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!
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!
Lusipurr is unwell, so SiliconNooB takes over the duty of discussion protagonist, issuing forth sundry beer-infused opinions on the news of the week, but especially the Nintendo Direct–and, The Day Tonight’s prognostications are proved once again!
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!
Kingdom Come sells well in spite of the hostile gaming press and Ubisoft completely butchers history with Assassin’s Creed DLC. UPDATE: SiliconNooB injured, TDT solicits news (fake or real) from readers. Check inside for details!
Destiny 2 may have failed, but TSM returns to award-winning form with an veritable avalanche of dismal news from around the gaming industry, all delivered with the cynical rancor listeners have come to expect after eight years of hebphrenic podcasts.