Caspius reviews Final Fantasy VII Remake, Square Enix's long-anticipated reenvisioning of their landmark 1997 title, in an evaluation meant to address the new game both as a stand-alone work and as a remake of one of the beloved legends of gaming history.
When Nomura drops the equivalent of the island of Manhattan on the equivalent of the Delhi slums, Caspius and SiliconNooB are caught in the carnage of a thousand simultaneous mass terror attacks. But with the assistance of Cait Sith, they escape unharmed!
After an inexplicable technical mishap results in the podcast disappearing, Caspius, Imitanis, and Ethos record anew, presenting their thoughts on the surplus of supbar software available on Nintendo eShop, before delving into the Final Fantasy Remake.
Caspius, SiliconNooB, Mel, and Bup present a two-hour discussion of the long-awaited release of Final Fantasy VII Remake (Part 1), covering roughly the first third of the game, and discussing the game's significant narrative depatures from the original.
Caspius and SiliconNooB practise 'social distancing' with regard to the week's avalanche of shovelware releases, and spend their time instead on a discussion of the original release of Final Fantasy VII, and what has been learned for playing the remake.
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When SiliconNooB becomes convinced that the world stands on the brink of a zombie apocalypse, he abandons his gamer roots in an attempt to get a job with Polygon and hide within their elitist compound, but Caspius swiftly rebuffs him for his treachery.
SiliconNooB returns from a week-long matrimonial booze-up thoroughly disinfected with alcohol, but also losing his ability to function as a gamer, and increasingly inclined to use of 'easy mode' and 'golden feathers', much to the consternation of Caspius.
With SiliconNooB away at his brother Bruce's wedding, Caspius and Imitanis survey a news week littered with cancellations and delays caused by the media's pandemic fearmongering, but still find time to review the recent Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo.
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