Throwdown Ep 47

Throwdown Ep. 47 – “A Nasian Without Borders”

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Welcome to another episode of Throwdown. On this podcast/vidcast we discuss the latest video game, pop culture, and tech news in an honest and uncompromising fashion.

On tonight’s episode of Throwdown, we are joined by special guest Yong Yea. Yong is best known as a YouTube personality who specializes in creating video game analysis videos; especially his series of Metal Gear Solid related videos. We talk to him about how he got started doing videos, his love of the Metal Gear Solid franchise, his thoughts about the current situation at Konami, what it was like growing up as an Asian kid in South America, and much more.

This week’s news topics include:

  • Japanese gaming companies localizing more games for the West
  • July NPD numbers; PlayStation 4 once again dominates hardware and software sales
  • Phil Spencer says that catching up to PS4 sales isn’t a priority


You can check out Yong Yea on YouTube with his YongYea and YongPlays channels. You can also check him out on his Codec Podcast. You can also follow him on Twitter and Facebook.


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Thanks as always to Shawn Daley for our awesome intro and outro music.

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