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Input/Output: How 'Final Fantasy VII' changed my life & E-bikes for the apocalypse

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Episode #2 How Final Fantasy VII changed my life and my hair / E-bikes for the apocalypse

One of the most anticipated video games of the year, Final Fantasy VII: Remake, came out for the PlayStation 4 recently. The game is a, well, remake of the original Final Fantasy VII, originally released in 1997. To celebrate the new game, Input senior reviews editor Raymond Wong wrote an essay called Final Fantasy VII changed my life ... and my hair.” He joins us to discuss his piece.

Given the coronavirus outbreak, many urbanites might be contemplating getting the hell out of Dodge. An electric bike, in theory, could provide a speedy, not to mention environmentally conscious, mode of transport. Input guides editor Evan Rodgers joins us to discuss the best e-bikes for the end times.

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