The release of Halo Wars 2 this week set us a-ponderin’ about other huge franchises that have wandered outside their comfortable genres, usually in strange and beautiful ways — so we begin this week by focusing on five of the strangest departures ever to come out of a major game series. Then it’s on to Halo Wars 2 and Night in the Woods, after which we talk about Switch download sizes, Fallout 4 in VR, and the game characters you think should like each other… that way.
Question of the Week
What’s the oldest system you have that still works, and which ones (if any) have broken down on you?
If ya haven’t checked out the Laser Time YouTube channel, here’s something swell you might’ve missed!
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