Blizzcon turned out horribly for Blizzard this year (as expected), Blizzard president lies about being ‘sorry’, and Anthem is stone cold dead 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.
The Ashes continues and Caspius is plunged ever further into despair by the underwhelming performance of England, but with Gamescom on the horizon, the prospect of new video game news lifts his flagging spirits–and even Nintendo is trying to help!
Square Enix cancels a tourney over death threats, two BioWare lead producers quit inside of a week, and Gearbox bans users for wrongthink in the news of the week!
The panel discusses the best and worst implementations of New Game+ mode in RPGs, and what they would like developers to consider in order to avoid the pitfalls of Ghosts ‘n’ Goblins, and instead reach the same level of success as Chrono Trigger.
Hajime Tabata unveils his new project, Microsoft unveil a new console, and Dragon Age 4 will be an always online ‘games as a service’ in the news of the week!
Naoki Yoshida is probably directing Final Fantasy XVI, which will be a battle royale game, and Bioware’s gross incompetence has been exposed in the news of the week!
SiliconNooB makes a well-hydrated recovery to rejoin Imitanis and Lusipurr for a rundown of the week’s news and the site’s playthrough of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Perhaps Nintendo’s VR ‘device’ can help him catch up to the other staff!
Bowser takes over Nintendo, Xbox is becoming a third party developer for Nintendo, and Bioware is probably shutting down in the news of the week!
Nintendo dropped a Direct, Shenmue III is a waste of everybody’s time and money, and Anthem’s lead writer has quit Bioware in the news of the week!