SiliconNooB makes merry, and then some, before joining Caspius in a considerable state of inebriation. The news is examined in due course, followed by the knock-out round of the Smash Bros. Tournament, without any sign of SiliconNooB’s unnamed ‘thingy’.
Post-Blizzcon, Caspius and SiliconNooB finish off the six remaining battles of the Smash Bros. Tournament qualifying round, whittling down eighty games to merely forty, resulting in the exclusion of many of Caspius’ favourites–and SiliconNooB’s as well!
Caspius and SiliconNooB launch the first round of the Smash Bros. Tournament, eliminating a selection of games and bringing Caspius ever closer to a potential playthrough and review of Shadow the Hedgehog, Shadowgate, or Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.
Caspius and SiliconNooB discuss Capcom’s intention of reviving dormant franchises, and SN tries to allay Caspius’ fears with news of Konami ‘reviving’ Silent Hill for pachislot machines and Sony ‘reviving’ Wild Arms for an abysmal mobile sequel.
Caspius and SiliconNooB devote themselves to a most political podcast, focusing on problems of discourse in the gaming community, and what gamers (and journalists) mean when they speak of ‘politics’, ‘immersion’, and other vague or contentious topics.
Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis discuss the history of site-wide playthroughs, and try to decide whether to play a game that is available on current systems (Breath of Fire!) or a game which is available only on older consoles (Earthbound!).
Caspius and SiliconNooB stage an intervention with Imitanis, the site’s premiere Fallout fanboy, using a combination of traditional JRPGs, classic pixel art, chiptunes soundtracks, and repeated whacks about the face and head with a steel-rimmed megaphone.
Caspius and SiliconNooB review the end of summer prospects for video games–and there are a lot of them. With a bounty of new releases and remasters, and the prospect of the Christmas season on the horizon, the future of gaming has never looked brighter!
The arrival of the Tokyo Game Show brings a veritable deluge of video game news, including a bevy of console release dates and the debut of a new Final Fantasy VII remake trailer and demo–and, in a much-demanded addition, the inclusion of a Classic mode!
As England and Australia contest the fourth Ashes Test, Nintendo releases a new Direct announcement with both broad support for classic ports and the long-predicted addition of a Super Nintendo Switch Online service, leading to Mr. Nintendo’s depression.