Square Enix is getting ready to revive the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII, Pokemon GO players ruin the UK government's hoax lockdown, and CD Projekt Red may be fined 10% of their Cyberpunk 2077 revenue in the news of the week!
Yoshinori Kitase promises further destruction of Final Fantasy VII, Atlus is busy fixing Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne HD Remaster, and Japanese developers share their resolutions for 2021 in the news of the week!
In this special edition of the Plop current and ex-staff pick their favourite games or developers from the past year. 2020 has been a year of many up and downs, but it has also brought with it many gems and turds. What has brought joy to us this year?
As the news season begins to slow in anticipation of the holiday rush, Caspius and SiliconNooB review the latest from the Earthbound playthrough, news about a new physical edition of Final Fantasy IX, and the insane prognostications of industry analysts.
The FFXVI battle system designer has said some interesting things about command-based battle systems, Konami has released a selection of games to Good Old Games, and PS5 storage space is going to be a real squeeze in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB revel in the latest Cricket news, discuss the closing days of the Xenoblade Chronicles playthrough, prepare for the forthcoming Earthbound feature, and have an extra helping of Pikmin before attending a musical edition of The Plop.
Rumours regarding Final Fantasy XVI have been circulating, Playasia is now publishing pantsu, and two big Japanese remakes have underperformed in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB survey a highly litigious collection of stories in the weekly news, reveal astonshing records set by Final Fantasy VII Remake and the Nintendo Switch, and prepare for the forthcoming site-wide playthrough of Xenoblade Chronicles.
After Caspius reviews Final Fantasy VII Remake, Imitanis and SiliconNooB discuss the future of the series, including the likely outcome for both the battle system and overworld in Final Fantasy VII Remake-2 and Sephiroth Returns: Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Nomura opens up about VIIR changes, Naughty Dog attempts to control spoilers, and Naughty Dog attempts to control Youtubers in the news of the week!
Caspius reviews Final Fantasy VII Remake, Square Enix's long-anticipated reenvisioning of their landmark 1997 title, in an evaluation meant to address the new game both as a stand-alone work and as a remake of one of the beloved legends of gaming history.