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.
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.
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.
Bioware is worried about what the death of Destiny 2 may mean for Anthem, David Jaffe has to shut down his studio, and backwards compatibility is a thing on PS4, but Sony will not allow it in the news of the week!
Electronic Bioturds is hamburgled of its fanfic writing talent, Microsoft has another epic week of Xbone backflips, and Resident Evil 7 is allegedly returning to survival horror in the news of the week!
The Doctors beat a hasty retreat from the clutches of EA, the Greek Government detains two developers from Bohemia Interactive, and Sony faces precipitous financial woes in the week's grim tidings.