As Activision loses long-term senior employees and high-profile corporate partners, Lusipurr, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB speculate about the diminishing position of one of the largest and most significant players in the video game development industry.
Imitanis and SiliconNooB vye for the position of Chief Financial Officer at The Day Tonight, and the decision is finalised when Lusipurr determines that of the two financial contenders, only Imitanis is capable of counting beyond the number ten.
When SiliconNooB is unable to be present for the last podcast of the year, Lusipurr uses the power of ‘Science’ and ‘Electron Microscopy’ to combine the DNA of SiliconNooB and Imitanis, resulting in a new and terrifying creation: The ImitaNooB.
As Christmas approaches once again for Australia (and the rest of the world as well), Lusipurr and SiliconNooB present the news and a variety of Christmas- and winter-themed variety programming, including poetic verses both whimsical and poignant.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB exchange felicities and then investigate the musical wunderkraft of Skrillex, the world-famous (or should that be notorious?) avant-garde composer, known for his seizure-inducing psychosounds and essays in auditory schizophrenia.
Lusipurr and Imitanis speculate about the absence of SiliconNooB: last seen getting blind ‘tired’ in a bar, S’NooB was deemed too ‘tired’ to drive, and was poured into a taxi to go home and take a S’NooB S’NooZ to sleep off his ‘tiredness’. Snooze well!
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis plan a televised, cross-America road trip (including Ethos) to visit famous arcades, pie shops, and natural wonders. But disagreement erupts over the choice of vehicle, the selected destinations, and everything else.
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis address the topic of dialogue in games: how it should be connected to gameplay, and how the current trend in RPGs inclines developers to increasingly protracted dialogue expansion, often at a cost to enjoyment.
Lusipurr is joined by Imitanis and SiliconNooB, resulting in an international panel of video game experts, to discuss Sony’s decision to avoid E3 in 2019, the future announcement and release of the PlayStation 5, and the value of Nintendo Switch Online.
When SiliconNooB claims illness so that he can embark on a cross-continent booze-up forbidden by Lusipurr, Imitanis steps into the breach, only to discover that fortune has already tailored the news for The Day Tonight’s Australian correspondant.