Yoshinori Kitase promises further destruction of Final Fantasy VII, Atlus is busy fixing Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne HD Remaster, and Japanese developers share their resolutions for 2021 in the news of the week!
Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis consider Cyberpunk 2077, and take a hard-nosed look at the development of game licensing, from its origins as funding for consumer-focused quality assurance systems, to its modern incarnation as a tax on developers.
Caspius and SiliconNooB engage in some long-form discussion on the topic of creative style in video games, before they review the latest updates from the site-wide playthroughs, report the news, and trudge miserably through a particularly large Plop.
When Caspius sends his laptop in for repair, the podcast panel is forced to rely upon vintage hardware (with a commensurate loss in quality), but they are undeterred in presenting Capcom's forthcoming release schedule, PS5 launch figures, and more!
Caspius and SiliconNooB prepare for the Playthroughs Revisited feature by examining year-end sales data for Nintendo, and the totals are so impressively large, both in terms of hardware and software, that they leave no room for doubt: that's Numberwang!
As Sony continues to decline into developer and consumer irrelevance, Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis consider the incomparable success of the Nintendo Switch, and review the latest on the Earthbound playthrough, Final Fantasy XVI, and Adventure Plops.
Caspius, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB review progress on the site-wide playthrough of Earthbound, report the latest from the Zelda development teams, announce the price of the next-gen XBox consoles, and read the latest iTunes Review Contest entries.
As the Earthbound playthrough launches, Imitanis and SiliconNooB join Caspius to lament that Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered has been Disastered, with software-based region-locking and multiplayer restrictions designed to prevent imports.
To celebrate a new podcast milestone, Caspius announces a contest for the best new US iTunes review, and joins Reetin, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB to review the latest encouraging news about Skyward Sword in advance of the upcoming Earthbound playthrough.
Crystal Chronicles multiplayer is region locked, Epic and Apple are at one another's throats, and Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 is shaping up to be a disaster in the news of the week!
As the site bids farewell to the Xenoblade Chronicles playthrough, Earthbound is on the horizon: Caspius and SiliconNooB discuss the latest XBox series X leaks, including a release date, before delving into the latest Switch-boosted sales figures.