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!
When SiliconNooB gives his Australiaitis to Imitanis, the podcast panel is once again reduced to two players. Lusipurr discusses the necessity of challenge in games and wider culture, whilst SN engages in some Nantucket-based poetry appreciation.
On Australia Day, SiliconNooB is boozed-up and ready for a fight when Lusipurr downplays the alleged horribleness of the Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana translation. But the two panelists find common ground over the issue of video game collector’s editions.
With the Summer Donation Drive at an end, Lusipurr and SilconNooB celebrate/commerisate about the success/failure of the site’s sixth consecutive successful/first-ever failed funding appeal. On the schedule: alcohol, and the poems of Philip Larkin.
Forced to play Final Fantasy XV, Lusipurr is more than a little riled-up. When he is joined by SiliconNooB and Sebastian in the wake of the Video Game Awards, his frustration turns to rage directed at bad decisions and the fanboys who support them.
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Adeki return to discussing video games in a week chock-full of news, including the potential announcement of StarCraft HD, and Square Enix’s novel approach of using dying children as a marketing point for Final Fantasy XV.
Nintendo may have postponed NX production to include VR, Take-Two’s boss completely trashes VR, Criminal Girls 2 gets censored, and Blood-C has best waifus in the news of the week!
Nintendo has cut even more content from Fire Emblem Fates, Capcom admit to kowtowing to SJWs, Mighty No. 9 gets delayed again, and Erased turns back time in the news of the week!
Nintendo and Square Enix bravely avoid conflict, translators take it upon themselves to re-write game scripts, DoAX3 gets cancelled in the West, and fancy ladies like common boys in the news of the week!
Operation Supply Drop drops gamers, Nintendo and Capcom have been censoring their games, Nintendo creates a gender-swapped Link, and Lupin III is back on TV in the news of the week!