We Love a Good Villain

Episode 72

23rd September 2021

Villains: we all hate’em, but what would video games be without them? This week, Kirk, Jason, and Maddy try to figure out what makes a good bad guy. From Deathloop’s Julianna to Final Fantasy VII’s Sephiroth, antagonists can be brilliant and memorable. But why do we love to hate them? What makes them so fiendishly […]

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Villains: we all hate’em, but what would video games be without them? This week, Kirk, Jason, and Maddy try to figure out what makes a good bad guy. From Deathloop’s Julianna to Final Fantasy VII’s Sephiroth, antagonists can be brilliant and memorable. But why do we love to hate them? What makes them so fiendishly appealing? And just what is the deal with Kefka?

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Video games: They’re serious business! Except when they’re not serious at all. Each week on Triple Click, video game experts Kirk Hamilton, Maddy Myers, and Jason Schreier journey into the fascinating world of games. They’ll explore hot topics in video game news and culture, answer burning listener questions, debate the pros and cons of the biggest new games, and replay old classics together.

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