With 2020 finally done and dusted, the Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Seb take stock of the video game industry and the changes it has seen over the past year, including the customary awards ceremony for the worst platform, developer, and game of the year.
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 and SiliconNooB announce the rumour of an announcement of an announcement when rumour of Final Fantasy XVI makes the rounds, and the site begins its collective playthrough of Xenoblade Chronicles, following the release of the Definitive Edition.
After an inexplicable technical mishap results in the podcast disappearing, Caspius, Imitanis, and Ethos record anew, presenting their thoughts on the surplus of supbar software available on Nintendo eShop, before delving into the Final Fantasy Remake.
As further Final Fantasy VII Remake details surface, Caspius and SiliconNooB conclude that the forthcoming title will serve only to destroy all trace of the original's excellence, henceforth replacing it, for new gamers, with Nomura's fetid production.
With the design of a 1990s subwoofer, the Xbox Series X--now called simply 'Xbox'--is unveiled by Microsoft to the consternation of Caspius and SiliconNooB, who wonder if there is a German reason why companies shy away from releasing 'version 9' products.
Caspius and SiliconNooB examine the latest release of Square Enix propaganda related to the Final Fantasy VII Remake, including new (terrible) characters, Aerith's combat details, Heidegger's weight-loss plan, and the conspicuous absence of Red XIII.
Following the Smash tournament, and at the conclusion of the Romancing SaGa 3 playthrough, Caspius and SiliconNooB inaugurate the Christmas season by beheading the Gaming Moment Tyrant, Imitanis, in a spectacle intended to delight Texan readers.
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 devote themselves to a most political podcast, focusing on problems of discourse in the gaming community, and what gamers (and journalists) mean when they speak of 'politics', 'immersion', and other vague or contentious topics.