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.
Caspius and SiliconNooB argue about Final Fantasy X’s complete lack of any redeeming features, before coming to agreement about Dirge of Cerberus, Nintendo’s Animal Crossing chore simulator series, and the importance of superb Hungarian translations.
Caspius and SiliconNooB inaugurate a new era for the Starlight Megaphone by bringing in a connexion to the multi-award-winning Final Fantasy VI Radio Drama, before announcing a potential autumn playthrough game, and an announcement of an announcement.
As the site enters week three of the ‘Autumn SaGa’ Romancing SaGa 3 playthrough, the semi-final of the Smash Bros. Tournament sees the initial field of eighty contenders reduced to a mere four, with catastrophic results for Caspius’ few remaining hopes.
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.
Tokyo Mirage Sessions will probably be censored, Blizzard is now in charge of upholding Chinese State censorship, and censor happy Sony is in a state of chaos ahead of the launch of the PS5 in the news of the week!
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.
As England’s Ashes chances falter at Headingley, Caspius begs for a miracle in order to triumph over his Australian foe. Bup arrives, bringing news of Yazuka remasters and Overwatch competitive meta changes, leading to his swift ejection from the panel.