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Grapes and Wrath

Grapes and Wrath: 04

After a long day of yelling at the top of your lungs and punching things, we could all use a good soak!

We've got grapes and this Asura guy has a lot of wrath!

Sep. 9 2019

Cast: Ben, Jason

Posted by: Jan

In This Episode:

Asura's Wrath

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Sadly Jason already forgot how important the regular heavy attack is for basically all the fights...

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Cheesus • 

I enjoy Lotta God Hands.

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Wow Ben broke all the stops and brought a 3rd arm. Man what's in this Wine anyway?

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Please Capcom, make AZURA'S WRATH II a Scarlett or PS5 title

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This thumbnail is incredible, holy shit.

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I'm beginning to think Asura might have some rage issues...

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During the fight on the moon, I got mad that WALTER didn't come out.

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That was... huh. That was fucking incredible. I think I clenched my asshole for 10 minutes straight.

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I'm beginning to think Asura might have some rage issues...

If I remember what's coming up, you ain't seen *nothing* yet...

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I don't comment much, but I just want to say I love features like these! For games that haven't gotten much attention but perhaps deserve more

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Lemonade is not juice, and please use the lock-on button :D

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Nothing like a little Beethoven while fighting to the death on the Moon.

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5p3ktro  Online • 

show shoulda been called Grapes and Wrath: Mad Lads

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ht101 • 

If I remember right, this game somehow gets more and more insane. I don't remember how it happens but I know it does.

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@dharris2451: That's one of my favorite pieces of music. The 4th movement from Antonin Dvorak's 9th Symphony, "From the New World". I'm surprised at how often it pops up.

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Edited By RobertSpeedwagon • 

I remember finding it very strange that a year later Killer Is Dead also featured a boss fight on the moon set to Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”. Assumed it was pretty fast reference to Asura, but maybe they were both inspired by something I’m unfamiliar with.

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bybeach • 

Here to say thanks for another episode. To echo Ben, the art in this game is great. And though I find it video gamey, with the Japanese slant, I like the material and where it goes.

A nitpick, but I wish the game in the Boss fight had used music with a more Eastern slant (not that generic garbage guitar), but something more original. Asura's wrath has some unique themes and deserves as much from the cultures it is drawing from.

Again, thanks guys.

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hakunin • 

I remember finding it very strange that a year later Killer Is Dead also featured a boss fight on the moon set to Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”. Assumed it was pretty fast reference to Asura, but maybe they were both inspired by something I’m unfamiliar with.

Neil Armstrong had a tape recording of "From the New World" with him on the Apollo 11 mission. Might have something to do with it :)

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I'm really impressed how great this game looks still, in the cutscenes, the distinct style really makes it work. And while I don't care about gameplay at all, not my cup of tea, I really dig the world and techno eastern-mysticism theme.

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If Lemonade is juice then my favorite juice is bourbon (corn juice).

Also has any other game used New World Symphony so effectively?

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@jbick89: Not a game, but I'll never forget it being used in One Piece in the final act of Luffy vs. Crocodile

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~BOOOIIINNG~ - "Asura's Wrath"

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i made it exactly 22 seconds.

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lemonade is as much juice as that sugar added grape juice

ps make some hooch wine cowards

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Lemonade is sugar water, with added lemon flavor from (hopefully) lemon juice.

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The greatest enemy is the Y button.