Caspius and a now-recovered SiliconNooB nearly come to blows over the correct difficulty level for Fire Emblem: Three Houses, but find common ground over mutual dislike of the latest Final Fantasy VII Remake details regarding side-quests and missions.
The PS5 struggles with price, the PS5 also struggles with style, and Wizards of the Coast are just openly recruiting Bioware defectors now in the news of the week!
Caspius, Durga, and SiliconNooB discuss Microsoft’s pivot to mediocrity and plans to compete with Google Stadia and the Apple iOS store instead of Sony and Nintendo, before moving on to discuss Fire Emblem as a successor to beloved, dead JRPG franchises.
Caspius, Imitanis, SiliconNooB, and Durga run through the news of the day, announce the upcoming Spring Playthrough title, and then devote themselves to a discussion of all things Hydlide, including a Durga-led recap of his own full Hydlide playthrough.
The launch of Warcraft III Reforged marks a new low for Blizzard, Phantasy Star Online 2 is eight years late launching in the West, and the Nintendo Switch has surpassed the SNES in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB announce a new approach to site-wide playthroughs and set the date for the next playthrough in the spring; and, Caspius provides mini-reviews of three Switch ‘Metroidvania’ platformers: The Messenger, Iconoclasts, and Blasphemous.
Square Enix offers to cancel your Final Fantasy VII Remake pre-order, the Chinese coronavirus sees sales of Plague Inc. soar, and developers are more interested in making games for PS5 than Series X in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB take a break from their week-long celebration of the Final Fantasy VII Remake delay to present the news (and delays) of the week, along with some in-depth analysis of Sony and Microsoft’s potential hardware plans for 2020.
Epic’s 2019 has been assessed, NISA talks Trails of Cold Steel III censorship, and Lord of the Rings is about to be butchered again in the news of the week!
As further Final Fantasy VII Remake details surface, Caspius and SiliconNooB conclude that the forthcoming title will serve only to destroy all trace of the original’s excellence, henceforth replacing it, for new gamers, with Nomura’s fetid production.