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The Optional is a fresh new take on the world of video game criticism. We represent everyone who loves and respects the artform alongside all other aspects of culture who don’t fit the typical cliche of a “gamer”. This is video game commentary for the rest of us.

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For someone whose been away from the gaming world outside of Splatoon, FF7 Remake, Battlefield, and Mario Kart 8, it's great to know I have something I can listen to that'll make me laugh and inform me of what's out now. This is my new 1Up Show (throwback to those who know what that is).

I highly recommend this podcast to those who want to hear 3 funny guys with honest, understandable, and real reviews. They cover a lot of what's out now and are not afraid of how big of a star someone is. If you release garbage they will call you out on it if it comes up in conversation haha.


Great podcast that covers a broad array of topics.



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