The Beast of the East has claimed PCGamesN, but the Weekend Esc crew have a kettle, a burning need to share PC gaming news, and a flagrant disregard for their own safety. In today’s show, Rich and Alice talk Overwatch’s new hero Brigitte, Hearthstone’s forthcoming tournament mode, and the strange case of Chrono Trigger on PC.
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Elsewhere, the team decide on the top five Final Fantasy games, a non-controversial subject that nobody has fallen out over ever. Though the process might be painful, the results are worth it: a set of classic JRPGs you can now play on a desktop without resorting to emulators.
It is a less straightforward story for Chrono Trigger, which has now, without warning, arrived on PC feeling an awful lot like a mobile game. Meanwhile, Final Fantasy XV’s Windows Edition is almost too PC: there is no graphics card capable of running it at 4K on the highest settings.
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