Following the Nintendo Direct of the previous week, Sony responds with a State of Play video intended to build interest in a slate of underwhelming titles, including a particularly egregious Final Fantasy VII-centred showing from Square Enix.
Google Stadia now has one foot in the grave, a Goldeneye HD port from Rare has leaked onto the internet, and Mass Effect is going to be censored in the news of the week!
Great Takahashi, / ambitious, planned Xenogears, / but without caution. Time, too short for men, / defied him, ruined his plans, / but left him unmoved. In time, Nintendo, / seeking a man of vision, / helped him to glory.
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.
Caspius and SiliconNooB survey a highly litigious collection of stories in the weekly news, reveal astonshing records set by Final Fantasy VII Remake and the Nintendo Switch, and prepare for the forthcoming site-wide playthrough of Xenoblade Chronicles.
The PS5 struggles with price, the PS5 also struggles with style, and Wizards of the Coast are just openly recruiting Bioware defectors now in the news of the week!
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.
Nintendo uses defective analogue sticks in their new Switch Lite console, PS5 Pro rumoured to launch alongside the base console, and Anthem is dead as a door nail in the news of the week!
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!