As someone who appreciates Dark Souls methodical approach to combat and Street Fighter V’s love for footsies and zoning, I dig Ubisoft’s latest title For Honor. For those not in the know, For Honor is an action multiplayer title where knights, vikings, and samurais fight each other in some alternate earth where this sort of thing happens.
It’s enough to give most history buffs a boner, at least those who are fans of medieval and ancient weaponry and chivalry battle-type stuff.
Lots of people say that its single-player campaign is just an extended tutorial for the multiplayer. That’s kinda true, though Ubisoft took great pains to make us give a damn about daimyos, pillaging vikings, and wardens questioning their morals. Point is, multiplayer kicks lots of ass, and will appeal to a LOT of fighting game guys and gals.
My reasons are twofold.
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Do you love to thrown people down from the sky to the ground? Do you relish in picking up fools and tossing them down and let gravity sort out their bones and skulls?
If you answered “no” to both questions, what’s wrong with you?
Fine, there are safer ways to dispose of the competition: fireballs, guns, the occasional bowling ball. But there’s a lot more reward in blazing through the opposition, scooping them up, and then tossing them down in style and with full force like the ragdolls they are.
In our very first Last King Decree feature -where we royally state cool awesome things which are totally facts – we present thee with THE definitive top 20 grapples and throw moves in video game history.
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Sentai heroes fighting monsters in a movie universe! A divine dog with a paintbrush that draws bombs! A stripper/librarian who summons Monty Python style demon fists using her hair! This can only mean one thing: Mr Toffee and Shafique are serving up some “Platinum Games” love (as well as Studio Clover) in this hardcore game-centric episode!
Almost done looking back at 2016. Mr Toffee and Shafique dive back into the suck and recap the Worst Games & Films of last year, as well as play catch up to some 2016 things they like but couldn’t bring up in time. Plus shout outs to the local Esports team TeamFlash.
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In this slightly more personal episode, the guys reflect on the passing of those we celebrate in 2016. From the loss of our favourite princess to other royalties such as Prince and the Thin White Duke. We try to keep things light-hearted and avoid dwelling too much, instead recalling all the magical moments and memories that we hold dear. And paying tribute to those who left an indelible mark on us and pop culture forever.
Back after a most deserved hiatus Mr Toffee and Shafique are back again to resume their quest to comment and critique all things pop culture. So Yeah maybe a little late to the party but the boys are playing catch up. Chiming in on Rogue One before finishing off with some Ubisoft love mainly Watch Dogs 2 and the Assassins Creed flick.
The Last King will be on a short well deserved hiatus and we will be back again soon sometime around mid to late January 2017. Until then enjoy the holiday season and wishing everyone a Happy New Year.
In our extra special year end round up episode we do the first of many crossover shows with our friend Mikail Lo of the legendary Power9Podcast. We talk about our picks of the best of 2016 in videogames, movies and shows.
Plus we give our first impressions on the recently released Dead Rising 4 from Capcom.
Dr. Shafique and Mr Toffee unleash their inner animal and tear down the new pre-Harry Potter film Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them while also bringing up Sony’s latest PS4 title The Last Guardian. Oh, and there’s some stuff about the PlayStation Experience event featuring some Marvel-ous news.
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his week’s filled with unnecessary speed lines and sweatbeads as Mr Toffee and Doctor Shafique talk about this year’s Anime Festival Asia, Dragon Ball Z Xenoverse 2, VA-11 HALL-A, and all them Final Fantasy animated spin-offs as promised from the FF episode juggernaut. Also featured: card tricks and Bleach rant.
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