiU, FTL's update and we get some new details on the two new Assassin's Creed games coming this year.
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If you haven't played through Bravely Default then do not listen to this episode! You have been warned.

Jon and Sean get together to discuss everything they can think of from Bravely Default. We bring up what was great and what was so, so wrong with this weird JRPG.
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Jon continues to trek through Bravely Default as he really wants it to end now. He also plays a good chunk of South Park: The Stick of Truth. Nathan finished up Remember Me, plays through Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and checks out Luftrousers and Towerfall Ascension. Sean continues with Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy.

It's GDC week and Sony has announced their VR headset the Morpheus. We also discuss the leaked images of the next couple Assassin's Creed games, Wal-Mart's decision to start a used game business and Igarashi leaving Konami.

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IF YOU HAVEN'T PLAYED 999 OR HAVE ANY INTEREST IN THIS GAME THEN DO NOT LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE!

Sean and Nathan get in deep with the mysteries of 999. We go through even plot point and bring up what was weird and what was weirder. We spoil everything we can think of in this fantastic DS adventure game.
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Top Down Perspective 13/03/14

Sean is back and has FINALLY conquered Bravely Default. Jon, meanwhile, has become trapped in an endless time loop, playing it for all eternity. Will he escape? Tune in next week to find out. 

Sean also checked out Half Brick's latest, Bear vs Art and has begun playing the new entry in the Professor Layton series. And something called Oqonie? Sounds weird. Jon also began playing the latest Donkey Kong Country while Nathan played much of Remember Me in a single sitting, dabbled with Jack Lumber (which used to have the tagline "Trees Suck") and that game Threes? Well, its on Android so he acknowledges that he can't stop playing it compulsively (the new Tiny Tower maybe?)
News mostly consists of a couple game release announcements, but the new initiative by Amazon to stream games to your home is probably the most noteworthy story. All that and a pretty hefty barrel of questions on this weeks Top Down Perspective
Review us on iTunes if you'd so like and feel free to ask us some questions next week. Thanks for listening.
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Top Down Perspective 06/03/14

Just Jon and Nathan (JoNathan) this week as Sean takes to the skies to visit his homeland. 


Jon talks some Bravely Default and his favoritest game of yesteryear, Payday 2. Nathan tries to compare the adventure games of the east versus those of the west, centering on Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward and the latest episode of Telltale's Walking Dead, "A House Divided". 
Over in news, Batman is back (already?), Jack "Not as tough as Reggie" Tretton steps down from CEO of SCEA, we know exactly when Watch_Dogs is coming out and Amy Hennig of Uncharted fame leaves Naughty Dog rather abruptly. And, of course, we talk at length about Shaquille O'Neal's latest venture in the world of video-games over at Indigogo. 
All that and your questions on this, the latest episode of Top Down Perspective. Review us on iTunes. If you'd like. You don't have to. But it would be cool.
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This week Jon plugs in an Xbox One and continues to work through Bravely Default (along with Sean). We also discuss Beat Blasters 3 and Nathan plays through the latest Last of Us DLC.


News is real interesting with the announcement of a Sega vs. Nintendo movie/book in the works, the Xbox One is finally getting Twitch integration in a few weeks and Waluigi is only going to be an assist trophy.
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