Mel looks somberly over a grave marked “Konami’s Relevancy” and gives a eulogy for a once-beloved games company. Come inside and see what old memories he has dredged up as well as a better insight into how it all came to this regrettable outcome.
On the back of an interview with Hajime Tabata, Lusipurr expresses some mild concerns about Final Fantasy XV, Mel dives headfirst into the Dynasty Warriors franchise, and Bup prepares to deliver an in-depth evaluation of the recent iPhone 6 launch.
Following the Tokyo Games Show, Lusipurr fires everyone and releases scores of jitterbugs, resulting in a curious increase in productivity, Mel prepares himself for handheld Smash Bros., and SiliconNooB realises that there is no exploration in Metro.
After SquareEnix decides once again to make JRPGs, Lusipurr and SiliconNooB discuss the death of franchises and conclude that, living in the best of all possible worlds, the expiration of Castlevania and Mega Man were necessary for Flappy Bird to succeed.
Lusipurr has a few gin and tonics and, joined by his even more Australian co-panelist–SiliconNooB–he decides to take the industry to task. The job proving more difficult than intended, Blitzmage is called into the effort, which is mostly a rant.
The events of E3 (Wednesday) – Featuring: Nintendo throw a mediocre 3DS conference, and it is revealed that Konami will be sticking with an ambient orchestral soundtrack for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate.
The PlayStation Network version of Castlevania Harmony of Despair is available along with free DLC which is included with the game.