Exposure to Final Fantasy X leaves Caspius crippled with the Brown Rain, and a quieter, more studious podcast is the result, with a thorough examination of Nintendo's total domination of the Japanese video game market, following Sony's self-destruction.
Square Enix is getting ready to revive the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII, Pokemon GO players ruin the UK government's lockdown, and CD Projekt Red may be fined 10% of their Cyberpunk 2077 revenue in the news of the week!
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, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis consider Cyberpunk 2077, and take a hard-nosed look at the development of game licensing, from its origins as funding for consumer-focused quality assurance systems, to its modern incarnation as a tax on developers.
Sony pulls Cyberpunk 2077 from PSN, CD Projekt Red claims that the game is profitable, and CD Projekt Red deep throats the Chinese Communist Party 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.
Cyberpunk 2077 is a disaster, CD Projekt Red has been misleading customers, and the company has lost 29% of their share price in the news of the week!
December holds a long awaited treat in Cyberpunk 2077, assuming it does not get a fourth delay. Are the any of the staff planning on picking it up this month? Will they be buying any new games for themselves in the Christmas season? Read on to find out!
With the end of the year approaching, the rush is on for developers to delay their incomplete games and abandon their unrealisable projects, with mentions this week for Bravely Default II, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 6, Halo Infinite, Everwild, and Diablo IV.
Caspius and SiliconNooB argue about Final Fantasy X's complete lack of any redeeming features, before coming to agreement about Dirge of Cerberus, Nintendo's Animal Crossing chore simulator series, and the importance of superb Hungarian translations.
Caspius and SiliconNooB announce a new approach to site-wide playthroughs and set the date for the next playthrough in the spring; and, Caspius provides mini-reviews of three Switch 'Metroidvania' platformers: The Messenger, Iconoclasts, and Blasphemous.