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The Besties Podcast 59 — Griffin buys a Wii U

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I take a break from the podcast to fulfill my civic duty and Griffin McElroy buys a Wii U.

I'm genuinely curious what our listeners think about this decision. At first, I was befuddled. It's like when a man buys an expensive umbrella in the middle of a drought. But I've come to see his point. The logic's charming in a really expensive sort of way.

What do you think? Would you buy a console to better enjoy a hype train that may or may not arrive at the station?


  • 03:30 - Best unreliable narration in games this year (Call of Juarez: Gunslinger)
  • 14:00 - Best killer app for the Wii U that I purchased over the weekend for some reason (Super Metroid)
  • 23:20 - Half time: E3 hype and a case of the barfs
  • 33:30 - Best mask simulation in video game history (Metro: Last Light)
  • 38:50 - Best use of life's mondernity mundisnus mundanity to build tension in a video game (Metro: Last Light)
  • 43:20 - The winner is...

Theme song by Ian Dorsch

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